Night Slugs ‘4th Birthday Tour’ @ Phonica Records / Thursday 10th May 2012


19:00 – 21:00

@ Phonica Records
51 Poland Street

Entry: FREE


We’re very pleased to annouce that as part of their 4th birthday celebrations, Bok Bok, L-Vis 1990 & Girl Unit from the Night Slugs crew will be joining Phonica Records in-store tonight.

They will be on the decks from 19:00, providing the ‘next level Bass ish’ while refreshments will be provided courtesy of Tiger Beer. (You can also bring your own too, no bringing your own ‘bass ish’ though, no)


Bok Bok
L-Vis 1990
Girl Unit

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The Flicker Club presents The Red Shoes @ Stoke Newington Town Hall / Thursday 10th May 2012


Doors 7pm-11pm
Screening 8pm

@ Stoke Newington Town Hall
Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JR

Tickets £10 main floor / £8 balcony here or on the door

the flicker club is back! Having survived their very successful Hammer Horror series in the eerie vaults of the Old Vic Tunnels, the flicker club has found a new (temporary) home at Stoke Newington Town Hall. They open with Powell and Pressburger‘s iconic film, The Red Shoes (1948).

the flicker club is a boutique film club that screens films adapted from literary works such as short stories or novels, celebrating the written word on the silver screen. And not only do you get to enjoy this unique cinema-experience, you’ll be glad to know that the flicker club proceeds go directly to charity. Currently they are working with FilmMAD and Wateraid.

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Love Dance Somalia @ Corsica Studios / Wednesday 9th May 2012


20:00 – 02:00

@ Corsica Studios
4/5 Elephant Road,
SE17 1LB

Entry: £5 All proceeds going to charities


Love Dance is about refusing not to see. It’s about people whose lives don’t fit into influential political channels, but who need to be recognised. We’re saying that we don’t accept that the rest of the world is not our problem.

But it’s also about raising money! All proceeds will go to charities working against the humanitarian crisis in Somalia. We’ve bought together probably the most vibesing lineup you’ll get in London for £5 all summer. Please join us in showing some love for the people of Somalia.

Lets not forget about people who need our help and see this as an opportunity to party for a good cause.
All proceeds will go to charities working in Somalia

On top of that the line up is great:

Benji B
Scratcha DVA
Josey Rebelle
Jon Rust
Mr Wonderful
Radi Dadi
Dom Fader
+ Special Guests TBA

The Cocktail Club @ Bar Vynl / Wednesday 9th May 2012


20:00 – LATE

@ Bar Vynl
6 Inverness Street Camden Town,

Entry: £FREE


Lying in the heart of Camden, Bar Vinyl turns into a secret hub for forward thinking music revelers the second Wednesday of each month when ‘The Cocktail Club – Hosted By Steffie & Co.’ experiments with a mixture of future sounds, cocktail symphonies and party bangers. Delicious Half Priced Cocktails all night, hand picked entertainment and the latest in cutting edge sounds from resident DJs on rotation including Steffie, Lukey, Rossta+ Special guests. This is a night full of unexpected surprises.

Nothing to do today, grab a half priced cocktail and shake your tail feathers.

One Year And Four Months @ The City Arts & Music Project (C.A.M.P) / Tuesday 8th May 2012


Doors: 6pm – 9pm
Private view: Tuesday May 8th

@ C.A.M.P
70-74 City Rd
London, EC1Y 2BJ
Tube: Old Street

Entry: £Free

One Year and Four Months. It isn’t a maths problem. One Year and Four Months is a photography exhibition by the very talented, Bilal Mustapha. Focusing on the documentation of style on the streets of London, highlighting the unique individuals and the many styles he comes across on a daily basis. Shooting mostly on the streets of the London allows Bilal to capture his subjects in their natural element. Bilal’s interest does not just solely focus on what brands or pieces of clothing an individual is wearing, but more interestingly how that individual expresses and carries his or hers style for the rest the world to see (Source: Better Never Than Late).

