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More details - Welcome to the UK
Performed by a mixed ensemble, including those who have recently sought refuge in the UK, Welcome to the UK has its world premiere at The Bunker this January.
The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street London .
Today, Sat 16 Feb

More details - The Unreturning
I want to return to my home. A British Northern coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories, set at different times over the last 100 years, are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play by Anna Jordan (Yen - Royal Court Theatre, Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013).
Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square Stratford London
Today to Sat 26 Jan, Mon 28 Jan to Sat 2 Feb

More details - Outlying Islands
Following their five-time Offie award nominated production of Steven Berkoff’s East, the award-winning Atticist return to the King’s Head Theatre with a powerful revival of Scottish playwright David Greig’s Outlying Islands.
The King’s Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street
Today to Sat 2 Feb

More details - Alfies Antiques Market/Rooftop Terrace open Weekly Tuesday - Saturday
Alfies Antiques Market is one of only a few remaining indoor antiques markets in London, and the largest in the capital. Still going strong after over 40 years, and worth a visit for the sheer volume and variety of items on sale on all four floors.
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Westminster, London
Today to Sat 26 Jan, Tue 29 Jan to Sat 2 Feb, Tue 5 Feb to Sat 9 Feb, Tue 12 Feb to Sat 16 Feb, Tue 19 Feb to Sat 23 Feb, Tue 26 Feb to Sat 2 Mar, Tue 5 Mar to Sat 9 Mar

More details - Tales from the Shed
Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively and amazingly engaging as the performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to make a lot of noise and to make the story happen.
Chase Side London Southgate
Today to Sat 9 Mar

More details - Escape The Jacket or The Greatest Sensational Mystery Ever Attempted
A wild game-theatre mashup that immerses up to 4 players in the curious world of Victorian stage magic. “The chains are on and the Magician is about to attempt their most dangerous stunt yet. A thousand voices fall silent as the crowd watches the cold water rise in horror.
Vault Festival, Leake Street
Today to Sun 27 Jan, Wed 30 Jan to Sun 3 Feb, Wed 6 Feb to Sun 10 Feb, Wed 13 Feb to Sun 17 Feb, Wed 20 Feb to Sun 24 Feb, Wed 27 Feb to Sun 3 Mar

More details - Zurab Tsereteli: Larger Than Life
Larger Than Life is Georgian-Russian artist Zurab Tsereteli’s first major solo retrospective in the UK, working with Hervé Mikaeloff at Saatchi Gallery, London. Born in 1934 in Tbilisi, Georgia, 2019 marks the 85th anniversary of the artist’s birth.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke Of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London
Today to Sun 17 Feb

More details - Cuzco
Marking the first time in seven years that Theatre503 have programmed a play in translation, 2019 will kick off with the English-language premiere of the multi-award winning Cuzco which explores intimacy in a globalised world.
Theatre503 503 Battersea Park Road, London
Today to Sat 26 Jan, Mon 28 Jan to Sat 2 Feb, Mon 4 Feb to Sat 9 Feb, Mon 11 Feb to Sat 16 Feb

More details - Time Tries All Things by Grace Weir
London UK: Time Tries All Things by Irish artist and filmmaker Grace Weir is the inaugural show in the Gallery at the Institute of Physics, a new £30M building in the heart of London’s Kings Cross.
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London
Today to Fri 25 Jan, Mon 28 Jan to Fri 1 Feb, Mon 4 Feb to Fri 8 Feb, Mon 11 Feb to Fri 15 Feb, Mon 18 Feb to Fri 22 Feb, Mon 25 Feb to Fri 1 Mar, Mon 4 Mar to Fri 8 Mar, Mon 11 Mar to Fri 15 Mar, Mon 18 Mar to Thu 21 Mar

More details - Family Guided and Audio Tours
The Houses of Parliament is a fantastic place for a family day out in London with the children. Ever wondered where Guy Fawkes hid before he tried to blow up Parliament? Want to see the very spot where Charles I was tried and found guilty of treason?
Houses of Parliament London
Today to Tue 5 Feb

More details - Bursary Awards Exhibition
The Bursary Awards (to be known as the Gilbert Bayes Awards from January 2019) are given annually by the Society to a small group of talented early career sculptors of any age or nationality, with or without formal training and working in any style of media.
Royal Society of Sculptors 108 Old Brompton Road
Today to Fri 25 Jan, Mon 28 Jan to Fri 1 Feb, Mon 4 Feb to Thu 7 Feb

