Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 5-7 July

From local comedy festivals to open air art exhibitions, here’s our top picks for what’s on this weekend


Lark in the Park, Raynes Park    

Bring a picnic along for a great local celebration in Holland Gardens. This year’s picnic will entertain the local Raynes Park community with African acrobatics and drumming, Indian dancing, football for kids, a swing dance workshop, plus so much more.
7 July; 12.30pm-4.30pm; free
Holland Gardens
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Captain Fantastic at Bluebird 


Midsummer Night’s Dream at Ham House

The whimsical Shakespearean summer story, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be taking to Ham House for an al fresco production. Pack a summer picnic and enjoy the gardens in their seasonal prime.
7 July, 7pm-9pm; £16 per adult/£40 for a family
Ham House and Garden
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Gatton Country Fair 2019

Set in the beautiful countryside grounds of Gatton Park, see top notch animal displays and country crafts, plus tractor rides for kids to enjoy.
7 July; 12pm-5pm
Gatton Park
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International Youth Arts Festival

Kingston will be hosting a series of events for the annual International Youth Arts Festival. Check out our round-up for key dates for your diary and shows not to be missed.
5-14 July; see website for details
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Party in the Park in Woking

With everything from Punch and Judy stands to live music, it’s understandable why Party in the Park is one of Woking’s best-loved summertime events. Take part in the full programme of family entertainment.
6 July; 12pm-9pm; free
Woking Park
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London Pride 2019

Take to the streets for a fun-filled display of colour and glitter, with the annual Pride march celebrating everything about the LGBTQ+ community.
6 July; see website for details 
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Urban Art open air fair 2019 


Balham Comedy Festival 2019