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Making the Most of Your Time in London

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London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world’s best sights and attractions. There is so much to see and do outside of the classroom that you’ll never be bored:

Culture: London is home to hundreds of galleries and museums, from the Tate Modern to the Royal Academy of Arts.

Theatre: London has the best theatre scene in the world. Take your pick from long-running musicals, classic plays, or brand new works making their West End debut.

Shopping: London is a shopaholic’s dream with thousands of shops and markets, from Oxford Street to Camden Market, Carnaby Street to Borough Market. There are also iconic department stores, such as Harrods and Selfridges.

Attractions: from Madame Tussauds to the London Eye, London is full of wonderful attractions. You can also visit one of London’s four UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Eating out: enjoy a taste of world cuisine at one of the city’s 11,000 restaurants, cafes and takeaways.

Nightlife: meet your friends for a pint in a traditional London pub or dance the night away in some of the world’s coolest bars and clubs. Check out this list of top 10 student clubs.

Green London: you may be surprised to hear that 33% of the city is green space! Relax in one of the eight Royal Parks or go for a swim in the Hampstead Heath ponds.

Sport: London attracts the biggest sporting in the world. See a match or take a tour of the capital’s spectacular sporting venues from Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum to Chelsea FC’s home.

Iconic Skyline: there are loads of places to view London’s skyline along the river. The Shard is the latest addition to the city’s ever-evolving skyline.

WHAT’S ON: Great Gatsby Parties, Tower Bridge Live, and London Theatre Month

WHAT’S ON is our new fortnightly update on the best London trends, shopping events and cultural attractions – all courtesy of the visitlondon.com blog.

London theatre: award-winning performances and education

The Complete University Guide has placed drama at Queen Mary, University of London at the top of its UK subject league tables – awarding the subject an overall score of 100/100.

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