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Goal Click and adidas Football @ BL-NK / until 10th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Wed 8am-5pm
The-Fri 8am until midnight
Sat 5pm until midnight

@ BL-NK, 25-27 Curtain Road, Hackney, London EC2A 3LT

Free entry

www.bl-nk.org

Goal Click is a new global football photography project whose mission is to bring together real football fans from every corner of the world through the power of photography. They have recently announced an exciting new partnership and photography exhibition with the official UEFA Euro 2016 sponsor, adidas.

The project aims to show football’s similarities and differences around the world, the issues, the passion and emotions it creates and the way football can unite people in unstable parts of the world. Photography will include Goal Click photos from countries around the world including Sierra Leone, Iraq, Russia, Serbia, Mexico and Rwanda, alongside the Goal Click LDN project which pays homage to football in London. The exhibition will also feature some of adidas’ current and historic products.

Appelsap Festival @ Flevopark in Amsterdam / 13th August 2016

TIME AND PLACE:ASAP16

Entry: 12pm – 11pm

@ Flevopark, Kramatweg, 1095 KE Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tickets: 39.00 EUR Book online

http://appelsap.net/festival/

Fat Joe, Section Boyz, Jazz Cartier, D.R.A.M., Kenny Dope, Benji-B, J.Rocc and Loyle Carner come to Appelsap Festival, Amsterdam. UK based DEVIATION, NOISEY and Dutch online music station RED LIGHT RADIO will host stages at the festival.

Holland’s largest Hiphop- and beats festival will take place on August 13th at Flevopark in Amsterdam. Besides music you can find a broad range of international cuisine and children’s activities at the festival.

Appelsap 2016, Full line up:

Mainstage

Fat Joe (US)

Jazz Cartier (CA)

Adje & Cho

Rotjoch United: Broederliefde, Mula B & Louis, Poke, Jozo, Josylvio, Boef.

Abstract

Noahs Ark Soldiaz; Hef, Murda, Def Major, Mario Kartel, Jonna Fraser. Ray Fuego

Drivah

FNMLAS

Lion Kojo

Noisey

Section Boyz (UK)

D.R.A.M. (US)

Loyle Carner (UK)

Rejjie Snow (IE)

Veldentaal (Bokoesam, Yung Nnelg & Idaly)

Bea1991

Zwart Licht

Elf Kid

AJ Tracey (UK)

Yung Internet

Grimeyard

Mairo Nawaz

Vic Crezée

FS Green

Deviation

Benji-B (UK)

Kenny Dope (US)

J. Rocc (US)

Lil Silva (UK)

Martelo (UK)

Josey Rebelle (UK)

Cinnaman

Elias Mazian

Carista

Mr. Nice Guy

Judah

Red Light Radio x BBQ

Awanto 3

Eaglemen

Edzon

Jeff Solo

Afrobot

Radical Hi-Fi

Luc

SIROJ

Appiah

Speedo: Dive In @ various pools around London / all summer 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ Barnet Coptall, Mile End, Crystal Palace, Kensington, Iron Monger Row, Oasis and Greenwich.

Free sessions, book your place

www.speedo.co.uk/dive-in

Speedo is running 10,000 free swim sessions at leisure centres across the country. With the help of qualified instructors you’ll discover the tips you need to refine your front crawl, fire up your fitness and take your swimming to the next level.

Dive In swim fitness sessions are running in London at sites including London Fields, Charlton Lido, Clapham, Greenwich, Crystal Palace, Kensington, Oasis LC and more.

Along with expert training advice, the sessions include instruction on how to use a variety of different training aids, such as flippers and power paddles!

Did you know?

  • Two thirds of London’s swimmers (68%) are unable to swim front crawl for more than four lengths (100m)
  • 1 in 3 adults (34%) are not confident in the water*

Dive In was launched in response to new research from Speedo, which revealed that only a third of Londoners can swim more than four lengths (100m) of front crawl proficiently, even though 65% of British adults recognise swimming as the best for a full body workout.

Mercure’s Great British Picnic @ Somerset House / Friday 17th June 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11:30am–8pm

@ Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House, London

Free, reserve your spot

www.picnicwithmercure.co.uk
www.facebook.com/MercureHotels

Mercure Hotels is inviting food lovers of all ages to join them to celebrate the great British tradition of the summer picnic, with a free event at London’s beautiful Somerset House.

