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Got a spare week or weekend and don’t know how to spend it? Look no further with our expert edit of the latest London activities and things to book now.

We’ve curated the coolest of the capital into handy lists, covering everything from the best independent cinemas and ideas for a girly weekend through to parks to picnic in and the best bike rides.

On top of that we tell you about the one-off London-based events you need to know about. This includes art and design fairs, book events, festivals and more.

If there’s a big event or celebration coming up in London, this is also the place to find out how to celebrate.

Giffords Circus

Absolutely Meets Tweedy the Clown From Giffords Circus

All the world loves a clown, Absolutely meets Tweedy the Clown from Giffords Circus to discuss big top life.  Interview Pearl Boyd  How did you get to be a clown? Did you have any kind of formal...
What's on in June

What’s on in June: All the Best in Art & Culture

Absolutely's guide to what's on in June, here's all the best in art and culture London has to offer this month.   DOPAMINE LAND Fever Events Until July 3 The cardinal museum rule of “no touching” has been long...
Liam Young, Planet City

What’s on in May: All the Best in Art & Culture

Absolutely's guide to what's on in May, here's all the best in art and culture London has to offer this month. OUR TIME ON EARTH  Barbican Centre  5 May - 29 August  The Barbican’s newest group exhibition wants...
London's hottest happenings

London’s hottest happenings this month

Absolutely London has rounded up London's hottest happenings this month which includes Christmas at Kew, Festive Fayre & more. Event - Christmas at Kew Until 9 January 2002 at the Royal Botanic Gardens Enjoy annual after-dark festivities...

Kensington Dollshouse Festival Christmas Show returns!

Welcome back to the real world We are so excited to be back at Kensington Town Hall with a great show of the best dolls houses & miniatures you can find.  We have so missed...
Christmas at London Transport Museum

Next stop, Christmas at London Transport Museum

Enjoy a festive line-up of family activities this winter at London Transport Museum in Covent Garden. From 4 December, visitors can follow a trail to find frozen Underground roundels, meet Santa in an enchanted...
carnaby

Fall In Love With London Again: A Staycation In Carnaby

Fall In Love With London Again: A Staycation In Carnaby By Layla Turner London is undoubtedly one of the greatest cities in the world (northerners, argue with yourselves). The breadth of world famous attractions right on...
KCAW

The return of Kensington and Chelsea Art Week

Absolutely London catches up with Vestalia Chilton, founder and director of Kensington and Chelsea Art Week Kensington and Chelsea Art Week is looming, and with the launch of the inaugural Kensington and Chelsea Festival in West...
Hadedause

Hadeda X Anthropologie pop up at Kings Road Gallery

The Kings Road gallery Anthropologie will play host to the new Hadeda capsule collection By Layla Turner Lifestyle brand Hadeda (pronounced Haa-Dee-Dah) has collaborated with talented artisans from across Africa to showcase a range of ceramic,...
Go Boat

GoBoat: The New Way To Explore London

Discover secret parts of London in style with GoBoat's eco friendly offerings By Layla Turner Picture this: it's the beginning of June, it's sweltering hot and the tube is packed. It's times like this you ask yourself...

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Get Growing With a Hartley Botanic Greenhouse

A Hartley Botanic Greenhouse in the garden offers a whole new dimension to the garden and different gardeners use them in different ways. Greenhouses...