Totally Thames 2016 | 1 – 30 September 2016
Totally Thames festival celebrates its famous waterway with a 30-day programme of river-inspired events. The Thames is brought to life throughout the month with an exciting season of arts, cultural and river events that span the 42-mile stretch of the river. Last year’s festival featured more than 150 events with everything from large-scale art installations to thrilling river races – so get ready to dive into a month-long celebration of river-themed fun in London.
Bjӧrk Digital | 1 September – 23 October 2016
Icelandic icon Bjӧrk collaborated with some of the finest visual artists and programmers in the world, while constantly pushing boundaries in the arts, technology and music worlds. In this immersive virtual reality exhibition, visitors can explore never-before-seen work by Bjӧrk, as well as a range of films and apps.
Isolation Chamber Vacation | 2 September – 1 October 2016
Exploring the concept of solitude, this exhibition at the Transition Gallery, portrays artists’ responses to the subject of ‘aloneness’. Some link solitude with madness, others with a tool for creative genius, and this topic has long fascinated the creative community. With talks, film screenings and art, you’re sure to have a well-rounded understanding of solitude in today’s culture.
The OC Marathon Quiz & Screening | 4 Every time you hear the word California do you start singing the theme song in your head? Have you ever wished you went to a school in Newport Beach? Seth and Summer were your ultimate relationship goal?Are you still planing to celebrate Chrismukkah? But most importantly do you wish you could go back in time and re-watch the series like its 2003 again? Well then if you answered yes to all the above all we can say is.. Welcome back to the O.C! The Macbeth invites you to join Ryan, Kirsten, Sandy, Marissa , Seth, Summer, Luke and the rest of the gang for one more time! All your favourite episodes that you choose will be shown on a projector screen and a quiz with limited edition prizes.
‘Colour’ at London Transport Museum | 9 September
London Transport Museum’s late night event takes the theme of colour this month, celebrating the iconic hues of the capital’s tube lines and red buses. With a traffic light cocktail in hand, enjoy a range of fun activities, such as ‘make and take’ workshops, talks on the psychology of colour and nail treatment from the pop-up Nails by Mets bar.
Sixties Knightsbridge Style | 10 September – 20 November 2016
The Jumeriah Carlton Tower, which opened in 1961 as the luxury destination for Chelsea socialites, is hosting an exhibition in collaboration with Harrods to celebrate its heritage. Discover photos taken in the hotel, as well as clothing from the Harrods archive, and leave time to enjoy a Swinging Sixties Afternoon Tea.
You Say You Want A Revolution? Records and Labels 1966-70 | 10 September 2016 – 26 February 2017
This major exhibition will explore the era-defining significance and impact of the late 1960s upon life today. From global civil rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, consumerism, computing and communality to neo-liberalist, politics, you will discover how the world we live in today has been vitally influenced by five revolutionary years, particularly 1966-70. The exhibition will investigate the upheaval, the explosive sense of freedom, and the legal changes that took place.
Open House London |17 – 18 September 2016
This is a hugely popular, capital-wide annual festival of architecture which celebrates its twenty-fourth anniversary in 2016 and takes place over the weekend. The festival allows access to hundreds of buildings usually closed to the public – private homes, government buildings, historic sites, educational establishments and many others.
Brixton Design Trail | 17 – 25 September 2016
Returning for its third year as London Design Festival’s newest District, this eclectic line-up, with over forty events, including a public art installation, is set to be the most ambitious programme yet. Taking ‘Rebel Rebel’ as its theme, the trail will pay homage to the late David Bowie, a Brixton local who redefined the boundaries of creativity and identity.