What’s on this week?

Urge To Paint exhibition Pic: Goldsmiths University of London


Keith Church: Urge to Paint Exhibition

Date: Feb 3

Time: 9:00-19:00

Cost: Free

Location: Goldsmiths University of London, Lower Atrium, Professor Stuart Hall Building

About: Art is the result of an urge. Controlled and applied by the will of the artist. Though the urge often comes out far stronger than the control.”

-Keith Church, 1976

Discover the work of artist Keith Church in a new exhibition that celebrates the art and short life of this former Goldsmiths student. Eyewitness his first ever exhibition of his work 35 years after his death.

Open to the public


Valentine’s Independent Market

Date: Feb 3-4

Time: 10:00-18:00

Cost: Free

Location: Ladywell Market, 261 Lewisham High Street SE13 6AY

About: Ladywell Market retailers will be hosting a special independent market offering homemade jewellery and gifts for Valentine’s Day.

Link: For more information and tickets, click here



Royal Academy Opera Presents Offenbach-Orpheus in the Underworld-

Date: February 3-6

Time: Doors open 18:30, Show Starts 19:30

Cost: £25 – £15

Location: Hackney Empire

Synopsis: This irreverent satire was unleashed on Parisian audiences in 1858 to a combination of shock and delight: ‘a profanation of holy and glorious antiquity’, ‘a coarse and grotesque parody’, said the critics. Its many memorable set-pieces include the risqué Galop Infernal, better known as the ‘can-can’ – one of the most famous dance tunes of all time. Sung in the original French with surtitles. Dialogue in Jeremy Sams’s witty English translation

 Synopsis from Hackney Empire.

Link: For more information and tickets, click here



Marbling Workshop

Date: February 4

Time: 14:00- 16:00

Cost: £21.83

Location: Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmiths Row London E2 8QA

About: Hackney City Farm welcomes you to learn how to marble on paper and cards. Learn how to create marble bath and make your own tools. Paints, inks, and supplies will be provided

Link: For more information and tickets, click here



Youth Arts Saturday Study Support Programme

Date: February 4

Time: 12:00-17:00
Cost: Free

Location:  Brady Arts and Community Centre, 192-192 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU

About: This is an opportunity for young people 14-19 live and attend school in Tower Hamlets. The aim of this programme is to provide support for young people who want to learn more about a career in Art and Design and other pathways at FE and HE while also providing support with course work and exam preparation that can help to develop young people potential and improve grades

Link: For more information, click here


The Royal African

Date: February 4

Time: 10:00-17:30
Cost: Free

Location:  Museum of London Docklands, London Sugar & Slavery gallery

About: The Royal African is a new display telling the story of an African prince sold into slavery and his connection to one of the largest companies involved in the slave trade at the time, the Royal African Company.

Link: For more information, click here



Acoustic afternoon Boxpark Croydon

Date: February 5

Time: 13:00-16:00
Cost: Free

Location:  Boxpark Croydon

About: Do you enjoy a variety of food and live music? Boxpark Croydon will have live music with a range of delicious treats.

Eat. Drink. Play.



Cinema at The Spreadeagle-Gangster Comedies

Date: February 6

Time: 20:00-22:00

Cost: Free

Location:  39-41 Katherine Street Croydon CR0 1NX

About: Croydon’s cosiest boutique cinemas welcomes to a screening of ‘Analyse this’. A 1999 comedy about a psychiatrist who number one-patient is an insecure mob boss starring Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal.

 Free screening with limited spaces, so call for booking 020 8781 1134

Link: For more information, click here


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