Tag: Friday Lates (page 1 of 3)

Concrete Lates: Hayward x Boiler Room at Southbank Centre on Friday 13 April 2018

Celebrate all things Gursky with a set inspired by the artist’s love of techno. 🎵 🎶

Drawing from Gursky’s interest in ‘the way that the world is constituted’, this special late-night event features a forward-thinking line-up of sound artists who share a similar fascination with atoms and the void.

Hear JASSS’s metallic field recordings, drone duo Giant Swan, and Pan Daijing’s ‘near asphyxiating’ interpretation of noise and techno.

The trio of artists are among the most celebrated and progressive young musicians working in experimental electronics today, and make their debut at this Boiler Room event.

Pan Daijing also debuts her original composition for the exhibition, with the soundtrack looped continuously at Hayward Gallery throughout the night.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX

10pm – 2am

£20 including access to the Hayward x Boiler Room event as well as to the Andreas Gursky exhibition. Book online

Future of Dating: Friday Late at V&A on Friday 23 February 2018

The original contemporary late night event. Friday Late celebrates all aspects of contemporary visual culture and design in society, bringing audiences face-to-face with leading and emerging artists and designers through live performance, film, installation, debate, DJs and late-night exhibition openings.

With dating apps ever increasing, finding love is now as much about an algorithm as physical attraction. Join us this Friday Late to swipe, like, and explore the future of dating. What role do data and technology play, and what is at stake in terms of chemistry, privacy and who knows our preferences best? Look at the politics of sex and relationships, and question how we build and sustain them today and into the future. Watch out cupid! 💕


Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

6:30pm – 10pm

Free, make sure you arrive early!

Tate Lates @ Tate Modern / Friday 25th August 2017


Doors: 18:00–22:00

@ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Free entry


This month Uniqlo Tate Lates celebrates ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’, a show dubbed one of the ‘must-see art shows of the year’ by NME. The exhibition shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history, starting from 1963 at the height of the Civil Rights movement. ✊🏾


Music & Visuals Programmed By NTS Radio
See Farai, Lala &ce and James Massiah live, with DJ sets from Bonaventure and Cktrl in the Turbine Hall. Plus see DJ sets from Nonsense, Minimal Effort and Senay in the Terrace Bar until 23.00.

Film Display
Drop in for a free display of four short films commissioned by Tate with support of the Ford Foundation for Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. Films include ‘Black Mary’ By Kahlil Joseph, ‘Meeting Lorraine’ by Zawe Ashton, ‘The Ancestors Came’ by Cecile Emeke and ‘William T. Williams – A Diamond In A Box’ by Andy Mundy Castle.

Sampha: Process
Catch an exclusive screening of Process at 21.00 in the Starr Cinema. Process is a companion film to the debut album of singer-songwriter Sampha, directed by Kahlil Joseph, the visual storyteller behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade.

Sampha: Shy Light
Alongside the screening of Process, we launch Shy Light, a new zine by Sampha, created in collaboration with designer Grace Wales Bonner, art director Jamie Andrew Reid, and LA photographic duo Durimel.

Drawing Black Superheroes
Develop your own Black superheroes with character designer Wayne ‘Hard-Wired’ Riley. Take inspiration from historical figures, and learn how to design superhero characters using comic drawing techniques.

From a Creative Case to an Ecology of Care
What does the term ‘diversity’ mean? Join the debate led by The Ecology of Care team and generate a rolling document problematizing its definition. Interrogate policy and have your words amplified and made into badges.

Writing Black Power
Words were a powerful tool in the Black Power movement, from the poetry of Amiri Baraka to the speeches of Malcolm X. Explore the spoken word of the struggle at Bridget Minamore’s drop-in writing session, and hear pop-up readings throughout the evening.

Keeping It Real
Inspired by Black funk, soul and disco album sleeves, create your own album cover with artists Harold Offeh and Eloise Calandre, and watch your work projected live.

Uniqlo 10 Minute Art Talks
Staff and volunteers from across Tate share their personal insights into works from the collection.

Collection Conversation
Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Visitor experience teams will lead three lively rounds of conversation around key artworks.

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First Fridays @ Wellcome Collection / Friday 6th July 2017


Doors: 18:00–21:00

@ Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

Free entry


Explore the free exhibitions out of hours. Play eye-opening games in the Reading Room, handle intriguing objects and take a tour of the exhibition, or just have a glass of wine and catch up with friends to make your Friday night a little bit different. 🍸 👫 👭

Prefer visiting exhibitions when it’s a bit more relaxed?
Too busy at the weekends to visit?
Looking for somewhere special to start your weekend?

First Fridays are for you!

Grab a bite to eat with the special evening menu upstairs in Wellcome Kitchen, catch up over a cocktail and enjoy an alternative Friday night away from the standing-room-only pubs.

Plan your night….
– Ambient soundscapes with live DJ set from Antique Beat
– ‘A museum of modern nature’ open all night long (well, until 22.00)
– Cocktails, dinner and small dishes in our cafe and restaurant
– Conversation starters in ‘Medicine Man’ and ‘Medicine Now’
– Activities and ideas in our ‘Reading Room’

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Friday Late x Boiler Room @ V&A / Friday 30th June 2017


Doors: 18:30–22:00

@ Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL

Free entry, arrive early before it gets to a one-in-one-out policy!


