What’s On This Week

The House of Peroni returns to Tower Hamlets this week. Pic: London on the Inside

Turning Earth Autumn ceramics market

Date:  October 7-October 8

Location: Railway Arches 361-362, Whiston Rd, London E2 8BW

Cost: Free

About: 60 makers from the studio will be selling their work and demonstrating making techniques in Turning Earth's beautiful arches in Hoxton. Browse and buy new work, listen to live music by the popular East London music night Woodburner, and have a craft beer with the makers.


Album launch - Sculptures by Ivo Dimchev

Date: October 9

Location:  Zigfrid von Underbelly, 11 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, Hackney, London N1 6NU

Cost: Tickets- £10.67

About: Performer extraordinaire Ivo Dimchev offers his first London live concert, to celebrate the launch of his album Sculptures.

Link: Find out more here.


Bento Intro workshop with Shiso Delicious (Vegan)

Date: October 11

Location: The Book Club, 100-106 Leonards Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 4RH

Cost: £75 (includes dinner)

About:  If you love Japanese and/or healthy food and want the tools to start exploring your own bento lunches, or want to add something new to your repertoire, this workshop is for you! You will learn about flavour combinations and ingredients and plenty of tricks and tips on how to prepare your own nourishing bento in a few easy steps.

Link: Get your tickets here.

Science Showoff at The Spread Eagle

Date: October 12

Location: The Spread Eagle Pub and Theatre Venue, 39-41 Katharine Street, CR0 1NX

Cost: Tickets £8

About: 'Science Showoff' hosted by Steve Cross with invited guests, is a chaotic open mic night for scientists, science communicators, science teachers, historians and philosophers of science, students, science popularisers and anyone else with something to show off about science.

Link: Read more here.



Date: October 12

Location: Boxpark,99 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LD

Cost: Free

About: AfroBOX is a celebration of the continued growth of the sound of young Africa - across the continent, throughout the diaspora and most especially in the UK.

Link: Find out more here.


The Croydon 10K

Date: October 8

Location:  Lloyd Park Avenue, Croydon, CR0 5SA

Cost: £14.82 – £17.10

About: One of the boroughs most popular 10Ks, the race is organised by Nice Work  in conjunction with Croydon Council. Race features electronic timing. Runners of all standards welcome.

Link: Find out more here.

'The Escapist' Escape room by Modern Fables

Date: October 9

Location: Guild House, Rollins Street, London, SE15 1EP

Cost: Prices range from £18 to £30 per person for teams of 2 - 5 people.

About: A fully immersive sensory escape room experience where you search out clues, solve puzzles and put together the pieces to discover the truth behind the disappearance of Lavinia Carter.

Link: Find out more here.


Catford Art Trail

Date: September 23, 24, 30

Location: Various venues across the centre of Catford, SE6

Cost: Free

About: Now in its second year, wind your way through Catford to see work from over 100 artists at 51 venues, including the homes of local makers, public spaces and even a graffiti workshop in the centre of town.

Link: Take a look at the brochure of events here.


Music Deco: 1925-1935- A round the World trip

Date: October 9

Location: Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, SE3 9RQ

Cost: £11

About: Explore music written during the decade starting with the 1925 Paris Expo des Arts Décoratifs and include Les Six. From Stravinsky and Schoenberg to Walton and Lambert, from Prokofiev and Shostakovich in the USSR to the emergence of American music.

Link: Find out more and get tickets here.

Pop-Up Opera: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

Date: October 10

Location: Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PA

Cost: £20 (adults) £12.50 (under 16s)

About: Pop-Up Opera return this autumn with Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. In true Pop-Up fashion, the company give one of the most popular operatic fairy tales a magical twist ensuring this wintry delight will both enchant and thrill.

Link: Find out more here.


Moniker Art Fair 2017

Date: Until October 8

Location: The Old Truman Brewery London E1 6QL

Cost: £10

About: Moniker’s eighth edition, three times bigger than last year’s fair, will bring the globe’s most influential new-contemporary art galleries together with established names of the urban art scene. The fair will abandon the traditional art fair model as we know it with visitors entering into a 30,000 square feet installation hall.

Link: Find out more here.


The House of Peroni Returns with a Celebration of Italian Citrus

Date: October 6 - October 15

Location: 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6PG

Cost: Free

About: Don’t be fooled by the store front exterior and head into an immersive Italian experience, which includes: a lively fruit market; an open kitchen where the air is fills with the aroma of traditional Italian dishes; ‘Bar Citrus’, the central bar space which is energised by the beat of Italo house music; and for those who choose to seek it, a concealed door will lead the way to a secret bar.

Link: Find out more here.

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