Duck under the big top this weekend.
Compagnie XY: Le Grand C
What: Young French circus ensemble recreates daily events in a 360-degree performance of acrobatics, dance and human pyramids.
Why: The first in a series of big top-themed gigs, films, musical events and talks.
When: 17-24 Apr. Daily, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Rd., NW1 8EH. Tickets (£20-£25) from 08444 828008 or online at roundhouse.org.uk.
Bodyamr Sample Sale
What: One-off ready-to-wear items, samples and past seasons’ stock from the London Fashion Week designer.
Why: Draped gowns, body-con dresses, jumpsuits and glam eveningwear from £30.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 7 Coptic St., WC1A 1NH (020 7691 2085).
Anita’s Vintage Fashion Fair
What: Clothing and accessories (from £5) for men, women and children from designers including Biba, YSL and Vivienne Westwood.
Why: Make it a cheap date.
When: 18 Apr. Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN (07768 346999).
Animal Art Fair
What: Up-and-coming and established artists present photographs, sculptures and paintings of creatures big and small.
Why: Go for a roaring good time.
When: 16-18 Apr. Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Fulham Palace, Bishops Ave., SW6 6EA. Tickets (£10) online at animalartfair.com.
Anta Utility Bags
What: Scottish interiors company turns leftover carpet waste into handy totes (£40).
Why: You’re well-grounded.
Where: To order, call 018628 32477 or e-mail email@example.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Compagnie XY