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Rubber Duck Race and Dragon Boat Regatta at Merchant Square

Rubber Duck Race and Dragon Boat Regatta at Merchant Square The beloved Rubber Duck Race and Dragon Boat Regatta are making a splash again this year on the Regent's Canal to benefit Cosmic, the charity... more >
Merchant Square Paddington Basin W2 1JS
Thu 25 Jul

Summer Postcard Trail

Nine postcards. One epic adventure Oh no! Pelican Postie has dropped their postbag, scattering mail across our wetland centres... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeth Walk SW13 9WT
Thu 25 Jul to Sun 1 Sep

The Lamb Tavern’s Scotch Egg Race

Next on the agenda is The Lamb Tavern’s Scotch Egg Race. The 18th century pub, known for its famous annual pancake day race, will be honouring their..... more >
Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LT
Thu 25 Jul

Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 20) - Sam Haywood

St Mary le Strand (The Jewel of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Fri 26 Jul

Mel McGlensey is Motorboat by Mel McGlensey

London Clown Festival We’re delighted to be a venue for the acclaimed London Clown Festival for the first time... more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Fri 26 Jul

Care UK Sports Day - Elizabeth Lodge

With the Olympics fast approaching, a local care home is limbering up for its very own sporting tournament... more >
69 Pennington Dr, London N21 1TG
Fri 26 Jul

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight

Enjoy an outstanding musical evening with a breathtaking programme of Chopin's piano masterpieces in the stunning candlelit setting of St Mary... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Fri 26 Jul

RnB Divas: Part 2

If you missed our first unforgettable night, don't worry—R&B Divas Pt 2 is here to bring back the magic!... more >
Golden Bee Singer Street EC1V 9DD
Fri 26 Jul

Friday Night Funnies - Comedy at Chickenshed

Chickenshed's comedy nights continue to light up with laughs, thanks to Resistance Comedy bringing in some of the finest comedy performers to... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Fri 26 Jul

Severndroog Summer Lates 2024 - Cygnet Committee

Friday Late at Severndroog Castle with music, dancing, bar and food in the courtyard. Expect a great evening: from The Cure to The Clash, via..... more >
Severndroog Castle, Castle Wood, Shooters Hill SE18 3RT
Fri 26 Jul

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 27 Jul

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 27 Jul

Silly Little Things byTrygve Wakenshaw

Edinburgh Fringe Previews Three bold and hilarious performances that are destined to take over Fringe this summer... more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Sat 27 Jul

Quiet and Calm Pond Dipping

27 July - 31 August (Sat only) Experience tranquillity with our Quiet and Calm Pond Dipping sessions A Sensory-Friendly Wildlife Exploration... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 27 Jul to Sat 31 Aug

Twickenham & District Model Railway Club OPEN DAY from 10am to 4pm

Twickenham & District Model Railway Club's annual Open Day will showcase the club's activities with no fewer than EIGHT working layouts... more >
Kerswell Hall, Wills Crescent, Hounslow TW3 TW3 2JF
Sat 27 Jul

Golden Age of Piracy

Join us for a weekend of living history as the Old Royal Naval College is overrun with pirates! This Join us for a weekend of living history as the..... more >
London SE10 9NN
Sat 27 Jul and Sun 28 Jul

53 Lady Aylesford Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

53 Lady Aylesford Avenue - Open Garden for NGS A compact tropical fusion garden developed over the past 6 yrs, set in a 20 yr old development of a Battle of Britain, RAF base... more >
53 Lady Aylesford Avenue, Stanmore HA7 4FG
Sat 27 Jul

34 Buxton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

34 Buxton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Have you been to the Black & Bold yet' Traditional elements of a garden reimagined at Black & Bold... more >
34 Buxton Gardens, Acton W3 9LQ
Sat 27 Jul and Sun 28 Jul

Ben & Jerry's Sundaes Festival Returns to London For Summer 2024

This summer, Ben & Jerry’s is returning to London for the first time in over a decade, with its annual festival at Chiswick House in West London on... more >
Chiswick House, Chiswick, London W4 2QN
Sat 27 Jul

Yolanda Brown's Band Jam

Dubbed “Jools Holland for kids”, YolanDa’s Band Jam encourages children to discover the joys of music through dancing, singing and playing!... more >
Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
Sat 27 Jul

