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Today to Sun 20 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Love, Bombs and Apples
Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.
Chats Palace, Hackney
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - Her's
Her's + SPECIAL GUESTS. Artists performing: Her's.: Tickets avaiable.
The Moth Club, London
Wed 9 May

More details - Sutton House and Breaker's Yard - An Evening of Norse Mythology
The epic tales of Norse Mythology are ones that have inspired storytellers, writers and artists for centuries. Rich in complex, amusing and often bewildering themes, these tales shine a light on a peculiar and ancient people and their belief system.
Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard, 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Lower Clapton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Lower Clapton is an area of mid Victorian terraces sloping down to the River Lea. This group of gardens reflect their owners tastes and interests. No. 77 Rushmore Rd features a fruit and vegetable garden and wildlife pond. At No.
Lower Clapton Gardens, London
Sun 20 May

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Victoria Park
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.
St John of Jerusalem Lauriston Rd Victoria Park
Wed 16 May, Wed 13 Jun

More details - Oslo's Rumbullion Masterclass
Guests are invited to join rum connoisseurs, learning how to make a delicious array of Rumbullion concoctions, in an exclusive ticketed masterclass. Rumbullion combines high-proof Caribbean rum with a variety of spices including vanilla, orange peel, cinnamon, clove and cardamom.
Oslo, 1A Amhurst Road
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Lost Street Chicken
Thornton & English present in association with Forman’s Lost Street Chicken Showcasing Artist’s Lilly Vasil, Rosie Mcginn, Marie L Gerard, Lusky and Anudarani. There it stands, a golden pinnacle of being.
Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery
Today, Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Thu 3 May to Sun 6 May, Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May

More details - Warrior Saint
Warrior Saint: Workshop with Hari Nam Singh Khalsa and Kuldip Singh Khalsa This workshop will give you a crystal clear concept and experience of the warrior side of the spiritual path, represented by the vision, message and energy of both Yogi Bhajan and Guru Gobind Singh (the great 10th master of the Sikh way of
JOY Yoga Dalston • 27D Dalston Lane • London
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Shakti School: The Prosperous Woman with Sukhdev of Aykanna
Woman is a powerhouse. Her capacity is 16x greater than that of a man. When she understands and develops herself, she becomes radiant and prosperous. Surrender and flow are her natural state when she is no longer ruled by her fears and neuroses.
JOY Yoga Dalston • 27D Dalston Lane • London
Sun 6 May

More details - Moormaid
Berlin. Eleven past eleven. Art teacher Melissa is about to do something drastic. Seeking a place to hide, her ex-pupil Mehdi interrupts her momentum. This meeting is the key to her questions as Melissa represents a depressed and fearful generation longing to break out.
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, London
Today to Sat 19 May

More details - Kendal Mountain Tour - Tales of Adventure - London - Hackney
A one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. For our London tour date we have two incredible speakers lined up: Jack Harries and Beth French.
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, London,
Thu 10 May

More details - Abseil the ArcelorMittal Orbit
Want to do something unique this May bank holiday? We have the perfect way to wind down, make a difference and experience something truly memorable! Join us as we abseil the UK’s tallest sculpture, the Orbit.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London
Sun 6 May

More details - Become a Hip Hop Producer for the Day
Get a feel of how to make the hottest hip-hop beats like P.Diddy, Pharell Williams and Kanye West! Not only will you learn how to make a beat, you will also be taken back in time to understand the history of hip-hop music production.
Bridge Academy Laburnum St London
Thu 3 May

More details - Happy Warriors
A new play, ‘Happy Warriors’, written by 91-year old James Hugh Macdonald, makes its worldwide premiere Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre in Highgate from 28th March – 22nd April.
Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate road
Today

More details - King Henry's Walk Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Vibrant ornamental planting welcomes the visitor to this hidden oasis and leads you into a verdant community garden with secluded woodland area, beehives, wildlife pond, wall trained fruit trees, and plots used by local residents to grow their own fruit and vegetables.
King Henry’s Walk Garden, London
Mon 7 May

More details - Star Beer Launch In Collaboration With Camden Town Brewery
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Electric Star Pubs, the original site of the pub group, the Star of Bethnal Green, will be hosting 10 events in celebration. Fancy a pint? Join the mind behind the brewery and be one of the first to preview the new Star Beer, launched in collaboration with Camden Brewery.
Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Gin and Tonic Masterclass
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Electric Star Pubs, the original site of the pub group, the Star of Bethnal Green, will be hosting 10 events in celebration. Always fancied being the best Gin and Tonic connoisseur?
Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road
Thu 3 May

