What’s On This Week

The Grow bar and restaurant in Hackney will host a canalside disco on May 25          Pic: Ewan Munro Flickr


Off-cuts Canalside Party

Date: May 25

Location: Grow bar and restaurant, Hackney Wick

Cost: Free

About: Hackney Record Club presents a relaxed canalside gathering with smooth disco, soulful cuts and a summer BBQ menu.

Link: Find more information here


England Handball National Cup Final

Date: May 21

Location: Copper Box Arena, Hackney Wick

Cost: Children free/Adults, £3

About: Tickets are now on sale for the nation’s handball finals that include a chance to try the sport yourself and a ‘Beat the Keeper’ competition.

Link: Buy your tickets here



The Big Match Kidz

Date: May 20

Location: The New Den, SE16 3LN

Cost: Free

About: Millwall Football Club is offering a children’s training session led by football freestyler Colin Nell.

Link: More information and application forms here


World Food and Craft Fair

Date: May 20

Location: Hither Green Clock Tower

Cost: Free

About: Enjoy live music, dancing, and street food from over 40 stalls and sample some of the treats from The Great Hither Green Bake Off.

Link: Read more here



Festival of Communities

Date: May 20-21

Location: Stepney Green Park/Mile End

Cost: Free

About: Queen Mary University of London presents a packed weekend of activities, demonstrations and stalls to showcase and celebrate ‘Life’, and explore living and learning together in Tower Hamlets.

Link: Find more information here



Date:  May 24-27

Location: The Space, E14 3RS

Cost: £15/£12 concessions

About: Infamous drug-lord Macbeth takes the London City Throne for himself in this reboot of Shakespeare’s classic tale.

Link: Book tickets here



Tina T’urner Tea Lady & Audrey Heartburn

Date: May 26

Location: The Spread Eagle, CR0 1NX

Cost: £10

About: Croydon Comedy Festival continues with award-winning musical character comedian Tracey Collins performing her double bill show.

Link: Find out more here


Croydon Education Question Time

Date: May 24

Location: St Andrew’s CE School and Sixth Form, CR0 4BH

Cost: Free

About: Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell and others will be debating education in the borough and answering audience questions.

Link: Book your place here

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