What's On - October

A little delayed this month, but worry not, there's still plenty going on to find out about.

A certain Oktober event should be dominating the middle of your month, but there's also numerous other Festivals to attend, Simon Pegg talking Autobiography, plus the inevitable Halloween events for all ages and tastes.

Enjoy, and please, don't have nightmares!

 

Cinema Releases:

Back To The Future (R/I) Friday, 1st October - Limited Release
Endhiran: The Robot Friday, 1st October - Limited Release
The Secret Of Kells Friday, 1st October - Limited Release
A Town Called Panic Friday, 8th October - Limited Release
Despicable Me (3D) Friday, 15th October - General Release
Vampires Suck Friday, 15th October - General Release

The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole Friday, 22nd October - General Release
Paranormal Activity 2 Friday, 22nd October - General Release
Saw 3D Friday, 29th October - General Release
Spiderhole Friday, 29th October - Limited Release

 

Festivals/Seasons:

Sci-Fi Season Wednesday, 6th October - Wednesday, 3rd November - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
BFI London Film Festival Wednesday, 13th October - Thursday, 28th October - Various Locations
Sci-Fi-London Oktoberfest 2010 Thursday, 14th October - Saturday, 16th October - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ, The Royal Society - SW1Y 5AG, Apollo Piccadilly Circus - SW1Y 4LR
London Children's Film Festival Saturday, 20th October - Sunday, 7th November - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
UnConvention 2010 Saturday, 23rd October - Sunday, 24th October - University Of Westminster - NW1 5LS
Close Encounters Monday, 25th October - Sunday, 31st October - Royal Albert Hall - SW7 2AP
Halloween Screen Friday, 29th October - Friday, 5th October - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
London MCM Expo Friday, 29th October - Sunday, 31st October - ExCel London - E16 1XL
Battle Of Ideas Festival Weekend Saturday, 30th October - Sunday, 31st October - Royal College of Art - SW7 2EU

 

Screenings:

Chinatown + Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Double Bill) Monday, 11th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Fallout Tuesday, 12th October, Thursday, 14th October, Friday, 15th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Grindhouse Special Screening Thursday, 14th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (Family Film Club) Saturday, 16th October - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
Troll 2 (Bad Film Club) Sunday, 17th October - Roxy Bar And Screen - SE1 1LB
The Burbs + Big (Double Bill) Monday, 18th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
CLAMP (Japanimation) Tuesday, 19th October - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
Jaws Saturday, 23rd October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
House Of The Devil + Poltergeist (Double Bill) Monday, 25th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY

Nosferatu

Nosferatu Thursday, 28th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Japanese Halloween Schlockfest Double Bill Friday, 29th October - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
Sing-Along-A Rocky Horror Friday, 29th October, Saturday, 30th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
The Devil Rides Out + Cat People (1942) (Double Bill) Saturday, 30th October - Rio Cinema - E8 2PB
The Figurine Saturday, 30th October - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Frightfest Halloween All-Nighter Saturday, 30th October - Empire Leicester Square - WC2H 7NA
Ghostbusters (Kids' Screening) Saturday, 30th October - Rio Cinema - E8 2PB
Jurassic Park Saturday, 30th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Misfits: Behind The Scenes (Channel 4 Comes To The Ritzy) Saturday, 30th October - Ritzy Picturehouse - SW2 1JG
Science And Its Publics: A Treetop Odyssey Saturday, 30th October - ICA - SW1Y 5AH
Let The Right One In + [Rec] + Suspiria (After Dark Drinks... Channel Terror) Sunday, 31st October - Ritzy Picturehouse - SW2 1JG
Edward Scissorhands Sunday, 31st October - Lexi Mobile Cinema - The Old Deer Park - TW9 2SF

 

Signings:

Simon Pegg - Nerd Do Well Thursday, 14th October - Waterstones Piccadilly - SW1Y 6WW

