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School of Everything

Happy Scrapbook has brought you The School of Life and the Museum of Everything and various ways that the internet is bringing people together to make things happen. Now it’s the turn of The School of Everything, the website that helps you find things to learn near you. Working from the premise that everyone has [...]

London International Festival of Theatre 2010

LIFT 2010 is taking place in some of the capital’s most prestigious theatres and on the city streets over three weeks from June 23. It also places theatre in the online world embracing the possibilities of new technologies for both artists and audiences. Uniting art, London and technology, the programme draws upon artists from all over [...]


Calling all entrepreneurs out there who need an effective way to raise money. Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavours, using the internet to ensure that a good idea, communicated well can spread fast and wide; and that a large group of people can be a tremendous source of money [...]

SciFi London 2010 [28 Apr - 3 May]

From its outset this Festival’s intention was to attract people who thought they didn’t like sci-fi, rather than just the hard-core sci-fi fans. With the focus this year on what will life be like in 2050, it includes over 40 features, 25 shorts and standout special events, live panel discussions and workshops at the Apollo [...]

Live to Create [15th May]

Founded by activist and creative consultant Lucy Wills, Live to Create is a one day workshop, with ideas, tools, and dynamic activities drawn from corporate best practice, grassroots activism, personal development, dance theory, festivals and personal experience to: * find out where our creativity has gone * switch from consumer to creator * remove the barriers and [...]

Contemporary Graphic Art Fair [23 Apr - 3 May]

Somerset House presents Pick Me Up, the first contemporary graphic art fair in the UK. The fair will bring together the most exciting graphic artists working today, giving you the opportunity to buy limited edition, affordable graphic art, illustration and design. The fair will be presented alongside a lively programme of events and activities including an open [...]

Speed Dating with Lolita [Barbican 15th April 2010]

Speed dating is not often described as glamorous and glitzy, but this event looks like it will book up in advance. The evening will feature cabaret act The Tenor Ladies with inspiration from Ron Arad’s Lolita chandelier, as part of the current exhibition Restless. Guests can flash messages to favourite new acquaintances of the evening via SMS messages. [...]

The Book Club

            Happy Scrapbook has reported for some time now on the growing trend of venues offering opportunities to combine using our brain cells with having a fun night out, from the classes at School of Life, to the Lates at the Science Museum and its sister events at the Dana Centre, and Book Slam. The [...]

Light Up Your Mood

                  Apparently the average person has 56,000 thoughts a day and 80% of them are negative! Positive affirmations and focusing on being in the moment can help and to borrow the phrase “every little helps” now Henrietta Swift brings us a set of stickers to turn light switches into [...]

Super Christmas Market – Somerset House [18th to 22nd Dec]

                  This weekend, for those final pressies, The Super Christmas Market at Somerset House offers original Christmas gifts from the UK’s best and most innovative designers with many items made exclusively for the market, and most on sale for under £10. There’ll be a Speed Crafting workshop, with all the materials and instructions [...]