Unmissable Things To Do In London in February 2017
It may be the shortest month, but size doesn’t matter – there are still plenty of unmissable things to do in London this February!
This month’s top picks include rib-tickling comedy, a glimpse into London’s past, mind-bending live art, amazing food, a reason to head to Sheffield & much more…
Liam Williams headlines this excellent line-up, also featuring Richard Gadd, Lolly Adefope, Kiri Pritchard McLean and Tony Law.
Discover objects spanning 8,000 years of human history unearthed by the Crossrail project. And remember, those trains will actually exist next year after what feels like a century of waiting…
A showcase of new talent emerging from the School of Media and Communication Postgraduate courses at London College of Fashion, UAL.
“A Festival of Abstracted, Ritualised and Embodied Live Art” – featuring the Deep Throat Choir, Lady Vendredi (Master of Ceremonies for performance rituals), sensory neuroscientist Dr Edward Bracey, Jay Jay Revlon (father of the House of Tea), conductor and opera singer Ignacio Jarquin & MORE!
An immersive, site-specific light and sound installation in Tower Bridge’s Bascule Chamber – “a dramatic, subterranean Victorian space normally out of bounds for everyday visitors”. And hopefully dragons?
They Say: Audiences are invited to ‘review’ and ‘re-evaluate’ their relationship with the city and their perception of its history and character.
Dip & Flip Tooting’s 1st Birthday | 115 Tooting High Street | 4 February | 12pm-11pm | Pay What You Think!
BURGERS DIPPED IN GRAVY!!! Celebrate Dip & Flip Tooting’s 1st birthday with this day of Pay What You Think munching – and as your waistband expands, you’ll also be helping to raise funds for St Georges Hospital.
A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) | New Diorama Theatre | Until 4 February | 7pm | £12.50
Written by Jon Brittain (Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, Rotterdam, What Would Spock Do?) with music by Matthew Floyd Jones (Mannish from Frisky and Mannish), this is the story of Sally – “a happy person, but she’s also got an illness”…
A showcase of three short plays from writers within the British East Asian, South Asian, and South East Asian communities. Featuring Ketchup (by Sammy Wong), Hema Anjali (by Chandni Lakhani) and 100 Percent of Nothing is Nothing (by Joan C. Guyll).
“A coming-of-age story with a twist, with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells” – this could be the next great musical, so worth a trip up to Sheffield.
Paranoid Androids and Electric Sheep: A Robot Comedy Quiz Show | Science Museum IMAX Theatre | 10 February | 8pm | £15-£20
Join host RoboThespian for a robot-themed comedy quiz show featuring Robin Ince, Ed Gamble, Lou Sander, Rose Matafeo, John Henry Falle and in-house science-comedy duo Punk Science.
A chance to catch a screening of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 classic ‘The Red Shoes’, as part of Alex Baczynski-Jenkins’s exhibition at the Chisenhale Gallery.