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Monday, October 20 2014

K-Way @ Old Spitalfields Market / open every day


Mon-Sat 10:00-19:00
Sun 11:00-18:00

@ K-Way, Old Spitalfields Market, 117 Commercial Street, London E1 6BG


The new two-floor 870sq ft store has opened near Shoreditch and Spitalfields Market just in time for winter.

Saturday, October 18 2014

The Necessary @ Visions Video Bar / Saturday 18th October 2014


Doors: 22:00 – 06:00

@ Visions Video Bar, 588 Kingsland Road, E8 4AH London, United Kingdom

Entry: £5 before 1am, more thereafter


The Necessary presents you a night of pure party vibes. Bringing you all the best in Hip Hop, RnB, Garage, House and Bashment. On the decks this week:

Star One (BBC 1xtra)
Snips (Livin’ Proof)

See you on the dancefloor!

Friday, October 17 2014

The Other Art Fair @ Old Truman Brewery / until Sunday 19th October 2014

The Other Art Fair at Old Truman BreweryTIME AND PLACE:

Friday 17th 11:00-19:00
Saturday 18th 11:00-19:00
Sunday 19th 11:00-18:00

@ Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QL


Tickets: £8 book online

The Other Art Fair is London’s leading artist fair and the only event that connects art lovers of all tastes and experience, directly with 130 of the most talented emerging and unrepresented artists.

Choose from over 1,000 pieces to buy from just £50. More than just an art fair, an art experience, enjoy art talks, immersive theatre, art and music performances, kids create area, food & drink and much more.

The Other Art Fair will once again share its home with Moniker Art Fair during London’s most important art week. Your ticket will gain you entry to both fairs.

2 fairs. 130 unrepresented artists. 20 innovative galleries. 1 big weekend of art!

Thursday, October 16 2014

Kinetica Artfair @ Old Truman Brewery / Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th October 2014


Thu 16th 18:00-19:00
Fri 17th 11:00-20:00
Sat 18th 11:00-20:00
Sun 19th 11:00-18:00

@ Old Truman Brewery (Ely’s Yard entrance), 15 Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QR

Tickets: from £12 book online


Back for its sixth year, a platform for galleries, curatorial groups, design studios and artists working in the realm of interdisciplinary new media art.

Bringing together spectacular work from over 100 artists from 15 countries, representing the very best of new and innovative kinetic art from around the globe.

Kinetica Art Fair 2014 from Kinetica Museum on Vimeo.

Wednesday, October 15 2014 Promo

Sponsored Post: The Marriage of Figaro @ English National Opera: London Coliseum / Thursday 16th October – 23rd November 2014

English National Opera The Marriage of FigaroTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:00, 18:00, 15:00

@ London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4ES

Tickets: from £12 book online


11 performances for a limited period this October and November of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at the English National Opera, filled with Mozart’s glorious music with the conductor Jaime Martin who returns to ENO following his debut last year in Rossini’s Barber of Seville.

The classic story features Figaro the Count’s valet as he tries to wed Susanna the Countesses’s maid. There’s sexual intrigue, mistaken identities and unexpected revelations. This Mozart classic premiered 2011 and for the first time since it is back!

Actress, Fiona Shaw’s staging is stylish, witty, with a rotating maze-like set and stunning period costumes.

Based in the iconic Coliseum venue in the heart of London (near Charing Cross and Leicester Square), featuring glorious Edwardian architecture.

David Stout and Mary Bevan star as servants Figaro and Susanna, with Benedict Nelson as Count Almaviva and Sarah-Jane Brandon as the wronged Countess.

Sung and surtitled in English
Running time 3 hours and 20 minutes

Post sponsored by English National Opera with our recommendations.

Find out what people are saying on Twitter by searching the hashtag #ENOFigaro follow @E_N_O you can also follow them on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

Monday, October 13 2014

Indeedy Bingo Halloween Spooktacular! @ Shoreditch Town Hall Friday / October 31st 2014


Doors: 21:00-02:00

@ Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT

Tickets: £15 advance £20 on the door


Join Jess Indeedy and the Indeedy Inc. crew for a boombastic night of bingo, dancing on tables, inflatable bananas and games! Sip on potions from the Haunted Bar, play our famous Indeedy Musical Bingo (featuring a freaky Halloween Round), and dance in the moonlight until the wee hours to your favourite killer tunes!

