What’s On This Week: From Garden Parties To West End Style Workshops

What’s On This Week: From Garden Parties To West End Style Workshops

Posted by Jenny Booth | 18 May 2017 | Arts & Culture, What's On
Thursday 18 May

Bentalls department store in Kingston is holding its Summer Garden Party event with up to 20% off across the store 9.30am – 9pm.

NTLive Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, starring Imelda Staunton, is being screened live at the Odeon Wimbledon, HMV Curzon and other cinemas. 7pm.

The Addams Family: uh oh, who’s moved in next door? The kooky spooky musical opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre for a three day run as part of its UK premiere tour. 7.30pm.

Southfields Sings performing with Clapham Chorus and other choirs from SW4 and SW9 at Balham Bowls Club, part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2017. 8pm.

Friday 19 May 

The Addams Family: 5pm and 8.30pm.

Renaissance Late at the National Gallery: an evening music and events themed to accompany the Michelangelo Sebastiano exhibition, from 6pm.

Saturday 20 May

Merton Dog Watch: 10.30am – 4pm at the Bandstand in Morden Park – Dog Show, scurry runs, assault course, trade stalls.

South London Food and Drinks Festival: more than 60 stalls of craft ales, craft gin prosecco, street food, vintage homeware, arts and crafts, at Dulwich Sports Club 10am-7pm. Tickets £2 on door.

Nunhead’s leafy cemetery is holding its annual FONC Open Day with woodland walks, crypt and chapel tours, stalls, crafts and refreshments. 11am-5pm, free.

Drop-in event: Movement Workshop for kids in the Clore Gallery at Tate Modern with choreographer Freddie Opoku-Addaie 12-5pm, free.

A Bring & Share service of prayer and thanksgiving with the newly elected Mayor of Merton, Marsie Skeete, at New Horizons Community Centre in Pollards Hill. 6pm.

Sunday 21 May 

Under The Rainbow at the Polka Theatre, charming, interactive puppetry show for children aged 3-6. 2.35pm, Tickets £12.50/£9.

The Kings String Quartet plays Haydn and Shostakovich at Southside House 8pm, Tickets £20/£15.

Monday 22 May

Learn the opening number of Les Miserables at an evening masterclass with West End cast member Lucy Garrioch at Christ the King Church Hall, Wimbledon 8pm, Tickets £25/£15.

Tuesday 23 May 

Art Exhibition by creative students living with disabilities opens at Merton Arts Space, Wimbledon Library; until May 26.

Screening of The Olive Tree, Wimbledon Film Club, HMV Curzon 8pm.

Wednesday 24 May

Dementia Awareness Breakfast arranged by the Wimbledon Village Business Association, at the Dog &Fox, Wimbledon Village. 9.15am, free.

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By ‘Culture Vulture’ Jenny Booth
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Jenny Booth

Jenny was a news journalist for The Times. An ex-teacher, mum, gardener and art lover, there’s nothing she doesn’t know about the local culture scene…

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