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


  • Jazz at Chickenshed – Julian Marc Stringle and the Dream Band

Europe’s premier jazz clarinettist, Julian Marc Stringle will perform a blend of jazz, blues, ballads and classics with The Dream Band.

Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, Friday July 19, support act, 7pm, 8.30pm main act. Details: 020 8298 9222,


  • Edinburgh Previews

Tottenham Independent: Comedian Patrick Monahan makes a splash

Join some well-known comedians and be one of the first to catch some brand new material before they perform at the Edinburgh Festival later this year. Vikki Stone, James Acaster and Patrick Monahan (pictured above) are among those still to perform.

Arthouse, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, until July 28. Details:


  • Street Food and Craft Beer Festival

Tottenham Independent: Two men have died and a third is in hospital after attending club nights at Alexandra Palace.

London’s largest outdoor beer garden is celebrating the start of summer. Experience food from around the globe, 20 craft beers and live music and entertainment.

Alexandra Palace, The Beer Garden, Alexandra Palace Way, Saturday, July 19, 11am to 10pm. Details: 020 8365 2121,


  • North London Vintage Market Summer Special

Founded two years ago by two experienced vintage dealers from Spitalfields Antique Market, this event boasts an eclectic mix of 23 handpicked stallholders selling mid-century ceramics, vintage fabrics, retro furniture, home ware and kitchenalia, clothing, books, curiosities, as well as an annual dog show in aid of North London Hospice at 2pm.

St Mary’s Parish Hall, Cranley Gardens/Park Road, Crouch End, Saturday, July 19, 10am to 5pm. Details:


  • Under Your Feet: The Archaeology of Enfield

Tottenham Independent: Archaeology fun at Ham Hill Country Park

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A day of fun and family activities to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology around the Tudor palace of Elsyng in the grounds of Forty Hall. Activities will centre on an excavation by Enfield Archaeology Society and will include a display of recent finds, finds advice and identification, mystery objects, competitions, displays and activities for children. 

Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield, Sunday, July 20, 11am to 4pm. Details: 020 8363 8196,


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