Things To Do In London: Thursday 9 April 2015

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Watch horror film Death Line, set on the London Underground

Watch horror film Death Line, set on the London Underground

Entrance the little ones with Disney classic Peter Pan, screening at Leicester Square Theatre. If they don’t like the film, keep them quiet with the small popcorn and soft drink included in the ticket price, £7.50. 2pm
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Try New Drinks on the Block, brand new spirits just introduced to London with Team Duppy in an eclectic social club underneath the Westway. The night promises ’20s cocktail glamour and toe-tapping gypsy jazz tunes plus dart boards in an old school social club. Tickets are £10 and include a free cocktail.
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Kim Newman will screen and talk about Gary Sherman’s 1972 British horror film, Death Line, about a series of disappearances on the London Underground. £11-£8, prebook, 7pm

Be at the Udderbelly opening gala at the Southbank Centre and be entertained in the cow’s belly with comedy, cabaret and circus acts including The Showstoppers, Ellie Taylor, David Mills, Magical Bones, Morgan And West and John Robertson. Tickets £17.50, 7.30pm
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Michael Lewis is at Southbank Centre to talk about his book, Flash Boys, which is about how one group of ingenious oddballs set out to take on the powerful and expose the biggest financial scam in history. £25/£20, prebook, 7pm

70s DISCO:
Step into Studio Nine for a surreal food, drink and disco journey back to the 70s. Guests will be spun through five signature cocktails, paired with enticing handmade bites, served on vinyl records and you can expect glitter, disco balls, flares and a funk soundtrack. Tickets £40, 7pm
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Six comedians, at the rate of 50p each, present new material at the Camden Head with Comedy Back Rub. See Holly Burn, Beth Vyse, Anna Morris, Joe Sutherland, Gareth Cooper and MC Sarah Campbell. £3, just turn up, 7.30pm

Cinesthesia brings films to life by mixing up moving images with live scores. Tonight, Antwerp, Project Mycelium and pals are performing to “Where Are My Children?” by Lois Weber, one of cinema’s most important female directors, at Hackney Attic. Tickets £9, 7.30pm
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Head to Curzon Bloomsbury for a screening of Drone, a documentary which explores the extent of the secret CIA drone war and a new kind of soldier, the Drone Warrior. Followed by a Q&A with director Tonje Hessen Schei and drone expert Chris Woods (author of Sudden Justice). £12.50/£10, prebook, 7.30pm

Express yourself in Hockney’s bright colours by attempting to copy his Arrival of Spring. Paint Hockney! at The Prince Regent in Brixton. All art materials supplied, you can even take your canvas home. Tickets £25, 8pm
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South East London Folklore Society meets at the Old King’s Head in Borough to talk about life in Shakespeare’s London. £3, prebooking recommended, 8pm

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Good Cause of the Day

Tonight, Spitalfields Crypt Trust’s East London Music Night takes place in Brick Lane, raising money to tackle homelessness and addiction. Tickets are just £5.

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