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20 Affordable London Christmas Shows & Winter Pop Ups Under £20 

20 Nov 17

Holidays are coming! Holidays are coming! Christmas isn’t all about Coca Cola, or John Lewis, or even The Muppet Christmas Carol – there is more to the festive season, and lots of it is out and about in London! So here is our early Christmas …

★★★★ Binaural Dinner Date at Theatre Royal Stratford East 

19 Nov 17

Binaural Dinner Date ★★★★ Theatre Royal Stratford East 16 November – 3 December | Times Vary | £10 Book Tickets ‘What’s the worst that could happen?’ Leading immersive and digital theatre masters ZU-UK, in their latest production…

5 Fantastic Films To See At Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest This Week 

14 Nov 17

London’s Fringe! film festival celebrating extraordinary LGBTIQA+ stories launches today (14 Nov).

Discover The Stories That Never Got Out At The Tower Of London 

10 Nov 17

Tower of London Open daily 9.00 until 16.30 Book Online Today Save! On the banks of London’s River Thames stands the infamous Tower of London, a 1,000-year-old castle that protects the Crown Jewels.

Unmissable Things To Do in London – November 2017 

1 Nov 17

November you’re a firework, come on show ’em what you’re worth, make ’em go “Oh, oh, oh!”, as you shoot across the sky-y-y! This month’s top things to do in London include circus delights, sexy cabaret, rib-tickling comedy, rib-…

★★★★★ Frau Welt at Hackney Showroom 

10 Oct 17

Cigarette smoke fills Hackney Showroom’s main space, the music rises and Peter Clement in a long, dark frock appears out of the gloom.

Interview with Young Vegans, Purveyors of the Finest Vegan Pies! 

4 Oct 17

Young Vegans Pie Mash OPENING SOON – 23 OCTOBER Ahead of the grand opening of their new permanent store, we caught up with the Young Vegans to talk pies, veganism, challenges more! So, who are the culinary masterminds behind Young Vegans? Young …

Interview with International Shape-Shifter Frau Welt 

30 Sep 17

Frau Welt | Hackney Showroom | 4-21 October | From £10 We headed to the deepest yet sparkliest Hackney to catch up with the legendary Frau Welt – be sure not to miss her full length debut at Hackney Showroom this October! Tell us about your show …

Bubble Waffles, Poutine, Raw Dough, Sliders & Seitan: 5 London Food Crazes 

11 Sep 17

From Soho’s bubble waffles to Deptford’s dirty vegan feasts London is in a fast food frenzy.

#ArmingTheWorld: Interview with ice and fire Artistic Director Christine Bacon 

7 Sep 17

#ArmingTheWorld Various Locations 12-16 September | Times Vary | FREE Book Your FREE Tickets Stage designer  takis , site specific theatre specialists  Teatro Vivo  and theatre company  ice and fire – known for their focus on human rights …

Tori Amos Album Launch – ‘A Spellbinding Set’ 

6 Sep 17

Tori Amos Album Launch The Courtyard Theatre | 30 August Tori Amos chose The Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton for the launch party celebrating the release of her latest album, Native Invader.

Video Special: Meet The Committee at The Yard Theatre 

30 Aug 17

We were excited to see that our fave groundbreaking arts space, The Yard Theatre now has an amazing young theatre group called The Committee.

Get 20% off Summer In London tickets from 8-21 July 

5 Jul 17

Summer in London Theatre Royal Stratford East 8-29 July | Times Vary | £10-£25 Book Tickets “A hilarious new romcom play – think The Inbetweeners meets a modern A Midsummer Night’s Dream – with an all trans cast” Join four cheeky lads …

ART ATTACK: Art Night, GDIF & Reveal at V&A 

30 Jun 17

Art is taking over the capital this weekend (1-2 July 2017) with installations galore for Art Night, Greenwich and Docklands International Festival and Reveal at the VA.

Free interactive online tribute to East Londoner Joseph Markovic 

31 May 17

In the week that Topshop have launched an outrageously pointless virtual reality water slide , we were delighted to hear about this genuinely heartwarming new online experience to celebrate the life of real life East Ender  Joseph Markovic .

5 Eco Tips from Timberlina ahead of Glory Lates 

30 May 17

Our favourite bearded drag bingo host and eco-warrior, Timberlina is giving London a dose of empathy and folk wisdom in the final weekend of the General Election campaign.

