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More details - The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell by Chris Buxey
Performed in front of a live audience, with live foley (sound effects), this new radio play by Chris Buxey is a dark comedy about principles, money and the importance of family. Stuart is author of the beloved Young Adult literature heroine, Frankie Fightwell.
Putney Arts Theatre
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Putney
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 Mary’s Church Putney High Street Putney
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Nature Knows Best
In a delightfully funny series of two person plays; by Devonshire playwright Nick Discombe, ‘Nature Knows Best’, takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo, a couple of Seahorses and a pair of Sheep. Each play humorously portrays man’s effect on the natural world and the creatures in it.
Cats Back Fragility Takeover 86-88 Point Pleasant
Wed 9 May and Thu 10 May

More details - The Society of Fulham Painters & Potters Art Exhibition and Sale
The Society of Fulham Artists and Potters are exhibiting their works which are all for sale. FREE ENTRY, ALL ARE WELCOME. All the work is unique and of high quality. The paintings can be in any media. There will also be pottery, ceramics, sculptures and glassware.
The Exhibition Hall Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road 598 Fulham Road London
Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Reed bed walk
The sight and sound of tall reeds swaying in the breeze is an inspiring and evocative part of your enjoyment of the British landscape. Come on this walk into our reed beds – an area normally out of bounds to visitors – with one of our wardens.
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes
Sun 13 May

More details - Stand Up Comedy featuring Andrew Lawrence
The Funny Side of Hammersmith is hosted at ’The Crabtree’ an iconic Victorian pub situated on a fine stretch of the Thames riverbank between Hammersmith & Putney bridges.
Upstairs @ ‘The Crabtree’, Rainville Rd, Fulham
Sun 6 May

I have a Song to Sing More details - I have a Song to Sing
Amici Cantabile are a group of friends brought together by their shared love of singing. Please join us for a performance of duets, trios, quartets and quintets by Gilbert & Sullivan, Mozart, Bizet, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Donizetti and others.
OSO Arts Centre, 49 Station Rd
Sat 21 Apr
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More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Earlsfield & Southfields
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. Barnabas 146 Lavenham Road Earlsfield
Tue 8 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
From Wednesday 9th to Saturday 12th of May 2018, we will be performing Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced, at St Barnabas Church.
St Barnabas Church, Lavenham Road, Southfields
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Join Fulham care home for a royal celebration this Care Home Open Day
A care home in Fulham is inviting local people to visit the home to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day. On Saturday 21st April, from 2.30pm-4.30pm, the team at Farm Lane care home on Farm Lane, will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event.
Farm Lane Care Home, 25 Farm Ln, Fulham, London
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Barnes
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 Michael and All Angels 39 Elm Bank Gardens Barnes
Wed 16 May, Wed 6 Jun

More details - The Detroit Cobras
The Detroit Cobras. Artists performing: The Detroit Cobras.: Tickets avaiable.
Under The Bridge (at Chelsea Football Club), London
Sun 22 Apr

Bus King Theatre @ The Name Event More details - Bus King Theatre @ The Name Event
"Blue Blood" a puppet theatre production especially adapted for The Name Event all onboard the Bus King Theatre an Heritage London Bus that as been changed into a Puppet Theatre After the performance if you wish, take part in the the puppet making workshop in the upper saloon
ILEC Exhibition & Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road Earls Court London
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
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The Name Event London 2018 More details - The Name Event London 2018
Family History - Local History - Genealogy - Heritage & More
ILEC Exhibition & Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road, Earls Court
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
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More details - Cave 13 - The Superstitious Magic Show
Let the Superstitious assemble! Here’s some top rate trickery for you. Let’s not just celebrate luck and bad fortune on Friday 13th ... They are so infrequent! (Luckily). This unusual magic show runs on this endless theme.
Barons Court Theatre, ’The Curtains Up, 28a Comeragh Road
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Fairground Magic Show
Richard Leigh has created an intimate underground mystical playground - a realm of magic, illusion and intrigue that will transport you to the odd-ball fairgrounds of yesteryear. A show for the whole family.
Barons Court Theatre, The Curtains Up, 28a Comeragh Road
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Make your own terrarium workshop at Neal’s Nurseries Capital Gardens
This spring, Capital Gardens are hosting terrarium workshops, the perfect way to unwind from a busy week and get your hands dirty. Experts from London Terrariums will teach the workshops.
Nurseries Garden Centre, Heathfield Road Wandsworth
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Make Your Own Kokedama Workshops
Experts from Jar and Fern will host the sessions, giving green-fingered enthusiasts the skills to create their own unique Japanese hanging plant arrangement to take home at Capital Gardens.
Capital Gardens- Neals Nurseries, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Join Hammersmith care home for fun from around the world this Care Home Open Day
A care home in Hammersmith is inviting local people to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day. On Saturday 21st April, from 11.30am-4.30pm, the team at St Vincent’s care home on Queen Caroline Street will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event.
St Vincent’s House Care Home, 49 Queen Caroline St, Hammersmith, London
Sat 21 Apr

