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Missoni Art Colour @ Fashion and Textile Museum / until 4th September 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 11am–6pm
Thursdays until 8pm
Sundays, 11am–5pm
Closed Mondays

@ Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

Tickets: £9 book online

www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/missoni-art-colour
www.missoni.com/experience/us/moment/on-show-missoni-art-colour

In partnership with The Woolmark Company and organized by the MA*GA Art Museum, the new exhibition MISSONI, ART, COLOUR includes over 40 paintings by European artists from the 20th century, such as Gino Severini, Lucio Fontana and Sonia Delaunay, who have influenced the creative process of Missoni over the course of its long creative, cultural and artistic journey.

The works of art on display are drawn from the MA*GA Museum and from private collections in Italy with many have never been previously shown in the UK.

The exhibition showcases a large selection of looks created since 1953 by Rosita Missoni and from 1997 by Angela Missoni as well as previously unseen textile studies, paintings and Arazzi Ottavio Missoni.

Elizabeth Afternoon Tea @ London Eye / 23rd July – 31 August 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: midday – 4.30pm

@  The London Eye, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB

Tickets: £59 book online

www.londoneye.com/tickets-and-prices/experiences

In honour of The Queen’s 90th birthday the Coca-Cola London Eye are launching a limited-edition afternoon tea, which includes an exclusive themed afternoon tea served in the Riverside Rooms (overlooking the Eye). The themed tea will be followed by a trip on the London Eye, which has its very own Queen Elizabeth Coronation capsule.

Visitors can take in a number of iconic views from the London Eye all related to reigning monarch including Buckingham Palace, the Elizabeth Tower (the tower which houses Big Ben), the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Southbank Centre and the Golden Jubilee Bridge.

The Elizabeth Afternoon Tea at Riverside Rooms experience includes a 90-minute afternoon tea and a 30-minute rotation on the Coca-Cola London Eye.

The ‘Elizabeth Afternoon Tea’ Sample Menu

Sandwiches:

  • The Windsor – smoked honey roast ham with cheddar cheese and tomato chutney
  • The Buckingham – roast chicken with grain mustard mayonnaise
  • The Traditional – cucumber and cream cheese with dill and chives
  • The Balmoral – Scottish smoked salmon with cream cheese

Scones:

Coronation Treats – Freshly baked fruit and plain scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam

Cakes:

  • The Mustique Cake – Passion fruit and coconut macaroon with a mango ganache
  • The Peggy Cake (named after Her Majesty’s first pony, given to her by
    King George V) – apple honey teacakes
  • The Mountbatten cake (Phillip Mountbatten – Prince Philip) – classic Battenberg cake
  • The Lilibet Cake (the Queen’s name when she was little) Pistachio financier cake dipped in white chocolate and dandelion sherbet

Mona Hatoum @ Tate Modern / until 21st August 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Sun–Thu 10am–6pm
Fri–Sat 10am–10pm

@ Tate Modern, Bankside London SE1 9TG

Tickets: £14.50 book online

www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/mona-hatoum

Mona Hatoum creates a challenging vision of our world, exposing its contradictions and complexities. Hot Spot is a steel cage-like neon globe which buzzes with an intense, mesmerising yet seemingly dangerous energy. Elsewhere electricity crackles through household objects, making the familiar uncanny.

This is the first major survey of Hatoum’s work in the UK, covering 35 years from her early radical performances and video pieces, to sculptures and large-scale installations. Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, she settled in England in 1975.

Through the juxtaposition of opposites such as beauty and horror, Hatoum engages us in conflicting emotions of desire and revulsion, fear and fascination.

Immerse yourself in the work of one of the most important artists working today.
One of the most important and powerful artists of her generation finally gets the big British show she deserves.

Friday Late Spectacular: Display @ Wellcome Collection / Friday 6th May 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:00 – 23:00

@ Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

Free entry

www.wellcomecollection.org/events/friday-late-spectacular-display

An intimate evening of dance and sound to explore what it means to display and to be on display.

