Nothing wrong with a cheap date.
Affordable Art Fair
What: Edgy, young artists, both emerging and established, sell works for less than £3,000.
Why: One hundred twenty galleries under one roof.
When: 11-14 Mar. Thurs., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ (020 8246 4848).
Mr. Big Ben
What: Self-trained deaf artist Vahakn Arslanian uses damaged materials and found objects to explore the idea of demolition.
Why: Curated by art throb Vito Schnabel.
When: Fri.-10 Apr. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 20 Hoxton Square Projects, N1 6NT (020 7729 2687).
Vintage Fashion Fair
What: Clothing, accessories and textiles, including gems from Ossie Clark, Yves Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood.
Why: Old is gold.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Rd., NW1 7AY (07956 683054).
What: High-energy group of twelve street dancers, three breakers and one DJ/MC makes its West End debut with a performance inspired by the ’80s hip-hop and funk scene.
Why: So you think you can dance?
When: Today-28 Mar. Tues.-Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: Peacock Theatre, Portugal St., WC2A 2HT (08444 124322). Tickets online at sadlerswells.com.
What: Comedy group performs new show in Notting Hill followed by snacks, drinking and dancing.
Why: Eddie Izzard, Harry Enfield and Al Murray all got their start with the company. No joke.
When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Tabernacle, Powis Sq., W11 2AY. Tickets at 08700 111960.
Art: Courtesy of Dan Parry-Jones