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


  • The Merry Wives of Windsor

Award-winning Principal Theatre Company from Southgate presents an open-air production of Shakespeare’s high-spirited romp that centres on the loveable rogue Sir John Falstaff. Hard up for money, he attempts to woo the wives of two prominent men but they see through his schemes with hilarious consequences.

Capel Manor in Enfield, North London, June 17-29 and the Old Ashmolean Rugby Club in Southgate, July 9-12. Details: 020 8807 6680,









  • Midnight Circus

Enfield Independent:

Dark, delicious and death-defying contemporary circus features in this promenade performance which will see the audience move around the theatre space. Aircraft Circus’ 10-strong cast will showcase all manner of new acts from a flaming acrobalance sequence to an intimate contortion duet in a Perspex bowl contraption. There will be late night Saturday performances with themed cocktail and DJ sets.

Jacksons Lane, Archway Road, Highgate, June 18 to July 12. Details: 020 8341 4421,


  • Carers’ Week Family Fun Day

This free event will include live entertainment, street dance, a Pimms tent, Zumba dance session, kids’ games and activities and community information stalls.

Enfield Library Park (open space in front of Enfield Town Library), June 14, 11am to 4pm. Details:


  • Crouch End Festival

It may only be its third year but this event has already grown to boast 180 events in 120 venues. It started last weekend and still to come are Crouch End in Film, performances by Crouch End Players, Ghost Stories, Ghoulish Music and Gothic Delights, Mathamusical, Pint Racing, Poets in a Phone Box and much, much more.

Various venues, Crouch End, until June 15. Details:


  • Tales from the Shed

This highly entertaining, interactive theatre show is perfect for babies to seven-year-olds. There will be plenty of colourful puppets and live songs and children are encouraged to make a lot of noise.

Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield, June 14 to 22. 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.