Pick of the Line: the best events 01/3/12 – 7/3/12

Pic: Croydon Cabaret

Cabin crews on stage, Japanese art and ginger rights activism – everyone will find someone to match their tastes in our round-up of the next seven days.




Thursday 1 March – plane funny at the London Theatre

8pm, The London Theatre, 443 New Cross Rd, SE14 6TA

Entry: £10

High-flying aviation comedy ‘Club Class’ lands in New Cross. Written by a former airline pilot and with a cast dressed as cabin crew, this flight is bound to entertain even those suffering aerophobia. The production has been touring the UK for the last six years but is only making a four-day stopover in New Cross, so be sure not to miss it. Fancy dress is welcomed, but the show is for over-18s over.

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Friday 2 March – Croydon’s chaotic cabaret

8pm, Farfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon CR9 1DG

Earl Okin, “the Godfather of musical comedy”, headlines an evening of cabaret entertainment in Croydon in Sacrebleu the Cabaret. Also performing is Paul Longhurst, magician, comedian, musician and mind reader. And if that is not mind-blowing enough, there will be performance the five best acts chosen as finalists of the New Act of The Year award 2012.

Entry: £14.50

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Saturday 3 March – breaking boundaries in the old east end

255-259 Commercial Rd, E1 2BT

If you like your artistic experiences freeform and boundary crossing, then try out Golden Bohemian, a warehouse-based cross-genre exhibition. Dance, art, fashion and live music – all is available at this melting pot of artistic activities. Aiming to bridge a gap between dance, music and theatre, this promises to be an interactive experience that is far from ordinary.

£8; £6 adv

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Pic: Rhiannon Faith7.30 pm 4th Floor Studios

Sunday 4 March – Japanese art exhibition

11-6pm, 50-58 Vyner Street London E2 9DQ

Wilkinson Gallery Weather forecasts predict sunny spells, so why not take a Sunday stroll in Victoria Park and then drop into the Wilkinson Gallery to see the venue’s newest exhibition by Makiko Kudo. It is bound to get you into the mood for spring and, just like the sunshine and the park, it is free.

Entry: free.

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Monday 5 March – blowing the blues out of the water

8pm, Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Rd, London SE14 6TY

Inevitably, after Sunday, Monday will come. But don’t let it bring you down. Head for New Cross and let “Happy Monday” cure those blues right away. With acts like TV regular Andi Osho, Mae Martin and BBC New Comedy Awardee Pat Cahill, this show will definitely bring your mood up.

Entry: £5

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Tuesday 6 March – spoken word poetry slam

7.30 pm, The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Rd, Dalston, London E8 3AS

Although it would be worth going just to find out what an “activist for ginger rights” has to say, headline artist Anna Freeman is bound to have a lot more to talk about at spoken word poetry slam Hammer and Tongue. Also performing is HKB Finn, and the first eight poets to sign up at the door will have a chance to compete on the night.

Entry: £5, concessions £4

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