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London International Meetup is an active group which arranges several different activities most weeks. It has been established since 2003. Group sizes are restricted to appropriate levels, depending on the type of event. There is no annual subscription fee, but for each event will have a small meetup charge to cover the organisation costs and to ensure the quality of the events.

Our regular events include:

- Social evenings (usually up to 40 people)
Come and meet other members. It is a friendly group and you will be welcomed by the organiser when you arrive. We try to use locations which do not have a lot of background noise. Food and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are available.

- UK day trips (usually up to 20 people)
We organise day trips on most weekends, usually to a location within England. We travel by public transport (train and local buses or taxis). These are social events - in most cases the group remains together for much of the day.

- Theatre shows / concerts (usually up to 10 people)
See a musical, play or concert in London. This is a sociable way to enjoy either West End or off-West End shows, often at a cheaper price than normal. We sometimes do "surprise theatre" events for up to 4 people. As tickets have to be pre-purchased you will need to provide mobile phone contact details when you reply.

- Walks (usually up to 20 people)
There is a monthly walk on a Sunday afternoon. Usually this follows a section of one of the special walking routes (eg the London Loop, the Capital Ring or the Thames Path). Lunch is usually in a pub or cafe along the route. A distance of 7-10 miles is followed at a sociable, medium pace.

- Comedy (usually up to 20 people)
We organise international stand-up comedy events, currently online.

If you reply Yes to an event, please make sure that you turn up (or if necessary change your reply on the meetup website if you are unable to come). For events which involve tickets (eg day trips or theatre/concerts) usually you will be asked to give your full name and mobile phone number when you reply - please make sure that you provide these so that you can be contacted if necessary. You may be removed from the group if you do not show up for a ticketed event without changing your reply or notifying the organiser.

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★Walk: Hampton Court to Staines 🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️

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Please join us for a sociable 12-mile (17km) walk on Saturday 28 May, following the Thames Path from Hampton Court to Staines.
We shall lunch at a local pub or cafe en route (if you prefer you can bring sandwiches, but you will need to eat these outside).
The walk will be hosted by Thomas and Mark

Meet Thomas (the man wearing the brown hat in the photo) or Mark (wearing an orange scarf) under the big clock in the middle of Waterloo train station at 10.15am.
We will take the 10.36am train arriving at Hampton Court at 11.12am (this is in zone 6). If you prefer you can meet us at Hampton Court at 11.15am when we come out of the station (if you plan to do that please add a note below).

There is a £2 meetup charge for this event. Please pay Mark or Thomas when you join the group.

Assuming 5h of walking and 1h30 lunch break we will end at about 5:45pm at Staines.
You can take South West Trains to return to Waterloo or other London locations (note: Staines is outside zones 1-6; if you have a paper zones 1-6 day off-peak travelcard you can buy a single ticket to Feltham in zone 6 to cover the part of your return journey which is outside zone 6).

If you RSVP Yes for this event but cannot join the walk for some reason, please change your reply to No so that we know who to expect.


Members are responsible for their own health and safety. For the walks please always take care (especially when crossing roads), wear appropriate shoes (we may need to walk through puddles) and clothing (waterproof if wet), and make sure that you have adequate insurance.

Surprise Show (concert)

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A chance to see a London show in a small sociable group. However, you are expected to be flexible about the show and the location of your seat. Allow it to be a surprise!

Today's show is a concert. 6 places are available.

If you would like to come please join the Waiting List and make sure that you provide your mobile phone number (important note: it is not possible to reply Yes directly). If a place is available you will receive a text message with the show's name and will be asked to confirm that you are coming (you must confirm on the same day, as soon as possible, as otherwise the place will be offered to someone else). Only then will I change your RSVP to Yes (so if you see the attendee list shows less than 6 attendees it means that there are still places available which have not yet been offered/confirmed).

The meeting place is at 6:00pm inside Costa Coffee, 10 Peninsula Square, London SE10 0EN (nearest Tube: North Greenwich on the Jubilee line).

We will have time for a quick snack/chat before leaving at 6:30pm to walk to the theatre to enjoy the show. We need to leave on time, so make sure you are not late.

The cost of this event is £15. Please pay in cash at the meeting place.

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The show starts at about 7pm and finishes about 10pm

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