June 4, 2001 9:36: Every week in Leisuretime we list many of the best events going on that week. If you want an event listed, send the details to Tracey Wye AT LEAST TWO WEEKS BEFOREHAND at Leisuretime, News Shopper, Crest View Drive, Petts Wood, Kent, BR5 1BT, fax them on 01689 875367 or e-mail them to twye@london.newsquest.co.uk


Charlton House Community Centre, Charlton Road, Charlton: Tuesdays: The Moat Players Amateur Drama Group, 8pm-10pm. 020 8854 5244.

Churchill Theatre, High Street, Bromley: to Jun 9: Charley's Aunt, 7.45pm/2.30pm, £11-£21; Jun 12: Johnny Ball Tales of Maths and Legends, 10am/1.15pm, £13-£19; Jun 13: George Melly and Humphrey Littleton, 7.45pm, £11-£15. 020 8460 6677.

Erith Playhouse, Erith High Street, Erith: Jun 11-16: Duet for One, 8pm, £5. 01322 350345.

Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon: Jun 8: The Carpenters tribute with Wendy Roberts, 7.45pm, £10/£12; Jun 9: Flamenco Express, 7.45pm, £9/£10; Jun 10: Mary Chapin Carpenter with Shawn Colvin, 8pm, £22.50; Jun 12: Because You're Mine, Mark Rattray and Karen Barnes, 7.45pm, £10.50/£12.50. Jun 14: Madama Butterfly The Chisinau National Opera, 8pm, £15-£27.50. 020 8688 9291.

Greenwich Playhouse, Greenwich High Road, Greenwich: to Jun 17: The Reader, 8pm/4pm, £9/£6. 020 8858 9256.

Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, Greenwich: to Jun 9: Fool for Love, 8pm/3pm, £6-£16; Jun 12-23: Song of Singapore, 8pm/3pm, £6-£16. 020 8858 7755.

Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford: Jun 12-16: The Roy Orbison Story, Tue-Thur 7.30pm/Weds 2.30pm, 7.30pm/Fri 8pm/Sat 5pm, 8.30pm, £17-£20. 01322 220000.

Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks: to Jun 9: Guys and Dolls, 7.45pm/2.30pm, £9-£12; Jun 12-13: Miss Julie, 8pm, £6.50-£13. 01732 450175.

Rose Theatre, Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup: Jun 7-9: The Cherry Orchard, £7.30pm, £6/£4. 020 8308 2616.

Warehouse Theatre, Dingwall Road, Croydon: to Jun 24: Lone Flyer, Tue 6.30pm, Wed-Sat 8pm, Sun 5pm, £5.50-£11. 020 86804060.

Woodville Halls, Woodville Place, Gravesend: Jun 9: Jaleo Flamenco from Seville, 7.30pm, £8.50-£12.50. 01474 337459/60.


Bluewater shopping centre, Greenhithe: to Sept 2: Myths And Monsters, 11am-6pm Mon-Thur, 11am-6pm Fri, 10.30am-5.30pm Sun, £1.50.

Charlton House Community Centre, Charlton Road, Charlton: Mondays and Thursdays: Writers' Study Group, 7.45pm-10.15pm. 020 8316 4802.

Dartford Borough Museum, Market Street, Dartford: to Jun 9: Trading Places, Mon-Fri, 12.30pm-5.30pm, Sat, 9am-1pm/2pm-5pm, closed Weds and Sun. 01322 343555.

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich: Tue-Thur 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun 11am-5pm, £7/£6/£3/children free.

Fan Museum, Crooms Hill, Greenwich: to Jun 24: From the Land of the Fan, Tues-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm, £3.50/£2.50. 020 8305 1441.

Harlequin Gallery, Greenwich High Road, Greenwich: to Jun 24: Andrew Marshall, potter, 11am-5.30pm Thur-Sun, 11am-8pm Fri. 020 8692 7170.

Hayes Village Hall, Hayes Street, Hayes: Tue: Bromley Batik Club, 7.30pm. 01322 522937.

Magnetic North Poets: Mondays: Meet in Greenwich, 8.30pm-10.30pm. Call 020 8516 8646 for weekly venue.

Museum of Installation, Deptford High Street, Deptford: to Jun 30: Lili Fischer Moths and Rats, Wed-Fri noon-5pm, Sat 2pm-5pm. 020 8692 8778.

