What’s on this week?

Fighting for empire exhibition

The Capture of Tubabakalong, Gambia 1866
Chevalier Louis William Desanges Pic: Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance

Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 - 18:00
Location: Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Cost: Free entry
About: This exhibition looks at the role played by people from Caribbean and African descent in the British empires military history. Focusing on the West India Regiments that were originally based in the Caribbean before moving to West Africa. You can find out more here.

Something that feels like the truth

Pic: Unit G Gallery

Opening hours: 28-29 July 12:30 - 17:30
Location: Unit G London Limited, 12A Collent Street, London, E9 6SG
Cost: Free entry
About: A new exhibition from artist Sal Jones that brings together a collection of contemporary oil paintings. The portrait paintings show mainly fictional subjects that are experiencing emotional unease or discomfort, exploring the relationship between human expression and communication.

Deptford Bites

Pic: Deptford Market Yard Press.

Opening hours: 28 July, 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Deptford Market Yard, Market Yard, Deptford, SE8 4BX
Cost: Free entry
About: Head down to Deptford this Saturday for Deptford Market Yards weekly food event, showcasing the best in produce and street food. This week there’s Oysters, Crȇpes, Indonesian street food and a great selection of natural wines, enjoy the sun and grab some lunch.

Romeo and Juliet at Wandle Park

Luca Crawford as Romeo and Megan Claridge as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet
Pic: Michael Hall.

Opening hours: July 26-28
Location: Cornwall Rd, Croydon CR0 4XT
Cost: Adult tickets cost £10, concessions are £9. Tickets can be booked here.
About: Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association are holding its fifth annual outdoor performance in Wandle Park. Take a picnic and spend the summer heatwave watching Shakespeare's classic in one of Croydon's beautiful parks. More information can be found here.



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