Web Editor Sophie Eastaugh looks at London’s week ahead and picks the best of the bunch for our weekly events guide. Don’t miss out!
1. Just for Laughs[divider]
Sunday 11 May, 7:30-10:30pm. £20. Akiva School, N3 2SY.
MC Mark Meier hosts comedians Joe Bor, Zoe Lyons and Davis Schneider at this standup fundraiser for Akiva School and Leukemia & Lymphoma Research. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
2. Grafitti & Street Art Taster [divider]
Monday 12 May, 7:30pm-9pm. £18 adv/£15 o.t.d. Booking advised. LJCC
Want to unleash your inner Banksy and learn an exciting contemporary artform? Grafitti artist and streetwear designer Ben Farleigh will teach you the basics with a spray can.
3. Confessions of a Rabbis Daughter [divider]
Tuesday 13 May, 7:30pm. £10/£8 conc. Etcetera Theatre, NW1 7BU
All Rabbi’s daughter Rachel Wiseman ever wanted was to make her father proud by becoming a Rebbetzen, but a close friendship with Sarah blossoms into something more. A critically-acclaimed new musical comedy by British writer Emily Rose.
4. The Eichmann Trial and It’s Impact: Exhibition Opening & Discussion [divider]
Tuesday 13 May, 7:30-9pm. (Open May-June) £15 adv/£20 o.t.d. LJCC
Curated by Yad Vashem, a new exhibition on the pivotal 1961 Eichmann Trial, showcasing original photos and followed by an expert discussion with Prof David Cesarani and Dr Silberklang.
5. Time of Favour [divider]
Daily Monday 12-Thurs 15 May, times vary. £12/£6 conc. JW3 Cinema
Five-time Israeli Academy Awards winner, this psychological thriller from 2000 follows a Hesder army commander in a tale of love, religion and fierce nationalism.
6. Suzanne Perlman: Painting London [divider]
Daily until 17 May. Mon-Fri 10am-5:30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm. Free. The Gallery, W1S 3NG
Your last chance to catch the vibrant watercolours of Hungarian-Jewish artist Perlman, whose colourful paintings of London bear the hallmarks of years spent in the Caribbean, where she fled to during the Shoah.
With the Kids…
7. Interactive Cinema: Alice in Wonderland [divider]
Sunday 11 May, 10:30am. £8/£4 conc. Children must be accompanied by adults. JW3 Cinema
JW3’s interactive family film screening will get you drinking tea with the mad hatter, singing with the flowers and chasing the white rabbit in a world that gets ‘curiouser and curiouser’.