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Counter Cafe

Described as London’s best kept secret, The Counter Cafe serves up delicious food and coffee in a unique location. Housed inside a spacious art gallery complete with lovely brickwork, a canal runs alongside the seating area. It offers the best view I’ve yet experienced of the Olympic Stadium, literally opposite, but no so close as [...]

London Design Festival [17 - 25 Sept]

Time to start making plans for this year’s Design Festival. Highlights as always will include Tent now in its fifth year, with 200 international design companies taking part at the Old Truman Brewery. The V&A will be acting as the event hub as well as featuring specially commissioned installations, displays, talks and workshops. http://www.londondesignfestival.com/

London Jewellery Week [6-12 June]

London Jewellery Week is fast approaching, organised around the themes of Shopping, through retailer and gallery collections; Discovery, through workshops and seminars; Designer showcases; Passion through feeling the emotion that jewellery evokes and education with opportunities to meet the industry. Treasure, the contemporary jewellery exhibition is at the heart of the week at Victoria House [...]

Tent at London Design Festival

One of my favourite events of the year is the London Design Festival, and if you were to go to just one of its many events, Happy Scrapbook recommends Tent and Tent Digital. There were so many wow moments last year, including Troy Abbot’s Nano Cage, that I found myself consistently engaged and having fun. “The ground-breaking [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

An evening of sex and science [Wed 28 October]

            Wednesday 28 October, 18.45-22.00 (free entry) Science Museum Lates, held once a month provides the opportunity to explore the museum’s most popular exhibitions away from children. The museum is packed with over 50 interactive exhibits and each Lates has a varied programme of entertainment. This month Lates is talking about sex! Get [...]

Culture Label

            CultureLabel.com is the first online platform to curate and showcase the best artist-designed and limited-edition products from over 60 leading galleries, museums, artists and culture institutions and is set to re-engineer established connections between consumers, culture and brands. http://culturelabel.com/

Museum of Everything

Opening on 14th October, The Museum of Everything is London’s first ever space for the untrained, unintentional and unseen artists who create their work outside the eyes and ears of modern society. In Exhibition #1, the museum presents over two hundred drawings, paintings, sculptures and installations, selected by leading contemporary artists, curators and cultural figures including  Ed [...]

Zoo 2009 [16 - 19 October]

                Within a new multi-site location situated in the East End, Zoo Art Enterprises present Zoo 2009. An event that takes on an adapted structure, bringing together over 50 contemporary arts organisations and practitioners, through a series of exhibitions, solo shows and stand presentations. For collectors, curators, critics, dealers, artists and [...]