Queen

As ‘An Evening with Queen Victoria’, the play was a world-wide success for 28 years for Prunella Scales, who now features in recently-recorded... more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road, Chiswick W4 1LW
Sun 28 Jul

Wee Ravers Family Summer Party

Kick off your summer holidays the right way and mark your calendars for Sunday 28th July, as we bring you the ultimate Family Summer Day Party – OLD... more >
BOXPARK Croydon, BEAT BOX, 99 George St, Croydon CR0 1LD
Sun 28 Jul

Tales Big Day Out

Join the Chickenshed Tales from the Shed team as they take over Chickenshed – inside and out! They will fill each moment with song, dance and..... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Sun 28 Jul, Sun 11 Aug

Music on Haikus of Matsuo Basho: The Sound of Water

We would be thrilled to have you join us for an evening enjoying Japanese haiku-inspired music. It would mean a lot to have you there and share this..... more >
SOAS University of London WC1B 5DQ
Sun 28 Jul

5 Blackthorn Av, Apartment 5 - Open Garden for NGS

5 Blackthorn Av, Apartment 5 - Open Garden for NGS Small patio garden with beautiful connection with the house. Plenty of colour, texture and year-round interest with lush tropical, subtropical and..... more >
5 Blackthorn Av, Apartment 5, N7 8AQ
Sun 28 Jul

30 Urlwin Street - Open Garden for NGS

30 Urlwin Street - Open Garden for NGS Lovingly created out of a wilderness over 16 yrs this immaculate garden reflects the elegance of the Georgian house (not open), in a quiet street off... more >
30 Urlwin Street, SE5 0NF
Sun 28 Jul

Monday Myths

Join us for a summer of storytelling and adventure – where every story is a journey into the heart of nature... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Mon 29 Jul, Mon 5 Aug, Mon 12 Aug, Mon 19 Aug, Mon 26 Aug

Dylan Dodds: GroundDodds Day

Do you ever get deja vu? Dylan's last show – 'an innovative way to experience a quarter-life crisis' (TheWeeReview... more >
The Rose & Crown, 71-73 Torriano Ave NW5 2SG
Tue 30 Jul and Wed 31 Jul

Play Like a Victorian Craft Session at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritizing play! Come explore the museum and learn about the life and times of Florence..... more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Tue 30 Jul

Sin Eater

Sin Eater is a bold new production directed and conceived by Karina Aviva Benjamin devised along with the company of theatremakers from E4:14... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Tue 30 Jul and Wed 31 Jul

The Tigon and the Liger Yoga

Join Tales from the Shed’s exciting mix of playful movement and storytelling where well-known children’s books are told through the beautiful power... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Wed 31 Jul

Hex Sells!

In the 15th century, witches were accused of hexing cows, eating babies and even stealing the penises of innocent men!... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Wed 31 Jul

Wednesday Lunchtime Organ Music

Our popular series of summer Wednesday lunchtime organ concerts continues with a programme of music played by guest recitalist Simon Hogan,... more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Wed 31 Jul

Wednesday Workshops - Summer

Are you ready for a summer full of creativity and adventure? Join us every Wednesday for FREE family-friendly activities led by local authors,..... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Wed 31 Jul, Wed 7 Aug, Wed 14 Aug, Wed 21 Aug

Paint Paris!

Your sip & paint event at our home, the London Art Bar, Holborn will be themed around Tom Veiga‘s colourful Eiffel Tower!... more >
London Art Bar 300-302 High Holborn WC1V 7JH
Wed 31 Jul

Sunshine Tales from the Shed

Chickenshed’s Tales from the Shed summer spectacular is an unmissable treat, perfect for young children... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Wed 31 Jul, Fri 2 Aug, Sat 3 Aug, Sat 10 Aug

Rain Weaver - A new fantastical folk music theatre play at the Cockpit

When the storms cleared, the people were gone. Nothing was left but heat and… One mountain, one last place where the rain survived... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth St, London NW8 8EH
Thu 1 Aug

Ripper

In London, 1888, a bold young woman reporter desperate to make a name for herself starts tracking a string of gruesome murders... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Thu 1 Aug to Sat 3 Aug

