What’s on this week

Hackney will host a world food market this weekend Pic: Miroslav Vajdić – Flickr

World Foods Market

Date: July 22

Location: 73A Stoke Newington, Church Street, N16 0AS

Cost: Free

About: This event brings together an array of cultures and great food, drink and music.

Link: Find more information here

Phantasmagoria Cabaret 

Date: July 22

Location: Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, N1 6SH

Cost: £15

About: Phantasmagoria Cabaret is an unashamed celebration of theatre and comedy, which examines the issue of flitting between the real and inauthentic self.

Link: Find more information and book your tickets here

Take a Pause: Wellbeing Festival

Date: July 26

Location: Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane,  E8 3DF

Cost: Free

About: An evening of music, food and the opportunity to experience first-hand the scientifically proven benefits of mindfulness and other self-care techniques. Relax with free complementary therapies and discover what's going on in the Hackney Wellbeing Network.

Link: Email sahil.patel@cityandhackneymind.org.uk for more information


Hamsey Colour Run

Date: July 22

Location: John Fisher Sports and Social Club, 192 Limsfield Road, CR6 9RD

Cost: Varies

About: Get splashed by colourful paints at this kid-friendly race. All proceeds go to Hamsey Rangers FC to buy new equipment for the children.

Link: Find more information here

Poetic Insight

Date: July 25

Location: Project B, 1 Bell Hill, CR0 1FB

Cost: Free

About: This community event offers a platform for Croydon's young people to showcase their poetic talents in Croydon and to speak their mind through spoken word.

Link: Book your place here

Crafty Croydon Beer Festival IV

Date: July 27 - 29

Location: Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower

Cost: £5

About:  Enjoy an array of fresh beers available from more than 40 London breweries, accompanied by live music and craft food.

Link: Buy your tickets here

V&A Museum of Childhood Summer Festival

Date: July 23

Location: Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA

Cost: Free

About: The museum's annual summer festival returns with a colourful mix of live entertainment plus designer stalls, henna painting, face painting, rickshaw rides, games, delicious food and lots of crafts.

Link: Find more information here

Carradine's Cockney Sing-A-Long

Date: July 25

Location: 1 Grace's Alley, Ensign Street, E1 8JB

Cost: £6.50 - £12

About: Join Wilton Music Hall's piano-playing host for an uproarious evening of traditional sing-a-long with music from the Music Hall era, WWI and II, the West End stage and traditional popular songs from across the decades.

Link: Find more information or book tickets here

Outdoor Theatre: Romeo & Juliet

Date: July 24

Location: Canada Square Park, E14 5AB

Cost: Free

About: Enjoy an outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet with an unusual and musical Mods & Rockers twist.

Link: Book your tickets here

Indian Summer Baaja

Date: July 23

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

Cost: Free

About: A festival of music, stories and dance from across South Asia, staged across the Horniman Gardens and curated by British Indian virtuoso Sarod player, Soumik Datta.

Link: Find more information here

V22 Summer Club Opening

Date: July 22 - August 27

Location: Louise House, Dartmouth Road, SE23 3HZ

Cost: Free

About: This year's Summer Club launches once again with the start of the summer holidays and presents a 6 week programme of events, screenings, performances, talks and workshops.

Link: Find more information here

Ewart Community Hall Festival

Date: July 22

Location: Ewart Road Clubroom, 44 Wastdale Road, SE23 1HN

Cost: Free

About: A fun day for the whole family with food, activities for all ages, and live performances by local musicians.

Link: Find more information here

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