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More details - 12 Western Road - Open Garden for NGS
Urban oasis, 85ft garden designed and planted by owners. Relying heavily on evergreen, ferns, foliage and herbaceous planting.
12 Western Road, Plaistow
Today

More details - London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2018
One of the UK’s most exciting cross-cultural sporting occasions, the annual London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival returns to London’s Regatta Centre on the slightly earlier date of Sunday 3rd June 2018.
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, London
Sun 3 Jun

More details - UIM F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix of London (Formula 1 Inshore Powerboat Racing)
The UIM F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix of London is the British leg of the flagship series of single-seater inshore circuit Formula 1 powerboat racing The 6-metre long, 500kg powerboats will navigate turns at 90+mph and will hit speeds of over 150mph on the straights The Formula 1 class will be supported by
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London
Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Community-led riverside gardens and creative industries quarter being created from former coal dock. Café, children’s workshops, exhibitions. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Cody Dock, 11c South Crescent
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Family fundraiser
www.facebook.com/events/1431216877008071/?ti=cl A family fundraiser day to help raise money 50% of which will go towards Isabel’s headstone & 50% for Jonis Army. Isabel tragically passed away at the age of 7 after having an asthma attack which caused cardiac arrest.
Barking United services club Blake avenue
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Eastbury Manor House - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Join us for an outdoor Shakespeare performance by The Three Inch Fools in the Grade I listed Walled Garden. Eastbury Manor House will be serving a variety of hot and cold refreshments from 6.15pm and the performance will start at 7pm.
Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square, Barking
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A grade I-listed 16th-century manor house with walled and herb gardens enclosed by their original walls. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Eastbury Manor House Walled Gardens and Herb Garden, Sisley Road
Sun 10 Jun

More details - A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures
12pm, 3.15pm & 4.05pm Friday – Sunday Every day during School Holidays: 10.15am, 11.05am, 11.55am, 12.45pm, 1.35pm, 2.25pm, 3.15pm, 4.05pm. Sessions last approximately 40 minutes.
Discover Stratford - Children’s Story Centre 383-387 High Street Stratford London
Thu 31 May, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Kubla Khan
Welcome to the world of Kubla Khan, a multi-sensory pleasure dome that you can touch, taste and smell. From the sounds of a sitar to the feel of a flowing river, experience the temperatures and textures of Coleridge’s acclaimed poem as the aroma of incense drifts by.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London, London
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - Duckie
Duckie is a reimagining of the Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling with a message of tolerance and self-acceptance at its core.
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Cafe Society Swing
This acclaimed show tells the true story of the first racially integrated jazz club in New York - Cafe Society, which opened in December 1938.
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Shebeen
‘Do you think dreams are wasted on people like us?’ It’s a hot and humid summer in 1958 St Anns, Nottingham. Tempers are flaring and Teddy Boys are on the march. Jamaican couple Pearl and George are helping Caribbean migrants to cut loose by hosting a forbidden party at their Shebeen.
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

More details - In the Night Garden Live
Step into the magical world of In the Night Garden and see Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka brought to life before your eyes with beautiful costumes, magical puppets, enchanting music and breathtaking projections. In the Night Garden Live takes place in its own purpose-built, family-friendly Showdome.
The O2 London
Today to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Monty Python’s Spamalot
Join IODS Productions as they set musical theatre back a thousand years! Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is a new musical, lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 motion picture MONTY PYTHON and the HOLY GRAIL, from the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones,...
Kenneth More Theatre, Oakfield Road, Ilford
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - London Nightrider 2018
One of the capital’s best-loved annual events is back this summer. London Nightrider returns for its ninth year on 9 / 10 June 2018. This charity night ride is a unique way to discover the capital’s iconic sights and lesser-known attractions.
Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Iconic site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The gardens, playgrounds, promenades, waterways, landscaping, wetlands and wildflower meadows are free for you to explore 24/7, with volunteer-led tours at 11am and 1pm.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Westfield Avenue
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil
Do something incredible with an adrenaline fuelled abseil down the UK’s tallest sculpture at 262 feet! We are looking for fearless fundraisers to take on the UK’s highest freefall abseil from ArcelorMittal Orbit situated in the Queen Elizabeth Park.
ArcelorMittal Orbit, 3 Thornton Street, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Foo Fighters.
The London Stadium, London
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Colouring in the Place
11am-3pm Colouring in Place is a natural dye and quilting event, inviting people to help make a map of the plants and trees they appreciate in east London while trying out natural dye and quilting techniques. Participants will be invited to share their stories of local plant life either online or at the event.
183 Bow Road, London
Today

