Things to do: A week in London

  • Words: Victoria Pearce

From Monday to Friday, we seek out the top things to do in the city this week.

MONDAY 7th NOVEMBER

Never Fade sessions

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Never Fade sessions is a monthly acoustic night in London that gives emerging artists a chance to share a stage with more established musicians. The Night is organised by Never Fade Records who are committed to nurturing new talent and giving artists a platform to kickstart their careers.

Where: The Social, 5 Little Portland Street
When: 7th November 2016 at 7:00 pm – 12:00 am
Price: £10
Tickets: www.thesocial.com

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TUESDAY 8th NOVEMBER

‘The Infinite Mix’ exhibition at the Hayward Gallery

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The Infinite Mix, an exhibition at Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery is currently showing what are described to be ‘Ten of the most engaging pieces of visual art you’ll see together all year’ . The Exhibition is an exploration of a wide range of subjects displayed as audiovisual artworks. Most of the artists have composed, commissioned or remixed soundtracks that relate to the visual element of their work, which makes what you hear just as important as what you see.

Where: Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, SE1 8XX
When: Until Sunday 4th December 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Price: Free Entry
Tickets: theinfinitemix.com

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WEDNESDAY 9th NOVEMBER

Guerrilla Girls at The Whitechapel Gallery

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This week visit the Guerrilla Girls’ new commission for the Whitechapel Gallery. “It’s Even Worse in Europe” explores diversity in European art organisations and consists of responses to questionnaires sent to 383 directors about their exhibitions programme and collections. The questions were formulated to critically look at the narratives that are produced by cultural institutions.

Where: Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, E1 7QX
When: Until 5th March 2017
Price: Free Entry
Tickets: www.whitechapelgallery.org

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Thursday 10th November

Danny Brown at Electric Brixton 

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Having released his new album ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ earlier this year, Danny Brown will be returning to London for a huge performance at the Electric Brixton this Thursday . The detroit hip hop artist will also be joined by special guest Zeeloopers. Don’t miss out on one of this year’s biggest comebacks.

Where: Electric Brixton, Town Hall Parade, SW2 1RJ
When: Thursday 10th November 7pm
Price: £17.50
Tickets: www.seetickets.com

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FRIDAY 11th NOVEMBER

Molly Goddard: What I like

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This week Fashion Designer Molly Goddard invites you to embroider her dresses.’What I Like, Molly Goddard’, an exhibition held at London’s NOW Gallery features six brightly-coloured dresses hung from the ceiling that visitors will be invited to embroider. As the exhibition goes on, the height of the dresses will be altered so that different parts of the garments get decorated.
Each dress measures around seven metres long and is constructed from around 400 metres of tulle so there’s plenty of fabric to go around, make sure to secure your space on one of Molly’s dresses this week !

Where: NOW Gallery, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, SE10 0SQ
When: Until 19th February 2016
Tickets: nowgallery.co.uk

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SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER

Broadway Market

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Home to market trades since the 1890s, Broadway Market provides a wide variety of stalls offering amazing fresh produce, authentic street food, the most original clothing, arts and crafts in London. Wandering around this little East End street between the Regent’s Canal and London Fields is the perfect way to spend your Sunday Morning.

Where: Broadway Market, E8 4QL
When: Every Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

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SUNDAY 13th NOVEMBER

Edwin & Don’t Fret: THE DISTINCT SOUND OF LAUGHTER IN THE DISTANCE (Duo show)

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This weekend marks the opening of Edwin and Don’t Fret’s duo show at the Unit 5 Gallery in London. The exhibition documents the collaborative work and social experiment carried out by both street artists in the last year.

Where: Unit 5 Gallery, Yorkton St, E2 8NH
When: Until 2nd December 2016
Tickets: www.unit5gallery.co.uk