£5 tickets for Disco 54 at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club – Celebrate 5 Years of To Do List with #FIVERAMA 

19 May 17

We’re celebrating 5 years of To Do List with a £5 ticket offer to dance the night away at our favorite haunt Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.

Interview: Joe Roberts from new gay rave Mouth to Mouth 

5 Apr 17

We grilled  Joe Roberts from hot new night out Mouth to Mouth at Dalston Superstore about trax, haunts and going out in 2017.

Interview with Shamanic Striptease, Daniel P Cunningham 

26 Mar 17

Daniel P Cunningham | Salvation: Shamanic Striptease Hackney Showroom 1 April | 9pm | £12 Book Tickets We persuaded Daniel P Cunningham to keep his clothes on for a while and answer some questions about his coming Hackney Showroom performance of …

Interview: Hackney Showroom’s Sam Curtis Lindsay on Joy and Dissent Festival 

16 Mar 17

Sam Curtis Lindsay – Hackney Showroom We caught up with Sam Curtis Lindsay, co-director of Hackney Showroom and co-curator of new festival Joy and Dissent! Joy and Dissent | Hackney Showroom | 27 March – 9 April Tell us about ‘Joy and Dissent…

London International Mime Festival 2017 Reviews: The Nature of Forgetting & Relic 

1 Feb 17

Here’s a couple of 50 word reviews of shows we saw at London International Mime Festival 2017 ★★★★1/2 Relic by Euripides Laskaridis / Osmosis | Barbican A completely insane 45 minute mind fuck The trailer for this show was everything we …

Quickfire Interview with Camp NYE’s Jayde Adams + WIN a Pair of Tickets! 

15 Dec 16

Camp NYE 2016 Eagle London | 31 December | From 9pm | £25 Scottee and his gang of weirdos are back for another crazy New Years Eve – featuring Jayde Adams, Fancy Chance, Ginger Johnson, Thom Shaw, Scottee himself, Japans People and Le Gateau …

★★★★ Sleeping Beauty at Hackney Empire 

8 Dec 16

Beautifully bonkers post-Brexit fun from London’s home of panto, Hackney Empire! Hackney Empire’s panto is as important to the festive season as brussel sprouts and 2016’s tale of Sleeping Beauty doesn’t disappoint.

Things to Do in London in December 2016 

1 Dec 16

Woah, London got COLD! Rudolph and co are limbering up for their one busy night of the year, but this month isn’t ALL about Christmas… So here are the very best things to do in London in December! This month’s top picks include festive frolics…

SuZanna GonZo Hosts Bottomless Brunch Bingo at the People’s Park Tavern 

22 Nov 16

Boozy Bottomless Bingo Brunch with SuZanna GonZo Every Saturday | 11am – 2pm | People’s Park Tavern | £28 The latest addition to London’s bottomless brunch scene is a boozy, bingo-fuelled three hours of mayhem at the People’s Park Tavern …

Thinking Drinkers Guide to London’s Best Boozers – Guest Post By The Thinking Drinkers 

21 Nov 16

*This article is intended for those aged 18 or over.

Interview with Jess O’Connor, One of the STARS of NoFit State’s BIANCO! 

19 Nov 16

NoFit State Circus Presents: BIANCO Southbank Centre 23 November – 22 January | £25 – £39.50 Buy Tickets As No Fit State’s spectacular BIANCO returns to London for a festive run at the Southbank Centre, we caught up with stunning aerialist …

Not the Usual Interview: Jon & Nath – Sketch Comedy Duo 

10 Nov 16

Jon Nath Like To Party | Aces Eights, Tufnell Park |  Sunday 13 November, 7.30pm | £ 5 tickets at door We eavesdropped on a conflab being had by sketch comedy peeps Jon Nath ahead of their show at Aces Eights this week.

Interview with Ellen Thomas, star of The Hotel Cerise 

2 Nov 16

The Hotel Cerise – On now at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Things to Do in London in November 2016 

31 Oct 16

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…

Interview: Alice Mayor founder of We Built This City – alt. London souvenir emporium 

27 Oct 16

We were delighted to catch up with Alice Mayor the impresario behind one of our favourite independent stores in London; We Built This City .

Book now for Free Nights Out at The Night Museum at the Museum of London 

24 Oct 16

The Night Museum | Museum of London 29 Oct – 4 Nov | FREE Enter the secret world of The Night Museum — an unmissable week-long exploration of the hidden, the illicit and the lost.

