The best things to do this weekend, 21-23 June

The best things to do this weekend, 21-23 June

Our top picks of what you can get up to: theatre in Richmond, riverside tapas in Battersea, music in Sutton, an exhibition in Guildford and outdoor family fun in Morden Hall Park…

Pictured: Brindisa


Drop the Dead Donkey

Richmond Theatre, last performance on 22 June

The original cast of the iconic TV series have come together in a brand-new live stage show featuring their famous characters. Full of razor-sharp wit and classic British humour, the production is written by the same award-winning team behind the smash-hit series.




This riverside tapas restaurant, located just beside an impressive view of the glorious Power Station, is the perfect location for a weekend dinner treat. The menu offers up a well-curated selection of delectable tapas dishes, from enduring classics of patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola to seasonal surprises like goats’ curd-stuffed piquillo peppers with mojo verde. On a warm evening you can enjoy their outdoor seating which opens out into a stunning view of the river.


Mike Garry & The Cassia String Quartet

The Sound Lounge, Sutton, 21 June

Mike Garry & The Cassia String Quartet are coming to The Sound Lounge for one night only. This collaboration between a poet and classical musicians has produced 3 UK number one hits and performed at some of the biggest UK festivals. Having recently finished their new album, ‘Handwritten Miracles’ they are bringing their unique sound to Sutton!

Art & Culture

Hiroko Imada

Watts Contemporary Gallery, Guildford

Step into the world of woodblock printing with an installation by Japanese artist Hiroko Imada. Her work, ‘Cherry Blossoms Are Blooming’ celebrates the natural themes in the 19th century tradition of woodblock printing and demonstrates the enduring appeal of this traditional technique. She brings her international exhibition to this installation, with captivating creations on show that have previously been exhibited at the British Museum and Coventry Cathedral.

Outdoor fun

Family Craft & River Dipping

Morden Hall Park, 23 June

A morning packed with fun craft and nature activities along the River Wandle, in celebration of London Rivers Week. Children will be encouraged to create a piece of art that captures the river and wildlife. You can also sign up for a river dipping session to get a closer look at the creatures that make the Wandle their home.