14 things you must see this week

14 things you must see this week

14 things you must see this week

First published in Leisure latest news News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , leisure editor

Vibe's picks of what's on this week in north Kent and south east London.

Ladies Pamper Night at The Croft Tea Room in High Street, St Mary Cray, from 6pm to 8pm on Friday (August 1)

Get looked after with therapist and beauty expert consultations and stalls to browse. Entry costs £5, including canapés. Call 07741 419641 or 07952 906071 or e-mail tea@crofttearoom.co.uk

Bromley Green Gym Open Day at College Green, West Street, from 11am to 4pm on Saturday (August 2)

Celebrate the work done to improve the site with fun including a bake sale, make your own bird boxes or seed bombs and face painting. Donations welcome. Call 07740 899689 or e-mail gg-bromley@tcv.org.uk

Fun and Games at Crofton Roman Villa, Orpington, at 10.30am and 2.30pm on Fridays

Throughout August, the villa will host two sessions each Friday where you can play Roman games or make your own. Sessions cost £4 per child and are free for adults. All children must be accompanied. Go to thecka.fsnet.org.uk

Softball and Cricket fun day at Langley Park Sports Club in Beckenham from 10am to 3pm tomorrow (Thursday, July 31)

Kids aged between five and 11 can enjoy knocking a ball around indoors at the school with accredited coaches. The day costs £20. Call 020 86583878.

Warriors of the Sea at Sea Life London Aquarium, from Saturday (August 2) until August 31

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Visits to the watery wonderland are made even better because children can pick up a free trail card and learn about creatures with amazing defences or attack mechanisms.

Dawn French in 30 Million Minutes at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford, until Saturday (August 2)

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The comedian shares her life’s lessons in the acclaimed show directed by Michael Grandage. Tickets £25 to £39. Go to orchardtheatre.co.uk

Pocahontas River Tour to London from Gravesend Pier at 5pm on Friday (August 1)

Join in on the Mayor of Gravesham’s charity event, departing down the river at 5pm and returning at 10pm. It costs £35 adults and £15 children, including a buffet meal. Go to Woodville.co.uk

Fair Play Football’s World Cup Football Camp at Hall Place, Bexley, from 10am to 3pm from Monday (August 4) to Thursday (August 7)

Children aged between nine and 11 can improve their football skills, make friends and play in their very own World Cup at the themed training camp. It costs £49.99 for four days and everyone gets certificates and prizes at the end. Go to fairplayfootball.co.uk

Summer Singing at St Martin’s Church, Barnehurst, from 7.30pm on Saturday (August 2)

Listen to young groups of singers raising money for Prostrate Cancer UK and Breast Cancer Campaign. Tickets £5 on the door. E-mail juliawalsh1@hotmail.co.uk

Make clay hand prints at Sidcup and Co at High Street, Sidcup, from 2pm to 4pm on Wednesday (August 6)

Kids can make cool sculptures of their hand using air dry clay and decorate them with glitter glue, gems and beads. It costs £8. Call 020 83090176 or e-mail Sidcup@bexley.gov.uk

Gruesome Goings On at Eltham Palace from 10am to 2pm from Sunday (August 2) to Tuesday (August 5)

News Shopper: Learn about the 1930s at Eltham Palace tomorrow

See gallows, hangmen and torturous devices at the Palace as you find out about painful punishments from history. Entry (including to the Palace) costs £10.20 adults, £6.10 children, £9.20 concessions and £26.50 families. Go to English-heritage.org.uk/eltham

Forgotten Fighters: The First World War at Sea at the National Maritime Museum, from Saturday (August 2) until November 2018

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For many, the Great War is epitomised by the trench warfare on the Western Front. A new exhibition celebrates the bravery of merchant marines and the realities of naval battles, featuring weapons, photos, models and medals. Entry is free. Go to rmg.co.uk

The Lost Room at Greenwich Theatre, on Sunday (August 3) and Monday (August 4)

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Two people – whether they are strangers, friends or family – enter the Lost Room wearing headphones for an immersive participatory environment which weaves them into the story. It lasts up to 45 minutes. Tickets cost £5. Go to greenwichtheatre.org.uk

Grandmaster Flash at Brooklyn Bowl, Greenwich, on Friday (August 1)

News Shopper: What's on: Grandmaster Flash, Accrington, February 4

The hip hop pioneer plays a rare show at the quirky bar-cum-bowling alley-cum gig venue. Tickets cost £20. Go to axs.com

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