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19th Century Ashanti Royal Artefacts & Contemporary art review

19th Century Ashanti Royal Artefacts & Contemporary art review Join us for an interesting and relaxing evening in Mayfair featuring mini talks on historical Ashanti Royal artefacts... See more >
The University Women’s club 2 Audley Square Mayfair W1K 1DB
Fri 5 Jul

British artist Chris Levine unveils new artwork installation

British light artist Chris Levine has unveiled an immersive light installation in London to highlight the ocean's... See more >
5A Shepherd St W1J 7HW
Today to Thu 20 Jun, Mon 24 Jun to Thu 27 Jun, Mon 1 Jul to Thu 4 Jul

Sibelius, Bartók and El-Turk - Fulham Symphony Orchestra

The concert opens with music by Bushra El-Turk, a Londoner with Lebanese roots, who combines Western and Eastern... See more >
ST JOHN’S SMITH SQUARE, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HF
Sat 22 Jun

“East to West”: A Musical Journey with Voices of Singapore

Presented by Voices of Singapore Children's Choir with guest choir Vox Urbane. Embark on a musical journey..... See more >
St. John’s Smith Square SW1P 3HA
Fri 28 Jun

Chocolate Tasting Tour

Guided walking tour visiting the finest Artisan Chocolatiers in London's Mayfair district and sampling the finest... See more >
Green Park Tube station exit Piccadilly South side exit W1J 9DZ
Sun 23 Jun, Sun 30 Jun, Sun 7 Jul, Sun 14 Jul, Sun 18 Aug

Free Wimbledon Big Screen and Tennis Coaching

Free Wimbledon Big Screen and Tennis Coaching Wimbledon Fever Hits Merchant Square with Free Big Screen and Tennis Coaching Get courtside this summer as Merchant... See more >
Merchant Square Paddington Basin W2 1JS
Mon 1 Jul to Sun 14 Jul

Join our choir in Ealing for a FREE taster session

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your friendly local Ealing choir is..... See more >
Grange Primary School, Church Gardens, Ealing W5 4HN
Tue 25 Jun

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Enjoy a spectacular recital by renowned concert pianist Simon Watterton including a popular selection of outstanding... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 22 Jun

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons,... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 22 Jun

Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of St James... See more >
St James Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 6 Jul

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's masterpiece, The Four Seasons, along... See more >
St James Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 13 Jul

The Sixteen: Sounds Sublime: Family Sing-a-long

A joyous workshop for the whole family, singing feel-good music from around the world. Come and join the fabulous Aga..... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 13 Jul

The Sixteen: Sounds Sublime: Choral Tots

Be prepared to hop, skip and jump your way into the summer with this fun and interactive concert for 0–5 year-olds and... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 13 Jul

Tamar Broadbent: Plus One

A brand-new cabaret from Stiles & Drewe award-winning singer-songwriter Tamar Broadbent (BBC Radio4, Boom Chicago)... See more >
The Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel, 21 Sherwood St W1F 7ED
Tue 25 Jun

London Symphony Orchestra | BMW Classics 2024

BMW Classics, the London Symphony Orchestra’s free outdoor summer concert in Trafalgar Square, will next take place on... See more >
Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DS
Sat 13 Jul

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!