Unmissable Things To Do In London in May 2017
Mayday Mayday! Spring has sprung, summer is coming, and London is full of fab fun frolics to keep you smiling obliviously as we approach armageddon!
This month’s things to do in London include a Margaret Thatcher resurrection (no, not Theresa May), fringe-tastic variety, foody films, top-notch tunes & much more…
Main pic: A dinosaur at Crystal Palace Park
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Gameshows | Underbelly Festival Southbank | 12 May – 2 July | Times Vary | £15.50 – £22
Rib-tickling funny woman Margaret Thatcher returns for a night of Saturday night tv style game shows.
Coulrophobics beware the clowns are in town. But this time they’ve ditched the Ronald McDonald look in exchange for some comedy genius in the making including the devil incarnate, Red Bastard.
French Fancies: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (& Crêpes) | Nonsuch Studios | 3 May | 6pm | £6.50-£15.50
‘Escape into technicolor with French Fancies: a film and food experience marrying The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and delicious crêpes at Aubrey’s Traditional Crêperie.’
Guests La Roux, The Go! Team, Mélanie Pain (Nouvelle Vague), and St Bartholomews Choir join the psych pop troupes combining film and music to create a ‘mind-expanding collage’.
‘Part weird folk-music quartet, part playful ritual dance combo Sons of Sissy defies categorisation and pigeonholing and uses humour to radically disrupt the male role models in old traditions.’