We look ahead to London’s art and exhibition openings in June 2019 and select the must-see shows. Art that’s cooking Recreating cultural artefacts with local food packaging is part of Rakowitz’s work. Courtesy of the artist Photo by Robert Chase Heishman The current fourth plinth sculpture is one of our favourites, so we’re stoked that…

Image copyright Google Image caption Paramedics treated Iderval da Silva on Charlotte Despard Avenue A teenager has been charged with murdering a man who died after he was attacked by a group trying to steal his moped. Brazilian national Iderval da Silva, 46, was found with a head injury on Charlotte Despard Avenue in Battersea,…

Attend a panel discussion on dealing with death Things to do BEER FESTIVAL: Kingston Beer & Cider Festival — now in its 20th year — bizarrely commemorates the 40th anniversary of the “withdrawal of the last RF type buses from service in Kingston”. Beyond the obscure theme there are 60+ ales, and 12 ciders and…

Image copyright Met Police Image caption A post-mortem examination gave Joshua White’s cause of death as a stab wound to the heart A teenage boy has been charged with murdering a man who was fatally stabbed in the heart in east London. Joshua White, 29, from Homerton, Hackney, was found with stab wounds on Friday…

Image caption Employees said “several bullets” entered the shop A 16-year-old boy was shot outside a chicken shop in Tooting, south London. Police were called to Tasty Chicken on Wimbledon Road at 21:53 BST on Thursday amid reports of shots being fired, but no suspects or injured people were found. Just over 10 minutes later,…

Salt House perform live in Clerkenwell Things to do WILD EXPEDITION: Send the kids off for a day of exploring in Hyde Park. Skills taught include navigating around the park using a compass, and creating a treasure map for their fellow adventurers to follow. Age 8-11. Hyde Park, £20, book ahead, 10am-3pm. Find more Easter…