What’s on guide – pick of the listings

If it’s on, get it in! Email shuz@slp.co.uk and tell us about your forthcoming events for inclusion in the what’s on guide

The Ugly Duckling

Monday 4 to Sunday 31 December . Various times. Ages 3+.
Tickets: £12 / £8 concessions  Albany Theatre, Douglas Way, Deptford
Adapted by Emma Reeves, tutti futti and York Theatre Royal, this production bring to life Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless tale. With inventive physicality and live music, this charming production plays with the importance of identity, self-worth and takes us on a journey to discover inner beauty.

Wintertime at Southbank Centre

Friday 10 November 2017 – Thursday 4 January 2018
Southbank Centre transforms into a Nordic Wonderland for Wintertime with a feast of offerings capturing the magic of winter.

ABBA: Super Troupers at the Southbank Centre from December 14, 2017 to April 29, 2018

ABBA: Super Troupers

Thursday 14 December 2017 – 29 April 2018, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre and Entertainment Exhibitions International AB, in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm bring to life the world of chart-topping Swedish pop sensation ABBA in a brand new, immersive exhibition. ABBA: Super Troupers recreates the extraordinary rise to worldwide fame and lasting legacy of Abba (Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad).


Winter Market

Friday 10 November – Saturday 30 December 2017
This year as part of Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the ever-popular Winter Market will see alpine chalets lined across Queen’s Walk offering the very best in global street food, artisan gifts and more.

Friday Gardening Club

Every Friday, ongoing, 9.30am-11.30am. Meet at the Depot, Free
Meet gardener Taye and get involved with hands-on gardening tasks including growing plants in the greenhouse, shrub bed maintenance and other park activities.
Email manager@myattsfieldspark.info

Greenhouse Growers

Tuesdays 1pm-4pm, ongoing, Greenhouse, Myatt’s Fields Park, Camberwell, Free
Join gardener Fabrice in the Greenhouse to get your green fingers going!

Dance classes

Tuesday evenings 8.30pm-9.30pm
St Luke’s Church Hall, Strathmore Road, Wimbledon Park

Disco Dance classes

Tuesday evenings from 8.30-9.30pm at St Luke’s Church Hall, Strathmore Road entrance, Wimbledon Park SW19 8BZ.
Come and learn some disco dance routines to current and retro late 1970s music.
Entry £7. Contact paulsandwell@yahoo.co.uk


December 1
Clapham Grand
Shalamar will be performing at the Clapham Grand as part of their  35th anniversary tour of the bestselling Friends album. With 22 dates scheduled, this will be the largest tour that Shalamar will have undertaken since the 1980s. They will also perform classic songs such as Take That To The Bank and The Second Time Around.
Visit www.claphamgrand.com for more.

99 Problems

Beautiful Crime Gallery
until November 6

Beautiful Crime presents a new body of work from celebrated Urban artist Day-Z in her new upcoming three-week solo show. The show brings together a collection of provocative new works surrounding themes of contemporary social and political culture.
Tickets: £14/£10 concessions. Booking: www.thealbany.org.uk 020 8692 4446.

A Woman of No Importance

November 28
Various cinemas
Live screening from London’s Vaudeville Theatre to various cinemas across London.
For more see www.oscarwildecinema.com

The Busy World is Hushed

Finborough Theatre
until November 25
The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin. Hannah, a widowed minister and Bible scholar, finds her faith at odds with that of her long estranged gay son Thomas. She has recently hired an inquisitive young writer, Brandt, to assist with her book about a newly discovered manuscript that appears to be a lost gospel, one that may predate those in the Bible itself. As she notices the chemistry brewing between Brandt and her son, she decides to risk all on an unconventional opportunity for reconciliation that has unexpected consequences for all three of them.
Stars Michael James, Mateo Oxle and Kazia Pelka. It is running at the Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 9ED.
Call box office on 0844 847 1652.


Elvis on Tour

The O2
Until February 4
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll will be hitting the O2 when a new exhibition Elvis on Tour opens on November 3.
The exhibition will showcase more than 200 artefacts from the Graceland archives, many of which will be in the UK for the very first time.
It will cover the years 1969-77 and provide an in-depth look at the world that was Elvis on tour, offering a unique insight into what drove the audiences wild.
Bringing together dozens of examples of Elvis’ costumes and stage wear along with the guitars, jewellery, posters and – for the first time – interviews with Elvis’ touring band, the exhibition will take fans into a world where millions of people watched the greatest live rock and roll shows ever staged. It runs until February 4. Visit www.elvisontourexhibition.co.uk for more.

St George’s Players

Do you want to be more involved in what we do?
Our annual general meeting for 2017 takes place at 7.30pm on Thursday at The Honor Oak.
We will review the year, look ahead to the next, and elect the committee. What we decided last year gives you a good idea of the sort of things we will discuss.

The Masters

Monoprint, Bankside Gallery
Until November 19.
The Masters is a series of technique specific exhibitions established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) over the last few years. This year’s exhibition is dedicated to Monoprint under the heading One-Off. The exhibition has been curated and selected by Morgan Doyle RE.

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