Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 18th-24th 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!



Bird on the Wire presents DAMIEN JURADO + support from Siv Jakobsen! Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD – £19.70 (no hidden fees) – and the fab Indie Music Meet-up are heading along…
LE - Apr - Damien Jurado
FILMAGEDDON! The Prince Charles Cinema hosts a film quiz to end all film quizzes! The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
CPP - Filmageddon
Baba Yaga’s Hut presents: MISSION OF BURMA + USA NAILS @ ELECTROWERKZ! Another pick  by the London Indie Music Meet-up… Electrowerkz
7 Torrens Street,
, EC1V 1NQ (£15.40 inc fees)
LE - Apr - Mission of Burma
PICK ME UP GRAPHIC ARTS FESTIVAL 2016! 21st Apr to 2nd May: In its 7th year, featuring top emerging illustrators and designers and more established names in the graphic arts – This year it’s part of UTOPIA 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility and focuses on the themes of community within the graphic arts. Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA
LE - Apr - Pick Me Up
Eat Your Own Ears and Live Nation Presents: DRELLER + Gideon Bensen at Servant Jazz Quarters! * FREE! * Need a bunch to go with? The fab Indie Music Meet-up are heading along…
LE - Apr - Dreller
CLUB.THE.MAMMOTH. Presents: FUTURE OF THE LEFT + The St Pierre Snake Invasion + Right Hand Left Hand! £15.40 inc fees – Electric Ballroom, 184 Camden High Street, NW1 8QP. Need a bunch to go with? Another contingent from the Indie Music Meet-up are heading to this as well!
LE - Apr - Future of the Left
THE TOXIC AVENGER begins at The Southwark Playhouse! 22nd Apr to 21st May… “Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, in association with the King’s Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions, presents the European premiere of The Toxic Avenger * Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro * Music and Lyrics by David Bryan” Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 6BD
LE - Apr - The Toxic Avenger
John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK at the Prince Charles! (Part of their John Carpenter selectrospective season…) The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Apr - Escape from New York
JOHN ALLISON SIGNING & DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY at Orbital! 5.30pm signing, 7pm on stage. Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA.
LE - Apr - Giant Days V2
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** WITHNAIL & I at the NEW CROSS AND DEPTFORD FREE FILM FESTIVAL! FREE! (No ticket required – First come first served) Sanford Housing Co-op, Cold Blow Lane , London, SE14 6NB – 6:30PM
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** SVEN VATH at Koko! “House and Techno legend Papa Sven comes to London’s most iconic venue – Koko” – Tickets now £30. Need some folk to head along with? A bunch from the fab Techno/House/Psych Meet-up are going…
LE - Apr - Sven Vath
TIGA, OCTAVE ONE & MARTIN BUTTRICH @ XOYO! Now £13.50 + fees. XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street; Shoreditch; London EC2A 4AP – and the Techno/House/Psych Meet-up will be heading along to this as well!
LE - Apr - Tiga
GAME OF THRONES SEASON 6 BEGINS! 9pm on HBO in the US, simultaneous broadcast on Sky Atlantic at 2 am (Mon 25th) in the UK…
LE - Apr - Game of Thrones
BACK TO THE PRESENT: INDIE SHORT FILMS at the NEW CROSS AND DEPTFORD FREE FILM FESTIVAL! Free (No ticket required – First come first served) – 2:30pm, screening from 3pm – Short films from international creative Indie filmmakers with discussion after the screening. Films: Rough Relations – Callum O’Hara * Blinding Way – Wen you Cai *MONOBROW!! – Jamie H Scrutton  * The Green Door All Stars: Youth stand up! – Jack Barraclough * Textual Relationship – Syd Heather * Haven – Tim Porter * The Incident – Hero Mckenzie * Run Through the Forest Run! – Tim Faraday * Other guests TBC – New Cross Inn, 323 New Cross Road , London, SE14 6AS
LE - Apr - Added - NC&DFFF Indie Short Films


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.
CEP - Capers


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