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Today to Mon 17 Jun, By Distance closest first.

Cold Water

After university, Emma moves back with her parents in Hertfordshire and gets a job at her old school, assisting in the... See more >
13 Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP
Today to Sat 1 Jun

36 Ashley Road - Open Garden for NGS

36 Ashley Road - Open Garden for NGS A lush town garden rich in textures, colour and forms. At its best in late spring as Japanese maple cultivars display..... See more >
36 Ashley Road, Crouch Hill N19 3AF
Sun 26 May and Mon 27 May

Wine O'Clock | £5 Organic Wine

We get it - London can really put a dent in your wallet. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Wine O’Clock - where..... See more >
4 Topsfield Parade, , London, Crouch End N8 8PR
Today, Fri 24 May, Mon 27 May, and more dates until Thu 20 Jun

Retail Wednesdays

Retail Wednesdays Every Wednesday at Humble Grape Crouch End you can drink our shop bottles in our restaurant at retail prices, all day... See more >
4 Topsfield Parade, , London, Crouch End N8 8PR
Wed 22 May, Wed 29 May, Wed 5 Jun, Wed 12 Jun

SHUNK

SHUNK: A one-man play, written and performed by Welsh Creative Jacob Ethan Tanner. We follow Dai, our rough and..... See more >
The pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF
Fri 24 May and Sat 25 May

Drag Baby

‘All you have to do is spunk into a little pot. I’m not asking you to do anything hard.’ Dan, a misanthropic drag..... See more >
Pleasance London, Downstairs Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF
Tue 4 Jun to Sat 22 Jun

7 St Paul's Place - Open Garden for NGS

7 St Paul’s Place - Open Garden for NGS The main feature of the walled garden is a pond with natural planting to encourage pollinators and birds... See more >
7 St Paul’s Place, Islington N1 2QE
Sat 25 May

Torriano Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Torriano Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS This beautiful 1 acre community garden, designed and built in 2003 by the residents helped by the Army, has amazing... See more >
Torriano Community Garden, NW5 2ST
Sun 16 Jun

Barnsbury Group - Open Garden for NGS

Barnsbury Group - Open Garden for NGS Discover four contrasting spaces in Barnsbury's Georgian squares. 57 Huntingdon Street is a secluded garden with..... See more >
Barnsbury Group, N1 1BX
Sun 2 Jun

Requiem for Change

Klein is a journalist investigating capitalism’s effect on climate change.  Her sister, Naomi, is a reclusive cellist..... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Thu 30 May to Sat 1 Jun

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS 150ft Islington garden, designed and planted over the last 30 yrs. This fully accessible family garden draws..... See more >
6 Thornhill Road, Islington N1 1HW
Sat 15 Jun

A Word For Mother

Tim McArthur’s newest play A Word For Mother premieres this spring with an all-female cast and creative team... See more >
1 North Road, Highgate Village, London N6 4BD
Today to Sun 26 May

Longitude

World premiere of a new musical: crashing waves, swelling music and an emotional storm across the 18th century that... See more >
1 North Road, Highgate Village, London N6 4BD
Thu 13 Jun to Sun 7 Jul

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS An English country garden in the heart of Islington. Lush planting: Cytisus battandieri 'Yellow Tail' tree,..... See more >
58 Halliford Street, Canonbury N1 3EQ
Sun 16 Jun

2 Camden Mews - Open Garden for NGS

2 Camden Mews - Open Garden for NGS Twenty yrs ago, two long gardens were turned into one. This resulted in a good sized garden, unusually broad for London..... See more >
2 Camden Mews, Camden Town NW1 9DB
Sun 9 Jun
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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 produce.

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 origins.

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 views.

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 Lanes.

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!