Events Around Nunhead

Today to Thu 19 Sep, closest first.    

More details - Fight Like A Girl
Shan has been fighting against the world all her life, but she doesn’t know why. Stepping into the boxing ring leads her on a journey that will forever change her destiny and the destinies of others. FIGHT LIKE A GIRL is a bold new musical set against the backdrop of the remarkable rise of women’s boxing.
Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street Peckham
Thu 29 Aug 19 to Sat 31 Aug

More details - 24 Grove Park - Open Garden for NGS
An exotic jungle of lush big leafed plants, ponds and Southeast Asian influences. Towering paulownias, bananas, dahlias, tetrapanax and exotica transport you to the tropics. Huge hidden garden created from the bottom halves of two neighbouring gardens gives the wow factor and unexpected size.
24 Grove Park, Camberwell
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Nunhead Cemetery general tour
Gather at Linden Grove Entrance, Nunhead Cemetery, for free tour of wonderful Victorian cemetery where magnificent monuments combine happily with woods and wilderness. Bookstall open. Organised by the Friends of Nunhead Cemetery.
Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove, Nunhead
Sun 25 Aug 19

More details - Tea with Ruskin
Come and enjoy an afternoon of entertainment with tea & cakes, hosted by the Friends of Carnegie Library, to celebrate the bi-centenary of the birth of local boy John Ruskin; highly-acclaimed critic of art, architecture and society, gifted painter and distinctive prose stylist; influential in cultural & social
Carnegie Library, 188 Herne Hill Road, Herne Hill
Sat 14 Sep 19

More details - Elmer arrives at the Elephant
Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, David McKee’s beloved children’s character, has arrived at Elephant Park, London. A special trail of community-design sculptures that celebrate diversity and inclusivity have been installed to mark his 30th birthday.
Elephant Park, Elephant Road, Elephant & Castle
Today to Sun 13 Oct

More details - Summer of fun as big screen arrives at Elephant Park
Throughout the summer in Zone 1’s Elephant & Castle, FREE screenings of blockbuster movies, live music and sporting events will be available to the public in Elephant Park.
Elephant Park, Elephant Road, Elephant & Castle
Fri 23 Aug, Sat 24 Aug, Thu 29 Aug, Fri 30 Aug, Thu 5 Sep to Sat 7 Sep

More details - Faceplant Theatre Presents: One Duck Down
7,000 rubber ducks. Seven Seas. One big adventure! Billy is prepared to venture to the ends of the earth to win the affections of his sweetheart. Soon he is swept up on an ocean clear up adventure that would make David Attenborough proud.
Canada Water Library 21 Surrey Quays Road London
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking
Ten Artists. One revolution. This summer, discover the pioneering printmakers who captured the spirit of 1930s Britain in this first major show of work from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art.
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London
Today to Sun 8 Sep

More details - In Conversation: Nahoko Kojima and Shari Solo
Discover the fascinating life and work of Japanese papercut artist Nahoko Kojima and the inspiration behind her latest installation for Dulwich Picture Gallery; Sumi. She is joined in conversation by executive producer, Shari Solo, to talk about their joint artistic venture Solo Kojima.
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road
Wed 28 Aug 19

More details - Pavilion Art Tasters: Neon Naked
In this special Pavilion Art Taster, try life drawing with a twist with Neon Naked, against the vibrant backdrop of The Colour Palace. Sketch life models covered in UV paint patterns inspired by The Colour Palace using pencil, charcoal and neon pastel. Sessions last an hour.
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Wine Education Week: Breaking A Guiness World Record with Olly Smith
The first ever WSET Wine Education Week will kick off with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for wine lovers to help break a Guinness World Record for the largest ever recorded sommelierie lesson: When: Monday 9th September, from 18:00 Where: The Kia Oval, London SE1 What: Hosted by TV personality and
Kia Oval, London
Mon 9 Sep 19

More details - Beginnings in Art felting
Learn hand felting and needle-felt to create wonderful projects. In this introduction to felting you will learn in week one to create felt jewellery pieces.
All Saint’s Church New Eltham
Sat 24 Aug, Sat 31 Aug

