Guide to what’s on in London in June 2017

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Bubbly, wine and vermouth at London Wine Week

Summer is here at last so London is in full celebration mode as it embraces the long days and the hot-ish weather. The festival calendar is in full swing with a host of alfresco fun on around town. The first few days of June are half-term holidays, so expect to see lots of family-friendly events on around town.

Click here for a guide to London’s music festivals this summer.

For London’s pop-up and open-air cinemas this summer, click here.

  • 1 – 4 JuneSundance Film Festival – London

The Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, comes to London to showcase the best of independent movies, featuring UK and International feature film premieres, 15 shorts and special events. Individual tickets from £16 (£12 Picturehouse members) or festival passes for £150. Picturehouse Central, corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Great Windmill Street, Piccadilly, W1D 7DH. Nearest station: Piccadilly Circus. For more information and tickets, visit the Picturehouse website.

  • 1 – 30 June : London Festival Of Architecture

A month long celebration of architecture, with this year’s theme being ‘memory’. Featuring talks, installations, tours, exhibitions, open studios, film screenings, debates and conferences. At various venues around town. For more information, visit the London Festival of Architecture website.

  • 1 – 30 June : London Food Month

The Evening Standard presents the UK’s biggest food festival, featuring hundreds of events across the capital. Among the highlight includes a pop-up Night Market (7 – 18 June) in Perks Field in Kensington Gardens featuring food and drink stalls and live entertainment. For more information, visit the London Food Month website.

  • 2 – 3 June : Mindful Living

Learn about the art of mindfulness and meditation and how it can help you in your life. Featuring keynote speakers Ruby Wax, Sharon Salzberg, Ed Halliwell, Katie Warriner and Etienne Scott MBE. Tickets: £32-£72. Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, N1 0QH. Nearest station: Angel. For more information, visit the show website.

  • 2 – 4 June : Stoke Newington Literary Festival

A festival featuring readings, workshops and performances at venues across the suburb. Speakers include Tom Overton, Michael Rosen, Janet Ellis, Bee Wilson, Fernando Sdrigotti, Zoe Adjonyoh, Lopè Ariyo, Alex Bellos, AL Kennedy, Kate Pankhurst, Michael Goldfarb, and many more. Tickets range from free to £10. Venues include Clissold Park, Abney Public Hall, Stoke Newington Town Hall, St Paul’s Church Hall, Unitarian Chapel, Abney Park Cemetery and William Patten School. For more information and tickets, visit the Stoke Newington Literary Festival website.

  • 2 – 10 June : Brockley Street Art Festival

One week long celebration of street art, featuring local, national and international talent. Featuring activities for adults and children alike, including colouring competition, mural painting, live DJs and talks. Various venues around Brockley, SE4. Nearest station: Honor Oak Park, Crofton Park or Brockley. For more information, visit the Brockley Street Art Festival website.

  • 2 – 10 June : Brockley Max

Nine-day community arts festival featuring live music, dance, craft markets, poetry, art installations, film screenings, workshops, talks, interactive games and more. At venues across Brockley, Ladywell, Crofton Park and Honor Oak. For more information, visit the Brockley Max website.

  • 2 – 14 July : Zoo Nights

London Zoo are hosting late summer evening openings for adults-only on Fridays through June. As well as getting to see the animals without the presence of screaming children, you’ll also get to enjoy the zoo lit up in neon, take part in Zooniversity Challenge or follow a forensics trail. There will also be entertainment and a world food market. 6-10pm. Tickets: £17.50. London Zoo, Outer Circle (Regent’s Park), NW1 4RY. Nearest stations: Camden Town or Regent’s Park. For more information and booking, visit the Zoological Society London website.

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Be a big kid at London Zoo’s late night opening

  • 2 June – 28 July : Pavilion Lates @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

A series of late night Friday events at the 200-year-old gallery and its temporary summer pavilion. 6pm-10pm every Friday except 7 July. Free entry, but you must reserve a place in advance. Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 7AD. Nearest station: West Dulwich or North Dulwich. To find out more, visit the DPG website. For Metro Girl’s review of a Pavilion Late event, click here.

