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Today to Sun 24 Mar, By Distance closest first. Page 2

Welcome Spring Concert - Slavic Voices and Maspindzeli Choirs

Welcome Spring Concert - Slavic Voices and Maspindzeli Choirs Songs from thousands of miles away welcome you into Spring and are brought to your doorstep by these two British... See more >
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 3DJ

B&O Music Lates: Weekly Music Performances at Bang & Olufsen Mayfair

Positioned in the heart of Mayfair’s illustrious art and design district, the flagship store was designed to become a... See more >
Mayfair, 72 New Bond Street, . W1S 1RR
Thu 29 Feb

Mother's Day Jewellery Pendant Making Event & Free Jewellery Cleaning

Enjoy a day of creativity with the UK’s leading bespoke jeweller and create a personalised memento as a Mother’s Day... See more >
69 Regent’s Park Road Primrose Hill London NW1 8UY
Sat 9 Mar

The Alpro Breakfast Tasting Event hosted by Poppy O’Toole

Breakfast lovers rejoice! This March, a unique breakfast event is coming to London, and it’s set to be downright..... See more >
Mortimer House, 37- 41 Mortimer St W1T 3JH
Thu 14 Mar

Bert Hardy: Photojournalism in War and Peace

London-born photographer Bert Hardy (1913-1995, UK) was an influential English press and documentary photographer known... See more >
16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW
Today to Sat 20 Apr

Broadway Meets West End featuring West End star Matthew Goodgame

Broadway Meets West End features the welcome return of West End musical theatre star Matthew Goodgame... See more >
The Crazy Coqs, Zedels, 20 Sherwood Street, London W1F 7ED
Sun 24 Mar

Wish You Weren't Here

After all those extra shifts, all Lorna wants is a night out on the town and time to reconnect with her daughter... See more >
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE
Today to Sat 2 Mar

Wish You Weren’t Here

“I might not be able to drive legally, but I’m pretty nifty in a dodgem” After all those extra shifts, all Lorna wants... See more >
Soho Theatre, London, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE
Today to Sat 2 Mar

52 Monologues for Young Transexuals

“What's the worst thing that's ever made you feel like a woman?” 52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals is a..... See more >
21 Dean St, London W1D 3NE
Mon 4 Mar to Sat 16 Mar

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, and... See more >
St James Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Fri 22 Mar

Prolisok Step into Ukraine 2: A Benefit Concert for Ukraine

Prolisok Step into Ukraine 2: A Benefit Concert for Ukraine An amazing fundraising concert showcasing flamboyant dances from the various regions of Ukraine, hosted by leading UK... See more >
Shaw Theatre 100-110 Euston Road London NW12AJ UK NW1 2AJ
Sun 10 Mar

Pop Up Vintage Fairs London at the Old Hampstead Town Hall!

Pop Up Vintage Fairs London are excited to return to the Old Hampstead Town Hall at Wac Arts, 213 Haverstock Hill,... See more >
213 Haverstock Hill NW3 4QP
Sun 17 Mar

Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam @ The Spice of Life, Soho Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam

Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam @ The Spice of Life, Soho Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam It don’t mean a thang if it ain’t got… those ‘Jazz Notes’. Enjoy sumptuous chilled and scintillating jazz with the..... See more >
The Spice of Life 6 Moor St London W1D 5NA
Today, Sun 3 Mar, and more dates until Sun 31 Mar

‘Showcase', an evening of acoustic music @ The Spice of Life, Soho

‘Showcase’, an evening of acoustic music @ The Spice of Life, Soho ‘Showcase’, an acoustic session to introduce audiences to music from emerging artists. Keeping it live; no material..... See more >
The Spice of Life 6 Moor St London W1D 5NA
Wed 6 Mar

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

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.