As a sponsor of Picnic Week, Mercure Hotels will offer a fun-filled day out for families and friends of all ages – offering visitors a chance to relax in the sunshine, enjoy an alfresco bite to eat or take part in a range of activities perfect from wine tasting to playing some giant sized board game classics. Whether you’re looking for an après work sun-downer with friends, or a family day out with the little ones – there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Guests are welcome to take their own picnics along with them to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings of the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court at Somerset House.

There will be a fantastic range of Tom’s Kitchen picnic goodies for you to purchase on the day, as well as delicious Mercure Picnic Hampers by Tom’s Kitchen. Picnic hampers feature homemade baguettes, great classics like scotch eggs and delicious desserts. A deliciously refreshing bottle of Mercure ‘Picnic Perfect’ Prosecco is also available within some hampers and to purchase on the day, which has been exclusively selected by wine experts Susie Barrie and Peter Richards, from BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen.

Fun-filled activities and entertainment will be provided all day – including live music from acapella group, AfterParty live and interactive wine tasting with Susie and Peter, and plenty of fun and games for the little ones.

BBC Weather.

Books Unbound Literary Festival @ Godolphin and Latymer School / 25th and 26th June 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: all day

@ The Godolphin and Latymer School, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London W6 0PG

Tickets: around £10 and free events

www.booksunboundfestival.com

Set in the historic grounds of Godolphin and Latymer School in the heart of Hammersmith, Books Unbound Literary Festival offers something for everyone with two days of exciting talks across a wide range of topics set to educate, challenge and appeal to all interests. Alongside the literary sessions, join for additional activities including an art exhibition and our Saturday Night Book Jam – an evening of top music and comedy.

Berliner Pilsner @ The Soccer Lounge / showing every game between until 10th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ 5 O’Meara Street, SE1 1TE London

Free entry

www.facebook.com/thesoccerloungelondon

Berliner Pilsner presents: The best place to enjoy the Euros. Off the beaten track and nestled under a railway arch, Berliner Pilsner is asking fans of the beautiful game to place their trust in The Soccer Lounge where the beer flows and the football’s always on – this is the ultimate way to experience the Euros.

The lounge is taking up residence for one month in the best of venues, bringing the outside in, at a vault beneath London Bridge. Bringing a decidedly Eurotrash vibe to the bar, Berliner Pilsner is calling all to celebrate the best of football past and present – the goals and the glory, the misery and the mullets. Come on down and take a punt on your team. It might not be so bad after all.

And for the VIPs Berliner is providing an extra level of synthesised German-based enjoyment – Ze Deck Chair Experience. The 12 most exclusive seats in the house guarantee a good time, whether you’re winning or losing, as Berliner provides towels (to mark your spot, of course), sunscreen and a round of beers to get you going. Can’t say fairer than that, can you?

Berliner Pilsner has been a stalwart of Berlin culture since its introduction to the German Democratic Republic in 1963 and is brewed according to the German purity law and finished with yeast from its own pure breed. The beer’s label boasts the notorious Berlin Bear, a unique mascot and symbol of the capital that appears across Berlin in the form of ‘Berlin Buddy Bears’ – a symbol of tolerance and openness.

Electric Elephant @ The Garden Tisno festival site in Croatia / 7th until 11th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: all night and day!

@ The Garden, Tisno, Croatia

Tickets: £110 book online

www.electricelephant.co.uk

This year’s line-up boasts a diverse range of sounds across the electronic spectrum, including performances from Ame, Andrew Weatherall, Craig Charles, HVOB, Jacques Renault, Jane Fitz, Kerri Chandler, Laura Jones, Margaret Dygas, Maribou State, Mister Saturday Night, Optimo, Steffi, The Revenge, Todd Terry and many, many more.

The action starts at open-air club Barbarellas as preceeding festival Love International hands over the reigns to Electric Elephant with a joint party featuring Bicep, James Holroyd and Gatto Fritto. Then, from Thursday 7th July to Monday 11th July Electric Elephant takes control of The Garden Tisno with a stellar line-up, twice daily boat parties and a spectacular run of dusk to dawn parties at Barbarellas hosted by partners including A Love From Outer Space, Aus Music, Bicep’s Hot Tub Jamz, Gottwood, Lowlife, Nightmares on Wax, Secretsundaze and many more.