Low Line Launches in London’s Bankside 

20 Oct 16

Low Line launches in London’s Bankside A world-class pedestrianised route evoking New York’s High Line, the Low Line in Bankside hopes to be seen as a world-class walking route linking London Bridge, Waterloo, Blackfriars and Elephant and …

Carnesky’s Finishing School – New Cabaret School & Venue in Soho 

15 Oct 16

Carnesky’s Finishing School Soho is now open for class.

Felix Mortimer of STYX Presents: The Perfect Saturday in Tottenham 

12 Oct 16

Felix Mortimer is a Haringey native and Managing Director at STYX, Tottenham Hale’s premier arts venue.

Steakhouse Live’s Katy Baird on the most outré festival in town 

11 Oct 16

Katy Baird – Promo Image for Workshy We caught up with the artist and producer Katy Baird to talk about Steakhouse Live a madcap 24 hour festival party full of the strange wonderful world of new Live art and performance.

Le Colonel Moutarde: We talk to the folks behind London’s new bow tie shop 

3 Oct 16

Nœud papillon is French for ‘bow tie’ and Le Colonel Moutarde is French for ‘the best bow ties’.

Things to Do in London in October 2016 

1 Oct 16

Summer is but a distant memory, but our offbeat tips for things to do in London in October are here to jazz up your Autumn! This month’s top picks include some ghoulish cabaret, German beer, breathtaking film, some crafty bargains, mind-…

Unmissable Things to Do in Manchester & Preston 

28 Sep 16

We couldn’t wait to get on our £3.50 Megabus to the north.

9 Hot Tips from FIRST FIFTY A Live Preview of The Great Escape – £5 tickets 

22 Sep 16

The FIRST FIFTY is an exclusive East London preview of Brighton’s future platform, The Great Escape Festival.

2 Free Pints from Kozel – Please Drink Responsibly 

22 Sep 16

We love a swig of the refreshing Czech lager, Kozel and the lovely folks are giving away free beer through it’s Pint Finder app between the 16th-23rd of September!  To get two free pints simply download its Pint Finder app between the 16th-…

To Do List EATS! The Best Burgers In London 

19 Sep 16

Burger! Burger! Burger! Burger! If you, like us, are just a little bit addicted to a succulent patty (or three) of minced beef wrapped in a soft bun and your pick of accompaniments, look no further! For here, in all its dirty-good glory, is our …

Top 5 Bingo Calls 

13 Sep 16

Ah Bingo , the beautiful beast keeping people occupied and competitive since it was first invented in the stone age in order to keep cavemen entertained whenever the broadband was down.

How to Get Fit in London: 9 FUNUSUAL Workouts – Updated 2016 

13 Sep 16

Don’t sweat away the pounds huffing in a grey basement gym, 2016 is about making fitness funusual with our new guide on how to get fit in London.

£10 Tickets to Clean Break’s Unmissable Double Bill in Hackney Wick 

9 Sep 16

Don’t miss, Clean Break’s explosive double bill House + Amongst The Reeds at The Yard theatre, Hackney Wick.

We talk to Cherophobia’s Noëmi Lakmaier about London’s floating art marvel 

6 Sep 16

To Do List caught up with artist  Noëmi Lakmaier to hear more about Cherophobia, which is part of Unlimited  – a festival showcasing new work by disabled artists.

Things To Do in London in September 

1 Sep 16

Summer is just about clinging on, but even if the weather takes a turn for the autumnal our offbeat tips for things to do in London in September are sure to brighten your month! This month’s top picks include a whole host of festivals, loads …

London Crowdfunding – Help Make Something Happen 

30 Aug 16

Londinium is a city brimming with thoughtful ideas which can make great things happen! The sad thing is, not all of them get the attention they deserve – but your time and dosh can galvanise some uncontrollably grin-inducing marvels… A project …

Night Tube FAQ & Things You Can Now Do 

19 Aug 16

The long awaited opening of the Night Tube in London means our fine city definitely trumps New York for the ‘city that never sleeps’ crown.

Interview: Cult Prodigy Lucy McCormick on Jesus et al. 

3 Aug 16

Lucy McCormick’s ‘Triple Threat’ was a knockout from the outset at its preview that we caught at Soho Theatre.

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