Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 3rd-10th August!

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…

Enjoy!

 

3rd – 16th
Monday to Sunday of the following week
FOR AUTHORS!
Hodderscape – Open submissions! From 12 am on Monday 3rd to 11.59 pm on Sunday 16th Hodderscape will be taking open submission of SFF work!
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4th
Tuesday
BOOKS
BRIAN ALDISS signing at FORBIDDEN PLANET! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
LE - Aug - Brian Aldiss
6th
Thursday
BOOKS
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** FANTASY IN THE COURT 2015! Brought to you by GOLDSBORO BOOKS and HODDERSCAPE! With Rebecca Levene, Sarah Lotz, Stark Holborn, Jen Williams, Brian Catling, James Smythe, Laurell K. Hamilton, Lavie Tidhar, Scott K. Andrews, Sebastien De Castell. Snorri Kristjansson, Sue Tingley, Stephanie Saulter, Tom Pollock, E.J. Swift, Liesel Schwartz, Justin Richards, Lucy Hounsom, Liz de Jager, Zen Cho, Adrian Tchaikovsky, John Gwynne, Laura Lam, Joe Abercrombie, Peter Newman, Joanne Harris, Den Patrick, Aliette de Bodard, Natasha Pulley, Francesca Haig, Gavin Smith, Stephen Deas, Emma Newman, Anna Caltabiano, Stephen Aryan, Julia Knight, J D Oswald, Al Robertson, Alex Lamb and AJ Smith! Goldsboro Books, Cecil Court, WC2N 4EZ
LE - Aug - FitC
7th
Friday
BOOKS
LAURELL K HAMILTON signing DEAD ICE at FORBIDDEN PLANET!
Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR
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COMICS
JULIAN HAMSHAW’S TIM GINGER LAUNCH AT ORBITAL! 7pm, Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
LE - Aug - Tim Hanshaw
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COMICS
EVERYTHING IS TEETH LAUNCH PARTY WITH EVIE WYLD AND JOE SUMNER AT GOSH! 7-9pm – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR. Check out our Jul-Dec 15 Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels page for more info on the title!
LE - Aug - Everything is Teeth
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FILM
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND at THE NOMAD CINEMA! *** Tickets free by ballot thanks to Get Living London: Proceeds to Charity *** Victory Park, Celebration Avenue, Stratford, E20 1DB
LE - Aug - Eternal Sunshine
7th-9th
Friday to Sunday
FESTIVAL
NINE WORLD’S GEEKFEST! “It’s about gaming, film, cosplay, fandom, literature, science, geek culture, meeting people and having a really big party.” Radisson Blu Edwardian, Heathrow, 140 Bath Rd, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW
Nine Worlds
8th
Saturday
COMICS
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** BODIES & SUPREME BLUE ROSE SIGNING WITH TULA LOTAY & SI SPENCER AT GOSH! 1-2pm – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR. Check out also our Creator Profile of Si Spencer on Carabas here!
LE - Aug - Si Spencer & Tula Lotay
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FESTIVAL
VISIONS FESTIVAL HACKNEY! Loads of great bands – see site for details and you can use Dice here to avoid booking fees… Various venues in Hackney. Need a bunch to go with? The Indie Music Meet Up Group are heading along!
LE - Aug - Visions
9th
Sunday
BOOKS / MUSIC
STORYTIME WITH JOANNE HARRIS AND THE STORYTIME BAND as part of the Tete-a-Tete Festival! Music: Paul Marshall, Kevin Harris & Joanne Harris * Words: Joanne Harris – Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. *** Check out Joanne’s latest LOKI (now in paperback) on our June New Book Recommends page! ***
LE - Aug - Storytime

 

1st
Wed
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…
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
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2nd
Sat
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 7.00am (Repeat from Thursday)
CEP - Panel Border Logo
2nd
Sat
Scared to Dance – Second Saturday (also last) – 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