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Critic's choice events in Wimbledon

Top Hat

  • Rated as: 4/5

The show begins a UK tour in Wimbledon from August 12. If you’re looking for a nostalgic night out – and who isn’t in these bleak modern times? – you can’t do much better than ‘Top Hat’. Dripping with class and full of old-school humour, this sassy stage version of the Astaire-Rogers 1935 musical provides a reassuringly enjoyable evening’s entertainment. The farcical plot is merely a coathanger for a multitude of Irving Berlin hits to hang off – but you don't

  1. The Broadway, SW19 1QG
  2. £20-£90.
  3. Thu Aug 21 - Sat Aug 23
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Avenue Q

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

What a bunch of Muppets! The most lovable felt creations this side of Kermit and Miss Piggy are back, stopping off at Greenwich Theatre as part of a national tour by Sell a Door Theatre Company.If you saw the West End production of ‘Avenue Q’ before it closed, there are few surprises here – they look and feel incredibly similar – but that’s not faint praise. This slickly produced revival has the same wit and energy that made the original such a hit.This is the

  1. New Wimbledon Theatre The Broadway, SW19 1QG
  2. Tue Aug 26 - Sat Aug 30
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Mencap Team Dodgeball Championships

Learning disability charity Mencap are hosting their sixth annual dodgeball tournament in Wimbledon Park. Teams of up to ten members (six players, plus a minimum of two substitutes and at least one female player) will dodge, duck, dip and dive their way through at least seven games throughout the day. There are prizes for winning and for the team in the best fancy-dress, and - to ensure you all get your jollies on prior to the after-party - the London Beer Factory are giving each

  1. Wimbledon Park Revelstoke Road, SW19 7HU
  2. Sat Sep 6
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Charm Offensive

Comedy trio Fascinating Aida arrive at the Southbank for Christmas. Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman will perform songs from last year's show and some older and outrageous ones with the company's usually unfailing funny panache.

  1. New Wimbledon Theatre The Broadway, SW19 1QG
  2. Sat Oct 11
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Wanstead Vintage and Brocante Fair

This spacious vintage fair offers everything from the affordable to the collectable. Textiles, trimmings and bric-a-brac for the home accompany special vintage garments and accessories. Be quick to bag one of a kind statement pieces like an 1800's black satin collapsible opera hat, 1970's printed YSL scarf and vintage Biba dresses. Enjoy tea in the vintage themed cafe, learn to jive and lindy hop from half past noon or attend the book signing of 'Scarves' to chat with author and

  1. Christchurch Hall 2 Cottenham Park Rd , SW20 0NB
  2. Sat Sep 6
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