  • 2 June – 2 July : East End Film Festival

For its 16th year, the East End Film Festival has been spread out to five weekends. Featuring screenings, Q&As, a Twin Peaks-themed ball and more. At venues across East London, including a Masonic temple. For more information, visit the East End Film Festival website.

  • 3 June : Carnaby Street Eat Food Festival

Food and drink festival in Carnaby, with the area’s restaurants and bars serving signature and on-trend dishes and cocktails. Featuring offerings from Island Poké, Le Bab, Dishoom, Jinjuu, Cahoots, Ugly Dumpling and Darjeeling Express. 12pm-6pm. Free entry. Carnaby Street, Soho, W1. Nearest station: Piccadilly Circus or Oxford Circus. For more information, visit the Carnaby London website.

  • 3 June : Blitz Party

Step back in time to the 1940s for a themed night of patriotic revelry, featuring swing dancing, big band music, cocktails, performers, dance classes and vintage makeovers. Dress code: 1940s glam, home front utility clothing and allied uniform. 8pm until late. Tickets from £30. In a secret East London bunker, with location revealed near the time. For more information, visit The Blitz Party website.

  • Now until 4 June : Merge Festival

The annual arts, music and performance festival returns to Bankside, drawing upon the area’s heritage and contemporary culture. Events include the world’s first artist-designed bumper car arena, summer shorts at the Caravan theatre, slapstick sports day, Chaplin film screenings, Alice’s Adventures in Bankside and many more. For more information, visit the Merge Festival website.

  • 5 – 11 June : London Wine Week

A week long celebration of wine from the same people behind London Cocktail Week. Featuring pop-ups, tastings, wine tours, masterclasses and other events. Buy a £10 wristband so you can take part in £5 wine taster flights and discounts and deals. For wristbands, visit the London Wine Week website.

  • 6 June : Candlelight Opening @ Sir John Soane’s Museum

Late-night opening of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, the former home of the 19th century architect, which is full of his sculptures, painting and antiquities. First 200 visitors in the queue at 5.30pm guaranteed entry, After that it will be one-out, one-in until 8pm. 6-9pm. Free. Sir John’s Soane Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Holborn, WC2A 3BP. Nearest station: Holborn. For more information, visit the Sir John’s Soane Museum website.

  • 7 June : Royal Opera House BP Big Screens

Watch the Royal Ballet’s The Dream; Symphonic Variations; and Marguerite and Armand live on the big screens in Trafalgar Square, The Scoop @ London Bridge and General Gordon Square in Woolwich. Simply bring a cushion or blanket and find a spot. 7.30pm onwards. Free. For more information, visit the Royal Opera House website.

  • 8 – 11 June : London on Water

Yachting and boating vessel showcasing the best yachts and boats available to buy, lease or rent. A Mariners’ Retail Village will be selling nautical goods, while the Americas Cup races will be screened from Bermuda. Free entry. St Katharine Docks, 50 St Katharine’s Way, E1W 1LA. Nearest station: Tower Hill or Tower Gateway. For more information, visit the LondonOnWater website.

  • 9 – 11 June : Polo In The Park

Bringing polo from the country estates into London. As well as watching the polo, there is plenty of entertainment and food and drink venues, including Mahiki Bar; Lanson Champagne Garden; MINT Bar and Garden, Pimm’s Bus, street food market, luxury shopping village and Little Hooves Kids Club. Tickets: £15-£47.50 (adults), £10 (children). Hurlingham Park, Fulham, SW6 3RH. Nearest station: Putney Bridge or Parson’s Green. For more information and tickets, visit Chestertons Polo In The Park’s website. To read about Metro Girl’s visit to Polo In The Park, check out this post.

  • 9 – 11 June : Carters Steam Fair @ Walthamstow

The vintage travelling funfair sets up camp in East London, featuring rides from the late 19th century to the 1960s. Open Fri 4-10pm; Sat 12-10pm and Sun 12-8pm. Free admission. Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4PP. Nearest station: Walthamstow Central. For more information, visit the Carters Steam Fair website.

  • 9 – 18 June : Meltdown

This year’s Meltdown Festival is curated by M.I.A. Acts include Young M.A., Tommy Genesis, Young Fathers, Soulwax, Afrikan Boy, Block Party with Rinse FM, Giggs, Yung Lean, Princess Nokia, Hip-Hop Karaoke, Crystal Castles and more. Ticket prices vary. Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1 8XX. Nearest station: Waterloo or Embankment. For booking, visit the Southbank Centre website.

