Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 19th-25th 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!

Enjoy your week whatever you’re doing!

 

19th
Monday
COMICS
STUART AND KATHRYN IMMONEN SIGNING RUSSIAN OLIVE TO RED KING at Forbidden Planet! 5.30-6.30 pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Russian Olive to Red King
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COMICS / CREATIVE
LAYDEEZ DO COMICS returns, and to their new home at Gosh Comics! Speakers include, Ellen Lindner, Estelle Bachelard (Bach), Laura Howell and John Maybury! UPDATE: BOOKED UP!
LE - LAYDEEZ DO COMICS
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COMICS / CREATIVE
LIVE-DRAW & WHISKEY TASTING WITH BOULET! 7pm – £10 (includes whiskey). Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA. UPDATE: Tickets sold out!
LE - Oct - Boulet
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BOOKS
BRANDON SANDERSON SIGNING SHADOWS OF SELF at Forbidden Planet! 7-8pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. Read more about Shadows of Self on our Jul-Dec 15 Gollancz New Titles page here…
CB - Go - Oct - Shadows of the Self
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MUSIC
THE BOHICAS at the Tufnell Park Dome! One of Mark K’s Top 10 Gigs (April): “Ambitious, arresting rock ‘n’ roll!” The Dome, Tufnell Park, 2 Dartmouth Park Hill, NW5 1HL. With support from SIEZE THE CHAIR and ZIBRA! Need a bunch to head along with? Some folk from the London Indie Music Meet-up bunch are planning on going…
MKS - The Bohicas
20th
Tuesday
BOOKS
JOE HILL SIGNS NOS4R2 at Forbidden Planet! 6-7 pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR.
LE - Oct - Nos4R2 signing
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COMICS
STEP ASIDE, POPS LAUNCH PARTY with KATE BEATON – 7-9pm at Gosh! GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR. Read more about Step Aside, Pops on our Jul-Dec 15 Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels page…
LE - Oct - Kate Beaton - resized
21st
Wednesday
BOOKS
BRADLEY BEAULIEU SIGNING TWELVE KINGS at Forbidden Planet! 6-7 pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Oct - Twelve Kings
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FILM
VIDEODROME at the Prince Charles! The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Oct - Videodrome
22nd
Thursday
COMICS
GRAPHIC SEX TALK (!) by STEVEN LOWTHER of the Wellcome Library at Gosh! 7.30-9pm – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR
LE - Oct - Graphic Sex Talk
23rd
Friday
MUSIC
HAYSEED DIXIE! The Brooklyn Bowl, The O2, Greenwich, SE10 0DX
LE - Oct - Hayseed Dixie Logo
23rd – 25th
Friday to Sunday
COMICS
MCM COMIC CON at Excel London, Victoria Docks!
LE - Logo - MCM2015_London
23rd Oct to 1st Nov, Fri to following Sunday
FILM
THE SECOND LONDON FIELDS FREE FILM FESTIVAL! Complete listing via this link, see below for our picks… FREE!
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24th
Saturday
COMICS / CREATIVE
This years JONATHAN CAPE / COMICA / OBSERVER GRAPHIC STORY PRIZE awarded!
Jonathan Cape Logo with text
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BOOKS
GARTH NIX signs at Forbidden Planet! 1-2 pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR.
LE - Oct - Garth Nix
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CLUBBING
SHATTERED BARRIERS at ICan Studios! Line-up: MASTERBLASTERS (Nano Records,UK) ★ XSI (United Beats, Fr) ★ APHID MOON (Aphid Records, UK) ★ POGO (Nano Records, UK) ★ TAGMA (H2O records, GR) *** EP Launch Party *** ★ CONTINEUM (Mutagen Records, UK) ★ DJ SEB (Freecansee, UK). And if you need a bunch to head down with the London Techno House & Psychedelic Clubbing Meetup are going…
LE - Oct - Shattered Barriers Gathering reduced
25th
Sunday
FILM
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** CULTURE, COMPASSION, COMMUNITY: LONDON FIELDS FREE FILM FESTIVAL shows ‘HOW WE USED TO LIVE’ (plus selected short films). 6pm – Stage 3 Cafe, Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ. How we Use to Live is a a cinematic ode to post-war London… created by acclaimed director Paul Kelly using rare footage drawn from the British Film Institute’s National Archive. Original music by Saint Etienne with a narration by Ian McShane.”!!!
LE - Oct - HWUTL reduced