More details - Location and Innovation
7pm (Gallery open from 6pm) The River Lea has been a long-standing location of innovation for the textile industry, from the early patent of madder printing in the 17th century to 19th century discoveries in synthetic dyes.
The Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road
Thu 31 May

More details - Final Thursday Late Opening 6-9pm, with talk from resident artist Freya Gabie.
Join us for the final late night opening of Raw Materials: Textiles – a last chance to explore the industrial history of the River Lea through the raw material textiles.
The Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road
Thu 7 Jun

More details - A woven dance, a dancing weave
1pm-4pm Join Raw Materials: Textiles resident artist Freya Gabie to create a giant, architectural ‘danced’ weaving. Using the physical space of the Bow Arts Victorian industrial courtyard and the movement of our bodies, we will create a woven sculptural installation that spans, intercepts and connects space.
183 Bow Road, London
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Chicken Shack presents Vintage
Beginners 50s Jive dance lessons - hosted by The Chicken Shack’s Malc and Tricia Our classes are for beginners, so no dance background or experience is needed. The classes will run weekly every Tuesday on a drop-in basis, be here by 19.45 for a 20.00 start and it finishes at 22.00.
The Plough and Harrow 419 High Rd, Leytonstone, London
Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - The Chicken Shack presents Vintage
The Chicken Shack a night of 50’s style Rock ’n’ Roll The Chicken Shack is back with an incredible night planned for June, the fabulous band for the night is Vintage!!!! As always, an upbeat 50s Rock ’n’ Roll night filled with jiving, bopping and strolling.
The Plough and Harrow 419 High Rd, Leytonstone, London
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Mindfulness 123 'Being present within'
Join our event near Canary Wharf! Understanding the value of mindfulness and putting it into practice is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Come along to our relaxed friendly workshop for useful, easy and practical techniques to help you practice mindfulness at home or work.
The Reach Hub, 11 Oilphant Street, Blackwall, London
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Plateau restaurant launches the Big Brass Brunch party, with ten-piece live band!
Plateau Restaurant, Bar & Grill will be collaborating with Old Dirty Brasstards to bring a ten-piece drum ‘n’ brass bottomless brunch party to London.
Plateau Restaurant, Bar & Grill, 4th Floor, Canada Place, London
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts at Charlton House
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Charlton House Charlton Road Charlton
Mon 18 Jun, Mon 2 Jul

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
An exotic roof garden, filled with ferns, tall grasses and flowering shrubs, hidden amongst the towering buildings of Canary Wharf. Unique architecture and stunning landscape design inspired by Canary Wharf’s rich maritime heritage.
Crossrail Place Roof Garden, Crossrail Place
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Canary Wharf's Summer Fashion Event
When: Friday 1st June – Sunday 3rd June 2018 Time: 9am to 8pm Friday; 10am to 7pm Saturday; 12 noon to 6pm Sunday Where: Throughout Canary Wharf with fashion shows in Canada Place and Jubilee Place How much: Free Visitors to the weekend event can enjoy a range of exclusive offers across the three days.
Canary Wharf
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Light in the Lens photography exhibition
Dates 23rd May – 27th May 2018 As photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits, the grain and texture in surfaces, and to concentrate our gaze within the frame.
South Quay Plaza, 189 Marsh Wall
Today

