‘The Sax Pastilles’
Hear the smooth jazz and blues rhythm of London-based group ‘The Sax Pastilles’ at the Grape & Grain pub in Croydon on January 24 and 31. Tickets can be purchased via Skiddle.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the harmonica? Everyone is welcome and anyone can be taught! You will learn the basics of blues improvisation, melody playing and the process of playing together with other musicians. Join Hugh Barnett at South East London Art Rooms at 7pm on January 21.
‘Women: New Portraits’ by Annie Leibovitz
Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz’s new exhibition features some of the planet’s most influential women. It is a continuation of her project which began more than 15 years ago. The exhibition will tour cities worldwide, featuring work from the original series as well as new portraits, including pictures of ballerina Misty Copeland, writer Gloria Steinem, comedian Amy Schumer and tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams. The exhibition is on until February 7 at Wapping Hydraulic Power Station. For more information please visit www.ubs.com/annieleibovitz.
‘Robinson Crusoe and the Pyrate’
Hackney Players are performing a pantomime story about what happened to Robinson Crusoe after he was rescued. The amateur drama group, now in its 45th year, has put on over 100 productions ranging from Greek melodrama and thrillers to comedy and music hall. The show is on from January 22 to 24 at Morland Community Hall, Gayhurst Road. The Saturday evening show is a charity performance. For more information please visit http://www.hackneyplayers.org.uk.