This week's guide to what's going on in Kingston and beyond.
By Niya Sinckler

Listings Monday February 06 – Sunday February 12


By Niya Sinckler


Monday 06 February 2012


Fighting Cocks Comedy


Live comedy on Old London Road. This is the only real alternative venue in Kingston. It caters to those who appreciate good music and chill times. The show starts at 8pm. The performers this night will be Jimmy McGhie, Debra-Jane Appleby and Maff Brown. Tickets are student friendly coming to about £4. Address: 50 Old London Road, Kingston-upon Thames KT2 6QA. Contact: 020 8974 6469 http://www.the-fighting-cocks.co.uk/comedy/


Tuesday 07 February 2012


The Mill.


Pop by for a pint or a cheap drink with your mate. You can choose your music, play pool or foosball and snack on bar food. Address: Kingston MillKingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HN


Wednesday 08 February 2012


Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham @ KU.


The School of Performance and Screen Studies is hosting a free a Q&A with My Transsexual Summer’s Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham at the Penrhyn Road Campus, John Galsworthy building in room 0002 form 4-5pm. Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham is a star of Channel 4’s My Transsexual Summer documentary. Go here to click attendance: http://mytranssexualsummer.eventbrite.com/


Stanley Picker Gallery.


Daniel Eatock’s exhibit,One + One includes a self-instigated works in print material and performative actions which allows individuals to participate and experience his art to understand the production process. http://www.stanleypickergallery.org/exhibitions/daniel-eatock-2/


Reel Big Fish @ Hippodrome.


The awesome US ska punk legends are in town for a gig. Purchase tickets on sale now for £14.50. The gig starts at 8pm. http://www.banquetrecords.com/RBF080212


Thursday 09 February 2012


BBC Radio One Extra Night


DJ, Sara Jane Crawford will be playing lots of different tunes at the Penrhyn Road Space Bar. Free entry, cheap drinks and it’s sponsored by Dominos pizza who will be giving away pizza samples. The event begins at 8pm.


GlamRox @ Essence.


A great venue with cheap drinks under £3, a luxurious atmosphere and awesome music for only £5 entrance on the guest list.Location: Bucklands Wharf Kingston KT1 1TN. 10am to 3am. http://www.essencekingston.co.uk/?page_id=44


Friday 10 February 2012


David Shrigley: Brain Activity


The well-known and humorous artist, David Shrigley is showcasing life trial moments through 175 works in animated films, drawings, paintings, photographs and sculpture at The Hayward Gallery. Southbank Center, London, SE1 8XX. Price:£6.10am-6pm. Closest Tube: Waterloo. http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/hayward-gallery-visual-arts


Kingston University Skate & Longboard Society.


The society is hosting a relaxed movie night at the Clatten Lecture Theatre near Penrhyn Road Campus from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Movies mentioned, The Rum Diary and King of the Road.


Saturday 11 February 2012


Lock Tavern.


A night filled with music in Camden is lots of fun with bass notes vibrating through your shoes. The main bar has cheap pints to set the mood for indie, dance and alternative tunes. Location: 35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AJ. Closest tube: Chalk Farm. http://www.lock-tavern.co.uk/


Sunday 12 February 2012


 


Gesamtkunstwerk: New Art From Germany.


Several contemporary art forms span out into 15 different rooms, featuring numerous German, Belgian and Dutch artists. The exhibit is free at the Saatchi Gallery. Open 10am-5:30pm. Closest tube: Sloane Square. http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/germany_art/

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