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


  • See My Friends – Ray Davies: The Kinks, Konk and Kin

Celebrating the 50-year career of local legend Ray Davies, from The Kinks to his extensive work as a solo artist.

Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, Bruce Grove, until Sunday, December 21, Wednesday to Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Details: 020 8808 8772,


  • Little Women

The four March sisters do their best to make ends meet and keep spirits up while their father is serving in the American Civil War. Romantic Meg, tomboy writer Jo, affected Amy, sensitive Beth and their beloved Marmee are brought to life in this musical version of Louisa May Alcott’s semi-autobiographical classic.

Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, until Saturday, August 9. Details: 020 8365 5450,


  • Pop! Magic Show for Children

A fun, dynamic and inspiring show, performed by award-winning comic magician Christian Lee. With his faithful teddy bear, deckchair and basket of fantastic tricks, he is all set for a nice day at the seaside, but things don’t quite work out as planned.

Arthouse, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, Wednesday, August 13, 2pm. Details:


  • Wildlife Walk 

Run by Friends of Forty Hall, this two-mile walk will start at the main entrance and go down past Meadow and Crater Pond to Turkey Brook, through Archers Wood and along Claydons Walk, finishing at Myddelton House for refreshments and a friendly chat. Booking essential.

Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield, Sunday, August 10, 10am. Details: 020 8292 8325,


  • Talkies Community Cinema: Le Weekend (15)

In this magically buoyant and bittersweet film, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan play a long-married couple who revisit Paris for a long weekend for the first time since their honeymoon, in hope of rekindling their relationship or, perhaps, to bring it to an end. 

The Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield, Tuesday, August 12, 7.45pm. Details: 020 8807 6680,


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