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

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
18th
COMICS
Laydeez Do Comics – Social / Creative: Comics – The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DT – Usually 2nd or 3rd Monday: check their site for changes and special events and more details
LE - LAYDEEZ DO COMICS
Tuesday
19th
MUSIC
SAINT MOTEL at Dingwalls
Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Camden Lock, NW1 8AB
Wednesday
20th
BOOKS
LAUREN BEUKES AND SARAH LOTZ AT FORBIDDEN PLANET! LAUREN BEUKES and SARAH LOTZ will be signing BROKEN MONSTERS (pb) and DAY FOUR at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Wednesday 20th May from 6 – 7pm!
Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
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MUSIC
BEST COAST @ Electric Ballroom – £17 inc fees. Electric Ballroom, 184 Camden High Street, NW1 8QP. Check them out on Soundcloud.
LE - Best Coast
Friday to Sunday
22nd – 24th
CONVENTION
MCM LONDON COMIC CON! SFF, Film, TV and Comics! Excel, Royal Victoria Dockk, E16 1XL
LE - Logo - MCM2015_London
EXHIBITION Friday 22nd May to Friday 12th June
COMICS / ART
DIY CULTURES EXHIBITION! “Exploring intersections of activism, craft and lo-fi art production accompanying contemporary and historical struggles for justice.” Curated by Hamja Ahsan, Helena Wee & Sofia Niazi – an extension of the DIY CULTURES FESTIVAL (see below). RICH MIX, Cinema and Arts Centre, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA #DIYJustice
LE - DIY Cultures Exhibition
Sunday
24th
COMICS
DIY CULTURES FAIR: “A day-long festival of zines, artist books, comics, artists-run spaces, talks, films, animation, poetry, video art, exhibitions, workshops – the spirit of independence, autonomy & alternatives.”
LE - DIY Cultures Fair 24th May
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FILM
THE WICKER MAN! The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - The Wicker Man

 

3rd
Wed
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
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…
CEP - The Deep Hum at the Heart of it all
3rd
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 11am
CEP - Panel Border Logo
4th / Last
Sat
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 7.00am (Repeat from Thursday)
CEP - Panel Border Logo

 

And if you happen to be staying in now or during the week here’s a round-up of articles from the week just gone to check out if you need a read! 🙂

 

Why the Graphic Novel? Panel coverage from The London Book Fair 2015

A Coffee with… KARRIE FRANSMAN! At the London Book Fair 2015

Events Profile: Rooftop Film Club

Group Profile: The Eclectic Mostly Science Fiction Mostly Books Book Club

Extract / Preview: Marked by Sue Tingey

Band Profile: Love L.U.V.