This week's Top 5 things to do in Harrow and the surrounding area:


  • Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

Marriage never makes for a simple life, especially when reputation and pride complicate matters. Come and enjoy Oscar Wilde’s stage romp, as Sir Robert Chiltern and his wife learn to appreciate the importance of flexibility, and that a wife may take for granted the complex values of her ‘ideal husband’.

Kingsland Hall, East Lane, Wembley, Thursday, June 12 to Saturday, June 14, 7.30pm and Sunday, June 15, 5pm. Details:


  • Grumpy Old Women: 50 Shades of Beige

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn the art of nagging, then now’s your chance because the best in the business have joined forces. Jenny Eclair (Grumpy Old Women), Susie Blake (Coronation Street) and Kate Robbins (Where the Heart Is) discuss drinking, pole dancing and women’s beards in an eye-opener of a show.

Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Saturday, June 14, 8pm. Details:







  • LA Starz The Takeover

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You don’t have to be a Britain’s Got Talent graduate to be top dog on the dance floor, and LA Starz are out to prove it. Join them for a showcase of routines constructed by choreographers and dancers seen on The X Factor, and see how LA Starz have improved.

Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Sunday, June 15, 7pm. Details:


  • Duck Pond Market

Bask in the vastly-improved June weather as the Artisan Food and Craft market returns to offer an incomparable selection of clothes, jewellery and organic food. With over 100 stalls to peruse, you’re sure to find something you want.

Manor Farm Site, Bury Street, Ruislip,  Sunday, June 15, 10am to 3pm. Details:


  • Speak Your Mind

Ever wanted to stand alongside the great playwrights and poets of our day? Opportunity knocks with this roundup of local writers, who are encouraged to share their work in an open mic which aims to unearth new talent.

Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Thursday, June 19, 7.30pm. Details: