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Zebrafish and Human Behaviour

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Zebrafish and Human Behaviour @ Wellcome
24 Jan Free

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What makes us social? Why are our actions and thoughts influenced so much by other people? How are these social needs generated in the brain? And what does this have to do with zebrafish? Join behavioural neuroscientist Elena Dreosti to tackle these questions and explore how zebrafish are helping with her research.

Elena Dreosti, Behavioural Neuroscientist, University College London.

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Feed your curiosity. Drop in to hear local scientists in conversation about their latest experiments, life in the lab and why science matters to everyone, all in the space of your lunch hour. Bring your sarnies with you to eat while you listen.

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Admission 12:45 showtime 13.00 -14.00
Duration 1 hour First come, first seated
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Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK.
tel: +44 (0)20 7611 2222
email: info@wellcomecollection.org



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Mother Christmas @ Hampstead Theatre
Until 13 Jan Tickets from £15/£5

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“I’m determined not to do that thing that we do. When we come home. You know, when everyone adopts roles that they’ve always played in the family”

It’s Christmas Eve and the annual fancy dress party at matriarch Maggie’s house is about to begin – the mince pies are in the oven, the festive tunes are playing and Ben’s debuting another classic costume… a giant oven-ready turkey. Three generations of the same family together again. But beneath this shiny spectacle, the bickering and resentments from Christmases past have seemingly left their mark, threatening to overflow into Christmas present and Christmases to come.

But, surely, whatever’s happened over the years can be forgiven and forgotten – after all, it’s Christmas. Christmas is love, Christmas is peace, a time for hating and fighting to cease…?

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David Lewis’ darkly festive comedy puts an unfamiliar spin on the familiar tale of powder keg family Christmases and explores how the most wonderful time of the year can also be the worst.

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Admission showtime 19.45
Duration 2hours 10 incl interval
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Eton Ave, London NW3 3EU
020 7722 9301


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My Mum’s A Twat @ Royal Court
08 – 20 Jan Tickets from £12.00

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One girl’s funny, frank account of losing her Mum to a cult.

(As if growing up wasn’t hard enough already…)

“I remember thinking if you were ‘the chosen’ one, why does that mean your dress sense has to be so shit?”

A celebration of teenage rebellion and resilience.

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Admission showtime 19.00 & 21.00 15.00
Duration
Age 14+
Sloane Square
London SW1W 8AS
Box office: 020 7565 5000


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Dub Me Always w/Moa Anbessa @ Ritzy

10 Jan Free

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On Wednesday 10 January, Dub Me Always presents another vintage sound system special, when the legendary Moa Anbessa sound system joins host DJ David Katz for a night of Rasta reggae vinyl classics and unknown dubplates galore.

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Founded in Battersea in 1977 by former members of Lord David’s sound system, Moa Anbessa quickly gained a reputation as the most noteworthy Rasta-oriented sound in Britain, gaining residencies at venues such as Club Norick, the Four Aces, and Studio 200, among others. Their affiliated record label issued tracks by Creation Steppers, Jah Thomas, Delton Screechie, Early B, Little John and King Everald, among others. Expect the late-70s and early-80s Rasta reggae vinyl classics and plenty of exclusive, unknown dubplates.

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Admission 20.00 – 00.00
Duration
Age 18
Upstairs at the Ritzy
Coldharbour Lane
Brixton Oval
Brixton, London SW2 1JG
0871 704 2065


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Things I Know to be True @ Lyric Hammersmith
11 Jan – 03 Feb Tickets from £14.00

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Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents’ love and expectations.

Parents Bob and Fran have worked their fingers to the bone and with their four children grown and ready to fly the nest it might be time to relax and enjoy the roses. But the changing seasons bring home some shattering truths.

