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Make the Future Live @ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park / Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Times: various

@ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ST

Tickets: free but make sure you book online

www.makethefuture.shell

Make the Future Live is about bright ideas for a lower-carbon energy future.

Here’s the challenge: Globally, we are using more energy than ever before. But we need innovative thinking to make that energy go further, and find cleaner energy solutions for a lower-carbon world. Great ideas come from conversation, collaboration, partnerships; great minds coming together.

That’s why they’re inviting you to Make the Future Live. Get involved, feel inspired, and help make the future.

Friday late: (from 6pm-10pm) for adults only!
Catering especially for over 18s, this unique event offers something different for those looking for Friday night fun.

Visitors will be treated to an exclusive live podcast recording on stage by Intelligence Squared, debating how London could become the world’s first carbon neutral city. Joining them are special guests; former Gadget Show presenter Jason Bradbury and comedic genius and all round entertaining guy, Richard Ayoade. Winning combination!

Guests can fill up on food and drinks served by local, independent food stalls and explore the festival after hours, with virtual reality experiences and some of the latest inventions that could change the way we live in the future.

www.makethefuture.shell/lates

Dalston food day – Spring edition @ 40FT Brewery / Saturday 20th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 12:00-23:00

@ 40FT Brewery, Bootyard, Abbott Street, London E8 3DP

Free entry

www.40ftbrewery.com

40FT Brewery are teaming up with Root & Bone magazine to celebrate their second Dalston Food Day – Spring edition!

Mouth watering traders this time round include:

Oyster Boy
Fatties Bakery
Newton & Pott Preserves
Nonna’s Gelato
The Dusty Knuckle Bakery
Cold & Blac
Merci Marie
Ampersand Cultured butter
Dalston’s Cola
WHET Bookshop
Blackwoods Cheese Company
Furanxo

And still life drawing with Nood in support of Made In Hackney Local Food Kitchen.

RSVP on Facebook.

Season launch late: This is our London @ Museum of London / Friday 19th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 7-10pm

@ Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN

Free entry

www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london/whats-on/season-launch-late

A free evening of performances, workshops, films and music to launch the City Now City Future season at the Museum of London.

Join for an evening to celebrate London as one of the most creative and diverse cities in the world. This free late event will launch City Now City Future, a year-long season at the Museum of London exploring what it means to live in a truly global city.

Discover London-based artist and community projects that explore what it means to be a Londoner today through fashion, style, food, music and film.

Music:
Second to None: Reprezent Radio 107.3FM featuring:
Jackal Wyfried
Ben Hauke
Joe Armon Jones and Maxwell Owin
Maxwell Owin and MC Pinty
Sub Luna City

Food:
Mazi Mas roaming restaurant (global food by migrant and refugee women)

With a Little Bit of Luck by Sabrina Mahfouz @ Roundhouse / Friday 9th June 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:30

@ Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH

Tickets: £16.95 book online

www.roundhouse.org.uk/whats-on/2017/the-last-word-festival/with-a-little-bit-of-luck

It’s 2001. Garage is the anthem of the UK. Nadia feels like it’s her time to shine.

A hot summer’s night of love promises endless possibilities. Swept up in drinking, dancing, hope, ambition, lust, greed… Nadia will make decisions that will determine the rest of her life.

Rhythmically underscored by your favourite UK Garage bangers. This is theatre you can rave to.

Sabrina Mahfouz brings all those garage music memories flooding back in her hit theatre show With A Little Bit of Luck. Following a sell-out run at The Last Word 2016, the show returns to the festival, this time turning our Main Space into a full-on garage rave with the help of sets from UK Garage legends DJ Luck and MC Neat, Mighty Moe of The Heartless Crew and DJ Steady.

Part of the Last Word Festival.

Neverland London @ Beach Fulham / until 3rd October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Wednesday Friday 6pm-11pm
Saturday 12pm-11pm
Sunday 12pm-9:30pm

@ Neverland London, Wandsworth Bridge Road, Fulham, London SW6 2TY

Tickets £5 including BYOB (bring your own drinks) reservations / queue jump, book online

www.neverlandlondon.com

A new venue for alfresco drinking and street food dining with its very own white sandy beach, set within palm trees, pastel painted beach huts, swings and summer cocktails. This affordable drinking experience welcomes people to enjoy the Thameside location with deck chairs and grass seating while covered feasting tables, daybeds and beach huts will be on hand to cater for the British summer.

Featuring a 20 metre beach, pop-up shops, street food traders from the likes of Le Rac Shack, The Duck Truck, Taco Dave along with churros and ice creams for those with a sweet tooth. Visitors can create their own cocktails from the Unleaded Bar or have mixologists compose drinks with the ‘Beach Butler’ service creating bespoke summer sunshine tipples.

