Things to Do in London in November 2016
The Christmas adverts are on TV, but there’s still November to get through before you can get started on your One Direction advent calendar!
Remember, remember, ALL of November is here for you to enjoy – it’s not all just bonfires and fireworks!
Cabaret & Comedy
A big night for London’s Hackney Empire in this punked up variety mash-up with Brexit the Musical, Diane Chorley, Bourgeois and Maurice & many more kitsch treasures.
The Drag Kings Queens & InBeTweens Festival | Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club | 11 November | 7pm | £3-£8
DA welcome antidote to the one-size-fits-all approach to drag performance celebrating the rainbow diversity of transfolk, camp men, butch women, hairy bears, femme dykes, muscle marys, bi-queers & their friends.
Comedy, panel, games, live streaming election coverage, and zero objectivity with a congress made up of people we love like Megan Ford, Desiree Burch and Joe Sutherland.
Film & Music
‘Filmmaker, photographer and artist Dick Jewell recorded London’s infamous Kinky Gerlinky parties, hosted by Michael and Gerlinde Kostiff, every month. Tonight he’s our special guest to introduce ‘Kinky Gerlinky – The Movie’, his compilation of some of Kinky’s more colourful moments.’
Theatre & Shows
The Great Austerity Debate | Unite the Union, London and Eastern Regional Office | 4 November | 7pm | FREE – Email firstname.lastname@example.org
‘The Great Austerity Debate is a year-long collaboration with Mia Gray and Susan Smith, who are currently engaged in research around the uneven application and effects of austerity.’
An immersive tale of love and connection in the 21st century from experience experts Reuben Feels, which ends with you on the dance floor.
Soho Theatre Future Writers: Nuts and Bolts – How to Get it Made | Soho Theatre | 10 November | 5pm | £5
A chance to get practical writing advice from a panel of experts including Soho Theatre’s producer David Luff, Film 4 Creative Executive Eva Yates, freelance film producer Sarah Brocklehurst and theatre director David Mercatali.
London Fortean Society explores the folklore, ghosts and curses of the British Isles with the one-day symposium The Haunted Landscape.
Weekend Open | Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG | 25-27 November | From 10am | FREE
Explore the Design Museum’s new digs in High Street Ken dahhling, with this free weekender.
We visited Christopher Green’s charming exhibition about Victorian entertainments and would recommend it to anyone. This night is a lovely opportunity to spend the evening of comedy, live art, burlesque, cabaret, circus and magic inspired by the exhibition.