London To Do List – 8-13 April

London To Do List – 8-13 April

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 //

shewouldwalktheskyShe Would Walk the Sky | Roundhouse | From Wednesday | 7.30pm | From £22.50

The team behind one of our favourite shows of 2012, Cantina, return with another captivating and stylish production.

Company 2 present a show of wonder and grandeur, “an epic poem told in grand circus, raw sound and sparse, beautiful words”.

Featuring an amazing cast of acrobats and aerialists you might recognise from shows including Circa, La Clique, Acrobat and Circus Oz.

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// Tuesday //

GITSANDSHIGGLESGits and Shiggles Presents April Fools | Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club | 7.30pm | £10/8

Gits and Shiggles set up shop at BGWMC .

Hosted by Brian Gittins, and featuring Jamie DemetriouCardinal BurnsCariad LloydJoseph MorpurgoEllie White and Tash Demetriou, and Massive Dad.

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thatcherThe Thatcher Seance | Leicester Square Theatre | 9:30pm | £10/8

The Mind F*cker returns!

Melmoth Darkleigh returns to the Leicester Square Theatre on the anniversary of Maggie’s death to see if he can raise her from the grave!

They Say: Is it just exploitation of the death of a lonely, old woman for commercial gain? Yes. It’s what she would have wanted.

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// From Wednesday //

newwritersfestivalWrite Here…Right Now – New Writers Festival | The Bussey Building | April 9 – May 2

The Chronic Love Foundation [CLF] Proudly presents the inaugural Write Here…Right Now New Annual Writers Festival.

Expect the best in new theatre, cabaret, film, music, spoken word and opera from across London – exposed, explored and championed across several floors of this amazing warehouse space.

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inhousefilmfestinHouse Film Festival | eXfed & New River Studios | 9-13 April | Various Times | From £3

You are invited into the repurposed warehouses of Manor House for the very first inHOUSE Film Festival.

A brand new festival featuring five days of film, music, fashion and art, celebrating the diverse artistic talent of the thriving local community and beyond.

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// Friday //

ComewithmeifyouwanttoliveCome With Me If You Want To Live | Chelsea Theatre | 9pm | £8/4

The Chelsea Theatre hosts a brand new quarterly cabaret evening, packed full of songs, laughs, heart and spunk…

Curated by’s Ben Walters, this debut evening features David HoyleEve FerretDickie Beau and Figs in Wigs.

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shinkyshonkyShinky Shonky | The Black Cap | 10pm

Pure party dynamite from Boogaloo Stu!

They Say: As Easter is almost upon us, showbiz veterans Boogaloo Stu & Princess Knickers will take to the stage for late-nite egg-based cabaret capers and naughty-botty showbiz shenanigans!

Featuring an Easter Egg Hunt, free naughty badges & disco snacks, and wicked smokin’ beats on the wheels of steel!

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conchitawurstSEPM pres Kris Di Angelis, Conchita Wurst (LIVE) | East Bloc | 10.30pm-6am

They Say: Super Electric Party Machine brings back cover boy Kris Di Angelis and his gaggle of gorgeous creatures to the main floor, alongside live performances from Conchita Wurst and Matthew Kenny, plus residents Larry Tee and Attack Attack Attack.

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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.