Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

Unusual Things To Do in London This Week | 9-15 March 2015

Your one-stop culture shop – everything you really need to know if you’re looking for quirky, kooky or unusual things to do in London this week!

Monday 9th March – Sunday 15th March 2015

THEATRE

Sprint Festival | Camden People’s Theatre | Until 29 March | Times Vary | £12/10 Per Show

Sprint Festival | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

CPT’s annual festival of new and unusual theatre returns, and runs until 29th March. Showcasing new work from some of the UK’s most innovative theatre-makers, the 2015 programme includes The Privileged (pictured above): a solo participatory performance event that explores race, community and the identity of the working-class citizen within today’s society.

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COMEDY

300 to ONE & The Monkey Poet | COG ARTSpace | 11 – 29 March | 8pm | £10

COG ARTSpace | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

Matt Panesh presents two artistically diverse shows for the price of one ! First up, 300 to One sees a schoolboy re-enacting the macho homoerotic war film 300 in his bedroom, with Wilfred Owen as his Homeric scribe. Then, The Monkey Poet himself presents a set of award-winning stand-up poetry.

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FILM

Beyond Clueless VHS Launch Night | Voodoo Ray’s & The Alibi | 9 March | 7pm | FREE

Beyond Clueless | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

The Alibi Film Club & Voodoo Ray’s present the Beyond Clueless VHS Launch Party!

Be sure to arrive early at Voodoo Ray’s for free pizza (while stocks last) from 7pm, then head to The Alibi for the 8:30pm screening of Beyond Clueless: a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie, as seen through the eyes of over 200 modern coming-of-age classics…

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Cinemania | 12 London Cinemas | 9 March – 30 May | Times & Prices Vary

Cinemania | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

A specially selected season of film screenings, talks and Q&A’s from industry professionals, running until 30 May.

This week, don’t miss Au Revoir Les Enfants at Greenwich Picturehouse (Monday at 4pm), Persepolis at The Lexi (Wednesday at 4pm), Time is Illmatic at the ICA (Wednesday at 4:30pm), and Leave to Remain at Stratford Picturehouse (Thursday at 4:15pm, followed by Q&A with director Bruce Goodison).

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The Punk Syndrome | Hatch, Homerton | 10 March | 7.30pm | £5

The Punk Syndrome | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

A special screening of The Punk Syndrome, a documentary about top Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, whose members Pertti, Kari, Toni and Sami are learning disabled, living with autism and Down syndrome.

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SHOPPING

Classic Car Boot Sale | Southbank Centre | 14-15 March | 10am – 6pm | £4

Classic Car Boot Sale | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

The Classic Car Boot Sale returns to the Southbank Centre, with a collection of some of the finest vintage fashion, accessories and homeware traders operating from the boot of their vintage vehicles.

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FOOD & DRINK

The Moveable Feast | Under The Shard | From 9 March

The Moveable Feast | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

A brand new pop-up vegetarian food and speciality coffee emporium opening on 9 March under The Shard.

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ODDITIES

Thursday Lates with La John Joseph | Hoi Polloi | 12 March | 10.30pm

La JohnJoseph | Unusual Things To Do in London, 9-15 March 2015

They Say: Half-woman, half-hostess trolley, and all glamour; La JohnJoseph returns for a second helping of Late Supper at Hoi Polloi. Fresh from winning the Grammy for Best Album Artwork, the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film, and the BAFTA for Lifetime Achievement – your friend and mine La JJ will be presenting a candle lit supper to rival even Hyacinth Bucket’s. Prepare yourself for sentimental songs and cultural musings, the occasional clanging name-drop and the odd beauty secret; in short expect nothing but the best from the biggest thing to come out of Liverpool since Cilla!

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Stuart Wilson

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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.