LEARN how to live off the land - yes, even in London - with a special Grow Your Own event hosted by Harrow Garden Centre, where green-fingered experts will be sharing top tips on growing vegetables on an allotment or vegetable patch, or in containers.
Staff will be providing advice on setting up your patch, and creating an area in the garden centre to show visitors what can be achieved. Even if you are a newcomer to vegetable growing, you can start with some tomatoes in hanging baskets.
What? Grow Your Own
When? Saturday, April 17 from 9am-6pm and Sunday, April 18 from 10.30am-4.30pm
Where? Harrow Garden Centre, Headstone Lane, Harrow,
Contact: 020 8428 3408
Path to enlightenment
EXPERIENCE an evening of spiritual enlightenment by learning the art of meditation, which is said to help uncover the beauty buried within every human being; answer a person's longing for spiritual connection and enable a return to stability, peace and joy.
This event, hosted by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (UK), will feature speaker Simon Ralph, whose has travelled to more than 35 countries in search of answers to one burning question - "Who am I?"
What? Discover the art of meditation
When? Wednesday, April 21 from 7.45pm-9.15pm
Where? Bernays Memorial Hall, (next to Sainsbury's) 25 The Broadway, Stanmore HA7 4DA
Contact: 020 8727 3358 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Luck of the Irish
ENJOY an evening serenaded by Foster and Allen, a well-loved Irish duo who are still going strong after working together for 30 years.
Since the pair enjoyed chart success with their first hit in 1978, they have gone on to record 20 gold award-winning albums and have toured the globe many times.
What? Foster and Allen
When? Tuesday at 7.30pm
Where? Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, UB3 2UE
Contact: Box office 020 8561 8371
The art of war
EXPLORE the work of 13 emerging artists by visiting Warriors, an exhibition featuring 2D, 3D and interpretive dance.
The show focuses on the original concept of a warrior and how it has ingratiated itself into various avenues of modern day culture, including the rugby world, where the inimitable 'Haka' is still used today to intimidate opponents before battle.
A complex and challenging project curated by Helen Batley, Nami Chikhlia and Jennifer Elder, who met and trained at London's prestigious Central St Martins.
What? Warriors exhibition
When? Until May 14, 2pm-6pm
Where? The Gallery at Willesden Green, Willesden Green Centre, 95 High Road
Contact: 020 8459 1421
Family fun on the miniature railway every Sunday afternoon
SPEND a lazy Sunday afternoon on the ever popular Harrow and Wembley Miniature Railway as steam locomotive journeys resume for the summer period, weather conditions permitting.
The current track, which snakes its way around Roxbourne Park, Eastcote, has been open for more than 30 years. Events are organised by the Society of Harrow and Wembley Model Engineers, which is due to celebrate its 75th anniversary next year. Please note children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
What? Harrow and Wembley Miniature Railway
When? Sundays from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Where? Roxbourne Park, Field End Road, Eastcote
Cost? 50 pence
Contact: Call 01923 779 382 or email email@example.com