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Admission
Duration 2hrs 20 mins inc interval
Age 14+
Lyric Hammersmith,
Lyric Square,
King St, London W6 0QL
020 8741 6850
tickets@lyric.co.uk


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The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness @ Free Word Centre
11 Jan Free

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A day of informal talks – with perspectives on sleep and sleeplessness from biologists, historians, artists, medics and cultural critics – and continued discussion over drinks in the evening, alongside a unique DJ set of a sleep cycle.

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Speakers include

Professor Nick Franks
Professor Franks from Imperial College’s Department of Life Sciences is researching the question: What brain mechanisms make sleep inescapable? He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2011 for his pioneering research on anaesthetics and sleep.
Professor Matthew Beaumont
Professor Beaumont is a Professor of English at University College London and the author of Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London, among other books. He is currently writing a book on insomnia.
Dr Guy Meadows
Dr Guy Meadows is Co-Founder and Clinical Director of The Sleep School. He specialises in the non-drug based treatment of chronic insomnia and is the author of The Sleep Book: How to Sleep Well Every Night.

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Admission 11.15 – 21.00
Duration
Age 14+
60 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3GA
020 7324 2570
info@freewordcentre.com


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Cry Blueberry @ The Cockpit
15-19 Jan Tickets £10.00

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“Clowns are not funny. Clowns are honest.
It is not comedy that makes a clown great;
it is his sincerity.”
It is the 16th of November 1932.
The Depression is at its greatest, and vaudeville—the roaring heartbeat of the ’20s—has ceased to beat. The audience enters upon a secretive, undiscovered place: A clown enters the scene. It is Isaac Solomon Loew

Blueberry is a trumpeter of life, touching on themes including racial injustice, the accountability of bystanders, the profundity of clowning, the ethics of repentance and forgiveness, and the necessity for truth and reconciliation processes. Thus, this magical-realist play presents a poetic, enchanting perspective on the nature of encounters and escapes; on how people detach and isolate themselves from pain and painful truths; and on gladness, sadness and everything in between.

2-4-1 Tickets with the code CLOWN

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Admission 19.30 -to 21.00
Duration
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The Cockpit
Gateforth Street
London, Lnd NW8 8EH
020 7258 2925 10.30 till 18.00


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Enter The Dragons @ Camden People’s Theatre
16 -17 Jan Tickets from £10.00

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It’s a knock-out combination of joy and dissent for anyone who is considering ageing.

Enter The Dragons is an award-winning, funny, frank and fearless show about the pressures facing women as they age. It takes the archetypal Hero’s quest and reframes it for the mature woman in the modern world. In doing so it unashamedly subverts prevailing ideas about beauty, sex and feminism in 60 minutes of action-packed, hilarious, tightly written performance.

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Show Times | Admission
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Age 14+

Camden People’s Theatre
58-60 Hampstead Road
London, NW1 2PY
020 7419 4841


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Everything’s Going To Be KO @ Theatre Royal Stratford East
18 – 20 Jan Tickets £12

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Humorous and poignant journey of one young lady with dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD

Everything is Going to be K.O. is a call-to-arms for a movement that questions the way we are ‘supposed’ to think, and demands that we do better for everyone.

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The NHS estimates that 1 in 5 of us have dyslexia and at 20 years old, writer Kaiya Stone was diagnosed with the learning difficulty. In her new play Everything Is Going To Be KO, Kaiya dissects how the UK deals with learning disabilities and questions the ways we’re taught to think.

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Admission | showtime
Duration
Age 14+
THEATRE ROYAL STRATFORD EAST
GERRY RAFFLES SQUARE
LONDON
E15 1BN
BOX OFFICE – 020 8534 0310
tickets@stratfordeast.com


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The Doctor Is In @ Camden People’s Theatre
21 Jan Tickets from £10

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Dr. Ballou completed a practice-based PhD entitled ‘hoo:ha: Illuminating and Exploiting a Dissonance Between Funniness and Sexiness with the Female Comic Body in Performance” What she insists this means is that she ‘literally has a doctorate in being funny and sexy.’

