Need something to occupy yourself or the children this weekend (Friday July 8 to Sunday July 10) whether it's a day out or an evening at a concert?

Beyond The Barricade is coming to Richmond Theatre this Saturday (July 9) featuring best-loved musical theatre hits from Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and more.

There's also a whole host of other events going on, from exhibitions to plays, all across west London. Pick your favourite and enjoy a fun weekend.

See an epic stage show featuring amazing West End songs

Beyond The Barricade at Richmond Theatre

Beyond The Barricade is an epic stage show bringing everyone's favourite Broadway and West End musicals into one stunning performance.

The Show features best-loved songs from Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Blood Brothers, Miss Saigon and more... Don't miss out!

Where: Richmond Theatre, Little Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ

When: Saturday July 9, 7.30pm

Cost: Tickets cost £24.15

Call: 0844 871 7651

Get down to Fat Sam's Grand Slam!

Bugsy Malone at The Lyric Hammersmith

Bugsy Malone returns to The Lyric Hammersmith this Summer following an immensely popular run in 2015.

This classic musical is brought to you live with talented young local actors, all under 25! Enjoy your favourite tracks, including Fat Sam's Grand Slam, My Name is Talulah, So You Want To Be A Boxer and many more.

Where: The Lyric Theatre, King Street, Lyric Square, Hammersmith, W6 0QL

When: Play runs until Sunday September 4

Cost: Ticket prices range from £15 to £40

Call: 020 8741 6850

Visit a vintage event in Northwood

Michael Sobell Hospice Vintage Affair Event

The Michael Sobell Hospice Vintage Affair event is returning to Northwood for its sixth year, which will give visitors an opportunity to take a trip down memory lane and pick up a selection of retro goodies.

There will be a variety of live music performed by local groups including, Shades of Midnight, Stardust Big Band, Mixed Emotions and the Tony Oliver Jazz Band, as well as assorted vintage stalls selling clothing, jewellery, bric-a-brac, china, a lucky dip for children, and much more.

Where: Mount Vernon Hospital, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, HA6 2RN

When: Sunday July 10, from 10am

Cost: £2 for adults, free for children

Call: 01923 826 111

See an amazing circus performance in Chiswick

Giffords Circus: The Painted Wagon Tour at Chiswick House and Gardens

Giffords Circus is a wild west extravaganza of eye-catching acrobatics, dancing horses, bounty-hunting, a saloon band and more!

Featuring the Giffords Circus gang: Cowgirl Lilian Konyot, Madame Nancy Trotter-Landry, lone ranger Dan Fortt, jugglers Bibi and Bichu, El Gifford, and funny man Tweedy the clown, this show is not one to miss!

Where: Chiswick House and Gardens, Chiswick, W4 2QN

When: Performances run until Monday July 18

Cost: Tickets cost £27 for adults and £17 for children

Call: 020 8742 3905

Enjoy a brilliant choral concert in Acton

Questors Choir at St Martin's Church

Questors Choir presents a "pot-pourri" of summer song at St Martin's Church this July.

Music fans will be able to kick back and relax to folk, pop and spirituals, pieces by Grieg and Sullivan, royal pomp and songs from Shakespeare.

Where: St Martin's Church, Hale Gardens, Acton, W3 9SQ

When: Saturday July 9, 7.30pm

Cost: £14 on the door, £12 for advance booking and concessions. Under 12s go free

Call: 020 8992 2333

See a fantastic exhibition about butterflies

Sensational Butterflies at The Natural History Museum

Enjoy a fun family day out wandering among hundreds of moths and butterflies from around the world.

Get close-up views of butterfly wings, look for caterpillar camouflage and have a chance to see a butterfly emerging from its crysalis!

Dr Blanca Huertas, curator of butterflies and moths at the Museum, said: "Butterflies is a rare chance to see these beautiful creatures in flight here in the city."

Where: The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7 5BD

When: Thursday March 24 to Sunday September 11

Cost: All tickets £5.85

Call: 020 7942 5511

Enjoy some delicious street food on your doorstep

Eat Me Drink Me food truck events in Ealing Broadway

Fan of street food? Well Ealing residents and visitors can now participate in street food events that have been tempting foodies all over London.

Every Friday and Saturday, food trucks roll into the Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre's Town Square, brought by Eat Me Drink Me.

Each week, different trucks offer their own gourmet specialities, such as pulled meat sandwiches, Vietnamese food, and street-style Spanish food.

Where: Town Square, Ealing Broadway, Ealing, W5

When: Every Friday (10am to 4pm) and Saturday (10am to 5pm)

Cost: Free to enter

Follow: Eat Me Drink Me on Twitter

See a classic Shakespeare tale on stage in Ickenham

A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Compass Theatre

Pupils from Year six of St Helen's College in Hillingdon will be performing classic Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Compass Theatre.

Enjoy this brilliant tale of love, comedy and fairies on your doorstep!

Where: Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, UB10 8PD

When: Thursday July 7 to Friday July 8

Cost: £15 for adults, £10 for under-16's

Call: 01895 250 615

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