ABBA Disco Wonderland
Since launching in June 2018, Disco Wonderland’s ABBA Tribute night has toured 26 different cities across the UK with some 41 shows attended by more than 35,000 attendees. What to expect? As well as all of ABBA’s hits, Electric Brixton will be transformed into an ABBA wonderland, complete with performers, confetti and air cannons.
Electric Brixton, Town Hall Parade
Ronnie Scott’s Presents Viva Cuba
Twickenham Stadium has teamed up with Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club to bring the rich sounds of Cuban music to the stadium, featuring live music from the talented Yelfris Valdes, Eliane Correa and DJ Richie Rich. Enjoy performances from Valdes and Correa in the Live Room, Twickenham Stadium’s purpose-built auditorium, followed by late-night music from DJ Richie Rich, a veteran of the London Latin scene.
Burns Night Ceilidh
This Burns Night, the Cutty Sark Theatre is hosting a special ceilidh, or social gathering, to celebrate the work and life of Robert Burns. It’s the perfect place to celebrate Scotland’s national poet as the historic tea clipper was itself named for Robert Burns’ beloved poem Tam o’ Shanter. You can dance the night away in the Sammy Ofer Gallery to the sounds of The Ceilidh Liberation Front.
Cutty Sark Theatre, King William Walk, Greenwich
1970s & 1980s Disco and Funk Night
Get yourself down to the Rivoli Ballroom this month for a super trouper musical evening.
With the likes of Prince, Wham and Aretha Franklin, the night will be filled with the best 1970s and 1980s disco and funk classics. If that’s not enough, the event will also include an incredible performance from dancing queens, the ABBA girls.
Rivoli Ballroom, Crofton Park
So Board: Board Games Pop-Up
The Old Nuns Head has roped in board games aficionados So Board to transform the pub’s function room into an analogue game geek’s paradise. Tickets are £7.50 for a five-hour board game session with access to a library of more than 150 games and a 20 per cent discount on drinks.
The Old Nuns Head, Nunhead
Emma Walker: Drawing Rooms
Emma Walker’s illustrations are amalgamations of domestic settings and artefacts within the home. Many of the pictures have a story to tell. Hidden within the layers, you may find a ticket from a steam train journey, a child’s painting or a sticker from a museum. The exhibition launches the second gallery space at West Norwood Library & Picturehouse curated by Figuration.
West Norwood Library & Picturehouse, 1-5 Norwood High Street
Transforming the Narrative
Transforming the Narrative is where non-binary and transgender performers and writers are put centre stage. Sharp Scratches present new writing nights with a political edge. They receive new work from writers from all different backgrounds and levels and a team of readers narrow it down to a handful of pieces. They cast them, rehearse them in only 4 hours – and bring them to life!
Theatre Deli – The Old Library, 39 Wells Way, Southwark
Sasha Hartslief: Nocturne
A solo exhibition of new oil paintings by South African artist, Sasha Hartslief.
A series of still life paintings, Nocturne puts light itself at centre stage, infusing mundane moments with a significance which highlights the beauty of the everyday. Hartslief uses light to draw our attention to these moments in our own lives, and to help us find beauty in them.
January 29 – February 22
Everard Read, 80 Fulham Road
Live Tarot reading meets mesmeric contemporary circus as The Feathers of Daedalus come to VAULT Festival with a spell-binding reworking of their Edinburgh Fringe hit, Tarot.
Taking audiences on a thrilling and unpredictable adventure guided by fate, the visual imagery and characters of the cards are brought to life through skilled acrobatic and musical improvisation.
January 28 – February 1
VAULT Festival, The Vaults, Leake Street, London Bridge