What’s On in the City

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What's On in the City
Aida Muluneh Water Life Series, Star Shine, Moon Glow 2018 commissioned by WaterAid credit Aida Muluneh

Discover London’s Roman Amphitheatre

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We all know the modern London, the hustle and the bustle, but what was it like almost a thousand years ago? Archaeologist Dr Andrew Lane hopes to submerge you in the forgotten world of the Romans and Londinium with his extended tour of the Guildhall Hall Gallery’s Roman amphitheatre.

Guildhall Art Gallery EC2V 5AE

Sing and Swing at the Somerset House Summer Series

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Somerset House Summer Series credit James Bryant

Somerset House is celebrating 20 years of their Summer Series with 11 nights of gigs this month. From French psych-rock to soul-pop and R&B, there is something for everyone in the Summer Series. Bring a friend or maybe the whole family, it’s going to be a blast!

Strand WC2R 1LA

A Strange Loop at the Barbican

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A Strange Loop at the Barbican Credit Marc J Franklin

A Strange Loop is transferring from Broadway to London’s Barbican Theatre for a one-time-only 12-week limited season from 17 June, with a producing team including the National Theatre, Jennifer Hudson and Alan Cumming
among others.

The full cast is led by Kyle Ramar Freeman, making his West End debut reprising the role of Usher – which he played on Broadway – who grapples with desires, identity and instincts he both loves and loathes, all brought to life on stage by a hilarious, straight-talking ensemble of ‘Thoughts’.

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Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS

Art and Wine with Banele Vakele

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Aida Muluneh Water Life Series, Star Shine, Moon Glow 2018 commissioned by WaterAid credit Aida Muluneh

Enjoy an evening of wine and art with the ‘A World in Common Exhibition and Wine Tasting with Banele Vakele’ at the Tate Modern. Tantalise the taste buds with the unique blends of organic wine present in the evening’s event. Not only will Banele go over his passion and love for his wine but you’ll be free to explore the exhibition after hours.

Bankside SE1 9TG

A Summer of Art and Climate at the Southbank Centre

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When it comes to integrating modern issues within art there is no better place to look this summer than the Southbank Centre. Part of their ‘Planet Summer’ season, their debut ‘Dear Earth: Art and Hope in a Time of Crisis’ exhibition aims to investigate topics such as climate care, hope and activism. With its strong message and powerful imagery this is not one to miss.

Southbank Centre SE1 8XX

Primary School Vegetable Sale at Borough Market

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Borough Market has joined forces with 12 London primary schools to bring a terrific day of life experience as the children learn what it means to be a trader at the world-class market. The school children will be selling vegetables they’ve grown at their school. Proceeds will then go to the ‘Felix Project’ that provide meals to vulnerable families across London.

8 Southwark Street SE1 9AL

‌Let Loose with the UK Soul Choir

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Looking for a fun way to release your inner musical spirit? The UK Soul Choirs are running a number of fun, community run choir events near Tower Bridge. There’s no need to worry if you’re good enough as there are no auditions, just rock up and have a blast.

The Scoop at More SE1 2AA

‌Carrie Mae Weems: Reflections for Now Exhibition

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Carrie Mae Weems portrait by Jerry Klineberg

Renowned American artist Carrie Mae Weems is coming to London for her first major UK exhibition, ‘Reflections for Now.’ Through powerful photography and film, she defies societal norms of class, gender, and race, exploring identity, power, and desire. A must-see for all art enthusiasts.

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS

Cocktails in the City

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If you’re a cocktail enthusiast, then Cocktails in the City is the perfect event for you.

With over 20 bars and brands, this pop-up event brings together the best bartenders and venues, creating an immersive and engaging atmosphere.

If you’re a Vodka fan, then Summer Blush by Zoran Peric at Tito’s Vodka is a great cocktail to try. However, if Tequila is more your thing, then Ikiqai by Filip Stribrny at Chotto Matte might be your tipple of choice for the night.

But if you’re keen to get more involved, be sure to try cocktail making, a fun experience. Alongside, great street food and a live band – this is a great event.

Cocktails in the City is amazing to try with friends, family, work colleagues or even your special someone. What are you waiting for?

Cocktails in the City will continue throughout the summer
Bedford Square Garden, WC1B 3ES

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