2:30 pm Victoria .Leonardo da Vinci ‘A Life in Drawing’. To mark 500 years since his death, over 200 of Leonardo’s drawings will be on view at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, covering an amazing range of his artistic and scientific studies. Tickets can be booked ahead at £13.50 / £12.20 for Seniors. Otherwise, meet at the Gallery entrance (Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA) from 2.30pm, or the JD Wetherspoons pub inside Victoria station from 12.30pm for (optional) lunch.
slg (South London Gays)
Join SLG members in a PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT, Vauxhall Estrela Bar and Restaurant, (Upstairs dining room), 111 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1UZ. [ corner Meadow Place ] (Vauxhall train and tube). Portuguese cuisine at reasonable prices. Meet for 12:30.
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919 to 1933. A rare chance to see German art not normally on public display from the country's Weimar era. Free entry. Meet by ticket office at 11:00.Optional lunch afterwards (around 12.30pm) at Founders Arms, 52 Hopton Street, SE1 9JH, a riverside pub just outside Tate Modern.
SLG group's AGM 8.00pm Bread and Roses. The AGM is usually reasonably short, giving time to
socialise afterwards. The Bread and Roses pub is at 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ, a turning off
Clapham High Street. (tubes: Clapham North and Clapham Common) or Clapham High St (Overground).
Moliere's 17th century comedy of manners, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others,yet remains blind to his own. The South London Theatre, The Old Fire Station, 2A Norwood High Street,SE27 9NS. Near West Norwood Station. Book your own ticket online via http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk/ or on 07701 055 602. £12, £9 concession.
Rainer Schulze, Professor of History at the University of Essex, attempts to reconstruct the forgotten life of Suleika Aldini, a transgender cabaret artist in West Germany in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, made all the more poignant by the fact that Suleika was a Roma child survivor of the Holocaust. Please note change of date to Monday for this month only.
6.00 pm Waterloo 'Crossing Delancey' 6.00 pm.Comedy set in New York's Jewish community in which an intellectual single woman is fixed up by her grandmother with a pickle salesman - which she did not quite have in mind! British Film Institute,Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6.10pm. Tickets £7 (concs).
The story of Captain Cook's three voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the scientists and artists who accompanied the expeditions. Meet at 11.00am in the main entrance near the information desk. Tickets £14 Conc £11 Art Fund card £5.50. Optional lunch afterwards in Euston Flyer pub, 83 Euston Road, NW1 opposite the Library.
PLAY: The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde's classic masterpiece looks at the how the institution of marriage was treated with trivialityas the characters pretend to be someone they're not to escape social obligations. £14, concs £10.
Outings in Art Plus: Looking Up.... staying curious with Outings in Art Plus, presented by Chris Barlow.