Things to do: A week in London

  • Words: Victoria Pearce

From Monday to Friday, we seek out the top things to do in the city this week.

MONDAY 14th NOVEMBER
‘The Royale’ at The Tabernacle 

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‘The Royale’ is a real knockout, a relentlessly gripping boxing drama based on the life of Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight champion of the world.  ‘The Royale’ will be showing this Monday at The Tabernacale in London and the last performance is Saturday November 26 2016.

Where: The Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, W11 2AY
For more info visit: www.tabernaclew11.com

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TUESDAY 15th NOVEMBER
Catfish And The Bottlemen at The Dome

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Catfish And The Bottlemen are back with their explosive new single ‘Soundcheck’. The single gives us a sneak preview to the band’s eagerly anticipated new album which is due for release later this year. See them live at The Dome this Monday.

Where: The Dome, 2A Dartmouth Park Hill, NW5 1HL
For more info visit: www.the-dome.co.uk

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WEDNESDAY 16th NOVEMBER
‘The Eye of Modern Mali’, Malick Sidibe exhibition at Somerset House

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This week visit the Malick Sidibe exhibition showcasing 45 original black-and-white prints from the 1960s and 1970s. The images portray the lives and culture of the Malian capital, Bamako, in the wake of the country’s independence in 1960.

When: Until 15th January 2017
Where: Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA
For more info visit: www.somersethouse.org.uk

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THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER
Flume at Alexandra Palace

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This Tuesday Flume is set to play his biggest UK headline show to date. The critically acclaimed Australian record producer and musician will be performing at the stunning Alexandra Palace venue in North London.

Where: Alexandra Palace, N22 7AY
For more info visit: www.alexandrapalace.com

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FRIDAY 18th NOVEMBER
Punk London Debate: Is London still punk? at the Museum of London

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Join former Buzzcocks’ manager, Richard Boon and Joe Corré – son of the late Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood for an uncensored live debate on whether London is still punk! There will also be two open mics during the debate so that you can interrupt and participate throughout.

Where: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN
For more info visit: www.museumoflondon.org.uk

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SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 
Visit London’s Enchanted Woodland

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The Enchanted Woodland returns to Syon Park for its eleventh year. Take a stroll around the 600-year-old gardens transformed by specially designed illuminations and lights.

Where: Syon Park, Brentford, TW8 8JF
For more info visit: www.enchantedwoodland.com

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SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER
Chance The Rapper at o2 Academy Brixton

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This weekend Chicago born hip hop artist, Chance The Rapper brings his magnificent Coloring World Tour to Brixton. Special guests will include Jay Prince and Samm Henshaw.

Where: O2 Academy Brixton, 211 Stockwell Rd, SW9 9SL
Buy tickets here: www.songkick.com