Unusual Things To Do in London This Week | 30 March – 5 April 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 30th March – Sunday 5th April 2015
Sven Ratzke: In Concert | Soho Theatre | 5 April | 9pm | £15
Sven Ratzke makes his London debut – a one-night-only performance which ranges across Weimar-era cabaret, glam rock, 60’s diva ballads as well as original songs.
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Battersea Arts Centre celebrates the 15th birthday of Scratch with four nights of Freshly Scratched performances each featuring 6-8 different artists trying out new ideas. Each piece is in an early stage of development and lasts no longer than 10 minutes. Check out the lineup here!
A star-studded APRIL FOOLS NIGHT headlined by the indescribably LOL-tastic SuZanna GonZo (Katie O’Brien – recipient of five golden To Do List stars at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe!)
Also featuring Holly Burn, Frank Sanazi & Jayde Adams, and an afterparty with DJ Lectric Lady!
The Alibi Film Club continues with this screening of 1971’s Simon, King of the Witches: Simon, a young man with magic power, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge of a man who cheated him with a bad cheque.
The 8th Designs of the Year exhibition “celebrates design that promotes or delivers change, enables access, extends design practice or captures the spirit of the year”.
“Culinary renegades” Messhead present an Easter Special pop-up where every single item on sale will be deep-fried!
Yes, leave all health concerns at home for an artery-clogging taste of battered goods the likes of which you’ll never have dared dream of!
Messhead have selected over 100 different items to deep fry, both sweet & savoury with the menu changing daily. Expect craziness like deep-fried cheese-strings, buttered crumpets, cheese filled hot cross buns, and Tunnock’s Caramel, as well as classics like deep-fried crème eggs.
From East Helsinki to The Punjab via SE15 – of course! Shava are, we kid you not, the world’s only live Finnish Bhangra group. Prepare for “a union of Punjabi music and traditional folk story-telling from the concrete jungle of East-Helsinki that’ll have you screamin’ and dancing for more fo sho!”
Pure party dynamite from Boogaloo Stu! Promising an incredible eggsperience: wicked smokin’ beats, gaudy, smutty, late-nite cabaret capers and naughty-botty showbiz shenanigans! Expect classic Shinky Shonky games Celebrity Holes, Penny Up The Crack and the Easter Egg Hunt!
Another fantastic lineup at this haven for emerging offbeat culture, The Fabulous Marnie Scarlet and Mzz Kimberly, with more to be announced!
They Say: Spark the fire! Stop the clocks! New York’s renowned, revered performance collective PUSSY FAGGOT is touching down in EAST LONDON TOWN!
Featuring: Penny Arcade, David Hoyle, Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Bourgeois & Maurice, Rachel Mason, Needles Jones, Viva Deconcini, Greg Potter, Billy Lloyd & A Man To Pet!
Poetry for drunks and dyselxics (sic). Curated and compered by Scottee, the line-up includes Ginger Johnson, Lorraine Bowen, Jacqui Potato, Izzy Tennyson and Rhiannon Faith.
Also expect: the bestest shitty poem award, cheap beer, and sweets that are bad for your teeth!