8 May 2015

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The Premiere of ‘Storytelling’ a documentary based on Andrew Salgado

Beers London will be presenting the premiere of ‘Storytelling’. A documentary that follows artist Andrew Salgado and his creative journey on presenting his most recent solo show here at Beers London. The premiere will take place at the Mayfair Hotel, London on the 30th of May. Doors will open at 5.30pm shortly followed by the […]

7 May 2015

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Renaissance beauty

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1 Jacqui Ansell and Anneke Irving Loose, flowing waves crowned with braids, decked with beads, gems, pearls, and ribbon, or a plucked hairline to show off your beautiful forehead and superior intelligence? Whether you are a damsel in distress or a knight in shining armour, this special event will help you […]

7 May 2015

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Pasta pastiglia: Decorating frames in the Renaissance

Pigott Education Centre Entrance James Heard Pastiglia, an Italian term meaning ‘paste work’, was a method used to embellish frames and small areas of panel paintings in Italy during the Renaissance. This type of low-relief decoration was cheaper than woodcarving techniques, giving a three-dimensional effect to some of our most beautiful Renaissance frames in the […]

7 May 2015

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Nature makes pictures

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 2 Aliki Braine The history of Western European landscape painting is peppered with hidden figures. Both in pictures and in text, artists and writers have been keen to convey faces seen in clouds, trees shaped like figures, and entire landscapes visible in the markings and stains of walls. This workshop will […]

7 May 2015

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Luciano Zubillaga

Filmarmalade are pleased to present the World Premier of the latest film Impressions 1 by the Argentine artist and director Luciano Zubillaga.

7 May 2015

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Two Degrees Festival

A tree converted into an office, a subversive late night chat show, and a large pop-up installation that asks if capitalism works for you. From its base at Toynbee Studios – where the East End collides with the City – Artsadmin’s fourth 2 Degrees Festival of art, climate and action asks: what can we do […]

6 May 2015

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Look At The (E)state We’re In

LATEWI is an experiment in social engagement. An exploration of the unmapped relationship between the council estate, the community and the arts. In partnership between Camberwell College of Arts and Peckham Platform, the project aims to provide a forum to discuss, dissect and disseminate the collision of the utopian ideal of socially engaged art with […]

5 May 2015

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Call for Filmmakers – Film Screenings at Candid Arts

As part of our exhibition openings we are showing short films during our Private View evenings. Candid Arts is looking for filmmakers interested in showing their short films at the preview evenings of our exhibitions. The next preview is on Thursday 21st May and it’s for our ‘Wanderlust’ exhibition. It’s a themed photography exhibition and we […]

5 May 2015

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Birkbeck Arts Week

Curiosity, phantasmagoria and the 18th century come together in a series of fascinating free-to-attend public events at this year’s Birkbeck Arts week. The six-day festival at Birkbeck, University of London, runs from Monday 18 to Saturday 23 May. The annual springtime showcase consists of a packed programme of more than 40 events, including lectures, performances, […]

4 May 2015

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Draw to Perform2 – International symposium for Drawing Performance‏

Draw to Perform2  – Two-day international symposium for Drawing Performance Participating artists: Gerald Royston Curtis (UK), Dolanbay (Berlin), Poppy Jackson (UK), Ram Samocha (Israel/UK), Yara Pina (Brazil), Jordan Mckenzie (UK), Bettina Fung (Hong Kong/UK), Kevin Townsend (USA), Kellie O’Dempsey (Australia), Bertrand Flachot (France), Jennifer Wroblewski (USA), Holly Victoria Matthews (UK), Shoshanah’ Ciechanowski (Israel), John Court (UK/Finland), River Lin (Taiwan), Gosia Wlodarczak (Poland/Australia), Rachel Grant (Scotland/UK). The […]

2 May 2015

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It’s a London Thing

rhizomatic is thrilled to announce its debut ‘happening’ to coincide with the upcoming UK election on the 7th of May. As a response to growing nationalism and the fear of immigrants, the idea is for everyone to bring a dish from their country of origin, and/or country with which they feel a particular linkage to, in order […]

30 April 2015

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Pop Up Gallery supporting British Red Cross, Art for Life

Visit the Pop Up Gallery supporting the British Red Cross Art for Life initiative, at 276 High Street Kensington between now and 30th May. Art for Life is a major project of the International Fundraising Committee to support the vital work of the British Red Cross through art. Art for Life events to date have […]

27 April 2015

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Workshop: Upcycling

Get creative and gain experience using waste wood and other commonly discarded materials to build planters and benches… or whatever you can imagine! This special one day practical workshop, led by Simon Burnett, Samantha Loy-Fripp and Rowen Folkes of SmallWorld Urbanism, is your chance to experiment with upcycling and learn about sustainable design and material systems in cities. All tools and materials […]

27 April 2015

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Book Launch: Return, A Palestinian Memoir

The Mosaic Rooms and Verso are delighted to present the launch of Return: A Palestinian Memoir, a new book by internationally best-selling author Ghada Karmi.  What does it mean to return to a home that was once yours, yet you feel you will never be able to call home again? Best-selling author Ghada Karmi reflects on this, […]

25 April 2015

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An Evening With Lucian Freud

