the candlelight club
April 10 & 24
In the classic style of speakeasies, the location of this pop-up club is a secret. At least until a few days before the event. In the midst of cocktails and jazz, adorn your slickest 1920’s fedoras and feathery headdresses and enjoy the chilled atmosphere.
£20, 7pm, Secret venue, thecandlelightclub.com
Shh dating at the jam tree
This silent speed-dating event sets out to prove that love really can happen at first sight. Prepare to flutter your eyelashes, flip your hair, and flash your best Blue Steel, as you set aside boring old small talk for the evening and let body language say it all.
£20, 7pm, 13-19 Old Town, SW4 0JT, Tube Clapham Common, shhhdating.com
Musical Comedy Awards
April 10 / 8pm / £16.50
The Musical Comedy Awards host their 7th final. Having featured Flight of the Conchords and Frisky and Mannish in previous years, it’s bound to showcase some up-and-coming gems.
Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, WC1H 0AH, Tube Euston Square, musicalcomedy.co.uk
The Wombats (pictured)
April 13 / 7pm / £22.50+
These indie-rockers are back on tour with the new release of their third studio album ‘Glitterbug’. Following their acclaimed album, ‘This Modern Glitch’, the boys are sure to keep our heads a-bangin’ and feet a-dancin’ with this highly-anticipated release.
02 Brixton Academy, 211 Stockwell Road, SW9 9SL, Tube Brixton, o2academybrixton.co.uk
Until 2 August
After taking New York’s Met by storm, this first retrospective of the late, great Alexander McQueen, one of Britain’s most celebrated catwalk kings, is just about the hottest fashion ticket in town. It’s on until August but if you don’t go now, you know you’ll forget and kick yourself for missing it.
V&A, Cromwell Rd, Tube South Ken, vam.ac.uk