Tag: events in london (page 1 of 34)

Marilyn, Flowers, Lips, Gun, Mirror, Cactus at Ordovas until 16 December 2017

Pop is a movement that has been explored and celebrated in many ways; Marilyn, Flowers, Lips, Gun, Mirror, Cactus approaches the concept from a new perspective – that of an immersive experience with a design element, to transform the way visitors interact with the gallery space and works on display.

Paintings by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and Tom Wesselmann are shown for the first time in the UK among a limited edition of Gufram’s iconic Cactus, specially commissioned for Ordovas.

www.ordovasart.com/exhibition/marilyn-flowers-lips-gun-mirror-cactus

Doors:
Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00
Sat 11:00-15:00

Location:
Ordovas, 25 Savile Row, London W1S 2ER

Price:
Free

Everything At Once at 180 The Strand until 10 December 2017

Store Studios is hosting an extensive off-site exhibition featuring 24 artists currently shown at Lisson Gallery in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

The stellar line-up presents work by a range of international artists like Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Marina Abramović, Cory Arcangel, Julian Opie, Richard Long, Lawrence Weiner and more, as well as featuring previous VF collaborators Haroon Mirza, Rodney Graham, Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg.

Housed in the striking brutalist environment at Store Studios – home to last year’s show-stopping music and film exhibition The Infinite Mix – Everything At Once probes the multi-sensory simultaneity of contemporary life, first articulated by John Cage in 1966, a year before Lisson Gallery opened its doors.

Neither chronological nor encyclopedic, the show will instead feature 45 interconnected works that exploit the full potential of the space, whether through installation, painting, sculpture, performance or sound.

www.thevinylfactory.com/news/everything-at-once-lisson-store-studios

Doors:
Tuesday – Saturday 12pm-7pm
Sunday 12pm – 6pm

Location:
Store Studios, 180 The Strand, London WC2R 1EA

Price:
Free entry

John Akomfrah Purple at Barbican Curve until 7 January 2018

British artist and filmmaker, John Akomfrah creates his most ambitious piece to date – an immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. 📹 📺

At a time when, according to the UN, greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are at their highest levels in history, with people experiencing the significant impacts of climate change, including shifting weather patterns, rising sea level, and more extreme weather events, Akomfrah’s Purple brings a multitude of ideas into conversation. These include animal extinctions, the memory of ice, the plastic ocean and global warming. Akomfrah has combined hundreds of hours of archival footage with newly shot film and a hypnotic sound score to produce the video installation.

www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2017/event/john-akomfrah-purple

Doors:
Sat – Wed 11am – 8pm
Thu and Fri 11am – 9pm

Location:
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Price:
Free!

National Youth Theatre Season: Jekyll & Hyde at Ambassadors Theatre until 6 December 2017

Everyone has another face they hide behind… The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey (Consensual, Girls Like That).

Classic tale of secrets, deceit and revenge will be brought to life by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging talent on one the West End’s most historic stages.

www.theambassadorstheatre.co.uk
www.nyt.org.uk/whats-on/jekyll-and-hyde

Doors:
19:30 and 14:30

Location:
Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, London WC2H 9NZ

Tickets:
From £19.50 book online

Halloween @ Junkyard Golf Club / 31st October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:00-22:30

@ Junkyard Golf Club, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

Tickets: £9.50 book online

www.junkyardgolfclub.co.uk

For one night only, Junkyard Golf Club will throw open its gates to a thrilling Day of the Dead celebration, which will immerse revellers in a Halloween experience like never before. Putters will come face to face with a series of spine-tingling performances as they make their way round Junkyard’s crazy golf wasteland which will undergo a macabre Mexican makeover for one night only. Performers on the line up include jugglers, unicyclists, LED hoopers and The Magic Ball Man.

Junkyard Golf Club is teaming up with el Jimador to transform its crazy golf labyrinth into a Day of the Dead scarefest of pant-wetting proportions. 🎃

If you’re brave enough you can expect scare actors, magicians and circus performers, all bringing the Day of The Dead festivities well and truly to life.

