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Top 5 things to do in south-east London and north Kent, January 7-13
Follow News Shopper’s weekly guide for five fab things to do over the next seven days.
Greenwich: Arenacross, O2, January 12
It’s playtime in Greenwich this week as the breathtaking motocross and freestyle show Arenacross blasts into the 02.
Courageous riders will whip and flip their bikes mid-air as part of the jaw-dropping exhibition of aerial gymnastics. The arena will be transformed into a spectacular purpose-built dirt track containing massive jumps and sharp corners all for the audience’s amazements.
For more info and tickets visit theo2.co.uk
Bromley: Fate The Juggler: Unique Original Folk Rock, The Barrel and Horn, January 11, 8pm
Based in the heart of Bromley, The Barrel and Horn is home to regular live music performances and this Friday will host folk and rock band Fate The Juggler.
As entrance is free this is a great credit-crunching event for January. The pub also offers a range of food from its home-cooked menu, along with a variety of refreshments.
For prices and full information call 020 8290 2039 or visit barrelandhorn.com
Eltham: Dick Whittington, The Bob Hope Theatre
Rumour has it that the streets of London are paved with gold but will Dick Whittington and his faithful cat, Tommy, uncover any wealth? The penniless man from Gloucester is in search of his fortune but meets obstacles upon his journey.
The entertaining panto will also see conflict with Tommy and King Rat. Discover the destiny of the pair this January at The Bob Hope Theatre.
Ticket prices vary. For more info including show times, go to bobhopetheatre.co.uk or call 020 8850 3702.
Dartford: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Orchard, January 13, 5pm
The Glenn Miller Orchestra will light up the stage at The Orchard this Sunday to celebrate their 25th anniversary.
Sinatra, Dean Martin and Louis Armstrong standards are all featured with the story of the big bands and will be presented by veteran musical entertainer Ray McVay.
The performance also includes harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders, the beautiful vocals of Catherine Sykes and Colin Anthony as well as Ray Wordsworth with the swinging jazz band, The Uptown Hall Gang.
Tickets cost £20.50 plus a per ticket booking fee. Pre-show dining is also available. For more information or to book tickets visit orchardtheatre.co.uk or call the ticket office on 01322 220000.
Croydon: Credo Duo, Fairfield Halls, January 8,1.05pm
Treat yourself to a charming lunchtime event this Tuesday as Credo Duo will be giving a performance in the Concert Hall.
Featuring Elizabeth Larson on the violin and Steuart Pincombe on the violoncello, the pair will be performing classical pieces from Johan Halvorsen, Maurice Ravel and more.
Tickets are just £5, visit fairfield.co.uk
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