surreal up there they carved a space

To Do List Daily: Surreal Up & There They Carved a Space – Wed 27 Jan

Who says hump day doesn’t have some up sides, we’ve picked two for you today: Surreal Up, a bonkers comedy fest & There They Carved a Space, an enlightening journey through London’s space.

Surreal comedy & music fiesta in Peckham

holly burn surreal up

The first ever Surreal Up features a stonkingly good oddball line up including:

  • Holly Burn (pictured above)
  • Adam Larter
  • Nathan Dean-Williams
  • Luke Courtier
  • Cheekykita
  • Currer Ball
  • Loft Boy

Head on down to The NINES in Peckham for a riot of fresh comedy faces.

surreal up

A searing revelation about the privatisation of public space

they carved a space

This show really opened our eyes to the city around us when we saw it at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick last year.

Emilia Weber and Claire Healy weave archive footage & research into a powerful performance lecture about the ownership of space in the city. Their findings help us better understand ‘how our cities are ruthlessly subjected to economic interests’.

there they carved a space


I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.