Vibe rounds up the best of what's on across south west London and north Surrey this weekend (September 5 and 6)

FESTIVAL – Kingston Carnival from noon to 7pm on Sunday

The town will come alive with a colourful procession (leaving from the Guildhall at noon), entertainment from community groups and live music from acts such as rapper Akala and witty folkster Beans on Toast. It’s all free. Go to

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MUSIC – Bring Me the Horizon at Rose Theatre, Kingston, from 7pm on Sunday

Banquet Records has pulled off a coup to get the massive Sheffield hardcore band to come to town to celebrate the release of their new album That’s The Spirit: the last time they played the capital was a sell-out at Wembley Arena. Go to

FITNESS – Beckenham Half Marathon from 10.15am on Sunday

Take on the 13.1 mile route, which starts and finishes at Beckenham Rugby Club, in aid of charity Action Against Cancer. Following the race, there is food, drink, music and a charity auction. Registration opens at 9am. There is no official entry fee but a suggested donation of £45. Go to

SHOPPING – Car Boot Sale at AFC Rosehill in Mellows Park Wallington, from 6.30am to 1pm on Sunday

Pick up a bargain at this wheelchair friendly sale which also features refreshments, a bouncy castle and toilets. It costs £10 for cars and £15 for vans and is free for shoppers. Call 07976 932999.

DANCE – Funky Street Workshop at Antenna Studio, Haynes Layne, Crystal Palace, from 3pm on Saturday

Anyone interested in learning or improving their dance skills can pop along for relaxed classes, suitable for beginners or advanced dancers. Classes cost £6. E-mail or call 07846 870863.

Your Local Guardian: RECEIVING TREATMENT: Culture Club lead singer Boy George

MUSIC – Culture Club at EventimApollo, Hammersmith, on Saturday

Newly anointed The Voice coach Boy George is back with his Grammy Winning band, who have sold more than 100 million albums. Catch all the hits, and possibly some new ones, at this one-off show. Go to

THEATRE – The Glenn Miller Story at New Wimbledon Theatre until tomorrow (Saturday, September 5)

It has been 70 years since the musician disappeared during the Second World War and now he’s brought back to life on stage, starring 1950s pop idol Tommy Steele and a 16-piece orchestra. Tickets cost £21.40 to £48.90. Go to

NATURE – Ewell Horticultural Association’s Autumn Show at Blenheim High School in Epsom from 2.30pm to 4.30pm on Saturday

See the beautiful displays of flowers, veg, floral art and cookery, buy some and take part in the raffle. Refreshments include homemade cake. Entry is free, as is parking.

THEATRE – Stones at The Cryer studio theatre, Sutton, until tomorrow (Saturday, September 5)

Ciaran McConville’s play gets its world premiere in Sutton. It’s about seven strangers, with seven pasts and seven secrets – who all wake up in a cell not knowing who they are or how they got there. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Tickets cost £12.50. Go to

Your Local Guardian: Flare Path in rehearsal - Olivia Hallinan as Patricia and Leon Ockenden as Peter

THEATRE – Flare Path at Richmond Theatre until tomorrow (Saturday, September 5)

Terence Rattigan’s wartime experience feed into his story of heartache and bravery, exploring the a love story between RAF pilot Teddy, his actress wife Patricia and her ex-lover, Hollywood idol Peter Kyle. Tickets cost £11.90 to £39.90. Go to