London On The Cheap: 10-16 February

By Lindsey Last edited 93 months ago
London On The Cheap: 10-16 February

Tonight: The Royal Society contemplates the end of the world with a lecture about science communication and science scares. Starts 5.30pm, admission free – no ticket or advance booking required. Doors open at 4.45pm and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Thin White Duke returns to the Auld Shillelagh, Stoke Newington, N16 with the Bowie Bar from 7.30pm. Get there early to avoid disappointment!

And SELFS loses its head, ironically, at the Old Kings Head, SE1 from 8pm.

Friday: Bouncing back from their unexpected eviction from Hot Tap Theatre, Art Saves Lives starts the Friday Lip at their new home, 455 New Cross Road, SE14. Poetry and live music from 10pm-1am, just £2 entry.

Saturday: GOSH Comics have got a sale on all weekend to celebrate 25 years in business! With back issues from 25p.

Coincidentally, the Comic Book Gang are having fun in the Clore Ballroom at the Royal Festival Hall at 11am and 1pm so take the tiny comic fans along for a creative musical experience! Free.

Sunday: Volunteer to help with the Alexandra Palace Weekend Workday, 9am-5pm and take a packed lunch to keep you going.

Monday: The Valentine's Day Massacre is a free comedy night for the 'lovestruck and broken hearted'. Probably for perfect normal people in between too. At the Queen's Head, 15 Denman St, W1D 7HN from 8pm.

Tuesday: Get to know Bishopsgate Library: What was the ‘battle of the books’ and why did the Institute lock away one archive item from the public fearing it may cause revolution? This behind the scenes tour starts at 6.30pm and is free, but please book.

Wednesday: LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival begins and all events are free but you must book. Today, try a screening and discussion of Postcards from Leningrad or a celebration of Tagore's short stories.

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Image: it doesn't grow on trees by D I C K S D A I L Y via the Londonist Flickrpool

Last Updated 10 February 2011