Gulliver's Travels - a family summer musical

Step into the magical world of Gulliver’s Travels - where the adventure never stops in this fun family musical... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southage N14 4PE
Thu 1 Aug to Sun 4 Aug, Wed 7 Aug to Sat 10 Aug

Florence Fridays: Meet Miss Nightingale

Discover the remarkable story of Florence Nightingale Join us select Fridays in August for Florence Fridays!... more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Fri 2 Aug, Fri 9 Aug, Fri 16 Aug, Fri 23 Aug

Bending Reality by Nua Dance

Transmission Residency Series Jacksons Lane’s annual residencies and work-in-progress sharings of new circus and physical theatre returns, with... more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Fri 2 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting of... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 3 Aug

Summertime Planet Play

Join Chickenshed’s Tales from the Shed team for our exclusive summer Planet Play sessions! Enter our magical world of sensory learning, wonder..... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Sat 3 Aug, Sun 4 Aug, Sun 11 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting of... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 3 Aug

The Scene Podcast

The Scene Podcast was a child of lockdown. Something we always wanted to do, and with a bit of spare time on our hands, we set to work learning how..... more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road, Chiswick W4 1LW
Sun 4 Aug

Maar, Dora

Following on from a sold out debut run at the Old Red Lion Theatre earlier this year, Dora Maar is back for more... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Sun 4 Aug, Sun 18 Aug

5 St Regis Close - Open Garden for NGS

5 St Regis Close - Open Garden for NGS Cornucopia of sensual delights. Artist's garden famous for architectural features and delicious cakes... more >
5 St Regis Close, Muswell Hill N10 2DE
Sun 4 Aug

94 Brownlow Road - Open Garden for NGS

94 Brownlow Road - Open Garden for NGS A small courtyard for meditation created by designer owner, transports the visitor to foreign places of imagination and tranquillity... more >
94 Brownlow Road, Bounds Green N11 2BS
Sun 4 Aug

BOOMBOX At The Fiddler’s Elbow : Episode 5

4 Bands - 1 DJ - Live broadcast on the radio EPISODE 5 : 10pm - MODERN MOTIVE 9pm - HADRIAN’S UNION 8pm - IN VITRO 7pm - THE LAZY I broadcast... more >
The Fiddler’s Elbow 1 Malden Rd, Chalk Farm, London NW5 3HS
Sun 4 Aug

Our Brothers in Cloth

Bunderr, rural Ireland, 1995. When a young man takes his own life (the second in almost a year), his brother, Alan, comes to realise the..... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 5 Aug to Wed 7 Aug

Highams Park funeral home to host coffee morning

A funeral home in Highams Park is inviting the community to come along to a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support... more >
10 Winchester Rd, London E4 9LN
Tue 6 Aug

Because

“I’m guessing – or rather I’ve been told – that therapy is simply there to probe questions. Questions that can help one find answers... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Tue 6 Aug to Fri 9 Aug

Magic Show at The Mill

Come along to a Magic Show at The Mill with Brian O’Leary, a member of the Magic Circle. This event has something for everyone of all ages... more >
The Mill Community Centre 7-11 Coppermill Lane E17 7HA
Wed 7 Aug

Object Handling Sessions with the Old Operating Theatre

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum as we partner with our friends at the Old Operating Theatre for an exciting object handling session!... more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Wed 7 Aug, Wed 21 Aug

Wednesday Lunchtime Organ Music

Our popular series of summer Wednesday lunchtime organ concerts continues with a programme of music played by Joel Colyer, Organ Scholar at Chingford... more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Wed 7 Aug

Opera Blurgh

Chickenshed’s infamous Blurgh character has been around for decades, but this time they are coming to Chickenshed in a new dramatic guise -... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgage N14 4PE
Thu 8 Aug

45th World Dental Science and Oral Health Congress

Join us at the 45th World Dental Science and Oral Health Congress on August 8-9, 2024, in London, UK. Under the theme Advancing Oral Health:..... more >
Hyatt Palace Heathrow Airport London UK UB7 0DG
Thu 8 Aug

Real Eyes

After it's premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe and a sold out run at the Watford Fringe, Real Eyes returns to London!... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Thu 8 Aug and Fri 9 Aug