Significantly all the work for the exhibition has been produced over the past year and four months. With the intentions of allowing the audience to see a sense of progression in Bilal’s work and the visual changes within fashion over a short space of time and from season to season.

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StreetFest @ Hearn Street Car Park / Sunday 6th May 2012


Open: 13:00 – 23:00

@ Hearn Street Car Park, London

Entry: £15 book here


The StreetFest ethos is uniting the artists and their work, with the spectators and voyeurs who take pleasure from it.

Back at Hearn Street car park for the Bank Holiday once again StreetFest will bring together an array of creative performers, from singers to skaters, painters to poets, rappers to riders and everything in-between. The acts will be joining forces to create a gigantic event for everyone to enjoy, with live demonstrations, screenings and shows throughout the day and night.

Watch the promo video below to see how it went down last year.

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Get Some @ The London Fields / Friday 4th May 2012


Doors: 22:00 – 03:00

@ The London Fields, 137 Mare Street, London E8 3RH

Free Entry


Get Some returns for a night of resident DJs on rotation with the best vibes from Hip Hop to 80s.

DJs (Get Some residents)

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Land of Kings Festival @ Multiple Venues in Dalston / Friday 4th May and Saturday 5th May 2012


Friday 18:00 – 05:00
Saturday 15:00 – 05:00

@ Multiple venues, Dalston, London E8 / N16

Transport: Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction

£20 for one day
£30 for both days


Our favourite music, arts and cultural festival is back for another Friday and Saturday packed full of award winning music acts, interactive installations and some of the best venues in London.

Read below for our favourite picks. For more information and to book tickets visit the Land of Kings website.

The Alibi
Arcola Theatre
Arcola Tent
The Bunker
Dalston Roof Park
Eastern Curve Garden
The Print House
Moustache Bar
Shacklewell Arms
Servant Jazz Quarters
Vortex Jazz Club
+ much more

Dan Beaumont, Dollop DJs, Kwes, Moshi Moshi DJs, My Panda Shall Fly, Night Angles, Rory Phillips, Bicep, Clash DJs, Gwilym Gold, Hannah Holland, The Horrors DJs, Is Tropical DJs, NTS DJs, Speech Debelle, Tayo, Trevor Jackson + much more

Arts and interactive:
The Austerity Games, Cut a Shine, “Diet Coke is Illegal in the Philippines” by BestCleo, “Live Art Speed Date” by Stoke Newington International Airport. Literary Death Match, London Fields Radio, Red Bull Music Academy presents, Dalston Darlings, Legacy in the Dust, Hackney Film Festival + much more

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Merk Chicken @ CAMP Basement / Friday 4th May 2012


Doors: 22:00 – 04:00

@ Camp Basement, 70-74 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y 2BJ

Entry: £5

With a strict music policy of UK garage and a bit of old school grime, this night is all about 2-stepping to classics, rare duplates and all things bubblin’. Merk Chicken have enlisted the UK garage legend Sticky to fill the headlining slot and do what he does best – hype up the dance! Kiss 100’s Logan Sama the prolific grime selector will be playing an old school garage set. Resident DJs Alruii, White Tyson, Dozy and Collapse unite in their passion for garage.

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Dudebox Launch Party @ Village Underground / Thursday 10th May 2012


Open: 18:30 – late

@ Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London EC2A 3PQ

To win guestlist to this event email competitions@informedlondon.com with your name and the name of your guest.

Dudebox are launching with a massive party in Village Underground to celebrate their new start-up, an arts collaboration platform set to be a game changer in art toy culture.

On the night Dudebox will unveil the first wave of works featuring art by Pete Fowler, Ron English, Tristan Eaton, Mark Gmehling, Attaboy, Devilrobots, Mysterious Al and more.

Featuring live art, meet the artists, a pop-up shop, DJs and food and drinks.

Competition closes Tuesday 8th May 18:00.

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