Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 2nd-8th November!

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!

As ever 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…

Enjoy and have a great week!


NAKED LUNCH at the Prince Charles – The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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Special LAUNCH PARTY edition of the fab BOOKSLAM for THREE’S A CROWD: BOOK SLAM VOLUME III’! With contributors JESSIE BURTON, NIKITA LALWANI and ALEX PRESTON, live music from MAHALIA and a poetry set from contemporary prince of the hip hop zeigeist, LOYLE CARNER – all hosted by FELICITY WARD (books sold by NEWHAM BOOKS). Tickets £5, from 6.30 at The Grand, 21-25 St John’s Hill, SW11 1TT. Click here for more on THREE’S A CROWD on our Jul-Dec Non-Fiction Book Recommends page!
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DAVE HUTCHINSON signs EUROPE AT MIDNIGHT at Forbidden Planet! 6-7pm – Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. Read more about this and other great titles publishing in November on our recommends page here!
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UNDERNEATH EXHIBITION AT ORBITAL COMICS – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7TH TO DECEMBER 5TH – PRIVATE VIEW ON FRIDAY 6TH! “This November we’ve brought together a stellar group of cartoonists to display some of their influences and inspirations by paying tribute to creators, characters and stories that have had an impact in their own work. Featuring a combination of prints and original art, the show counts with contributions from: * Siobhan Alcaide, John Allison, Andy Barron, Hannah Berry, Robert Brown, Alessandra Criseo, William Exley, Jack Fallows, James Gifford, Julian Hanshaw, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Mike Medaglia, Philippa Rice, Julia Scheele, Hamish Steele, Jack Teagle, Donya Todd and Tillie Walden. * …an informal, relaxed evening, with the chance to see lovely art first-hand, meet some of the artists involved in the show, and have a drink with us.” Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
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JAWS & JURASSIC PARK DOUBLE FEATURE at the Prince Charles! The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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KILLING JOKE play at The Roundhouse! £25, no fees via the Dice App. And some of the Indie Music Meet-Up bunch are planning on going if you need some gig-buddies to go with…
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PLEX / BLEED / THEM – PBT 2 AT CORSICA STUDIOS! Paula Temple (hybrid live set) * Svreca * Xosar (live) * Ancient Methods (live/DJ) * Objekt * The Sprawl (live) [MUMDANCE, Logos, Shapednoise] * Mick Wills * Peder Mannerfelt (live) * Hodge * Dronelock (live A/V) * Volte-Face * Manni Dee * Chrononautz (live) * Chloe Frieda b2b DEBONAIR * Shelley Parker (live) * Skunkrock * Altar * Luke Handsfree * Waterworks * James Tec * Need a bunch to go with? The London Techno House & Psychedelic Clubbing Meetup are going… Corsica Studios, 4/5 Elephant Road, SE17 1LB
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FILMISH TALK WITH EDWARD ROSS“Lights! Camera! Action! Comics! We’re delighted to announce that Filmish: Comic Book Essays on Film Theory is coming to Gosh! To celebrate we’ve got Edward Ross here to give a talk all about his new book and the history of cinema! Edward Ross will be here on the 7th of November from 7.30 -9pm.” GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR. Read more about Filmish and other great Self Made Hero titles on our page here!
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RINGU at the Prince Charles!
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY




Event / Type / Venue / Description

Distraction Club – Comedy – THE PHOENIX, 37 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PP – Mitch Benn et al’s A-list comedy night! This month: Rayguns Look Real Enough, Kate Lucas, Tamar Broadbent, ​Nick Doody! Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:15 pm. Tickets – £7.50 online, £10 on door
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Process – Gosh Comic Creators – Social / Creative: Comics – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – Monthly comic creators workshop/discussion group
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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…
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BookSlam – Currently first Thursday, has been last (check) – Event: Literary / Books – The Grand, 21-25 St. John’s Hill, Clapham, SW11 1TT – Literary cabaret. *** SPECIAL NOVEMBER EDITION – see section above! ***
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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!
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