Basquiat: Boom For Real
Discover the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the pioneering prodigy of the 1980s downtown New York art scene. This unprecedented exhibition brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works from international museums and private collections. It is open at the Barbican from the 18th September - 28th January.
Champions & Europa League Football
The prestigious Champions League and Europa League tournament's first round of fixtures runs until the 7th December 2017. London based clubs Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea are all featured in one of the tournaments. Further fixtures in 2018 for each club depend upon their success in the tournament(s). Tickets for all games can be purchased from the specific website of each club.
Museums at Night - May 2018
Explore art, history and heritage after dark with Museums at Night events across more than 30 venues in London.
May 16th -19th 2018. For more information check this website.
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael Around 1500
An extraordinary loan from the Royal Academy; the ‘Taddei Tondo’ by Michelangelo is displayed alongside choice works by all three artists from the National Gallery Collection. The special display offers a unique opportunity to study the artistic relationship between three great masters – respectful friends and acrimonious rivals – whose work was crucial to the development of the High Renaissance style.
TKTS – Leicester Square Theatre Ticket Booth
TKTS, originally known as the Official Half Price Ticket Booth, is run by the Society of London Theatre on behalf of the theatre industry. Operating since 1980 in the heart of Leicester Square, the booth’s unique official status guarantees you amazing bargains, an incredible choice of shows and friendly, award-winning customer service from expert staff.
Lumiere London 2018
More than 40 UK and international artists reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. Free to visit, it takes place north and south of the river Thames.
18th - 21st January 2018.
Royal Academy Of Art
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects; its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.
Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online). It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark. Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art.
The British Museum
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.
Brick Lane Market
Brick Lane Market is a London market centred on Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets in east London. It is located at the northern end of Brick Lane and along Cheshire Street, in the heart of east London's Bangladeshi community. It operates every Sunday from around 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Almost anything can be found on Brick Lane, from antique books to eight-track cartridge decks (for many years it hosted a stall selling nothing but rusty cog wheels). There is a possibility of such strange discoveries and it has always been popular with and much photographed by art students. Bargain hunters from across London also value it greatly.
Old Spitalfield Market
Spitalfields is a lively East End area, home to artists, creatives and a large Bangladeshi community. Brick Lane is lined with curry houses. Victorian Spitalfields Market sells crafts and fashion, and surrounding restaurants cater to lunchtime City workers. Street art, quirky shops and trendy bars appeal to hipsters and new media types. The 18th-century Christ Church Spitalfields hosts concerts and art exhibitions.
The Camden markets are a number of adjoining large retail markets in Camden Town near the Hampstead Road Lock of the Regent's Canal (popularly referred to as Camden Lock), often collectively named "Camden Market" or "Camden Lock". Among products sold on the stalls are crafts, clothing, bric-a-brac, and fast food. It is the fourth-most popular visitor attraction in London, attracting approximately 250,000 people each week