Ripley Arts Centre, Sundridge Avenue, Bromley: to Jun 25: Bromley Batik Group, weekdays, call centre to view; Tue: Ripley Lacemakers, 9.30am-12.30pm. 020 8300 7428; Wed: Ripley Art Club, 10am-12.30pm. 020 8464 5816.

Sarre Road Community Centre, Riverside Court, High Street, St Mary Cray: Second Thursday of month: Meeting for writers, poets and musicians to share work, 7.30pm, free. 01689 822020.

Stark Gallery, Lee High Road, Lee Green: to Jun 21: The London Group, Tues-Sat 10.30pm-6pm, Sun 11.30pm-4.30pm. 020 8318 4040.

Surlingham, New Barn Road, New Barn: Jun 9-24: Open Studios Howard Baker (sculpture), Cynthia Martin (jewellery) and Patricia Stanley (paintings), 11am-5pm. 01474 833690.

The Studio, Beckenham Road, Beckenham: to Jun 30: Sunsual by the Leafield Group, 10am-5pm, Tues-Sat, free. 020 8663 0103.

Time, College Approach, Greenwich: to Jul 9: Artwork Two work by Ellie Laycock, Tim Clarke and Daniel Dixon-Spain, free. 020 830509767.

Woodlands Art Gallery, Mycenae Road, Blackheath: to Jun 24: The London Group, Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm, closed Wed. 020 8858 5847.


The Studio, Beckenham Road, Beckenham: Jun 8: Stand Up Comedy Showcase, 8.30pm, £3. 020 8663 0103.

Up the Creek, Creek Road, Greenwich: Jun 8: Man with a Beard with Jimmy Carr, Dylan, Ira Rainer and Milton Jones, 8pm, £10/£6; Jun 9: Stu Hu with Boothby Graffoe, Raymond and Mr Timkin's Revue and Simon Bligh, 7pm, £14/£10. 020 8858 4581.

Up the Creek Too, Brighton Road, Croydon: Jun 8: Stu Hu with Dan Antopolski, Raymond and Mr Timkin's Revue and Dara O'Brian, 7.30pm, £10/£6; Jun 9: Dara O'Brian with Rex Boyd, Man with a Beard and Boothby Graffoe, 7.30pm, £14/£10. 020 8680 5363.


Guildford Arms, Guildford Grove, Greenwich: First and third Saturday of month: Electric/Acoustic music night, singers and musicians welcome. 020 8308 0773/020 8856 8841.

Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon: Jun 12: Counterfeit Stones, 8pm, £12/£10. 020 8688 9291.

Hardy's, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich: Thurs: Musicians welcome. 020 8858 5292.

Morgans, Lion Road, Bexleyheath: Tue: Electric Jam, singers and musicians welcome, free. 020 8318 4458/07944 395601.

New Cross Inn, New Cross Road, New Cross: Wed: South London Electric Rhythm and Blues jam, singers and musicians welcome. 020 8317 1216.

Pelton Arms, Pelton Road, Greenwich: Fri: 70s, 80s, 90s disco; Saturdays: Live music. 020 8858 0572.

So Pink, Jazzmins Nightclub, Elmfield Road, Bromley: Mon: Live music, 8.30pm, free.

The Alexandra, Parish Lane, Penge: Mon: jam hosted by Drink Floyd, musicians and singers welcome, 9pm. 020 8776 7694.

The Belvedere, Lindon Grove, Nunhead: Wed: The South London Jam, 9pm, free, musicians welcome.

The Castle Hotel, High Street, Eynsford: Jun 8: Elvis tribute by Danny Fisher, 8.30pm, free. 01322 863162.

The Earl of Chatham, Thomas Street, Woolwich: Jun 9: The Jury, 8.30pm, free. 020 8317 9513.

The Gig @ The Amersham, Amersham Arms, New Cross Road, New Cross: Jun 9: Battle of the Bands Final Corporation Blend v Blaze v TBC, 9pm, £4/£3. 020 8692 2047.

New Circle Club, Elmers End Road, Beckenham: Jun 9: Return Flight, featuring Jerry Lee from Stars in Their Eyes. 020 8658 3496.

The Old Tigers Head, High Road, Lee: Jun 7: Bright Blue, 8.30pm, £3; Jun 8: The Alley Cats, 8.30pm, £3; Jun 9: Glam Rock with Steve T, 8.30pm, £4. 020 8244 2014.

