Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 12th-18th October!

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!

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!

 

12th
Monday
STORYTELLING / THEATRE
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** CRICK CRACK CLUB presents: HEART OF A HERO by CHIRINE EL ANSARY! “Even the greatest of Bedouin warriors has a heart…”Soho Upstairs – Soho Theatre Company, 21 dean Street, W1D 3NE
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14th
Wednesday
MUSIC
INHEAVEN, THE BIG MOON & VANT @ Dingwalls! Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Camden Lock, NW1 8AB. Need a bunch to head along with? The London Indie Music Meet-up bunch are planning on going!
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Live Nation presents METRIC plus All Tvvins @ The Forum! The Forum, 9 – 17 Highgate RD, Kentish Town, NW5 1JY. Need a bunch to head along with? The London Indie Music Meet-up bunch are planning on going!
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Goldenvoice presents LEFTFIELD at the Roundhouse! The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH
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15th – 18th
Thursday to Sunday
FESTIVAL: BOOKS / SFF!
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** THE GOLLANCZ FESTIVAL! Gollancz Books bring us 4 days of speculative and fantastical greatness in literary and filmic form! (See below at the Prince Charles for the latter). Bookshop events in Manchester on the 15th and at Waterstones Piccadilly on the 17th! #GollanczFest15
LE - The Gollancz Festival
15th
Thursday
MUSIC
THE GRAVELTONE’S Live at The Jazz Cafe! The Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, NW1 7PG. Mark K caught their ‘gnarly blues rock’ at Camden Rocks!
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THE NEVERISTS + HARSH BLUE + I CRIED ON TV + ONLY BRAVES + THE BASKERVILLES at The Dublin Castle! The Dublin Castle, 94 Parkway Camden Town, NW1 7AN. Check out Mark K’s review of The Neverists and others at The Good Ship Kilburn here!
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BOOKS
CHRISTOPHER FOWLER SIGNS THE SAND MEN AT FORBIDDEN PLANET! 6-7pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. Read more on The Sand Men on our October Book Recommends and / or an extract on Carabas here!
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COMICS
ORBITAL COMICS, COMICA, THE OBSERVER AND JONATHAN CAPE PRESENT THE ‘GRAPHIC SHORT STORY PRIZE’ EXHIBITION LAUNCH! Opening night on the 15th, exhibition runs from the 16th to the 1st November, winner announced on the 24th October!
LE - Oct - Graphic Short Story Prize Exhibition reduced
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FILM
THE GOLLANCZ FESTIVAL: MINORITY REPORT at the Prince Charles! Presented by SFF authors with chance to meet them and get books signed at the bar at 7.30pm, with showing at 8.15! (Goody bags for every attendee)
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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YAKUZA APOCALYPSE at the London Film Festival! “The ever outrageous Takashi Miike fuses elements of action, horror, slapstick and exploitation in this wild gangster vampire saga.” Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA. Repeated Sunday 18th at 8.45 at the Picturehouse Central
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*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** LONDON CALLING at the London Film Festival!“A selection of new shorts from some of the capital’s most exciting upcoming filmmakers, supported by Film London’s production schemes.” 9pm – NFT 1, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1 8XT.Repeated Saturday 17th at 6.15pm at The Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA
LE - Oct - LFF - London Calling - Reduced
16th
Friday
FILM
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** KUNG FURY & MIAMI CONNECTION DOUBLE FEATURE at the Prince Charles! Okay so we have no doubt the second feature is awesome as well but… KUNG FURY! As the Prince Charles say: “In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time – kung fuhrer Hitler!” The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Oct - Kung Fury & Miami Connection
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RATTER at the London Film Festival! “A thrilling exercise in techno terror which sees a young woman cyber-stalked by an unseen assailant.”8.45, The Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, E8 1HE. Repeated Sunday at 8.45 at The ICA, 12 Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y 5AH
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CLUBBING
THE GALLERY featuring NEELIX, SIMON PATTERSON, JOHN ASKEW & GAI BARONE! The Box at Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, Elephant & Castle, SE1 6DP. And if you need a bunch to head down with the London Techno House & Psychedelic Clubbing Meetup are going…
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17th
Saturday
BOOKS
THE GOLLANCZ FESTIVAL at Waterstones Piccadilly! Two rooms of author talks and more! * Update: Sold out – check in with Gollancz as more tickets may be released *
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CLUBBING
DUSKY TAKES A TRIP 2 (8 HOUR SET) at the Oval Space! Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, E2 9DY. And if you need a bunch to head down with the London Techno House & Psychedelic Clubbing Meetup are going…
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18th
Sunday
FILM
THE GOLLANCZ FESTIVAL: THE PRESTIGE at the Prince Charles! Presented by SFF authors with chance to meet them and get books signed at the bar at 7.30pm, with showing at 8.30! (Goody bags for every attendee) With Catriona Ward, Ed Cox, Bradley Beaulieu & Den Patrick!
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY

 

2nd
Tue
Liars’ League – Storytelling… The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, W1G 0PP – Writers write stories, actors read them – you get to enjoy!
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2nd
Wed
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Our own humbly awesome event – Social / Creative / Love of: all the good stuff on here! See the Our Events page above
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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…
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3rd
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 11am
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Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 7.00am (Repeat from Thursday)
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