Last London: A Purge Day Out – Whitechapel Gallery

On Saturday Sat 30 Sep, 11:30am – 6pm 

Featuring an extremely rare appearance from writer Michael Moorcock in conversation with Iain Sinclair, who will launch his latest novel, The Last London; a post-cinema intervention by filmmaker Chris Petit; the debut UK performance of the Frans Zwartjes Sound System (the experimental film-music trio of Mukai / Kilcoyne / Schtinter); Stanley Schtinter’s endless bardo on artist and writer Brion Gysin; a screen of first-kisses by Samira Elagoz; 16mm invocations Cilaos and La Bouche by Camilo Restrepo; the ‘hysterical episodes’ of filmmaker Susu Laroche (Chaos Rule Us); readings by Adelle Stripe, author of Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, and Iphgenia Baal, author of Merced Es Benz.

All artists are present for this event and free protective sleeves are available for ticket holders.

Tickets from the Whitechapel Gallery website
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The Last London

Walk at the flipside festival

For early risers only…


 Join Iain Sinclair as he shares his interests and fascination with the culturally resonant and richly rewarding landscape around Snape Maltings.


More info on the event 


(I had never heard of Snaper Maltings).

08/10/2017 09:00 – 10:30



The Last London: Iain Sinclair and Stewart Lee at the LRB



New book promotion plan

Iain will be “touring” to promote his new book – The Last London – soon-to-be-released



WED 6 SEPT Event at Foyles Charing Cross Road




7 -17 SEPT Gallery 46


13 SEPT Reading at Iklectic, Lambeth with Allen Fisher, Brian Catling and (unconfirmed) Alan Moore


FRI 15 SEPT Thames Festival Brentford


16 – 17 SEPT Gallery 46 Events


19 September Waterstone’s Brighton. With Brian Catling.


SAT 23 SEPT Wigtown



26 & 27 SEPT Iain residency in Sussex


THURS 28 SEPT Event with Newham Books with John Rogers

FRI 29 SEPT Broadway Books



SAT 30 SEPT Gareth Evans and Stanley Schtinter day of Purge films at the Whitechapel Gallery, will include one of Iain’s films from 1967 and a talk about The Last London.


MONDAY 2 OCT Guardian event at Kings Place



Oct 4 Chris Torrance, The Magic Door launch. Swedenborg House.


SAT 7 OCT Snape Maltings – Not for The Last London  (City of Gold)


TUESDAY 10 OCT Daunt Books Marylebone with Keggie Carew


WED 11 OCT Housman’s Bookshop



THURS 12 OCT Waterstones TCR with Jon Day


Tuesday OCT 17 Libreria / Second Home event with Rachel Lichtenstein



WED 18 OCT Idler Academy Dinner


OCTOBER 21 Kino, St Leonard’s. Performance with Kötting & John Rogers.


October 24 Curzon, Oxford. Introduce film for Penguin Classics choice.


WED 25 OCT Pages of Hackney

Event at Sutton House with Brian Catling


FRI 27 OCT Black Hut Festival, Hastings


MON 30 OCT LRB with Stewart Lee


November 3 Swansea. ‘Do Not Go Gentle’ Festival.


SAT 4 NOV ‘Edith Walks’ – Kötting performance, Towner, Eastbourne