Unmissable Things To Do in London – November 2018
Done burning things? Throw down your sparklers (safely) and get stuck in to an amazing month of Unmissable Things To Do in London!
This month’s top picks include sexy puppets, kooky comedy, a mental health festival, queer arts, vegan cheese & wine, live music, spectacular performances & much more…
‘An irresistible mix of songs, sequins, sex and sympathy.’ from talented young performer Peter Groom who is Marlene Dietrich.
A fabulous way to welcome back Winterville to Clapham common. Expect neo-soul, R’n’B, motown and blues songs, and a fierce line up of burlesque, drag, performance art, sideshow, comedy and more.
A free festival of mental health and performance at our new fave community pub cum arts centre Poplar Union. Highlights for us include Brainfart Cabaret feat. Mawaan Rizwan and Sunday Assembly East End.
A celebration of queer film and related events from heartwarming rom-coms like A Winter to Remember (pictured above left) to hot as f*ck queer take on The Talented Mr Ripley M/M (pictured above right).
Migration Museum Annual Lecture: David Olusoga – The Perils of Our Insular Illusion | Brunel Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS | 22 November | 6:30pm | FREE
‘Join British-Nigerian historian, producer and presenter David Olusoga at SOAS for the Migration Museum’s annual lecture, as he argues that, to make sense of the Britain of 2018, we need to recover the global aspects of our history and culture.’
Inspired by weird and wonderful happenings Lisa Knapp presents an unmissable evening of strange and beautiful folk.
A genre-breaking South-East London band telling the story of musician Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne’s changing relationship with her homeland of Ethiopia after the death of her father.
‘Gregg and Claire are a power couple. Well-to-do and up-and-coming. They’ve got the house. The car. The careers. They’re living out their parents dreams in blissful suburbia.
They also have an insatiable desire to murder animals.’
A jet-black comedy of middle-class climbing versus our primitive urges.
‘A stage show cum TV Pilot, H1TM4N Inc. is the story of a group of assassins forced by legislation to work in an office… Chaos ensues!’. A Season of Bangla Drama presents this offbeat dark comedy about when bureaucracy hits contract killers.
Drag sensations SINK THE PINK present this festive revue of British horror stories including dancing drag queens, show-stopping numbers, mind bending magic, bogey men, blood, and brussel sprouts!
‘Get set for a live-filmed Lynchian ride through the anxieties of an unsettlingly ordinary woman’s existence.’ from the zeitgeist company Made In China.
Vijay Patel explores the legacy of Indian corner shop culture and asks ‘Can I be a lip sync Britney artist and a shopkeeper?’.
‘Binaural headphone technology, live action and Tangled Feet’s trademark physicality are combined in this unique experience to explode the forgotten political turmoil of the WW1 demobilisations and the hidden struggles of modern-day veterans.’