By in events on Oct 05, 2017 |

Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy Western's first official October reading week! If you're sticking around London, here's some events to check out.   (October 9th to October 15th)

Monday, October 9th

Such Gold and guests Cedar Spring Motel

From Rochester, New York, Such Gold is a band known for their melodic hardcore. If you're a fan of bands like Title Fight and Handguns, you'll love Such Gold. $7

  • Call The Office, 216 York Street. 
  • 7pm - 11pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Tuesday, October 10th:

Bullet Journal Basics Workshop

Are you struggling to stay organized this year? Are exams and appointments getting the best of you? Get yourself together with the trendiest new way of journaling. A mix of art and planning, this workshop will be sure to help you get back on track while keeping an Insta-worthy notebook. All supplies provided, $65.

  • The Social Beehive, 605 Dufferin Ave.
  • 7pm - 9pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for more information. 

Click here for the ticket page. You must be registered to join the workshop.

Necro & Mad Child

Self-titled "The King Of Death Rap", Necro is one sure to stun with his old school rap vibes and hatred of commercial rap. His guests include Kehmak, Filthy Tarantino, Brewza, Jux Cain, and DJ Everfresh. $30. 

  • Rum Runners, 178 Dundas Street.
  • 9pm - 2am.
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here to buy tickets. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11th:​

The New Pornographers with guests Born Ruffians

All the way from the West Coast, Vancouverites The New Pornographers are coming to London to spread their indie rock charm. This show will no doubt be an energy-packed party. $27.50

  • London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave.
  • 7pm - 11:30pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here to buy tickets. 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12th:​

Vancouver Film School Acting Program Live Audition

If you've ever wanted to be the next big thing, come out to the VFS auditions! You'll get to perform in front of an elite panel of faculty instructors, alumni, and industry professionals. Your audition will immediately be followed with news of acceptance into their acting and film program which can help to prepare you for a career in film and television! 

  • Grand Theatre Rehearsal Hall, 471 Richmond Street.
  • 11am - 4pm.
  • 16+ event. 

Click here for more information, and to register online.

You must register in order to audition. 

Ryan Laird, Live in London

Saddle up, and ride into the Bull and Barrel to catch the Two-time Canadian Country Music Awards nominee Ryan Laird. He's toured with some of the biggest names in Country, and is now headling his Canadian tour. Don't miss the Keith Urban of Canadian country! $15.

  • The Bull & Barrel, 359 Talbot Street. 
  • Doors at 6pm, Show at 8:30. 
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here for tickets. 

ALL WEEKEND LONG:​

London Comic Con

The largest South Western Ontario Comic Con is back and ready for you! Cosplay as your favorite character and watch London come to life! $25-$50.

  • Western Fair District, 900 King Street. 
  • Friday October 13th, 4pm - 9pm.
  • Saturday October 14th, 10am - 8pm.
  • Sunday October 15th, 10am - 5pm.
  • All ages.

Click here for more information. 

Click here to buy tickets. 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13th:​

Friday the 13th at the Richmond Tavern

What better way to spend your spooky Friday the 13th than with punk rockers at the Richmond Tavern?  Featured bands include Running From Daylight, Breach, The Trackmarks and Soryn. Free. 

  • The Richmond Tavern, 370 Richmond Street.
  • 9pm - 2am. 
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14th:​

Walk for Freedom

Contrary to popular belief, slavery is still an issue in 2017. Join other 21st century abolitionists walking in single file donning black shirts and yellow bandanas across their mouths. 

  • Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas Street. 
  • 10am - 12pm. 
  • All ages. 

Click here for more information. 
Click here to register individually or as a group. 

Diwali Celebration

If you'd like to learn about Indian culture, come out for an executive Indian dinner. With cocktails and authentic Indian cuisine, you're sure to make new friends and enjoy learning about the Hindu Festival of Lights. $30.

  • India House, 715 Wellington Road. 
  • 8pm - 11:30pm.
  • All ages.

For more information and tickets, call 519-619-9950. 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15th:​

Sniff and Stroll

Do you have a furry friend? Do you want to be surrounded by furry friends? Are you an avid runner? Have no fear, the Sniff and Stroll is a 3 or 5k run and walk. All proceeds will benefit the Save Me Dog Rescue. $40.

  • Gibbons Park, 2B Grosvenor Street.
  • 9am
  • All ages. 

Click here for more information. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Andrea's Awesome Tricks Pole Dancing Workshop

Learn how to master the pole with tricks and transitions. Whatever your level, Andrea James Lui will make sure that you get the most of your workshop and workout. Must be able to climb and invert; shoulder mounts and aerial inverts are highly recommended. $75.

  • The Pole House, 30 Adelaide St North Suite 3A. 
  • 10am - 11:30am. 

Click here for more information and to register online. 

Have a great week! 

(Cover photo credit: thanksgiving.com)