What do you choose to look at, what details do you pay attention to and what does this say about you? Sound and performance will be woven into the fabric of the building’s spaces as Candoco Dance Company explores how much we choose to display about ourselves, what we reveal subconsciously and what remains hidden.

As exhibits for the evening, Candoco’s disabled and non-disabled dancers will perform throughout the building, asking us to consider the subtleties and complexities of what it means to be on display. How much will they dare to reveal? What will you choose to see?

Go and experience a different kind of Friday Late Spectacular as Candoco brings a fresh perspective to the spaces and objects. Prepare to move and to be moved.

This is a special late-night event with a bar running all night.

Talks:

  • 19.30 Show and Tell: The psychology of dancing and watching movement’ with Peter Lovatt (tickets available from 18.30)
  • 20.30 Nothing to See Here: Disability on display’ with Tom Shakespeare (tickets available from 19.30)
  • 21.30 The Truth Prevails: Decoding display to reveal what people really think’ with Patrick Fagan (tickets available from 20.30)

Workshop:

  • 20.00 and 21.00: Dance Like Nobody’s Watching (tickets available from 19.30 and 20.30)

Scheduled performance:

  • 19.30 and 21.30 Unknowing. Drop-in but first come, first served for headphones which will give you an intimate sound experience, getting you closer to the movement during the performance

Beer Mansion @ MC Motors (Dalston) / Friday 13 and Saturday 14th May 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 17:00-23:00

@ MC Motors, 28 Millers Avenue, Dalston, London E8 2DS

Tickets: £10 book online

www.brooklynbrewerymash.com/london/beer-mansion

Beer Mansion is a multi-room experience unlike any beer festival you’ve seen before. Join t M.C. Motors on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 to dive deep into the foibles and oddities of the wide world of beer.

Choose your own path as soon as your cross the threshold with a beer in hand. Plunge into the Barrel Aging Room with the inimitable Gabe Barry for a look inside the magic of barrels with some of our rarest and most experimental beers.

Rethink all things dank, bitter, and tropical in the IPA Room with some help from local brewing friends, a few bottles of our own, and a killer vinyl-only DJ. Grab a handful of food and beer pairing tips with Brooklyn Chef and Head of Culinary Programming Andrew Gerson and one of his most tactile dishes. You might even run into Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver prowling the grounds.

Step outside to the Courtyard for live music from The Graveltones and Messenger (streamed for the folks at home by Hotel Radio), games, fresh pizza from Voodoo Ray’s truck, and yes, you guessed it– more beer!

Your £10 ticket gains you access to the mansion, beers from Brooklyn Brewery and some local brewing friends, and plenty of other surprises. Just check your inhibitions at the door and be ready to explore anything.

Junkyard Golf @ Dray Walk (Brick Lane) / opening 12th May 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11am-11pm

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

Tickets: From £9.50 per person book online

www.junkyardgolfclub.co.uk

Three nine hole crazy golf course’s of weird and twisted junk, car booty and charity shop shizzle.

Navigate jacuzzis, slides, speed boats, wendy houses, cows and treadmills in search of the perfect round. Not to mention the mind-altering UV techo section DAFTWERK.

Choose to play one of three courses ‘FRANK’ (Putt Up Or Shut Up), ‘PEDRO’ (Polluted Paradise), or HELGA (In Da Club).

They’ve got FOUR bars, serving banging cocktails, like the Golf Lundgren or Who’s Your Caddy and two soon to be legenday STREET FOOD traders Barts Dog Kart and Big Grillie Style.

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Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers @ Barbican Art Gallery / until 19th June 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11am – 8pm (Thu & Fri until 9pm)

@ Barbican Art Gallery, Level 3, Barbican Centre, Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS

Tickets: £12 book online

www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery

Curated by the iconic British photographer Martin Parr, Strange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK.

