What’s On This Week

With all profits going to mental health research, punk4mentalhealth will host debates, lectures and performances. Credit: MangakaMaiden Photography


Date: May 6
Location: Amersham Arms, New Cross
Cost: £5, profits go to mental health research
About: The afternoon session offers lectures and debates on the impact of music on mental health and society followed by an evening of indie, punk, and metal performances.
Link: Book tickets here

National Theatre Connections Festival
Date: May 10-13
Location: Albany Centre And Theatre, Douglas Way, SE8 4AG
Cost: £5-7
About: The National Theatre Connections Festival is a celebration of young people in theatre which commissions 10 new plays for young people to perform each year.
Link: Book your tickets or get more information here


Speedway: art exhibition
Date: Until May 13
Location: Unit 25a Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road
Cost: Free
About: A group of artists present their work dedicated to the long-forgotten histories of Hackney and East London.
Link: Find more events at the library here

Death Cafe
Date: May 10
Location: St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, London E8 4SA
Cost: Free
About: St Joseph’s Hospice provides tea and cake to its support group and starts the difficult conversation about death and dying.
Link: To book your place email c.learner@stjh.org.uk or call 020 8525 3208


Crafty Fox Spring Market
Date: May 6
Location: Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, E2 9DT
Cost: Free
About: Shop from over 70 stalls selling jewellery, art prints, stationary, textiles, ceramics, fashion, and gifts. There will also be craft workshops for children and adults.
Link: Find out more here

Illustration And Cartoon Skills Trade School
Date: May 7
Location: St Katharine’s Precinct, 2 Butcher Row, London, E14 8DS
Cost: Free
About: This is a practical session open to all ages teaching the ins and outs of illustration techniques and equipment – no experience needed.
Link: Book your place here


Alistair Anderson
Date: May 11
Location: The Oval Tavern
Cost: £10
About: As an internationally recognised master of English Concertina, Anderson brings his performance on the Northumbrian Pipes to Croydon.
Link: Book tickets here

Capoeira and Samba Session
Date: May 6
Location: BOXPARK Croydon
Cost: Free
About: Workshops and performances in traditional dance and Brazilian martial art will be offered.
Link: Book your place here

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