Things to do in London this week
Things to do in London this week, Wednesday 5th November to Wednesday the 12th November 2014, the coolest cultural current events, from space travel (Interstellar) to Rachmaninoff (Inside Out)
Christopher Nolan returns to the director's chair with this visually impressive and psychologically complex disaster film, starring Academy Award winners Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, and Zero Dark Thirty's Jessica Chastain as McConaughey's long-suffering wife.
2. THEATRE: Far Away
Award-winning young director Kate Hewitt brings Caryl Churchill’s critically acclaimed play to life at the Young Vic. Far Away depicts a dystopian society in the grasp of a world constantly at war.
3. FOR A BOOGIE: Spiritland
This funky pop-up welcomes music lovers and foodies alike to the atmospheric Merchant's Tavern in Hoxton. Enjoy a Martini to the sounds of musical greats on smooth vinyl.
4. VISUAL ARTS: Graphics at the RCA: Fifty Years and Beyond
Exciting exhibition from the Royal College of Art pays homage to the school’s vibrant tradition in graphic design with iconic images from the past fifty years.
5. IN REMEMBRANCE: Britten's War Requiem
A landmark performance of Britten's masterpiece comes to the Royal Albert Hall on Remembrance Sunday, marking the centenary of the First World War.
6. FASHION: London College of Fashion's annual lecture with Neil's Yard
If interesting fashion topics are your thing, this annual lecture at the London college of Fashion will delve into issues of sustainability, presented by organic skincare brand Neil’s Yard.
7. DANCE: Cullberg Ballet: Plateau Effect
New work from avant-garde choreographer Jefta Van Dinther comes to Sadler's Wells this week. Plateau Effect is an astonishing work of movement and art danced by Sweden's great Cullberg ballet.
8: DOCUMENTARY: Citizenfour
Director Laura Poitras captures Edward Snowden's exposure of the abuses in American national security in this thrilling documentary.
9: FOOD: Jimmy Garcia's Winter pop-up
This cosy Alpine lodge in Balham is the perfect retreat as the weather turns chilly. Expect artisan cheese fondues, warming winter cocktails and slow-cooked Sunday roasts.
10: CLASSICAL MUSIC: Rachmaninoff: Inside Out
The London Philharmonic Orchestra continue their series in appreciation of the titan Russian composer. Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams bring up the rear. These impressive performances are sure to be a treat for the ears.