Film

Under the Skin

Scarlett Johansson stars in this sci-fi horror as a mysterious woman who preys upon lonely men in Scotland. Aside from the showing of this great film, Stow Film Lounge has also organised a Q&A session with cast member Adam Pearson, following the screening. 
Stow Film Lounge, Orford House Social Club, 73 Orford Road, Walthamstow, E17 9QR, Friday, October 17, from 7.45pm. Details: stowfilmlounge.com



Theatre

A November Day
In forgotten boxes in an attic, a woman discovers the story of her grandfather, a survivor of the First World War, and his unexpected encounter with a stray dog who knew no boundaries. With evocative puppet characters, live music and an ever-changing set, Thingumajig Theatre presents a timeless fable on war and the miracle of friendship when all else seems lost.
Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow, CM20 1LS, Wednesday, October 22, 1.30pm. Details: 01279 431945, playhouseharlow.com


Days Out

E17 Puppet Project presents: In the Shadow of the War
Play with shadows, then draw with light to explore the stories of World War One.
Use characters and props to create shadow puppets, then finish up the evening outdoors where you’ll use bursts of colour to build masterpieces with light, creating and projecting scenes onto to the building itself.
Hale End Library, Castle Avenue, Highams Park, E4 9QD, Friday, October 17, 4pm to 6pm. Details: wflibraries.eventbrite.com, 020 8496 3000

 

Litter Bugs on Tour
A collection of beasties made from recycled materials by Michelle Reader and local children.
The Mill 7-11 Coppermill Lane E17 7HA, Tuesday, October 21 to Saturday, November 22, various times. Plus a celebration with music on Thursday, October 23, 6pm to 8.30pm.
Details: 020 85213211, themill-coppermill.org, info@themill-coppermill.org


 

Music

Heat Wave

Relive the ‘60s with DJs playing some of the hottest Motown tunes. This is a new club night set to held every third Saturday of each month. 
Arubar Lounge, 524-528 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4NB, Saturday, October 18, 9pm to 2am. Details: 07989010101, info@arubarlounge.co.uk