Need something to occupy yourself or the children with this weekend (Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2) whether it's a day out or an evening concert?

Award-winning musical The Carpenters' Story is coming to The Beck Theatre in Hayes this weekend, celebrating the very best of the duo's music.

There's also a whole host of other events going on across west London, from exhibitions to plays.

Pick your favourite and enjoy a fun weekend!

See the award-winning Carpenters' Story in Hayes

The Carpenters' Story at The Beck Theatre

The award-winning Carpenters' Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in history, Richard and Karen Carpenter.

Featuring the stunning vocals of Claire Furley, the show includes all the classics such as Close To You, We've Only Just Begun, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World and more!

Where: The Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, UB3 2UE

When: Friday September 30, 7.30pm

Cost: Tickets cost £25 for adults, £24 for concessions

Call: 020 8561 8371

See a fascinating exhibition at The Tate Britain

Art and Alcohol at The Tate Britain

Visit a fabulous display at The Tate Britain museum in Westminster to examine the UK's relationship with alcohol from the 19th century to the present day.

A spokesman for the exhibit said: "Cutting across time, generations, class and gender, reflecting changing tastes and attitudes, alcohol and its consequences are shown to exert a catalytic effect. Never have the nation's drinking habits been so captivating."

Where: The Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, SW1P 4RG

When: Runs until Friday September 30

Cost: Free

Call: 020 7887 8888

See Dickens' classic novel A Tale of Two Cities performed live!

A Tale of Two Cities at Richmond Theatre

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

Dickens considered his novel A Tale of Two Cities the best story he had ever written. Interweaving one family's intensely personal drama with the terror and chaos of the French Revolution, it is an epic story of love, sacrifice and redemption.

Don't miss your chance to see it performed live!

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

When: Tuesday September 27 to Saturday October 1

Cost: Tickets cost from £13.90

Call: 0844 871 7651

See a dramatic thriller at The Questor's Theatre

After The End at The Questor's Theatre

Louise, a popular young office worker, wakes to find herself in an underground nuclear fallout shelter. Mark, a colleague, says he rescued her from the carnage of a nuclear attack, and brought her to safety in the old shelter in his garden.

Now all they have to do is wait until it's safe to emerge...

Where: The Questor's Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, Ealing, W5 5BQ

When: Friday September 30 to Saturday October 8

Cost: Tickets cost £14 for adults, £12 for concessions, £7 for students and under-16s

Call: 020 8567 0011

See hilarious The Full Monty: The Musical in Ruislip!

The Full Monty: The Musical by Ruislip Operatic Society

Following sell-out productions of Sister Act and Thoroughly Modern Millie, Ruislip Operatic Society (ROS) bring The Full Monty: The Musical to The Winston Churchill Theatre.

Carl Quaif said: "My last role with ROS required me to learn Chinese. This time I have to get over my nerves at stripping naked. What are they going to make me do next?"

Where: Winston Churchill Theatre, Manor Farm, Pinn Way, Ruislip, HA4 7QL

When: Play runs until Saturday October 1

Cost: Tickets cost £15 for adults, £13 for concessions

Call: 07905 932 366

See a gorgeous outdoor film in Wembley

Pulp Fiction at Wembley

Enjoy an outdoor film event in a stunning location as Nomad Cinema brings Tarantino cult classic Pulp Fiction to Wembley Park.

Grab a blanket or two, bring some delicious picnic food and sit under the stars with this brilliant classic movie.

Where: Wembley Park, Olympic Way, Wembley, HA9

When: Friday September 30, 7pm

Cost: Tickets cost from £7.50 to £13.50

Visit: www.whereisthenomad.com

See an incredible exhibition at the Natural History Museum

Colour and Vision: Through the Eyes of Nature at the Natural History Museum

Discover how the entwined histories of colour and vision have filled the natural world with the vibrant hues and shades we see today.

Follow a 565-million-year journey through the eyes of nature, uncover how vision first evolved and how colour in animals suddenly became the difference between life and death.

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

When: Exhibition runs until Sunday November 6

Cost: Tickets cost £10.80 for adults, £5.40 for concessions

Call: 020 7942 5511

See a "touching" play as it comes to Hammersmith

Things I Know To Be True at the Lyric Hammersmith

As beautifully touching as it is funny and bold, Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents' expectations.

Featuring Frantic Assembly's celebrated physicality, this play is not one to be missed.

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

When: Saturday September 10 to Saturday October 1

Cost: Tickets cost from £15 to £35

Call: 020 8741 6850

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