Art, Design, & Architecture
The Tanks at Tate Modern – See performances and interactive art and video installations; these galleries celebrate new art.
Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Floating Dreams by Ik-Joong Kang – Major art installation on the Thames by celebrated multi-media artist.
River Thames by Millennium Bridge
Astronomy Photographer of the year at the Royal Observatory – Stunning annual exhibition of space photography.
Royal Observatory, Greenwich Park, Greenwich
Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy – Brand new exhibition exploring the creative energy of 1950’s New York.
Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Turner Prize 2016 – Annual celebration of British visual artists under 50 at Tate Britain.
Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG
Bjork Digital at Somerset House – Immersive virtual reality exhibition by Bjork hosted at iconic London building.
Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
You say you want a revolution – Immersive audio experience exploring the impact of late 1960s music, fashion, film, design and activism.
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW72RL
The Middle by Tom Ellis – Brand new series of new site-specific works by British artist Tom Ellis, showcased in the Wallace Collection, world-class home of fine and decorative art.
The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London, W1U 3BN
The Smile by Alison Brooks – An urban installation in Chelsea that can be inhabited and explored by the public, showcasing the structural and spatial potential of cross–laminated hardwood.
Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU
Serpentine Pavilions – An annual architecture exhibit, the 2016 Serpentine Pavilion designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), is an ‘unzipped wall’ that is transformed from straight line to three-dimensional space, creating a dramatic multi-purpose structure.
Serpentine Galleries, Kensington Gardens, W2 3XA
Broadway Market – Produce, street food, clothing, arts and crafts. Saturdays.
Broadway Market, London E8 4QJ
Cabbages and Frocks Market – Fresh food and vintage clothing. Saturdays.
St Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road London NW1 5LT
Maltby Street Market – Hidden little foodie street, great food and drink. Saturdays and Sundays.
Ropewalk, London SE1 3PA
Pop Brixton – Community space showcasing the best and most exciting independent start-ups and businesses. Food, drink, retail, artists and tech.
49 Brixton Station Road London SW9 8PQ
Netil Market – Food, vintage and designer-maker market. Saturdays.
Westgate Street, London, E8 3RL
Buildings with Views
SkyGarden – 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London
1 Sky Garden Walk, EC3M 8AF
The Shard – Views from the tallest building in the UK
32 London Bridge Street, SE1 9SG
Tower Bridge Glass Floor Walkways – A unique view of London beneath your feet from 42 metres above the River Thames.
Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP
Theatre & Cinema
Groundhog Day – Be amongst the first to revisit a classic – again and again- with this brand new musical at the Old Vic.
Old Vic Theatre, The Cut, SE1 8NB
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – The one everyone is talking about. Inventive and magical.
Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR
Torn – A heartbreaking tale of a broken family forms the basis of this new work by up and coming playwright Nathaniel Martello-White
Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, SW1W 8AS
Rooftop Cinema – Classic films with a London skyline.
Various Locations, 27th, 28th 30th September
Mind the Product’s Game – Come enjoy the thrills, spills, and chills of starting a company by playing Mind the Product’s Brrrd game, an urban treasure hunt / puzzle game.
Escape Games London – Immersive escape game experience for small teams set in a Thames-side skyscraper.
Millbank Tower,21 – 24 Millbank,London, SW1P 4QP
Workshop Coffee – Amazing roastery and coffee shop / cafe.
27 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1M 5RN
Fix Coffee – Closest to the conference venue. Great coffee and comfy seating to hang out.
161 Whitecross St, City of London EC1Y 8JL
Look Mum no Hands – Coffee shop and bicycle shop in one.
49 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HX
Dose – small, cozy, good coffee, short meetings, grab and go.
70 Long Lane, London EC1A 9EJ
Food and Drink
Foxlow Clerkenwell – delicious steak, proper restaurant for dinners, lunches and brunches, great cocktails (make a booking).
69–73, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AN
Notes – Coffee roastery and cafe from breakfast to dinner.
1 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9HT
Clerkenwell & Social – house infused cocktails and hand-crafted pizzas spread over 2 floors with a large outdoor terrace.
2-5 St John’s Square, London, EC1M 4DE
Coin Laundry – Laid back neighbourhood bar and restaurant serving up proper comfort food, 70s revival cocktails and a big fat slice of nostalgia.
70 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QP
Grand Union – notorious and opulent basement bar till late.
55 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6HA
Ask for Janice – staff favourite for drinks from beers to ciders, exceptional gin list and food.
50-52 Long Lane, Farringdon, London, EC1A 9EJ
The Modern Pantry – Casual fine dining space serving breakfast, lunch & dinner throughout the week & weekend
47-48 St John’s Square ,Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
Café Kick – neighbourhood bar/cafe full of football memorabilia
43 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QL
Bounce – Bar + Ping Pong tables. Have fun. Regret nothing. Play Ping Pong.
121 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD