24 hours in London: Dawn ‘til dawn

Think you know London? Think again. You may have visited the city more times than you can count, or maybe you live here? Well if you do, you’ll know that you’ve never seen it all. The city offers new, interesting and out-of-the-box activities, attractions and events on a monthly, weekly and daily basis. From museum sleepovers to escape rooms, there’s no reason to ever feel bored…


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This jam-packed itinerary for a full 24 hours of fun, food and friendship is just one example of the many great ways to spend your free time in the big smoke.


6.30 am – 10.30 am: Morning Gloryville

Morning Gloryville is an immersive morning dance party. They are the pioneers of sober raving – responsible for bringing conscious clubbing to the world stage. The event offers inspirational, energising music and mesmerising visual entertainment as well as free massage, organic coffee and smoothie bars, yoga and personal motivation from trained and costumed performers.

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11 am – 1 pm:  Cereal Killer café

After partying yourselves hungry, head for a hangover-free bowl of cereal on Brick Lane’s Cereal Killer Café. Choose from over 120 types of cereal from around the world, 30 different varieties of milk and 20 different toppings.

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2 pm – 3.45 pm: Unseen Tours

Refueled and ready for the day, take a unique London walking tour by the multi-award winning social enterprise, Unseen Tours. From Cereal Killer, the Brick Lane or Shoreditch tours will be closest to you. These fun, engaging, entertaining and interesting tours are lead by a former homeless and vulnerable tour guides.

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4 pm– 6 pm: Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

Not your average afternoon drink, you will walk through The Breakfast Club and into a fridge before you arrive at The Mayor of Scardey Cat Town. This speakeasy serves delicious cocktails and small plates of food.

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7 pm – Drink, Shop, Do: Bloody Mary’s and Board Games

A few cocktails down and with 11 hours left on the clock, what you need is a Bloody Mary and a board game at the Kings Cross venue, Drink, Shop, Do… a very British way to spend the afternoon.

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8 pm-10 pm:  The Comedy Store

The original London comedy club, this is the place to go for a guaranteed laugh. Shows start between 7.30 pm and 8 pm depending on what you choose to see. Spend any spare time before or after the show wandering the bustling streets of Soho.

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23.30 pm – 2 am: Late night cinema, Rio – Stoke Newington

Still going? Head north-east to the popular neighborhood of Stoke Newington where you will find Rio Cinema. Their late night showings start at 11.30pm.

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2 am – 4 am: Club Aquarium

4.5 hours to go, you’re doing well but now is the time to head to somewhere more lively and Club Aquarium does just the job, whether you sit by the pool, swim or show your fellow party animals how it’s done on the dance floor.

 Credit: clubaquarium.co.uk


4 am – 6 am: Midnight feast & sunrise at Duck and Waffle

Burnt out? Before you hit the hay, head to Duck and Waffle for one of London’s best breakfasts with a view. If you’re lucky, you’ll see the sun rise.

 Credit: www.duckandwaffle.com

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