This Week’s Alternative Guide to London – 25th-31st July!

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!

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!


THE WORLD OF THE CROOKED SIXPENCE with JENNIFER BELL at Foyles! 11am – 12. Children’s Event – £10, includes the book. Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DT. Check out The Crooked Sixpence and more on our Jan-Jun 2016 Children’s & YA Recommends page!
CB - C - Jun - The Crooked Sixpence
The Cartoon Museum’s HEROES AND VILLAINS Exhibition begins!
LE - Jul - Cartoon Museum Heroes and Villains
AN EVENING WITH: PAUL MORLEY IN CONVERSATION WITH SYLVIA PATTERSON“Paul Morley, one of the team who curated the ‘David Bowie Is . . .’ exhibition is joined by ex-Smash Hits legend Sylvia Patterson to discuss ‘The Age of Bowie’: the definitive story of Bowie that explores how he worked, played, aged, structured his ideas, invented the future and entered history as someone who could and would never be forgotten. The talk will be followed by a screening of ‘Labyrinth’ in the TCR pop-up cinema.” Waterstones, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 1BJ
CN - Jul - The Age of Bowie
*** SPECIAL CARABAS RECOMMEND *** DEEDS NOT WORDS LAUNCH at Orbital Comics with creators Howard Hardiman and Sarah Gordon! “In this explosive, sixty-page comic book begins a story of power, resistance and friendship in dark times: King Edward is on the throne of a British Empire collapsing under its own weight, and those who hold power are determined it will not be shared. It is a dangerous time for a cooper’s daughter and her mother to be displaying a queer strength beyond the usual limitations of mankind. Emily Downings is young, Deaf and angry, with questions that need answers. To get them, she must deal with those who would deny her choices and chances. Hearing people.” 7pm – Orbital Comics 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA.
LE - Deeds not Words
* 29th+
CAMDEN BEACH @ The Roundhouse returns! “NW1’s summer oasis Camden Beach is back! Returning for its fifth year, Camden Beach will transform the Roundhouse’s terrace into the ultimate summer destination… with beach BBQ and themed events.” Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH
Camden Beach
WHIRL-Y-GIG 35TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!!! Camden Centre, Opp Kings Cross St Pancras, Rd., WC1H 9AU
LE - May - Whirl-Y-Gig Global Disco


4th / Last
Super Relaxed Fantasy Club (SRFC) – Social / Talk – Two authors / publishing pros from the SFF genre speaking and drinks and merriment after. This month: “Readings from James Barclay, Lucy Hounsom and Al Robertson, along with the usual Q&As and gossip”. Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 1BJ
Comica Social – Last Wednesday – Social: Comics – The Central Bar,The Foyer, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX – Free gathering for those who love comics – 6-10pm
CEP - Comica Social Club
4th / Last
Scared to Dance – Last Saturday (also second) – 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


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