London To Do List – 17-23 February

London To Do List – 17-23 February

Our fab weekly London To Do List continues, with plenty of free, cheap and offbeat treats to get you through the week!

// Pick of the Week //

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Lone Rangers Czech Postmodernism | Frameless Gallery | From Tuesday | FREE

Lone Rangers presents the work of 8 Czech artists who have been at the forefront of recent developments in Czech culture – Stanislav Diviš, Jiří David, Antonín Střížek, Petr Nikl, Jiří Surůvka, Tomáš Císařovský, Petr Písařík and Karel Štědrý.

Specially conceived for the Frameless Gallery, the exhibition ties in with the launch of the book Pictures of Czech Postmodernism by Jiří Přibáň, and is an amazing opportunity to check out some fantastic contemporary art that you might not have seen or experienced before.

Lone Rangers… runs until March 7 // More Info

// Monday //

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The New Wave | The Invisible Dot | 7.45pm | £8

A compilation of some of the brightest, most exciting, dynamic and ground-breaking new acts in the UK.

The line-up tonight includes John Kearns, Harriet Kemsley, Damien Slash, Jonny Pelham, and To Do List favourite Mae Martin!


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YOUR CULTURE IS AILING, YOUR ART IS DEAD | The Old Queens Head | 8pm | £10/8

They Say: A night of fury, a night of celebration, a night of art hate and art love. Stand up, poetry, art lectures, weird things doing stuff. Celebrating Diane Arbus, Marshall Mcluhan and Alfred Jarry’s Time Machine amongst other things.

Line-ip tonight features Robin Ince, Charlotte Young, Liam Mullone, Sabrina Mahfouz, Ben Moor, Neil Edmond, and Nathaniel Metcalfe.

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// Tuesday //

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Polari Magazine Presents: Kerry Hudson, Clayton Littlewood and Christopher Bryant | Deptford Lounge | 8pm | FREE

An free evening of readings with Kerry Hudson, Clayton Littlewood and Christopher Bryant, who will talk about their struggle as young adults to come to terms with their identity, how they experienced a turning point in that struggle, and the part that sexuality played.

The talks will be followed by a Q&A, as well as a chance to talk to the writers.

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Pistol & Jack | Leicester Square Theatre | 9pm | £5

A yank and a cockney brought together by the power of MASH-UP. Get ready for  a ride on the Pistol & Jack train.

They Say: Delusional. Dysfunctional. Depraved. She’s an American pop princess. He’s a debauched Cockney rocker. Preaching the filth and smashing out their raucous pop-rock songs, Pistol & Jack will grope your soul and bring you to your knees.

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// Wednesday //

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Explore the Bio-revolution at the Science Museum’s February Lates with MasterCard | Science Museum | 6.45pm-10pm | FREE

It’s all about the bio-revolution at this edition of the popular Science Museum Lates. You can also also check out the new exhibition, Collider, plus all the regular Lates features, including live music, a pub quiz, Punk Science comedy shows and “the best silent disco in town”.

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// From Thursday //

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Sassafras – A Taste Of New Orleans In Dalston | Dalston Pond, Stamford Works | Various Times | Supper Club: £30.00 // Brunch Club: £10.00

If Cajun flavours, authentic cocktails, and live music rock your boat, SASSAFRAS is for you, as it brings the spirit of New Orleans to Dalston.

SASSAFRAS takes over the Dalston Pond for one weekend only, transforming a raw, industrial space into an amazing venue for supper, brunch, a photography exhibition of the deep south, live New Orleans music and a cocktail bar.

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// From Friday //

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7th BFI Future Film Festival | BFI Southbank | Various Times & Prices

The BFI Future Film Festival returns with an exciting line-up of events and screenings, to help you develop your own unique pathway into the world of film.

Friday – Documentary
Saturday – Fiction
Sunday – Animation

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Roundhouse Rising | Roundhouse | Various Times & Prices

A weekend of live music with more than 100 artists including Letherette, Mariam The Believer, DEMS, Blessa, Fear of Men and Tim Exile to name a few.

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// Saturday //

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SuZanna GonZo & Friends | BGWMC | 7.30pm | £7/5

They Say: SuZanna GonZo and friends is a full Character and Clown show shared with another alternative comedy act.

This month, special guests are The Honky-Bonk Comrades, featuring Neil Foster and Dan Lees.

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Stuart Wilson

About 

I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like: nice pubs, film marathons, not doing real marathons, bad comedy, plays/musicals with shorter second halves, and the Oxford comma.