Boats working the river – a Totally Thames gallery

Totally Thames is an annual season of diverse and accessible arts and culture that runs throughout the month of September. The month-long programme runs along the 42-mile stretch of the Thames through working collaboratively with artists, local communities, river interest organisations and businesses. Its aims are to: Spotlight the river with excellent, surprising and spectacular art Champion a diverse and …

Giles BroadbentBoats working the river – a Totally Thames gallery
Micky Flanagan

Micky Flanagan at The O2 – everything you need to know

East End boy made good Micky Flanagan has become one of the biggest names on the comedy circuit – so much so that he’s taking up a 10-night residency at The O2. On dates running to October 14, the 51-year-old Bethnal Green funnyman will be presenting his “An’ Another Fing” tour – following on from his record-breaking “Back In The …

Giles BroadbentMicky Flanagan at The O2 – everything you need to know
Depeche Mode at the London Stadium (Image: Getty)

48 awesome things you should be doing this autumn

September 14 Wings, Young Vic Emily, a fiercely independent aviator and wing walker, suffers a stroke that destroys her sense of reality. Fragments of her life come together as she struggles to find her voice and her self. Juliet Stevenson takes on another extraordinary role. To November 4 September 16 Open House, London Open House celebrates its silver anniversary by …

Giles Broadbent48 awesome things you should be doing this autumn
Winter Lights is returning to Canary Wharf in 2018 (Image: Canary Wharf Group)

Winter Lights returns to Canary Wharf in January

One of the most spectacular and successful installations at Canary Wharf is returning in the new year. Winter Lights, which saw brilliant and mesmeric artworks in unexpected corners of the estate, will be shining bright between January 16-27 in 2018. Read more: Think about this – Rodin is coming to Canary Wharf The sculptures, structures and installations are the creations …

Giles BroadbentWinter Lights returns to Canary Wharf in January
Dara O'Briain

Greenwich Comedy Festival – everything you need to know

Rested after Edinburgh, some of the biggest hitters in British comedy descend on Greenwich this week. Alan Davies, James Acaster, Dylan Moran and Dara O’Briain are among those featuring in the packed Greenwich Comedy Festival which runs for five days from Wednesday, September 13-17 at the Big Top placed by the National Maritime Museum. Adam Hills, Tim Key and Seann Walsh also …

Giles BroadbentGreenwich Comedy Festival – everything you need to know