Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Unusual Things To Do in London This Week | 23-29 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 23rd March – Sunday 29th March 2015

THEATRE

These Trees Are Made Of Blood | Southwark Playhouse | Until 11 April | 8pm (3:30pm Matinee) | £18

These Trees Are Made Of Blood | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Enter the world of a Buenos Aires cabaret club before, during and after Argentina’s Dirty War of the 1970s and 1980s. Against the backdrop of a military dictatorship waging war on anyone suspected of being left-wing political sympathisers, These Trees are Made of Blood tells the story of one Mother’s search for her daughter.

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COMEDY

Weirdos Takeover @ Bear Funny Comedy | The Finsbury | 25 March | 8pm | £3 – £6

Weirdo Collective | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Weirdos Collective take over Bear Funny Comedy for a one-night-only performance of Battle for the Leader of the Pugs (following a Facebook poll).

Expect appearances from Ali Brice, Beth Vyse, Penny Matthews, Liberty Hodes, Josiah Norris, Adam Larter, Gareth Morinan, Lindsay Sharman, Patrick Cahill, Michael Brunström & Mark Stephenson.

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Laugh Out London | The People’s Park Tavern | 26 March | 8pm | £4 – £6

Laugh Out London | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Laugh Out London comedy club returns to The People’s Park Tavern with a LOL-tastic line-up featuring Nish Kumar, Diane Morgan (our idol, Philomena Cunk, from Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe), Mike Wozniak & Holly Burn.

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FILM

Cinemania: New Worlds – La Haine | Deptford Cinema | 26 March | 7:30pm | Price

La Haine | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Ahead of the 20th Anniversary of this groundbreaking French urban drama, Deptford Cinema hosts a special screening of La Haine: depicting 19 hours from the lives of three friends in their early twenties, from immigrant families living in the suburbs of Paris, in the aftermath of a riot.

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EVENTS

Takeover Visions | Tricycle Theatre | 25 March | 6:30pm | £5.50

Takeover Visions | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Part of #Takeover2015, Visions promises to be an evening of inspirational talks and short performances from young, risk-taking, ambitious people who are making their dreams a reality.

Featuring Femi Adeyemi (Founder of NTS Radio), Birdsong (ethical fashion company), Jay Miller (Artistic Director and founder of The Yard), Roisin Murphy (Chair of Brent Youth Parliament), Mohima Ahmed (App Developer, Fellow of Apps for Good) & MORE!

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Wrestlemania 31 Party! | Four Quarters | 29 March | 11pm – 4am | FREE

Wrestlemania 31 | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Join fellow fans of pantomime fighting at Four Quarters, and watch a live stream of Wrestlemania 31 from midnight! There’ll also be a Wrestling themed console set up and hopefully WWF Wrestlefest on the arcade for the night.

The event is FREE ENTRY but YOU MUST SIGN UP on Facebook to avoid disappointment.   You’ve got until 11pm on 29th March to sign up.

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FOOD & DRINK

Slap Ya Papa | The Yard | 26 March | 8pm – 10:30pm | £27.50

Slap Ya Papa | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Louisiana comes to London courtesy of this New Orleans inspired supper club – a night of lip-smacking soul food and foot stompin’ live music.

The menu is mouth-watering: Truffled Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Smothered Pork Chops with Aunty Paula’s Buttery Buttermilk Biscuits, and Pecan Pie? ALL OF THE ABOVE PLEASE!

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PARTAY!

The End of the World Party – Alien Attack | Scala | 28 March | £9 – £15

The End of the World Party | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Live Saturday 28th March like it’s your last night ever! As Robbie once sang, No Regrets! Leave no dreamed-of deed undone, be everything you ever wanted to be, and dance like there’s no-one to answer to in the morning!

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Straight Nasty | Vogue Fabrics | 28 March | 10pm – 3am | £5

Straight Nasty | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Straight Nasty: Round 2!

They Say: Serving up a grimy & gorgeous selection of pop that you can really to sink your tits into…

With resident DJs TR!NNY & $U$ANNAH (Debbie, Slagbox), SHY CHARLES (Best City Fashion) & GG BEAR.

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The Grand Finale Roller Disco Closing Party | Renaissance Rooms | 29 March | 8pm – 2am | £20

Roller Disco | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

Kris ‘966’ Jay & Lucian D host one last Roller Disco! Advance tickets have sold out, but you’ll still be able to buy tickets on the door.

Strap on those skates for one last hurrah, to a soundtrack of Bashment, House, Hip Hop, Soca, Slow Jams & Afro Beats courtesy of DJs Ruff N Tuff, DJ S.Dot, DJ Wonda Woman  & Afro B.

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SHOPPING

DIY Art Market | Epic Dalston | 29 March | 11am – 6pm | FREE

DIY Art Market | Unusual Things To Do in London, 23-29 March 2015

A chance to discover a new wave of artists/makers exhibiting and peddling their wares at affordable prices.

The DIY Art Market is a market for lovers of all that is DIY and self published. Expect to leave with arms full of self-published publications, lo-tech ceramics, illustration, photography, origami, art prints, jewellery, zines, sewn items, custom tees, homemade cassettes, outsider comic art, screen prints, records, artist books, clothing, odds, ends, & undefinables.

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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.