Vibe picks the best of what’s on this weekend in south west London and north Surrey (September 26 and 27).

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SPORT - Wales V England at Old Deer Park on Saturday

Watch the World Cup on big screens after London Welsh v Bedford and a Q&A with rugby legends including Gareth Thomas and Jonathan Davies, followed by live music and comedy. Branded a ‘safe haven’ for Wales supporters but everyone welcome. Tickets £30. Go to, over 18’s only.

THEATRE - ‘Fowl play’ at Buccleuch Gardens on Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy a theatre outing with a difference at this family-Friendly puppet show chronicling an unexpected turn of events following the birth of a new foal. Lighting and sound effects said to captivate anyone aged three and older. Tickets £10, £8.50 concessions.

FESTIVAL – The Radio Times Festival at Hampton Court Palace from until Sunday

The listings magazine’s first festival continues apace at the palace with something for all the family, including Thomas the Tank Engine, the BFI’s ultimate quiz with Richard Osman and Paul Hollywood. Tickets cost around £6 or £10 per session, with some events for free too. Go to or call 0871 2305 539.

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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.  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

KIDS – Pirate themed singalong at The Rose Theatre, Kingston, at 10am, 11.30am and 1pm on Sunday

Join multi instrumentalist Una for a session of fun, learning and singing for children aged three months to five years. There’s not just music but themed props and toys, dressing up and stories. The show lasts around 45 minutes and costs £5. Go to

TOUR – Historical Tour of Kingston from 11am in Sunday

Let a trained guide take you on a tour and teach you about the important sites of the town. The tour meets outside the church gates at the Ancient Market Place and costs £5 for adults. Call 020 8399 0160.

FOOD – Beats and Eats at Project B, Bell Hill, Croydon, from 5pm to 1am on Saturday

Enjoy live music, baked goods, great street food and a family-friendly atmosphere with free entry at Project B. It’s guest list only so get your name down at The event is also Beats and Eats’ second birthday celebration so it should be extra special.

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BOOKS – Write on Kew at Kew Gardens from until Monday

Kew Garden’s first literary festival features more than 80 events celebrating all genres continues across the weekend, with authors including the Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc, David Nicholls and Melvyn Bragg. Go to or call 0871 2310847.