Written by Laura-Jane Foley Cressida Bonas stars as ‘Laura’ in the world premiere of a new play opening at the Leicester Square Theatre on 19th May 2015. Laura-Jane Foley’s ‘An Evening with Lucian Freud’ is a one-woman play with video cameos which takes us inside Lucian Freud’s studio and lays bare the fascinating and complex […]

22 April 2015

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Craft Week London | Standpoint | Ceramic studio participatory demonstration

Two of the ceramic artists with studios at the Standpoint gallery, Nicola Tassie and Stuart Carey, will offer visitors first-hand insights into their respective practices, displaying their current works in progress, demonstrating throwing and decorating techniques and giving attendees the chance make their own forms through pinch pottery and faceting. For more information and to […]

22 April 2015

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Craft week London | Standpoint OPEN STUDIOS

For one day, Hoxton’s Standpoint Studios opens its doors to offer visitors unlimited access to the gallery and studio spaces, talk to the artists, view their work and explore their various methods of making. The space comprises Paupers Press printmaking studio, New North Press letterpress studio, Nicola Tassie and Stuart Carey’s ceramic studios, Peter Jones’ […]

21 April 2015

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HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2015

This year’s festival theme “Fantasy and Reality” promises to be aesthetically and intellectually engaging – exploring, through topics as various as arts, science, philosophy or economics, how much of what we take to be reality is a fantasy of our own making?  And which of our current fantasies should become the realities of the future? A number of art debates including world-renown […]

17 April 2015

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Documenting Ukraine: Four Days of Cinema, Performance and Debate

‘Documenting Ukraine’ is a four-day festival hosted by GRAD and the Frontline Club, bringing Ukraine’s leading names in documentary theatre and cinema to London this May. The festival is divided into two halves: ‘Documenting Ukraine: Theatre’ (14–15 May 2015) features two live performances at GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design, before ‘Documenting Ukraine: Cinema […]

13 April 2015

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Cockpit Arts Spring Open Studios

Cockpit Arts supports 170 of the UK’s finest designer-makers and is an award winning Social Enterprise and creative-business incubator.  Cockpit opens its doors twice a year inviting visitors to see behind the scenes and buy beautifully crafted work direct from independent designers.  The next Open Studios will be taking place during the highly anticipated London […]

9 April 2015

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Father’s Day Lunch

All Dads receive a free bottle of our exclusive, glassmaker’s ale; Prince Rupert’s Drop!

9 April 2015

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80’s Cocktail Night

Channel your inner Tom Cruise at our 80’s themed cocktail evening and disco. Enjoy cocktail making demonstrations and step back in time to party to all your guilty pleasure 80s disco classics.  Fancy dress optional – pass the legwarmers! Drink – along to 80s Tom Cruise classic Cocktail, enjoy a cocktail demonstration in association with Revolution Bar and […]

9 April 2015

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1001 Seeds – Plant Pot Patterns

Ages 3+ Paint a plant pot and plant a seed for Spring!

9 April 2015

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Robot Fusing

Ages 6+ Inspired by David Reekie’s glass robot, currently on display in the Northlands Creative Glass Collection, create your own glass fused robot! Booking Advisable

9 April 2015

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1001 Seeds – make a mini greenhouse

Ages 3+ Make a mini greenhouse and plant a seed for Spring!

9 April 2015

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Glass Painting

Ages 3+ Paint an Easter themed glass tile.

9 April 2015

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Stained Glass Weekend

A two day intensive weekend of stained glass making for those with experience. Indulge yourself in a weekend learning all about Stained Glass art. Our professional artist will teach you more advanced techniques to enable you to create beautiful pieces of Stained Glass to take away. All materials, tools and equipment are provided. Particpants must […]

9 April 2015

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Make your own…Flameworked Marbles

A one off marble making course for beginners Combine clear and coloured glass to form traditional marbles using specialist tools and flame-working techniques. Artist: Zoe Garner Duration: 6hrs Age: 16+ Booking is essential

9 April 2015

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Make your own…Flameworked Glass Jewellery

A one off flameworked glass jewellery class for those with some experience Create your own individual glass jewellery using flame-working techniques. This class will focus on techniques to make components for jewellery using borosilicate glass both coloured and clear. We will use a variety of surface designs and encasing techniques as well as colour layering […]

9 April 2015

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Make your own…Flameworked Beads

An introduction to bead making using the torches. Use our fantastic facilities, tools and materials to create your own glass beads in the flame. Artist: Zoe Garner Duration: 3hrs Age: 16+ Booking is Essential

9 April 2015

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Introducing….Fused Glass

An introduction to fusing glass in the kiln. This taster session will teach you how to handle and cut glass to create your own unique coloured glass pieces such as coasters and jewellery then basic kiln firing techniques. Look out for the five week course for you to progress onto. Artist: Sue Woolhouse Course duration: […]

9 April 2015

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Introducing….Stained Glass

Sat 11 April / 13.00 – 17:00 Sat 17 May / 13.00 – 17:00  Sat 13 June / 13.00 – 17:00  Sat 4 July / 13.00 – 17:00  7th Century saint Benedict Biscop brought artisans from Europe to create Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory. They made the first stained glass window in England and installed it in St […]