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The Colour of Dinosaurs

The Colour of Dinosaurs Saturday 11 May – Sunday 9 June Recommended for ages 6-12 Have you ever wondered what a dinosaur might do... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 22 May to Sun 26 May, Wed 29 May to Sun 2 Jun, Wed 5 Jun to Sun 9 Jun

Livat Hammersmith Employment Fair

On Thursday 23rd May, from 10:30am to 4:30pm, Livat Hammersmith is hosting its first Employment Fair With... See more >
Livat Hammersmith, King St, London W6 9HW
Thu 23 May

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Gardens on or near the Thames in historic Old Chiswick. You will visit a riverside garden in an artist's..... See more >
Chiswick Mall Gardens, Chiswick W4 2PS
Fri 31 May

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Gardens on or near the Thames in historic Old Chiswick. You will visit a riverside garden in an artist's..... See more >
Chiswick Mall Gardens, Chiswick W4 2PS
Sun 2 Jun

May half term - Love Your Zoo Week

This May half term from 27th - 31st May, we are celebrating Love Your Zoo week here at Battersea Park Children's... See more >
Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, Batersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
Mon 27 May to Fri 31 May

Wildlife Drawing Classes At BPCZ

We know our animals are beautiful – so what better models are there for a drawing class! BPCZ have paired up with..... See more >
Batterasea Park Children’s Zoo SW11 4NJ
Fri 31 May

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... See more >
51 The Chase, SW4 0NP
Sun 16 Jun

Mind Body Spirit Festival

On the 24-27 May 2024, the iconic Mind Body Spirit Festival returns to London for its 47th edition of the well-loved... See more >
Olympia London, Hammersmith Road W14 8UX
Fri 24 May to Mon 27 May

In The Mood - 1940s Cabaret

In The Mood – 1940s Cabaret The popular 1940s cabaret ‘In The Mood’ returns for another evening of entertainment... See more >
The Pheasantry, 152 Kings Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4UT
Sun 16 Jun

Mario Bakuna Band - Brazilian Landscapes -Live @The Pheasantry Chelsea

Mario Bakuna Band - Brazilian Landscapes -Live @The Pheasantry Chelsea Mario Bakuna on acoustic guitar and vocals Chris Attwell on bass Tristan Banks on drums Mafalda Ramos on... See more >
152 Kings Rd, London SW3 4NX
Wed 12 Jun

The Real Manhunter LIVE

EXTRA DATE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND The man who brought the serial killer Levi Bellfield to justice will shed new... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road Chiswick W4 1LW
Sun 26 May

One Man Poe

ONE MAN POE: A Quadruple-Bill Written by Edgar Allan Poe Performed by Stephen Smith Renowned as the ‘Godfather of... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road Chiswick W4 1LW
Tue 28 May

Take Desire Away

The Queer Sensibility of A.E. Housman, in his own words From A.E Houseman, devised and performed by Mansel..... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Mon 3 Jun

Family interactive theatre: Robin Hood - 29, 30 &31 May

Following on from the successful St George's Quest in 2023, local theatre company Shadow Road Productions returns... See more >
Morden Hall Road, Morden SM4 5JD
Wed 29 May to Fri 31 May

Cadogan Place South Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Many surprises, unusual trees and shrubs are hidden behind the railings of this large London square. The first square..... See more >
Cadogan Place South Garden, Knightsbridge SW1X 9RX
Sat 25 May

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!