More details - The Luna Cinema - Aquaman
Imagine sitting in one of London’s greatest Lidos with a classic film on a big screen under the stars... This summer The Luna Cinema is transforming Brockwell Lido into the city’s most exciting pop-up cinema. Dating back to 1937, the Lido is a truly incredible backdrop for open air cinema.
Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road, London
Thu 19 Sep 19

More details - Brick Wonders Exhibition
From an ancient Egyptian pyramid to Old London Bridge, and from the natural wonder of a coral reef to the modern marvel of the international space station, travel through history and explore over 50 models made using half a million LEGO® bricks.
Horniman Museum and Gardens 100 London Road Forest Hill London
Today, Sat 24 Aug to Thu 29 Aug, Sat 31 Aug to Thu 5 Sep, Sat 7 Sep to Thu 12 Sep, Sat 14 Sep to Thu 19 Sep, Sat 21 Sep to Thu 26 Sep, Sat 28 Sep to Thu 17 Oct

More details - Hands on Base : Horniman Explores
 Hands on Base is open for fun sessions that will explore a different theme every week using objects from our handling collection. Themes will include animals, costumes, masks, music and toys to name just a few.
Horniman Museum and Gardens 100 London Road Forest Hill London
Fri 23 Aug, Fri 30 Aug, Fri 6 Sep, Fri 13 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Fri 27 Sep

More details - Tunes on The Thames
City Cruises is launching its first-ever calendar of music events on the River Thames in London! Top DJs and acts will play on the River Thames for a summer of music.
The Erasmus, Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London
Today to Sun 15 Sep

More details - Funk & Swing
Join us in this unique and special venue for an uplifting celebration of new and innovative music to dance to - expect funky masterpieces from Griz and Gramatik, glitch hop from the likes of Ninjula and Sugarbeats and inventive psychedelic swing from artists such as Parov Stelar, Jamie Berry and Caravan Palace.
Cafe Cairo, 88 Landor Road
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - This is Black
Opening The Bunker’s Autumn Season the curated festival This is Black will premiere theatre productions by four new and exciting Black writers across an alternating double-bill.
The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - The Jailor's Daughter
n a world obsessed with looks, money and ‘good’ TV, Julia battles for her voice to be heard. But it’s the audience that has ultimate control in this enjoyably twisted mash up of Love Island, Shakespeare and Black Mirror.
269 Westferry Rd, Isle of Dogs, London
Today to Sat 24 Aug

More details - Chekhov in Moscow
Summer 1897. The Establishment is being challenged by new talent, but like all revolutions, things aren’t necessarily going to plan. Chekhov in Moscow is a comic celebration of the great writer’s life, work and famous wit.
The Space 269 Westferry Road, London, United Kingdom
Tue 27 Aug 19 to Sat 31 Aug

More details - Sounds Familiar Music Quiz at Skylight
Skylight Rooftop at Tobacco Dock have teamed up with Sounds Familiar Music Quiz to bring the biggest and best music quiz the UK has to offer to East London on Sunday 1st September. This is the first time this legendary quiz will be held outside and it promises to be an epic afternoon of fun.
Skylight Rooftop at Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Dock, Pennington Street Car Park Entrance
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Zip Now London
Zip Now London is the biggest, fastest city centre zip wire in the world. Riders launch from 35 metres up and travel along one of 4 parallel zip wires at speeds of up to 50k/ph.
Archbishop’s Park, Carlisle Lane
Today to Sat 14 Sep

More details - Family Fun Day
Free summer holiday fun and entertainment at London Fire Brigade’s pop up museum. Come and design your own fire engine greeting card and learn all about the history of firefighting uniform in London. See a fire engine, meet a firefighter and learn all about how to stay safe at home.
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street Lambeth
Wed 28 Aug 19

More details - Mega Maker Lab
The Institute of Imagination are opening a summer experience for families to tinker, experiment and play together. Mega Maker Lab is open all August for young inventors to explore.
Imagination Lab, The Workshop 26 Lambeth High Street Lambeth
Today to Sat 31 Aug

More details - The Garden Museum - Open Garden for NGS
Britain’s only Museum of Gardens re-opened in spring 2017 after a 6.5 million refurbishment. The centre piece of a new extension will be a garden designed by Dan Pearson as a contemporary re-interpretation of plant collectors’ lust for plants, inspired by the life of John Tradescant, who is buried here.
The Garden Museum,
Sat 7 Sep 19

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