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"One Monkey Don't Stop No Show"

FRIDAY: One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
Avery and Myra Harrison exist in their own middle class Black family with their own Christian values. Things start to change dramatically when their young niece  arrives from the rural South. The performance of One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show is at the Albany Playhouse in Deptford this Friday night from 7:30pm.

The Albany, Douglas Way Deptford, SE8 4AG  tickets  £9-£14.


"Headfunk presents Old Skool House",


SATURDAY: Headfunk presents Old Skool House
Release nightclub is holding a huge all night club night this Saturday. From 10pm till 6am on Sunday morning, get ready for 8 hours of continual ‘old skool and funked up house’ music. Entry  £6 before midnight and £10 afterwards.

Release: 23 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6PP

Knitting classes at Cafe Crema, photo: Google

SUNDAY: Make Do and Mend at Cafe Crema
Cafe Crema is launching a new series of Sunday afternoon craft sessions. This week the classes are focussed on knitting and are a great opportunity to get your knitting skills sorted before Christmas!
Over the next few weeks the sessions will explore crochet, embroidery and patchwork too.
The cafe will be open as normal for tea, coffee and home-made cakes.
The classes are all expert lead and take place at Cafe Crema between 2 and 4pm on Sundays.
To reserve a place call 02093202317 or drop in.

Cafe Crema: 306 New Cross Road  London SE14 6AF


Run for charity, photo

SUNDAY: Lewisham Fun Run
Join the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock, this Sunday for a stroll in the park with a twist. The Lewisham Fun Run is in aid of the Mayor’s chosen charity- The Lavender Trust.
There are three different runs. There is a 10:30am 1km race for children up to 11 with free entry, a 10:45am 3km race for young people aged between 11-15 with a £3 entry fee, and an 11:30am start for the 5k run for anyone over 16 with an £8 entry fee.
A great event for adults and children alike- all for a very good cause!
Online applications are now closed but registration is still open on the day!

Starts at: Beckenham Place Park Old Bromley Road  entrance Beckenham BR2

Speed dating at Hoxton, photo by Dipankar Das

MONDAY: Last Night a Speed Date Changed my Life
Last Night a Speed Date Changed my Life is a new twist on speed dating. It’s one of the most light-hearted and affordable speed dating events in London. Singletons are arty types in their 20’s and 30’s, and unlike most clubs, there’s definitely going to be an equal number of men and women! Click here: Guys Girls,   to book a place online for a measly £10 and maybe a speed date could change your life!  7-10pm.

The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, Hoxton, EC2A4RH


At the Green Dragon, photo by Sumlin

WEDNESDAY: Freedom of Expression
Loads of different acts on offer at The Green Dragon as Freedom of Expression gets the best in acoustic music, poetry, comedy and magic. Playing on Wednesday is Jenny Lockyer, MJ Hibbett, Andy Glancy and Will Stevens. The night kicks off at 8pm and doors close at 11:30pm. Admission free.

The Green Dragon, 58-60 High Street Croydon CR0 1NA


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