Valentine’s Speed Dating:
Stoke Newington International, in collaboration with the Arcola Theatre, is organizing a live art speed dating for Valentine’s Day.
The night starts at £8 Adv / £10 Door
Nearest station; Dalston Kingsland
or tube to Highbury and Islington then bus 30
or Tube to Liverpool Street then bus 149
For more information, contact Greg McLaren, 07595397782
A East Side Story:
A new version of the world famous musical runs until February 27 at the Albany, in Deptford, performed by Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts group.
The show starts at 7.30pm
Douglas Way; Deptford, London SE8
Box Office: 020 8692 4446
Jonny Woo Valentine:
Cabaret star Jonny Woo, an important figure of the Drag scene, will sing and entertain you with readings from Kurt Weill and Bernard Shaw at The Bistrotheque.
Start at 8.30pm
The Bistrotheque, 23-27 Wadeson Street, London E2 9DR
Closest Tube station: Bethnal Green
Inquiries: 020 8983 7900
Ticket: £10 dinners/ £12 advance
The Orphanage Valentine’s Eve Dance:
The Last Tuesday Society’s promise a night of dancing at the Stonehorse Paper Cow. Line-up includes Russel Taylor, Francois Dirty South , and Mariachi Jalisco all the way from Mexico. Dress smart.
StoneHorse Paper Cow, 128-140 Bishopgate, London EC2M
Closest tube: Liverpool Street
Enchanted Garden Valentine’s Ball:
Beach Blanket Babylon (BBB) promises you ‘hedonic rituals and wild games’ with an ivy forest full of woodland creatures, and added highlight – the cupid photo booth.
Beach Blanket Babylon, 19-23 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E16LA
Closest tube station: Liverpool Street
0207 749 3540
Big Red Ball:
The Big Whigs, Dotty and Kevina, are celebrating LGBT month this Valentine’s night at the TWO8SIX bar in Lewisham. Those in fancy dress will be granted free entrance.
TWO8SIX bar, 286 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham SE13 6JZ
Free before 10pm/ £5 after
020 8690 7648
Croydon Leisure Centres Celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend:
Gyms and sports facilities across Croydon will be opening up their doors with free taster sessions, and romantic themed competitions.
Thornton Heath Leisure Centre
Purley Leisure Centre
South Norwood Leisure Centre
Details can be found on:
Royal Philharmonic plays at Fairfield Halls:
Andrew Litton will conduct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as they perform such favourites as Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and Symphony No 5 and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
Tickets £10 – £29
Start time: 7.30pm
Fairfield Halls, Park La, Croydon CR9 1DG,
020 8688 9291
Urban Nerds Valentine’s Special Snowbombing Warm Up Party:
Underground music promoters Urban Nerds are holding a Valentine’s party in Hackney as a warm-up for the Snowbombing festival in Austria.
Cost: Limited £6 Early Bird / £10 tickets / MOTD / First 50 girls FREE