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


  • The Little Mermaid

Following last year’s hugely successful Rapunzel, Easter pantomime returns to the Dugdale Centre, written and directed by Marc Day. Based on the beloved children’s tale this show is packed with audience participation, song, dance and plenty of chances for the audience to boo the baddie and cheer the goodie.

Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield, until April 21. Details: 020 88076680,

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  • The Big Chris Barber Band

Jazz legend, Chris Barber, celebrates his 65th anniversary as band-leader in 2014. With his 10-piece band, featuring a 7-strong front line, Chris plays a selection of his favourite music, from his roots in Orleans style to the early music of Duke Ellington and soulful blues from Miles Davis’ All Blues.

Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton, Thursday, April 24, 7.45pm. Details: 020 8807 6680,


  • Omid Djalili

The Iranian stand-up returns with his new show.

Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton, Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8807 6680,

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  • Artists in the Spotlight

A pop-up exhibition curated by Exhibit Here, which showcases artwork in empty shops and offices, featuring the work of UK and international artists.

Chase House, Chase Road, Southgate, until April 28. Details:


  • Craft Market

Enjoy a spring Sunday afternoon strolling around the market and pick up a gift or two from local designers and makers.

Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield, Sunday April 20, 12-5pm. Details: 020 8363 8196,

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