What’s on this week

Tower Hamlets will celebrate its first International Mud Day Pic: Eli Duke

Muddy Play Day

Date: June 29

Cost: Free

Location: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

About: In honour of International Mud Day (seriously) the council is hosting the very first Muddy Play Day for children aged 3-11 with games and crafts.

Link: Find more information here


Pride In Our Families

Date: June 25

Cost: Free

Location: 319-331 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BU

About: This is an event open to celebrate all forms of families and will include storytelling, arts and crafts, a fabulous children’s entertainer, party games and a mini disco.

Link: Find more information here


All I Want Is One Night

Date: June 27 – July 1

Cost: £10-20

Location: Wilton’s Music Hall

About: In the heady atmosphere of 1930s Paris, cabaret sensation and sex symbol Suzy Solidor thrills audiences nightly with her performance.

Link: Book your tickets here


Date: June 27

Cost: Free

Location: BOXPARK Croydon

About: An evening of reggae hosted by Leah Mckenzie with special guest performer Indigochild.

Link: RSVP to the event here


Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Previews

Date: June 29

Cost: £8

Location: Theatre Utopia

About: A night of laughter hosted by Matthew Crosby featuring acts from Tom Allen and Adam Vincent.

Link: Book your tickets here


Purley Festival

Date: June 26-30

Cost: Free

Location: Varies

About: Purley Festival hosts a range of events throughout the week including musical performances and children’s activities.

Link: Find the full week’s programme of events here

Bellingham Festival

Date: June 24

Cost: Free

Location: Bellingham Green

About: A fun community event for the whole family with food stalls and activities throughout the day.

Link: Find more information here


Royal Greenwich Guitar Festival

Date: June 25-27

Cost: Free

Location: 24 Creekside, SE8 3DZ

About: This years’ festival theme is ‘Guitar Heroes’ and will include performances of music written by or commissioned for some of the greatest guitarists in the history of the instrument.

Link: Find the full line-up here


Taming of the Shrew

Date: June 29

Cost: £15

Location: The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

About: A performance of Shakespeare’s classic witty tragedy followed by a Q&A on feminism and theatre with an expert panel.

Link: To book your tickets call 0333 666 3366

Lions Tour Rugby

Date: June 24

Cost: Free

Location: Jackdaw and Star, E9 6AS

About: Grab an early pint and watch a screening of all three test matches for the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.

Link: Enter for free or book a beer and breakfast for the event here


One Night for Grenfell Tower

Date: June 29

Cost: £15

Location: Vout-O-Renees, E1 8BB

About: Ray Gelato and The Jazz Dynamos host a musical fundraiser for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Link: Find more information here


Love Music Hate Racism

Date: June 24

Cost: £5

Location: The Victoria, E8 3AS

About: LMHR presents its first Hackney gig with an array of artists looking to unite people and deter racism.

Link: See the full line-up here

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