More details - Curious About St Paul's
Have fun discovering The City of London, including St Paul’s with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about London? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather?
City of London, Starts: St Paul’s Cathedral London
Today to Tue 5 Feb

More details - The Wind in the Willows
The classic tale of friendship and bravery.  When Mole abandons spring cleaning for the delights of the  riverbank, he has no idea of the adventures that lie ahead. With Toad’s obsession for all things fast causing chaos (poop, poop!
Polka Theatre 240 The Broadway Wimbledon London
Today to Tue 5 Feb

More details - Curious About Trafalgar Square
Have fun discovering The City of Westminster, including Trafalgar Square, Horseguards Parade and Buckingham  Palace,  with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about London?
City of Westminster: Starts: St James’s Square London
Today to Tue 5 Feb

More details - Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection 20 October 2018 – 24 February 2019 This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition.
Strawberry Hill House & Garden 268 Waldegrave Road Twickenham
Today to Sun 24 Feb

More details - Anomaly
Anomaly is the unsettling debut play from Liv Warden exploring sisterhood, reputation and loyalty. It is a provocative and timely glimpse into fame, fathers and how the abuse of power can scratch far beyond the surface. Post-Weinstein, this is a story that is ready to be told. It’s 6am.
Old Red Lion, 418 St John Street, London
Today to Sat 2 Feb

More details - RICHARD HÖGLUND Twelve Joyful Hours
Ronchini Gallery is pleased to present Twelve Joyful Hours, a second solo exhibition by artist Richard Höglund at the gallery.
Ronchini Gallery 22 Dering St, Mayfair, London
Thu 24 Jan 19 to Sat 23 Mar

More details - Heath Robinson’s Home Life
From 1930 onwards Heath Robinson’s humour centred on domestic life. In 1934 his house “The Gadgets” was constructed at the Ideal Home Exhibition, and in 1936 How to Live in a Flat, the first of his series of “How to…” books was published.
Heath Robinson Museum, 50 West End Lane, PINNER (In Pinner Memorial Park)
Thu 24 Jan to Sun 27 Jan, Thu 31 Jan to Sun 3 Feb, Thu 7 Feb to Sun 10 Feb, Thu 14 Feb to Sun 17 Feb, Thu 21 Feb to Sun 24 Feb

More details - Last Chance: Last Nights of Havana
Shake off the January blues and get your hips moving for the final 3 nights of this Cuban inspired pop-up bar on 25th & 26th January and 2nd February.
Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane Gate Entrance, London
Fri 25 Jan, Sat 26 Jan, Sat 2 Feb

More details - Game Over - Retro Games Night
Game Over is your brand new monthly retro games night located at Holborn Library. Camden Events Service are bringing you a brand new late night event in Holborn Library called Game Over!
London Borough of Camden 32-38 Theobalds Road Holborn Library London
Fri 25 Jan, Fri 22 Feb, Fri 22 Mar

More details - Jack the Ripper Mystery Walks
Weekly guided walking tour on the trail of the world’s most notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper. Led by Ripperologist Paul Mansfield with over 20 years experience in the Ripper and as a London Tour Guide. Hear the story and facts about what really happened.
Outside Aldgate tube station 9 Aldgate high street
Fri 25 Jan, Fri 1 Feb, Sun 3 Feb, Fri 8 Feb, Sun 10 Feb, Fri 15 Feb, Sun 17 Feb, Fri 22 Feb, Sun 24 Feb, Fri 1 Mar, Sun 3 Mar, Fri 8 Mar, Sun 10 Mar, Fri 15 Mar, Sun 17 Mar, Fri 22 Mar, Sun 24 Mar

More details - Doreen Fletcher | A Retrospective
Bow Arts presents a retrospective of works by painter Doreen Fletcher, curated by The Gentle Author. Doreen Fletcher’s atmospheric urban landscapes have only recently captured an audience, when the discovery of her paintings revealed a distinctive vision of the changing capital.
The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road, London
Fri 25 Jan 19 to Sun 24 Mar

More details - dressed.
dressed. premiered at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe to critical acclaim, winning a Scotsman Fringe First as well as a nomination for ThisEgg for Total Theatre Awards’ Emerging Company 2018.
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Fri 25 Jan to Mon 28 Jan, Fri 1 Feb, Sat 2 Feb

More details - Tales From The Shed Spring Season
Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively and amazingly engaging as the performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to make a lot of noise and to make the story happen.
Chickenshed Theatre, 290, Chase Side, Southgate, London
Fri 25 Jan, Sat 26 Jan, Fri 1 Feb, Sat 2 Feb, Fri 8 Feb, Sat 9 Feb, Fri 15 Feb, Sat 16 Feb, Fri 22 Feb, Sat 23 Feb, Fri 1 Mar, Sat 2 Mar, Fri 8 Mar, Sat 9 Mar

