Monday Get crafty at the African craft evening upstairs at the Ritzy, and try out a few yourself. Paint a tile, draw motifs onto fabric or make jewellery out of recycled goods. Peruse the African-inspired goods on sale. Starts 7pm.
Tuesday The Prince Regent pub quiz features cash prizes, free drinks questions and a rollover jackpot question that grows each week. Arrive early to secure a table. Starts 8pm.
Wednesday Get your green fingers out and volunteer at Brockwell Park’s Dig The Park. You’ll be helping to prune, trim and plant to improve growth and aid the survival of local wildlife. Tools and guidance will be provided, but bring provisions. 11am – 2pm.
Thursday Lowie, the knitwear boutique, is having a sample sale in their shop at 115 Dulwich Road. Samples will be on offer from just £5 with 30% off the new season’s collection too. Grab yourself a high-quality bargain.
In the evening check out Electric Social’s House of Smilez, a whole night dedicated to the wonderful world of house. The night will feature live DJ sets and percussion from DJ Smilez and friends playing soulful, deep, minimal and progressive house music. From 8pm til late. Free admission.
Friday Keep the kids amused with a chocolate-making workshop at the newly-opened Chocolate Museum on Ferndale Road. Ingredients are supplied and children will learn about the process and history of chocolate-making. Advanced booking always essential. See www.thechocolatemuseum.co.uk for more information.
Saturday If you like your Saturdays smooth, get down to Veranda on Acre Lane for Organic Soul, a soul & R&B night from the DJs behind The Soul of London Radio. What’s more, it’s free before 10.
Critic’s Choice: Make your own short film as part of Herne Hill Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Competition. Collect a prop, be given a Herne Hill location and a famous line of film dialogue and then go off and make your film of less than three minutes incorporating all three items – in just 48 hours.
Come along to the Prince Regent pub on Saturday 4 May to collect your prop, location and famous line. Under 18s come along 11am – 12pm and over 18s from 12 – 1pm. Then go off and make your film using these elements and deliver your finished film by 6pm on Monday 6 May!
Sunday Cake Club Cabaret at Kaff Bar offers cabaret entertainment with regular burlesque performances, outrageous comedy, song, dance, circus and plenty of cake. BYO cake for the chance to be crowned the King or Queen of Cakes. Starts 8pm.