Listings: What's On This May

By Rachel Bishop on May 1, 2014 8:00 AM |

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WHAT'S ON

As the sun (hopefully) makes more of an appearance this month, we have found a few al fresco activities to help you well and truly welcome spring.

Below is a colourful canal festival, concerts and a swinging sixties exhibition as part of our May listings.

ACTIVITIES

Cycle The Marshes, Rivers And Historic Structures
30-mile cycle from River Lee Country.
May 11, Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9AJ, visitleevalley.org.uk.

Regeneration at Museum Of London Docklands
Walk through Canary Wharf and learn how the derelict West India Docks were transformed into one of the world's most important districts.
May 10, Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay, London E14 4AL,
museumoflondon.org.uk.

Canary Wharf Jog
Take part in the Canary Wharf jog in aid of the British Heart Foundation and help to battle against heart disease.
May 21, Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB, bhf.org.uk.

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ART

The Sixties
Enter the world of the swinging sixties high above the Thames in an exhibition along the West Walkway of Tower Bridge.
Until January 2014, Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, SE1 2UP, towerbridge.org.uk.

COMEDY

Saturday Night Live
Quirky Greenwich comedy club Up The Creek will host an evening with James Redmond MC, Steve Gribben, Paul Tonkinson, Andrew Bird.
May 24, Up The Creek, Creek Road, Greenwich, SE10 9SW, up-the-creek.com.

FESTIVALS

Canalway Cavalcade 2014
Marvel at colourful canal boats in Little Venice at the Canalway Cavalcade and enjoy real ale, morris dancers and lots of traditional activities for children.
May 3-5, Little Venice, Maida Vale, waterways.org.uk.

Streetfest
A colourful festival of street culture will provide performance art, music, urban athletes, street dance, film, fashion and sport.
May 4, a secret location in east London, streetfest.net.

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FILM

All My Sons
Arthur Miller's 20th Century classic All My Sons will be played in open air in this tale of denial, guilt and social responsibility.
May 15-June 7, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, NW1 4NU,
openairtheatre.com.

Rooftop Film Club
Take-in London at night from up high while watching classic and cheesy old movies, nearly new releases or arty moving pictures.
May 4-27, Queen of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A 3JX, rooftopfilmclub.com.

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MUSIC

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour
Katy Perry will bring her tour to London in May, accompanied Swedish synthpop duo Icona Pop.
May 27-31, The 02, North Greenwich, theo2.co.uk

Legend: A Tribute To Bob Marley
The Boisdale will host this event led by Michael Anton Phillips, with timeless classics No Woman, No Cry and I Shot The Sheriff.
May 3, Boisdale, Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT, boisdale.co.uk.

THEATRE

A Roo in My Suitcase
This Apples and Snakes production is a show for 3-7-year-olds celebrating newness, difference, and friendship, through poetry, songs and plenty of joining in.
May 14, Half Moon Theatre, White Horse Road, London, E1 0ND, halfmoon.org.uk.