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Today to Sat 20 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Lucky Pigeons

Lucky Pigeons follows a young businesswoman struggling to keep up with the non-stop helter-skelter of the big City... See more >
141 Battersea Church Road SW18 2PU
Sun 23 Jun

'Busca por Dentro' - Documentary Film with Q&A followed by Djs

’Busca por Dentro’ - Documentary Film with Q&A followed by Djs As part of Colombia Independence Festival 2024, Celebrating 40 Years of an iconic tune 'Cali Pachanguero',... See more >
Whirled Cinema, 259-260 Hardess Street, Loughborough Junction SE24 0HN
Fri 19 Jul

Belshazzar's Feast

The Barnes Choir and Epsom Choral Society with the Arcubus Ensemble present a celebration of English music... See more >
Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
Sat 13 Jul

BrewDog Wandsworth Pub Quiz

Get ready to flex those brain muscles and join us for the ultimate showdown of wits at the BrewDog Wandsworth Pub... See more >
Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth SW18 4TF
Tue 25 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, and more dates until Tue 30 Jul

Southside Shopping Centre to Host ‘Tree of Pride’ this June

In celebration of Pride Month this June, Southside Shopping Centre is hosting a ‘Tree of Pride’, inviting guests to... See more >
Southside Shopping Centre Wandsworth SW18 4TF
Sat 29 Jun and Sun 30 Jun

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

“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

JULIE: The Musical

Worshipped opera singer, renowned swordswoman, flaming bisexual… Julie D’Aubigny is the 17th century queer icon you’ve... See more >
The Other Palace, 12 London Street SW1E 5JA
Today to Sun 30 Jun

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

The UK Theatre Award-winning, hugely successful pop musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is heading... See more >
The Other Palace, 12 London Street SW1E 5JA
Sat 20 Jul to Sun 8 Sep

38 Lovelace Road - Open Garden for NGS

38 Lovelace Road - Open Garden for NGS This gem of a garden has an all white front and a wildlife friendly back. The garden slopes gently upwards with curving..... See more >
38 Lovelace Road, Dulwich SE21 8JX
Sun 23 Jun

Florence Nightingale Museum: Make-Do-and-Mend Workshop

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum for a sustainability workshop. Often our favourite pieces of clothing are..... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum St Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP

Last Chance to See: FNM 200 Objects, People, & Places Exhibit

The Florence Nightingale Museum's temporary exhibit final day is Sunday 7th July! This is your last time to..... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Today to Sun 7 Jul

Museum Late - 'Nightingale' Ballet Performance & Workshop

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum for a very special Museum Late on Thursday 4th July where Florence Nightingales... See more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Thu 4 Jul

Play Like a Victorian at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritising play! Our temporary exhibition space has been cleared so..... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Sat 20 Jul to Sun 1 Sep

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
Mon 24 Jun to Thu 27 Jun, Mon 1 Jul to Thu 4 Jul
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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!