Gig at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

For those who like green spaces and acoustic music, British folk duo Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith are playing a gig at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses on 8 July (6pm-9pm). The gardens will have a botanical bar serving drinks and snacks from 6pm. Tickets are from £3-10 and can be purchased here


Horniman Museum

Design: Ralph Appelbaum Associates

This summer the Horniman Museum is opening a new anthropology exhibit called the World Gallery and will be hosting two months of events to celebrate from 8 July – 2 September including: the Festival of Dance (8 July), a late night at the new gallery (19 July), and the band Kabantu at sunset (26 July). Most events are free, more information here.


Fingerprint bouquets at Unicorn Theatre

Stop and smell the flowers with these fingerprint flower crafts. Designed for children 18 months – three years of age, children and parents can join the Unicorn Theatre for this craft day on either 14 or 28 July. The event is free, more information here


ZooNation Youth Company

Join the Southbank Centre and ZooNation Youth Company on 28 July (7:30pm) for a hip hop performance created by and for young people. ZooNation is a hip hop group made up of 8-21 year-olds from all over the UK. Tickets are £15-20 and can be purchased here


Shakespeare’s Telling Tales Festival

Photo: Cesare De Giglio

The Globe Theatre is bringing together storytellers, performers, and authors to put on its third annual Telling Tales family festival from July 27 – 29. Titles include Othello Storytelling, Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, as well as Celebrating the Harry Potter Books. Tickets range from £7-20. Events are suitable for a variety of ages, more info and tickets here.