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(le)Pain

Jean Daniel Broussé (JD), the only son of a fourth-generation French baker, will not be following in his ancestors’... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Today

Knot

Internationally acclaimed circus and dance performers, Nikki Rummer and JD Broussé, use hand-to-hand circus skills to... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Thu 22 Feb

Shenanigans

Join us on a journey filled with airplanes, juggling, an inflatable swimming pool and a wild train ride that will take... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Sun 25 Feb

Show Pony

Do you know what happens when female acrobats hit middle age? still hungry don’t know either, but they’re trying to..... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Sat 2 Mar

Just So

Music by George Stiles Lyrics by Anthony Drewe Inspired by the stories of Rudyard Kipling Five of Rudyard... See more >
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Tue 5 Mar to Sat 9 Mar

‘That which never can be suppressed’: LGBTQ+ history in the RCP collec

Join us for a lively virtual event exploring some fascinating and potentially challenging collections highlighting the... See more >
Royal College of Physicians Museum, 11 St Andrew’s Place London NW1 4LE
Today

RCP Museum Taster Tour: Fortitude

Join an expert from the RCP archives, heritage library and museum team for an introductory tour to powerful exhibition... See more >
Royal College of Physicians Museum, 11 St Andrews Place London NW1 4LE
Wed 6 Mar

RCP Museum Late: Women in medicine

Join us to celebrate Women’s History Month after hours. Explore the history of women in medicine at the Royal College..... See more >
Royal College of Physicians Museum, 11 St Andrews Place London NW1 4LE
Thu 7 Mar

Legs Eleven: The Burlesque Bingo Show

Get ready for the tease of your life as burlesque meets bingo in an evening of glamour, giggles and guaranteed,... See more >
18-22 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB
Sat 24 Feb, Sat 23 Mar

‘This Delightful Woman' Exhibition at City Lit

City Lit Gallery are proud to present the exhibition ‘This Delightful Woman’, the first solo show by artist Susannah... See more >
Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA
Thu 29 Feb to Sat 16 Mar

Sunday Papers Live

The Ultimate Sunday Experience, Sunday Papers Live, makes its much-anticipated return on Sunday 17th March taking place... See more >
ONE Marylebone, 1 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 4AQ
Sun 17 Mar

Mozart Concertos by Candlelight (featuring Clarinet concerto)

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta and renowned pianist Warren Mailley-Smith perform a couple of... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Sat 24 Feb

Warren Mailley-Smith (Piano)

Enjoy a spectacular recital by renowned concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith including an outstanding selection of... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 29 Feb

Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 10): Ashley Fripp

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 1 Mar

Schubert by Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Franz Schubert's greatest works for piano by renowned concert... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 7 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.