Things To Do: the Five Es Weekly GuideMonday, October 10, 2016
It’s Monday which means we’re bringing you another instalment of the Five Es Weekly Guide filled with delicious, fun, visceral, and thought-provoking things to do in London this week. Pressed for time? We know! Helpfully, you can skip ahead to the E that gets you going. Enjoy!
|What: The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined |
Why: Question and contemplate notions of vulgarity in fashion with designs from Dior, Chloe, Moschino, Elsa Schiaparelli, Vivienne Westwood and more. This exhibition will provoke, it will challenge, it will inspire.
When: Thursday 13th October - 5th February 2017
Where: The Barbican, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS
How much: £14.50 | Book here
|What: BFI Film Festival |
Why: Just go and make sure you see Queen of Katwe if nothing else, #ForTheCulture.
When: until Sunday 16th October
Where: Across London
How much: From £9.00 + booking fee | Book here
|What: Mellow the evening away with Michael Kiwanuka |
Why: Traditional folk, contemporary soul, and Adele tooting his horn; don’t act you’re too cool. See you there!
When: Tuesday 11th October, 19:00 - 23:00
Where: O2 Sheperd’s Bush Empire, Sheperd’s Bush Green, W12 8TT
How much: £22.45 | book here
|What: Get your ass to class at Kelechnekoff |
Why: Kelechi Okafor of Kelechnekoff is magnetic, inspiriting, and absolutely driven - she brings that energy to pole and twerk classes she has designed to empower her students, within their own bodies, but also in their understanding of these two forms of movement. Get your ass to class and learn something this week!
When: Every day throughout the month view timetable here
Where: Kelechnekoff Studio, 20 Grosvenor Way, E5 9ND
How much: £12.00 | book here
|What: Apply to attend WCAN Women in Innovation: Tech & Entrepreneurship |
Why: WCAN organises networking and insight events specifically for Black women interested in building careers in the city. For this event they’ve teamed up with none less than Google so that you can hear from the best of entrepreneurs, founders, angel investors, and fellow women in STEM. Apply this week to improve your chances of getting in.
When: Tuesday 25th October, time TBC
Where: Google HQ
How much: Free membership + entry | Apply here
|What: Book launch: Red Africa, Mark Nash |
Why: Discuss themes from Mark Nash’s new book on the crosscurrents of international solidarity and friendship between African nations and the Eastern Bloc of yore. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the politics of the “affective community” through essays, artworks, and film stills.
When: Thursday 13th October, 19:00 - 20:30
Where: Calvert 22, 22 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP
How much: Free entry, book available at a promotional price | Register here
|What: Talk - Future Cities |
Why: Explore the possibility of writers reimagining urban spaces. Find out how the urban landscape could change in future if women are involved in their design and construction, with a panel of speakers including Lauren Elkin, author of Flâneuse: The (Feminine) Art of Walking in Cities.
When: Saturday 15th October, 13:00 - 14:15
Where: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX
How much: £8.00 + booking fee | Book here