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Today to Wed 20 Mar, By Distance closest first.

Madonna On The Rocks

From writer and performer Marie Hamilton (Polly (The Heartbreak Opera)) comes a new one-woman cabaret, Madonna on the... See more >
Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, London SE10 8ES
Today to Fri 23 Feb

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 >
Blackheath Halls 23 Lee Road SE3 9RQ
Sat 24 Feb

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 11 Mar, Mon 1 Apr

Poulenc Stabat Mater

Poulenc’s haunting setting of the Stabat Mater captures the profound emotion felt by Mary at her son’s crucifixion... See more >
Blackheath Halls 23 Lee Road SE3 9RN
Sat 16 Mar

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Blackheath?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath, London SE3 9JL
Thu 22 Feb, Thu 29 Feb, Thu 7 Mar, Thu 21 Mar

London PropTech Show

Building on the tremendous success of the inaugural edition, The 2nd Annual London PropTech Show will once again... See more >
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London , United Kingdom E16 1XL
Tue 27 Feb

The Baby Show

The Baby Show with Lidl GB - the UK’s largest and best-loved, pregnancy, baby, and parenting event, is coming to ExCeL... See more >
ExCel London E16 1XL
Fri 1 Mar

Move It 2024

MOVE IT, winner of AEO Excellence Awards’ Best Consumer Show, is back from 15-17 March 2024 for the biggest and best... See more >
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway E16 1XL
Fri 15 Mar to Sun 17 Mar

Baby Gospel Family Concert - Woolwich

“It’s like baby rhyme time but FAR cooler…” The Secret Life Of Mum “Had an incredible time…singing along to... See more >
Woolwich Works, The Fireworks Factory, 11 No. 1 Street, London SE18 6HD
Sat 24 Feb

Induction Class - Dental Nursing Course | Forward Academy, London

Qualification Name: NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing Class Date: March 10, Sunday Class Mode:... See more >
Forward Academic Team Limited 16 Beresford Square, Woolwich, London SE18 6AY
Sun 10 Mar

An evening with Mr Fish (Ages 14+)

Explore a unique take on menswear An evening celebrating Mr Fish, the Jewish ‘boy from Wood Green’ whose extraordinary... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Tue 5 Mar

In focus: Rahvis gown (Ages 14+)

Meet the colourful characters of British couture The final talk in the series with Lucie Whitmore takes a closer look... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Sat 9 Mar

Making the West End a fashion destination (Ages 14+)

What does it take to create a fashion city? Join us and learn more about the stories of Jewish designers, makers and..... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Sat 9 Mar

Make It Funky - A Night of Soul, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Afro-Latin

Make It Funky - A Night of Soul, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Afro-Latin DJ Melvina Moves spinning Soul Funk Boogie Jazz Funk Disco and Afro-Latin beats Grooves to make you move This... See more >
The Earl of Derby, 87 Dennett’s Road London SE14 5LW
Sat 16 Mar

BEXLEY Mum2mum Nearly New Market 9th March 2024

*BEXLEY Mum2mum Nearly New Market* BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and... See more >
Falconwood Community Centre 31-39 Falconwood Parade DA16 2PG
Sat 9 Mar
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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 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.