The Coming Of The Terraphiles

Michael Moorcock - The Coming Of The Terraphiles Thursday, 21st October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Gerald Scarfe - The Wall Friday, 22nd October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Bryan Hitch - Ultimate Comics Studio Saturday, 23rd October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Simon Pegg - Nerd Do Well Saturday, 23rd October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Karen Miller - The Reluctant Mage Saturday, 30th October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Shane Rimmer - From Thunderbirds To Pterodactyls Saturday, 30th October - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR

 

Talks:

Quantin Blake And Donald Sturrock - Storyteller: The Life Of Roald Dahl Monday, 11th October - Kings Place - N1 9AG
Making Ocean Life Count Monday, 11th October - Natural History Museum - SW7 5BD
Whose Genome Is It Anyway? Thursday, 14th October - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS
The Future For Biodiversity Monday, 18th October - Natural History Museum - SW7 5BD
An Unsung Hero? Joseph Naples, Resurrectionist Tuesday, 19th October - The Hunterian Museum - WC2A 3PE
Celestial Skies: Public Eyes Tuesday, 19th October - Science Museum's Dana Centre - SW7 5HD
Cloning, Stem Cells And Regenerative Medicine Tuesday, 19th October - The Royal Society - SW1Y 5AG
Neutrino - Is The Sun Still Shining? Thursday, 21st October - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS
Royal Society Prize For Science Books 2010 Thursday, 21st October - The Royal Society - SW1Y 5AG
Exchanges At The Frontier: Brian Greene Thursday, 28th October - Wellcome Collection - NW1 2BE
Rhythms Of The Body Friday, 29th October - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS

 

Events:

Plasticity - 100 Years Of Making Plastics Tuesday, 22nd May 2007 - Wednesday, 1st December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Dan Dare & The Birth Of Hi-Tech Britain Wednesday, 30th April 2008 - Thursday, 31st March 2011 - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Cosmos & Culture: How Astronomy Has Shaped Our World Thursday, 23rd July 2009 - Thursday, 30th December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Listening Post Tuesday, 19th February 2008 - Friday, 31st December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
The Royal Society: 350 Years Of Science Monday, 7th June - Friday, 19th November - The Royal Society - SW1Y 5AG
Ghost Stories Friday, 25th June - Sunday, 7th November - Duke Of York's Theatre - WC2N 4BG
Ray Harryhausen - Myths & Legends Exhibition Tuesday, 29th June - June 2011 - London Film Museum - SE1 7PB
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2010 Friday, 10th September - Sunday, 27th February - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
In The Museum No-One Can Hear You Scream Alien Exhibition Monday, 4th October - Sunday, 31st October - London Film Museum - SE1 7PB
Despicable Me Premiere Saturday, 11th October - Empire Leicester Square - WC2H 7NA
Science Night Friday, 15th October - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Twinkle Twonkle Sunday, 17th October - The Albany - SE8 4AG
ZZ9 London Pub Meeting Wednesday, 20th October - The Wheatsheaf- SE1 1TY
The 48hr Film Project Friday, 22nd October - Sunday, 24th October - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Creepy Constellations Saturday, 23rd October - Sunday, 31st October - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
Halloween Skies Saturday, 23rd October - Sunday, 31st October - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
League Of The Non-Aligned Meetings Saturday, 23rd October - The Mad Hatter - SE1 9NY
You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat Film Quiz: Disney/Pixar Special Tuesday, 26th October - Ritzy Picturehouse - SW2 1JG
BSFA Open Meeting Wednesday, 27th October - The Antelope - SW1W 8EZ
Science Museum Lates Wednesday, 27th October - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Roxy Film & TV Pub Quiz Thursday, 28th October - Roxy Bar And Screen - SE1 1LB
Bloody Prom Night! Halloween Party Friday, 29th October - Ritzy Picturehouse - SW2 1JG
The Halloween Star Party Friday, 29th October - Saturday, 30th October - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
Foyles Fear Fest Saturday, 30th October - Sunday, 31st October - Foyles - WC2H 0EB
Saturday Space Explorers Saturday, 30th October - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ

 

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