More details - K Koke headline show
K-Koke will play the Clapham Grand concert hall on 1st May 2018. K.Koke’s hard-hitting, old school style has created a loyal and dedicated fan base that has rippled all the way across the Atlantic.
Clapham Grand St Johns Hill
Tue 1 May

More details - Janet's Jazz Night feat. Gareth Lockrane & Jane Parker with the Terence Collie Trio + Jazz Jam
An instrumental and vocal jazz concert featuring top line artists at this popular London jazz club plus a Jazz Jam open to musicians and singers. This month’s special guest will be Gareth Lockrane on flute and the guest vocalist will be Jane Parker joining the Terence Collie Trio.
Jazz Cafe Posk, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith, W6 ORF
Fri 18 May

More details - 27 St Peters Square - Open Garden for NGS
This long, secret space, is a plantsman’s eclectic semi-tamed wilderness. Created over the last 10yrs it contains lots of camellias, magnolias and fruit trees.
27 St Peters Square, London
Sun 6 May

More details - Reared
BAFTA-nominated writer John Fitzpatrick’s brand new play Reared will debut at Theatre503 this April. With unfailing humour, Reared tackles intergenerational conflict, postnatal depression, and the role of the Irish mother in the ‘sandwich’ generation caught looking after both their children and their parents.
Theatre503 503 Battersea Park Road, London
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - London Muslim Lifestyle Show
Next April sees the return of the London Muslim Lifestyle Show. Bringing together over 200 pop-up shops from around the globe, featuring the very latest fashion and gift ideas - all in time for Ramadan.
Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Laugh Train Home ft. Ava Vidal
Ava Vidal (Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Kings of Comedy), with Sean Mcloughlin ((Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central and Comedy Central’s Live at The Comedy Store), Ben Fogg and MC Robyn Perkins Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected.
The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens, Battersea
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Edwardes Square - Open Garden for NGS
One of London’s prettiest secluded garden squares. 3½ acres laid out differently from other squares, with serpentine paths by Agostino Agliothe, Italian artist and decorator who lived at no.15 from 1814-1820, and a beautiful Grecian temple which is traditionally the home of the head gardener.
Edwardes Square, London
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Jazz Mondays at George IV
Jazz Mondays is a London-based big band that performs all over the South, especially festivals including Ealing Jazz Festival. A 13-strong line up with a wall of saxophones (from soprano to baritone), a tight four-piece rhythm section and a vocalist who knocks your socks off!
185 High Road, Chiswick, London
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Kensington
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 Stephens Gloucester Road Kensington
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Clapham
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. Luke’s Church 194 Ramsden Road Clapham
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Chelsea Physic Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Come and explore London’s oldest botanic garden situated in the heart of Chelsea. With a unique living collection of around 5000 plants, this walled garden is a celebration of the importance of plants and their beauty.
Chelsea Physic Garden, London
Today

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Chiswick
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. Michael and All Angels Bath Road Chiswick
Today, Fri 18 May

Worple Art Group Spring Exhibition More details - Worple Art Group Spring Exhibition
The Worple Art Group consist of 20 local artists. They are a diverse group and their exhibition promises to be an exciting and eclectic collection of varied subjects, styles, and mediums. Over 200 contemporary, original, affordable paintings and prints will be on show.
St Mark’s Church, St Mark’s Place, Wimbledon
Sat 21 Apr
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More details - 7 Upper Phillimore Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Last chance to visit this lovely mature garden which was planned on different levels to create areas of varied character and mood. Pergola with Italian fountain and fishpond, lawn with borders leading to sunken garden with rockery. Groundcover and mature trees make a secluded haven in C London.
7 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London
Sun 22 Apr

More details - JPCS present: Parisian Café Concert at the Light House Restaurant
An exquisite three-course meal, a glass of bubbly on arrival, raffle and auction prizes, all compèred by the inimitable Hugo Usher. Music by Ravel, Debussy and the fabulous “Café 1930” by Piazzolla. Magnifique!
Light House Restaurant 75-77 Ridgway, Wimbledon, London
Wed 16 May

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Kew & Richmond
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.
The Barn Church Kew Richmond
Thu 10 May

More details - Special Forces: In the Shadows
This major exhibition presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces. Discover who these elite soldiers are, the training and skills they need and some of the operations they’ve undertaken around the world over the past 70 years.
Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Today to Tue 12 Jun

More details - Curator tour: Special Forces
Join a curator on an hour-long tour of our major exhibition ‘Special Forces: In the Shadows’. ‘Special Forces: In the Shadows’ presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 23 May, Wed 6 Jun

More details - Kate Adie and Frank Gardner in conversation
In a conversation chaired by Yalda Hakim, Kate Adie and Frank Gardner discuss their experiences of reporting on the Army. Chaired by BBC World News correspondent, Yalda Hakim, this conversation will explore the relationship between journalism and the Army.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 2 May

More details - The British fiasco in Norway, 1940
John Kiszely discusses the British campaign in Norway, which took place early on in the Second World War. Drawing on his own experiences at all levels in the military, John Kiszely will assess the British campaign in Norway and its context and evolution.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 4 May

More details - Security and the army tour
Take a free guided tour around the galleries exploring the topic of security and the army. In 2018 we’re looking at the army’s role in UK and world security throughout history. This monthly tour will highlight some of the objects and stories related to key moments and the people involved.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Get hands on: Remembrance and memorial of the First World War
Join a curator for a free 20-minute object handling session in one of our galleries. In this 20-minute handling session, meet a curator and handle some objects relating to remembrance and the First World War. Suitable for all ages.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Tue 8 May

More details - A Different Kind of Radicalisation: The British Army, victory in Tunisia and ‘The Road to 1945’
Dr Jonathan Fennell discusses the Tunisian Campaign of the Second World War 75 years on. The victory in Tunisia was of immense significance. Barely a year after the catastrophic defeats of the summer of 1942, the shores of North Africa were in Allied hands.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 11 May

More details - London Craft Week: Meet an armourer
Join Graham Ashford as he explains the craft of armouring. For London Craft Week, we’re discovering how and why armour is designed and made. Graham Ashford will demonstrate some armouring techniques and give you the chance to handle the finished pieces.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Sat 12 May

More details - Book Launch: Haig's Enemy
Dr Jonathan Boff discusses his new book ‘Haig’s Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany’s War on the Western Front’. During the First World War, Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria was the German general who was the closest counterpart to, and main antagonist of, both Sir John French and Sir Douglas Haig.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 16 May

More details - Jock Lewes: A Spy After All
John Lewes discusses his novel A Spy After All, based on the life of his uncle and co-founder of the SAS, Jock Lewes. Set in the wartime years of 1940-41, John Lewes’s novel tells the fictional account of Jock Steel, a young British Army officer and spy.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 18 May

More details - Behind the scenes: Caring for collections
Join our Collections Manager, Terri Dendy, to discover how we care for some of our most precious objects. On International Museum Day, join our Collections Manager, Terri Dendy, to learn about the conservation and preservation of the Museum’s objects.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 18 May

More details - Eliades Ochoa
Eliades Ochoa From Buena Vista Social Club™ + Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (PG). Artists performing: Eliades Ochoa.: Tickets avaiable.
Royal Albert Hall, London
Wed 25 Apr

More details - 51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS
Member of the Society of Garden Designers, Charles has created the garden over 30yrs. In 2015 the main garden was remodelled, to much acclaim. Spectacular in spring, when 2000 tulips bloom among irises and tree peonies. Scented front garden. Rupert’s geodetic dome shelters seedlings, succulents and subtropicals.
51 The Chase, London
Sun 22 Apr

More details - 51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS
Member of the Society of Garden Designers, Charles has created the garden over 30yrs. In 2015 the main garden was remodelled, to much acclaim. Spectacular in spring, when 2000 tulips bloom among irises and tree peonies. Scented front garden. Rupert’s geodetic dome shelters seedlings, succulents and subtropicals.
51 The Chase, London
Thu 26 Apr

More details - 11 Ernle Road - Open Garden for NGS
Established suburban garden of ¼ acre on sandy acid soil, spatially organised into separate sections: oak pergola framing the main vista, hidden parterre, woodland, pool, yew circle, flower garden and summerhouse.
11 Ernle Road, London
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr