[“Happy”, Shoreditch. Photo: ThePhotoSchool]
Chin up chucks! Its Friday and boy oh boy have we got some fun packed days for you…
Enjoy the Grub (quite literally) as an insect-inspired food pop-up takes over Monikers, Hoxton.
It’ll be material madness at the Contemporary Textiles Fair, Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington.
Calling all salty sea dogs! Learn naval lingo at a Slang of the Sea session, HMS Belfast.
Friday brings three new exhibitions: Brett Amory: Twenty Four in London, at Lazarides, Tottenham Court Road; Enclosure at Danielle Arnaud, Kennington; and Premiums Interim Projects 2014 at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens.
Paul Smith inspires the Tailor Made late at the Design Museum, Shad Thames.
Girl Power! The UK’s five poet laureates (who are all women) get together for the Wow Laureates’ Night at the Southbank Centre.
The Age of Wonder: Learn how science, astronomy and… err… ballooning inspired Romantics Coleridge, Shelley & Byron, the British Library, Euston.
Explore the troubles of alienation and identity in exhibition To Klingon Or Not To Klingon, Campbell Works, Stoke Newington.
Take a stroll with Emmeline Pankhurst’s great- and great-great-granddaughters for Walk in Her Shoes, part of International Women’s Day, from Tate Britain.
‘Om’ to an orchestra at The Movement, a free yoga event at the Royal Opera House.
Screw BYOB, MYOB (make your own booze) at an Urban Wine Class at The AHOY Centre, Greenwich.
Tour the City Fringes with Open House London; from the Barbican and Golden Lane, to the Bunhill Fields Cemetery and Hoxton Square.
Explore eco-friendly colouring at a Natural Dye Workshop, the Garden Museum, Lambeth North.
See the best theatre: ‘Good People‘ at the Hampstead Theatre; ‘I’d Rather Goya Robbed Me of My Sleep Than Some Other Arsehole‘, the Gate Theatre; or ‘Blithe Spirit‘ at the Gielgud Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue.
Have a comedy cracker: Tim Key: Single White Slut at the Soho Theatre; Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent at the Leicester Square Theatre; Brett Goldstein: Contains Scenes of an Adult Nature at the Soho Theatre.
AND Street Feast is back at Hawker House, Bethnal Green (Fri and Sat).
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