London To Do List – Bank Holiday Special – 23-27 May 2013
This week’s Bank Holiday To Do List includes bearded comedy at Boxpark, Free Vietnamese food, an East London Rodeo at Bethnal Green Working Mens Club and heaps more.
// Thursday 23rd //
Alexander Tucker curates a special evening with live music | Cafe OTO | £8.50 here
Acclaimed British avant-pop artist Alexander Tucker curates a special evening including live music from Ashtray Navigations & Bridget Hayden. The event includes the chance to buy a special limited-edition screen print.
Joke in a Box | Boxpark, Shoreditch | 6-9pm | FREE
Great comedy for free in a box in the rather aptly titled Boxpark including this bearded wonder, Sanderson Jones (pictured below).
// Friday 24th //
The Robin Collective Present Honky Tonk Radio | Bethnal Green Working Mens Club | £5 in advance here or £8/9 on the door
Head on over to HONKY TONK RODEO with The Robin Collective for Gunslingin’ games, Line Dancin’, live music from THE VALENTINES, country ‘n’ western, hillbilly party pop and bootscootin’ indie tunes! Yee-haw!
// Saturday 25th //
Vietnamese Tour of Deptford | Deptford Market | Free (£10 refundable deposit) – See flyer here to book or email email@example.com or call 020 8269 4880
FREE Vietnamese tour of Deptford this Saturday including shop tour, cooking demo and lunch.
Japan Underground: BOWIE Special! | Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes | 9pm-3am | £5 if you tell the doorman you’re there for Japan Underground
// Sunday 26th //
Little Nan’s Hendricks Gin Afternoon Tea Party & Tabletop Sale | Little Nan’s Bar | 12-4pm | Free/£18 for full afternoon tea
Tabletop Sale is Free Entry to visitors – selling Nan’s family heirlooms, vintage bric-a-brac, fashions, art works and more! The Hendricks Gin Lunchtime Tea for £18 includes a tummy tickling English Afternoon High Tea (Nan Style), Unlimited Tea and a Free Hendricks Gin Cocktail.
As One in the Park | Victoria Park | All Day | £40
A gay festival with a soul & some rather trendy acts including the wonderful Rita Ora, Conor Maynard, Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) & even that Rylan.
MCM London Comic Con | ExCel Centre, Custom House | £16.50
Get your geek on with live appearances, comic stalls & pop culture experiences.
// Bank Holiday Monday //
Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighbourhood | Southbank Centre | From £FREE
Read more about the festival of the summer in our article here.
/// More Monday stuff to come! ///
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