Make this summer extra enjoyable with our fun suggestions for things to do over the next few weeks.

Treat your ears and your belly with baked treats, freshly cooked street food, live acoustic acts, DJs and bands.
Beats and Eats; Matthews Yard, off Surrey Street, Croydon; June 14, 6pm; free; or 0208 680 0940

Create a fun portrait based on Croydon's art collection.
Collage Portraits; Museum of Croydon, Katherine Street, Croydon; June 21, 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm; free; or 020 8253 1022

A music marathon promises 34 hours of local live acts - with just a seven-hour break for sleep and breakfast. Singers and bands who want to get involved should email
Midsummer Music Marathon; Jolly Farmers, Purley Road, Purley; June 21-22, 2pm-midnight; free; 020 8660 2076

Your Local Guardian: The Classic Car Show is always a popular event

Admire more than 60 classic vehicles while the kids enjoy a bouncy castle and slide, games and competitions. Food and drink, including a barbecue, will be available.
Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day; Purley Rotary Fields, Purley; June 22, 10am-5pm; £3 adults, £1 children; 07533 107727 or

Croydon rapper Ragz-CV is to perform at a music all-dayer, featuring more than 60 acts including bands, comedians and poets, to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society.
Dee Dee’s Music Marathon; Dee Dee’s Bar, 77 Herne Hill, Herne Hill; June 28, noon-3am; free; 020 7326 1155