Unmissable Things to Do in London this February
It’s a short month, but no less special for it – and here’s our list of Unmissable Things To Do in London (and beyond) this February!
Make your life fabulous by ticking off everything on this list – but do it safely!
Step beyond the flapper girl, Great Gatsby cliches and discover the true stories of the 1920s in Kew.
Sinéad O’Brien toys with Irish folklore and storytelling to find the funny in an early life full of mental health and addiction issues.
Anti-drag performance legend David Hoyle creates a space to heal.
New talent overload at Soho Theatre including:
- Avocado on Tits: Parody with fashion social media influencer and trendsetter Slag of the Dump.
- Why So Syrian: Funny and poignant one-woman show.
- White Chicks 2: Alex Bertulis-Fernandes and Sharlin Jahan present new work in progress.
An incredible season of LGBTQIA+ work at Stanley Arts in Norwood, including:
- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Hearts + Q&A – A celebration of an unsung heroine.
- The Legend of Leigh Bowery + Q&A with Sue Tilley – Performance art royalty.
The QUEER club night pitches up with a trio of emerging acts including Cosette Gobat’s dream pop.
Get the train to Rochester for this epic spectacular of dance, projection and new music with 100 performers in the breathtaking surroundings of Rochester Castle.
The football pitch becomes the site of a local battle of community versus gentrification, seen through the eyes of three young football-mad teens.
Dancer, activist, spy and mother to the multicultural Rainbow Tribe, 20th century icon Josephine Baker’s epic story is told.
Join chanteuse and sommelier Anna Lou in her wine bar as she and her accordion solve a murder mystery.
Get ahead in the film industry with this insider programme of events.
The non-binary pioneers are back with an intimate gig at Vauxhalls’s Royal Tavern.
The cult queer film – where Megan, a suspected lesbian, is sent to conversion therapy and meets irresistible tomboy Graham – is given a stage musical outing.
A large-scale projected artwork that features 50 artists, including British digital artists, imagining the dream world of the future.
MEAT is a hybrid of gig theatre, poetry, drag, and dance exploring Jack’s life from victim to superhero.
Surrealism is more than just Dali with this epic exhibition featuring worldwide surrealism from underdogs like Leonora Carrington.
This is the explosive true story of Natasha, who starts an oppositional TV news station in Russia.
The Nightbus & Midgitte Bardot – Sh*t in My Neck & Other Stories | The Pleasance | 25 February @ 7:30pm | £12
A batshit crazy night of Neo-drag from two divinely talented artists.
Queen of the cabaret scene Baby Lame has always wanted to star as the final girl in a horror flick. Now she gets her chance! Don’t miss this epic sicko-tacular featuring trash-tastic songs, interactive comedy, gut-churning film clips and furious balls-out performance.
A show made by you. About work. About the gig economy.
Did we miss any big incredible things to do in London (or beyond) this February?
We almost certainly did – please let us know in the comments below!
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.