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Today to Fri 21 Jun, By Distance closest first.

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children A beautiful show with a warm message at its heart! In a secret, magical forest lives the beautiful Forest Queen... See more >
Woolwich Works The Fireworks Factory London SE18 6HD
Sat 1 Jun

Storytime with Anna Christina at MCM London Comic Con

Storytime with Anna Christina at MCM London Comic Con Join award-winning storyteller, Anna Christina, for a fun interactive musical storytime of listening, learning,... See more >
ExCel London Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway London E16 1XL
Sat 25 May

Bring and Buy Plant Sale in aid of Cancer Research UK

Enjoy a cream tea and stroll around the garden. Bric-a-brac stall in the front. All plant donations very welcome... See more >
11 Colepits Wood Road, Eltham SE9 2QJ
Sun 9 Jun

My Fair Lady. By Lerner & Loewe

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady is one of the best-loved musicals of all time. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play..... See more >
Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham SE9 5TG
Today and Sat 25 May

FREE taster session with the Blackheath Rock Choir

Are you looking to learn to sing? Your friendly local Blackheath choir is run by singing teacher Michael Fricker... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath SE3 9JL
Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 Jun

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening - Medically Documented Through the absorption of the divine power, many... See more >
Quaker Meeting House 2 Lawn Terrace Blackheath SE3 9LL
Mon 3 Jun, Mon 24 Jun, Mon 15 Jul

Bridgerton Afternoon Tea on the Colonnades

Be transported back to Regency-era London with an affair fit for Lady Whistledown herself. Step into the world of..... See more >
Colonnades, Old Royal Naval College SE10 9NN
Sun 26 May, Sun 30 Jun

Greenwich Dog Show

Does your dog have the waggiest tail or could they be the prettiest bitch or most handsome dog? Every dog is welcome –..... See more >
Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9NN
Sun 26 May

A Year in the Life: People and places of the Old Royal Naval College

A photography exhibition celebrating the people and places of the Old Royal Naval College. For the last twelve months,..... See more >
Ripley Tunnel, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9NN
Mon 27 May

The Three Inch Fools UK Tour

The Three Inch Fools, known for their contemporary spin on the traditional touring troupe, are preparing for a summer... See more >
Eastbury Manor House IG11 9SN
Sun 26 May

All the Arts Theatre School - Enrolment Week

All The Arts Theatre School offer Award Winning affordable yet professional classes in the Bexley, Bromley, Eltham &... See more >
435 Footscray Road, New Eltham SE9 3UL
Today to Thu 6 Jun

41 Southbrook Road - Open Garden for NGS

41 Southbrook Road - Open Garden for NGS Developed over 14 yrs, this large garden has a formal layout with wide mixed herbaceous borders full of colour,... See more >
41 Southbrook Road, Lee SE12 8LJ
Sat 1 Jun and Sun 2 Jun

Cockpit Summer Open Studios 2024

Cockpit Summer Open Studios is an exciting opportunity for the public to meet some of the world’s most celebrated... See more >
Cockpit Deptford: 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Fri 21 Jun to Sun 23 Jun

Illusionaries Presents 'Entheon: A Sanctuary of Visionary Art'

London’s acclaimed destination for experiential art, Illusionaries, will be opening its latest exhibition on 14 June... See more >
Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14 5AB
Fri 14 Jun to Mon 1 Jul

15 Waite Davies Road - Open Garden for NGS

15 Waite Davies Road - Open Garden for NGS Hidden behind a Victorian terrace is a tiny yet immaculately presented English garden. A huge Malvern Hills rambling..... See more >
15 Waite Davies Road, Lee SE12 0NE
Sun 2 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!