Arts Against Cuts, galleries,  music, comedy, and walking in and around Fitzrovia

By Mike Pentelow and Linus Rees

Arts Against Cuts: 11am to 7pm 12-13 March, ULU Malet Street WC1E 7HY

Arts Against Cuts are holding a weekend of creative resistance talks and workshops at ULU, Malet Street. The weekend of collaborative action is part of the preparations for the upcoming 26 March national demonstration against the government cuts. The event is a two-day collective exercise in creative resistance against all public sector cuts. The weekend is free and open to all. See their website for more details.

Catch the last day of Derren Brown’s exhibition of paintings at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, 28 Charlotte Street; and enjoy the continuing display of Alastair Wallace’s paintings at 2a Conway Street, Saturday 12 March. See gallery website for details.

The Fabulous Lounge Swingers play live at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, Saturday 12 March. See website for details. And there’s stand up comedy at the Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, 7.30pm Saturday 12 March. Details here.

Derren Brown paintings. At Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Saturday 12 March

Explore Fitzrovia and discover how the area developed from fields to its present day streets with London Trails guided walks. You’ll also see Dickens’ London home near the workhouse that inspired Oliver Twist. Meet Goodge Street Tube Station, 2pm Sunday 12 March. See website for details.

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