Boat parties feature acts including Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Bill Brewster, Boo Williams, Nightmares on Wax, Optimo, Mister Saturday Night and more. The final Boat Party tickets, priced at £25, are on sale now. Book your place at www.electricelephant.co.uk/tickets-and-packages/purchase-tickets

FOUND @ The Foundling Museum / until 4th Sep 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sat 10-17
Sun 11-17
Mon closed

@ The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ

Tickets: £10.25

www.foundlingmuseum.org.uk/events/found

Foundling Fellow Cornelia Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines to respond to the theme of ‘found’, reflecting on the Museum’s heritage.

Combining new and existing work with found objects kept for their significance, this major exhibition unfolds throughout the Museum, interacting with historic works in the Collection and with each other. Parker’s inspiration has in part been taken from the Museum’s eighteenth-century tokens – small objects left by mothers with their babies as a means of identification should they ever return to the Foundling Hospital to claim their child.

Artists participating in FOUND include: Ron Arad RA, Phyllida Barlow RA, Jarvis Cocker, Richard Deacon RA, Tacita Dean RA, Jeremy Deller, Edmund de Waal, Brian Eno, Antony Gormley RA, Mona Hatoum, Thomas Heatherwick RA, Christian Marclay, Mike Nelson, Laure Prouvost, David Shrigley, Bob and Roberta Smith RA, Wolfgang Tillmans RA, Marina Warner, Gillian Wearing RA and Rachel Whiteread. Twenty-two Royal Academicians have contributed to the show, echoing the role that the Foundling Hospital played in the development of the Royal Academy. Founded in 1739 to care for babies at risk of abandonment, the Foundling Hospital was supported by the leading artists of the day, many of whom donated work, thanks to the revolutionary involvement of the artist William Hogarth and the composer George Frideric Handel. The Royal Academy’s origins can be traced to the collective mobilisation of artists and the promotion of British art that took place at the Hospital during the eighteenth century.

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

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Sat–Wed 10am–6pm
Thu–Fri 10am–9pm

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

Tickets: from £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.

Splice Festival @ Rich Mix, Shapes, I’Klectik Art Lab, UAL/LCC Campus / until Sunday

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ Rich Mix, Shapes, I’Klectik Art Lab and UAL / LCC Campus

Tickets: £5 – £12.50 book tickets

www.splicefestival.com

UK’s only dedicated audiovisual performing arts festival bringing together a host of incredible and diverse artists from around the globe for a three-day feast of live cinema, audio/video remixing and visual music from both established and emerging artists with performances, workshops, talks and networking events.

Boasting a live AV performance by Cassetteboy as headline, the festival programme will also include a special DJ set by Plaid (Warp Records), a live AV remix set from Addictive TV, abstract visual electronica from Sculpture, bass heavy electro AV from Germany’s incite/, video turntablism from Solid Steel’s DJ Cheeba, live cinema from The Light Surgeons, plus music from Mexico’s Incognito Traveller (BBE records) and a selection of artists and VJs from across Europe.

Coldcut’s Matt Black (Ninja Tune), Cymatics expert Zach Walker and Leon Trimble host free workshops including a Beginners Guide to AV. The festival’s educational programme also features talks from Goldsmith’s University researcher Nuno Correia and British artist Zak Norman, known for his collaborations with Squarepusher.

Other confirmed acts include Bunq & Eb, Studio Asyzk, about:blank™, Magnetic Foragers, Overlap, Liam Roberts, Mark Pilkington and Merkaba Macabre and many more!

Founded by five leading practitioners of live video art and part-funded by the Arts Council England, SPLICE aims to engage, educate and entertain both existing and new audiences within this fast-growing cultural field.

Festival co-founder, Addictive TV’s Graham Daniels says “The live AV scene has steadily developed over the last decade and years ago there were very few of us creating AV performances, there were also virtually no platforms to showcase artists. Youtube and social media have changed all that and now with the right tools, creative minds everywhere are experimenting with this visual vocabulary. It’s fantastic to be doing this, Splice has been a long time coming!”

Part-funded by the EU’s Creative Europe programme, SPLICE is the UK branch of the wider EU cultural programme AV Node, linking 13 similar art and technology festivals across Europe, supporting and developing the fields of live video performance art. University of the Arts’ London College of Communication are also on board as a partner and other supporters of SPLICE include video technology pioneers QED Productions, visual software companies Resolume, MadMapper and VDMX and media partner Resonance FM.

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