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![divider]
[divider] 1. The Soap Myth[divider]
Thursday 27th March, 6:30pm. £25 including museum entry, drink & snack. Jewish Museum London
The first UK screening of the acclaimed play by Jeff Cohen, which tells the story of a young reporter struggling to separate Holocaust fact from fiction. Preceded by The National Jewish Theater Foundation Awards and followed by a panel discussion with the Olivier award-winning actor Henry Goodman.
[divider] 2. Spirit of Womanhood Art Exhibition[divider]
Daily until Sunday 30th March, 11am-6pm. Free. Galleries@Oxo, SE1 9PH
A pioneering, multidisciplinary exhibition that celebrates the 10th anniversary of Women’s Interfaith Network by showcasing diverse female artists’ engagement with gender, faith and spirituality.
3. Grand Budapest Hotel[divider]
Daily 27th March-3rd April, times vary. £12/6 conc, matinees £6/£3 conc
Wes Anderson’s razor-sharp comedy-drama follows the hilarious escapades of a concierge and lobby boy who attempt to recover a stolen painting against the tumultuous backdrop of 1930s Europe.
[divider] 4. Jewish Mothers & Daughters[divider]
Sunday 30th March, 12pm. £8 standard/£4 conc. JW3 Cinema
A filmed collection of 50 touching, frank and funny interviews exploring the myriad ways of being a Jewish Mother, with subjects such as Maureen Lipman and Oona King.
5. The Good Ship Comedy Club[divider]
Monday 31st March, 8pm. £4 adv/£5 o.t.d. The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR
This week’s gigglefest features the hilarious Jewish satirist Andy Zaltzman along with other tip top comedians providing guaranteed belly laughs for a mere £4.
6. A Literary Walking Tour of Jewish Spitalfields[divider]
Tuesday 1st April, 11am. £12 advance booking required via LJCC
Author and artist Rachel Listenstein leads this guided walk, uncovering the hidden gems of West Spitalfields and ending in a unique viewing of the beautifully restored Sandy’s Row Synagogue.
For the kids…
7. Crafternoon: Make some Noise![divider]
Sunday 30th March, 2pm. Free. JW3
A crafty workshop for kids aged 2+ to make their very own musical instruments – simple Latin-American inspired maracas made from paper and rice, decorated with ribbons and paint.