London To Do List – 1-7 July 2013
Our fab weekly London To Do List continues, with plenty of free, cheap and offbeat treats to get you through the week! This week our To Do List includes Le Gateau Chocolat, The Freud Museum, Free Art Shindigs and much more.
// Wednesday //
The plus size opera diva returns for just 3 shows in London before a run in Edinburgh. This glittery new masterpiece is evening of decadent indulgence, which will entreat all of your senses through opera, musical theatre, jazz maybe even some rap!
BANG! Private view by William Blanchard | Karmarama, Farringdon | 6.30pm | Free with RSVP
Did you spot the wunderkid ad agency Karmarama in last week’s Apprentice? If so come and have a snoop round whilst seeing some awesome new visual work by William Blanchard. This event includes a live performance from The Pop Gun who will make a live soundtrack to the work.
// Thursday //
Fantasy Cafe | Secret Location, The Cut, Waterloo | Various Times | FREE
Written by Philip Glass (to celebrate his 75th birthday), this adaptation of Peter Stephan Jungk\’s novel looks set to be the cultural highlight of the month. This very modern opera imagines the final months of Walt Disney\’s life – which, of course, includes mythical imaginings of Abraham Lincoln and Andy Warhol!
Check out the gorgeous website for Scawfell Street
// Friday-Sunday //
Encounter contemporary explorations of the text ranging from the delicate and the profound, to the surreal and the absurd, from 30 British and international artists, performers and speakers, set in the unique surroundings of Sigmund and Anna Freud’s final home and garden.