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Basquiat: Boom for Real
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2 | At Battle of Ideas
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums ...More
 
 
 
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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd March to 25th June 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese ...More
 
 
 
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KT Tunstall
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 22nd May 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter and musician performs pop-rock and folk songs. KT Tunstall - "a Scottish girl doing the whole onstage loop-pedal thing back when Ed Sheeran ...More
 
 
 
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Obsession
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th April to 20th May 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam residency at the Barbican. The month-long ...More
 
 
 
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Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st September 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature takes over the ...More
 
 
 
Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find Yourself
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th March to 21st May 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
A projected tapestry of live video feeds from around the Hall's adjacent spaces which audiences can explore the foyers to discover themselves in the work....More
 
 
 
Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th Apr to 1st May 2017
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More
 
 
 
LSO Discovery Summer Showcase
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd June 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Selected musicians from the Guildhall School's Orchestral Artistry programme perform in association with members of the LSO....More
 
 
 
Madeleine Peyroux
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 31st May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The singer performs as part of a trio with Jon Herington and Barak Mori, following the release of her album Secular Hymns....More
 
 
 
London Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Sir Mark Elder conducts a performance of Vaughan Williams's Five Variants Of Dives And Lazarus, Brahms's Double Concerto and Holst's The Planets - Suite. With violinist ...More
 
 
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: BBC Total Immersion Day: Edgard Varese
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 6th May 2017 - 7pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Sakari Oramo conducts a performance of a half dozen of Varese's finest scores for orchestra to round off the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 360-degree exploration of the ...More
 
 
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
For the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces....More
 
 
 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 4th July 2017 - 9.30am
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
This exhibition showcases a selection of the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More
 
 
 
Sasha
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May 2017 - 8pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Sasha explores a more introspective side to his music in a special performance of his Late Night Tales release Scene Delete...More
 
 
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 5.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire....More
 
 
 
Textile Art By Gilda baron
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd to 27th May 2017 - Various Times
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
An exhibition of the work of the renowned Textile Artist, the late Gilda Baron. The work exhibited shows her distinctive style, using a mixture of techniques ...More
 
 
 
David Helfgott
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 29th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Helfgott brings his inimitable style of performing to Rachmaninov, Bach and Beethoven. Helfgott has had a career-long relationship with Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, and this performance ...More
 
 
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert: The Firebird (Ages 7-12)
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 2.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The full orchestra presents a fun and informative concert featuring music based on a theme, and with interactive elements. There are workshops in the Barbican foyers ...More
 
 
 
Kensington Symphony Orchestra - 60th Anniversary Concert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 15th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Russell Keable conducts Mahler's Symphony No 2 and the world premiere of Matthew Taylor's Symphony No 4, with soprano Kiandra Howarth, mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup and the ...More
 
 
 
Darren Johnston: Zero Point
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th, 26th and 27th May 2017 - 7.45pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
British choreographer and multi-disciplinary artist Darren Johnston explores the intersection of the spiritual and the scientific with minimalism and simplicity inspired by his time spent in ...More
 
 
 
Songhai
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 13th May 2017 - 8pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Widely known as the world's greatest kora player, Toumani Diabate revisits Songhai, a collaborative project with members of leading Flamenco band Ketama....More
 
 
 
Whyte Horses Experience
London > Events > Music  Dates: Thursday 11th May 2017 - 8pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Enigmatic psych group Whyte Horses are joined by a host of special guests for a kaleidoscopic journey through the world of their debut album, Pop Or ...More
 
 
 
Manana Cuba: A Night Of Afro-Cuban Collaborations
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 26th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Eastern-Cuban folkloric masters Ache Meyi and Obbatuke showcase their original collaborations with Plaid and Soundspecies, while crafting a world premiere performance alongside DJ Tennis and trumpet ...More
 
 
 
Brad Mehldau Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The trio performs progressive jazz....More
 
 
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 9
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The commanding presence of Bernard Haitink on the podium combines with London's Symphony Orchestra for a performance of this powerful symphonic masterpiece....More
 
 
 
Kyung Wha Chung: JS Bach
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 10th May 2017 - 7pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The violinist performs Bach's Violin Sonata No 1 In G Minor, Violin Partita No 1 In B Minor, Violin Sonata No 2 In A Minor, Violin ...More
 
 
 
Philip Glass And Laurie Anderson - American Style
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 17th May 2017 - 8pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The two artists collaborate in the creation of new music based around improvisation....More
 
 
 
The Gold Medal
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 5th May 2017 - 7pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
The Guildhall School's most prestigious prize for musicians. This year is the turn of the singers, who will perform a short programme with piano accompaniment followed ...More
 
 
 
Islington Young Musicians
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 2nd May 2017 - 6pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Pupils aged eight to 16 perform an eclectic programme including traditional Brazilian samba, Nigerian lullabies, Katy Perry and Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf....More
 
 
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Battle of Ideas, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Battle of Ideas
Sakari Oramo conducts a performance of Messiaen's L'Ascension and Turangalila Symphony. With pianist Steven Osborne....More
 
 
 
 
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Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find Yourself
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Barbican Centre

A projected tapestry of live video feeds from around the Hall's adjacent spaces which audiences can explore the foyers to ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Obsession
Obsession
Theatre | Until 20th May 2017 

Barbican Centre

Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam ...More

 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre

This exhibition showcases a selection of the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

MistaJam
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th April 2017 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Grime and dubstep courtesy of MistaJam, with Rum Committee and Rag'N'Bone Man....More

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Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | From 28th April 

Jubilee Gardens

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival....More

 
Dokke
Dokke
Dining 

Dokke, named after the medieval word for docking a boat, is Neil Wager's high-end cafe ...More

 
Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Neo Bistro
Neo Bistro
Dining 

Alex Harper, former head chef of the Harwood Arms, returns to the kitchen in May ...More

 
London Flower School
London Flower School
Education 

Learn floristry techniques, create beautiful arrangements and be inspired to explore the world of flowers ...More

 
Dinings SW3
Dinings SW3
Dining 

Over a decade after their first restaurant, the team behind Dinings, the contemporary Japanese restaurant ...More

 
Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Newington Green
Leisure 

Between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green which doubles as a roundabout....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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