Taking you on a journey to paradise as Fulham welcomes the first ever Thameside beach spot. A unique and affordable, alfresco, dining and drinking experience. Dine on long feasting tables under a canopy of flowers or bask in the summer sun in free-to-use deck chairs while soaking up the surrounding beach setting.

Group bookings can hire beach huts or day partybeds with the option of adding a personal ‘Beach Butler’ to create bespoke cocktails from the mixology trolley to complement the “bring your own” offering.

London’s best street food traders will be on hand to help soak up the boozy afternoons surrounded by palm trees, swings, grass and covered seating for all to use.

  • Group bookings of 6 or more have access to a beach hut (£40)
  • Groups of 12 to 25 have access to a day party bed (£60)
  • Petanque courts and beer pong tables are available to hire
  • Private hire bookings available

Find the perfect spot at Neverland London, a romantic alfresco drink for two under the stars, weekend family brunch in the sun, or friends for a party. Eat, drink and listen to music alongside the river Thames offering affordable, alfresco drinking and dining at its best.

Silicon Milkroundabout @ Old Truman Brewery / Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 1pm – 7pm

@ Old Truman Brewery, 85 brick lane, London E1 6QL

Free entry

www.siliconmilkroundabout.com/about

London’s tech job fair for Product Managers, Developers, Marketers and Designers. Have face to face conversations with hundreds of top tech companies based in London and beyond.

Featuring the capital’s most exciting and disruptive companies who are ready to hire for a wide range of roles.

Silicon Milkroundabout started life in London’s startup community. They held their first event in May 2011 in a local pub but they’ve come a long way since then. Now organising ever-larger events twice a year in London and beginning to expand to more cities around the world.

Their events are where the magic happens! They get the world’s most talented teams and jobseekers together, and watch the connections being made! Visit to see for yourself.

RSVP on Facebook.

Block Universe @ various venues / from 29th May to 4th June 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ Various venues including the Royal Academy of Arts and Somerset House, as well as unique locations across the capital

Tickets: various book online

www.blockuniverse.co.uk

Block Universe, London’s international performance art festival, is back for the third year running, from 29 May to 4 June 2017, with a programme of newly commissioned performances, UK premieres, talks and workshops.

Week long festival presenting work by some of the most exciting UK-based and international artists working in performance art today:
Eglė Budvytytė
Işıl Eğrikavuk
Liz Magic Laser
Nicole Bachmann
Rory Pilgrim
Stina Nyberg
Will Rawls
Young In Hong
Zadie Xa
Collaboration between Kim Coleman, Zoë Poluch and Cara Tolmie

In post-Brexit Britain, this year’s festival theme will explore ideas surrounding political bodies, both personal and public, addressing identity politics and notions of nationhood set against a changing socio-political landscape. Looking at networked communities and the power of collective voices, Block Universe will champion work that questions the status quo in divisive times.

With four UK premieres and five site-specific commissions in noteworthy settings across central London, the works include: choreography modelled on the Gwangju uprising taking place in the public square of the Royal Academy of Arts courtyard by Young In Hong; Stina Nyberg’s choreographic work questioning Swedish physical ideals from the 1920s through a visually described performance; Rory Pilgrim’s collaboration with a youth group exploring sci-fi robotic support systems of care set in a Quaker Hall; and Isil Egrikavuk’s performative dinner exploring parallels between Pluto’s demotion from our solar system with the UK’s exit from the EU, amongst others.

Listings on Facebook.

Spin Cycling Festival @ Kensington Olympia / 12th – 14th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Friday 1pm – 8pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

@ Olympia London, West Hall, Blythe Road Entrance, London W14 8UX

Tickets: from £10 book online

www.spinldn.com

Whether you’re a road cyclist, weekend warrior, super commuter, fixie fanatic, art-lover or coffee aficionado, you’ll find an event that is jam-packed with over 150 of the best cycling brands, bikes, kit and culture in one location!

What’s on:

Unique Shopping
Research and buy from a hand-picked selection of over 150 cycling brands from all corners of the globe.

Makers’ Lounge
Checkout the finest framework from London’s leading bike builders, joined by internationally-renowned custom-made pioneers from Denmark, Belgium, Scotland, Mexico and Germany.

Exclusive Artworks
Find something special for your walls with some of the best cycling prints and artworks on the market, from names including Eliza Southwood, Massif Central and The Fluffy Tractor.

Beer Mansion @ MC Motors / Friday 12th May and Saturday 13th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 5pm to 11pm

@ MC Motors, 28 Miller’s Ave, Dalston, London E8 2DS

Tickets: from £35 book online

www.brooklynbrewerymash.com/london

Fully immersive beer festival unlike any other. Bringing together some of Brooklyn Brewery’s favourite community friends for two days of floor-rattling beats, food, tech, art, games, a pinch of astonishment and of course, beer – the interactive, multi-room experience is a celebration of the wide world of beer and all it touches.

