Things to do when you’re bored in London

Bored? In London!? Oh, come on. Get your act together and your brain juices flowing with some of the best things to do when you’re bored

Shard Night landscape
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Bored of London?! With all its multicultural, cosmopolitan, hustlin’ bustlin’ activity going on? Sure, the capital has amazing street food stalls to discover, an unrivalled nightlife scene and wonderfully weird things to do, but it can be tricky to pick out the best of the bunch. Fret not, because we’re on hand to help with our guide to London’s best boredom-busting activities.

The best things to do when you’re bored

Free art in London
Art

Free art in London

Great art without the admission fee

Things to do in London this week
Things to do

Things to do in London this week

Top events over the next seven days

Top ten new theatre openings
Theatre

Top ten new theatre openings

Freshest must-see shows in London

The best clubs in London
Clubs

The best clubs in London

Late-night venues to get stuck into

Ten new films you need to know
Film

Ten new films you need to know

The biggest, best and trending films

London events calendar
Things to do

London events calendar

A month by month guide to the capital

Drink and eat away your boredom

50 best cocktail bars in London
Bars and pubs

50 best cocktail bars in London

Best new restaurants in London
Restaurants

Best new restaurants in London

Cafés and coffee shops in London
Restaurants

Cafés and coffee shops in London

London’s best street food
Restaurants

London’s best street food

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The best brunches in London
Restaurants

The best brunches in London

London’s best Sunday lunches
Restaurants

London’s best Sunday lunches

100 best restaurants in London
Restaurants

100 best restaurants in London

London’s best craft beer pubs
Bars and pubs

London’s best craft beer pubs

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Or try something out of the ordinary

14 weird but wonderful museums
Museums

14 weird but wonderful museums

Visit one of the capital’s lesser-known museums and discover their quirky hidden treasures

Unusual things to do in London
Things to do

Unusual things to do in London

We’ve searched the capital’s nooks and crannies to find the very best unusual things to do in London

Weird and new hobbies in London
Things to do

Weird and new hobbies in London

Go on, try something different in your spare time...

21 other-worldly places in London
Things to do

21 other-worldly places in London

Lose yourself at some of London’s most unique locations