  • 10 June : Emerald Street Literary Festival

A one-day literary festival for interesting women. Featuring talks from Kate Mosse, Clare Longrigg, Richard Skinner, Daisy Johnson, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Coco Khan, Sabrina Mahfouz, Beth Underdown, Syd Moore, Elif Shafak and Robin Dalton. 11am-6.30pm. Tickets: £4-£10. Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, Kensington, SW7 2AR. Nearest station: Knightsbridge, Gloucester Road or High Street Kensington. For tickets, visit the Emerald Street website.

  • 10 June : World Naked Bike Ride

Protest against car dependency and oil dependency by riding your bike to Wellington Arch from one of seven start points. Starting times between 1pm and 2.30pm. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

  • 10 June : Seven Dials Fashion Feast

The streets of Seven Dials will be closed to traffic for a one-day celebration of food and shopping, featuring over 100 shops and restaurants. Featuring a pop-up demo kitchen with demonstrations from top foodies and chefs, summer lawn, deckchairs, free G&Ts, live music, styling station, outdoor barbering, spin performance, tea garden, free ice cream, and store discounts. 12-5pm. Free entry. Seven Dials, Covent Garden, WC2H. Nearest station: Leicester Square or Covent Garden. To sign up for your free discount card, visit the Seven Dials website. For more information, read Metro Girl’s blog post on the event.

  • 10 – 11 June : Junipalooza

An event dedicated to gin, featuring over 40 ginsmiths from the UK and around the world, masterclasses, cocktail bar and a chance to buy direct from the makers. 11am-8pm. Tickets: £30 (includes samples). Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Wapping, E1W 2SF. Nearest station: Wapping or Shadwell. For more information, visit the Gin Foundry website.

  • 10 – 18 June : Camberwell Arts Festival

Nine day festival celebrating the arts and creative talent of Camberwell, with this year’s focus being participation. Featuring exhibitions, open studios, interactive evensong, comedy, blues party, summer fair, guided walks and much more. For more information, visit the Camberwell Arts Festival website.

  • 12 – 18 June : Crystal Palace Overground Festival

Community arts festival featuring live music and DJs, food and craft stalls, arts workshops, yoga, walks, sports and children’s activities. Takes place in various venues around the Crystal Palace triangle. Nearest station: Crystal Palace. For more information, visit the festival website.

  • 12 – 18 June : Floating Fitness

A week long event featuring yoga, pilates, meditation and paddleboarding classes on the brand new Floating Pocket Park on the Grand Union canal. 1pm daily. Free, but book a space and bring your own workout gear. Merchant Square, Paddington Basin, W2 1JS. Nearest station: Paddington. For more information, visit the Merchant Square website.

  • 14 – 15 June : Beating Retreat

An evening pageant of music, horses, cannons and fireworks against the backdrop of St James’s Park and Horse Guards Parade. A military precision drill from the Household Division in the week preceding Trooping The Colour. 8pm. Tickets from £16.50. Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, SW1A 2AX. Nearest station: Charing Cross, Embankment or Westminster. For more information, visit the Household Division’s website.

  • 14 – 18 June : Taste Of London

The hugely popular food festival returns to Regent’s Park. As well as a host of different cuisines to try, there’s also the chance to attend workshops and talks by Tom Kerridge, Will Bowlby, Francesco Mazzei, Michael Reid, Jose Pizarro, Vivek Singh and more. Tickets: £17-£28. Regent’s Park, NW1 4NR. Nearest station: Regent’s Park or Great Portland Street. For more information and tickets, visit the Taste Of London website. For a post on a previous year’s Taste Of London, click here.

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Listen to cooking tips from top chefs at Taste of London

  • 15 June : RSC Live

Watch the RSC perform William Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra live from Stratford-upon-Avon on the big screen. 7pm (doors 6.30pm). Tickets: £10. East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14 5NX. Nearest station: Canary Wharf.  For more information, visit the Canary Wharf website.

