Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 20th-26th 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. 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
20th
MUSIC
LAURA MARLING @ Queen Elizabeth Hall – “Exquisitely talented singer songwriter” – Mark Kelly; one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for more of MK’s April Picks and dates by Laura Marling)
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX
Thursday
23rd
BOOKS
PETER NEWMAN SIGNING THE VAGRANT – 6.30-7.30pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR. See also our APRIL BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on this and other particularly fantastic titles publishing this month!
CBP Apr - The Vagrant
FESTIVAL
23rd Apr to 4th May
ART / COMICS
PICK ME UP GRAPHIC ARTS FESTIVAL returns for its sixth edition! 23 April – 4 May 2015, Open daily 10.00 – 18.00, late night Wednesdays and Thursdays until 22.00. Day tickets £10.00, concessions £8.00 * Festival Pass £17.50
Embankment Galleries, South Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
Friday
24th
MUSIC
JOANNA GRUESOME @ The Scala, Kings Cross “Welsh Noise Pop” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
MKA - Joanna Gruesome
Friday
24th
COMICS
LOST PROPERTY Launch Party with Andy Poyiadgi! 7-9pm – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR
LE - Nobrow - Lost Property
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FILM
THE CROW – The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
CE Jan - The Crow
MUSIC
Junius + City of Ships @ The Barfly! (Pick by the Indie MU’s Michael Counsell!)
The Barfly, 49 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AN
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MUSIC
The Fall @ Electric Brixton!
Electric Brixton, Town Hall Parade, Brixton, SW2 1RJ
Saturday
25th
FILM
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND ***ARNIE ALL-NIGHTER!!! The Prince Charles says: We love Arnold Schwarzenegger, you love Arnold Schwarzenegger, so let’s all have an Arnold Schwarzenegger love-in as we serve up 6 of our favourite Arnold Schwarzenegger action films back-to-back in what is sure to be the most muscular night at the PCC… EVER!!!! LINE-UP: COMMANDO, PREDATOR, THE RUNNING MAN, TOTAL RECAL, LAST ACTION HERO and a MYSTERY selection. [We say: GET TO DA CINEMAAAAH!]
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
Sunday
26th
MUSIC
WILKO JOHNSON @ The Shepherds Bush Empire “Rockin’ r’n’b survivor!!!” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
The Empire, Shepherds Bush
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MUSIC
PENNY FOR THE WORKHOUSE + IDLE LIARS & PAVITT & PALS!  The Fiddler’s Elbow, 1 Malden Road, Camden, NW5 3HS – Plus CHECK OUR REVIEWS OF PftW here – GREAT band…
CPP - Penny for the Workhouse

 

Mon
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

 

4th / Last
Wed
BSFA Open Meeting – non-members welcome. Last Wednesday usually (check) – Talk / Social: Sci-Fi – The Artillery Arms (upstairs), 102 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8ND – Interview with author and social gathering – non-members welcome and free!
BSFA Logo
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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
4th / Last
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 11am
CEP - Panel Border Logo
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BookSlam – usally last Thursday (check) – Event: Literary / Books – The Grand, 21-25 St. John’s Hill, Clapham, SW11 1TT – Literary caberet
CEP - Book Slam strapline
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
4th / Last
Sat
Scared to Dance – Last Saturday (also second) – Club Night: Indie – MOUSTACHE BAR, 58 Stoke Newington Road, Hackney, N16 7XB – Bi-monthly club night in East London playing indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.
CEP - Scared to Dance