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To Do List Daily: Unmissable Things To Do in London | Mon 13 April – Sun 19 April 2020

Please STAY AT HOME and enjoy our handpicked offbeat tips for things to do in London (or anywhere else!) this week.

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Life is strange in lockdown, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have offbeat fun in the capital and beyond.

Our list of Unmissable Things To Do in London includes learning to juggle, free offbeat magazines, a hidden gem alternative to Mae Martin’s Feel Good and more!

#1 – Learn to Juggle with Greatest Showman Mat Ricardo

How to juggle – with Mat Ricardo Youtube

Learn to juggle with these fun videos from the oh-so-suave Mat Ricardo, and you’ll be able to run away with the circus post-lockdown.

#2 – Meet Alma – BBC2’s underdog comedy heroine

Alma’s Not Normal BBC iPlayer and BBC2

A very low-key launch means you can be the first to see this touching gem of a sitcom written by and starring Sophie Willan. The show deals with some dark issues around class, sexuality, mental health and substance abuse with humour and sensitivity.

If you’re in the mood for more of this kind of autobiographical comedy, you should also try Feel Good by Mae Martin.

#3 – Read Top Magazines for Free with Online Idea Store Membership

Idea Store Online

Join the Tower Hamlets’ innovative Idea Store online for free and you can get online access to magazines including:

  • Attitude: Queer lifestyle and trends.
  • Little White Lies: Offbeat film mag.
  • The New Yorker: Informed writing from NYC.
  • The Week: The news condensed.

#4 – Learn How to Make a Film at Home with Raindance

Raindance Presents: Filmmaking Lockdown Sessions: Make a Movie at Home that’s not a Home Movie? Online event – Thu 16 April

Pro filmmaker Simon Hunter will guide you through making a short film whilst stuck indoors.

#5 – Discover a Revolutionary Take on Feminism with Lola Olufemi

Thinking on Sunday: Feminism, Interrupted – Disrupting Power Online event – Sun 19 April

More than just a slogan for marketing, Feminism is challenged to take radical action in Lola Olufemi’s fascinating book: Feminism, Interrupted – Disrupting Power. Join her for this online event presented by Conway Hall.

Do you have any things to do in London for our next list?


I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.