  • 16 – 18 June : Gelato Festival

Fans of traditional Italian ice cream are in for a treat as the Gelato Festival tour stops in London for 2 days. Try a host of flavours and vote for your favourite. Tickets: £7-£10. Old Spitalfields Market, Spitalfields, E1 6EW. Nearest station: Liverpool Street or Shoreditch High Street. For more information, visit the Gelato Festival website.

  • 16 – 17 June : Maynards Bassetts’ Sweet Art Gallery

Maynards Bassetts are opening a pop-up art gallery for two days only, featuring artwork inspired by and made from their sweets. Guests will be able to create their own works of art and sample some of the sweet treats from the ultimate floor to ceiling pick ‘n’ mix. Free entry, but book a place to guarantee entry. Sweet Art Gallery, 70 Berwick Street, Soho, W1F 8TA. Nearest station: Oxford Circus or Piccadilly Circus. To register for a place, visit Eventbrite.

  • 17 June : Highgate’s Fair In The Square

Spring fair featuring entertainment, children’s activities, stalls, food and drink and live music in Highgate. 12.30-5.30pm. Free entry. Pond Square, Highgate Village, N6 6BS. Nearest station: Highgate. For more information, visit the Fair In The Square website.

  • 17 June : Trooping The Colour

Military parade to mark the Queen’s official birthday. Parade from 10am and flypast at 1pm. Free. Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade via the Mall, Whitehall, SW1. Nearest stations: Green Park, St James’s Park or Westminster. For more information, visit the Household Division website.

  • 17 June : La Clave Fest

Latin festival featuring music, food, film, dance, sports and more. 11am-9pm. Free entry, but some events will cost. Hornsey Town Hall, The Broadway, Crouch End, N8 9JJ. Nearest station: Hornsey or Highgate. For more information, visit the website.

  • 17 – 18 June : Open Garden Squares Weekend

Two day event where over 200 private squares and community squares that are normally off-limits to the public open their doors. Tickets: £13 (advance), £15 (on the day) – gives you access to all gardens and a guidebook. For more information, visit the Open Squares website.

  • 17 – 18 June : Carters Steam Fair @ Stoke Newington

The vintage travelling funfair sets up camp in Stoke Newington, featuring rides from the late 19th century to the 1960s. Open 11am-9pm. Free admission. Clissold Park, Stoke Newington, N16 9JH. Nearest station: Stoke Newington or Arsenal. For more information, visit the Carters Steam Fair website.

  • Now until 18 June : American Dream – Pop To The Present

Look back over 60 years of the world superpower with prints from American artists including Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Kara Walker and Julie Mehretu. Tickets: Adults £16.50, Children under 16 free (w/ a paying adult). British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3DG. Nearest station: Holborn or Tottenham C2ourt Road. For more information, visit the American Dream Exhibition website.

  • 21 JuneSky High Solstice @ View From The Shard

Welcome the Summer Solstice with a special Morning Gloryville event at 800ft above London. Experience the immersive dance movement with live music and DJs as the sun rises on the longest day of the year. Featuring theatrical performances, multi-sensory meditative pyramid, face-painting, wreath making, blessings and a wishing tree. 4.15am-8.30am. Tickets: £45pp. The View From The Shard, Joiner Street, Borough, SE1 9SP. Nearest station: London Bridge. For tickets, visit Brown Paper Tickets.

  • 21 June : Food Network Ice Dream Van

Food Network will be giving commuters a sweet treat and some nostalgia. Their travelling van will be serving up free Black Jack-flavoured ice cream and stone cold ’80s pop-classics. 10am-2pm. Golden Square, Soho, W1R. Nearest station: Oxford Circus or Piccadilly Circus.

  • 21 – 24 June : GROW London

Described as a ‘hipster horticultural’ festival for those looking for contemporary style outside. Tickets: £21 (advance), £25 (on the door), including entrance to the Spirit of Summer Fair and the House Fair, also on site. Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, W14 8UX. Nearest station: Kensington Olympia. For more information, visit the House & Garden Festival website.

  • 22 – 29 June : London Indian Film Festival

Celebration of the hottest new Indian independent cinema, featuring screenings, premieres and masterclasses. BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1 8XT. Nearest station: Waterloo. For more information and tickets, visit the festival website.

