Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 10th-16th August!

Carabas This Weeks Event Recommends...

For our full months event recommendations see our London Events page and Regular Events page also – if we’re missing something (your own event or someone else’s) let us know. Enjoy!

Below the first run of events extracted and pasted from our London Events you’ll find the same for this week from our Regular Events page which covers those ongoing weekly and monthly happenings…

Enjoy!

 

10th-15th
Monday-Saturday
THEATRE / SFF
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** KING CHAOS by BAD BAT PRODUCTIONS – in the Camden Fringe at the Tristan Bates Theatre! Tristan Bates Theatre, 1A Tower St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NP. “A new one-hour science fiction comedy play about morality, power and corruption (in space), and successor to the critically-acclaimed Future Boys stage adventures, ‘Pilgrim Shadow’ and ‘Dead Static’, written and directed by Steve Jordan.”
LE - Aug - King Chaos
11th
Tuesday
FILM
THE DARK KNIGHT – Batman to you – showing at the LUNA CINEMA!
Victoria Tower Gardens, Millbank, SW1P 3JA
11th-15th
Tue-Sat
BEER
THE GREAT BRITISH BEER FESTIVAL! “The Great British Beer Festival is organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and offers visitors the chance to explore over 900 real ales, ciders, perries and international beers to discover their perfect pint…”
LE - Aug - GBBF logo
12th
Wednesday
COMICS
PHONOGRAM THE IMMATERIAL GIRL #1 signing at Gosh Comics with KIERON GILLEN & JAMIE MCKELVIE!!!
LE - Aug - Phonogram
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JAY FAERBER SIGNING AT ORBITAL, 6-7.30pm! Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
LE - Aug - Jay Faerber
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COMICS
PAUL CORNELL and NEIL EDWARDS signing at FORBIDDEN PLANET! 6 – 7pm! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR.  See also our Creator Profile of PAUL CORNELL here!
LE - Aug - FP PC FI NE signing
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OUR MONTHLY CENTRAL LONDON SOCIAL DRINKS EVENT – from 7pm onwards!

COMICS * MUSIC * SFF * FILM * DRINKS

See Our Events page for more and contact details to join the mailing list!

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BOOKS
PETER F HAMILTON interviewed by GARETH L POWELL! With the BSFA, hosted by the Gerard Earley (creator / organiser of the London Sci-fi Book Club and the London Fantasy Book Club) and Andrea Dietrich – Free Entry! Blackett Laboratory, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ
Oct - Abyss beyond Dreams
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FILM
TRAINSPOTTING at the ROOFTOP FILM CLUB PECKHAM! Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
LE - Aug - Trainspotting
13th
Thursday
FILM
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES at the ROOFTOP FILM CLUB PECKHAM! Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
LE - Aug - The Motorcycle Diaries
14th
Friday
FILM
POP UP SCREEN’S: STAND BY ME *** OUR LOVELY FRIENDS AT POP-UP SCREENS HAVE BEEN GOOD ENOUGH TO GIVE YOU A 20% DISCOUNT ON THIS AND ALL OTHER SCREENINGS VIA CARABAS! Enter code c4r4b4s20 when checking out to get your discount! ***
Ravenscourt Park, Ravenscourt Avenue Hammersmith W6 0SL
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FILM
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at the ROOFTOP FILM CLUB PECKHAM! Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
LE - Aug - The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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FILM
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW – also at the ROOFTOP FILM CLUB STRATFORD! Roof East, Floors 7 & 8, Stratford Multi-Storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, E15 1XE
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FILM
LOST BOYS at THE NOMAD CINEMA! *** Tickets free by ballot thanks to Get Living London: Proceeds to Charity *** Victory Park, Celebration Avenue, Stratford, E20 1DB
LE - Jun - Lost Boys
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FILM
SCI-FI SEASON  at the Prince Charles, beginning with ALTERED STATES!
LE - Aug - Sci-fi Season at the Prince Charles
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MUSIC
EVI VINE plays at St Pancras Old Church, ALMA headlining! If in any doubt as to whether you should be going Check out Mark K’s review of her earlier gig here!
St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Road, NW1 1UL
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CLUBBING
HERNEO CATTANIO ET AL AT MINISTRY OF SOUND! The Box: Hernan Cattaneo (3 hours) * Guy Mantzur * Darin Epsilon & Cid Inc / 103 *  Dave Seaman & King Unique (3 hours) * Graziano Raffa * Daniel Mielowski / Other rooms: tbc. Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, London
LE - Aug - The Gallery - Hernan Catteano et al
15th
Saturday
COMICS / DR WHO
NICK ABADZIS, AL EWING and ROB WILLIAMS signing Titan Comics 11th & 12th Doctors Collections! 1-2pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Aug - Revolutions of Terror
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COMICS / DR WHO
TITAN COMICS PRESENTS DR WHO COMICS DAY AT ORBITAL! With ANDREW CARTMEL & JESSICA MARTIN (signing 1pm), PAUL CORNELL & NEIL EDWARDS (signing 4.30pm) – and ANDREW, PAUL AND NEIL with NICK ABADZIS, ROB WILLIAMS and AL EWING and more in the live podcast at 7pm!!! [Click the gold links for our profiles of fab creators Jessica and Paul on Carabas]
LE - Aug - Doctor Who Comics Day at Orbital
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FILM
BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA AT THE PRINCE CHARLES! “I am Cornholio! Are you threatening me?”
LE - Aug - Beavis and Butthead Do America
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MUSIC
PENNY FOR THE WORKHOUSE playing PROUD CABARET! Half hour set at 5pm. Check out our profile of the fab PftW here (with links on to reviews and our ‘A Pint with…’ interview with the band)
PROUD CAMDEN, The Horse Hospital, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AH

 

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GOSH!P – Gosh Comic Readers – Social / Love of: Comics – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – Comic book discussion group to chat about their books of the month – normally one mainstream and one small press… Drinks after.
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The Deep Hum At The Heart Of It All – Weekly Gig night – The Social, 5 Little Portland St, W1W 7JD – Gig night – Emerging bands…
CEP - The Deep Hum at the Heart of it all
2nd
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 11am
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3rd
Sat
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 7.00am (Repeat from Thursday)
CEP - Panel Border Logo