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A secret haven with mature flower beds, vegetable beds, fruit trees and vines, heated greenhouse, wildlife area with pond, bird hide, chickens and beehives. Tours, pond-dipping and refreshments including cake made from our own honey.
Charlton Manor Primary School Secret Garden, Indus Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Pop Up Vintage Fairs London at Canary Wharf
Pop Up Vintage Fairs London return to Canary Wharf for a series of three mid-week monthly vintage markets on the third Wednesday of the month from May-July 2018 in Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QS.
Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Garden on a wharf beside the River Thames in East Greenwich, returned to nature in the late 1960s. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Ballast Quay Garden
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Docklands
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Christ Church Manchester Road Isle of Dogs
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society Stamp Exhibition and Fair
Stamp exhibition and dealer fair. Organised by Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Richard Wood (Secretary).
Our Lady of Lourdes Church Pastoral Centre, Cambridge Park, Wanstead
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Victoria Park 5K/10K- Race For Life
Victoria Park Race for Life 5k is a single lap of the park. The course primarily on tarmac with a few small sections on grass and is very flat course. The 10k is a double lap of the 5k. There is no car parking available at this event. Participants are advised to use public transport.
Victoria Park, 1 Grove Rd
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Flamingo Fairs, Fair for Fathers Day & Vintage Fair
You’ll love the range of goods for sale, from pretty to precious. Vintage-style or shabby chic from mainly artists and craft makers including craft supplies, art and craft materials, books, vintage goods, buttons, knitting supplies, haberdashery and jewellery.
Churchill Room, Wanstead Library, corner of Spratt Hall Road & Woodbine Place, Wanstead
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 33 Weyman Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small but immaculate garden, that is as pretty as a picture in a wonderfully colour co-ordinated melange of pinks, whites, purples and blues. Divided into rooms to entice the visitor on, this is a couples’ joint effort with hard and soft landscaping that offers unexpected delights round every corner.
33 Weyman Road,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Past & Present Christmas Antique, Vintage & Craft Fair
Collectibles, antiques, vintage jewellery, clothes and other items, perfumes and handbags, household items, curios, home made preserves, plants, greeting cards, candles, buttons and lots more. In 2 halls, lots of stalls, great friendly atmosphere. Come and find a unique item or gift.
Christchurch Hall, Wanstead Place (off Wanstead High Street)
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Wanstead
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Wanstead United Reformed Church Nightingale Lane Wanstead
Tue 12 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Greenwich Fair
A two-day outdoor arts extravaganza, Greenwich Fair features a dance duet between a man and a robot, an acrobatic show inspired by Jackson Pollock and a pedal-powered superhero musical amongst many more amazing street theatre performances.
Greenwich Town Centre Greenwich
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - 10 Wellesley Road - Open Garden for NGS
An evergreen T-shaped garden, bringing a little of the Mediterranean into East London. A large silver birch commands a raised bed of Trachycarpus, Chamaerops and ferns.
10 Wellesley Road, Wanstead
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cutty Sark Gardens Festival
We are pleased to announce our first event in Greenwich with Cutty Sark Gardens providing both the perfect historical backdrop and an established destination where locals and tourists congregate during the Spring and Summer months.
Historical Dockyards
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Dare To Do (The Bear Maxim)
“Hey you down there! Yes, you. Look up here, take a look up at the King. I could just crush you with this little finger, could squash you into the concrete, just like that” Meet ‘The Bear’. A wealthy trader, a family man, a success story.
269 West Ferry Road
Tue 29 May to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tits in Space
A sketch comedy involving two Plutonains travelling through time and space to find 2006, the year that Pluto got demoted to dwarf planet. Along the way they observe life on earth and it’s many absurdities.
The Space, 269 Westferry Road
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Tour' Kent
UK SINGER/SONGWRITER EMMA STEVENS PLAYS KENT LIVE Brit country-pop music star Emma Stevens brings her UK ‘To My Roots Spring Tour’ to Kent Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of
The Dancing Dog, Sheppey Way, Sittingbourne M
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
One of the oldest urban nature reserves in the country. Main features are ponds, extensive stands of reed, a colourful marsh area and woodland. The original dock walls and locks remain alongside the old pumphouse.
Lavender Pond and Nature Park, Lavender Road
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Goodmayes Philatelic Society Meeting
Stamp auction. Organised by Goodmayes Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Cliff Cashman (Secretary).
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Goodmayes Philatelic Society Meeting
Annual General Meeting. Organised by Goodmayes Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Cliff Cashman (Secretary).
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Community garden project run by local residents. Our policy is that everything in the garden belongs to everyone and we grow and share all crops together. A feast of organic vegetables, salads, aromatic herbs, beautiful flowers and wildlife.
Cranbrook Community Food Garden, Mace Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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