More details - Walthamstow Green Gym
The Green Gym enables volunteers to get active, outdoors and improve the environment and their local community. All sessions are FREE! and everyone is welcome regardless of experience, ability or fitness.
Stables Building, Lloyd Park, Forest road, Walthamstow
Fri 25 Jan, Fri 1 Feb, Fri 8 Feb

More details - Alf the Highwayman family theatre
Alf has an eye for other people’s possessions. Especially belongings with sentimental value. He snatches and grabs without a thought for other people’s feelings. But it’s time for him to change tack and learn that there are better ways to play.
Vault Festival, The Vaults, Leeke Street, Lambeth
Sat 26 Jan, Sun 27 Jan, Sat 2 Feb, Sun 3 Feb

Lucia No3 - the Lucid Light Experience More details - Lucia No3 - the Lucid Light Experience
Lucid Light Experience Consciousness Expansion, Spiritual Awareness, 3rd Eye Activation, Experiencing beyond Time, Space & Physical reality - all can be effortlessly accessed with the assistance of Lucia 3, in a Lucid Light Experience.
Terapia Consultancy, 9 Coldbath Square, London
Sat 26 Jan, Sat 9 Feb
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More details - The Magic Cavern
London’s most intimate and atmospheric theatre show of traditional grand magic and illusion for the whole family. 16th sensational year. Created and Presented by Richard Leigh Richard Leigh opened at The Barons Court Theatre with ’The Magic Cavern’ in 2002.
Barons Court Theatre, ’The Curtains Up’, 28a Comeragh Road
Sun 27 Jan, Sun 3 Feb, Sun 10 Feb, Sun 17 Feb to Wed 20 Feb, Fri 22 Feb, Sun 24 Feb, Sun 3 Mar, Sun 10 Mar, Sun 17 Mar

More details - Morden Hall Park - Trust10 Trail Run
A free monthly 10k trail run through the park. See the beauty of the seasons changing. Free, fun, informal. Come and Trust10 with us. Join us for Trust10 which is held on fourth Sunday of each month. This monthly activity is free of charge, meet at 8.
Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, Morden
Sun 27 Jan, Sun 24 Feb, Sun 24 Mar

More details - Tango Fire
Showcasing the history of authentic Argentine tango, from its origins in the streets and tango houses of Buenos Aires, to contemporary interpretations, Tango Fire stars superb tango dancers, including the internationally renowned Germán Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi, who premiere a new solo.
The Peacock theatre
Tue 29 Jan, Sat 16 Feb

More details - Fight Night
After winning the Innovation Award at last year’s Festival, Exit Productions return to VAULT 2019 with the world premiere of Fight Night - their most ambitious immersive project to date. Fury, excitement and tension build as two boxers enter the ring and it is up to the audience who is crowned the champion.
Leake Street
Wed 30 Jan to Sun 3 Feb, Wed 6 Feb to Sun 10 Feb, Wed 13 Feb to Sun 17 Feb

More details - Of Our Own Making
Taking an unflinching look at the people behind the labels, this hard-hitting new play asks how responsible society is for creating the ‘monsters’ it fears.
Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London
Wed 30 Jan to Sat 2 Feb, Mon 4 Feb to Sat 9 Feb, Mon 11 Feb to Sat 16 Feb

More details - Proscenium Presents: A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller’s intense play weaves a darkening journey of hidden truths, passion and betrayal. Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman, confronts his emotions as his wife Beatrice’s niece Catherine falls in love with Rodolfo, a family cousin recently arrived from Sicily with his brother Marco, and welcomed into the...
Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Hillingdon
Wed 30 Jan 19 to Sat 2 Feb

More details - L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)
Produced and presented by Ensemble OrQuesta In collaboration with The Cockpit Ensemble OrQuesta are coming for the first time to the Cockpit Theatre bringing their daring and sensual production of the Italian Baroque Opera L’Incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi.
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street
Wed 30 Jan 19 to Fri 1 Feb

More details - Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show London 2019
Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show returns to Olympia London from 31 January - 3 February 2019 for its biggest event to date.
London Olympia
Thu 31 Jan 19 to Sun 3 Feb

More details - The Capital
Watch, as if from the window of a bus, as the big city glides by. See lives converge and diverge as rich and poor share the same streets, each pursuing their own contrasting ambitions.
Jacksons Lane 269A Archway Rd Highgate
Thu 31 Jan 19 to Sat 2 Feb

