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FREE taster session with the Chiswick / Kew Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Chiswick / Kew Rock Choir If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Chiswick?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
Hogarth Community Centre, Duke Road, Chiswick, London W4 2JR
Thu 29 Feb, Thu 7 Mar, Thu 25 Apr

The Lady or The Tiger

From the award-winning team that brought you Next Door’s Baby and About Bill comes a revival of the smash hit West End... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Wed 28 Feb to Sun 3 Mar, Wed 6 Mar to Sun 10 Mar, Wed 13 Mar to Sat 16 Mar

Coward and Friends

Following their sellout performances at the V&A, Celebrate Voice at Salisbury and Crazy Coqs, Olivier award-winner... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 3 Mar

Primary School Assembly Bangers

After 2 sell out shows at Christmas, James B Partridge returns to the Tabard for his Primary School Assembly Bangers... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 3 Mar

Stefan Bednarczyk

Michael Flanders and Donald Swann were renowned for their hilarious comic songs, touching and raucous in equal measure... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 10 Mar

Whose Oscar is it Anyway?

The Tabard is proud to welcome back Stefan Bednarczyk and his friends for a night of spectacle and song in Whose Oscar... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 17 Mar

Romeo and Juliet

Chiswick School Performing Arts Award winning Chiswick School Performing Arts department return to the Tabard with... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Tue 19 Mar

Confessions of a Teletubby

Arguments and poo! Sex and swearing! Blood, sweat, tears and giant rabbits! Life on the set of Teletubbies might not..... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 24 Mar

Tom Carradine's Music Hall Songbook

Join the moustachioed maestro Mr. Tom Carradine, on the Ol’ Joanna, as he takes you back to “The Good Old Days” of..... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road Chiswick W4 1LW
Sun 24 Mar

Addison Singers Spring Concert; Sing Mortals!

Addison Singers Spring Concert;  Sing Mortals! The Addison Singers Classical Choirs embark on a joint concert programme encompassing a wide range of repertoire... See more >
St Peter’s Church, Acton Green Southfield Road London W4 1BB
Sat 16 Mar
Premium

Smartphone Photography

An informative and practical workshop learning the foundations in smartphone photography In this workshop we look at... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Thu 29 Feb

Fridays Froglets

1 - 22 March (Fri only) This month, come and join our forest school-inspired Friday Froglets sessions with your... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Fri 1 Mar, Fri 8 Mar, Fri 15 Mar, Fri 22 Mar

Optics Demo Day

Join us for an exciting Optics Demo Day in partnership with Viking Optical! Explore the world of optics and discover..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 9 Mar

The Urban Birder Course

The Urban Birder Course will be an introduction to appreciating the abundant birdlife in our urban areas... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 9 Mar

Smartphone Photography - Advanced

Take our skills to the next level with this advanced smartphone photography workshop In this workshop we apply the... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Thu 14 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.