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Share the Square at Bedford Square until Saturday 7 July 2018

Weaving together literature, art, architecture, history, film, theatre and education the festival is made up of more than forty, free events! This year’s theme aims to encourage greater engagement within the local community of Bloomsbury and beyond, with a focus on inspiring new creative collaborations between institutions, businesses and individuals in this pocket of London. 👩🏽‍🎨 🎭 ☀️

Bedford Square’s beautifully preserved Georgian buildings and garden are not usually open to the public, but this annual Festival represents a chance for the Square’s residents to throw open their doors, revealing a fascinating enclave that is full of artistic and scientific knowledge, beautiful spaces, amazing stories and remarkable histories.

Bedford Square Festival is a collaboration between five of the cultural institutions that reside in this corner of Bloomsbury:

  • Paul Mellon Centre
  • Architectural Association
  • Sotheby’s Institute
  • Yale University Press
  • New College of the Humanities


Various venues around Bedford Square Garden, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3HH



Chrisp Street Festival – Life’s a Beach @ Chrisp Street Market / Sunday 7th September 2014

Chrisp Street Festival – Life’s a Beach at Chrisp Street MarketTIME AND PLACE:

Times: noon-19:00

@ Chrisp Street Market, Poplar, London E14 6AQ

Free entry


This free family fiesta is bringing a pop-up beach, swimming pool, donkey rides, fairground rides, Bite street food, pop up bar, craft workshops, face painting, beach games and even a pie and mash eating contest to Chrisp Street.

BBC weather report! www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2643743

Hackney WickED art festival @ various venues around Hackney Wick and Fish Island / Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd August 2014

Hackney WickED art festivalTIME AND PLACE:

Fri 18:00-21:00 (private view)
Sat-Sun noon-18:00

@ Hackney Wick and Fish Island, closest stations Hackney Wick and Stratford


RSVP for the private view by emailing rsvp@hackneywicked.co.uk


Over 100 open studios to explore; over 15 exhibitions curated specially for the festival, brand new site-specific artworks and many many live performances and events popping up around the streets and venues of Hackney Wick.

Now in its 6th year established as one of London’s biggest and most creative art events promoting local culture and providing a platform for local emerging artists to showcase their work alongside established names whilst celebrating the creative community from Hackney Wick.

View and download the full festival programme.

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