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Illuminating India @ Science Museum / until 31st March 2018

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10.00–18.00

@ Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

Tickets: free and some exhibitions require tickets

www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/illuminating-india

Illuminating India is a season of exhibitions and events that celebrates India’s contribution to science, technology and mathematics. 🇮🇳

At its heart are two free major exhibitions: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation
and Photography 1857–2017. Respectively they present a kaleidoscopic history of scientific breakthroughs in India and a unique photographic survey of the country’s technological and cultural development.

The varied event season spotlights the diverse scientific and cultural fabric of India and includes film screenings, music and dance performances, conversations with experts and much more.

Exhibitions:

5000 Years of Science and Innovation

Photography 1857–2017

Halloween x VeryVeryWrongIndeed @ Ministry of Sound / Saturday 27th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11pm-6am

@ Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, London SE1 6DP

Tickets:from £10.20 book online

www.ministryofsound.com

From a long background of warehouses, free beach parties in Ibiza, raves at DC10 and across Europe and the UK, VeryVeryWrongIndeed and its record label VeryVeryWrongIndeed Recordings are the end result of decades of work from of one of the UK’s underground heroes, Tim Sheridan.

A name synonymous with the wrongest parties, VeryVeryWrongIndeed presents a very special Halloween event at Ministry of Sound. Get ready for one of the biggest, craziest, loudest & most terrifying parties of the year.

😈 🎃 🌚 ⚰️ = HALLOWEEEEEEN

RSVP on Facebook.

Fahrelnissa Zeid @ Tate Modern / until Sunday 8th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Sunday to Thursday 10.00–18.00
Friday to Saturday 10.00–22.00

@ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Tickets: from £13.30 book online

www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/fahrelnissa-zeid

Trained in both Paris and Istanbul, Fahrelnissa Zeid was an important figure in the Turkish avant-garde d Group in the early 1940s and the École de Paris (School of Paris) in the 1950s. Her vibrant abstract paintings are a synthesis of Islamic, Byzantine, Arab and Persian influences fused with European approaches to abstraction. Many of her abstract works are monumental and demand attention.

Zeid’s reputation as an artist was cemented in the 1950s when she was living between London and Paris and exhibiting extensively internationally. The artist also began experimenting with painting on turkey and chicken bones, which she later cast in polyester resin panels evocative of stained-glass windows. In the later years of her life she unexpectedly returned to figurative painting, creating stylised portraits of her friends and family.

Indulge in Zeid’s obsession with line and dazzling colour in this exhibition. Rediscover one of the greatest female artists of the 20th century in this first major retrospective.​

The Terrible Infants @ Wilton’s Music Hall / until 28th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 7.30pm (3pm Wednesday and Saturday matinees)

@ Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley, Whitechapel, London E1 8JB

www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/331-the-terrible-infants

Les Enfants Terribles bring their multiple award-winning show, The Terrible Infants to the magical surroundings of Wiltons Music Hall for the first time.

Based upon a series of twisted tales, this fantastic spectacle blends puppetry, live music and story-telling into a highly sensory theatrical feast suitable for big kids and small grown-ups! Featuring narration from Dame Judi Dench.

Meet Tumb, the boy who eats his mum, Thingummyboy, with a face even his mother forgets, Little Linena, the material girl and of course little Tilly and her terrible tail. Roald Dahl meets Tim Burton in this hugely theatrical, funny, sad, silly, junk-filled, puppetry packed, dark, delicious, magical piece of performance.

This unforgettable 10th anniversary production follows the huge success of The Trench, The Vaudevillains and the Olivier Award-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground.

Oslo @ Harold Pinter Theatre / until 30th December 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:30 and 14:00

@ Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London SW1Y 4DN

www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/oslo-at-the-harold-pinter-theatre

In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.

Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships. Their quiet heroics led to the groundbreaking Oslo Peace Accords.

