And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…
EVENT: Notting Hill Carnival | Notting Hill | 30-31 Aug (pictured)
The Notting Hill Carnival! You know the Notting Hill Carnival. Two days of carnival action in Notting Hill, filling the streets of West London with colour since 1966. Go down, dance, eat and soak up the atmosphere. Details and tickets here. And check out our sister site CMU’s preview here.
THEATRE: Quills And Crosses | The Gatehouse | 30 Aug
Mathias is an up and coming merchant in Tudor England who wishes to escape his religious background by embracing the tradesmen’s life and reap the rewards. But when the monasteries are under threat from the Act of Supremacy he suddenly finds a need to reconnect with his father. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: This Heaven | Finborough Theatre | 30 Aug – 15 Sep
The European premiere of Nakkiah Lui’s ‘This Heaven’. Set in Mount Druitt, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, Sissy Gordon’s father, an Aboriginal man and pillar of the community, has died in police custody. Suddenly justice seems to have been taken away, and as anger spreads into the streets Sissy has to decide what is her next step. Details and tickets here.