What’s On This Week

Croydon International Mela. Pic: london.gov.uk

The Big London Flea

Date:  September 24

Location: EPIC Dalston, 13-15 Stoke Newington Road, N16 8BH

Cost: Free

About: Locacted on the ground floor of Dalstons former ABC cinema, The Big London Flea is North London's largest indoor vintage market featuring over 50 handpicked vintage traders, some veteran vintage sellers from established markets like Spitalsfield/Bermondsey selling alongside locals.

Link: Check out the Facebook event here.


'The Rebellious Script', an exhibition by Amanda Lwin and Geoff Titley

Date: September 28-October 1

Location: A side B side Gallery, 352 Mare St, London E8 1HR

Cost: Free

About: As part of the Art Licks Festival weekend, the exhibition scans the area between the technological gaze and technocratic systems through a mix of photography (Geoff Titley) and sculpture (Amanda Lwin).

Link: Find out more here.


Last Night a Speed Date Changed My Life

Date: September 24-25

Location: The Book Club, 100-106 Leonards Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 4RH

Cost: £15

About: A to "go-to date night for creative singles" in the heart of Shoreditch that's, quick, clever and in a relaxed atmosphere.

Link: Get your tickets here.

Lynnie Z Boxpark Croydon Exhibition

Date: Until September 30

Location: Boxpark Croydon, 99 George Street, CR0 1LD

Cost: Free

About: The September exhibition features the quirky works of artist Lynnie Z, whose distinctive style creates mysterious, seductive creatures and powerful femme fatales with a bold, bright colour palette.

Link: Read more here.


COLORS Croydon International Mela

Date: September 30

Location: Wandle Park, Croydon, CR0 4XT

Cost: Free

About: Croydon International Mela draws on the borough's vibrant South Asian community. The programme of events will feature international artists, spectacular music and dance programmes and a celebration of South Asian food.

Link: Find out more here.


2Pac - Changes

Date: September 23

Location: 1 Matthews Yard, Croydon CR0 1FF

Cost: Free

About: A free exhibition to mark 21 years since the death of the legendary Tupac Shakur with a collection of visual artists, beatboxers, MCs and DJs to pay homage to the iconic rapper.

Link: Check out the Facebook event here.

Final weekend at Model Market

Date: September 29-30

Location: 196 Lewisham High St, SE13 6LS

Cost: Entrance free

About: Last chance to check out this night market in the centre of Lewisham featuring fantastic street food, wine, rum and beer bars and DJs

Link: Find out more here.


Catford Art Trail

Date: September 23, 24, 30

Location: Various venues across the centre of Catford, SE6

Cost: Free

About: Now in its second year, wind your way through Catford to see work from over 100 artists at 51 venues, including the homes of local makers, public spaces and even a graffiti workshop in the centre of town.

Link: Take a look at the brochure of events here.


Frankenstein at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

Date: From Septermber 26

Location: Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 410 Brockley Road, New Cross, SE4 2DH

Cost: £15/£12

About: A remarkable, brand-new adaptation of this thrilling and haunting gothic tale about the dangers of scientific irresponsibility and parental neglect, in celebration of the 200 year anniversary since Mary Shelley wrote the original manuscript.

Link: Find out more and get tickets here.

High Art screening as part of #DirectedbyWomen season

Date: September 26

Location: Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, E1 4UJ

Cost: Free

About: The #DirectedByWomen2017 season, which will include the screening of 52 films by female directors across the whole of 2017,  presents a free screening of High Art, a film about a young female intern at a small magazine company, who becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer. They both seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

Link: Find out more here.


Bold - Graphic Design from India

Date: Until September 30

Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA

Cost: Free

About: A visual feast of posters, zines, film, typography and digital works that reveal the vibrancy and diversity of work underway in India’s visual communications scene.

Link: Find out more here.


A trio of well-known fairytales come to Half Moon Theatre

Date: September 29-30

Location: Half Moon Theatre, 43 White Horse Rd, E1 0ND

Cost: £7

About: Yorkshire-based children’s theatre company Wrongsemble present Three, their spellbinding new musical play for children aged 3-8 and their families. Three singing actors weave together a trio of famous fairytales - which all feature the elusive number three - with spellbinding storytelling and live music.

Link: Find out more here.

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