(X) A Fantasy @ DRAF / until 7th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Thu—Sat, 12–6 pm
Tue—Wed (by appointment only)

@ David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

www.davidrobertsartfoundation.com

When does the individual experience become a political statement? Over thirty artworks explore the subversion of the quotidian and the transgression of boundaries between public and private spheres. Living, eating, dancing, seducing, reading, watching films, going online; the exhibition traces how individual and collective engagements make the political personal.

An exhibition of new commissions and works by historical and contemporary artists. With Dora Budor, Helen Chadwick, Keren Cytter, Jimmy DeSana, Theaster Gates, Harry Gruyaert, Celia Hempton, Melike Kara, Tala Madani, Paul Maheke, France-Lise McGurn, Pierre Molinier, Julian Opie, Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings, Megan Rooney, Prem Sahib, Wolfgang Tillmans, Danh Vo and Zoe Williams.

DRAF is an independent, non-profit organisation for contemporary art. Since it was founded in 2007, DRAF has welcomed over 100,000 visitors to international programmes including exhibitions, commissions, performances and discussions. To date, DRAF has partnered with over 100 museums, institutions, and not for profit organisations and collaborated with over 1,000 artists.

Oktoberfest @ Proud Camden / weekends until October

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
2pm-10pm

@ Proud Camden, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AH

Tickets: from £10 book online

www.proudcamden.com/oktoberfest

Every Saturday and Sunday from 30th September to the 22nd October, you will find the spirit of Munich’s ultimate beer experience at Proud Camden’s own Bierkeller. 🍻 🍻

Proud’s gig room will be transformed into a fully decked-out, traditional Bavarian beerhall complete with long wooden tables and bunting, fit for a decadent bohemian Shcloss.

The wunderbar waitresses and waiters will be dressed in Dirndl and Lederhosen and on hand to keep your steins filled to the brim and your mouths full of sausages!

Dates:
30th September – 1st October
7th – 8th October
14th – 15th October
21st – 22nd October

HAY design store pop-up @ Southbank Centre / through September 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Monday – Friday 10am-9pm
Saturday 10pm-8pm
Sunday 12pm-8pm

@ Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Free entry

www.hay.dk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk/hay-market

Nordic design store HAY is partnering with London’s Southbank Centre in an immersive month-long pop-up in an arts centre for the first time.

The accessories market concept-inspired space, will display a wide selection of accessories from the HAY collection, complimented by key pieces of furniture and will present the design range from a living perspective. The in-store space which is designed to resemble a supermarket, allows for a tactile and engaging shopping experience with aisles of shelves displaying the carefully selected merchandise. 🛍

The new accessories market celebrates September’s London Design Festival and is part of Southbank Centre’s year-long exploration of Nordic arts and culture, Nordic Matters. Design highlights on offer range from an office range and stationery to kitchenware, textiles and bathroom-oriented items.

Here We Are @ Burberry / until 1st October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10am – 9pm

@ Old Sessions House, 22 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0NA

Free entry

www.burberry.com/london-fashion-week/september-show-2017/the-exhibition

Introducing an exhibition of British photography – curated by Christopher Bailey, Lucy Kumara Moore and Alasdair McLellan – in celebration of the September 2017 collection.

The 18th-century Grade II listed building plays host to our two week-long exhibition, spanning three floors in 14 unique rooms.

We Are Family @ National Portrait Gallery / until 7th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: open daily 10:00-18:00 (Thursday and Friday until 21:00)

@ National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE

Free entry

www.mccain.co.uk
www.npg.org.uk

McCain is celebrating the diversity of British families in a snapshot display which showcases the reality of family life in 2017. 👪👨‍👦

The pop-up display, which features a melting pot of families from across Britain, celebrates some of the unique setups that exist today from multi-generational living, to single parents and traditional family units across varying demographics, age ranges and ethnicities.

The exhibition aims to address the misrepresentation of real families in today’s society. No filters, no stereotypes, just the joyful reality of families shot in and around mealtimes. No matter how diverse the families of today may be, uniting over food is the one thing they all have in common.

Discover a collection of stunning family portraits shot by renowned photographer, Siân Davey, who travelled the UK to capture intimate photography of British families and their individual stories.

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