EastLondonLines has handpicked the best events in the boroughs to match everyone’s tastes in our round-up of the next seven days.
THURSDAY 22 MARCH
We Are Legend
The Brickhouse, 152c Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU
Come along and enjoy a night of cabaret and tributes to the likes of Freddy Mercury, Amy Winehouse or Prodigy. The show will include performances from Luna Rosa, Johnny Electrolux and more.
9pm (doors 6.30pm)
£35/£40 inc four-course meal; £10 show only
FRIDAY 23 MARCH
St Aiden’s School, Portnalls Rd, Coulsdon CR5 3DE
The venue will host a selection of stalls including: Nails Inc Manicures, Sprinkles, Reflexology, Avon, Partylite, Indian Head massage, Pamper Chef, Phenix cards, Facial, Body Shop and more.
A glass of wine and a raffle ticket is included in the cost of the ticket which must be prebooked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY 24 MARCH
Hoxton Street Market
Hoxton Street, N1. Located in the Shoreditch Part of the Borough, off Old Street.
The market sells fresh food, clothing and household goods. Set in one of London’s quirkiest streets, Hackney locals gather for weekend shopping and bargain-hunting. Refreshments are served until 5pm. Best thing about it? It’s absolutely free.
SUNDAY 25 MARCH
The Bootleg Sixties
Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield, Croydon, CR9 1DG
The Bootleg Sixties are on tour with their ‘sight and sound’ show. The group are returning to the Ashcroft Theatre with some new songs and images.
To book a ticket contact the Box Office on 020 8688 9291
MONDAY 26 MARCH
Our Country’s Good
Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, SE10 8ES
Aden Gillet stars in the revival of Timperlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good . The play is about a group of Royal Marines and convicts in a penal colony in New South Wales in the 1780s.
The play shows the class system in the convict camp and discusses themes such as sexuality, punishment and the Georgian judicial system. To book tickets contact: 020 8858 7755.
TUESDAY 27 MARCH
Spitalfields Traders Market
Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA
Spitalfields Traders Market has up to 110 stalls ranging from contemporary and vintage fashion, music, bespoke children’s toys, jewellery and accessories and home interiors. Situated underneath a glass canopy the market is weather proof and wheelchair and push chair accessible.
WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH
The Stuff that Matters
Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS
The exhibition features a collection of historic textiles assembled over the past 30 years by Seth Siegelaub for the Centre for Social Research on Old Textiles. Items include fifth-century Coptic, Pre-Columbian Peruvian, late-medieval Asian and Islamic textiles. The entry is free.