Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 1st-7th June!

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…

Massive week this week – enjoy!

 

Monday
1st
MUSIC
MIKAL CRONIN + DIGNAN PORCH @ The 100 Club – £11 inc fee
The 100 Club, Oxford Street, W1D 1LL
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FILM
MEMENTO – Stratford Rooftop Cinema – Roof East, Floors 7&8, Stratford multi-storey car park, Great Eastern Way, E15 1XE
LE - Jun - Memento
Wednesday
3rd
FILM
SCI-FI LONDON’S 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE AWARDS… 6.30PM – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX – INVITE ONLY – TICKETS TO WIN ON SITE. But you can still check out their Twitter to find out which deserving finalist won the prize…
LE - Jun - SFL - 48-hour-challenge-awards
Thursday
4th
AWARDS
The SFWA’s 50th NEBULA AWARDS!
Click link for more and the shortlists by category…
LE - Jun - Nebula Awards
Thursday
4th
TV – DR WHO
LEARN THE SCIENTIFIC SECRETS OF DR WHO: Join SIMON GUERRIER, JENNY COLGAN, ANDREW SMITH and DR. MAREK KUKULA revealing THE SCIENTIFIC SECRETS OF DOCTOR WHO at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Thursday 4th June from 6 – 7pm! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Jun - The Scientific Secrets of Dr Who
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FILM
HARDWARE 25TH ANNIVERSARY screening at the SCI-FI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL! THE RITZY PICTUREHOUSE, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, SW2 1JG
LE - Jun - SFL - Hardware
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FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 4… 8.50pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP4 - Gear
Friday
5th
FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 5… 4.30pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP5 - Roadside
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DR WHO
CLEAR SPOT – Panel Borders 1 hour extra: Ten Years of new Doctor Who spin-offs! 8pm – Alex Fitch talks to novelist Alastair Reynolds, writers / editors Jay Eales and Selina Locke, artists David Roach and Mike Collins, & writer / producer James Goss in a Q&A recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON!
CEP - Panel Border Logo
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MUSIC
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** Meet PENNY FOR THE WORKHOUSE down the Kilburn High Road! With Le Skiv + JJ Draper + Jonathan Blake + Harriet Langley – The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Rd, NW6 7JR – Check out our profile of the awesome Penny for the Workhouse for a preview here…
CPP - Penny for the Workhouse
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CLUB NIGHT
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND ***RUMPUS Volume 26 at Islington Metal Works – SCIENCE V MAGIC! Islington Metal Works, 7 Torrens Street, EC1V 1NQ
LE - Jun - Rumpus V26
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5th-14th
FESTIVAL
The Crouch End Festival – “10 packed days of art, music, drama, spoken word, poetry, comedy, dance, film, photography, workshops, crafts and much, much more…” Over 200 performers and 160 events in 80 venues last year – news on the film festival side coming soon. See also our particular picks individually below…
LE - Jun - Clocktower-man-poster-2015_square-770x770
Saturday
6th
BOOKS
CHRIS BECKETT signing MOTHER OF EDEN at Forbidden Planet – 1 – 2pm! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
CBP - Chris Beckett - Mother of Eden
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FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 6… 2.15pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP6 - savant-kali-47
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COMICS
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** MIKE CAREY signing & ‘director’s commentary’ of THE UNWRITTEN: THE APOCALYPSE (Volume 11) at Orbital Comics! From 6pm… Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA. * See our Profile of the fantastic Mike Carey here! *
LE - Jun - Mike Carey
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COMICS
CECAF: The Crouch End Comic Art Festival – part of the Crouch End Festival – “will host the best and brightest cartoonists and independent publishers currently active in the UK comic scene.
On the day there will be over 25 exhibitors selling a variety of comics, graphic novels, prints and all sorts of visual matter.”
LE - Jun - CECAF
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FESTIVAL / ZOMBIES!
ROCKY HORROR ZOMBIE WALK! Part of the Crouch End Festival: “Zombie gathering and walk through Crouch End to the green where we will be showing the Rocky Horror Picture Show (PG) starring Tim Curry and Richard O’Brien.”
LE - Jun - Crouch End Festival RHZW
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FILM
RESERVOIR DOGS – Peckham Rooftop Film Club – The Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
Reservoir Dogs
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FILM
THE BIG LEBOWSKI at Rooftop Film Club Stratford
Stratford Rooftop Cinema – Roof East, Floors 7&8, Stratford multi-storey car park, Great Eastern Way, E15 1XE
Sunday
7th
FESTIVAL
The last day of SCI-FI LONDON 2015…
CP - SFL
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FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 1 (reshowing)… 6.30pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP1 - Dual
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FILM
GHOSTBUSTERS at the Rooftop Cinema Shoreditch
Shoreditch Rooftop Film Club – Queen of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch, EC2A 3JX

 

No.

Day

Event / Type / Venue / Description

1st
Tue
Distraction Club – Comedy – THE PHOENIX, 37 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PP – Mitch Benn et al’s A-list comedy night!
CEP - The Distraction Club
1st
Wed
Process – Gosh Comic Creators – Social / Creative: Comics – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – Monthly comic creators workshop/discussion group
CEP - Process (Image by Steve Walsh)
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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
1st
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 11am
CEP - Panel Border Logo
1st
Sat
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 7.00am (Repeat from Thursday)
CEP - Panel Border Logo
Star Shaped Club – Club Night: Indie – The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 1RD – Britpop funtimes have a new name… See also our STAR SHAPED EVENT PROFILE for this and their other nights!
LE - Star Shaped