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KCAW19 Public Art Installation in Sloane Square

All weekend

FREE

Sloane Sq

PUBLIC ART

TALK: JAMES CAPPER

Vestalia Chilton joins artist James Capper in conversation at The Royal Society of Sculptors.

Sat 29 June

2.30pm

FREE

Royal Society of Sculptors

TALK

ALGORAVE

Celebrate the launch of KCAW19 with an evening of alien rhythms and freaky visuals.

Sat 29 June

6.30 – 10.30pm

Museum of Brands

MUSIC + LATES

MUSIC CODING WORKSHOP

Learn how to live-code music with Algorave DJs. Ages 12+

Sat 29 Jun

11am–1pm

FREE

The Rhythm Studio

FAMILY WORKSHOP MUSIC

VISUAL CODING WORKSHOP

Learn how to live-code visuals with Algorave artists. Ages 12+

Sat 29 Jun

2–4pm

FREE

The Rhythm Studio

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

ACRYLICS

A play exploring themes of mental health, ownership of art, and the intention of art versus its impact.

Sat 29 June

7.30pm

from £8

Drayton Arms Theatre

THEATRE + LATES

WALMER YARD TOUR

Join the Architecture Foundation for a tour of Walmer Yard by critic Laura Mark.

Sat 29 June

11am + 1pm

£12/£5

Walmer Yard

TOUR

BRASS REVOLUTION!

A celebration of the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth at Kensington Palace with the RCM.

Fri 28 + Sat 29

multiple times

FREE

Expression Stage

MUSIC

BOOKBINDING

A free taster class in the art of book binding

Sat 29 June

12–2pm

FREE

Sloane Square

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

OIL PAINTING TASTER

Oil painting class by Cass Art, lead by artist Claire Eastgate

Sat 29 June

11am+2pm

FREE

Sloane Square

WORKSHOP

CHELSEA MURAL

New mural by Brazilian artist Antonio Rodrigues Jnr

All weekend

24/7

FREE

Chelsea Fire Station

PUBLIC ART

COLLECTORS BRUNCH

Join Daniel Benjamin Gallery for a private Brunch and tour of the exhibition Come Undone.

Sun 30 June

11am

FREE

Daniel Benjamin Gallery

TOUR

CONTOURS

Works in wood by Wycliffe Stutchbury and Fritz Baumann

Fri 28 + Sat 29

11am–6pm

FREE

Flow Gallery

EXHIBITION

DAY IN YOUR LIFE

Community-minded photography competition by Alison Jackson, with an exhibition at Saatchi Gallery.

All weekend

10am–6pm

FREE

Saatchi Gallery

EXHIBITION

ART WORKSHOPS

Drop in art workshops by Dove Art Studios

Sat 29 + Sun 30

11am–4pm

FREE

Chelsea Fire Station

WORKSHOP

FAIR FOR SAATCHI

New modern and contemporary art fair

All weekend

Saatchi Gallery

EXHIBITION

FLUORESCING

This year Mangrove’s Junior Mas theme is FLUORESCING.

All weekend

FREE

The Tabernacle

EXHIBITION

LATES AT ELEPHANT WEST

Join Elephant West for an evening celebration of Nick Dwyer: Wrong Side of the Dead

Fri 28 June

7pm – 12am

FREE

Elephant West

LATES

HILL & PARK

A celebration of the talents that have lived and worked in Notting Hill and Holland Park

All weekend

FREE

Frestonian Gallery

EXHIBITION

INTERCONNECTIVITIES

An exhibition of 7 contemporary artists

All weekend

FREE

World End Studios

EXHIBITION

LEGACY OF THE BAUHAUS

Talk by Damian Brenninkmeyer on the Legacy of the Bauhaus and how it relates to four contemporary artists.

