Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things to do and see in south east London and north Kent this weekend (June 20 to 22)

A Grand Medieval Joust at Eltham Palace, Saturday and Sunday (June 21 and 22)

News Shopper: COMPETITION: Win family tickets to Tudor Joust at Eltham Palace

The former childhood home of King Henry VIII transforms into a feudal fighting ground as knights battle to be crowned champion. Other entertainment includes medieval music, a mischievous jester and costumed reenactments. Go to

Pick your own at Hewitts Farm, Orpington

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It’s that time of year again when seasonal favorites are ready to be picked. The farm's Pick Your Own is now open and strawberries, spinach and gooseberries are ready to eat. Visitors can also indulge on other locally-sourced produce from the farm shop. Go to

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at The Orchard Theatre, 7.30pm, Sunday (June 22)

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Be taken away by the beautiful sounds of The Last Night of the Proms performance which offers popular masterpieces including Tchaikovsky’s  Sleeping Beauty Waltz and genius British classics together for an evening of remarkable music. Go to or call 01322 220000

Rose Expert at Millbrook Garden Centre, 2pm to 3pm, Saturday (June 21)

News Shopper: Roses have many admirers – and a few who can’t stand them

Be encouraged to look after your roses this summer with a free talk by a rose expert. Visitors are also invited to bring along their own struggling examples of the flower for some skilled advice.

Evening of Summer Jazz at the Bob Hope Theatre, Eltham, 7.30pm, Sunday (June 22)

Enjoy all the big band classics and more presented to you by Clints Jazz Band in aid of charity. Tickets are £12.50 (concessions £11) Go to 

DogsLive 2014 at The Hop Farm, Saturday and Sunday (June 21 and 22)

Bring your pooches to the Kent countryside for a fun family day of sporting activities. The event aims to raise awareness of a dogs physical and mental wellbeing. Go to

Close Up at The Churchill, tonight (June 20)

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Have you ever witnessed magic right before your eyes? This Friday night show comprises of three tables with three amazing magicians taking in turns to perform a 25 minutes set of impressive trickery for each group. Go to /bromley

Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Summer Fair at St George's Church Gravesend, 11am to 2pm (June 21)

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Cakes, raffles and a feast of barbequed food are just some of the activities available. Entry is free and also includes free children's activities and face painting. Go to