London To Do List – 22-27 April

London To Do List – 22-27 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 //

gandinijugglingGandini Juggling ‘Smashed’ | Udderbelly | Times Vary | From £12.50

Gandini Juggling invite you to a tea party you will never forget! An award-winning blend of circus and theatre inspired by the work of Pina Bausch. You have to see this!

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// Tuesday //

makeyourownluckMake Your Own Luck | The Cob Gallery | Until Thursday, 12-6pm | FREE

Check out Kate Moross’ Make Your Own Luck – The Show at the Cob Gallery, featuring original pieces, working drawings and an insight into the creative processes and colourful mind of Moross.

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literarydeathmatchLiterary Death Match | Century Club | 8:15pm | £10

Celebrate all that is amazing about life, the universe and everything with Literary Death Match! Four authors read their own work for 7 minutes or less, and are judged by 3 all-star judges – Man Booker judge Sarah Churchwell, broadcaster & journalist Viv Groskop, and stand-up comedian Joel Dommett. Two finalists go on to compete in the LDM finale to decide the ultimate champion!

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// Thursday //

hamburgerqueenHamburger Queen Final | Bloomsbury Ballroom | 7pm | £15

Finalists Neon from Manchester, Romi from Germany, Von Vixen from London and Sin Cinnamon from Brighton battle it out for the final Hamburger Queen crown!

After three nail-biting rounds (Trend, Taste, and Talent), judges Nick Grimshaw, Grace Dent, Lisa Stansfield, Jodie Harsh, Princess Julia and head judge Felicity Hayward will crown Hamburger Queen 2014.

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// Friday //

newcrossanddeptfordfreefilmfestivalNew Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival | Various Locations | From Friday | FREE

Bend It Like Beckham, a bike-powered Attack The BlockThe Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and O Brother, Where Art Thou? feature on an eclectic programme of films screening during this third running of the New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival, which runs until May 4th.

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// All Weekend //

craftyfoxmarketCrafty Fox Market | Dogstar Brixton | 11am-5pm | FREE

They Say: Crafty Fox Markets take place seasonally in London showcasing the best in handmade art and design. By working with guest curators, we carefully select traders to ensure a quality mix of stalls. Events include workshops, DJs and drinks.

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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.