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Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 11): Olga Stezhko

St Mary le Strand (The Jewel of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 15 Mar

Mendelssohn By Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Mendelssohn's greatest works, performed by renowned concert pianist... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 21 Mar

Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of the greatest wokrs for classical piano along with Gershwin's iconic... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 22 Mar

Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 9) - Astral Saxophone Quar

Enjoy the ninth and final concert in this exceptional new series of dates of outstanding chamber music in the beautiful... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 22 Mar

Vivaldi Violin Concertos by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform a selection of magnificent Violin concertos and... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Sat 23 Mar

The Black Rise Dining Experience

Black Rise is about creating meaningful connections within The Black professional community and beyond... See more >
Akara Restaurant, 18 Stoney St, London, Greater London, GB SE1 9AD
Wed 28 Feb

Green Glam | Sustainable Fashion Pop-Up

THU 29th FEB, 10AM - 4PM 48% of people do not know where to find or how to access sustainable fashion... See more >
The Conduit, 6 Langley Street, London WC2H 9JA
Thu 29 Feb

Exclusive Wine Dinners at Gordon Ramsay Restaurants' The Savoy Grill

A “wine room of dreams” can be found in the glamorous and glittering Savoy Grill. The Wine Experience room, a..... See more >
The Savoy Hotel, Strand WC2R 0EZ
Tue 27 Feb, Wed 6 Mar, Tue 9 Apr

Salsa Dinner Dance Fun entertainment

Salsa Soho is a cocktail bar, restaurant and nightclub situated in the heart of Central London, Just 3 minutes walk... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd , London WC2H 0JG
Today to Thu 29 Feb

Party Night Saturdays. Free entry B4 7pm

LATINOS Saturday 16:00 - 03:00 Happy Hour 50% off drinks from 4pm - 8pm (Excluding Champagne and wine) Happy Hour... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG
Today, Sat 2 Mar

Dembon & Reggaeton Mondays

Our amazing Monday offers at Reggaeton night FREE ENTRY B4 9pm £6 thereafter HAPPY HOUR discounts 4-8pm SALSA... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG
Mon 26 Feb, Mon 4 Mar

Hasta Abajo Friday - FREE entry B4 7pm, Free Dance Class at 7.30pm

Guarare Friday Friday 16:00 - 03:00 Happy Hour 50% off drinks from 4pm - 8pm (Excluding Champagne and wine and... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG
Fri 1 Mar

Cowboys and Lesbians

Nina and Noa are 17 and wasting their youth on flashcards and fantasies about their teachers. They’ve never been to a..... See more >
Park Theatre (Park90), 13 Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP
Today to Sat 9 Mar

The Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion 2024

The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, sung in English, is a much-anticipated fixture in... See more >
Southbank Centre - Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
Sun 17 Mar

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | 24 Preludes Op.28

Celebrate the end of the week with a pre-dinner (6.30pm) or post-dinner (9pm) performance of Chopin, complete with a..... See more >
1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE
Fri 22 Mar

Things to do around London

London, the vibrant capital of the United Kingdom, offers an abundance of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's something for everyone in this bustling metropolis. Let's explore some of the best things to do in London:

1. Visit London's Markets:
- London has a plethora of markets, each with its own unique vibe. Here are some must-visit options:
- Old Spitalfields Market: Located in east central London, it offers vintage clothing, handmade accessories, worldly foods, and novel art.
- Camden Market: Perfect for rockers and music lovers, it's known for leather jackets, vegan lunch options, and piercings.
- Portobello Market: Notting Hill's colorful houses and unique items make it a popular spot for photographers.
- Borough Market: London's premium food market with a variety of delicious treats, from coffee to fresh farm produce¹.

2. Explore Arty and Architectural Gems:
- Even if you're not religious, visiting London's churches is a treat. Explore historic architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Some notable ones include:
- St. Paul's Cathedral: Climb to the top for panoramic views of the city.
- Westminster Abbey: A UNESCO World Heritage Site with centuries of history.
- St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Attend a classical music concert or enjoy a meal at its crypt cafe.
- Southwark Cathedral: A hidden gem near Borough Market.
- Temple Church: Known for its round nave and medieval origins³.

3. Enjoy the Outdoors:
- London has beautiful green spaces and outdoor activities:
- Hyde Park: Stroll by the Serpentine, rent a rowboat, or have a picnic.
- Regent's Park: Visit the Queen Mary's Rose Garden and the London Zoo.
- Richmond Park: Spot deer and enjoy the vast open space.
- Hampstead Heath: Explore the heathland, swim in the ponds, and take in the skyline views.
- Thames River Walk: Follow the Thames Path for scenic riverside views².

4. Quirky and Fun Activities:
- London offers plenty of unique experiences:
- Shuffleboarding: Try shuffleboard at venues like The London Shuffle Club.
- Escape Rooms: Solve puzzles and unravel mysteries at various escape room locations.
- Weird Experiences: From immersive theater to unusual dining, London has it all.
- Electronic Darts: Play darts with a modern twist at Flight Club.
- Go Karting: Race around indoor tracks at TeamSport Karting.
- Virtual Reality Experiences: Try VR gaming or immersive storytelling at Otherworld³.

5. Day Trips from London:
- If you have more time, consider day trips to nearby destinations:
- Windsor: Visit Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world.
- Greenwich: Explore the Royal Observatory, the Cutty Sark, and the Maritime Museum.
- Oxford: Discover the famous university city and its historic colleges.
- Cambridge: Explore the picturesque colleges and punting on the River Cam.
- Brighton: Enjoy the beach, the Royal Pavilion, and the quirky Lanes⁴.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in culture, outdoor adventures, or quirky experiences, London promises an unforgettable day out! 🌟🏙️🎉¹²³⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 22 Brilliant Ideas for the Best Days Out in London - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-london/.
(2) Over 80 (Very) Fun And Quirky Activities In London - DesignMyNight. https://www.designmynight.com/london/quirky-activities-london.
(3) 101 things to do outdoors in London - visitlondon.com. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/101-things-to-do-outdoors-in-london.
(4) 17 Best Day Trips From London | Day Trip Ideas Near London - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/london/travel/the-best-day-trips-from-london.