Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 6th-12th 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…

 

Tuesday
7th
BOOKS
*** Special Carabas Recommend *** JIM BUTCHER signing at FORBIDDEN PLANET! 6-7pm. We cannot recommend Jim B’s Dresden Files highly enough, so why not get a signed copy? Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR. See also our MARCH BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on his latest SKIN GAME!
CPP - Jim Butcher
Wednesday
8th
MUSIC
Mama presents BLACK PEAKS (formerly known as Shrine) + BROKER + CHARLIE BARNES @ Barfly (Pick by the Indie MU’s Michael Counsell!)
The Barfly, 49 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AN
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MUSIC
THE BOHICAS @ The London Social “Ambitious, arresting rock ‘n’ roll” – Mark Kelly, and one of his TOP 10 APRIL RECOMMENDS! (See here for even more)
The Social, 5 Little Portland St, W1W 7JD
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FILM
EMPIRE RECORDS – The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
LE - Empire Records
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BOOKS
SEANAN MCGUIRE SIGNING AT FORBIDDEN PLANET! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
LE - Pocket Apocalypse
Thursday
9th
MUSIC
GHOSTPOET @ Electric Brixton – £15 plus fees (or without via the Dice app)
Electric Brixton, Town Hall Parade, Brixton, SW2 1RJ
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BOOKS
PETER V BRETT SIGNING THE SKULL THRONE! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR. See also ourAPRIL BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on this and other particularly fantastic titles publishing this month!
CBP - Apr - The Skull Throne
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FILM
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** THE SAMURAI! IN ASSOCIATION WITH PECCADILLO PICTURES A SPECIAL SCREENING WITH DIRECTOR INTRO + Q&A AND MORE! One of The Dukes favourite titles from last year, The Samurai is about to hit DVD on 13th April so we thought what better way to celebrate its release than holding a special screening? For those unaware The Samurai is a sexually-warped horror film with exquisite moments of pure madness… (More via the link)
LE - The Samurai
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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FILM
PACIFIC RIM
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
Friday
10th
BOOKS
IN CASE YOU MISSED HIS SIGNING AT FORBIDDEN PLANET ON TUESDAY, JIM BUTCHER WILL BE AT WATERSTONE’S PICCADILLY AT 7PM TODAY! See also our MARCH BOOK RECOMMENDS for more on his latest SKIN GAME!
Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J 9HD
Friday
10th
CLUB NIGHT
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** STRANGE DAYS LAUNCH NIGHT @ Lock Tavern – Free Entry!!! From the people who brought you All Souled Out and Star Shaped Club, we present to you… Strange Days! The Lock Tavern, 35 Chalk Farm Rd, Camden
LE - STRANGE DAYS
Saturday
11th
AWESOMENESS, STUFF & NONSENSE!
The (Oxford & Cambridge) GOAT RACE 2015!“Ladies and Gentlemen, get ready for London’s most famous pun-based animal satire sporting event…” – big thumbs up for the heads up to William!
Spitalfields City Farm, Buxton Street, E1 5AR
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COMICS
CHIP ZDARSKY signing Howard the Duck & Sex Criminals in Chip’s first and only appearance in the United Kingdom! Tickets with a purchase – check site via link for imminent details… Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
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1st
Tue
Distraction Club – Comedy – THE PHOENIX, 37 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PP – Mitch Benn et al’s A-list comedy night!
CEP - The Distraction Club
2nd
Wed
GOSH!P – Gosh Comic Readers – Social / Love of: Comics – GOSH COMICS, 1 Berwick St, Soho, W1F 0DR – Comic book discussion group to chat about their books of the month – normally one mainstream and one small press… Drinks after.
CEP - Comic Gosh!p
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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
2nd
Thu
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 4.30pm (also on Thursday 11am)
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