More details - Sunday Ravers Roast With Smokey Tails
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Electric Star Pubs, the original site of the pub group, the Star of Bethnal Green, will be hosting 10 events in celebration. To celebrate The Star of Bethnal Green’s 10th Birthday we’re kickstarting the Roasted Sundays At Smokey series.
Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road
Sun 6 May

More details - Big Fun! With Phil Youngman
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Electric Star Pubs, the original site of the pub group, the Star of Bethnal Green, will be hosting 10 events in celebration. The cosy walls of London’s favourite party boozer grow ever more enticing as the nights draw in...
Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road
Fri 11 May

More details - 90s Karaoke Night
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Electric Star Pubs, the original site of the pub group, the Star of Bethnal Green, will be hosting 10 events in celebration. Join us for a karaoke night to relive some of the greatest 90s classics, and together we will hip hop hippity hop.
Star of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road
Fri 18 May

More details - What is England? Festival
A 4-day festival in the run up to St George’s Day exploring ’Englishness’ through music, talks and workshops at London’s only surviving Elizabethan church.
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, London
Today and Mon 23 Apr

More details - Francis Road Jumble Trail
Join the residents of Francis Road and surrounds for their annual Jumble Trail! Follow the map and find hidden treasures from over 25 stalls around the neighbourhood!
Francis Road, Leyton
Today

More details - Our Country's Good
2018 marks 30 years since the premiere of Our Country’s Good at the Royal Court, now recognised as a modern classic exploring themes of crime, punishment and rehabilitation.
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May

More details - Pyar Actually
Rifco Studio present a sparkling new comedy by Sukh Ojla - Pyar Actually. After its SOLD OUT run last year, Rifco’s hilarious comedy returns to Stratford East. Polly has a reliable husband, two bright children, a well-paid job at the council and detached house with a double garage. She’s got it all.
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

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
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Kaleidoscope
Blink. Blink again. What do you see? Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam. Inspired by research into how a baby’s sense of sight develops and how they instinctively begin to categorise colour, watch as your baby enters the multicoloured world of Kaleidoscope.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London, London
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Little Mochi Man
It’s almost New Year and little Mochi Man, tired of being bullied because of his small size, decides to run away.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London, London
Sat 12 May

More details - Hatch
Flowing water, whistling winds and the beautiful call of a bird - new sounds are discovered in unlikely places. Journey through mesmerising worlds blending sights and sounds that will set imaginations alight.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London, London
Sat 19 May

More details - Fabric of Football Exhibition
Four day exhibition curated by Classic Football Shirts in support of the Bobby Moore Fund and Football Shirt Friday (Cancer Research UK). With over 500 of the best and most unique football shirts on display and donation points with proceeds going to a great cause.
133-135 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch
Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Clissold Park Food & Drink Festival
Our Food and Drink Festival will be returning to Clissold Park in Stoke Newington following our successful launch in 2016.
Clissold Park
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Jerome Thomas
Jerome Thomas Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Jerome Thomas .: Tickets avaiable.
Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London
Thu 3 May

More details - BENGAL TO BETHNAL GREEN
The Grand Union Orchestra tours nationally and internationally, but has always been  based in East London. The regular Bengal to Bethnal Green programme therefore has a special place in its heart!
Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London
Sun 6 May

More details - K-Music Showcase 2018
Korean Cultural Centre UK, Korea Creative Content Agency and Rich Mix are proud to present The K-Music Showcase featuring the award nominated bands 3rd Line Butterfly, Gonne Choi and Billy Carter. Since 2015, The K-Music Showcase has presented exciting Korean bands to London audiences.
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road
Thu 10 May

More details - Tom Kembery - SEX ,jump for joy.
Traveling fairs have always had an air of other-worldliness to them. Seen as a venue for the pursuit of pleasure, fairgrounds allowed different aspects of society a place to mingle and participate in a multitude of vices.
HOXTON STUDIO 12-18 Hoxton St, London
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Theatre Re’s The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone.
Shoreditch Town Hall 380 Old Street, London
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Chang Sensory Trails
The Chang Sensory Trails is a free to enter, event coming to London on the 12th of May, and aims to deliver ‘the unexpected’ by introducing the world to a modern, refreshing take on Thai food, art and music.
Last Days of Shoreditch, 288 Old St
Sat 12 May

