Here's your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead:


  • Tree Climbing

Tottenham Independent:

When was the last time you climbed a tree for fun? Come and join the adventure amongst Ally Pally's wildlife with ropes and safety harnesses.

Alexandra Palace (Upper field by Deer Enclosure), Alexandra Palace Way, N22. June 7-28, 10.15am to 4.30pm. Details: 020 8365 2121,


  • Spring And Suspicion

Tottenham Independent: Screen test: a film shot at Forty Hall has been included in a north London festival

Relax and unwind to a sumptuous selection of 18th Century classical music composed by Handel, Arne and Vivaldi and performed by The Lovekin Consort - Elin Harries (soprano), William Summers (flute) and Yeo Yat-Soon (harpsichord). Introductory performance from International Voices of Enfield.

Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield, Saturday, June 7, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8363 8196,


  • The Blood Jet Is Poetry: The Legacy of Sylvia Plath


Poet Katherine Gallagher will focus on Plath‘s life and the legacy of her poetry – using some poems as inspirations for writing-exercises and feedback.

Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield, Saturday, June 7, 1-5pm. Details: 020 8807 6680,,


  • Merchandise

Tottenham Independent:

Touted as one of the most interesting new rock bands around by the music press, this is a rare London appearance by the Florida natives and their only UK date before they tour the US east coast.

Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, Islington, Monday, June 9. Details: 020 7527 8900,


  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

This classic American Western tale (previously a film classic starring John Wayne and James Stewart) is to be seen on stage for the first time. Set in the American West, the play is a tale of love, hope and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. It includes the voice of Hollywood veteran actor Robert Vaughn.

Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, until June 22. Details: 020 7870 6876,


For a full list of events, see the Just the Ticket pages in this week's Independent Series newspapers in print or online here.