Pick of the Line: Comedy on a bus and hot tub dinners

Lovebox Festival Pic: Garreth Keogh

Pic: Garreth Keogh

This week’s Pick of the Line brings you the most noteworthy events in your area, there is a lot to choose from and most are completely free!

Goldsmiths Postgraduate Art Show

This is the highly anticipated showcase of the finest up and coming talent that the Department of Art at Goldsmiths has to offer. You might even spot the next Damien Hirst here.

When: 17 - 20 July 10:00 – 19:00

Where: Goldsmiths, University of London, Laurie Grove, New Cross, SE14 6NW

Cost: Free


Catford Cats exhibition
An exhibition of artwork from Community Education Lewisham’s learners, inspired by cats. Part of Celebrate Catford, a week of exhibitions, performances and events celebrating the past, present and future of Catford.

When: 20-24 July

Where: Lewisham Town Hall, Catford Road, SE6 4 RU

Cost: Free


BlundaBus @ Croydon Comedy Festival

See a host of stand-ups from the likes of Simon Munnery (Radio 1 and Radio 4) to Norman Lovett (Red Dwarf) perform aboard a big red double-decker bus as part of Croydon Comedy Festival.

When: Until 26 July

Where: Parked in Queens Gardens, near Fairfield Halls, London, CR9 1DG

Cost: £5 per show


Soul II Soul

Watch the legendary British R&B group perform their Grammy award winning hits. You might also want to stick around for the free after show event by White Mink, featuring the best in electro swing and speakeasy jazz, which is being described by MIXMAG as the UK's second best club night.

When: 24 July

Where: Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG

Cost: £24


Lovebox festival

Snoop Dogg, Rudimental, Annie Mac, Cypress Hill and Jessie Ware add to a star-studded lineup in Victoria's park Lovebox festival.

When: 17-18 July

Where: Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London, E3

Cost: £104.95



If Lovebox is too much for you, then try its more chilled out little sibling, Citadel. Brought to you by the same team, this one-day arts festival will feature singer-songwriters Ben Howard and Neneh Cherry and indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club.

When: 19 July

Where: Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, E3 5SN

Cost: £45


Supper Tub

First there was hot tub cinema, now it's time to don your swimwear for dinner. At Supper Tub you can enjoy fine Peruvian tapas and cocktails in a wood-burning hot tub on a leafy canal-side. You can hire a private tub or opt for a shared one and make some new buddies. Tickets are sold in pairs or groups and are for two-hour time slots.

When: 17 July - 1 August

Where: Bar 90, 90 Wallis Road, E9 5LN

Cost: Prices vary



Pop-up canal-side party returns to Hackney Wick after proving a big hit last year. Featuring street food from top London vendors, it also promises the finest DJs behind the decks and live street art.

When: 16 July – 29 August

Where: Shapes, 119 Wallis, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN

Cost: Free