More details - D&AD Festival
A Festival for the Creative Industries. D&AD Festival is a three-day creative spectacular celebrating the world’s best advertising and design, hosted in the heart of London’s east end. Festival passes are now on sale.
91 Brick Lane, London
Tue 24 Apr to Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Chicken Shack
The Chicken Shack is back with an incredible night planned for May, as always, an upbeat 50s Rock ’n’ Roll night filled with jiving, bopping and strolling. Looking for a good night out? Look no further!! Held on Saturday 19th May 2018 from 8.00pm till 1 am.
The Plough and Harrow 419 High Rd, Leytonstone, London
Sat 19 May

More details - A Sardinian Feast in East London
After the success of the first edition last month, A Sardinian Feast in East London returns to Mora on 16th May!
487 High Road Leytonstone
Wed 16 May

More details - Balance Festival
Breaking the usual conventions, Balance isn’t just your next large-scale fitness and wellness festival, it’s a movement. The festival brings together progressive Londoners, united by their shared values to achieve a healthier way of living: challenge, positivity and a constant thirst to better themselves.
91 Brick Ln, London
Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May

More details - Canonbury House - Open Garden for NGS
Large secluded garden next to historic Canonbury Tower and 500yr old mulberry. Magnificent mature trees, woodland planting, clipped box lining lawn. Sheltered herbaceous border. Fountain and well stocked pond; hidden children’s play area.
Canonbury House, London
Sun 20 May

More details - The Owl and the Pussycat
Join Owly-cat and fellow family members, Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, in a story inspired by the nonsense world of Edward Lear. The spongetaneous trio travel to the dolomphious land where the bong tree grows, learning all about the creatures who live there and their curious habits.
Half Moon Theatre 43 White Horse Road London
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May, Mon 21 May, Tue 22 May

More details - City of Light - Sunday Family Workshop
Celebrate the powerful role of inter-generational learning through creative collaboration and freedom of expression. Come and join us to create an imaginary city! Construct large and small-scale buildings using cardboard, wooden bamboo canes and other interesting materials.
14 Wharf Road
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Project Light- Early Years Workshop
Generate meaningful experiences with art and process through playful experimentation with light and shadow. Immerse yourself in a process-driven architectural floor piece that spans the entire space.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 14 Wharf Road
Thu 3 May

More details - TEXT ME - Sunday Family Workshop
Celebrate the powerful role of inter-generational learning through creative collaboration and freedom of expression. Get the chance to experiment with printed texts to create striking designs for urban interventions using the techniques of collage, photo weaving and mosaic.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 14 Wharf Road
Sun 20 May

More details - Love Not Landfill Swap and Style Event
Fashionistas and eco-warriors alike will discover bargains and wonderful one-off pieces at Love Not Landfill’s exciting Swap and Style Event at London’s largest fashion recycling warehouse, LM Barry in Canning Town on 24th April, 10am-midday.
L M Barry Textile Recyclers North Crescent Canning Town
Tue 24 Apr

More details - 19 St Peter's Street - Open Garden for NGS
Charming secluded town garden with climbing roses, trees, shrubs, climbers, pond, patio with containers, and a gazebo with a trompe l’oeil mural.
19 St Peter’s Street, London
Sun 20 May

More details - Diespeker Wharf - Open Garden for NGS
An intriguing and unexpected garden in an historic industrial setting alongside the Regents Canal owned and converted by a firm of architects. The garden has become an enticing and unique space enjoyed both socially and for business. Interesting climbers clothe the high wall.
Diespeker Wharf, London
Sun 20 May

More details - Tumble Tuck
Tumble Tuck, written by Sarah Milton and presented by BackHere! Theatre, will headline the Who Runs the World? season at the King’s Head Theatre. This exciting season showcases work by female playwrights in direct response to the under-representation of female voices on stage.
King’s Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - 13 College Cross - Open Garden for NGS
An award winning walled garden 5m x 17m, behind a Georgian terraced house, enclosed by evergreen climbers with mature Bay, Box, Olive and Fig trees. Architectural plants chosen for form and texture in shades of green, enlivened by pots of white flowers.
13 College Cross, London
Sun 13 May