Unusual Things To Do In London This Week | 5-11 October 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!
This week we go GLOBAL, including: free films from Ecuador, free live African music on Trafalgar Square & Berlin makes an appearance near Brick Lane…
Monday 5 October – Sunday 11 October 2015
A new performance game from Seth Kriebel has arrived at the home of future theatre BAC. Inspired by ‘choose-your-own-adventure stories and early computer games’ A House Repeated takes you into an imaginary maze.
Take a look inside Selina’s Tumbleweave (a home made out of abandoned hair pieces) to delve into what we can learn from afro hair in relation to being Black in the UK today.
Igor & Moreno: A Room For All Our Tomorrows | The Place, Near Euston | Tues 6 & Wed 7 Oct | 8pm | £16/12
Discover the secret behaviours of humanity whilst we are close to one another with the dance sensations Igor & Moreno
‘Skin-lightening via blackface minstrelsy and gangsta rap’ from outstanding new talent Lasana Shabazz. Frank and funny, this is one not to miss.
The magical mischief-maker Stacy Makishi ‘weaves together the undercurrents of Moby Dick alongside 80s and 90s pop culture to offer up a ‘vesper’, a secular evening prayer’. Unmissable!
We were very sad to miss Mawaan up at the Edinburgh Fringe. We loved this blurb so much we couldn’t bring ourselves to edit it:
‘a fucked up concoction of stand-up, dance, clowning, eggs, popcorn, Mongolian throat singing, laundry pegs and some free booze.’
A free chance to see the offbeat king of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, with his mix of storytelling & stand-up through poetry.
Celebrate the celluloid success of Ecuador’s burgeoning film scene with free screenings of recent classics including the irresistibly sexy Sin otoño, sin primavera (No Autumn, No Spring) pictured above. Book a free seat by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A feast of African food, music & culture right in the heart of our city. Don’t miss the main stage music for awesome afro-funk infused rhythms.
Say HALLO to the creme de la creme of Berlin start-ups, retailers & movers & shakers, in London this autumn for just 1 week. There are loads of free events as part of the pop up shop on Bethnal Green Road, including a ‘How to work in Berlin‘ session and a ‘how to’ make your own 360° photos with the bizarre and beautiful Panono device.
State of Independence Market | Cafe 1001, Brick Lane (Old Truman Brewery) | Sat 10 Oct | 12 midday-12 midnight FREE
Support London’s independent creative entrepreneurs at this banging beats-fuelled market in Brick Lane.
A fantastic outre bunch unite to raise money for Syria’s refugees. Top names are on the bill including: musical mayhem from Bourgeois & Maurice, wry dry wit from funny man David Mills & fearless fun from Jayde Adams.