Pick of the Line 19/06 – 25/06

SUNDAY – Fuse @ 93 Feet East

MONDAY – Happy Hour Laughing Classes @ The Book Club

TUESDAY – D&D Satellite @ Rich Mix

WEDNESDAY – Great Taste Market @ Old Spitalfields Market

THURSDAY – From The Tiger Who Came to Tea to Mog and Pink Rabbit @ V&A Museum of Childhood

FRIDAY – Goldsmiths Art and Media Degree Shows 2011 @ Goldsmiths College

SATURDAY – District 45: A Historical Walking Tour of Deptford



Sunday: Fuse @ 93 Feet East

Continuing with what is proving to be a spectacularly popular year, Sunday sees another session of techno, house and electro tunes that will end your weekend in style. With three of Fuse’s resident DJ’s in Ibiza, others are stepping up to the DJ booth. Alex Arnout, Rich NXT and Luke Miskelly will be spinning the tunes from 3pm on Sunday afternoon at this self branded: “Institution for the more disconcerting clubbers of London.”

Free but Guestlist essential (www.fuselondon.net)

93 Feet East, Brick Lane, E1



Monday: Thinking and Drinking: Happy Hour Laughing Classes @ The Book Club

It’s often claimed that laughter is the best medicine. From reducing stress to boosting the immune system and increasing serotonin levels, laughing is something that is free and easy to do! The Happy Hour Laughing Class, hosted

by Ilana Gorban will provide you with an hour’s worth of ‘laughter techniques’ to get your sides splitting.

£5/£3 adv

The Book Club, Leonard Street, EC2A 4RG



Tuesday:D&D Satellite – What are we going to do about theatre criticism?

Rich Mix plays host to another D&D (Devoted and Disgrunted) Debate where seasoned theatre critic Lyn Gardener and online writer Jake Orr, discuss and debate the need for theatre critics in the digital age. Now that everyone is provided with a platform to voice their opinion be it through blogs, twitter or video diaries do we still  need critical authority and what is it?

Admission is free and there is no need to book, just turn up and make sure your debating cap is firmly on!


Venue 2, Rich Mix, 35-46 Bethnal Green Road, London



Wednesday: Great Taste Market @ Old Spitalfields Market

Running all week, this pop-up market is back again to offer the best in food and drink from the winners of Great Taste Awards. There will be the opportunity to sample produce from winners of what has been dubbed by many as: ‘the Oscars of the food world’. Perfect for foodies who want to meet the people behind artisan produce and sample some top quality food!

Old Spitalfields Market

11am – 5pm


Thursday – From The Tiger Who Came to Tea to Mog and Pink Rabbit @ V&A Museum of Childhood

This fantastic exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood displays artwork, sketches and notes from author Judith Kerr’s most popular book. The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Kerr’s most famous work, was first published in 1968 and is now translated into 11 different languages and has sold over 5 million copies world wide. For children visiting the exhibition there is the chance to have tea with a life sized tiger.

Admission Free

V&A Museum of Childhood

Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA

10:00 – 17:45


Friday: Goldsmiths Art and Media Degree Shows 2011 @ Goldsmiths College

Goldsmiths’ Art Department is famous for producing some of the more recognised names in the field today – Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen and Antony Gormley to name a few. Friday sees the public opening of the annual Goldsmiths Art Department undergraduate degree show where the newest emerging artists are provided with a platform to exhibit their work. Running until Monday, the exhibitions contain work from a broad range including painting, photography, textiles and sculpture amongst many other art forms. This year the media department are also showing their work.

Admission Free

Art show: Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths, Lewisham Way, SE14 6NW

Media show: New Academic Building,

Friday 24 June 10am – 7pm

Saturday 25th June 10am – 7pm

Sunday 26 June 2011: 10am – 4pm

Monday 27 June 2011 10am – 7pm


Saturday: District 45: A historical walking tour of Deptford

This 3 hour walking tour will take you around the historical sites of Deptford. Lead by Sean Patterson, it is based around Deptford’s development from Victorian Times. Reviews online have branded it: “One of the most fascinating days i have ever spent in London” and “Wholly engaging and stimulating.”


Meet outside Deptford Deli, 4 Tanners Hill, London, SE84JP


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