What's on in East London this weekend, 20th and 21st July, 2019

Sentimental Journey

Join Neil Sands for his biggest ever matinee show with more singers, more stunning costumes, more memories and even more fun, as he takes you on a journey back through the fabulous 40s, the rocking 50s, the swinging 60s and the sensational 70s. This brand new production for 2019 is guaranteed to have you singing along from start to finish with over 60 all-time favourite songs.

Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1QT, Sunday, July 21, 1.30pm. Details: 01708 443333 queens-theatre.co.uk

The Hollywood eMotions

The Hollywood eMotions is a new project that comes from a profound passion for music and cinema. They play the best movie songs of all times from films including Dirty Dancing, Ghostbusters, James Bond, Grease, Flashdance, Footloose and many more.

Luna Lounge, 7 Church Lane, Leytonstone, E11 1HG, Saturday, July 20, 8pm. Details: 07904 525639 lunalounge.info


Following a year-long collaboration with Pilot Theatre, XOXO by Emma Dennis-Edwards is a response piece to Malorie Blackman’s novel Noughts and Crosses. Young & Talented School of Stage and Screen is an award-winning theatre school for children aged 3-19.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, E15 1BN, Saturday, July 20, 7pm. Details: 020 8534 0310 stratfordeast.com

Titanic the Musical

Set on the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic the Musical shares the hopes and dreams of the passengers who joined RMS Titanic on her ill-fated maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. Based on real people aboard the ship, the musical delves into the stories of third-class immigrants, who dream of a better life; second-class passengers aspiring for fame and fortune; and the millionaires in first class. Titanic the Musical swept the board at the 1997 Tony Awards, winning all five awards it was nominated for, including best musical.

Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1QT, until Saturday, July 20, various times. Details: 01708 443333 queens-theatre.co.uk

Until the Wind Changes

When an orphanage of unruly children turn out of control, employing a nanny is the only solution. But a good nanny is hard to find and often the best ones have something special about them. However when not one, but two nannies arrive the children learn that things are not always as they first appear. After their outstanding performance in Oliver! RDC Performing Arts School are proud to present their annual musical production.

Redbridge Drama Centre, Churchfields, South Woodford, E18 2RB, until Saturday, July 20, 7pm. Details: 020 8708 8800 redbridgedramacentre.co.uk

Essex Dance Theatre

Essex Dance Theatre present their national annual 2019 tour entertaining you with a mix of dance genres.

Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1JG, Sunday, July 21, 3pm and 6.30pm. Details: 01245 606505 chelmsford.gov.uk

The Jibbering Jester Comedy Club

The Jibbering Jester Comedy Club brings you another jam-packed night of hilarious entertainment by well-known stand-ups and comedy acts from television, radio and stage.

Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1QT, Sunday, July 21, 7.30pm. Details: 01708 443333 queens-theatre.co.uk

The Moon Exhibition

The Moon is the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s celestial neighbour. Charting the cultural and scientific story of our relationship with the Moon, the exhibition features over 180 objects, including artefacts from NASA's Apollo 11 mission. Reconnect with the wonders of the Moon through artefacts, artworks and interactive moments, and discover how it has captivated and inspired us throughout history. As well as re-living the momentous events of the original 'Space Race', the exhibition will also look ahead to the future of space exploration and the 21st century drive for humans to return to the Moon. Discover iconic lunar images, see amazing NASA equipment that has been to the Moon and back, and ask yourself: what does the Moon mean to us today?

National Maritime Museum, Park Rrow, SE10 9NF, from Friday, July 19. Details: rmg.co.uk