London: Skyline and River
Presented by Anna Dickerson, the ‘London: Skyline and River’ is a solo exhibition that aims to explore and celebrate London’s incredible skyline and historic river. From the flowing water of the Thames to the towering modern construction, the exhibition’s artwork endeavours to capture a slice of what makes London so outstanding.
Barbican Library EC2Y 8DS
Mix & Move: Baile Funk Culture
Looking to bust a move this month? Discover Brazil’s baile funk music scene at the Southbank Centre with an afternoon of free, inclusive dance lesson designed to bring out your inner dancer. Originating from Rio de Janeiro’s favelas and with strong connections from African dispora the music and dance will sweep you off your feet.
Southbank Centre SE1 8XX
London Schools Symphony Orchestra
The London Schools Symphony Orchestra (LSSO) is returning to the Barbican Hall with its evocative performance that draws inspiration from poems to produce an unforgettable evening of outstanding music. The LSSO brings together aspiring young musicians to develop their orchestral understanding and show them the fun in working to create something amazing.
Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS
Black History Walks
Are you curious to understand the streets of London from an African/ Caribbean perspective? Grab a free ticket to the book release of Tony Warner’s ‘Black History Walks Volume One’ at Shoe Lane Library. The evening will cover some of the books content such as black British civil rights, black heroes of World War 2 and so much more.
1 Hill House EC4A 3JR
Theresa May: The Abuse of Power
Theresa May is introducing her new book ‘The Abuse of Power’ at the Southbank Centre alongside thought provoking discussion with Reverend Richard Coles. The volume covers some of the insights she witnessed as both Prime Minister and the Home Secretary and the need for power to be properly handled in the UK.
Southbank Centre SE1 8XX
The Missing Thread
Somerset House is running an exciting exhibition this autumn as it explores the stories of Black British fashion. The Missing Thread exhibition aims to inform visitors on Black British Culture and the impact it has made to Britain’s vibrant design heritage from 1970s to present day.
Strand WC2R 1LA
Greek Wine Tasting Nights at Brother Marcus
Were you thinking that your life wasn’t filled with enough good wine as it was? Well, we found just the thing to bring you some more. Explore the different flavours of Greece as you try six different wines, along with their handpicked menu of Eastern Mediterranean-inspired small plates. We can’t wait to grab a glass as well as a tasty bite to eat.
2 Crispin Pl E1 6DW
A FEAST for your senses
Looking for something a little different this month? Stephanie Wake-Edward’s one woman show just might be the thing with her new operatic black comedy FEAST. With music ranging from opera to jazz the show brings the changes as we see the aftermath of a party and what it can bring.
1 Graces Alley E1 8JB
London Eye has partnered with beer expert, Mark Dredge, to create a one-of-a-kind sky-high beer tasting experience in honour of the iconic German beer festival, Oktoberfest.
Taking place on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October, to coincide with the last weekend of world’s biggest Volkfest in Munich, the tasting tours aim to educate and entertain guests with fascinating stories of London’s beer history as they as they experience 360-degree views of the city’s skyline.
Guest will be invited to join Mark aboard the beer pod to sample three local beers chosen speciality by the beer expert, known for his bestselling book, The Beer Bucket List and appearances on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch.
Guests will be given Bavarian felt hats for guests to wear as they snap their selfies while learning about the best of London beer that they are tasting on their sky-high tour. Each guest will be given themed stein to enjoy the beers in and take away as a free souvenir.
Cinnamon Kitchen City’s 15-year anniversary
Five of London’s most spice-obsessed chefs bring five unique dishes together for the hottest night of the year in celebration of Cinnamon Kitchen City’s 15-year anniversary.
Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Collection, Vivek Singh and Cinnamon Kitchen City Head Chef, Raju Ramachandran, is joining forces with cheffing friends Will Bowlby of Kricket, Adriana Cavita of Cavita and Gavin Malleappah of Rambutan for an exclusive four-course dinner on 6th October at Cinnamon Kitchen City in Devonshire Square.
Each chef will showcase what spice means to them by creating their favourite dish, one course at a time, for one night only.
Once guests have indulged in the vibrant flavours of the evening, Vivek and friends will come out of the kitchen for a lively Q&A session where guests can learn more cooking with spice.
Tickets are priced at £95pp for canapés, a welcome glass of wine and four courses; wine pairings can be added for an additional £48pp. Don’t miss out on the hottest evening of the year!