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Things to do in Hampstead

Never be short for things to do with our guide to what's on in Hampstead

If you can't find something to do in Hampstead, you're not looking very hard. Take a dip in the Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds, swat up on local history at Hampstead Museum or catch new works by established and emerging talent at Hampstead Theatre. You'll never be short of entertainment and inspiration in this leafy oasis.

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Hampstead Theatre

Eton Avenue, NW3 3EU

Enjoy both cutting-edge and classic theatre. It's new writing, not just new playwrights, that floats Hampstead Theatre's boat. Emerging and established writers can both find a platform for fresh material here...

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Hampstead Museum

New End Square, London, NW3 1LT

The elegant setting for this family-friendly trip through Hampstead's past is an impressive Grade I-listed house built during the rein of Queen Anne in 1704. Rudyard...

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Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds

Hampstead Heath, NW5 1QR

Take a year-round dip in one of Hampstead's famous bathing ponds. Originally dammed-off clay pits, the ponds are run by the City Corporation. It is consulting with local residents about essential works to protect...

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Everyman Hampstead

5 Hollybush Vale, London, NW3 6TX

Is the Hampstead Everyman the only cinema in town boasting a concierge station? Possibly London's most elegant cinema, it has a glamorous bar...

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Freud Museum

20 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SX

Sigmund Freud's former London home, where he found refuge after fleeing the Nazis in 1938, is now a shrine to the father of psychoanalysis, this time-capsule museum...

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Jacqueline G

The Rabbit Hole Jazz Night with Ronnie Scotts regulars the Will Bartlett trio and special guest Anjali Perrin 29th April. Doors 7:30pm, show starts 8pm £10 www.rabbitholenw3.com Voted in the Best British Pub guide with fine ales, wines and beer. Address: The Duke of Hamilton 23-25 New End, NW3 1JD

Sarah Morpurgo

The Alba Trio (flute-cello-piano) is a hotly tipped 3 piece playing at Hampstead's 18th Century Burgh House, Sun 20th Jan, 7pm