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London’s Portrait – Hackney Wick

Artists have a way of reimagining a place, retelling its story and rewording the preexisting dogma that surrounds it. Romantically, the struggling artist moves to where ever she is drawn, anywhere that will allow her to create and survive. Artists attract other artists and soon their influence begins to reshape the landscape, by being forever […]

What's On This Week

posted by on 19/11/2012

Winter Wonderland kicking off early this month can only mean it’s that time of the year, Christmas is only around the corner! Head over the Hyde Park any day until beginning of January. If you like ice skating then you might also check out the ice rink over by the Natural History Museum. Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated commercially in the UK, but if incase you get into the thanksgiving spirit, Bodean’s awaits you. More after the break

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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Ending 6th January 2013
Find information on sessions and opening times, booking tickets, booking as a group or booking a session with an ice marshal by following the link above.



Seduced By Art @ National Gallery
Ending 20 January 2013
The exhibition explores early photography from the mid-19th century and the most exciting contemporary photographs, alongside historical painting. It takes a provocative look at how photographers use fine art traditions, including Old Master painting, to explore and justify the possibilities of their art.



Showcase Cities Exhibition @ Richmix
Beautifully presented exhibitions; a fantastic opportunity to see emerging artists display new works and ideas + live music from a selection of excellent unsigned soloists + quirky roaming theatre too!



Thanksgiving @ Bodean’s
Ending 20 January 2013
Need a reason to visit Bodean’s… ? Why not celebrate thanksgiving there, book early!



The Upfront Project & Soundcrash Presents Machinedrum @ Lightbox
Line up: Machinedrum, Ambassadeurs, Memory9 and a special guest



Winter Wonderland @ Hyde Park
Ending 6th January 2013
What Christmas celebration would be complete without the accompanying festive fare? At Winter Wonderland you’re never far away from a warming hot chocolate, mulled wine or hot cider to keep the chills away. There’s a dazzling array of food choices including traditional German fare, flame-cooked meats, pies and pancakes, churros and colourful candy stalls. You can pick up food on-the-go from one of the many outdoor wooden chalets, or to escape from the cold, choose from a variety of bars, cafes and heated restaurants.



LEOHT Collective: Going backwards towards @ Lewisham Art House
Going Backwards Towards brings together four artists working with the materiality of the photographic medium to explore ideas of memory, nostalgia and the unconscious. Alexandra Davenport, Hekla Flókadóttir, India Guthrie and Silje Lovise Gjertsen all work into and beyond the surface of the image, exploring process as a means of excavating the latent desires and memories within each artist’s practice