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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.

Dior

The Fabulous World of Dior at Harrods

As the holiday season approaches, Dior has created The Fabulous World of Dior, a spectacular presentation illuminating the hallowed halls of the legendary Harrods department store.
Best Ice Rinks

London’s Best Ice Skating Rinks

Strap on your skates because there are plenty of places to get gliding this winter! From the riverside to rooftops, we've tracked down London's best ice skating rinks.
Strange Clay

Must See Exhibition: Strange Clay

There are some intriguing shapes at the Hayward Gallery’s newest exhibition, Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art Words by Eve Herbert

The Betfair Tingle Creek Festival is Returning to Sandown Park Racecourse

The Betfair Tingle Creek Festival returns to Sandown Park Racecourse on Friday the 2nd and Saturday the 3rd December with two days of top-class Jump racing culminating in the Grade One Betfair Tingle Creek...
Spitfire Flight

Protected: Take Flight in an Iconic Supermarine Spitfire

Spitfires.com is the place to fulfil your dreams of taking flight in the most iconic of all aircraft, the Supermarine Spitfire. In April of 2009, an opportunity arose to buy a two-seat Spitfire. Bonhams was...
Greenwich & Docklands Festival

The Greenwich + Docklands International Festival Makes Its Return

The Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) has returned to London for another year. The award-winning festival of free outdoor arts and theatre will take place across 18 days, from the 26th of August...
The Best Picnic Hampers

These Picnic Hampers are Packed Full of Goodness

Pack your picnic blanket, this month we're eating outdoors. Absolutely has found the best picnic hampers to help you send off summer in style.HUMMINGBIRD BAKERY Should you choose to bring something sweet along to your...
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What to Do in London This Summer

London is always the place to be as there’s so much to see and do, however, the summer really brings the best out of the capital city and it’s by far and away the...
London Outdoor Dining

The Best in Outdoor Dining London Has to Offer

It's the season for outdoor dining and Absolutely has tracked down some of the most luscious locations in London to eat and drink away a summer’s day.Words Rachel Hogg BERMONDSEY BEER LARDER BermondseyThe British weather is...
London's Food Markets

London’s Food Markets That Are A Must-Visit This Summer

London is a diverse city with numerous sights and activities, ranging from theatrical plays and nightlife like clubs and casinos to one-of-a-kind eating experiences. London is also a food lover's paradise, with a thriving...

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