Vibe's highlights for this weekend in south west London and north Surrey for this weekend (September 19 and 20), with absolutely no mention of the rugby - because you already know about that, right?

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FILM – Inside Out (U) at The David Lean Cinema, Croydon, from 2.30pm on Saturday

Pixar’s most recent movie that delves inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl has been described by many as an instant classic. Tickets cost £7.50 or £6 concessions. Go to

THEATRE – Chicken Licken at The Hammond Theatre, Hampton, from 2.30pm on Saturday

Having garnered rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe, this lively and witty adaptation of the classic tale of a chicken attempting to escape the clutches of the hungry Foxy-Loxy is brought to life with puppets. Tickets cost £7 adults and £5 concessions. Go to or call 020 8783 4418.

MUSIC – Slow Cat Crossing: Lunchtime Swing Sessions at The Bull’s Head, Barnes, from 2.30pm on Sunday

Catch this fun-loving band perform all things swing, together with a healthy dose of vocal harmonisation, Latin grooves, soulful ballads and some stylishly re-worked pop classics. Tickets cost £8 in advance or £10 on the door. Go to

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THEATRE – The Wars of the Roses at The Rose Theatre, Kingston

The theatre’s mightily impressive season of three of Shakespeare’s historical plays, all set during the War of the Roses and all directed by theatre god Sir Trevor Nunn, continues. This week marks the start of Edward IV’s run with an incredible cast that includes Joely Richardson and Rufus Hound. As the run progresses, it’s possible to see all three plays on the same day or consecutive nights. Tickets cost from £5. Go to

GARDENING – Epsom Garden Society Autumn Show at St Martin’s Junior School on Saturday

Marvel in the results of more than 70 classes of competition from flowers to fruit and vegetables to preserves and food. There’s something for the youngsters and non-members including the longest runner bean contest as well as a plant sale, raffle and homemade teas.

FAMILY – Epsom and Ewell Borough Family Fun Day at Hook Road Arena from 12.30pm to 4.30pm on Sunday

The rotary clubs of Epsom and Ewell’s fun day will include a market street, Punch and Judy, a fun fair, family games and displays. Programmes cost £2 in advance or £4 at the gate. Under 12s go free. Get tickets at the Ashley Centre on Saturday or some shops nearby. Go to               

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FITNESS  - Wimbledon 10k at Wimbledon Common on Saturday

The fun run’s 10 kilometre route around the Common goes through woodland towards the lake before two laps around the sports ground. Entry costs £13, with money raised going to BipolarUK and registration opens at 10am before an 11am start. Go to

KIDS – Sid’s Show at Epsom Playhouse from 2.30pm on Sunday

Join CBeebies’ Sid for an afternoon of adventure, and this time it’s underwater themed. Can Sid make friends with a shark? There’s only one way to find out. Tickets cost £10. Go to

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THEATRE – The Shawshank Redemption at Richmond Theatre until Saturday

Stephen King’s novella became one of cinema’s crowning achievements in 1994, starring Tim Robbins and Frank Darabont. Now it is getting a new spin on stage, starring Casualty pair Ian Kelsey and Patrick Robinson. Tickets cost £12.90 to £48.40. Go to