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


  • Circus Workshops

Borehamwood Times:

Roll up! Roll up! Free circus activities will keep your kids entertained this summer - they can try plate spinning, juggling, walking on stilts and riding mini bikes, making puppets, and also get creative making sand pictures.

The Broadwalk Centre, central atrium area, Station Road, Edgware, August 4, 18 and 25, 11am to 4pm. Details: 020 8905 6303,


  • Fancy Dress Story Trail

Head down to 100 Aker Wood for a mysterious story trail and brilliant costumes with the fancy dress theme of birds, bears, bees and mystical characters. Visit the activity stations while you travel through the enchanted woodland and listen to a magical story.

Aldenham Country Park, Aldenham Road, Elstree, August 2, on the hour every hour from 11am to 3pm. Details: 020 8953 9602, 


  • High Barnet Music Festival

Go along, listen to some local bands, enjoy good food and beer and have fun with people from your local community. There will also be arts and crafts stalls, children’s fun rides and a West End Disney show. 

Old Courthouse Park, behind Barnet Museum, High Barnet, August 3, 12pm to 9pm. Details:


  • Mark Gatiss Presents Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria

Borehamwood Times:

The League of Gentlemen, Dr Who and Sherlock star will be presenting Federico Fellini’s 1957 Neorealist masterpiece, to open Phoenix Cinema’s August edition of its monthly Phoenix Nights. The film is about a naive prostitute trying to find true love in a seedy part of Rome. 

Phoenix Cinema, High Road, East Finchley, August 1, 11.45pm. Details: 020 8444 6789,


  • Comedy Club Elstree – Opening Night

Join three great comedians to celebrate the launch of Elstree’s newest comedy club night - host James Redmond and comedians Joe Bor and Gerry K.

The Village Urban Resort London Elstree Hotel, Centennial Park, Elstree, July 26, from 7pm. Details: 0871 222 4588, 


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