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Alas, tending the artistic fires of undergraduate drama students is not enough. She became a doctor to save people, dammit! Therefore, Dr. Ballou has opened a clinic for the denizens of Calm Down Dear. Visit her surgery and she will diagnose and treat your feminist complaints via her trademark mashup of stand up and live art

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Show Times | Admission 19.00
Duration
Age 16+

Camden People’s Theatre
58-60 Hampstead Road
London, NW1 2PY
020 7419 4841


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Saul Williams @ The Roundhouse
What’s On Booking ahead
30 June Tickets from £17.50

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American rapper and poet Saul Williams headlines The Last Word Festival with a night of spoken word, with work drawn from album MartyrLoserKing.

Written and recorded between Senegal, Reunion Island, Paris, Haiti, and New Orleans and New York, Martyr Loser King is a multimedia project that engages the digital dialogue between the 1st and 3rd worlds, with influences from Beyoncé, Fredo Santana and Haitian field recordings.

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Williams has gained global fame for his poetry and writings at the turn of the century, having performed in over 30 countries and at places including the White House, the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center, The Louvre, The Getty Center and Queen Elizabeth Hall. He has also gone on to record with Nine Inch Nails and Allen Ginsburg, as well as countless film and television appearances.

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Admission 20.00
Duration
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Chalk Farm Road,
London, NW1 8EH


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Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 @ Gate Theatre
11 Jan – 03 Feb Tickets from £15.00

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This is a city at war with its own children.

When the policemen accused of assaulting young, black taxi driver Rodney King were acquitted, deadly riots broke out across LA, laying bare the recurring pattern of racial oppression and police brutality in America.

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For this ground-breaking piece of verbatim theatre, Anna Deavere Smith interviewed hundreds of people from police commissioners to Rodney King’s family about those devastating few days in the summer of 1992.
These are their words.

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Admission 20.30
Duration
Age
Gate Theatre
11 Pembridge Road
Notting Hill Gate
London W11 3HQ
020 7229 0706


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The Brothers Size @ The Young Vic
19 Jan – 14 Feb Tickets from £10

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After a spell in prison, two African-American brothers reunite through Yoruba mythology and live music.

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Bijan Sheibani directs this long-awaited revival of a deeply moving fable about the bonds between men.

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Admission 19.30 14.00
Duration
Age
Young Vic, 66 The Cut, Waterloo, London SE1 8LZ
020 7922 2922
boxoffice@youngvic.org
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Basquiat: Boom for Real @ Barbican
Until 28 January 2018 Tickets £16

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Discover the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the pioneering prodigy of the 1980s downtown New York art scene. This unprecedented exhibition brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works from international museums and private collections.

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Engage in the explosive creativity of Basquiat who worked with Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Blondie, among others. Featuring rare film, photography and archive material, the show captures the spirit of this self-taught artist, poet, DJ and musician whose influence, since his death at 27 in 1988, has been enormous.

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Admission 10.00
Silk St
London
EC2Y 8DS
020 7638 4141


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Glengarry Glen Ross @ Playhouse Theatre

Until 03 Feb 2018 Tickets from £31.50

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Lies. Greed. Corruption. It’s all business as usual.
Glengarry Glen Ross takes place in the office of a group of cut-throat Chicago salesmen, willing to go to any lengths to get sales, legal or not. Pitting against each other, it’s a high-stakes competition to get one up on each other, and soon the increasingly desperate four employees are fighting to win. But as time and luck begin to run out, one thing becomes clear: close the deal and you win; blow the deal and you’re out.

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Glengarry Glen Ross features a stellar cast, including American actor Christian Slater.

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Show Times 19.45 14.30
Age 12+
Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue
London, WC2N 5DE


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Michael Armitage: ‘The Chapel’ @ South London Gallery
Until 23 February 2018 Free

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A solo exhibition by London-based, Kenyan-born artist, Michael Armitage. Armitage show’s East Africa as somewhere very familiar. That is a welcome change from the ‘exotic’ ‘dark’ continent or ‘other’ images Western art has conjured up.

