Unmissable Things to Do In London in April 2019
Thought we’d all be wallowing in post-Brexit gloom by now? More FOOL you! Yeah, yeah, the Brexshit Show carries on, but that’s no reason not to carry on regardless with some of these Unmissable Things To Do in London this month…
2019 is a key year in discovering the spectrum of gender and Bex Day’s free exhibition is a great way to get to know the older generation of the UK’s trans community.
Delve into rarely seen archives of LGBTQ+ venues to keep the history alive.
A pop-up display, featuring new work by young Londoners who are affected by homelessness.
Cabaret & Performance Art
Gospel , blues, punk and even death metal fuse for this musical exploration of the wonders of the womb, via Catherine Hoffman’s experiences of having a cyst and ovary removed.
A Neo-Weimar feast of cabaret, circus and comedy.
Push your inhibitions to the side for an in yer face night of provocation from an insane line up including Double Pussy Clit F-ck, George Heyworth & Matthew Poxon, Istanbul Queer Art Collective, Moa Johansson and Monsur Mansoor.
NYC’s finest hedonist dive HOUSE OF YES comes to London in this night out for freaks.
70 artists, activists and theorists explore climate change, extinction, pollution, health and sustainability through an intersectional, feminist and queer lens.
A south London showcase of artists from marginalised communities.
Get your dancing shoes on for a celebration of 40 years of Disco, with live music, DJs, screenings, talks, roller disco, record fair and food & drink.
The Royal Albert Hall breaks out of
Punk returns to Croydon with this brand new DIY multi-stage music festival. Read our interview with the founders here
Female-fronted punk riffs at the Borderline.
Circus & Magic
The best circus show we’ve seen for years. Do not miss this flurry of close-up wonderment.
Prepare to get your mind turned upside down with Magical Bones, the break dancing magician.
Polish film festival Kinoteka exposes the lives of migrants in post-Brexit referendum London.
The ‘most prestigious’ TV festival in the UK welcomes the writers of Derry Girls, Bodyguard and Charlie Brooker to over 30 special events.
“My father warned me about men & booze, but he never mentioned a word about women & cocaine” – Tallulah Bankhead.
A chance to see a rarely screened Joan Crawford crime and revenge classic. The film was made in the time before censorship where women were depicted in roles with a frankness and sex-positivity that remains rare even today.
‘The EUpocolypse is looming’ but why not head to the gorgeous Shaftesbury Tavern for a pint to drown your sorrows.
We are gagged that London’s hottest queer musical sketch comedy foursome have hit the big time with these extra shows at Soho.
11 finalists compete in the hunt for the next Musical Comedy Superstar. We’ll be there with our judging hats on so why not join us for a laugh to the beat.
Kemah Bob’s underground comedy club for femmes of colour is the comedy night we all deserve. FUCK THE PATRIARCHY.
Talks & Discussions
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Occasionally the To Do List team are forced to work together.
Rupert likes: free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.
Stuart likes: nice pubs, film marathons, not doing real marathons, bad comedy, plays/musicals with shorter second halves, and the Oxford comma.