Outdoor events in London today

Outdoor events in London today

Our guide to outdoor events in London today on Sunday 11th December.

Childrens event in London today at Royal Botanic Gardens

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(Today) to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
Childrens event in London today at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

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(Today) to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market. The children’s show Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will be in London today on Sunday 11th December for a run at the Hyde Park.
 
Childrens event in London today at Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Talk in London today at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
 
Free event in London today at Hampstead Observatory

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(Today) to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Free event in London today at Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Free event in London today at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
Free event in London today at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
 
Highgate Cemetery today

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Free event in London today at Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
 

That’s all the outdoor events, but there are plenty more days out today including:

Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations11 DecemberThe National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino – ‘The Adoration of the Shepherds’ and ‘The Adoration of the Kings’.

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement11 DecemberThe Courtauld Gallery’s “Rodin and Dance” exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.

Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto11 DecemberTake you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery11 December‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Guided tour of Wembley Stadium11 DecemberJoin a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.

South Africa: The Art of a Nation — British Museum11 DecemberExplore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower11 DecemberWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical11 December“In The Heights” is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.

Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink11 DecemberAn outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.

 
 

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