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His large-scale paintings explore the ambiguous boundaries between religion, folklore and social consensus, particularly in relation to issues of mental health in East Africa. Referencing historical and contemporary news stories, internet gossip, and the artist’s own experiences of Kenya, the paintings blend dream-like figuration with compositional references to masters of Western art history.

Painted on Ugandan lubugo bark cloth, the texture and ruptures within this distinctive material are integrated into Armitage’s surreal imagery, the surface beauty of which often belies the disturbing subject matter upon which it is based.

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Admission 11.00 – 18.00
Duration
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65 Peckham Rd
London
SE5 8UH


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London Visions @ Museum of London
Until 15 April Free Drop In

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Fantastical realities seen through the eyes of artists, architects and designers.

Using video, installations and architectural narratives, this exhibition fantastical visions from the past of a future London. Contemporary artists, architects and designers have been enlisted to explore ideas about tomorrow’s possible worlds, taking the challenges we face today into account.

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The future has never felt closer than it does today. Just a few decades ago we thought that at the start of a new millennium we would holiday on Mars and commute by spaceships. This new exhibition uses video installations, architectural narratives and video games to explore fantastical visions of the future as seen through the eyes of contemporary artists, architects and designers who unfold their own virtual depictions about tomorrow’s possible worlds based on the challenges we face today.

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Show Times Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Duration
Age
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN
020 7001 9844



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Venom: Kill or Cure @ NHM

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Until 13 May Tickets from £5

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Encounter some of the world’s most venomous creatures and discover their surprising connection to human health.

Get up close to all kinds of specimens, from snakes, centipedes, snails and scorpions to the unassuming platypus.

See the world through the eyes of both predator and prey and explore the effects of venom and the role it plays in the natural world.

Please note this exhibition contains images that some may find distressing.

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Get up close to a live venomous creature
Hear from scientists whose ideas represent the cutting edge of venom research and its use in modern medicine

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Admission
Open daily 10.00-17.50
Last entry 17.30
Closed 24-26 December
Duration Age 15+
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD


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The Tina Turner Musical @ Aldwych Theatre

21 March 2018 – 16 June Tickets From £34.50

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From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical in London reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

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Show Times 19.30 14.30
Duration 75 mins
Age
49 Aldwych,
London WC2B 4DF



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Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11 @ IWM

Until 28 May 2018 Tickets from £15/£7.50

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The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Age of Terror: Art since 9/11 will feature more than 40 British and international artists, including Ai Weiwei, Grayson Perry, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Holzer, Mona Hatoum, Alfredo Jaar, Coco Fusco and Jake & Dinos Chapman.

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Artists’ unique ways of communicating through their art provide different levels of understanding. The stories they tell, whether first or second-hand, come from alternative viewpoints not always reflected in the mainstream media, often challenge our perceptions.

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Admission 10.00 – 18.00
IWM London
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7416 5000


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Shebeen @ Theatre Royal Stratford
20 Jun – 7 Jul Tickets from £10

Advance Notice

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You are invited to the party some never knew existed.

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It’s a hot and humid summer in 1958 St Anns, Nottingham. Tempers are flaring and Teddy Boys are on the march.

Jamaican couple Pearl and George are helping Caribbean migrants to cut loose by hosting a forbidden party at their Shebeen.

Pearl has dreams of opening a restaurant on the Wells Road. George, a retired boxer, has hung his dreams next to his gloves. A young interracial couple are falling in love and figuring out how to be together.

As tensions mount on a night filled with rum, calypso and dancing, and with the Shebeen under threat from the police, everyone is forced to confront the uncomfortable truths their relationships are built upon.

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Show Times | Admission 17.00
Duration
Age 14+ (plot includes strong language and violence)

469 Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW2 1JQ
0871 902 5739



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