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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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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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From dazzling egyptian artefacts to iconic optical art, here are the top 5 must see exhibitions in London this Autumn
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The Best Christmas Activities In London

From a Christmas baking workshop to a festive afternoon tea, here are the best Christmas activities to do in London this year
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Give friends and family an unforgettable Christmas present with discounted gift experiences at the Karen Hardy dance studio

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