Culture Calendar #29: Picks For The Week

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w/c 31st July

What: Coming Clean

Where: King’s Head Theatre

When: Monday 31st

Photo: Paul Nicholas Dyke

As part of Queer Festival 2017, the King’s Head Theatre continues Queer Season in style with their headlining show ‘Coming Clean’. Kevin Elyot’s ground-breaking drama pits the nature of fidelity with the limits of love. Now in its thirty fifth anniversary, this sharp, fun and often intimate production will leave the audience craving more. Find out more. 


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What: Ewa Majewska: Weak Resistance in Feminist Protests

Where: ICA

When: Tuesday 1st

As part of their In Formation series running from 18th July to 20th August, renowned philosopher of culture Ewa Majewska will discuss the issue of weak resistance. Paying particular attention to the recent women’s protests in Poland, this fascinating lecture will be followed by an open discussion with curator and artist Marsha Bradfield. Find out more.


What: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Where: The Rose Playhouse

When: Tuesday 1st - 26th

Alex Pearson directs A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Bankside's The Rose Playhouse. Shakespeare’s infamous story of two pairs of lovers caught in the midst of a royal dispute will be transformed in this intimate archaeological setting. The Unfolds Theatre group promise a 90 minute romp to fill all of your Tudor needs and wishes.  Find out more.

What: Zadie XA: The Conch, Sea Urchin and Brass Bell

Where: Pump House Gallery

When: Thursday 3rd (Private View on Wednesday 2nd)

For Zadia XA’ first major solo exhibition in the UK, the Canadian artist brings her mixed media approach to Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery. Famous for creating mysterious stories exploring the constructs of time, desire and identity, the show is part of PS/Y’s Hysteria programme and will continue until 24th September. Find out more.

What: Visions 2017

Where: London Fields / Hackney

When: Saturday 5th

Now in its fifth year, Visions Festival returns to Hackney with a bang. Taking over five of east London’s favourite venues, including Oval Space and Brewhouse, we can’t wait to see performances by Jenny Hval, Liars and old friends Happyness. The Rough Trade Djs will always bring an eclectic mix to the dance floor too. Find out more.

What: Rumours Records Showcase

Where: Fabric

When: Saturday 5th

Guy Gerber brings his unique and modern house music touch to London’s finest dance institution. A varied career to say the least, Gerber mixed Fabric 64 and once made a collaborative album with Puff Daddy or is it P Diddy now? We can never keep up. Joining him are Thugfucker and Acid Mondays. Find out more.