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Thursday, December 20 2012

Herrods Xmas Bizzare @ By Waterloo Station / Until Monday 24th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Thurs 20TH
18:30 – 21:00

Normal Opening
11:00 – 18:00

@ 95 – 96 Lower Marsh,
London, By Waterloo Station
SE1 7AB

Entry: £FREE

www.aprovocateur.co.uk

If your tired of Xmas shopping or just want a night out take a look at the Herrods Xmas Bizarre going down in the heart of Waterloo.

A collection of London’s talented artists bring a pop up store to Lower Marsh, have a stroll through and take a sneak peek at what they have on offer.

Remi Rough
Born to Kiln
T.Wat
Matti
Rowan Newton
and More…

Running till Monday 24th December, catch it while you can

A glimpse of whats inside.

Crystal Culture @ The Alibi / Thursday 20th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 21:00 – 03:00

@ The Alibi, 91 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2PB

Free entry

www.crystalculture.co.uk

Crystal Culture kicks off the new night based in the popular Alibi venue with a banging lineup of House, Bass and Footwork all night!

DJs:
Pedro 123 (B.YRSLF / Get Some)
Chesslo Junior (WotNot Music)
Elsewhere (Liminal Sounds)
Richard Aki (Hyponik / Get Some)

Wednesday, December 19 2012

Disco on Ice @ Somerset House / Wednesday 19th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: 20:00 – 23:30 (sessions are taken in slots)

@ Somerset House, Strand, London EC2R 1LA

Tickets: from £18.75 book

www.somersethouse.org.uk

Dance and skate all night to disco hits from the 60s onwards. Lovesick Presents Disco on Ice is the perfect way to get into Christmas cheer.

If you’re not an expert skater relax and be dazzled by professional skaters amazing the audience all night.

Book your tickets now!

The APART London Winter Exhibition @ The Old Sorting Office / until Thursday 20th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11:00 – 19:00

@ The Old Sorting Office, 222 – 224 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2RH

Free entry

www.ap-art.co.uk

Apart was opened by Adrian Palengat in London in December 1999. Known for its early work with a significant number of established artists and for its playful, pop influenced eye, the gallery has more recently become known for its overseas show programme, with its shows in Europe, Asia and the United States. The gallery has operated as a fulltime popup since 2006.

Tuesday, December 18 2012

Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 @ Victoria & Albert Museum / until 6th January 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: 10:00 – 17:45

@ Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Tickets: £10 book

www.vam.ac.uk

Displayed over two floors, Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 will feature more than 60 ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers.

The exhibition will cover over 60 years of a strong British design tradition that continues to flourish. Eveningwear from the V&A’s vast collection, by designers including Victor Stiebel, Zandra Rhodes, Jonathan Saunders and Hussein Chalayan, will be on show alongside dresses fresh from the catwalk shows of Alexander McQueen, Giles Deacon, Erdem and Jenny Packham.

Horniman Museum and Gardens / Tuesday 18th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Open:
Museum
Daily 10:30 – 17:30 (closed 24 – 26 December)

Gardens
Monday – Saturday 7:30 – sunset
Sunday 8:00 – sunset (closed 25 December)

@ Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

www.horniman.ac.uk

Free entry

Founded in 1901, the Horniman Museum and Gardens in south London houses nationally regarded collections in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments, as well as an aquarium.

With over 16 acres of landscaped gardens offering dramatic views of London, and a year-round programme of exhibitions, activities and events, the Horniman offers visitors of all ages an inspiring window on the world.

Monday, December 17 2012

Treasures Collection @ Natural History Museum / Monday 17th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: 10:00 – 17:30

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

Free entry

www.nhm.ac.uk

Treasures in the Cadogan Gallery will show 22 special exhibits chosen from 70 million specimens and artefacts in our collections. Each has a fascinating story to tell and was selected by our scientists to represent the Museum’s scientific, aesthetic, historical, social and cultural worth. They span 4.5 billion years of nature.

Sunday, December 16 2012

A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance @ Tate Modern / until 1st April 2013

TIME AND PLACE:

Open: Check the website
Sunday – Thursday 0:00 – 18:00
Friday – Saturday 10:00–22.00

@ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Entry: £10 book

www.tate.org.uk

This exhibition will take a new look at the dynamic relationship between performance and painting since 1950. Contrasting key paintings by Jackson Pollock and David Hockney, the exhibition considers two different approaches to the idea of the canvas as an arena in which to act: one gestural, the other one theatrical. The paintings of the Vienna Actionists or the Shooting Pictures of Niki de St Phalle will be re-presented within the performance context that they were made, and juxtaposed with works by artists such as Cindy Sherman or Jack Smith that used the face and body as a surface, often using make-up in work dealing with gender role-play. The exhibition proposes a new way of looking at the work of a number of younger artists whose approach to painting is energised by these diverse historical sources, drawing upon action painting, drag and the idea of the stage set.

Saturday, December 15 2012

Night Slugs Allstars Winter Rave @ XOYO / Saturday 15th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 21:00 – 03:00

@ XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AP

Entry: £12 book online

The Night Slugs crew are back at east London turf for an all-out, All Stars party.

The core crew L-VIS, BOK BOK, GIRL UNIT and JAM CITY are joined by a very special guest the mighty and ever inspiring SOUNDSTREAM playing live.

DJs:
BOK BOK
L-VIS 1990
JAM CITY
GIRL UNIT
Special Guest – SOUNDSTREAM live

 

Friday, December 14 2012

Protein Christmas Market @ Hewett Street / from Friday 14th December to Sunday 16th December 2012

TIME AND PLACE:

Open:
Friday 12:00-18:00
Saturday and Sunday 12:00-18:00

@ Protein, Hewett Street, London EC2A 3NN

Free entry

www.18hewettstreet.co.uk

Get ready for Mince pie popcorn, edible Christmas cards, Bompas & Parr ouija board tea towels, Choco Smoked Walnut, super special Christmas pudding from St. John, mouth watering pickles, sriracha, kimchi and jerky from F.A.T., bad boi salami hampers, world’s best food magazines, bottled Christmas booze, craft beer and fine wines, Good & Proper Tea and much more!