Encyclopaedia of Happiness

Chickenshed's Tales from the Shed team, in collaboration with author Keilly Swift, present a brand new retelling of the book Encyclopaedia of... more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Fri 9 Aug

Wild Life Drawing Evening Event: Wolves

Sharpen your pencils and your claws, and come join our pack at the Florence Nightingale Museum! Meet and sketch the famous British Lupine wolf..... more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Fri 9 Aug

Love and Information by Caryl Churchill

Romance is virtual. Memories are trapped in the walls. Violence is only a stone's throw away. In the age of artificiality, connection feels as..... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 10 Aug

9 Warwick Close - Open Garden for NGS

9 Warwick Close - Open Garden for NGS A small suburban garden in South West London. Front garden with espaliered American lime trees, featuring roses, lavender and stipa... more >
9 Warwick Close, Hampton TW12 2TY
Sat 10 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 10 Aug

The Urban Birder Course

The Urban Birder Course will be an introduction to appreciating the abundant birdlife in our urban areas... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 10 Aug

Save The Princess

It’s time to level up as the innovative theatre company The UnDispoables launches its latest update to the gaming and theatrical universe Save The... more >
109 St. Pauls Road, London N1 2NA
Sun 11 Aug, Wed 14 Aug

Heart

HEART is a one man show written and performed by myself, Reece Lewis. This is a passion project that is essentially a love letter to all gay men ... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 12 Aug and Tue 13 Aug

The Restaurant

The Restaurant is an immersive dance theatre program that delves into Emotional blackmail related to friends, family, and relationships... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 12 Aug and Tue 13 Aug

Play Like a Victorian Craft Session at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritizing play! Come explore the museum and learn about the life and times of Florence..... more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Tue 13 Aug

Wednesday Lunchtime Organ Music

Our popular series of summer Wednesday lunchtime organ concerts continues with a programme of music played by William Layzell-Smith, Organ Scholar of... more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Wed 14 Aug

Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall Wednesday 14 - Sunday 25 August Recommended for ages 2-5 Returning due to popular demand after a sell-out run in 2023!... more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 14 Aug to Sun 18 Aug, Wed 21 Aug to Sun 25 Aug

Rolla Rhythms Term 3, Advanced Skills and Showcase Preparation

Supported by Make Moves Fund to CAF from Nike and Spotify Do you have girls aged 10-17 ready to take their roller skating and music skills to the... more >
Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre Harrow Rd, London United Kingdom NW10 0RG
Wed 14 Aug, Wed 21 Aug, and more dates until Wed 18 Sep

The National Youth Music Theatre: Catastrophe Bay

Leading youth arts organisation The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) has announced its 2024 summer season will debut at Southwark Playhouse... more >
Southwark Playhouse Elephant, 1 Dante Place SE11 4RX
Thu 15 Aug to Sat 17 Aug

Junior Bat Walks

As darkness falls WWT London Wetland Centre becomes a truly magical place and one of the best places in London to see bats as they fly in at night to... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Thu 15 Aug, Thu 22 Aug, Thu 29 Aug

Photography in Nature: Challenging Light and Exposure

What better time to take advantage of the beautiful Wetland Centre than in high summer when everything is in abundance!... more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Fri 16 Aug

Lotte by Akimbo Theatre

Transmission Residency Series Jacksons Lane’s annual residencies and work-in-progress sharings of new circus and physical theatre returns, with... more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Fri 16 Aug

86 Underhill Road - Open Garden for NGS

86 Underhill Road - Open Garden for NGS A generous family garden packed with surprises around every corner. Opening for the first time in Aug shows the garden off in its more jungle..... more >
86 Underhill Road, East Dulwich SE22 0QU
Fri 16 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 17 Aug

Tales in the Key of Terror - Spooky Storytelling Performance

You are cordially invited to a spooky storytelling performance by author and actor C.J. Carter-Stephenson. Prepare to be scared as C.J... more >
St. Paul’s Church Hall, Camden Square NW1 9XG
Sat 17 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 17 Aug

Florence Nightingale's London - Walking Tour

Start: 11.00am outside the BMW showroom (W1K 7TT) on the corner of Park Lane and South Street (nearest tube stations are Marble Arch and Hyde Park..... more >
Tour Meets Outside of Park Lane BMW. 70 Park Lane, London W1K 7TT
Sat 17 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's masterpiece, The Four Seasons along with Chopin's sublime first... more >
St James Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 17 Aug