Spooky hostesses will greet guests with creepy cocktails and guide them into the historic Shoreditch Town Hall, which will be transformed into the ultimate haunted house for the night. Beware: surprises and scares lurk around every corner!

The Haunted Bar will serve creepy cocktails and witches’ brew, plus wines, beers and soft drinks all night long. Nibbles and light bites will be available. The ticket price includes a free cocktail, yes!

There will be three rounds of Indeedy Musical Bingo, featuring our special edition Halloween game which includes the best edit of songs on the theme. Prizes will be equally fun and frightful, such as free creepy cocktails, horror DVDS, and inflatable machetes.

The fancy dress competition happens at midnight, when those with the best costumes will win huge prizes from local Shoreditch businesses.

Don’t miss the mass Thriller dance, led by the Indeedy Granny Pack (who have been the toast of this summer’s festivals, don’t you know). The frightfest ensues with a dance party until 2am, featuring pop classics, new gems, some Britney, Whitney, and everything in between.

Friday, October 10 2014

ARTCRANK @ Granary Square / Friday 10th – Saturday 11th October 2014


Opening party Friday 10th October 18:00
Exhibition Friday 10th October 13:00-23:00
Exhibition Saturday 11th October 2014 12:00-18:00

@ Granary Square, King’s Cross, Stable Street, London

Free entry


Featuring hand-made, bike-inspired posters created by UK artists. Limited edition, signed and numbered copies of all posters will be available for £35 each.

Brooks England will display limited-edition saddles, and PEDaL ED will roll out their tasteful and innovative cycling threads for the style-conscious cyclist.

Look Mum No Hands! will be serving up fine craft ales, nibbles, and tasty coffee.

Thursday, October 9 2014

Modern Toss Portrait Session @ Forge & Co / Thursday 9th October 2014


Doors: 19:00-21:00

@ Forge & Co, 154-158 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6HU

Free entry


Evening portrait session at the ‘Decade in the Shithouse’ exhibition.

First 50 people through the door from 18:30 onwards guarantee a portrait from either Jon or Mick.

There’s also a bar in the gallery that night so you can get pissed up while you’re having a look at it all.

Modern Toss Portrait Session

Wednesday, October 8 2014

Lawrence Weiner: All In Due Course @ South London Gallery / 23rd November 2014


Tuesday-Sunday 11:00-18:00
Except Wednesdays 11:00-21:00

@ South London Gallery (SLG), 65-67 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UH

Free entry


Acclaimed American artist and reluctant pioneer of conceptual art Lawrence Weiner returns to the gallery with a solo exhibition presenting a series of recent sculptures that can be seen across the main and first floor galleries, and continue outdoors, running along the expansive Victorian brick wall of the SLG’s Fox Garden.

Visitors to the exhibition can venture further; beyond the gallery to an off-site work on the façade of the semi-derelict former Peckham Road Fire Station, located diagonally opposite the SLG.

Tuesday, October 7 2014

In Transit @ Blue Elephant Theatre / Until 10th October 2014

In Transit Brochure ImageTIME AND PLACE:

Showtime 20:00

@ Blue Elephant Theatre
59A Bethwin Rd,

Tickets: £10 (£8 Conc) £7 Southwark residents
Buy Tickets
To avoid the online booking fee please ring the box office on 020 7701 0100


In Transit is a voyage through the mind of Ella, who has lost all perception of where and who she is. Desperate to re-learn her past, she brings us into a world full of strange characters where she will unlock the secrets of her broken mind and confront the hardest moment of her life.

One hour. One actor. 27 characters. A highly physical one-woman show accompanied by original live music, In Transit is a tragicomical tale which captures moments of sheer beauty alongside nuggets of sweet and well-observed humour.

First Runner-up, Best International show Brighton Fringe 2013.