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Today to Fri 25 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 7 May

More details - Wineman's Bluff
Come and test your wine knowledge in this fun quiz. Compete against the 3 "’experts"’! Who is telling the truth and who is the bluffer? You don’t need to be a wine connoisseur, just come and have fun. Teams of 6/8. Bring your own food. Individual tickets £10, table £60 (max 8 people).
St Luke’s Church Hall, Westmount Road, Eltham
Sat 12 May

More details - Richard House Children's Hospice - Open Garden for NGS
A series of individual areas around the hospice designed for children, young people, their families and others’ enjoyment. Drought tolerant area with silver leaved plants (Save the Water) transferred from Chelsea Flower Show in 2001.
Richard House Children’s Hospice, Beckton
Sun 20 May

More details - Art and Music Appreciation: Anniversaries and Exhibitions 2018
This WEA course, led by a well qualified tutor, will explore works of art and music, their creators and context, linked to anniversaries of births and deaths and to current exhibitions in London. We look at paintings and, sometimes, sculpture and architecture and listen to music.
Learning and Enterprise College Bexley, 5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath
Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun

More details - The Great British Business Show 2018
Europe’s Largest Business Exhibition! Bigger and better for 2018 - Register for FREE The Business Show will be held at Excel, London on 16th & 17th May 2018 where it will present some of Britain’s most exciting experts.
ExCeL London
Wed 16 May and Thu 17 May

More details - Mystic Eye - Wisdom, Meditation & Bliss with Sadhguru
Sadhguru is a contemporary mystic with a unique yet astoundingly rational approach to life and the world you know – or think you know. Join Us To: Explore life’s deepest questions Discover technologies for inner wellbeing Make joy your constant companion Meditate with Sadhguru
ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock
Sat 19 May

More details - Red House - Highlight tours: April
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlights Tour, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Janey’s red brick house. Guided highlights tours are the only way to visit the property in the morning.
Red House, Red House Lane, Bexleyheath
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Red House - Highlight tours: May
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlights Tour, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Janey’s red brick house. Guided highlights tours are the only way to visit the property in the morning.
Red House, Red House Lane, Bexleyheath
Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Greenwich & Blackheath
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.
Mycenae House 90 Mycenae Road London
Thu 24 May

More details - Quasimodo (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) The Musical.  Tickets available from 0208 850 3702
This exciting musical, in the genre of Les Mis, tells the story of Esmerelda and Quasimodo, the hunchback of Notre Dame. A story of loss, revenge and above all unrequited love is played out amid the streets surrounding the famous Notre Dame Cathedral.
Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham
Today and Sat 28 Apr

Iolanthe More details - Iolanthe
This classic G&S opera tells the story of Iolanthe (a fairy), her son Strephon (half a fairy), his love Phyllis (not a fairy), and the House of Lords led by the Lord Chancellor (all soon to become fairies). Boy meets girl – boy loses girl – boy and girl get together again.
Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham
Thu 24 May to Sat 26 May
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More details - House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is the ’Comedy Assassin’ and Star of BBC’s 3 Non-Blondes - Ninia Benjamin! As always there’s a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit! Limited Ticket Availability!
151 Broadway, Bexleyheath
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Greenwich Peninsula - Urban Village Fete
On Sunday 20th May 2018, Greenwich Peninsula, London’s newest creative neighbourhood, presents the return of the much-loved Urban Village Fete in partnership with Hemingway Design.
Urban Village Fete Sunday 20th May, 2018 The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square Greenwich Peninsula
Sun 20 May

More details - Grand Designs Live
Grand Designs Live: Tickets avaiable.
Excel Centre, London
Sat 5 May to Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Jazz in the Afternoon
An afternoon of music and improvisation in the chart bar from a live band performing swing, latin and easy-listening tunes. Entry is free and food is available (including a Sunday roast). Guest performers welcome.
The Clarendon Hotel, 8-16 Montpelier Row, Blackheath
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jazz at The Row
For well over 40 years bass player David Silk has been running and hosting an exciting array of unique jazz-based events with a wide and varied roster of musicians and artists, and actively encourages newer artists onto the jazz scene.
The Clarendon Hotel, 8-16 Montpelier Row, Blackheath
Thu 3 May

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
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - THe Vanbrugh Ensemble
Concert: Richard Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos Overture and Dance Scene, Dvorak: Romance for violin and orchestra, Debussy: L’Apres midi d’un Faune, Ravel: Mother Goose Suite, Faure: Dolly Suite, Malcolm Arnold: Variations on a Theme of Ruth Gipps. Soloist - Simon Standage.
St Margaret’s Church, Lee
Sat 5 May

More details - Auctioneers Valuation Day
BBC and local antiques expert Catherine Southon will be available with her team from 10am – 2pm to value your antiques and collectibles in the Visitor Centre. No appointment necessary.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley
The Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley is held on the 1st Sunday of the month. The Farmers Market is open to the public between 10am and 2pm (ish) and is held in the Courtyard area. There is a variety of local produce available
Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Sidcup Symphony Orchestra
We are delighted to welcome back the SSO. They will be performing their favourite summer repertoire in the Great Hall. Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 13 May