The Bungalows - Open Garden for NGS

A new garden with a wide range of exotic style planting with canna, ginger and bananas amongst many other plants... more >
The Bungalows, Romford RM6 6QR
Sat 17 Aug, Sun 18 Aug, Sat 31 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

1 York Close - Open Garden for NGS

1 York Close - Open Garden for NGS Tiny, quirky, prize-winning garden extensively planted with an eclectic mix inc hosta collection, and many unusual and tropical plants... more >
1 York Close, Hanwell W7 3JB
Sat 17 Aug and Sun 18 Aug

84 Higham Street - Open Garden for NGS

84 Higham Street - Open Garden for NGS A low-maintenance garden that will take you on a journey through a wildlife friendly oasis into a small woodland hideaway... more >
84 Higham Street, Walthamstow E17 6DA
Sun 18 Aug

Digital Marketing Training for Pharmacies

Digital Marketing Training for Pharmacies Join digital marketing for healthcare specialists Wordsmith Digital for a day's training designed... more >
Ambassadors Bloomsbury, 12 Upper Woburn Place WC1H 0HX
Sun 18 Aug

4 Manningtree Road - Open Garden for NGS

4 Manningtree Road - Open Garden for NGS Compact garden with an exotic feel that combines hardy architectural plants with more tender ones. A feeling of a small oasis inc plants like Musa..... more >
4 Manningtree Road, Ruislip HA4 0ES
Sun 18 Aug

86 Underhill Road - Open Garden for NGS

86 Underhill Road - Open Garden for NGS A generous family garden packed with surprises around every corner. Opening for the first time in Aug shows the garden off in its more jungle..... more >
86 Underhill Road, East Dulwich SE22 0QU
Sun 18 Aug

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS Charles, past Chairman of Society of Garden Designers, and Rupert, Chairman of NGS, have created the garden over 40 yrs... more >
51 The Chase, SW4 0NP
Sun 18 Aug

28a Worcester Road - Open Garden for NGS

28a Worcester Road - Open Garden for NGS Typical Walthamstow terraced back garden, turned into a lush tropical oasis of foliage with a small stream and pond... more >
28a Worcester Road, Walthamstow E17 5QR
Sun 18 Aug

The Circle of Everything

An interdisciplinary solo performance featuring live painting, aerial dance and moving images.? Using the shape of the circle, the work celebrates..... more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Sun 18 Aug

Britain's Biggest Brands 2023

Open from 25 June to 19 October 2024 Entry is included with general admission ticket Choose your fighter: Novelty or Nostalgia?... more >
Museum of Brands 111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 1QT
Sun 18 Aug

Mr Punch at the Opera

This August will see the premiere of Mr Punch at The Opera at the Arcola Theatre. From The Opera Makers, this delightful and preposterous show is an..... more >
24 Ashwin Street E8 3DL
Wed 21 Aug, Sat 24 Aug

Wednesday Lunchtime Organ Music

Our popular series of summer Wednesday lunchtime organ concerts continues with a programme of music played by John Rippin, Organist Emeritus of... more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Wed 21 Aug

Comedy at Jawbone Brewing

Live stand up comedy at Jawbone Brewing Brand new lineup each month, watch some of the (in our opinion) best acts on the UK circuit Independently... more >
Jawbone Brewery Unit C 1 Strawberry Vale TW1 4RY
Wed 21 Aug

The National Youth Music Theatre: Our House

Leading youth arts organisation The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) has announced its 2024 summer season will debut at Southwark Playhouse... more >
Southwark Playhouse Elephant, 1 Dante Place SE11 4RX
Thu 22 Aug to Sat 24 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting of... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 24 Aug

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's master piece, The Four Seasons, in the beautiful candlelit setting of... more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 24 Aug

Househead London

Following on from their sold-out Jihad Muhammad event and the homeless charity fundraisers The Long Good Friday Parts 1 & 2, Househead LDN are... more >
Blue Marlin Hotel, 45 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3PT
Sat 24 Aug and Sun 25 Aug

Play Like a Victorian Craft Session at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritizing play! Come explore the museum and learn about the life and times of Florence..... more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Tue 27 Aug

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!