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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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