London To Do List – 13-18 May 2014

London To Do List – 13-18 May 2014

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 //

petshowLondon Pet Show | Earls Court One | Saturday & Sunday, Various Times| £17

If you, like us, find it hard to resist popping into Pets At Home (other pet supplies retailers are available) to take a look at the cute animals and the vast array of towers, toys and tasty treats with which to spoil your furry friends, this event is – undoubtedly, undeniably – where you need to be!

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MUSEUMSATNIGHT

Museums at Night | Various Locations | Thursday-Saturday, Various Times| Some events FREE

Some of your favourite cultural spaces open their doors for a after hours browsing, lectures, film screenings, re-enactments and sleepovers! Take the opportunity to visit some museums you might not have visited before:  the Florence Nightingale Museum, the London Museum of Water and Steam, the Cartoon Museum or The Wiener Library to name but a few.

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// All Week //

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Le Gateau Chocolat: Black | Soho Theatre | 9:15pm | £10-£20

A favourite of To Do List, Le Gateau Chocolat returns to the Soho Theatre with a story to tell… A confessional exploration of Le Gateau’s hopes & fears and his battle with depression, told through a repertoire of songs covering Wagner, Purcell, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston and more…

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// Thursday //

GODZILLAGodzilla | All Good Cinemas | From Thursday, Various Times

The latest of this year’s blockbusters arrives with a roar – forget about the Broderick disaster of a film in the 90s, this is Godzilla as he should be. If you haven’t seen it already, check out the trailer for a taste of what could turn out to be the most atmospheric, epic, dark and moody (and thrilling) monster flick of the decade.

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stomachStomach | Arch 402 Gallery, Hoxton | From 5pm | FREE

A second edition of the show which consists of a group exhibition with works from different artists, film screenings, installations, performance and seeds of music and FREE food.

Featured artists include: AMELIE JEZABEL MARIAGE, CLARA SANCHO-ARROYO, CLARE BEATTIE, DANIEL PENNIE, DAVIDE DI CINTIO, ELECTRA COSTA, ISABELLA CHYDENIUS, JASMINE MERCER, KATHARINA GLEW, KRUM BALDIJIISKI, LUIS ELVIRA, MAGGIE WILLIAMS, NITSAN DROR, PAUL WOOD, PETER D’ALESSANDRI, RUDI SALPIETRA, VICTORIA PLAYFORD & VJ VON ART…

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// Friday //

wtfiaWho The F*** Is Alice? | Vogue Fabrics | From 8pm | £8

They Say: WHO THE FUCK IS ALICE? IS BACK!!!

Set in everyone’s favourite dingy night club in East London, Vogue Fabrics, the line up includes Sara Zaltash, Alex Swift, Needless Alley, and the returning Foxy and Husk! From 11pm we will crank up the volume with stunning DJ sets from DP, GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN & Jonathan Kemp

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// Saturday //

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Crafternoon Cabaret Club | The Hospital Club | 2-4pm | £12 (£22 with food)

Get creative at the Crafternoon Cabaret Club, and watch cabaret: at the same time – sound like the perfect Saturday afternoon to you?

A chance to develop your craft skills & make something personal and unique to take away with you, while you enjoy performances by exciting new and established acts on the cabaret and comedy scene.

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Rupert Dannreuther

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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.