What’s on this week

Pic: Janey
Artist Yayoi Kasuma’s world-renowned artwork. Pic: Janey, Flickr
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  • Mental Health First Aid Training Course

Where: Tomlinson Centre

When: Mon, November 18

Cost: Free

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course that teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health

  • Film screening at the Moth Club

When: Mon, November 18

Cost: £10

Check out the fascinating story of the queen of polka dots, Yayoi Kusama, who is regarded as one of the most famous artists in the world today, at a special film screening at the Moth Club.

  • Girl Plays Jazz: Introduction to Jazz workshop

Where: Poplar Union

When: Saturday, November 23

Cost: £6

A double bill performance celebrating girls and women in jazz featuring Girl Plays Jazz Project and Yeoja.

  • Talk with Sophie J. Williamson

Where: Whitechapel Gallery

When: Thursday, November 21

Cost: £9.50/£7.50 concession

Join Sophie J Williamson, curator and guest editor of Translation. The event will discuss the importance of translation in building empathy in an increasingly precarious and divided world.

  • Q&A and Screening of Pili

Where: Goldsmiths, New Cross

When: Thursday, November 21

Cost: Free

As part of The Human Rights Film Festival, Goldsmiths, University of London is screening Pili, a film that follows a woman in rural Tanzania, who works in the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children while struggling to keep her HIV-positive status a secret. Screening and Q & A with the filmmakers.

  • Corbyn vs Johnson debate screening

Where: Amersham Arms, New Cross

When: Tuesday 19:30

Cost: £3 (recommended donation)

The ITN debate, hosted by news presenter Julie Etchingham, will mark the first time since 2015 that both the Labour and Conservative party leaders have taken part in a TV debate. 

  • Comedy night with Alistair McGowan and Jasper Carrot

Where: Fairfield Halls

When: Wednesday, November 20

Cost: From £15

Check out this one night special with beloved comedians and impressionists Alistair McGowan and Jasper Carrott.

  • Jazz night at Boxpark

Where: Boxpark

When: Multiple dates

Cost: Free

If jazz is more your thing, why not head down to Boxpark on Wednesday for your monthly dose of blues and jazz?

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