As the opening event of REVEAL, a week-long festival celebrating the opening of the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, V&A Friday Late teams up with the online music broadcasting platform Boiler Room to present a dynamic programme of experimental sounds. We invite you to explore what happens when the digital and physical collide. Step into pixel-rich interfaces to question the freedom of online broadcasting, and join global link-ups live from New York and Tokyo.

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Make the Future Live @ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park / Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th May 2017


Times: various

@ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ST

Tickets: free but make sure you book online


Make the Future Live is about bright ideas for a lower-carbon energy future.

Here’s the challenge: Globally, we are using more energy than ever before. But we need innovative thinking to make that energy go further, and find cleaner energy solutions for a lower-carbon world. Great ideas come from conversation, collaboration, partnerships; great minds coming together.

That’s why they’re inviting you to Make the Future Live. Get involved, feel inspired, and help make the future.

Friday late: (from 6pm-10pm) for adults only!
Catering especially for over 18s, this unique event offers something different for those looking for Friday night fun.

Visitors will be treated to an exclusive live podcast recording on stage by Intelligence Squared, debating how London could become the world’s first carbon neutral city. Joining them are special guests; former Gadget Show presenter Jason Bradbury and comedic genius and all round entertaining guy, Richard Ayoade. Winning combination!

Guests can fill up on food and drinks served by local, independent food stalls and explore the festival after hours, with virtual reality experiences and some of the latest inventions that could change the way we live in the future.


Season launch late: This is our London @ Museum of London / Friday 19th May 2017


Doors: 7-10pm

@ Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN

Free entry


A free evening of performances, workshops, films and music to launch the City Now City Future season at the Museum of London.

Join for an evening to celebrate London as one of the most creative and diverse cities in the world. This free late event will launch City Now City Future, a year-long season at the Museum of London exploring what it means to live in a truly global city.

Discover London-based artist and community projects that explore what it means to be a Londoner today through fashion, style, food, music and film.

Second to None: Reprezent Radio 107.3FM featuring:
Jackal Wyfried
Ben Hauke
Joe Armon Jones and Maxwell Owin
Maxwell Owin and MC Pinty
Sub Luna City

Mazi Mas roaming restaurant (global food by migrant and refugee women)

Tate Lates and Friday Late @ Tate Modern and V&A / Friday 25th November 2016


Tate Modern 18:00–22:00
V&A 18:30-22:00

Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Free entry



Tate Lates
Experience the gallery after-hours with a vibrant mix of art, film, music, talks, and workshops

They’re turning the volume up on London’s creative talent with a monthly event that will change your experience of Tate Modern.

There, you’ll find emerging and established DJs selected by NTS Radio, alongside world-class exhibitions, discover pop-up talks, playful artistic activations and hands-on activities and workshops. Or simply enjoy the space, the music, the views and the delicious food and drink offers. Uniqlo Tate Lates are free and open to all.

V&A lates
The original contemporary late night event. Friday Late celebrates all aspects of contemporary visual culture and design in society, bringing audiences face-to-face with leading and emerging artists and designers through live performance, film, installation, debate, DJs and late-night exhibition openings.

What does it mean to augment your reality? From VR to the rise of AR, 2016 has seen our virtual and physical worlds collide like never before with game design leading the way. Let us distort your reality across a host of arcades, workshops and playful interventions that welcome you into new worlds.

Friday Late Spectacular: Body Language @ Wellcome Collection / Friday 4th November 2016 ?????


Doors: 19:00-23:00

@ Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE


From dance as activism to British Sign Language, interaction with robots to political posturing: what do languages of the body reveal or conceal about the experience of inhabiting one?

Programme highlights

Workshops & activities!
– Zine workshop with Collective Creativity artists
– Voguing mini-ball
– Social robotics
– Body to Brain (science of high-fives to face-palms)
– Performance workshop on the language of healthcare with Josh Bitelli

– ‘Speaking Without Words’ with autism expert Phoebe Caldwell
– ‘Fat Activism’ with author and activist Charlotte Cooper
– ‘Body Language and rhetoric’ with physiologist Harry Witchel

– Flirtini (vodka, Prosecco, pinapple juice)
– Bramble (gin, Creme de Mure, lemon juice)

Wellcome Kitchen offer!
– 2 glasses of wine with bruschetta £11
– Full dinner menu available

Friday Late: gal-dem @ V&A / Friday 28th October 2016


Doors: Friday 18:30-22:00

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

Free entry


The original contemporary late night event. Friday Late celebrates all aspects of contemporary visual culture and design in society, bringing audiences face-to-face with leading and emerging artists and designers through live performance, film, installation, debate, DJs and late-night exhibition openings.

This October the V&A is teaming up with online magazine and collective gal-dem. Made up of over 50 women of colour, gal-dem offers their take on the world. With an all-female line up, as we invite you to twerk to empowerment, share a soul food recipe and hear London’s best MCs.

This is the first of two events in collaboration with gal-dem, as part of preparations for V&A East, our new museum planned for East London opening in 2021. Part two will be held close to the site of the new Museum in February 2017 – watch this space for further details!

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