Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 8th-14th February!

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!

 

 

8th
Monday
FILM
THE ROOM with Live Intro at the Prince Charles! *** Four earlier Feb showings already sold out! Might be some left for Saturday 6th but might well have gone by the time we’ve had chance to put this up… ***
 The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY
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STORYTELLING / THEATRE
CRICK CRACK CLUB presents SHIFTER:“Sometimes what you see is not what you get… Transmogrifying humans; old ladies with animalistic tendencies, feral lovers, protective mothers, Loogaroos with sly eyes – this is a night of transformations. * With unsurpassed style & alarming charisma, The Unorthodox Unprecedented Preacher TUUP, and the mistress of Afro-Caribbean storytelling Jan Blake, pick their way through an untamed landscape in the company of those who can become other – in mind, in body, and in spirit.” * Soho Theatre Upstairs, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE – £10
LE - Shifter
9th
Tuesday
MUSIC
AVANTE BLACK @ The Waiting Room! The Waiting Room, 175 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington – £5. Fancy the gig but want a bunch to go with? The London Indie Music Meet-up are heading down!
LE - Avante Black
10th
Wednesday
COMICS
DAVID HINE SIGNING HIS NEW AFTERSHOCK COMICS’ SERIES, SECOND SIGHT! Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
LE - David Hine - Secondsight
11th
Thursday
MUSIC
VILLAGERS @ St John at Hackney, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD – £17.50. Fancy the gig but want a bunch to go with? The London Indie Music Meet-up are heading down!
LE - Villagers
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MUSIC
MILD HIGH CLUB @ Shacklewell Arms! The Shacklewell Arms, 71 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, E8 2EB. Fancy the gig but want a bunch to go with? The London Indie Music Meet-up are heading down!
LE - MIld High Club
12th
Friday
BOOKS
FANTASTIC FANTASY: JOIN MARC TURNER, PETER NEWMAN, ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY AND DEN PATRICK AT FP LONDON! Join MARC TURNER, PETER NEWMAN, ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY and DEN PATRICK as they read from their latest titles at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Friday 12th February from 6 – 7pm! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. Plus check out our Author Profile of Den Patrick on Carabas here! Also for the most recent titles from these authors: Marc Turner * Pete Newman* Adrian Tchaikovsky * Den Patrick
LE - Fantastic Fantasy
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COMICS
NICK MARINO & DANIEL ARRUDA MASSA SIGNING HOLY F*CKED WITH DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY at Orbital Comics! Nick & Daniel will be signing from 5-7pm, before launching into their commentary from 7. Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA
LE - Holy F ck Signing
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MUSIC
*** TOP CARABAS RECOMMEND ***Curiosity Shop at Roadtrip & the Workshop featuring PENNY FOR THE WORKHOUSE + SEASICK SWAN, HALF NATIVE & FOSSETTE! FREE! PLUS ROCKIN DISCO FRIDAYS UPSTAIRS: Dance, EDM,House, Club Hits, Hip Hop, Indie, Electro – Free before 12! Roadtrip & The Workshop, 243 Old Street, EC1V 9EY. Check out our profile of the brilliant Penny for the Workhouse on Carabas here!
LE - Curiousity Shop with PftW
13th
Saturday
MUSIC
MIDNIGHT TRIO + THE NEVERISTS @ The Good Ship Kilburn! Check out our review of The Neverists and others (also at the Good Ship) here…
The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR
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CLUBBING
INDUSTRY PRESENTS THE KIDS LOVE TECHNO at The Egg! *** BLUE ROOM *** Tiger Stripes * AN:ON * ALEX ANDERSON * Liam Moriarty * Ross Donworth * NINETY7 *** RED ROOM *** SECERT SPECIAL GUEST * Mark Gwinnett * Ben Murphy * Paul Holmes * RIPLEY * KAYNE & SANCHEZ! Egg London, 200 York Way, Kings Cross, N7 9AP – 3pm – 12am. And if you need a bunch to head along with check out the fab London Techno, House & Psychedelic Meet-up who are going!
LE - The Kids Love Techno
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CLUBBING
GREEN VELVET, EATS EVERYTHING, AND SKUDGE @ Fabric! ROOM ONE: FABRIC 86: Eats Everything ALBUM LAUNCH – Eats Everything * Green Velvet * Craig Richards *** ROOM TWO: Terry Francis * Skudge (live) * Daniel Avery * October – fabric, 77a Charterhouse St, Clerkenwell, EC1M 3HN. And if you need a bunch to head along with check out the fab London Techno, House & Psychedelic Meet-up who are going!
LE - Eats Everything

 

2nd
Tue, Wed
Panel Borders – Radio: Comics – Resonance FM – The UK’s weekly radio show on comics! 8pm, repeated the same time on Wednesday
CEP - Panel Border Logo
2nd
Tue
Liars’ League – Storytelling… The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, W1G 0PP – Writers write stories, actors read them – you get to enjoy!
CEP - Liars League logo
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

 

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