What's on around London

Today to Wed 17 Nov within - 20 + miles

Alan Turner. I wanted to make things that were ordinary extraordinary

I wanted to make things that were ordinary extraordinary is a new exhibition of paintings by the late American artist Alan Turner (1943-2020).
Sadie Coles HQ 8 Bury Street SW1Y 6AB
Today to Sat 23 Oct

Helen Marten. Sparrows On the Stone

Helen Marten Sparrows On the Stone is an ambitious new body of work comprising new silk-screened paintings with sculptural appendages; interconnected by a unique installation system of walls and
Sadie Coles HQ 62 Kingly Street W1B 5QN
Today to Sat 23 Oct, Tue 26 Oct to Sat 30 Oct

20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition - The UK Coloured Pencil Society

The UK Coloured Pencil Society (UKCPS) has promoted coloured pencils as a fine art medium, supported artists who use them, and championed the art of drawing for 20 years.
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London SE1 9PH
Today to Sun 24 Oct


SIMON SPILLETT BIG BAND play Tubby Hayes. Artists performing: SIMON SPILLETT BIG BAND . Tickets avaiable.
100 Club, London W1D 1LL

Susan Hefuna: Landscapes

Susan Hefuna: Landscapes LANDSCAPES is a completely new group of works created in 2021. The works will be shown publicly for the first time in London from 12 October to 13 November 2021.
55 Eastcastle Street W1W 8EG
Today to Sat 13 Nov

Black History Month 2021 – Honour, Remember, Inspire

Zari Gallery welcomes you to discover works by Black artists during our ‘Honour, Remember, Inspire’ exhibition.
Zari Gallery 73 Newman Street W1T 3EJ
Today to Fri 29 Oct

An Indian Journey - Jo Dixon

Joanna Dixon wanted to be an artist from the age of five but her father told her it was not a suitable career for a young lady.
Zari Gallery 73 Newman Street W1T 3EJ
Today to Fri 5 Nov

Carte Blanche Cabaret

‘Carte Blanche’ promises to be an unforgettable cabaret with an incredibly diverse and talented cast of majority POC, all-female modern-day Follies.
Tape London, 17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HU
Today, Thu 21 Oct, Wed 27 Oct, and more dates until Thu 9 Dec


A fiercely original new play fusing politically charged drama with biting comedy, Yellowfin delves into the backroom dealings of a future in which all of the world’s fish have inexplicably vanished.
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway SE1 6BD
Today to Sat 6 Nov

Nicholas Jones - 30 Years at Crane Kalman Gallery

This ambitious yet intimate retrospective will showcase 34 paintings created in oil and acrylic, as well as a selection of small works on paper and oil on board, and give a fascinating insight into
Crane Kalman Gallery SW3 1HQ
Today to Sun 31 Oct

Outwitting Cancer - Making Sense of Nature’s Enigma

The Francis Crick Institute is to open the UK’s first exhibition exploring the trail-blazing research that is turning the tide on cancer.
The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London NW1 1AT
Today to Tue 23 Nov

Spooktastic Halloween Events at Leadenhall Market

Giant tentacles will be snaking their way out of Leadenhall Market’s Victorian windows ready to catch visitors unawares, as part of the iconic Market’s 700-year anniversary Halloween celebrations.
Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch St, London EC3V 1LT
Today, Wed 27 Oct

CinéTots - Wed mornings screenings for toddlers

CinéTots are screenings of kids’ films catered exclusively for pre-school children and their parents or carers. Enjoy our selection every wednesday morning at 10.30am.
Ciné Lumière - Institut Français du Royaume-Uni 17 Queensberry Place London SW7 2DT
Today to Wed 15 Dec

Fete du Cinema d'Animation

Visit Us WED 13 - SUN 31 OCT FÊTE DU CINÉMA D’ANIMATIONCINÉFAMILIES, FESTIVALS & SERIES Ciné Lumière teams up with the Association Française du Cinéma d’Animation to celebrate the 20th Fête du
Ciné Lumière - Institut Français du Royaume-Uni 17 Queensberry Place London SW7 2DT
Today to Sat 30 Oct

Desta French & Friends

Desta French & Friends. Artists performing: Desta French & Friends. Tickets avaiable.
The Jazz Cafe, London NW1 7PG

The Welkin

The Welkin Written by Lucy Kirkwood, Directed by Emily Aboud Tickets avaiable.
Italia Conti - Avondale, London SW9 9PH
Today and Thu 21 Oct

Amber Run

Amber Run. Artists performing: Amber Run. Tickets avaiable.
Electric Ballroom, London NW1 8QP


Michael Fatogun (Sweet Like Chocolate Boy, Tobacco Factory Theatre) and Anyebe Godwin (Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre) will bring to life Dexter Flanders’ powerful debut play FOXES at
Theatre 503, Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW
Today to Sat 23 Oct

Amplifying Voices Through Storytelling

Join us for an evening talk on the theme of ‘Amplifying Voices through Storytelling’, where we will be discussing how to handle a story with sensitivity, even when it is not your own.
49 Brixton station road SW9 8PQ

Ben Hassett: Beer. Soda. Lotto.

Ben Hassett: Beer. Soda. Lotto. David Hill Gallery, London 30 September–18 December 2021Carrie Scott and David Hill are pleased to present beer.Soda.
David Hill Gallery, 345 Ladbroke Grove, London W10
Today to Sun 28 Nov

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