Brooklyn Brewery has created a different kind of beer festival. The usual tropes are here – a ticket to gain entrance, a glass for one’s beer and many tasty hand-crafted beers; but there is no massive white tent, no fluorescent lighting and no vacuous convention centre. Serving some of the brewery’s favourite beers; each room at the Beer Mansion will fit within a unique flavour profile relating to the beer that they’ll be pouring, getting guests to think deeper about what they’ll be drinking and why it tastes like it does.

Crossing the threshold, with beer in hand – guests will choose their own journey through the five rooms of Beer Mansion. Whether they bask in the tropical haven of the Tart of the Tropics room complete with fruit-forward tropical beers, palm trees, and Hawaiian shirts, or are plunging into the gothic, roasty, and toasty Dark Room – everyone welcomed at the Beer Mansion can be sure to encounter plenty of oddity and perhaps even the elusive Brooklyn Brew Master Garrett Oliver, who’ll be flying over from New York especially for the occasion.

Not wanting to keep all the fun to themselves, Brooklyn Brewery has enlisted the help of local brewing friends as well as international sister breweries to serve up their finest beers, including:

40 ft Brewery
Redchurch Brewery
Forest Road Brewing Company
Thornbridge Brewery
Nya Carnegie
EC Dahls

Bringing some bite to the experience, neighbourhood food favourites will also be there – with Voodoo Ray’s serving up slices and quesadilla connoisseurs Killa Dilla adding some Mexican heat; whilst Andrew Clarke (founder of Glandstonbury and currently Chef Director at Brunswick House & the soon to launch Bastien) will be creating all kinds of surprising food and beer combinations.

Balance Festival @ Old Truman Brewery / Friday 12th until Sunday 14th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10am-7pm

@ The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

Tickets: from £24 book online

www.balance-festival.com

Balance brings together well-travelled foodies, world-class fitness trainers, awe-inspiring yogis, and real people who share a common vision — to achieve a better self. There’s no better way to welcome the summer than with an event that celebrates the good stuff in life.

Sweat:
Be introduced to a whole host of London’s best fitness offerings, from Another Space, Equinox and Barry’s Bootcamp to Boom Cycle, F45, Xtend Barre and Triyoga. Discover new workouts with taster sessions, or go all out with a Balance signature collision-style workout, paring two different instructors from completely different disciplines to create a workout perfectly choreographed to a live DJ set.

Learn:
Master the art of healthy cooking in the Live Cooking Theatre. Expect plant-based workshops from Bettina Campolucci of Bettina’s Kitchen, learn all there is to know about fermented foods with Irena Macri of Eat Drink Paleo, or find out how to use turmeric three ways with The Flexi Foodie, Julie Montagu. Join the ultimate Fitness Feast hosted by Zanna Van Dijk, and also featuring Healthy Chef Steph, The Food Medic, and Clean Eating Alice.
The Fitness Line-Up

Mind:
Forget what you thought you knew about meditation and get over your barriers with mindfulness. Learn how best to live in the moment and enjoy a more fulfilling life balance, with guided practice from the likes of Vedic Meditation expert Will Williams and inspirational talks on everything from body image to self-empowerment with experts such as global yogi and wellness warrior Michael James Wong and motivational speaker Jody Shield.

Music:
Whether it’s drum and bass that gets your heart racing, or soulful melodies that help you find your flow, the diverse music line-up at Balance Festival has a set for every session. They’ve got everything from old-school rock-n-roll, to R&B, deep house, techno, and ska. Work up a sweat or relax and chill out to the best tunes around.

Eat:
Mouth-watering menus designed by some of the UK’s best chefs and healthy restaurants. Discover the medicinal properties of wholefoods with Dale Pinnock ‘The Medicinal Chef’ and savour healthy food-to-go with Stephanie Johnson’s Pollen + Grace. The avo-crazy are in for a treat with Avo Kitchen, solely serving gourmet variations of avocado on toast. For the particularly ravenous, you can’t beat a good burger – healthy and hearty from the BGR Shop.

Drink:
Premium protein brand Neat Nutrition will be providing post workout replenishment in their Refuel Café. You can also pull up a stool at the deliciously different dairy free MXLK Bar, and Ozone Coffee Roasters will be sharing their insights on the best nut milk pairings for your coffee. Fancy something harder? Balance Festival has got you covered, with bars dedicated to some of the finer things in life: prosecco and oysters and the best in artisan gin. After all, a little of what you fancy…

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