More details - Spring Garden Walk
Join our Estates Manager for a gentle 45 minute walk around the Hall Place grounds. Listen to him as he explains how the new season will affect the site and the changes the team are making to ensure we have year round colour and interest. Pick up some good gardening tips from the expert as you wander.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 24 May

More details - Mini Marathon
On Sunday 29th April 1,500 children will challenge themselves to complete a 2.62 mile sponsored run around Royal Greenwich Park. All funds raised will help support the work of the Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice. There is a £7.
Royal Greenwich Park, Charlton Way, Greenwich, London
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sidcup Symphony April Concert
Join Sidcup Symphony Orchestra (Conductor James Ross) for our April Concert on Saturday 28th April. Programme Smetana Sarka from Ma Vlast Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 (Soloist Thomas Kelly winner of the 2017 Purcell School Concerto Competition) Elgar Enigma Variations (This concert is given in partnership...
St. John’s Church, Church Road, Sidcup
Sat 28 Apr

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 28 Apr, Sat 12 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - MADE LONDON - Canary Wharf
MADE LONDON – Canary Wharf returns to bring the best contemporary designer makers in the country to the heart of Canary Wharf. The show will run for 5 days and showcase about 100 exhibitors.
East Wintergarden Canary Wharf
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - MADE LONDON Design and Craft Fair returns to Canary Wharf
Contemporary design and craft fair MADE LONDON returns to Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden this April. Free to the public, over 90 makers will be showcasing and selling bespoke handmade jewellery, original ceramics, textiles, unique glass sculptures and more over the five days.
East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Citizen
A British mother is arrested whilst visiting family overseas with her baby daughter. A family of political refugees are moving to Australia to start a new life.
The Space Arts Centre, 269 Westferry Road
Today, Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sat 5 May

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 16 May, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Roman Dead Exhibition Opening
New exhibition: Roman Dead will explore death and burial in ancient London In 2017 a rare Roman sarcophagus was excavated from Harper Road in Southwark; a site that archaeological research has shown was part of a large Roman cemetery.
Museum of London Docklands
Fri 25 May

More details - The Tale of the Cockatrice
A dark, winding fable for monster lovers young and old. Beneath an ancient priory a hideous monster awakens... Two muddle-headed storytellers use breath-taking puppetry, boisterous and beautiful live music, and general tomfoolery to create this dark, winding fable for monster lovers young and old.  
The Albany Douglas Way Deptford
Sun 29 Apr

More details - You've Got Dragons
“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.” Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
The Albany Douglas Way Deptford
Sun 13 May

More details - Shakleton's Cat
Shackleton’s Cat returns in 2018, as part of ETO’s award-winning strand of operas for young people. The opera features eight performers, including singers and players, an ingenious set, archive imagery and film, interactive songs, and a puppet cat.
The Albany Douglas Way Deptford
Sun 20 May and Mon 21 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 - Chislehurst Farmers Market
Chislehurst Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month and is open to the public between 10am and 2pm. The Farmers Market is held in a new location of Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AB.
Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent
Sun 20 May

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
Today and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Belly of the Whale
Belly of the Whale from Ockham’s Razor, winners of the Total Theatre and Jacksons Lane Award for Circus at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, is an incredible meeting of circus and sculpture. This new outdoor show offers an innovative combination of cross-disciplinary curiosity and intuition.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford
Sat 5 May

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 - Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit
When Space Rabbit’s planet is destroyed by a meteorite, she escapes in the nick of time. A blast separates her from her family, sending her hurtling towards earth, where she lands outside a care home, frightened and alone. Inside is Rufus Longbottom, an old gentleman itching for one last adventure.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London, London
Thu 24 May

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
Today, 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 - Photography Workshop
Join us for a practical workshop with photographer Heather McDonough exploring heritage sites along the River Lea. Starting with a gallery tour, this course is aimed at participants who are new to digital photography, or those who want to brush up their skills.
Nunnery Gallery
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Gallery Tour & River Lea Boat Cruise
Join us for gallery tour of heritage exhibition Raw Materials: Textiles, followed by a boat cruise up the River Lea to Springfield Park, Clapton.
181 Bow Road
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY – 19th May
We are so excited to have another great Mum2mum Nearly New Market in Sidcup, BEXLEY this May! BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 19th May, 2 - 4pm WHERE?
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre 1 Davis Way Sidcup Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - TTW and NXI present The Copyrights 1st time in London.
TTW and NXI present The Copyrights 1st time in London.: Tickets avaiable.
New Cross Inn, London
Today

More details - Kidz world
???????????? Come along to the children’s wristband funfair. Where you ride all rides for free for a whole session! ????WRISTBANDS ARE £6.99 24th and 25th march ONLY????
Valentines park, Melbourne road, ilford
Today to Mon 7 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 - Live Steam Open Day (Ride on Railway)
Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club is holding it’s usual monthly open day with train rides (sometimes steam) for all the family. The train rides will be on our 7¼ inch outside railway for 50p a ride (£3 all day pass) and refreshments available. Children positively encouraged.
Ilford & West Essex MRC premises adjacent to the north side of Chadwell Heath TFL Rail station
Sun 6 May

More details - Goodmayes Philatelic Society Meeting
Chairman’s Night (G. Mallett). Organised by Goodmayes Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Cliff Cashman (Secretary).
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes
Wed 2 May