  • 23 – 24 June : The Greatest Spectacle Of Lucha Libre

A celebration of Mexican wrestling, food and entertainment. Doors open 7pm. Tickets: From £20. York Hall, Bethnal Green, E2 9PJ. Nearest station: Bethnal Green. For tickets, visit the Lucha Libre World website. For more information on the event, click here.

  • 23 – 25 June : Carters Steam Fair @ Peckham Rye

The vintage travelling funfair sets up camp in Peckham Rye, featuring rides from the late 19th century to the 1960s. Open Fri 4-10pm; Sat 12-10pm and Sun 12-8pm. Free admission. Peckham Rye, SE15 3UA. Nearest station: Peckham Rye, Nunhead or East Dulwich. For more information, visit the Carters Steam Fair website.

  • 23 June – 8 July : Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Nine day celebration of free outdoor performing arts, including theatre, dance, and street arts. At various venues across Greenwich and Docklands. For more information, visit the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival website.

  • 23 June – 8 October : Serpentine Pavilion

Visit the temporary structure in the grounds of the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens. This year’s Pavilion is designed by Francis Kéré. Free to visit, but also contains a pop-up café inside. Kensington Gardens, W2 3XA. Nearest stations: Lancaster Gate, Knightsbridge or South Kensington. For more information, visit the Serpentine Gallery website. For Metro Girl’s post on last year’s Pavilion, click here.

  • 24 – 25 June : West End Live

The castmembers of some of the West End’s biggest shows perform live in Trafalgar Square over the weekend for free. Sat: 11am-6pm, Sun: 12-6pm. Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N 5DN. Nearest stations: Charing Cross, Piccadilly Circus or Leicester Square. For more information, visit the West End Live website.

  • 24 June : Summer Fest

A new East London festival combining sport and craft beer. Featuring matches and tournaments with prizes on offer, DJs, food and plenty of craft beer. 12pm-7pm. Free entry. Leyton Jubilee Park, Seymour Road, Leyton, E10 7BL. Nearest station: Leyton or Lea Bridge. For more information, visit the Waltham Forest council website.

  • 24 June – 9 July : Pride In London

Two week festival celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. Featuring music, talks, screenings, walks and performances. The highlight is the free parade on 8 July from Portland Place (Regent Street) 1pm to Whitehall (ending approx. 4.30pm). For more information, visit the Pride London website.

  • 25 June : London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Forty dragon boat teams will race at the London Regatta Centre in Docklands. As well the race, the free festival includes martial arts displays, live East West music festival, traditional lion and dragon dancing, a Hong Kong food festival, cultural festival and children’s games. 10am-5pm. Free. Nearest station: Royal Albert (DLR). For more information, visit the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival website. For Metro Girl’s blog post on the festival, click here.

  • 25 June – 2 July : Hampstead Summer Festival

The festival takes place in and around Hampstead, including the Big Fair on Heath Street (2 July), open art competitions, poetry, art and literacy events, pub quizzes and more. Many activities are free. For more information, visit the Hampstead Summer Festival website.

  • 27 June – June 2018 : Sculpture In The City 2017/2018

Free public art exhibition, bringing contemporary pieces to the streets and spaces of the City of London. At various sites around the Square Mile. Nearest stations: Fenchurch Street, Monument or Liverpool Street. For more information and a map of the artworks, visit the City Of London’s official website.

  • Now until 28 June : Endless presents The Royal Variety Adornments

Street artist Endless The Artist is hosting his first solo exhibition of the year, an alternative and modern-day celebration of our British monarchy. Open daily 10am-8pm. Chelsea Waterside Artspace, Hepworth Court, Gatliff Road, Chelsea, SW1W 8QP. Nearest station: Sloane Square or Battersea Park. For more information, visit the Chelsea Waterside website.

  • 28 – 30 June : Festibowl

The inaugural Festibowl is a festival of lawn bowling. There will also be DJs, street food and cocktails. Tickets from £25. Finsbury Square, City of London, EC2A. Nearest stations: Moorgate, Liverpool Street or Old Street. For tickets, visit the Festibowl website. Check out Metro Girl’s blog post on Festibowl here.

  • 29 June : Big Board Games

Step back to your childhood with huge versions of your favourite board games, including Twister, Hungry Hippos, Operation, Foot Pool, Skittle Alley and Kerplunk! 12pm-2pm. Free. The Lawn, Paddington Basin, W2 1JS. Nearest station: Paddington. For more information, visit the Merchant Square website.

