Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 25th-31st 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…

Big week this week – enjoy!

 

Monday
25th
FILM
THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY! The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - The Dark Knight Trilogy
Tuesday
26th
FILM
KUNG FU ELLIOTT
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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MUSIC
GALLOWS @ The Garage with BABY GODZILLA + CREEPER! The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 1RD – One of Mark K’s May Gig picks
MKM - Gallows
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MUSIC
NOVELLA @ The Victoria, Dalston *** One of Mark K’s TOP TEN May Gig picks *** The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, E8 3AS
MKM - Novella
Wednesday
27th
FILM
JAWS! The classic shark thriller – strangely on the very month that Jonathan Green’s SHARKPUNK anthology is published!
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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COMICS
JAY GUNN LAUNCHES SURFACE TENSION #1 at Forbidden Planet, 6-7pm – 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Surface Tension
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COMICS
MATERIAL SIGNING WITH WILL TEMPEST & TOM MULLER – GOSH! COMICS, 1 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F 0DR – 6-7pm
LE - May - Will Tempest & Tom Muller - Material
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MUSIC
PINS @ The Lexington, Kings Cross – with Dream Wife + Kyogen + Jupiter-C! The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 9JB – One of Mark K’s May Gig picks
MKM - PINS
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MUSIC
Kilimanjaro Live & DMP present CHUCK PROPHET & THE MISSION EXPRESS + THE DREAMING SPIRES! The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 1RD – One of Mark K’s May Gig picks
MKM - Chuck Prophet
Thursday
28th
BOOKS
JENNY T COLGAN SIGNING RESISTANCE IS FUTILE at Forbidden Planet! 6-7pm – 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. More on the book on our May New Book Recommends!
CBP - May - Resistance is Futile
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COMICS
THE KING IN YELLOW LAUNCH PARTY WITH INJ CULBARD! – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – 7-9 pm. Published by SELF MADE HERO – see this and more books published / publishing Jan-Jun from SMH here.
LE - King in Yellow - Gosh
Friday 29th May – Sunday 7th June
FESTIVAL
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** SCI-FI LONDON begins! Various locations, films and events – check the site for daily events and showings and check our particular picks of the festival below…
CP - SFL
Friday
29th
FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 1(reshowing)… 8.55pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP1 - Dual
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MUSIC
MAMA Presents COLLEEN GREEN + THE DOUGH ROLLERS + PETER BIBBY! Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen.
2 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU – One of Mark K’s May Gig picks
MKM - Colleen Green
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BRIX AND THE EXTRICATED @ The 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, W1D 1LL – One of Mark K’s May Gig picks
MKM - Brix and the Extricated
Friday to Sunday
29th – 31st
CONVENTION
STARFURY’s INVA5ION! (That’ Invasion 5 ;)) – Guest talks, photo and autograph sessions, competitions, parties… Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, UB3 5AW
LE - Starfury, Inva5ion
Saturday
30th
MUSIC FESTIVAL!
CAMDEN ROCKS 2015 – Early Bird tickets gone – now £30 for over 200 bands… Including LAWNMOWER DETH! Venues across Camden – TOP RECOMMEND FROM US ALL!
LE - Camden Rocks 30th May!
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FESTIVAL
SFL – NEW SCIENTIST PRESENTS – short films and discussions about why stories, games and falsehoods may be our best guide to tomorrow. With culture editor Simon Ings and introduced with a keynote by multi-award winning science fiction writer Alastair Reynolds. At the BFI Sountbank… UPDATE: SOLD OUT!
LE - NS & SFL
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MUSIC
Grunge Pioneers MUDHONEY @ The Forum, Kentish Town! 9 – 17 Highgate Rd, NW5 1JY (One ofMark K’s May Gig picks)
MKM - Mudhoney
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MUSIC
COLLEEN GREEN + KEEL HER + SEEDS OF DOUBT + MADONNATRON @ The Windmill, Brixton, 22 Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5BZ (One ofMark K’s May Gig picks)
MKM - Colleen Green
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FILM
MIDDLE EARTH MARATHON, The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Middle Earth Marathon
Sunday
31st
MUSIC
PENNY FOR THE WORKHOUSE playing at the Victoria Embankment Summer Market with City Showcase Markets!
CPP - Penny for the Workhouse
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FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 4… 2pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP4 - Gear
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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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FILM
SCI-FI LONDON SHORTS PROGRAMME 6… 6.50pm – STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE, Stratford Centre, Salway Road, E15 1BX
LE - Jun - SFL - SP6 - savant-kali-47

 

4th / Last
Tue
Super Relaxed Fantasy Club (SRFC) – Social / Talk – Two authors / publishing pros from the SFF genre speaking and drinks and merriment after. *** This month with James Barclay and Lucy Claire Hounsam, debut author of Starborn! ***
CEP - SRFC
4th
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
Last
Wed
Comica Social – Last Wednesday – Social: Comics – The Central Bar,The Foyer, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX – Free gathering for those who love comics – 6-10pm
CEP - Comica Social Club
4th / Last
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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 – usually last Thursday (check) – Event: Literary / Books – The Grand, 21-25 St. John’s Hill, Clapham, SW11 1TT – Literary cabaret
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