What’s on this week

Genesis cinema, Whitechapel. Pic: Ewan Munro (Flickr)

Jazz Jamaica

Date: March 4

Time: 8pm-1am

Cost: £18

Location: the Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG

About: Led by double bassist, Gary Crosby, Jazz Jamaica is guaranteed to get you on your feet and dancing with their special blend of rock steady rhythms, skanking ska beats, and pumping reggae grooves interweaved with sophisticated jazz swing!

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Lewisham Live Voices 2017

Date: March 8-9

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: £8 + £1.50 booking fee

Location: The Broadway Theatre, Catford Road, SE6 4RU

About: A unique celebration of the joy of singing. Singers, choirs and vocal ensembles from schools and music groups across the borough join together.
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The Robot Zoo

Date: March 7

Time:  10:30am-5:30pm

Cost:  Child £4.40 Adult £7.70

Location: Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 3PQ

About: Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo, a family-friendly exhibition featuring larger-than-life animals and interactives, and discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities.

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Zumba Gold Class

Date: March 6

Time:  12pm-2pm

Cost: Buffet Donation

Location: Lewisham Irish Community Centre Davenport Hall, 2a Davenport Road,SE6 2AZ About: Friendly low intensity Class with lots of fun and good Latin and 80's Music! Participants choose if they want to stand up or sit down while exercising on catchy music! The moves are easy and everyone is encouraged to exercise at their own pace!

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Throw-back Thursdays

Date: March 9

Time:  7pm-12am

Cost: FREE

Location: Dalston Social, 8 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XN

About: Come in from the cold, warm yourself by the heater and get down to some hot classics, played by DJ Mama Love, in Dalston Social. You can play a game of pool whilst you jam to hits of yesterday. Two drinks will not only "warm your cockles", they'll also get you a free deep pan pizza of your choice.

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Date: March 4

Time:  11pm-12am

Cost: £6-£7

Location: Hackney Attic @ Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, London, E8 1HE

About: SwingTrain is a swing dance inspired workout programme that brings the joy, fun and community feeling of swing dancing to the gym! Burn up to 500 calories per hour dancing swing inspired moves to swing, charleston, electro swing and blues music.

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The Eat Right Lounge

Date: March 4

Time: 5pm-22:30pm

Cost: £26.64-£37.06

Location: The Pill Box Kitchen, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6HA

About: We welcome you to join us for an evening of healthy eating and live music. On the night, there will be a healthy three course meal from the Eat Right Kitchen and live music in between each course meal.

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London Sadfest

Date: March 3,4,5

Time: 5pm-22:30pm

Cost: £10-£40

Location: Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 4UJ

About: London SadFest is a unique film festival that celebrates and explores the world of sad films, music and poetry.

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Dress for the Occasion 

Date: March 6,7,8,9,10

Time: 9am-6pm

Cost: FREE

Location: Brady Arts and Community Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU

About: Artists present work which all revolves around the theme of appearance and how cultural dress codes work. Is outward presentation solely due to status, profession or faith? Are our identities hidden behind a uniform?

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Riverside Beats

Date: March 4,5

Time: 9pm-2am

Cost: FREE

Location: 28West Bar, 28 Westferry Circus, London, E14 8RR

About: Head down to the river side to celebrate Saturdays in style. With DJs playing old skool R'n'B, classic garage and hip-hop anthems you're in for a sure-fire winner at 28West.

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Acoustic Afternoon

Date: March 5

Time: 1pm-4pm

Cost: FREE

Location:  99 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LD

About: Acoustic Live are back for another laid-back session of acoustic music from a selection of fresh and rising talent. Join us from 1-4pm for some tasty food from a selection of cuisines and some great tunes on the side.

Link: For more information, click here


Empower Women of Croydon

Date: March 8

Time: 2pm-4pm

Cost: FREE

Location: Braithwaite Hall, Clocktower, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

About: Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day, get inspired, network with like-minded local women-entrepreneurs and gain advice on how you can start and develop your own business.

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Celebrity Masterclass for Pianists

Date: March 5

Time: 2:30pm-5pm

Cost: £2-£8

Location: Sandison Room, Trinity School, Shirley Park, Croydon, CR9 7AT

About: Come and listen to pianists selected from the 2016 Sutton music festival working with one of Britain’s most respected and versatile pianist

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Leave ‘Em Laughing

Date: March 5

Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Cost: £5

Location: The Fly Pit, Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6XH

About:  First Sunday every month, enjoy a night of comedy in The Flypit

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