What’s on this week

What’s on this week. Pic: Wikimedia Commons


Croydon Concerto Competition Finale

Date: 10 June

Location: Trinity School Concert Hall, CR9 7AT

Cost: £14 adults/£5 under 16s

About: Croydon’s piano, flute, and violin finalists will perform a concerto movement for the orchestra, judges and audience to vote on and decide the 2017 winner.

Link: Contact info@croydonsymphony.com for more information


Boogie Monsters

Date: 4 June

Location: BOXPARK Croydon

Cost: £8

About: Enjoy a musical morning with Boogie Monsters, a children’s rock and pop band bringing its interactive daytime gig to Croydon.

Link: Find more information and book tickets here


Leave 'em Laughing

Date: 4 June

Location: Stanley Halls

Cost: £5

About: Enjoy an evening of stand-up featuring comedy favourites Lou Sanders, Kat Bond, and Joe Bor.

Link: Book your tickets and find more information here

Brockley Max

Date: 2-10 June

Location: Various

Cost: Free

About: Brockley Max is a nine-day community arts festival celebrating local talent with over ninety events in venues across Brockley, Ladywell, Crofton Park and Honor Oak throughout the week.

Link: Find the full festival programme here


Electric Burger Shack

Date: 3 June

Location: Cafe of Good Hope Hither Green, SE13 6RT

Cost: £15-£30

About: Electric Future Foods prepare fresh organic ingredients and Caribbean inspired dishes accompanied by a live DJ set.

Link: Book your place here


Movies from the Morgue

Date: 6 June

Location: Ladywell Coroner's Court, SE13 7UW

Cost: £6

About: Get ready to be spooked at this film night full of murder and mystery.

Link: More information here

Mighty Hoopla

Date: 4 June

Location: Victoria Park

Cost: £23-34

About: Mighty Hoopla is an all-day festival celebrating alternative club culture with legendary and new acts, energetic DJs, dancers, and specialty performers.

Link: Find more information here


Open the Gate Festival

Date: 10 June

Location: 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

Cost: Free

About: Open the Gate celebrates its eighth anniversary with live music, family and children’s activities, and an African market.

Link: Find more information here


Urban Makers East Summer Makers Market

Date: 3-4 June

Location: Mile End Park

Cost: Free

About: Spend your weekend browsing at over 50 stalls selling handmade jewellery, homeware, art, kids and adults clothing and accessories.

Link: Find more information here

Richard III

Date: Now until 10 June

Location: Arcola Theatre, E8 3DL

Cost: £12-£22

About: Artistic director Mehmet Ergen directs Arcola’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III – the tale of a ruthless, power-crazed misogynist who cheats his way to the crown.

Link: Book your tickets here


Quiz Me Maybe

Date: 7 June

Location: Dalston Superstore, E8 2PB

Cost: £2

About: Join in on one of Dalston Superstore’s silly and bizarre trivia sessions – this week’s category is Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

Link: Find more information here


Don't trash it! Refashion it!

Date: 4 June

Location: 7 Broadway Market, E8 4PH

Cost: £55

About: This creative 'upcycling' workshop taught by David Mumford will inspire you to restitch and revamp your wardrobe instead of throwing out your old clothes.

Link: Book your place here

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