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15 things you need to see this week in south east London and north Kent
Vibe’s picks of what’s on in and around south east London and north Kent this week.
Street Feast at Lewisham Model Market, Fridays and Saturdays from 5pm to midnight
Picture by Al De Perez
For 15 weeks, street food vendors and micro-diners will take over the old model market on the High Street for some top notch grub. A wood panelled shack will serve rum, an old hair salon will pour shandies and a you can pick up slow smoked barbecue in an old record shop. Entry’s free before 7pm, £3 after. Go to streetfeastlondon.com
Bellingham Festival at Bellingham Green, from noon to 4.30pm on Saturday (June 28)
Expect plenty of family fun, with live performance, sports and dance activities, arts workshops, face painting, stalls and food.
African Drumming at the Horniman Museum, from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday (June 28)
The workshop in drumming caters for adults who are complete beginners and those who have drummed a little previous. Drum provided. It costs £45 or £40 concessions. Call 020 82918686 or go to horniman.ac.uk
French Market in Catford Broadway, from 9am to 6pm to Friday, June 27
The market goes French for the day with the addition of a special market selling cheeses, breads, pastries and other gallic goodies, as well as the usual array.
Mayplace School Summer Fair in Woodside Road, Bexleyheath, from noon to 3pm in Saturday (June 28)
Enjoy family fun including raffles, food and events. EastEnders Lauren Branning, aka actress Jacqueline Jossa is the special guest.
Demelza’s Summer Fair, in Broadway, Bexleyheath, from 9am to 5pm on Saturday (June 29)
A variety of stalls will sell arts and crafts, jewellery and sweets, while there is also face painting and a raffle. Proceeds go to the hospice.
ZamRam Walk, from Canal Road in Higham, from 10.15am on Saturday (June 28)
The (approximately) 4 mile walk on the marshes around Higham will raise money for the Hands of Compassion School for orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia. Suggested donation £4. Call 01474 361977.
Gravesham Choral Society’s Summer Concert at St George’s Church in Gravesend, from 7.30pm on Saturday (June 28)
Listen to the sweet music of the society as they take on classical pieces. Tickets £12 or £5 full time students. Go to graveshamcs.co.uk
All Star Wrestling at The Woodville in Gravesend, from 7.30pm on Friday (June 27)
Superslam belt holder Extreme Dean Allmark and south east Londoner James Mason team up to face the 20-stone masked Thunder and British mid-heavyweight Robbie Dynamite in the main event. Go to Woodville.co.uk or call 01474 337774
Crowning of the Summer Queen in Fort Gardens, Gravesend, 2pm on Saturday (June 28)
The annual ceremony and pageantry is part of Gravesham Council’s calendar.
Flash Mob at The Churchill Theatre in Bromley on Sunday (June 29)
Stars of Strictly, Britain’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance and Got to Dance team up in a genre-mashing, fun, dance show. Tickets £29. Go to atgtickets.com/Bromley or call 0844 8717620.
Visiting Hour at Chelsfield Village Hall, 8pm, Thursday to Saturday (June 26 to 28)
The Chelsfield Players adapt five of Stepping Out playwright Richard Harris’ black comedies set in a hospital. Tickets £8. Call 07816505448 or go to chelsfieldplayers.org
Fun Day at St Christopher’s Hospice in Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, from 11am to 4pm on Saturday (June 28)
The fundraising day features stalls, entertainment and children’s attractions. Entry costs £1 for adults and is free for children.
Bromley Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Concert at Langley Park School for Boys in Beckenham, from 6pm to 8pm on Sunday (June 29)
The programme includes the Peterloo Overture, Sibelius 2nd Symphony and Straus Oboe Concerto. Tickets £10 adults, £6 concessions and children £1. Go to bymt.co.uk
Corelli’s Creature Carnival in Greenwich, all July
The town will come alive with 32 sculptures, including an owl, frog, pig and shire horse displayed around Greenwich as well as an arts trail. The carnival kicks off at 9am on Tuesday (July 1) at the Cutty Sark. Go to corellicreaturecarnival.com
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