Here's your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead:
The Girls Dem - Love Sax and all that Jazz
The girls are back in Alan Charles’ smash hit musical comedy Love, Sax and all that Jazz. The show is now in its 5th year having finished runs in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, High Wycombe, Sheffield, Oxford and Trinidad.The production chronicles the experience of 5 female friends as they navigate their lives around love, sex and all that drama. Through music, drama, comedy and poetry you will be taken on a roller coaster experience of laughter and intrigue in this production that will uplift, inspire and edutain.
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton, Saturday, September 7, 6.30pm and Saturday, September 13, 7.15pm. Details: 020 8807 6680, millfieldtheatre.co.uk
Celebrate the most important state holiday in Ukraine with lively music and energetic dance from performers in authentic, traditional dress and workshops for children. This free day out gives you an exciting look into Ukraine’s electrifying culture.
Forty Hall., Forty Hill, Enfield, Sunday, September 7, noon to 5pm. Details: 020 8363 8196, fortyhallestate.co.uk
Art in the House: Helen Kaminsky
This local mixed media artist's first solo show will feature a wonderful, upbeat collection of bright canvases and framed collages, with exclusive new work especially created for the exhibition. Her art praises abstraction, experimentation and creative freedom, constructing a sense of mystery and freedom, allowing the viewer to paint their imaginations with their own unique interpretations.
ArtHouse, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, until Sunday, September 7. Details: 020 8245 3099, arthousecrouchend.co.uk
The authors of the much loved Tales of Shakespeare, Charles and Mary Lamb, who lived on Church Street in Edmonton and had very difficult lives handicapped by poverty, class and ill health. During a period of unbearable stress, Mary murdered their mother and was taken to a mental institution.Yet despite this, the brother and sister succeeded in becoming famous writers and close friends of Wordsworth, Coleridge and Keats. The Lambs’ Tale tells their extraordinary story through puppetry, words and music, interweaving scenes from their lives with the Shakespeare plays they adapted for children.
The Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield, September 6 and 7, 7pm, pay what you can. Details: 020 8807 6680, dugdalecentre.co.uk
Helen McCrory returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy. Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day’s grace. It’s time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear.
Arthouse, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, Thursday, Thursday, September 11, 8pm. Details: arthousecrouchend.co.uk
For a full list of events, see the Just the Ticket pages in this week's Independent newspapers in print or online here.