Sun 30 June

12pm

FREE

Lisa Norris Galllery

TALK

MAO JIANHUA

Mao Jianhua presents a new series of works

All weekend

Saatchi Gallery

EXHIBITION

MEISSEN PORCELAIN

Meissen porcelain and Japanese Meiji craftmanship

Fri 28 June

FREE

David Brower Antiques

EXHIBITION

MUSEUM OF THE MOON

Museum of the Moon is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram.

All weekend

10am–5.50pm

FREE

Natural History Museum

EXHIBITION + FAMILY

VISUAL LOG

OpenMind welcomes you to a special all-day live performance with artist Volodymyr Zayichenko.

Sun 30 June

all day

FREE

OpenMind Art

PERFORMANCE

PORTOBELLO TALES

Walk Eat Talk Eat presents a bespoke food and drink walking tour of Portobello Road and Notting Hill.

Fri 28 June

1pm

£49

TOUR + FOOD

RCA SHOW

The Royal College of Art’s annual show.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

12–6pm

FREE

RCA

EXHIBITION

SHUBBAK | MEHDI ANNASSI

Shubbak presents a special commission by Casablanca-based street artist Mehdi Annassi

All weekend

24/7

FREE

St. Mark’s Rd

PUBLIC ART

TALK: THE FOUR ELEMENTS

A conversation with artist Alessandro Durini di Monza on his exhibition with Jorge Welsh Works of Art.

Sat 29 June

4pm

FREE

Jorge Welsh Works of Art

TALK

THE ART OF PERSUASION

A major exhibition exploring the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games

All weekend

from £4

National Army Museum

EXHIBITION

THE END OF HISTORY…

A new play by Jack Thorne directed by John Tiffany.

Fri 28 June

Sat 29 June

from £12

Royal Court Theatre

THEATRE

RPS HEROINES HUB

An exhibition of works by female photographers exploring identity.

All weekend

FREE

Old Telephone Exchange

EXHIBITION

APOLLO SPACE LOUNGE

Take a seat in this innovative tufted-leather spaceship, showcased at Milan Design Week.

All weekend

FREE

Timothy Oulton Bluebird

EXHIBITION + DESIGN

WINE CALLING

Screening of Wine Calling by Bruno Sauvard, pluas a 30 minute Q+A session with the director.

Sat 29 June

6.40pm

£10-£12

Institut Français

FILM + TALK + FOOD

BLUE PLAQUES WALK

A a specially curated guided walk around the streets of Kensington.

Sat 29 June

11am–1pm

FREE

TOUR

JAMES CAPPER

James Capper's moving sculpture MOUNTAINEER PROTOTYPE, presented with GERF.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

12–5pm

FREE

Exhibition Rd

PUBLIC ART

KCAW MURAL #2

Mural by RCA student Tor Ewen, inspired by the history of Cremorne Garden.

All weekend

24/7

16 Walton St

PUBLIC ART

RICHARD WOODS

KCAW presents Richard Woods HOLIDAY HOME (WHITE CITY)

All weekend

24/7

BBC WHITE CITY

PUBLIC ART

(DE)FIGURED

Contemporary dance/installation in and around Dora House.

Fri 28 June

7pm + 8.30pm

FREE

Royal Society of Sculptors

PERFORMANCE + LATES

ALBERTOPOLIS TOURS

A short tour up Exhibition Road, and discover the story of London’s arts and science district.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

11am–4.30pm

FREE

Exhibition Rd

TOUR

BEYOND THE ROAD

A ground-breaking, fully immersive exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

All weekend

£20

Saatchi Gallery

EXHIBITION

BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS

Learn the basics of using watercolours to paint botanical subjects.

Sat 29 June

12–4pm

FREE

Holland Park

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

OIL PAINTING TASTER

Oil painting class by Cass Art, lead by artist Claire Eastgate

Fri 28 June

12–4pm

FREE

Holland Park

WORKSHOP

CASS ART LATES

A special shopping event featuring live music and edible treats.

Fri 28 June

7–8pm

FREE

Cass Art

SHOP + LATES

CHINESE WOOD STANDS

A unique selection of antique Chinese wood stands.

