1. Sister Act

When Ronettes parody singer Deloris Van Cartier witnesses her boyfriend murdering one of his Moonlite Lounge employees, he sends two henchmen, Joey and Willy, to kill her as well. Deloris flees to the local police station where they place her in protective custody – a convent! Disguised as a nun, she turns her attention to the church’s tone deaf choir, interjecting traditional hymms with gospel infused rock’n’roll beats. But, will Deloris remain in this safe haven?

  • Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, until April 18, 2pm and 7.30pm. Details: 01895 673200, compasstheatre.co.uk

2. London Tamil Market

Come and support community businesses and associate charities at this year's shopping festival – the first of its kind – helping to raise money for worthy causes. Enjoy a two day exhibition featuring interesting products and an array of services, with the opportunity to grab a bargain. Everyone is invited, so bring the whole family and be entered for daily prizes.

  • Harrow Leisure Centre, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow, April 11 and 12, 10am to 8pm. Details: 020 8901 5980, harrow.gov.uk

3. Harlem Globetrotters

Featuring some of the greatest entertainment athletes on the planet, The Harlem Globetrotters will be celebrating their 89th consecutive show this year, continuing to present their ball handling skills and superb bastketball talents in this unique family comedy. The Globetrotters have showcased their unbelievable tricks and techniques in more than 122 countries around the world, often displaying their flair to fans in their first ever basketball experience. After eight decades of providing gripping entertainment, the Globetrotters still remain a popular attraction.

  • The SSE Arena, Arena Square, Engineers Way, Wembley, April 18, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8782 5566, ssearena.co.uk

4. System of a Down

Formed back in 1994, this American rock band are kicking off their international Wake Up The Souls arena tour, which commemorates the Armenian Genocide’s 100th anniversary. The Californian band who won Best Alternative Act in Europe’s 2005 Music Awards refuse to let the victims or lessons learned be forgotten, so or the first time in ten years since their last indoor show, this ground breaking four-piece will be performing a very special tour, highlighting an extremely important political issue.

  • The SSE Arena, Arena Square, Engineers Way, Wembley April 10, 8.30pm. Details: 020 8782 5566, ssarena.co.uk

5. The Vienna Festival Ballet

The Vienna Festival Ballet is celebrating its 35th Anniversary Gala, with dazzling performances that capture the tales of traditional and beloved productions. Delighting audiences across the UK, the company tours eight months a year, presenting approximately 200 shows that bring classical ballet to the public nationwide. Renactments from Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker are guranteed to leave theatregoers impressed by this beautiful interpretation of dance.

  • Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, April 15, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8561 8371, becktheatre.org.uk