The Studio, Beckenham Road, Beckenham: Tues: Acoustic Music Club, beginners and experienced performers welcome, 8.30pm, free. 020 8663 0103.

The Venue, Clifton Rise, New Cross: Jun 8: Jean Genie David Bowie tribute, 8pm, £6; Jun 9: Abba Dream tribute, 8pm, £8. 020 8692 4077.

The Venue, Milton Road, Gravesend: Jun 8: Morgan's Puff Adder and Luddites, 8pm, free. 01474 566131.

Zanzibar Brasserie, High Street, Bromley: Fri: The Laisser Faire Club singer/songwriter jam club, 9pm, £3. 020 8402 5221.


Blackheath Halls, Lee Road, Blackheath: Jun 6: Average White Band, 8.30pm, £14. 020 8463 0100.

Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham: Jun 6: Roger Kerr Trio with Jenny Howe and Pete Towndrow, 8pm, £3.

Clarendon Hotel, Montpellier Row, Blackheath: Jun 9: Allison Neale and Kate Williams, 8pm, free to diners. 020 8318 4321.

Farnborough Sports Club, High Street, Farnborough: Jun 8: Vintage Jazz, 8.30pm, £5. 01689 603299.

Forest Hill Hotel, Stanstead Road, Forest Hill: Jun 12: Big Dick's Blues and Boogie Band, 8.30pm.

King's Head, High Street, Old Bexley Village: Jun 11: Renate d'Aiello and Les Simons Band, 8pm, £5. 01322 527803.

Marriott Hotel Restaurant, Broadway, Bexleyheath: Jun 10: Dave Ramm Trio, 1pm. 020 8298 1000.

Mycenae House, Mycenae Road, Blackheath: Jun 11: Mycenae Performance Group with Reterospect, 8.15pm, £3/£2. 020 8858 5847.

Pizza Express, High Street, Beckenham: Jun 6: Dianne Hall and Dominic Pitkin, 7.45pm; Jun 13: John Horler and Paul Morgan, 7.45pm. 020 8650 0593.

Pizza Express, Widmore Road, Bromley: Jun 12: Mick Foster and Dominic Ashworth, 7.45pm. 020 8464 2708.

Pizza Express, Bluewater, Greenhithe: Jun 13: Digby Fairweather and Chris Howes, 7.45pm. 01322 427526.

Pizza Express, 97 High Street, Orpington: Jun 6: Francesca Payne Duo, 7.45pm. 01689 833811.

Robin Hood, Croydon Road, Anerley: Jun 10: Julia Doig and Alan Berry, 4pm. 020 8659 1323.

Rutland Arms, Perry Hill, Catford: Jun 9: The Mike Daniels Delta Jazzmen, 8.30pm; Jun 10: The Geoff Eales Trio, lunchtime; Jun 11: Rutland Syncopators, 8.30pm; Jun 12: The Chris Dodd Quartet, 8.30pm. 020 8291 9426.

The Woodman, Blackfen Road, Sidcup: Jun 7: Steve Lane's Red Hot Peppers, 8.30pm, £5.


Blackheath Halls, Lee Road, Blackheath: Jun 12: New Noise, 8pm, £8/£5. 020 8463 0100.

Bromley Library, Bromley High Street, Bromley: Jun 7: Morning, Noon and Night, recorded music with Eileen Taylor, noon, £1 voluntary donation.

Caligulette, High Street, Bromley: Jun 10: Live Opera. To book a table, call 020 8466 9200.

Charlton House, Charlton Road, Charlton: Jun 8: Diablus in Musica, 1pm-2pm, free. 020 8856 3951.

Christ Church, Broadway, Bexleyheath: Jun 9: The Kentones, barbershop choir, 6.30pm, £4.50. 020 8301 4726.

Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon: Jun 13: Julian Lloyd Webber and the Philharmonia Orchestra, 8pm, £7.50-£22.

Ripley Arts Centre, Sundridge Avenue, Bromley: Jun 9: Quest Music Group presents Bizet, Brilliant Failure, 8pm. 020 8464 1324.

St Bartholomew's Church, Westwood Hill, Sydenham: Jun 10: The Orchestra of St Bartholomew, 7.45pm, £12/£6. 020 7564 5756.

St Laurence Centre, Bromley Road, Catford: Jun 7: A Capital Offence music of Alan Berg, recorded music, 7.30pm, £3/£2. 020 8857 7078.

Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks: Jun 12: Choral Concert with Sevenoaks Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, £4.50-£9. 01732 450175.

Tyler Theatre, Eltham Green School, Eltham: Jun 6-9: Intimate Opera Club opera night, 7.30pm, £8/£6. 020 8304 4742.


Dartford Working Men's Club, Essex Road, Dartford: Jun 12: Dartford Folk Club presents Duck Baker, 8.30pm. 01322 222553.

White Hart, High Street, Orpington: Jun 14: Orpington Folk Club singers and musicians night, 8.15pm. 01689 837778.

White Hart, Eltham High Street, Eltham: Thurs: Traditional Irish Session, musicians welcome, 8.30pm, free. 020 8850 1562.

The Woodman, Lee High Road: Sun: Traditional Irish Session, musicians welcome, 8.30pm, free. 020 8852 3185.

Woolwich Catholic Club, Beresford Street, Woolwich: Jun 14: Calamity Jane's CMC presents Mel Paul and Mary Lacy, 8pm. 01322 221099.


Bickley School of Dancing, St Augustines Avenue, Bickley: Mon/Thur: Salsa; Tue/Fri/Sun: Latin American and ballroom; Sat: children's classes. 020 8467 7899.

Carolina Country Music Club, Pickhurst Infants School, Pickhurst Lane, West Wickham: Jun 8: Mc Bailey; Wed: Line dance lessons, 7.30pm-10pm. 020 8462 5314.

Charlton Conservative Club, Charlton Church Lane, Charlton: Jun 13: Ceroc, beginners 8pm, freestyle 9.30pm-11pm, £3.50. 020 8317 3926.

Crofton Main Hall, York Rise, Orpington: Mon: Calgary Stampede American Line Dancers all levels, 8pm. 01689 876940.

Comrades Club, Brighton Road, Coulsdon: Sun: The Cat Club rock 'n' roll, swing and jive lessons plus social, 8pm, £3. 020 8651 4916.

Gravesend Rugby Club, Milton Road, Gravesend: Tue: Western Dance lessons with Boots and Bones CWDC, 7.30pm-10pm. 020 8303 7209.

Greenwich Dance Agency, Royal Hill, Greenwich: Salsa, Latin and Capoeira. 020 8293 9741.

Hayes Village Hall, Hayes Street, Hayes: Mon: Tea Dance, 2pm-4pm, £2.50 inc refreshments: Wed: Mississippi Line Dancers, beginners 7pm, intermediate 8.15pm-10pm. 020 8461 2355.

Keston Village Hall, Heathfield Road, Keston: Tue: Calgary Stampede American Line Dancers classes, 8pm. 01689 876940.

Langley Rooms, The Green Man, Bromley Road, Catford: Thurs: Stirrups Line dancing all levels, 7.30pm, £3.50. 020 7695 6613/020 8697 7623.

Ripley Arts Centre, Sundridge Avenue, Bromley: Tue & Fri: Ripley Academy of Dance and Drama, 4pm. 01689 860615.

Sahara Club, Lewisham High Street, Lewisham: Weds: Salsa Class and club, beginners 7.30pm-8.30pm, intermediates 8.30pm-9.30pm, Salsa Club 9.30pm-11.30pm. 020 8690 4036.

Starlight Dance Centre, Streatham High Road, Streatham: Thurs: Ballroom, Latin, Salsa and Mambo beginners classes, 8pm. 020 8893 9656.

St Andrews Church Hall, Court Road, Mottingham: Mon, Tue & Thurs: Line dancing, £3/£4. 020 8289 9009.

St Joseph's Community Centre, Commerell Street, Greenwich: Weds/Sun: Irish dancing for children. 020 8859 7405/07866 572509.

St Nicholas Hall, Leamington Avenue, Orpington: Tue: Ballroom and Latin classes for beginners and improvers; Wed: intermediate line dancing; Sat: children's ballroom, Latin and disco. 01689 822702.

Small Hall, Crofton Halls, York Rise, Orpington: Wed: English Country Dancing, 7.45pm-10.15pm, £1.40. 020 8777 3336/020 8859 1545.

