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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Until 31st May, 2014

We’ve waited and waited and it’s finally here. Roald Dahl’s infamous tale is brought to life on stage with spectacular sets and witty lyrics. The squirrels are fantastic, as are the Oompa Loompas and Mrs. Gloop. It’s a beautifully assembled production and bound to be a crowd pleaser.

VENUE: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London WC2


The Big Fair in Hampstead

Sunday until 6th July

The week long Hampstead Summer Festival kicks off with The Big Fair. There will be cheerleaders to raise everyone’s spirits, lots of workshops, donkey rides, chess tournaments, birds of prey displays, music, rides and lots of stalls. A family friendly carnival style street party with something for everyone.

VENUE: Hampstead Heath, Hampstead, London NW3


Twelfth Night at Morden Hall

A truly enjoyable open air production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night or What You Will will be performed first at Morden Hall followed by Brockwell Park from next week. A contemporary version of this bittersweet comedy ideal for slightly older explorers. Can be enjoyed with a picnic hamper on site for a very lovely evening indeed.

VENUE: Morden Hall, Morden Hall Road, Morden SM4


Mount Street Gardens Summer Fair in Mayfair

An elegant summer fair within these well tended Mayfair gardens. Traditional games, brass bands, dancing, tombola, a fancy dress parade, and a raffle with very nice prizes. There will be food and drink, but if you want to splurge on a luxe picnic, Mount Street Deli is just around the corner.

VENUE: Mount Street Gardens, Mayfair, London W1


Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Over 40 dragon boats will be racing for the finish line at this action-packed day. In addition, there will be martial arts displays, music, traditional Chinese dancing, children’s games and a raffle. The London Regatta Centre is located opposite City Airport, if you have not seen it, this is an attraction in itself.

VENUE: London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, London E16


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