Pick of the line 31/03-06/04

Thursday – The Pale Blue Door @ Secret Dalston Location

Friday – The Lonely Hertz Club @ The Nest £5

Saturday – Cake competition @ Telegraph Hill Festival

Sunday – Food, Glorious, Food @ V&A Museum of Childhood

Monday – Beyond Circus @ The Albany – Deptford

Tuesday – Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Andrea Buttner @ Whitechapel Gallery

Wednesday – Random Hand @ Scream Lounge, Croydon

Thursday – The Pale Blue Door @ Secret Dalston Location

Flyer: Tony Hornecker, wordpress

Finding the secret location to this venue is half the fun, once you’ve located the door down an alley off Kingsland Road you’ll be rewarded with the most surreal night of your life.

Artist Tony Hornecker is back again with another installation space/speakeasy diner. Entertainment is provided by the wonderful A Man To Pet, amongst other drag acts.

The menu includes a Greek salad with feta, Roast Beef and a crumble of fancy for dessert. A veggie option is also available upon request when booking.

Tables at 8pm or 8:30pm
£35p/h (includes three courses and a half bottle of wine)
For bookings email: @thepalebluedoor@gmail.com
This event is running until April 10

Friday – The Lonely Hertz Club @ The Nest £5

Photo: The Lonely Hertz Club

The Lonely Hertz Club dubs itself as providing ‘weekend tunes for weekend soles’.

Tucked away on Stoke Newington High Street, The Nest strives to show the best in new, cutting edge talent.

The Lonely Hertz club this month sees Den Haan – an electro DJ from Glasgow – take the stage along with DJ’s Radioactive Man and Deadboy – a south east London DJ who has been setting dancefloors across the UK on fire since last year.

9pm – 4am
£5 on the door
The Nest, 44 Stoke Newington High Street, Dalston, N16 7XJ

Saturday – Cake competition @ Telegraph Hill Festival

Photo: flickr

Now in its 17th year, the Telegraph Hill festival celebrates home grown arts and creativity. There’s various events running through to 7th April, however the cake bake competition on Saturday is looking to be one of the highlights of the whole festival.

Participants are invited to bake their own cake (any variety welcome!) and then bring it along to be judged by other festival goers. There are three categories to enter – traditional teatime, decorated or novelty cakes and made by children (0-16 years) cakes.

Entry forms are available at the box office, can be downloaded fromhttp://www.telegraphhillfestival.org.uk or email rozsalik@yahoo.com

From 3pm
Free entry to cake bakers
£1 for adults, 50p for children to taste and judge
Telegraph Hill, Kitto Road, SE14 5TY

Sunday – Food, Glorious, Food @ V&A Museum of Childhood

Photo: aaroncrawford, morguefile

Food Glorious Food is an exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood which celebrates the last 100 years of food in Britain.

The exhibit showcases how culinary devices have changed over the last 100 years. Also on display is an eclectic range of food stuffs from the 1900’s to today.

Food Glorious Food explores how food affects our everyday life and how we view food now to how it was viewed in the past.

Children and adults alike can enjoy Food Glorious Food and on top of that, it’s a brilliant place to celebrate Mothers day!

10:00 – 17:45
Admission Free
V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA

Monday – Beyond Circus @ The Albany – Deptford

Photo: Upswing

The Albany in Deptford has teamed up with Upswing to celebrate the circus.

Less face paint and big comedy shoes, more cirque de soleil, Beyond Circus brings the best in contemporary circus and cabaret acts.

Performances contain aerial choreography, acrobatics, theatre and dance.

Monday sees an all day workshop with Upswing’s Vicki Amedume on how to find a narrative line in circus work. The workshop, entitled Beyond Circus – Finding a narrative, focuses on ways in which artists can communicate stories vividly to audiences.

Tickets £20.
Available at www.thealbany.org.uk or phone 020 8692
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG

TuesdayMax Mara Art Prize for Women: Andrea Büttner @ Whitechapel Gallery

Photo: Andrea Buttner, The Poverty of Riches

Andrea Büttner is a German artist who works in a variety of different media. Religion is a heavily recurring theme in all her work. In 2010 she won the Max Mara Art Prize for Women – resulting in a six month fellowship living alongside the order of Nuns in Italy.

This exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery is a new installation in which Büttner explores the crossover between religion and art. Pieces in this exhibition include woodcuts which show religious imagery, specifically Christian iconography.

Admission: Free
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 7QX

Wednesday – Random Hand @ Scream Lounge, Croydon

Photo: flickr

Random Hand have spent the last few years ripping up the UK Music scene and now they’re ready to rock out the Scream Lounge. With their ska-punk mash up music this is a gig not to be missed.

Support comes from local punk bands Wonk Unit, Company L & The Kadt.

8pm onwards
£6 on the door, £4 in advance (tickets available at the venue bar and also at http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/user/?region=gb_london&query=detail&event=433100)
20 South End, Croydon, CR0 1DN

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