All weekend

FREE

Fleurdelys Antiquites

EXHIBITION

COME UNDONE

The first solo exhibition by Ellie MacGarry

All weekend

FREE

Daniel Benjamin Gallery

EXHIBITION

CREATE AND MAKE

Join a free drop-in activity workshop for families inspired by the museum and its exhibitions

Sun 30 June

11am–4pm

FREE

Design Museum

FAMILY + WORKSHOP

DESIGN A TOTE WORKSHOP

Join The Fashion School's holistic fashion studio for the Design and Sew A Tote Bag Workshop for Kids.

Sun 30 June

1–5pm

£70

The Fashion School

FAMILY + WORKSHOP

END OF RESIDENCY SHOW

Group exhibition of The Muse Gallery artists in residence

All weekend

FREE

The Muse Gallery

EXHIBITION

FANTASTIC YEASTS

Mat Fischer talks about how his team have discovered a new species causing a devastating meningitis.

Sat 29 June

3pm

FREE

Natural History Museum

TALK

ALL ABOUT THE PLATE

V&A curators Catherine Flood and May Rosenthal Sloan present Food: Bigger than the Plate.

Fri 28 June

6.30 – 7.30pm

£5–£7

Institut Français

TALK + FOOD

ST JAMES'S PARK TOUR

Join a guided walk through the oldest Royal Park, St James’s.

Fri 28 June

1.15 – 2.45pm

£10

St James's Park

TOUR

IDENTITY PHOTO TRAIL

Explore identity and celebrate women artists with the IDENTITY PHOTO TRAIL

All weekend

FREE

King's Rd

TOUR

INVESTIGATE CENTRE

The free science centre where children and adults can get hands-on with its collection.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

11am–5pm

FREE

Natural History Museum

FAMILY

MAGNIFICENT MOIRES

Create your own hypnotic, wavy lined sculptures.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

10am–5pm

FREE

Royal Society of Sculptors x GERF

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

MENTAL WELLBEING…

In this talk, geologist Cedric John will discuss his own experiences in the field.

Sun 30 June

12pm

FREE

Natural History Museum

TALK

NHM LATES

Explore the Natural History Museum after hours..

Fri 28 June

6–10pm

FREE

Natural History Museum

LATES

POSTCARD PAINTING TOUR

Painting the river Thames in the steps of Chelsea’s artists.

Sat 29 June

3–5.30pm

£40

TOUR + WORKSHOP

PUBLIC ART BIKE TOUR

An exciting bike ride to visit all the key public art displays as part of KCAW19.

Sun 30 June

2pm

FREE

TOUR + PUBLIC ART

ROYAL ALBERT HALL TOURS

Daily tours of the Royal Albert Hall.

All weekend

multiple times

from £6.75

Royal Albert Hall

TOUR

SILENT DISCO

Don a headset and party into the night.

Fri 28 June

10.15pm–1am

£22

Natural History Museum

LATES + MUSIC

TASCHEN WAREHOUSE SALE

Taschen’s biannual sale over KCAW with up to 75% off stock.

All weekend

Taschen

SHOP

THE CORONET TOUR

Take an exclusive tour of Notting Hill's iconic Grade II listed theatre.

Sat 29 June

12–2pm

FREE

The Coronet Theatre

TOUR

THE FOUR ELEMENTS

An exhibition by Alessandro Durini di Monza in collaboration with Jorge Welsh Works of Art

All weekend

FREE

Jorge Welsh Works of Art

EXHIBITION

THE SHAPE OF THINGS

Car Crash Productions presents The Shape of Things, a play by Neil LaBute

Fri 28 June

Sat 29 June

from £8

Drayton Arms Theatre

THEATRE + LATES

WERNER BISCHOF – USA

25 photographs by renowned Magnum photographer Werner Bischof

Fri 28 + Sat 29

11–5pm

FREE

David Hill Gallery

EXHIBITION

TREASURE HUNT

Go on a treasure hunt down the world famous Antiques Street and win a dinner for two at the Wine Rooms

All weekend

24/7

FREE

Kensington Church St

TOUR

LAURA FORD

As part of its Public Art Trail, KCAW19 presents SILENT HOWLERS by British sculptor Laura Ford.

end of September

FREE

Napoleon Garden

PUBLIC ART

KCAW MURAL #3

The third KCAW mural, located at the front of the Museum of Brands building. Voting now open.

