Whether you prefer to run with Russian riot grrrls or the Hollywood set, if you want to turn your hand to sewing or refine your beer-tasting palate, there’s going to be something on this week to take your fancy. Theatre or dubstep? That is the question.
Thursday, February 21, 4pm
Kings Corner Project, 104 Old Street, EC1V 9AY
Aged between 14 and 21 and want to get to grips with fashion? Come down and take advantage of workshops ranging from from sewing skills to shoe design to photo shoots.
Thursday, February 21 – March 3
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB
Running into its 18th year, this festival celebrates all that’s great about new Turkish cinema. Spread across four cinemas, the Rio is LTFF’s home in the heart of Turkish London.
Sunday, February 24, 6pm
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU
Speakers, DJs and riot grrrl bands keep the flame burning for imprisoned musical agitators Pussy Riot who were detained one year ago for performing a ‘punk prayer’ in a Moscow church.
Wednesday, February 27, 7:30pm
Bedroom Bar, 62 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY
Artists and scientists alike come together to geek out and speculate over the superpowers of comic book characters at this free event.
Thursday, February 21, 6pm
BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY
Lifestyle site Yin&Yang relaunches itself by hosting a night of music, food and photography at Shoreditch’s pop-up mall Boxpark.
Friday, February 22, 6:30pm
Paragon bar at Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road, E1 4UJ
Think you know your Django from your Argo? Put your Academy Awards knowledge to the test in this free-to-enter pre-Oscars film quiz.
Friday, February 22 – 23, 11am – 6pm
Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 6QL
An endless list of breweries are hitting the Truman to show that craft beer is going from strength to strength. Drink, eat street food and hear music at this two-day event.
February 23 - March 10
Stolen Space Gallery, Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 6QL
Focusing on text and pattern, this group show celebrates repetition, ritual and rite.
Monday, February 25
The Hill Station, Kitto Road, SE14 5TY
Goldsmiths students organize a new monthly night of performance curated by different postgrads.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Wednesday, February 27 – March 24
Studio Theatre, Catford Broadway, SE6 4RU
Tony Award-winning hit musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee brings its cast of lovable losers and outsiders to the Broadway Theatre’s studio space for the next month.
Sunday, February 24, 8pm
Black Sheep Bar, 68 High Street, CR0 1NA
The first round of new dubstep night Croydub Sessions launches at the Black Sheep Bar.
Tuesday, February 26, 7pm
Cadillac Diner, 147 Wickham Road, CR0 8TE
Monthly meeting of Croydon Dinner Club takes the group to Cadillac Diner in Shirley for American grub.