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Things to do in London today

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Head down to one of the thousands of things to do in London today taking place all across the capital. We've picked our favourite things to get you started and, if you're making plans for things to do this weekend too, check out our guides to what's on in London this Friday, this Saturday and this Sunday.

RECOMMENDED: read the full Time Out London hot list here


Orchid Festival

Don't miss Kew Garden's celebration of the orchid, which returns this year with a focus on Thailand. The tropical greenhouse will be bursting with colourful species, plus an impressive sounding Bang Pa-In inspired orchid palace. 

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Kew Gardens , Kew Until Sunday March 11 2018

Ferrari: Under the Skin

Ferrari turns 70 this year and to celebrate the Design Museum is being taken over by a whole host of the glamorous motors. Explore the famous cars through original drawings, early design models, personal letters and memorabilia. 

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Design Museum , Kensington Until Sunday April 15 2018

Social Fun and Games Club at Roof East

Give curling a whirl on one of Roof East’s neon-lit lanes or just hide out in an igloo where you can dine on meaty comfort food from Jimmy’s Lodge and Crazy Pig. Retro skiwear is encouraged. 

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Roof East , Stratford Thursday February 22 2018 - Sunday February 25 2018

Southwark Queerstory

Celebrate LGBT+ History Month at this exhibition, which delves into the archives to explore queer culture in Southwark. Learn about the forgotten stories of trans Londoners in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, ’60s pub drag culture and the emergence of the gay disco scene in Camberwell in the ’80s. Find out more here. 

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Peckham Levels , Peckham Until Wednesday February 28 2018

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Allan S

If only we could get into London but all the train Sevices on our area are closed for engineering works as per usual at holiday times.

Rachel H

Come down to Clapton Jumble Trail for some bargains #claptonjumbletrail - Glyn Road & Chatsworth E5

Michael R

Just saw the `kink's musical Sunny Afternoon yesterday. Great show The music holds up The story is very engaging and the audience started a standing ovation for the last ten minutes of the show.  An inspiring evening WELL WORTH SEEING. NOW IF ONLY THE WEATHER WOULD WARM UP.

Ryan S

Don't live or work here it's horrible! Come on a holiday instead!

Kamel K

i love this amazing land , & i'll like to travel & work there , it's  a pleasure for me thank's