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

Dawn French’s 30 Million Minutes at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley, on Tuesday to Saturday (September 9 to 13)

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The funny woman brings her debut one woman tour to Bromley. Tickets from £44.40 at or 0844 871 7620.

Caribbean Carnival Extravaganza at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, on Saturday (September 6)

The carnival atmosphere of Brazil and the Caribbean is encapsulated in performances by the likes of The Caribbean All Stars Orchestra, The Trinidad Steel Band, The African Djembe Drummers and The Exotic Caribbean Dancers. Tickets from £17 on 020 86889291 and at

What did you do in the war? at Bromley Museum

To coincide with the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, the museum is hosting an exhibition focusing on the impact of the War on local life and Bromley’s role in caring for casualties. It is free and runs until September 26, Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm.

Chas and Dave at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford on Saturday (September 6)

News Shopper: Chas ‘n’ Dave reunite for final tour calling at Bournemouth Pavilion

The rockney duo are back by popular demand, following the release of their 2013 album That’s What Happens. Tickets from £24.50 at or 01322 220000.

Comedy Burger Pint Night at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford, on Friday (September 5)

Compere Jason Patterson brings you three established names, including john Robertson, Tucker and headliner Brian Higgins. Tickets cost £20 at or 01322 220000.

National Theatre Live – Medea at The Woodville, Gravesend, on Thursday (September 4)

The National Theatre’s acclaimed Medea is beamed around the world, including Gravesend. Tickets £15. Call 08442 439480 or go to

Bat Walk at The Woodlands Farm Trust in Shooter’s Hill, today (Wednesday, September 3)

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Kids and adults can enjoy the rare sight of British bats at Woodlands Farm and learn about the creatures. It costs £4 for adults and £2 children. Go to

Live Music - From the ashes, Hollowpoint, Beyond the Skylight, Bouquet of Dead Crows and more bands at New Cross Inn, from 7pm tonight (Wednesday, September 3)

The New Cross Inn keeps up its reputation as a stellar live music venue with some great bands. Free entry. Over 18s only. Happy hour from 7pm to 8pm.

Amaka at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, from Thursday to Saturday (September 4 to 6)

Lucy Thackray’s one woman play is about that one taboo women fear the most and how to deal with it. Tickets cost £10 or £8 concession. Go to or call 0333 6663366.

Free dance classes in Greenwich from Tuesday to Saturday (September 8 to 13)

Greenwich Dance is offering free classes in everything from African and Egyptian dance to contemporary and flamenco. Go to or call 020 8293 9741.

Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival in Greenwich from Friday to Tuesday (September 5 to 9)

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Tall ships from around the world will dock in Greenwich with events being hosted in Maritime Greenwich and the Royal Arsenal Woolwich. It’s going to be huge. Go to

A Song for Aiden at The Bob Hope Theatre in Eltham, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday (September 6)

Talented local singers and performers are pulling together to perform much-loved numbers from swing, pop, soul, Disney and musical theatre in memory of Aiden Goodwin, who lost a long battle with a rare form of cancer last year. Go to or call 020 8850 3702 for tickets or for information about the Aiden Goodwin Foundation.