Pick Of The Line – 15-21 October 2015

Pick of The Lines returns! Just like every week we found fun events for everyone to participate in. Whether you are interested in music, arts, Halloween activities, sewing, history or films, there is something for you.

 The Lumen Lake V – Label Launch

 The Lumen Lake artists are launching a DIY co-operative record label! They will also be launching three inaugural releases: La Leif’s ‘The Nest’, Wood Cabin’s ‘Hand Destroyed with Love’ and a 10” record of “Eftus Spectun” and “Rutger Hauser.”

When: 16 October 2015, 7pm
Where: Lewisham Arthouse – 140 Lewisham Way, London, UK
Cost: £3


St. Mary’s Parish Curch Lewisham Heritage, Music & Arts Festival

 Come along to celebrate Lewisham’s heritage! There will be talks, concerts, illustrated lectures, table decoration workshops, recitals and even a barbecue!

When: 10-17 October 2015, 10am-6pm (Saturdays), 2-7pm (Sundays)
Where: Saint Mary’s Church – 346 Lewisham High Street SE13 6LE
Cost: FREE

 Haunted Primary School presents: Spooky Zoo


Howard Primary School is hosting a day full of fun Halloween activities for the whole family! Join the event and you will be able to participate in apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, chocolate apple decorating, a fancy dress competition and much more!

When: 17 October 2015, 10am-2pm
Where: Howard Primary School – Dering Place. Croydon, CRO 1DT

Pope Head: The Secret Life of Francis Bacon


The play, written by Garry Roost, explores the unusual life of Francis Bacon. It is a dark comedy drama that celebrates the artist’s works and charismatic persona.

When: 16 October 2015, 7:30pm
Where: The Spread Eagle Theatre – 39-41 Katharine Street, Croydon, CRO 1NX
Cost: £10. Book tickets here


 Love and Basketball: 15-Year Anniversary


Amacoast cinema will screen the American romantic drama starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps in an exclusive pop up event.

When: 16 October 2015, 6pm
Where: York Hall – 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PJ
Cost: £10, £15, £20 or £30. Book tickets here


Artists’ Film International: Autumn 2015


Lee Kai Chung, Srdjan Keca, Yama Rahimi, Diego Tonus, Piotr Wysocki & Dominik Jalowinski will exhibit their short films from their respective countries of origin: Hong Kong, Serbia, Afghanistan, Italy and Poland.

When: 30 September 2015 – 24 January 2016, 11am-6pm Tuesday-Sunday
Where: Whitechapel Gallery – 80-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX
Cost: Free

More info here


Hackney and East Jewish History

Explore the lives of the people in the Jewish community of pre and post-war East London. The event includes a show by actor David Braverman, a film project by Rachel Burns, a radical tour guide by David Rosenberg and a talk by author Ken Warpole.

When: 19 October 2015, 10am-4pm
Where: London Metropolitan Archives – 40 Northampton Road,EC1R 0HB, London, UK
Cost: £10. Book tickets here

Sew Saturday Challenge!

Part of Sew Magazine annual celebration of the independent and local fabric stores, Sew Saturday Challenge invites everyone, from experts to newcomers, to a fun day of creativity and learning. With the entry fee participants will be able to get a £10 Fabrications voucher, and the winners of the competition will receive great prizes.

When: 17 October 2015, 2pm
Where: Fabrications – 7 Broadway Market, Hackney, E8 4PH
Cost: £10


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