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'Too Much To Lose' : A New Irish Play

’Too Much To Lose’ : A New Irish Play In early autumn 1920, Irish heiress Muriel MacSwiney was rarely out of the British newspapers. An unlikely..... See more >
Blue Elephant Theatre 59A Bethwin Rd, London SE5 0XT
Tue 7 May to Sat 11 May


Follow the rhythm to set inward travel in motion. Musician, Miles Spilsbury will play in response to Simran by Chranjot..... See more >
Mother London Biscuit Building 10 Redchurch Street London E2 7DD
Thu 25 Apr

The Quirky Wedding Fayre at Vinoteca City

The Quirky Wedding Fayre brings together the most unique wedding suppliers in a truly quirky venue to help make your... See more >
21 Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR
Sat 20 Apr

Baby Broadway Family Concert, Bromley

“Tip-top show tunes that worm their way into ears of all ages” - Time Out London “Absolutely brilliant... See more >
Churchill Theatre High Street BR1 1HA
Fri 26 Apr

Webuyanycar is giving out guilt-free cookies in London next week

Online car buying service webuyanycar are giving out guilt-free cookies in select branches across London next week, as... See more >
Webuyanycar, Asda Leyton Mills Superstore, Marshall Road, Leyton E10 5NH
Mon 22 Apr to Sun 28 Apr

Tour of the Collections Library & Almshouse at the Museum of Home

Come on a tour of the new Collections Library at The Museum of the Home. In addition to the usual books, photographs..... See more >
136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA

VAA Artist of the Year of the Awards – Phase 2

Be in with a chance to win a prize package worth over £10,000 Welcome to the VAA Artists of the Year Awards... See more >
London SE24 9HU
Today and Fri 19 Apr

37 Crescent Road - Open Garden for NGS

37 Crescent Road - Open Garden for NGS A romantic garden. In spring tulips abound amongst euphorbias and forget-me-nots. In summer, an abundance of geraniums,..... See more >
37 Crescent Road, Beckenham BR3 6NF
Sun 28 Apr


Famous for defending the Chicago Seven, William Kunstler was America’s leading radical lawyer and a Civil Rights... See more >
The White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ
Wed 1 May to Sat 18 May

Kendal Mountain Tour 2024: Adventure Films + Guest Speakers

Prepare for an unforgettable night of adventure as the Kendal Mountain Tour 2024 comes to life! Join us on a journey..... See more >
Hackney Picturehouse 270 Mare Street London E8 1HE

Bee Brunch: Golden Bee Roof Terrace X Pineapple Xpress

Join us this summer on Golden Bee's roof terrace for an amazing Brunch experience. We are working with..... See more >
Golden Bee 262 - 264 Old Street EC1V 9DD
Sat 4 May

84 Lavender Grove - Open Garden for NGS

84 Lavender Grove - Open Garden for NGS Courtyard garden with tropical backdrop of bamboos and palms, foil to clipped shrubs leading to wilder area... See more >
84 Lavender Grove, Hackney E8 3LS
Sun 21 Apr

The Sixteen: Monteverdi Vespers

We bring one of the cornerstones of the classical repertoire, Monteverdi’s monumental Vespers of 1610, back to London... See more >
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8
Wed 15 May

World's Top 50 Innovators 2024 - London

Imagine attending a conference where every speaker has either done a world-first, or something very special in their... See more >
One Bartholomew Close EC1A 7BL
Wed 8 May to Fri 10 May

noisenight100: vision string quartet

noisenight100: vision string quartet From performing in total darkness to welcoming guest electronic musicians and lighting designers, expect this show with... See more >
Oslo Hackney E8 1LL
Fri 19 Apr

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!