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Thursday, June 5 2014

First Thursday – live paint party @ Rockwell House / Thursday 5th June 2014

First Thursday at Rockwell HouseTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 18:30-23:00

@ Rockwell House, 10-14 Hewett Street, London EC2A 3NN

Free entry


Kicking off the first First Thursday events at Rockwell House.

Join for a night of great music, tasty food and fantastic artwork!

Wednesday, June 4 2014

#UNCOMPROMISE series @ #guardiancoffee (Boxpark Shoreditch) / Wednesday 4th June 2014


Doors: 18:30-20:30

@ Boxpark Shoreditch, 2 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6HT

Free, book online


As part of the latest campaign for Microsoft Surface, there are four events taking place in June in association with the Guardian.

Surface is inspiring the next generation of ‘renegade professionals’ – multi-talented individuals who set their own boundaries and live a life of fewer compromises. A new breed of people who are redefining the rules to get more out of life. People who are motivated and ready to take the leap and launch a new business idea or develop a personal project.

Each event will see industry professionals and experienced renegades offer invaluable advice, answer questions, and talk through their personal experience.

The events cover:
- Getting investment (4th June)
- Facing adversity (11th June)
- Standing out from the crowd (18th June)
- Getting connected (25 June)

Tuesday, June 3 2014

Free pop-up cinema screenings @ Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens / June and July 2014

Free pop-up cinema screenings at Vauxhall Pleasure GardensTIME AND PLACE:

Times: arrive at 19:00 to secure your place, films start after sunset

@ Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens (entrance on Kennington Lane), London SE11 5HY



This summer Vauxhall Village are holding six free pop-up cinema screenings. With films ranging from pop-culture classic Mean Girls to laugh out loud comedy Alan Partridge; Alpha Papa, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Vauxhall Pleasure Garden’s is right in the heart of Vauxhall, secluded enough to enjoy the film in peace but with great transport links to stumble home afterwards.

Take a blanket from home or hire one for just £2.50, and snuggle up with your loved ones under the stars on a summer night. You can also rent a Vauxhall Village deck chair for £5 to watch the film in true luxury; with every deck chair you will receive a free bag of Propercorn, because nothing goes better with a film than tasty popcorn.

Along with Propercorn, refreshments will be available to buy from their on-site Kopparberg bar and if you fancy something to eat, there will also be a smorgasbord of London top street food vendors.

Tuesday 3rd June – Best in Show
Tuesday 10th June – Mean Girls
Tuesday 17th June – Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
Tuesday 8th July – Slumdog Millionaire
Tuesday 15th July – This Is Spinal Tap
Tuesday 22nd July – The Big Lebowski

Monday, June 2 2014

Free Range @ The Old Truman Brewery / until 14th July 2014

Free Range 2014 LogoTIME AND PLACE:

Fri–Sun 10:00-19:00 Mon 10:00-16:00
Private views Thu 18:00-22:00

@ The Old Truman Brewery, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury St, London E1 6QR


Over a hundred creative industry courses and 3,000 students exhibit their work over five disciplines: design, fashion, photography, art and design and interiors and architecture.

30th May-2nd June and 6th-9th June

Fashion (invitation only, request tickets)
5th-9th June

13th-16th June and 20th-23rd June

Art and design
27-30th June and 4th-7th July

Interiors and architecture
11th-14th July

Sunday, June 1 2014

Black Cat Cabaret @ London Wonderground / from June – September 2014


21:30 (show then afterparty till 12:30)

@ London Wonderground, Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX

Tickets: £19:50-£24:50 book online


Black Cat Cabaret draws inspiration from the Absinthe-soaked underworld of Montmartre in its 1920s heyday, featuring a company of mad musicians, alluring acrobats, decadent dancers and comic characters – brought to life by the intoxicating spirit of the moon.

The uniquely theatrical cabaret spectacular combines the very best cabaret has to offer, crossing the polished high skills of high-end shows such as La Soiree, with the anarchic hellfire humour and musical sensibilities of the Boom Boom Club.

Friday, May 30 2014

Street Feast @ Dalston Yard / Friday 30th May 2014

Street Feast at Dalston YardTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 17:00–00:00

@ Street Feast, Hartwell Street, London E8 3DU

Free before 19:00 £3 after


This weekend drink serving pint-sized cocktails and craft beers with London’s greatest food stalls.

Every weekend (Friday and Saturday) until 27th September. With new mini ‘Dalston Yard Diners’ from Pizza Pilgrims and B.O.B’s Lobster, a rotating line up of your favourite street food traders, more covered rainproof areas than ever before and the return of The Gin Store (with a selection of over 30 gins), Street Feast has your summer well and truly sorted.

Street Feast 30 and 31 May

Thursday, May 29 2014

Bailey’s Stardust @ National Portrait Gallery / until 1st June 2014

Bailey’s Stardust at National Portrait GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Sat-Wed 10:00-18:00
Thu-Fri 10:00-21:00

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

Tickets: £14.50 book online


David Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. As well as new work, this landmark exhibition includes a wide variety of Bailey’s photographs from a career that has spanned more than half a century.

Wednesday, May 28 2014

Everything All At Once / 15Folds Gallery / until Thursday 29th May 2014

Everything All At Once at 15Folds GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 09:00-18:00

@ 15Folds Gallery (formerly White Cube), 48 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB

Free entry


An I.R.L Gif exhibition supported by Dazed and Confused and Lyst. Promising to be a unique viewing experience and a first in the way Gif art has been viewed in a gallery setting.

Tuesday, May 27 2014

BoxedIN @ Boxpark Shoreditch / Tuesday 27th May 2014

BoxedIN at Boxpark ShoreditchTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:00-21:00

@ Boxpark Shoreditch, 2 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6HT



An evening of spoken word, open mic and acoustic music is back in an excellent environment for budding-poets to share their craft.

Monday, May 26 2014

Die Roten Punkte – Kunst Rock (Art Rock) @ Soho Theatre / Tuesday 3rd June – Sunday 8th June 2014

Die Roten Punkte at Soho TheatreTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 21:30

@ Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

Tickets: from £10 book online


Astrid and Otto are Die Roten Punkte. Orphaned as kids when Astrid was 12 and Otto was nine, the brother and sister duo found shelter in a Berlin squat and never rockin’ looked back. A Die Roten Punkte gig is a wild, rock ‘n’ roll cabaret ride, full of hilarious, truly catchy and award winning pop songs, constantly interrupted by the squabbling of the dysfunctional siblings.

Fresh from their European dates with Amanda Palmer and sell out shows in Edinburgh, Montreal and Melbourne, Berlin’s Prince and Princess of Indie Rock and Europop are in London to unleash their album ‘Kunst Rock (Art Rock)’. Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords, say “Hallo!” to your new favourite band.