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50 great things happening in London this weekend (October 11-13)

Posted at 6:00 pm, October 11, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment
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This post is about a weekend in the past.

Looking for something to do this weekend?
We’ve rounded up things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Pick your poison, London.

Friday night

Comedy from the ‘shambolic’ Joe Wilkinson at The Invisible Dot’s Experience
Gigs from Jay Z, Crosby, Stills and NashNew Young Pony Club NYPC, Miles Kane, Laura Cantrell, The Boxer Rebellion and 47 more.

All weekend

It’s the final few days of London Cocktail Week: get your £10 wristband here
Meanwhile London Film Festival continues with a fantastic programme
Jamaica? No, she went to RumFest of her own accord, ExCel Centre
One, two, tree nights of comedy at the London Irish Comedy Festival, Camden
Get on board with the Cheese & Wine Festival, South Bank
See a bunch of old trainers at ‘Is It The Shoes?’, Shoreditch
There’s quirky British photography from Tony Ray Jones and Martin Parr at the Science Museum
Science fiction movies at Stratford Picturehouse courtesy of Sci-Fi London’s Oktoberfest
Forza Win’s warehouse/cinema project shows Big Night, The Man Who Copied, Kung Fu Hustle, The Triplets of Bellville and White Men Can’t Jump
Club nights: World Unknown’s 4th Birthday at a secret location, Andy Smith Presents Reach Up in Kilburn, Supa Dupa Fly in Dalston, and 17 more.


Walk in a 20-mile circle around London
Woof! Grrr! A darling day out for dogs at Cabbages & Frocks Dog Day, Marylebone
Classic cars and nice knick-knacks at the Classic Car Boot Sale, South Bank
Chow down on Baketopia, an edible pop-up where everything must be eaten, Soho
Love your brain and vex your liver at cocktail and lecture mashup Carnival of Knowledge, Fitzrovia
Gigs from Kate Nash, Wheatus (yep, Wheatus), 1984, Ed Motta and 37 more.
Club nights: Annie Mac presents Rustie at Koko, Your Mum’s House at XOYO, Make Me with Ben UFO in Bow, and 29 more.


Get your hands on some Eames or Ercol at The Midcentury Show furniture market, Haggerston
Watch ‘witty, unpredictable, blissfully odd drama’ Computer Chess at Hackney Picturehouse
Live music from Bonnie Dobson, Wilko JohnsonÇiğdem Aslan, Petula Clark, Kacey Musgraves and 38 more.

Or why not try…

Five great films:  FilthSunshine On Leith, Blue JasmineLe Week-EndThe Great Beauty
Four theatre picks: The World of Extreme Happiness, A Doll’s House, Scenes from a MarriageThe Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Three art shows: Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, Elgreen & DragsetJane & Louise Wilson

Whatever you do, have fun!