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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.

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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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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Kew the Music: Book Now for Summer 2021

We all need a little sunshine right now, and Kew the Music is back for July 2021 A series of stellar picnic concerts is returning this summer. Tickets are on sale now for Kew the...
London Outdoor Activities

14 Fun Outdoor Activities To Do in London

Our pick of the best outdoor activities in London (weather permitting...) By Philippa Thomas London is known for its fantastic free museums, luxurious shopping destinations and incredible restaurant scene. It also has a reputation for rain,...
Best Independent Bookshops In London

9 of the Best Independent Bookshops in London

There is nothing better than winding down with a good book, especially during the windy weekends of winter. Whether you have a preferred genre or are on the hunt for a specific title, we’ve rounded up the finest five bookshops to while away the weekends submersed in the comforting smell of parchment and ink.
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5 Stunning Lavender Fields Near London

It's lavender season, but you don't have to travel to Provence to see gorgeous blooms; here are 5 stunning lavender fields near London... By Philippa Thomas The Best Lavender Fields Near London Hitchin Lavender, Hertfordshire With around 35...
Best picnic spots in London

The Best Picnic Spots in London

 It’s finally picnic season. Venture beyond your local park this summer and discover the best picnic spots in London, from tranquil gardens to breathtaking hilltops. Pimm's and sausage rolls at the ready! By Abbie Schofield Best...
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10 of London’s Best Outdoor Markets

Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the capital by visiting one of London's best outdoor markets. From flowers to vintage clothing, here are our favourites

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