Here's your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead:
- Monday’s Child
Great Gran can’t remember much but she does remember to visit every week and play until bedtime with Tuesday Wild, who loves days with her Great Gran. A funny, tender exploration of worlds old and new.
artsdepot, Tally Ho Corner, Nether Street, North Finchley, May 11, 11am and 2pm. Details: 020 8369 5454, artsdepot.co.uk
- Beauty and the Beast
Award-winning dance company Ballety Cymru presents this classic tale of a ruined merchant, lost and desperate in a deep forest; an enchanted beast, furious and lonely; and a promise to the merchant’s youngest daughter, Beauty.
The Ark Theatre, off Elstree Way, Borehamwood, May 14, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8238 7288, thearktheatre.co.uk
- Big Chief
The Finchley band who first formed in 1976 will play a special gig on their home turf with three of the original members. Expect the usual mix of jazz, blues, ska and township.
The Dignity, Regents Park Road, Finchley Central, May 11, 8.30pm. Details: bigchief.org.uk
- Model Futures
Celebrate the art of science fiction model-making in film and television with talks and presentations by industry insiders, including information on how the Thunderbirds episodes were made and the BBC Visual Effects Department. The talks take place alongside the IPMS Hendon Model Show.
RAF Museum, Grahame Park Way, Hendon, May 11. Details: 020 8358 4997, rafmuseum.org.uk
- Intoto Dance
An evening of fresh, dynamic and theatrical dance from emerging and established choreographers, it includes works by Ana Lujan Sanchez, Wayne Parsons, Dam Van Huynh, and Dane Hurst.
artsdepot, Tally Ho Corner, Nether Street, North Finchley, May 16, 7.30pm. Details: 020 8369 5454, artsdepot.co.uk
For a full list of events, see the Just the Ticket pages in this week's Times Series newspapers in print or online here.