Putters are invited to sip on a selection of Junkyard’s chilling cocktails as they wind their way round some of the creepiest golf courses this side of hell.

Thrill-seekers are invited to don their best skull faces, pick up a club and explore the horrors that be in this Day of the Dead golfing freaky fiesta.

Illuminating India @ Science Museum / until 31st March 2018

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10.00–18.00

@ Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

Tickets: free and some exhibitions require tickets

www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/illuminating-india

Illuminating India is a season of exhibitions and events that celebrates India’s contribution to science, technology and mathematics. 🇮🇳

At its heart are two free major exhibitions: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation
and Photography 1857–2017. Respectively they present a kaleidoscopic history of scientific breakthroughs in India and a unique photographic survey of the country’s technological and cultural development.

The varied event season spotlights the diverse scientific and cultural fabric of India and includes film screenings, music and dance performances, conversations with experts and much more.

Exhibitions:

5000 Years of Science and Innovation

Photography 1857–2017

Halloween x VeryVeryWrongIndeed @ Ministry of Sound / Saturday 27th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 11pm-6am

@ Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, London SE1 6DP

Tickets:from £10.20 book online

www.ministryofsound.com

From a long background of warehouses, free beach parties in Ibiza, raves at DC10 and across Europe and the UK, VeryVeryWrongIndeed and its record label VeryVeryWrongIndeed Recordings are the end result of decades of work from of one of the UK’s underground heroes, Tim Sheridan.

A name synonymous with the wrongest parties, VeryVeryWrongIndeed presents a very special Halloween event at Ministry of Sound. Get ready for one of the biggest, craziest, loudest & most terrifying parties of the year.

😈 🎃 🌚 ⚰️ = HALLOWEEEEEEN

RSVP on Facebook.

Fahrelnissa Zeid @ Tate Modern / until Sunday 8th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Sunday to Thursday 10.00–18.00
Friday to Saturday 10.00–22.00

@ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Tickets: from £13.30 book online

www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/fahrelnissa-zeid

Trained in both Paris and Istanbul, Fahrelnissa Zeid was an important figure in the Turkish avant-garde d Group in the early 1940s and the École de Paris (School of Paris) in the 1950s. Her vibrant abstract paintings are a synthesis of Islamic, Byzantine, Arab and Persian influences fused with European approaches to abstraction. Many of her abstract works are monumental and demand attention.

Zeid’s reputation as an artist was cemented in the 1950s when she was living between London and Paris and exhibiting extensively internationally. The artist also began experimenting with painting on turkey and chicken bones, which she later cast in polyester resin panels evocative of stained-glass windows. In the later years of her life she unexpectedly returned to figurative painting, creating stylised portraits of her friends and family.

Indulge in Zeid’s obsession with line and dazzling colour in this exhibition. Rediscover one of the greatest female artists of the 20th century in this first major retrospective.​

The Terrible Infants @ Wilton’s Music Hall / until 28th October 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 7.30pm (3pm Wednesday and Saturday matinees)

@ Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley, Whitechapel, London E1 8JB

www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/331-the-terrible-infants

Les Enfants Terribles bring their multiple award-winning show, The Terrible Infants to the magical surroundings of Wiltons Music Hall for the first time.

Based upon a series of twisted tales, this fantastic spectacle blends puppetry, live music and story-telling into a highly sensory theatrical feast suitable for big kids and small grown-ups! Featuring narration from Dame Judi Dench.

Meet Tumb, the boy who eats his mum, Thingummyboy, with a face even his mother forgets, Little Linena, the material girl and of course little Tilly and her terrible tail. Roald Dahl meets Tim Burton in this hugely theatrical, funny, sad, silly, junk-filled, puppetry packed, dark, delicious, magical piece of performance.

This unforgettable 10th anniversary production follows the huge success of The Trench, The Vaudevillains and the Olivier Award-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground.

Oslo @ Harold Pinter Theatre / until 30th December 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:30 and 14:00

@ Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London SW1Y 4DN

www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/oslo-at-the-harold-pinter-theatre

In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.

Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships. Their quiet heroics led to the groundbreaking Oslo Peace Accords.

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