Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 30th May – 5th 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!

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 – special shout this week for a fab line-up at the brilliant SRFC – which covers those ongoing weekly and monthly happenings…

Enjoy and have a great week!

 

JUNE

2nd
Thursday
THEATRE
BAD BAT COMPANY presents: SUPER GLOBAL MEGA INCORPORATED: TURBO! “A comedy sketch show from the creative team that brought you 2015’s sell out ‘Global Mega Incorporated’. Featuring new material alongside the best sketches from their barnstorming debut, plus new exciting words in the show title – did you spot them? Go check, we’ll wait for you…” Written by Steve Jordan & Adam Joselyn. Starring Adam Joselyn, Emma Stirling, Robert Dearn, Ellen Gallager and Steve Jordan. Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Pl, London, WC2H 7BX
LE - Jun - Super Global Mega Incorporated
3rd
Friday
COMICS
BREAKDOWN PRESS presents WORLD IN THE FORCEFIELD LAUNCH with Alexander Tucker! GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR
LE - June - World in the Forcefield launch
3rd – 5th
* Friday – Sunday
FILM
CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND: THE BFI’S ANIME WEEKEND!!! National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX
BFI Logo
3rd
Friday
FILM
BFI ANIME WEEKEND STEAMPUNK HIGHLIGHT: EMPIRE OF CORPSES (Shisha no Teikoku) at the BFI’s Anime Weekend! “This anime is set in a parallel 19th-century Europe where ‘Sherlock Holmes-meets-zombies.’” 8.50pm
LE - June - BFI AW - Empire of Corpses
4th
Saturday
MUSIC
CAMDEN ROCKS 2016! Over 130 bands announced for Camden Rocks 2016 so far, still loads more to go! Various venues. Check out our coverage and gig reviews of Camden Rocks 2015 here!
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COMICS
BAD COMPANY: FIRST CASUALTIES SIGNING at Gosh Comics: Peter Milligan, Rufus Dayglo, and Jim McCarthy signing Bad Company, 1-2pm * GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR * See our Jan-Jun 2016 2000 AD Graphic Novels page for more details on the book…
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BOOKS
ADRIAN WALKER signs THE END OF THE WORLD RUNNING CLUB at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore 1 – 2pm! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. See more on the title on our June 16 Book Recommends page – and you can check out Adrian’s musical influence as relates to it on Carabas here!
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COMICS
‘LIMBO’ VOLUME 1 SIGNING & DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY WITH DAN WATTERS & CASPAR WIJNGAARD! 5.30-7pm signing, commentary 7pm to late. Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA. See our June recommends for more details on the title – we’ve also got a preview here!
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BOOKS
THE MEDUSA CHRONICLES: STEPHEN BAXTER AND ALASTAIR REYNOLDS IN CONVERSATION! 3pm – 4:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event * In association with The Arthur C. Clarke Award and SFX Magazine – The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road * Tickets: £8 * Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DT. More details on The Medusa Chronicles on our May Book Recommends page…
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COMICS
GEIS BY ALEXIS DEACON LAUNCH PARTY! GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR. Read more on GEIS on our May Book Recommends page…
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FILM
BFI ANIME WEEKEND STEAMPUNK HIGHLIGHT: GHOST IN THE SHELL: THE NEW MOVIE – (Kazuya Nomura)”In this next edition of the popular franchise it’s 2029 and Major Motoko Kusanagi must deal with a group of cyborg ex-soldiers and an assassination.”
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THEATRE
BAD BAT COMPANY presents: SUPER GLOBAL MEGA INCORPORATED: TURBO! See first showing on the 2nd June above for more details * Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Pl, London, WC2H 7BX
LE - Jun - Super Global Mega Incorporated
5th
Sunday
FILM
BFI ANIME WEEKEND STEAMPUNK HIGHLIGHT: GARM WARS – THE LAST DRUID (Dir Mamoru Oshii
With Lance Henriksen, Kevin Durand, Melanie St-Pierre). “A clone war has overtaken the world with three tribes battling for air, land and technology. When one clone finds herself lost and on the run, she falls in with an unlikely group. This visually stunning live-action tale has a cyberpunk aesthetic and is the first English-language outing for Ghost in the Shell director Mamoru Oshii.”
LE - Jun - Garm Wars The Last Druid

 

REGULAR

Tue
Super Relaxed Fantasy Club (SRFC) – Social / Talk – Two authors / publishing pros from the SFF genre speaking and drinks and merriment after. This month: Gaie Sebold, Taran Matharu and… Jon Courtenay Grimwood!
CEP - SRFC
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)
Thu
BookSlam – Currently first Thursday, has been last (check) – Event: Literary / Books – The Grand, 21-25 St. John’s Hill, Clapham, SW11 1TT – Literary cabaret
CEP - Book Slam strapline
Sat
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

 

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