Struggling to find something to do next week? Never fear, Freetime is here! Here are our top picks:


Harrow Arts Centre Family Fun Day
Art, dance and music will all be on offer at this popular fun day. Activities include eco pet, animal mask and comic strip workshops, a swim session at Hatch End pool, adult tap dancing with Jan’s Tap Dance and hip hop yoga.

There will also be African drumming courtesy of Harrow Music Service and storytelling with Hatch End library.
Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Saturday, July 19, 11am until 4pm. Details: 020 8416 8989,

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Lee Mead
Charismatic crooner Lee Mead is set to perform a number of covers including tracks from musical Joseph (which made him famous), at this intimate gig.
Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Sunday, July 20, from 7pm. Details: 020 8561 8371,

360 Summer Showcase
Participants of 360 classes in drama, vocal technique, photography and film present the best of the work they’ve achieved this term.
Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Saturday, July 19, from 7.30pm. Details:

What the Ladybird Heard
It’s your last chance to catch this new stage adaptation based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all.
Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Thursday, July 17, 10.30am. Details: 020 8561 8371,

Headstone Manor Open Day
A day of family-friendly activities including a chance to see finds from the ongoing excavations, go on a site tour, experience medieval re-enactments, take part in hands-on activities, see highlights from the Museum of London’s medieval collections, and learn about the skeletons of medieval Londoners.
Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, Sunday, July 20, 11am until 4pm. Details: 020 8863 6720