Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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

CABARET

Sven Ratzke: In Concert | Soho Theatre | 5 April | 9pm | £15

Sven Ratzke | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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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THEATRE

Freshly Scratched | BAC | 30 March – 2 April | 7:30pm | Pay What You Can

Freshly Scratched | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!

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COMEDY

April Fools with SuZanna GonZo: The Dark Lady | Queen of Hoxton | 1 April | 7pm | £10

Suzanna Gonzo | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!

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FILM

The Alibi Film Club: Simon, King of the Witches | The Alibi | 30 March | 8pm | FREE

Alibi Film Club | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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.

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EVENTS

Joey Fourr Album Launch | Power Lunches | 2 April | FREE

Joey Fourr Album Launch | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

The debut album from Joey Fourr arrives as all albums should: with a
FREE party!

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ART

Designs Of The Year 2015 | Design Museum | Until 23 August | 10am – 5:45pm | £13

Designs Of The Year 2015 | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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”.

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FOOD & DRINK

Fry Hard | Boxpark | 2-5 April
Fry Hard | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

“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.

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PARTY TIME

The East Helsinki Bhangra Bus ft. Shava | The Bussey Building | 1 April | 7pm

East Helsinki Bhangra Bus | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!”

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Shinky Shonky | The Black Cap | 4 April | 10pm

Shinky Shonky | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!

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ODDITIES

Bar Wotever: Erotica Cabaret | The RVT | 31 March | 7pm | £5

Bar Wotever | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

Another fantastic lineup at this haven for emerging offbeat culture, The Fabulous Marnie Scarlet and Mzz Kimberly, with more to be announced!

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Pussy Faggot – The Second Coming | The Glory | 3 April | 7pm | £12.50

Pussy Faggot | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!

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Scottee: Fraff | Rich Mix | 3 April | 8pm | £8

Scottee: Fraff | Unusual Things To Do in London, 30 March - 5 April

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!

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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.