  • 29 June – 5 July : Masterpiece London

An imaginative art and antiques fair for traditional and contemporary. Featuring a week of cultural, culinary and social experiences. Tickets from £28. Royal Hospital, Chelsea, SW3 4SL. Nearest station: Sloane Square. For more information, visit the Masterpiece London website.

  • 30 June – 2 July : Carters Steam Fair @ Hornsey

The vintage travelling funfair sets up camp in Hornsey, featuring rides from the late 19th century to the 1960s. Open 11am-9pm. Free admission. Priory Park, Hornsey, N8 8QR. Nearest station: Hornsey. For more information, visit the Carters Steam Fair website.

  • Now until 29 August : Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

An exhibition to commemorate 100 years since the Russian Revolution by looking a propaganda from both sides. Including a first edition of the Communist Manifesto and Lenin’s handwritten application for a Reader Pass. Open Mon, Wed-Fri: 9.30am-6pm, Tues 9.30am-8pm, Sat 9,30am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Tickets: £13.50 (free for members). PACCAR Gallery, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB. Nearest station: Euston, King’s Cross or St Pancras. For booking, visit the British Library website.

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The purple cow returns to the South Bank for the Underbelly Festival

  • Now until 30 September : Underbelly Festival

The usual Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground have merged to form the summer-long Underbelly Festival. Featuring comedy, circus, cabaret and family shows at affordable prices in the inflatable upside down cow venue, international street food, open-air bar. Festival grounds open daily until 11pm. Ticket prices for show vary, but a majority are under £20, free entry to festival grounds. Jubilee Gardens (off Belvedere Road), South Bank, SE1 8XX. Nearest station: Waterloo. For more information and tickets, visit the Underbelly Festival website. To find out about the Black Cat Cabaret show at Underbelly, click here.

  • Now until 3 September : Star Wars Identities

Star Wars fans are in for a treat as over 200 costumes, props, models and artwork from the franchise are displayed in a special exhibition. Find your own Star Wars character in an interactive quest. Open 10am-6pm. Tickets: Adults £20-£25. Children £10-£15. The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 0DX. Nearest station: North Greenwich. For more information, visit the Star Wars Identities website.

  • Now until 3 September : The Art Of The Brick – DC Super Heroes

Lego artist Nathan Sawaya has created an exhibition of Lego sculptures of Super Heroes and Villains including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker and Harley Quinn. Open Sun-Wed 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-7pm. Tickets: Adults £16.50, Child £11. The exhibition is in a temporary structure on the corner of Upper Ground and Cornwall Road, South Bank, SE1 9PP. Nearest station: Waterloo. For booking, visit the Art Of The Brick website. For a review of the previous Art Of The Brick exhibition, click here.

  • Now until 10 September : Painted Hall Ceiling Tours

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College is undergoing a huge restoration. For a limited time only, visitors will be able to ascend 60ft to see the painted ceiling up close. Times vary. Tickets: Adults £10, Children £5. Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 9NN. Nearest station: Greenwich, Maze Hill or Cutty Sark (DLR). To book, visit the Old Royal Naval College website. Read Metro Girl’s review of the tour here.

  • Now 23 September : Alice’s Adventures Underground

Award-winning immersive theatre experience returns to The Vaults. Choose between Adventures In Wonderland for 5-10 years old and Alice’s Adventures Underground for 11 plus and adults. Tickets for Adventures In Wonderland: Adults £26.50, Children £15.50. Tickets for Alice’s Adventures Underground: Adults £39-£54. The Vaults, Launcelot Street (off Lower Marsh), Waterloo, SE1 7AD. Nearest station: Waterloo. For more information and booking, visit the Alice’s Adventures Underground website. For Metro Girl’s review of Alice’s Adventures Underground, click here.

  • Now until 1 October : The World Of Anna Sui

Exhibition featuring over 100 looks from the American fashion designer’s archives dating back to 1991. Open Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm (or 8pm on Thurs), Sun 11am-5pm. Tickets: Adults £9.90, Concessions £7.70. Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, Bermondsey, SE1 3XF. Nearest station: London Bridge. For booking, visit the Fashion and Textile Museum’s website.

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