This Week’s Alternative Guide to London – 29th August – 4th September!

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 and have a great week!


The Luna Cinema presents: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD! Pump House Lawn, Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Road, SW11 4NJ
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*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** STEVE MACMANUS/2000AD ‘THE MIGHTY ONE’ BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING at Orbital Comics! “To celebrate the release of Steve MacManus‘ highly anticipated memoir, The Mighty One: My Life Inside The Nerve Centre, Orbital Comics is excited to host a special book launch & signing on Thursday, September 1. We’ll have copies of the book available ahead of its official release date, as well as drinks and a live discussion with the man himself. Don’t miss what is sure to be an incredible night… Zarjaz!” Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H *** See more on this title on our September 2016 Book Highlights! ***
CN - Sep - The Mighty One
Pop-Up Screen’s presents: THE USUAL SUSPECTS! Bishop’s Park, Bishop’s Avenue Fulham SW6 3LA *** ENTER PROMOTIONAL CODE ‘CARABAS’ AND GET A 20% DISCOUNT ON SINGLE OR PAIRS OF TICKETS!!! ***
LE - Sep - The Usual Suspects
DON KIPPER return to the Green Note! “Don Kipper are an award-winning innovative ensemble playing and transforming a wide range of traditional musical forms, from Turkish Fasıl and Greek Rebetiko to Gypsy Jazz and Klezmer.” * “We return to the site of an absolutely rebel-rouser of a gig last time round for another wonderful night at one of London’s best and most intimate venues (this means get tickets while you can!). We’ll be previewing lots of new material here after a week away together in Switzerland getting ready for our third album that we’re recording in October so get down for a special night…” Green Note, 106 Parkway, NW1 7AN
CPP - Don Kipper - The Band
KEN LIU SIGNS THE GRACE OF KINGS AT FORBIDDEN PLANET! Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR. Check out more details on The Grace of Kings on our June Book Recommends here (more on The Wall of Storms to come…)
CB - HZ - Dec - The Grace of Kings
*** CARABAS SPECIAL RECOMMEND *** The inaugural STAR SHAPED FESTIVAL! “Remember when Indie clubs were good? When the charts were filled with great bands? Remember when your weekly reading was the NME and Melody Maker? And the highlight of your month was the release dates of Select and Vox magazine? We do. Star Shaped is the biggest and best Britpop night in the country and now it presents to you, the inaugural; Star Shaped Festival! A truly special night awaits. 3 rooms, 2 floors, 1 massive Britpop party until 4am!” The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 1RD
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AUUDIT VII! Update: now at Roadtrip & the Workshop, 243 Old Street, London EC1V 9E. The fab London Techno-House-Psychedelic Clubbing Meet-Up are going if you’re looking for people to head along with!
The Nomad Cinema presents: MULHOLLAND DRIVE! Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BD
LE - Jun - Mulholland Drive


Super Relaxed Fantasy Club (SRFC) – Social / Talk – Two authors / publishing pros from the SFF genre speaking and drinks and merriment after.
BSFA Open Meeting – non-members welcome. Last Wednesday usually (check) – Talk / Social: Sci-Fi – The Artillery Arms (upstairs), 102 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8ND – Interview with author and social gathering – non-members welcome and free!
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




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