From social documentary and portraiture to street and architectural photography, the exhibition celebrates the work of leading photographers, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand. Bringing together over 250 compelling photographs and previously unseen bodies of work, Strange and Familiar presents a vibrant portrait of modern Britain.

Street Feast launch weekend @ Dalston Yard / all summer 2016!!! 😎

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 5pm till midnight

@ Street Feast, Hartnell Street, Dalton, London E8 3DU

Tickets: free before 7pm, £3 after

www.streetfeastlondon.com/where/dalston-yard

Dalston Yard is BACK. The International Capital of Street Food returns this weekend with 16 fantastic traders, 12 brilliant bars and unrivalled vibes ALL SUMMER LONG on Fridays and Saturdays.

Start with a British aperitif at Kamm Shed, then eat your way around the yard with Venezuelan hot pockets from Petare, kimchi loaded Korean burritos at Kimchinary and modern Mexican tacos at Breddos Tacos. Finish with a serving of squidgy brownie bites at Bad Brownie.

Bar hop the single-spirit drinking dens for top shelf liquor and delicious cocktails. Ask Matt to mix you a Mai Tai at the Rum Shack, try 40 winning gins at the Gin Store or discover the Whisky 50 in the Whisky Bar (if you can find it).

After Hours Lates @ Natural History Museum / Friday 29th April 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 18:00-22:00

@ Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

Free entry and ticketed exhibitions, book online

www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/whats-on/programs/nhm/lates

Enjoy special events and late-night access to the exhibitions, galleries and shops.

Free events:
Exploring Deep Sea Vents, learn about surprising new species found in the deep sea and how Museum scientists study life in such extreme conditions.

Life on the Inside: Parasites, see some of the largest, longest and most gruesome specimens up close, and learn about them with their resident expert.

The Secrets of Reptiles – some reptiles have a remarkably long lifespan. The giant tortoise, for example, can live for around 100 years. But what is the secret to its longevity? Snakes have evolved powerful venom, but how has such extreme toxicity come about? Get a rare glimpse at specimens from the collection and speak to their Reptile Curator.

Don’t miss out – it’s your last chance to see Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015-16 and Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System after hours, as both photography exhibitions enter their final weeks.

Also, enjoy refreshments including cocktails, alcoholic milkshakes, lager, pale ale, red and white wine, Prosecco and soft drinks. Re-fuel with a selection of crackers and crisps, available at the bars. Find wraps, baguettes and sandwiches in the main café in the Blue Zone. Hot food is served at the Red Zone Deli.

Unrestricted View Film Festival 2016 @ Hen and Chickens Theatre / until 1st May 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ Hen and Chickens Theatre, 109 St Pauls Road, London, London N1 2NA

Tickets: from £7 book online

www.thehenandchickenstheatrebar.co.uk

www.unrestrictedview.co.uk

Unrestricted View in collaboration with FMW Films is a collective of award winning theatre and filmmakers. Established in 1997 to write and produce innovative and exciting new work. Combined the companies have produced over 20 plays, five new writing festivals, three feature films, two shorts and hundreds of comedy shows.

This is Unrestricted View’s first foray into Film Festivals and the team of passionate and active filmmakers aim to celebrate the very best in indie film-making from across the world, encouraging all aspects of independent film making to submit their entries. To enter, films had to have been completed after Jan 2014 and Web series completed after Jan 2013

Each film screening is individually ticketed giving audiences the chance to pick and choose which films catch their interest, keeping fees to a minimal cost (between £6 and £10) the organiser’s goal is for the festival to offer an affordable platform for new work, whilst aiming to grow the festival next year and beyond to include an ever wider selection of venues and films. For audience members keen to see as many films as they can, there are Festival Passes available for the whole week for £20

Held in this first year at The Hen & Chickens Theatre, an independent theatre and cinema space in Islington, North London, the festival will hold with screenings and workshops each day in the cinema upstairs while the pub below will be the networking and meeting space.

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