The Albany, Steynton Avenue, Bexley: Jun 16: Belly dancing, 10.30am-12.30pm, £7/£5. 020 8692 4446; Thurs: Salsa class for beginners, 8pm. 01322 385795.

The Studio, Beckenham Road, Beckenham: Wed: Classical Arabic dance, 5.45pm-6.45pm and 7pm-8pm, £5/accompanied children £2.50. 020 8906 3865; Sat: Bodygroove. 020 8325 8540.

The Coney Suite, The Warren, Croydon Road, Hayes: Wed: Calgary Stampede American Line Dancers beginners 7.30pm, intermediates, 8.30pm. 01689 876940.

Whitfield Hall, United Reformed Church, Widmore Road, Bromley: Wed: Belly dancing with Nuala, 10am. 07770 820935.

Woodville Halls, Woodville Gardens, Gravesend: Jun 8: Summer Barn Dance, 8pm, £8/£5. 01474 337459/60.

Village Hall, High Street, St Mary Cray: Thurs: Western Dance line and partner lessons, 8pm. 020 8466 5885.


Club Fusion, Wellington Street, Woolwich: Fri: Banged Out, with DJ Mr G playing garage, RnB and commercial house, from £2; Sat: 25 for over-25s, ladies £12/gents £15, free bar. 020 854 3933.

Deja Vu, London Road, Swanley: Thur: Pure with DJ Martin Good, over-24s, 9pm-2am, £3/£4; Fri: Peaches and Cream with DJ Steve Facey, 9pm-2am, £6/£7.50; Sat: Gorgeous chart and dance with DJs Martin Good and Jason Elliot, 9pm-2am, £6/£7.50. 01322 614321.

Library Bar@Zen, Essex Road, Dartford: Fri: The Session, with DJs Gary Baker and Jonesey, 9pm, £6; Sat: Essential, with Paul Moon and Jonesey, 9pm, £6. 01322 222423.

Paradise Bar, New Cross Road, New Cross: Sun: Hipster Flipster jazz/funk, 7.30pm until late, £3/£2. 020 8692 1530.

The Bizznis, Spital Street, Dartford: Thurs: Absolutely Perfect, UK Garage with Steve King, 8pm-2am, £3. 01322 225995.

The Rivoli Ballroom, Brockley Road, Crofton Park: Fri: Mingles, over-30s dance party, 8.30pm, £4. 01322 225995.

TJ's, Woolwich New Road, Woolwich: Thurs: Dance classics and house and garage with the Slammin' FM crew and guests, 10pm-4am, free; Fri: Urban House with Paul, Mark and guests, 10pm-4am: Sat: Tony Ray, Micky B and guests play house and garage, 10pm-4am.

The Scene, Old Kent Road, New Cross: Fri: Quality 4 to the floor, US and UK garage with Jesse James and Billy Fritz plus guests, 9pm-3am, gents £10/ladies £9. 07971 979355.

The Venue, Clifton Rise, New Cross: Fri and Sat: Freak Out and Face The Music five levels of pop, party, commercial dance, indie, alternative classics and disco, 8pm-4am, £6 Fri/£8 Sat/£3 NUS/nurses before 10pm. 020 8692 4077.

Zen, Essex Road, Dartford: Thurs: Cheeky with DJ Lush and MC Rookie and guest MCs weekly ; Fri: H&G, DJs Jonesey, Masterstepz, Lush and MC Rookie and guest DJs. £6 before 10.30pm/£8 after; Sat: Essential with DJ Jonesey and Kel Sweeney. £6 before 10.30pm/£8 after. NUS £2 off all admission. 01322 222423.


Beckenham Theatre, Bromley Road, Beckenham: Jun 10: Open readings Abelard and Heloise, by Ronald Millar, 7pm, free. 020 8650 9971.

Crofton Halls, York Rise, Orpington: Jun 11: Introduction to the brass memorials of Mediaeval and Tudor England, 2pm. 01689 832911.

Great Hall, Bromley Civic Centre, Kentish Way, Bromley: Jun 13: John Nash master architect, 8pm. 020 8650 9041.

St Mary's Centre, Ladywell Road, Lewisham: Jun 11: Introduction to Buddhist Meditation, 7pm, £3 donation. 020 8690 8778.

The Duke, Bexley Road, Northumberland Heath: Second Wednesday of the month: NW Kent Science Fiction Society meetings, 8.30pm, free. www.concatenation.org

Tracey Wye