Douglas and Gordon Weekend Guide: Pimlico & Westminster

Friday, January 17, 2014 by Douglas And Gordon

Here’s our regular weekend events guide, rounding up all things exciting and entertaining taking place in your area. We hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Oedipus Retold

Performing for the first time at the Tristan Bate Theatre until the 8th February in the West End, Kingston’s interpretation of the original text by Robert Gillespie and his retelling of the story in his own words are different, witty and thought provoking. Purchase tickets priced at £16/£14 concessions.

Comedy Store

Don’t miss out on the jam packed line up at the Comedy Store this weekend. Showcasing the best in stand up with Paul Tonkinson, Charlie Baker Michael Fabbri and a special guest! On until Saturday 18th January. Tickets start from £14.00.

St James Theatre

“Putting It Together” is now showing at St James Theatre. Alastair Knights directs the Alex Parker production of Stephen Sondheim's musical about the complexities of relationships; starring David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. Tickets start from £45.00.

Gazelli Art House

Aziz and Cucher kick off their “Time of the Empress” exhibition today at the Gazelli Art House. It includes photographs, animations and an installation responding to political turmoil in the Middle East and the absurd nature of modern life.

Society of Designer Craftsman

This weekend is your last chance to visit the Society of Designer Craftsman exhibition at the Mall Galleries. It is recognised as a leading platform of the best talent in ceramics, furniture, jewellery, glass, metal, mixed media and textiles. Celebrated and experienced makers are shown alongside selected new graduates, which make for a stimulating and exciting exhibition. Tickets are £4.00.

The Artists and Illustrations

Hosted by Artists & Illustrators magazine, the Artists of the Year competition is an annual search for the best artistic talents working today. Open to everyone, this exhibition celebrates the outstanding calibre of entries received in 2013; including this year's winning artwork and many other impressively striking submissions from our shortlisted artists. Doors will close at 1pm on Sunday the 19th January. Free entry.