Let’s use this month to get creative!
Explore Fashion, Art and Mindfulness:
Grace Wales Bonner at The Serpentine Gallery
Jan 19 – Feb 16 2019
Take a walk through Hyde Park and stop in at the multi-sensory installation by fashion designer Grace Wales Bonner. The exhibition is broadly based around a series of ‘shrines’ created by Kapwani Kiwanga, Eric N. Mack, Paul Mpagi Sepuya and Wales Bonner herself. Along with the physical objects, the Serpentine will also host a series of meditation workshops during the next month, making it a great activity to get the creative juices flowing! To stay up to date on events and happenings, read more info here.
Get your hands dirty at:
Ceramics Sculpture Studio
Located in the heart of West Hampstead, in a beautiful Victorian Warehouse is the famed Ceramics Sculpture Studio. Opened in 2015 and is founded and run by Cosmin Ciofirdel, the studio is an intimate, creative space accessible to anyone who shares a passion for clay and ceramics, from total beginners to professional artists.
They offer classes and workshops that guide you through a creative journey through the medium of clay, covering techniques from hand building, throwing on a pottery wheel to glazing and firing.
Roll up your sleeves, and learn more here.
SoundState Music Festival, Southbank Centre
Jan 16 – 20, 2019
This is a brand new festival arriving at Southbank that celebrates the musicians and composers out there breaking new ground in the realms of classical music. These are not the traditional sounds you’ll be hearing on Classic FM; instead across four days will be performances from artists doing things musicians have yet to try. Get inspired here.
Spend Your Friday Night at The Gallery:
25 January 2019 at 18.00–22.00
On the last first of every month, find emerging and established DJs selected by NTS Radio, alongside world-class exhibitions, discover pop-up talks, playful artistic activations and hands-on workshops. Or simply enjoy the space, the music, the views and the delicious food and drink offers.
And lastly, for those who are short on time:
London Short Film Festival
Jan 11 – Jan 20th 2019
Back for its 16th season, the London Short Film festival proves that great things do come in small packages. From 11-20th January, the best of the emerging short film scene is various venues across London. The New Shorts programme features 40-odd films, covering experimental, international, and documentary categories. Follow this link to learn more!