Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 10-12 May
From a cheese festival to a modern twist on The Wind in the Willows on stage, here’s our top picks for what’s on this weekend
We Love Cheese at Battersea Power Station
A festival for those with a penchant for all things dairy, this event at Battersea Power Station will be celebrating all different types of cheeses. There will be live music, performances and entertainment, plus a competition where local and national producers battle it out for the coveted cheese cup.
11-12 May; 12pm-5pm; £9
STELLA Live at the Saatchi Gallery
To celebrate all things STELLA Magazine, the special event, STELLA Live, will bring the glossy pages to life at the Saatchi Gallery in the heart of Chelsea. Guests can expect a host of speakers including the likes of Davina McCall and Bryony Gordon, plus workshops and demonstrations. Enjoy a complimentary goody bag and pick up a host of beauty products along the way.
MoonWalk on Clapham Common
Clapham Common will be playing host to the 22nd MoonWalk – a charity event that has grown year on year with the hope of taking on breast cancer. Participants will be defiantly walking through the capital at night to raise awareness, dressed in all sorts of fancy dress. Head along the route to support the marchers or take part yourself.
11-12 May; 8.30pm-2am; free
In The Willows at New Wimbledon Theatre
The classic story of The Wind in the Willows will be brought to the stage of New Wimbledon Theatre and given a fun and modern twist. Kids will love the element of choreographed street dance from the award-winning Rhimes Lecointe and the exceptionally funny script which brings the characters to life.
9-11 May; see website for times; from £13
Silent disco walking tours of Wandsworth
As part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe, Guru Dudu will be leading silent disco walking tours from Battersea Arts Centre. The tours will be both informative and fun as you learn about the local community while exploring the medium of dance. Read our other top picks of the fringe festival.
12 May; 4pm-4.50pm; £15
In The Night Garden at New Victoria Theatre
Join the Night Garden pals live for their brand new production, In The Night Garden, where they get up to mischief and go on all sorts of adventures. Catch the production live this weekend at New Victoria Theatre, Woking
11-12 May; 1pm & 4pm; from £15.90
Wimbledon Village May Open Home
Interior and home showrooms across Wimbledon Village will be opening their doors this weekend. Head along for a chance to meet the makers, designers and more. Read about the companies taking part here.
11-12 May; see website for times
Worple Art Group spring exhibition
Discover more than 200 affordable and original paintings and prints by local artists exhibiting at St Mark’s Church in Wimbledon. Visitors will be able to buy originals and get to find out about Worple Art Group and how to get invovled.
11 May; 10am-5.30pm; free