Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 11th-17th April!

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!

As ever 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 and have a great week!

 

1th
Monday
* THEATRE / STORYTELLING
CRICK CRACK CLUB PRESENTS FAIRY TALES FOR ADULTS: BEN HAGGARTY’S THE BLACKSMITH AT THE BRIDGE OF BONES! “The Blacksmith at the Bridge of Bones is a dark and full-blooded myth originating from the Wye River. Into the English border landscape, Haggarty re-members a story of power, knowledge and alchemy, and explores the enduring relationship between a teacher and an apprentice.” Soho Theatre Upstairs, Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE
LE - Apr - Blacksmith at the Bridge of Bones
12th
Tuesday
BOOKS
AN EVENING WITH EOIN COLFER, P J LYNCH AND SIOBHAN PARKINSONexploring the magic of Ireland! Waterstones Piccadilly, 203/206 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HD
LE - Apr - Once Upon a Place
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GIG
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE @ THE TROXY – and some folk from the London Indie Music Meet-Up are heading along… The Troxy, 490 Commercial Road, E1 0HX. Need a bunch to go with? The fab Indie Music Meet-up are heading along…
LE - Apr - Animal Collective
13th
Wednesday
COMICS
JAY GUNN SIGNING & SKETCHING SURFACE TENSION @ Orbital Comics!
6-7.30 pm. Read more on Surface Tension on our February New Book Recommends pageJay Gunn’s musical influences on Surface Tension in his Carabas article here!
LE - Apr - Added - Jay Gunn Signing
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TALK / LONDON
BEN JUDAH and PETER POMERANTSEV talk THIS IS LONDON at Waterstones Hampstead! Waterstones Hampstead, 68-69 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QP, 7pm (tickets £5, £3 with WS card) *** See our JANUARY NEW BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on THIS IS LONDON and more great Non-Fiction and Fiction besides… ***
CB - NF - This is London
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GIG
PARALLEL LINES PRESENTS THE BIG MOON AT THE 100 CLUB! The 100 Club, Oxford Street, W1D 1LL. Need a bunch to go with? The fab Indie Music Meet-up are heading along…
LE - Apr - The Big Moon
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FILM
John Carpenter’s STARMAN at the Prince Charles! (Part of their John Carpenter selectrospective season…) The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Apr - Starman
14th
Thursday
* BOOKS / PERFORMANCE
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** In LONDON BOOK & SCREEN WEEK –LONDON’S VOICES: LIFE IN THE GLOBAL CITY! “An intimate evening at London’s Museum of Immigration spotlighting the city’s breadth and diversity at 19 Princelet St, featuring readings, performances, and talks from writers including Sathnam Sanghera, Nikesh Shukla, Ayisha Malik, and Amanda Paul.” Museum of Immigration, 19 Princelet Street Spitalfields, E1 6QH – 7-9 pm – £15 – £25
LE - Apr - Londons Voices 19 Princelet St logo
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TALK
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** CONWAY HALL ETHICAL SOCIETY & LONDONIST PRESENTS BEN JUDAH: THIS IS LONDON – Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R 4RL – 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm *** See our JANUARY NEW BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on THIS IS LONDON and more great Non-Fiction and Fiction besides… ***
CB - NF - This is London
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COMICS
MIKE CAREY SIGNS FELLSIDE at Forbidden Planet! 6-7 pm – check out our creator profile of Mike here and more on the book here and this and more Top April Titles here! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
CB - Orbit - Apr - Fellside
15th
Friday
FILM
John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE at the Prince Charles! (Part of their John Carpenter selectrospective season…) The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Apr - They Live
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CLUBBING
HERNAN CATTANEO & HENRY SAIZ (3 HOUR SET) AND DAVE SEAMAN AT MINISTRY OF SOUND! The Box: Hernan Cattaneo & Henry Saiz * Dave Seaman * 103: Sonic Union (Lowbit) * Tash (Movement) * Steve Parry (Selador) * Paul Pure * Baby Box * Dirty Discotech / Loft: TBA – Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, London. Need some folk to head along with? A bunch from the fabTechno/House/Psych Meet-up are going…
CPP - Ministry of Sound
16th
Saturday
MUSIC
RECORD STORE DAY! CELEBRATING THE UK’S INDEPENDENT RECORD SHOPS…“This year BBC Music is partnering with Record Store Day UK as the event gears up for its ninth annual celebration of independent record shops and the vinyl format. Special programming will take place across the BBC’s radio networks, and in particular on BBC Radio 6 Music. In the run up to Record Store Day, on his 6 Music show Steve Lamacq (Mon to Fri, 4-7pm) will be speaking to different record stores around the UK, revealing what events are taking place on the day.” Throughout the UK…
LE - Apr - Record Store Day

 

2nd
Tue, Wed
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 8pm, repeated the same time on Wednesday
CEP - Panel Border Logo
2nd
Tue
Liars’ League – Storytelling… The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, W1G 0PP – Writers write stories, actors read them – you get to enjoy!
CEP - Liars League logo
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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.
CEP - Comic Gosh!p

 

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