Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 13th-19th 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. 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…

 

 

Monday – Sunday
13th-19th
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LONDON BOOK AND SCREEN WEEK! Various events and venues…
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Monday – Sunday
13th-19th
BOOKS
LONDON BOOKSHOP CRAWL! Part of London Book and Screen Week
Various – North, East, South, West, Central
Monday
13th
MUSIC
SINEAD O’CONNOR @ The London Barbican – “Controversial star promotes her I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss album” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS
Tuesday
14th
CREATIVE / BOOKS
WRITING AND PUBLISHING FANTASY AND DYSTOPIAN FICTION – Guardian Masterclasses with JOE ABERCROMBIE, PETER V BRETT, FRANCESCA HAIG and Harper Voyager’s JANE JOHNSON! Tickets £49 – The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9GU
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BOOKS *** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** IMAGINED LONDON WITH DEBORAH HARKNESS AND VICTORIA SCHWAB! Via London Book and Screen Week. ‘Join us for a thrilling evening of discussion on the inspiration behind Deborah and Victoria’s alternative version of London, in their novels The Book of Life and A Darker Shade of Magic, respectively. To top it all off the wonderful Sarah Pinborough will be chairing this discussion!’ – Waterstones, 203/206 PiccadillyW1J 9HD
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See more on A Darker Shade of Magic and The Book of Life on our URBAN FANTASY publishing Jan-Jun 15 page!
Check out Sarah Pinborough’s roundly lauded latest book The Death House on our FEBRUARY NEW BOOK RECOMMENDS page!
Wednesday
15th
COMICS
KIM NEWMAN & MAURA MCHUGH SIGNING WITCHFINDER! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
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MUSIC
George Clinton & Parliament / Funkadelic “The legendary master of funk!!!” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
Koko Camden, 1A Camden High Street, NW1 7JE
Thursday
16th
BOOKS
ANGUS WATSON SIGNING CLASH OF IRON – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR. See also our APRIL BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on this and other particularly fantastic titles publishing this month!
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Thursday – Saturday
16th – 18th
THEATRE
BAD BAT PRODUCTIONS Presents GLOBAL MEGA INCORPORATED! – a new comedy sketch show about the tribulations of a wayward corporation on the brink of destruction.
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Friday
17th
MUSIC
The KAST OFF KINKS @ The Half Moon, Putney! (Pick by the Indie MU’s Michael Counsell!)
Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 1EU
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MUSIC
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Reunion of multi-genre art-rock band from the late 1960s” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
Koko Camden, 1A Camden High Street, NW1 7JE
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COMICS
LINE OF LONDON SEQUENTIAL DRAWING CLASS! In conjunction with T-Pub and London Book & Screen Week, Orbital is pleased to present our first drawing class of the year with a focus on sequential storytelling. Artists Caspar Wijngaard, Seb Antoniou & Patrick Koduah will guide you through an original three-page sequence, exploring the various ways it can be interpreted visually. From 7pm, tickets £10. Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
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FILM
ROBOT JOX – Well the reviews weren’t great but we always fancied seeing it… The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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Saturday
18th
MUSIC
RECORD STORE DAY!
Various, esp Berwick St London
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COMICS
RECORD STORE DAY at GOSH! Discounts, tie-ins and freebies… GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR
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BOOKS
TIM LEBBON SIGNING THE SILENCE! 1-2pm. Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR. See also our APRIL BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on this and other particularly fantastic titles publishing this month, and our Q&A with Tim Lebbon as well!
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WIRE @ The Lexington “Re-formed pioneers of post punk” – Mark Kelly; one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for more of MK’s April Picks and dates by WIRE)
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JB

 

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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3rd
Wed
Capers! Gosh Superhero discussion – Social / Love of: Comics – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – Monthly meet-up to explore and celebrate the world of super-heroes.
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3rd
Wed
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! 4.30pm (also on Thursday 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)
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