More details - The Sleeping Beauty - Moscow City Ballet
The enchanting and romantic story of The Sleeping Beauty inspired Tchaikovsky to write some of his most glorious music, and the ballet has captivated audiences for well over a century.
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond
Fri 1 Feb 19 to Sun 3 Feb

More details - Sutton House and Breaker's Yard - Twilight Tours of Sutton House
Experience Hackney’s oldest home as darkness falls with a tour led by a Sutton House expert. Learn about past residents from 500 years of history and the many unique ways the house has been used, including as a home to Thomas Cromwell’s right hand man, a Victorian school, and a 1980s squat.
Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard, 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney,
Fri 1 Feb, Wed 6 Feb, Thu 14 Feb, Fri 22 Feb, Thu 28 Feb

More details - The British & International Franchise Exhibition
The highlight of the franchise industry’s events calendar – The British & International Franchise Exhibition – is coming to Olympia London on 1 and 2 February. Exhibitors at The British & International Franchise Exhibition represent franchise businesses to suit all backgrounds, budgets and aspirations.
Olympia London
Fri 1 Feb 19 and Sat 2 Feb

More details - Death Cab For Cutie
Death Cab For Cutie Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Death Cab For Cutie.: Tickets avaiable.
Eventim Apollo, London
Fri 1 Feb 19

More details - Friday Lates: Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Don’t have time to visit Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection, during the week? Busy at the weekend? We have a solution for you.
Strawberry Hill House & Garden 268 Waldegrave Road Twickenham
Fri 1 Feb 19

More details - Sutton House and Breaker's Yard - Self-guided visits
After a brief introduction from a Sutton House expert, explore the oldest house in Hackney at your own pace. Experience Tudor, Georgian, Victorian and 1980s historic rooms.
Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard, 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney,
Fri 1 Feb, Wed 6 Feb to Fri 8 Feb, Wed 13 Feb to Fri 15 Feb, Wed 20 Feb to Fri 22 Feb, Wed 27 Feb, Thu 28 Feb

More details - Planet Play
Welcome to Planet Play our magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration, for babies and toddlers aged 0-3 years. These 45 minute sessions will encourage young children to develop and explore the world around them through song, music, movement and a truly sensory experience.
Chickenshed Theatre, 290, Chase Side, Southgate, London
Fri 1 Feb, Fri 8 Feb, Fri 15 Feb, Fri 22 Feb, Fri 1 Mar, Fri 8 Mar

More details - Romeo and Juliet - Mad Blood Stirring
China Plate and Contender Charlie will be touring theatres with a new adaptation of Romeo and Juliet for upper KS2 and lower KS3 pupils, their teachers and their families. Narrated by the Friar speaking in modern English, Romeo and Juliet – Mad Blood Stirring will include striking visual effects and live music.
The Albany, Deptford
Fri 1 Feb, Sun 3 Feb

More details - Clive Jenkins at Sutton House
Our upcoming exhibition kicking off 2019 tells the story of the near 30 years when Clive Jenkins and the ASTMS (Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs ) trade union were based at Sutton House.
2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
Fri 1 Feb 19 to Mon 1 Apr

More details - Miniature Lands of Myth and Memory Exhibition
Turner’s House opens its first exhibition on Friday February 1st 2019 showing Turner’s illustrations of Sir Walter Scott’s work, part of the house’s private collection.
Turner’s House, Sandycombe Lodge, 40 Sandycoombe Road, Twickenham
Fri 1 Feb 19 to Thu 28 Mar

More details - Family History: Getting the Best Use of Online Catalogues
‘The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom’ (Jon Stewart). Simon Fowler is a professional researcher, who wants to help you be better at getting information, finding those notes from others but not relying on them. Simon is an expert at this.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Vanbrugh Ensemble Concert
Concert - THE VANBRUGH ENSEMBLE - Conductor - James Murray SIBELIUS - Kuolema Op44 1. Valse Triste 2.
St Margaret’s Church Lee
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Norah Jones LIVE MUSIC Tribute Evening
Enjoy a sumptious evening of live music. An acoustic tribute performance of the complete first album, Come Away With Me by Norah Jones will be performed live by The Moon Shooters. The Langdon Down Centre will be providing a licenced bar on the evening.
The Normansfield Theatre, The Langdon Down Centre, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Parkway Drive
Parkway Drive Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Parkway Drive.: Tickets avaiable.
Alexandra Palace, London
Sat 2 Feb 19

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