[Easter tastiness. Pic: Stephanie Sadler]
Feeling the post-weekend blues? Worry not. Here’s everything you need to stay entertained this week…
Three fab photography exhibitions kicking off on Monday: Lucas Foglia: Frontcountry at the Michael Hoppen Gallery, Chelsea; Liu Bolin: The Heroic Apparition at Scream, Oxford Circus; Martina Bacigalupo: Gulu Real Art Studio at Camilla Grimaldi, Piccadilly Circus.
Music, bang, shake, discover and create at RCM Sparks Family Discovery: Mini Sparks at the Royal College of Music.
Hello, is it tea you’re looking for? Immortalise the great crooner on a great British biscuit, Lionel Rich Tea at Drink Shop & Do, King’s Cross.
Creator of the Olympic Cauldron and the New Bus for London Thomas Heatherwick talks design and architecture, RIBA, Regents Park.
See heroic stories at Guiding Lights: 500 Years of Trinity House And Safety At Sea at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
Meet Your Favourite Farmyard Animals at N1 shopping centre, Angel.
Join graphic novelist Karrie Fransman to scribble stories and draw tales inspired by objects at Making Discoveries & Graphic Narratives, Two Temple Place, Temple.
Impossible Creature Crafts: make the animals and monsters of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
Embrace National Gardening Week by learning how to tend plants in a greenhouse: Gardening Under Glass at the Chelsea Physic Garden.
Easter Foodie Gifts: Create and decorate hot cross buns, white chocolate lollipops and Easter biscuits and more at the Waitrose Cookery School, Finchley.
Make your mark on a supersized canvas at The Kingswood Draw, Kingswood House, Sydenham.
Sing Handel’s Messiah at St John’s Smith Square, Westminster.
See Ariel and Flounder, Woody, Buzz and more at Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy, Wembley Arena.
1970s Mod revivalists play with German band The Apemen at the first night of mini music festival Modstock at the Shacklewell Arms.
See puppets do Brothers Grimm classic Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, at the Little Angel Theatre, Angel (Mon-Tues).
Send kids off to learn new skills at the Greenford Easter Skate School, Greenford Sports Centre; to Learn to Ride Horses at Ridgway Stables, Wimbledon; or the Drumming, Body Percussion, Beat Boxing, Rapping and Vocalisation Workshop at The Music House For Children, Shepherd’s Bush.
Art: Head to the newly opened Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America at the Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea; the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize at the Photographers’ Gallery, Oxford Circus; or Moyra Davey at the Camden Arts Centre.
Dance: ‘Royal Ballet: The Winter’s Tale‘, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
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