Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 14th-20th March!

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!

 

14th
Monday
* THEATRE / STORYTELLING
CRICK CRACK CLUB PRESENTS: UNIVERSE – A mathematician finds a gift from a god. Blacksmiths beat out the music of the spheres. And why are there turtles everywhere?
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Where does myth meet science? Is it only in the middle of the night when we half wake and half sleep? In this timeless place of wonder and insight, time stretches and a fissure opens that builds a dream bridge between many worlds…
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Performance storyteller Clare Murphy dances into this liminal space; merging myth, deities, science and a hefty amount of turtle, in a playful exploration of the beginnings of the universe.
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Soho Theatre Upstairs, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE
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16th
Wednesday
* COMICS / BOOKS
BEN AARONOVITCH AND ANDREW CARTMEL SIGNING RIVERS OF LONDON: BODY WORK! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
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18th
Friday
* COMICS / BOOKS
And then the RIVERS OF LONDON: BODY WORK LAUNCH PARTY at  Gosh! with Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel! GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – 7-9 pm
LE - RoL Gosh
18th
Friday
GIG
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** THE WONDER STUFF 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR! The Kentish Town O2 Forum – with special guests The Wedding Present(!) and support from the Lottery Winners… *** New Album the same day! *** The Forum, 9 – 17 Highgate RD, Kentish Town, NW5 1JY
LE - Mar - The Wonder Stuff
19th
Saturday
FILM
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA @ The Prince Charles Cinema! “Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend’s fiancee is kidnapped. Speeding to the rescue, Jack finds himself deep beneath San Francisco’s Chinatown, in a murky, creature-filled world ruled by Lo Pan, a 2000-year-old magician who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits. Dodging demons and facing baffling terrors, Jack battles his way through Lo Pan’s dark domain in a full-throttle, action-riddled ride to rescue the girl.” The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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CRICK CRACK CLUB presents: 7 PRINCESSES OR HAFT PAYKAR OF NIZAMI“Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi serve up a wild Persian fairytale. A labyrinthine epic of secret rooms, impatient passions, clever women, wigs, and a prince who wrestled his crown from the teeth of two wild lions to become King.” Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA
LE - Mar - 7 Princesses or Haft Paykar of Nizami
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CLUBBING
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** WONDERLAND’S MARCH HARE AT THE PRINCE OF WALES! “THE LAST SKEPTIK (live), HONEYCUTS, SOULCHEEBA, LELLERS, DAN DE’LION, EKIM, ALYCIT CONTENT, BAXTER, AUTOM, RAKU, HARRIES, & more TBC – It’s in March – it’s Hairy – it’s Wonderland’s March Hare! Many styles of music, many visual marvels and excitement.” The Prince of Wales, 467 Brixton Road, SW9 8HH * Proceeds to the brilliant WONDER YEARS Charity who support communities in Gambia *
LE - Mar - Wonderland
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CLUBBING
SCUBA + NINA KRAVIZ (EXTENDED SET) + ROOM 2: GRECO-ROMAN SOUNDSYSTEM @ Xoyo. “For the penultimate [12 weeks of techno] event, Scuba’s set to joined by none other than techno titan Nina Kraviz. Constantly spearheading lineups at festivals across the global, the Russian tastemaker never fails to deliver pumping and eclectic cuts from her genre-spanning record collection.” XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A 4AW * The fab London Techno, House & Psychedelic Clubbing MU are heading along if you fancy joining…
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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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