FOOTBALL’S COMING HOME
Artist Gustavo Nénão has added to the graffiti in Waterloo’s Leake St Tunnel with a timely new World Cup themed urban artwork depicting England football player Harry Kane. Last month marked phase one of the opening of the Leake Street Arches. Eight former railway arches next to the famous Graffiti Tunnel in Waterloo have been brought back to life with a collection of independent bars, restaurants and entertainment spaces.
THREE BILLBOARDS ON THE ROOF
The Rooftop Cinema in Peckham is screening Camberwell-born filmmaker Martin McDonaugh’s Oscar-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri on August 1 (8:45pm) as part of its Women in Film series. The film’s star Frances McDormand won an Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award for her turn as a hardened woman seeking justice for her daughter’s unsolved murder. Tickets: £15.95-£27.95. rooftopfilmclub.com
ALL THAT JAMAICAN JAZZ
Celebrate Jamaican Independence Day at the Hideaway with bassist and bandleader Gary Crosby. Returning to the Streatham venue, Jazz Jamaica, which Crosby founded in 1991, combines ska classics, jazz, and reggae vibes. Saturday 4 August at 9:30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets: £25. www.hideawaylive.co.uk
A MONSTER OF A FESTIVAL
The world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course lands in Surrey Quays for family festival Monstrous on July 29. The Beast is the ultimate bouncy castle at 272metres long. Within the festival, aimed at 4-14 year olds, there’s also a prince and princess unicorn land, Raver Tots warehouse bubble rave, Hello Kitty Club, Circus workshop, farm yard, arts and crafts, glitter and face painting studio, arcade alley, roller disco, streetfood and plenty more. Day pass: £39 (10am-6pm) or £28.50 for morning session/afternoon session. Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 7PJ. www.monstrouscreations.co.uk
In a new Escape Game, Pie and Mash shop owner Albert Bow is missing and participants join a special task force assigned to investigate his disappearance. Featuring Do Stuff’s signature immersive environments and ingeniously clever puzzles, the Pie and Mash shop challenges gamers to solve physical and mental puzzles in a 60 minute race against the clock, in order to uncover Albert’s fate. From the team behind last year’s hit escape game Hostage Hideout, Do Stuff return with a quintessentially London-centric, escape room experience that reflects the people, stories and traditions of the city they call home. The Grove, 279 Battersea Park Road, SW11 4NE. Phone: 020 7627 2923. August 1-9 at 12 noon.