Unmissable events and things to do in London this month

Posted December 9, 2016

It’s undeniable that London is looking as stunning and sparkly as ever with all the Christmas decorations lightening up the streets. Whether you’re extra busy stuck on your festive shopping marathon or just trying to catch up with all the beloved ones before the holidays kick off here’s some plans that will make the last month of the year a bit more pleasant.

Design Museum

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The newly relocated to South Kensington London’s Design Museum has joint the list of infamous attractions around our hostels. With three times more space than its previous Shad Tames location, the new building offers visitors a range of permanent and temporary displays of all sorts of contemporary design form from architecture and fashion to product and industrial design.

Current Exhibitions:

Fear and Love: reactions to a complex world (+info & tickets)

Beazley Designs of the year (+info & tickets)

224 – 238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG, London

Tube: High Street Kensington

 

Bizarre Bazaar

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via Marbles and Ware Collective

Every weekend of December up until New Year’s the creative collective Marbles and Ware are putting together a hidden indoors Christmas Market like no other: a superb variety of unreal headwear, kimonos, prints, vintage gems, organic beauty products, food, cocktails and live performances created by independent artists and displayed in a magical circus-like venue.

Saturday 10th, 17th December- Sunday 11th, 27th, December

The Vaults. Leake Street, SE1 7NN

Tube: Waterloo

 

David Bailey NW1 (FREE)

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This year Heni Publishing not only have reprinted (only 100 copies) of David Bailey’s sold out NW1 but have also exhibited for the first time some of the photographs from the book that reflect the decay of the now super-cool super-hype London area where he lived for about 30 years.  The iconic photographer, well known for shooting and being part of the 1960s Swinging London cultural scene, published NW1 in 1982 and it has been quite a mission to get a hold of a copy since then.

2 december- 31 January 2017 (Free Entry)

Heni Gallery. 2nd Floor, 6-10 Lexington Street, London,W1F 0LB

Tube: Piccadilly Circus


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