IncrEdibles @ Kew Gardens / until 3rd November 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: from 09:30 to around 18:00 daily

@ Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Road, Richmond, London, Surrey TW9 3AB

Tickets: from £16 book online

www.kew.org

Take a voyage through surprising edible plants this summer. Imaginative, informative and fun, IncrEdibles activities are set against the beautiful backdrop of Kew, where boating, barbecues and botany come together.

Including:
– Tutti Frutti boating experience with Bompas & Parr (ends 1st September)
– Rose Garden Tea Party
– Global Kitchen Garden

East End Film Festival @ Hackney Picturehouse / until Wednesday 10th July 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various times

@ Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, London E8 1HE

Tickets: see website

www.picturehouses.co.uk

The East End Film Festival returns to Hackney Picturehouse with a line-up of some of the boldest, most challenging new films in world cinema. With a focus on first and second features, and films that challenge and surprise, EEFF 2013 will feature some of the most exciting new voices in film from the UK and elsewhere.

The Discovery of Paris @ Wallace Collection / until 15th September 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10:00 – 17:00

@ Wallace Collection,  Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN

Free entry

www.wallacecollection.org

An exhibition celebrating the irresistible lure of Paris for British painters. Featuring the watercolours of JMW Turner, Thomas Girtin and Richard Parkes Bonington, the show reveals how potent a subject the city was to the artists of the nineteenth-century.

Live by the Lake @ Kenwood House / from Friday 23rd August until Sunday 1st September 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: various times

@ Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR

Tickets: from about £30 book online

www.livebythelake.co.uk

Kenwood open-air events have been a highlight of London summers since 1951. Returning for 2013, Kenwood House Concerts Season bring you the best of popular and classical music.

More than a series of concerts, Live By The Lake will take place by the edge of a lake, with London’s most regal 18th century stately home as a backdrop.

Events:
Friday 23 August, Suede supported by Teleman
Saturday 24 August, Choral Greats
Sunday 25 August, Keane supported by Laura Mvula
Friday 30 August, Singin’ in the Rain
Saturday 31 August, Opera Alfresco
Sunday 1 September, An Evening of Gershwin starring Michael Ball

Sadler’s Sampled @ Sadler’s Wells / from Saturday 22nd June to Sunday 7th July 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various times

@ Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN

Tickets: from £8

www.sadlerssampled.com

Sadler’s Wells is launching Sadler’s Sampled a new pop up festival for London featuring dance, live music, art, films and workshops.

Enjoy some of the best dance around – from hip hop to ballet, contemporary to tango, for less than the price of a cinema trip.

Shows:
Made at Sadler’s Wells (Sat 22 and Sun 23 June)
Rosas & Ictus Drumming (Tue 25 and Wed 26 June)
Sampled (Fri 28 and Sat 29 June)
Hofesh Shechter (Wed 3 to Sun 7 July)

Cinematique! Student Film Festivals @ Roxy Bar & Screen / Saturday 22nd June 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: from 19:00

@ Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB

Free entry

www.cinematique.co.uk

Expect a night of student filmmaking from the comfort of Roxy’s plush leather couches, keynote speeches from industry talent, live music from emerging artists and the opportunity to mingle with UK’s emerging talent.

Entry is free and drink deals will allow an evening in which creative collaborations and friendships can be formed without breaking the bank.

Open City Docs Festival @ Vatious Locations / Thursday 20th – 23rd June 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Multiple Dates
Check Programme

@ Various Locations

Entry: Tickets Buy Here

www.opencitydocsfest.com

Spanning four­days (20­23 June 2013), this year’s Open City Docs programme of 100+ films includes world premieres, exceptional masterclasses and a grand jury of award­winning directors, producers and authors. The festival takes place at numerous venues across London including the Open City Docs’ special cinema tent, The Bloomsbury Theatre, The Hackney Picturehouse, and venues around University College London campus.

Open City Docs Fest nurtures the next generation of filmmaker by running workshops and screenings throughout the year across London, and is highly accessible ­ tickets start from just £6. Bold programming includes a discussion on the rise of interactive docs, a focus on where drama meets documentary and films from every corner of the globe.

Open City Docs is screening the much­anticipated Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer at The Bloomsbury Theatre at this year’s festival, bringing the sheer devastating power of their art to life and illuminating the ongoing political struggles in the domains of gender and social equality.

Check out the multiple screening and workshops going on. Programme

The End Of The World Party @ Village Underground / Friday 21st June 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:00 – 03:00

@ Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London EC2A 3PQ

Entry: from £13 book online

www.endworldparty.com

The End Of The World Party is about living tonight as if it’s your last night ever. No holding back. No inhibitions. No regrets. No hangover.

We pretend like the world is ending and throw the party to end all parties. Do what you always wanted to do. Be who you always wanted to be. And dance until you explode.

Zoo lates @ London Zoo / Friday 21st June 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: various times

@ More London Riverside (between London Bridge and Tower Bridge), London SE1 2DB

Tickets: Fill price £25, save 40% booking online in advance

www.zsl.org

Every Friday night in June and July, London Zoo opens after hours and invites you to explore the wilds of the ultimate urban jungle.

Monkeys go ape and birds of paradise strut their stuff with animal talks, improvised comedy, twisted cabaret, roving performances, pop up bars, street food festival, acoustic stages, carousel rides, the incredibly short film festival and approximately 17500 creatures great and small.

Offering a place to relax and soak up the buzzing atmosphere of Zoo Lates, there will be a special selection of Bordeaux wines to enjoy in The Bordeaux Jardin du Vin, brand new for 2013 the garden wine bar with a difference will be nestled in the heart of the action.

Hush Puppies: Dog Days Rooftop Party @ Rockwell House / Saturday 22nd June 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: 13:00 – 19:00

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

Tickets: free apply online

www.facebook.com

The first of the free parties will start with a rooftop party. Hush Puppies are curating a rooftop party full of summer time essentials including music and food.

Guests are invited to take their own drinks to wash down the fine flavours of MEATLiquor, who will be serving their notorious American burgers and sliders.