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


  • Stables Open Day

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The newly-opened Art Stables is celebrating is successful launch with an open day. Meet the tutors and try your hand at some art.

Sternberg Centre, Manor House, East End Road, Finchley, June 22, 11am to 4pm. Details:


  • Peppa Pig

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Peppa is back by popular demand! This time she’s bringing Daddy Pig, Mummy Pig and George with her, giving youngsters the chance to meet the family. You can also follow the holiday fun trail and take part in other Peppa surprises.

Brent Cross shopping centre, Lower Mall, June 28, 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Details:


  • In the Footsteps of the Famous in High Barnet

Royalty, writers, artists, explorers, sportsmen, comedians and prime ministers – they’ve all lived or stayed in Barnet and this walk will show you exactly where.

Meet at High Barnet tube station, Barnet Hill, June 29, 11am. Details: 020 8440 6805,


  • Com.Unity Choir 10th Anniversary Celebration

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An evening of music and dance from the golden era of swing to celebrate theinclusive, interfaith and multicultural community choir’s tenth birthday. The Three Belles will perform with The Bevin Boys Swing Band singing and playing 30s, 40s and early 50s dance music.

Allum Hall, Allum Lane, Elstree, June 21, 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Details:


  • Tried and Trusted Short Film Awards 2014

An evening from some of the finest short movie makers in the region, where you can see the work of up and coming talent and established amateurs, and ask the directors questions as they compete for the title of Hertfordshire and North London Short Film of the Year.

The Ark Theatre, off Elstree Way, Borehamwood, June 28, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8238 7288,


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