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Wednesday, June 11 2014

Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle @ London / Saturday 9th August 2014

Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle at London 01TIME AND PLACE:

From: all day

@ Various areas around London and eight miles of traffic free roads

Completely free!!!


A brilliant opportunity to get the whole family together to experience the fun and freedom of cycling around an eight-mile traffic-free circuit in central London.The route features many of the capital’s world-famous landmarks, from Buckingham Palace in the west to the Tower of London in the east via the Houses of Parliament and St Paul’s. London’s greatest sights will create an inspiring backdrop for a memorable day of cycling.

Enjoy music and entertainment all the way along the traffic-free route as you pass music zones, music bikes, bands on bikes, stilt bicycles, Penny Farthings, stagecoaches and rickshaws.

Bike doctors will be on hand in case you have any technical problems.

- Ramp & Try Out Park with BMX and mountain-bike demos and workshops
- Bling-Your-Bike zone with many accessories to customise a bike
- Pedal-powered juice bar – ride the bike and make yourself a juice!
- TfL Workshop Stage – sessions on healthy living, art, design and more
- Pedal-powered Garden Party with music, lights and bubble machine

Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle at London

Tuesday, June 10 2014

Tauba Auerbach: The New Ambidextrous Universe @ ICA / until 15th June 2014

Tauba Auerbach - The New Ambidextrous Universe at ICATIME AND PLACE:

Tue-Sun 11:00-23:00 Thu until 21:00

@ Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Entry: with £1 day membership


First solo exhibition in the UK by San Francisco-born, New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach, who works in a wide variety of media including sculpture, photography, painting, weaving and book design. Auerbach takes a highly innovative approach to mechanical processes and colour.

Her ICA show features newly created sculptures and photographs which take as their starting point the scientific principles of symmetry and reflection as a means to hint at an alternate, mirror universe.

Monday, June 9 2014

Lili la Scala: Siren @ London Wonderground / 21st June 2014

Lili la Scala Siren at London WondergroundTIME AND PLACE:

Show: 19:30

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

Tickets: £13.50 book online


Fresh from the her most recent international tour, the darling chanteuse of cabaret Lili la Scala launches herself into London with her international hit sell-out show Siren.

Essex-born Lili La Scala is a firmly established cabaret gem. Her first onstage performance was at the tender age of 18 months, dressed in a sparkly silver all-in-one – a trend that has long continued. She took to it like a 1940s starlet to bright red lipstick. She studied opera at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, moved on to street performance and burlesque, before wowing people from London to New Zealand with her captivating cabaret.

Siren, which has most recently playing to thunderous applause and excellent reviews in Adelaide, blends Lili’s classical roots with dark eclectic songs in a theatrical voyage through salt-sprayed music in the key of sea. Found songs, from the poetry of Masefield to the music of Tom Waits intertwine with bewitching, haunting and mesmeric stories as Lili presents her collection of timeless, beautiful siren songs.

Saturday, June 7 2014

adidas Skate Jam @ The Courtyard / Saturday 7th June 2014

adidas Skate Jam at The CourtyardTIME AND PLACE:

Open: 13:00-19:00

@ The Courtyard, Space Studios, London Fields, London E8 3RH

Free entry


The UK’s leading skate stores do battle in the Skate Jam competition judged by the adidas global skateboard team.

adidas riders including  Benny Fairfax and Chewy Cannon get to grips with the bespoke skate park for a one-off skate jam showcase.

License 2 Trill x LOUD @ Hoxton Basement / Saturday 7th June 2014

License 2 Trill x LOUD at Hoxton BasementTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:00–06:00

@ Hoxton Basement, 12-18 Hoxton Street, London N1 6NG London

Tickets: £7 advance £15 on the door


Licence 2 Trill and LOUD join forces to bring you the best warehouse rave in London.

Jeremiah Valentino (D.E.F)
Illustrious One
+ Special guests

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.