London To Do List – 14-20 April
Our fab weekly London To Do List continues, with plenty of free, cheap and offbeat treats to get you through the week!
// From Tuesday //
An awesome aerial production directed by Jenny Sealey and Vinicius Daumas, featuring hoops, trapeze and silks – an artistic collaboration between the UK’s Graeae and Brazil’s Circo Crescer e Viver exploring the idea of belonging, and connections & divisions between each of us.
// Wednesday //
Madame Jojos & Holestar present the only official UK screening of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 6. Join a club full of Drag addicts to enjoy the best thing on TV, in the world, ever!
Plus, there will an open drag spot for the final six shows, so you can show off yourself if you think you’ve got it!
Obviously we’re all mega excited by the upcoming European elections, right?
Grainne Maguire and Gareth Morinan host an evening of comedy and political commentary, featuring comedy from Yianni Agisilaou, Pappy’s Matthew Crosby and Sarah Bennetto, and political guests Joe Cox and Lucy Thomas.
An evening of talks alongside inspirational installations and film works celebrating the art of books, book-making, and illustrated story telling.
Guest speakers include London-based artist Alida Rosie Sayer; Matthias Hübner, designer of Fully Booked: Cover Art and Design for Books; and James Cuddy & Roma Levin, creators of Collate: An experiment in collaborative publishing.
// From Thursday //
They Say: Richard Gadd is not a happy boy. In the space of one solitary week, he has lost his girlfriend and his job, faked his mother’s death, acquired a stalker, and found himself performing sexual-favours on his former boss for money. Worse still, he has a Soho Theatre show coming up which he is hopelessly under-prepared for. Yes, Richard Gadd is inches away from a full-mental breakdown. His psychiatrist insists he pulls out of the show. But Gadd has other ideas…
Celebrate Good Friday at this arty club night, where new wave, mash-ups and classic cuts from DJ Sqeaky & urban country, rock n roots from DJ Mr Teds are interrupted by short performance interventions – expect live art, dance, drag, theatre, film and fashion!
// Saturday //
Eggs are guaranteed at this scavenger hunt-style street game infused with history and art (and chocolate).
Unravel clues against the clock and trade with characters on the streets – are you up for the challenge?
They Say: The Easter bunny has been up to no good and neglecting her job in favour of partying and excessive sugar taking. She’s been hanging around with the wrong sorts and it’s believed she has a devilish plan for London. You’ll need to work with the spin doctor – if he is to be trusted and cover up what could be an“eggs”-tra-ordinary PR nightmare in time.