Here's your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead:


  • Wow! This Show is Magic

Two of the country’s foremost magicians invite you to the only full-scale illusion show touring the UK today. Doctor Bondini and JezO have been wowing crowds with their magic, comedy and audience participation, which they combine in this show.

The Ark Theatre, off Elstree Way, Borehamwood, May 24, 2pm and 6.30pm. Details: 020 8238 7288,


  • Access the Avro Vulcan


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Sit in the pilot’s seat and experience this aircraft in a whole new light. Clamber up two ladders, through the cabin and into the cockpit where one of the experienced aircraft team will talk you through every nook and cranny of the flight deck.

RAF Museum, Grahame Park Way, Hendon, May 28. Details: 020 8205 2266,


  • Kev Munday – The Way I See Things

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On a mission to show his work to as many sets of eyes as possible, this is graphic artist Kev Munday’s first solo show in four years. Kev works in a wide variety of mediums including aerosol paint, acrylics, marker pens, laser etchings and digital illustration.

Artsdepot, Tally Ho Corner, Nether Street, North Finchley, May 25 to 31. Details: 020 8369 5454,


  • Elvis

Not one Elvis but two – finalist in the World’s Greatest Elvis competition George Elias is joined by Richard Atkins, who is back in Barnet by popular demand. Don’t miss the wonder of two.

The Bull Theatre, High Street, Barnet, May 28, from 7.30pm. Details: 020 8441 5010,


  • Alan Turing – Breaking Enigma

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Intelligence was a vital tool in the fight against the Nazis and this talk will explore some of the methods and motivations used to collect and use intelligence, as well as looking at the role of Alan Turing, the mathematician and tragic genius, in the breaking of the Enigma code.

London Jewish Cultural Centre, Ivy House, North End Road, Golders Green, May 27, 11am to 3pm. Details: 020 8457 5000,


For a full list of events, see the Just the Ticket pages in this week's Independent Series newspapers in print or online here.