All weekend

24/7

Museum of Brands

PUBLIC ART

TABISH KHAN

In conversation with Richard Woods

Fri 28 June

7pm

FREE

White City Pl

TALK + LATES

02

A group exhibition that explores the connections between mysticism, narrative and cosmological vitality.

All weekend

FREE

PM/AM

EXHIBITION

PORTOBELLO WALL

Anastasia Russa presents her commission for the Portobello Wall.

Sat 29 Jun

5.30pm

FREE

Portobello Wall

TALK + PUBLIC ART

BIG FAMILY WEEKEND

The Serpentine presents a weekend of artist-led activities for children and families.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

10am–6pm

FREE

Serpentine Gallery

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

BRUSH LETTERING

Try your hand at beautiful hand lettering!

Fri 28 June

4–6pm

FREE

Holland Park

WORKSHOP + FAMILY

OIL PAINTING TASTER

Oil painting class by Cass Art, lead by artist Jeremy Burns.

Sat 29 June

11am–1.30pm

FREE

Holland Park

WORKSHOP

SUMMER MURAL

The Chelsea Arts Club new mural, inspired by New Orleans.

24/7

FREE

Chelsea Arts Club

PUBLIC ART

CLASSICAL FOR KIDS

Introducing little ears to the world of classical music.

Sat 29 June

11am + 1pm

from £6

Royal Albert Hall

MUSIC + FAMILY

CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE

The 2nd edition of 508 Gallery annual Open Call exhibition.

Fri 28 + Sat 29

10am – 6pm

FREE

508 Gallery

EXHIBITION

CW+ ARTS TOUR

Take a tour of the many works of art from the CW+ collection in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Fri 28 June

11am

FREE

CW Hospital

TOUR

DESIGN MUSEUM TOURS

Join a free tour of the Design Museum, and learn about the fascinating history of its building.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

2pm

FREE

Design Museum

TOUR

OPEN STUDIO

Eugenie Vronskaya opens her studio exclusively for KCAW19.

Sat 29 June

12–4pm

FREE

TOUR

FASHION AS A…

Panel discussion on Fashion as a Walking Art Form

Sat 29 June

2–4.30pm

FREE

Chelsea Library

TALK

FOODNOTES

Screening of three films by Vivian Ostrovsky, with an introduction and Q+A session with the director.

Sun 30 June

6.40pm

£5

Institut Français

FILM + TALK + FOOD

HIKARI SHIMODA AND MILLO

Double solo show dedicated to Millo and Hikari Shimoda.

Fri 28 + Sat 29

10.30am–6.30pm

FREE

Dorothy Circus

EXHIBITION

PANDEMONIA + OLGA…

Olga Lomaka in conversation with Pandemonia.

Sun 30 June

4pm

FREE

The Exhibitionist Hotel

TALK

LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Paint and sketch the landscape of Holland Park with London Fine Art Studio artists.

Sat 29 + Sun 30

2pm

FREE

Napoleon Garden

WORKSHOP

MAKING WITH RECYCLED…

Create a series of domestic objects using re-cycled plastic with architecture collective BFA.

Sat 29 June

10am–4.30pm

from £50

Design Museum

WORKSHOP

MEET THE MAKERS

Join Goldfinger HQ to explore their artisan co-working space, showroom and carpentry workshops.

Fri 28 + Sat 29

multiple times

FREE

Goldfinger Factory

TOUR

MUSEUM OF BRANDS

Share your favourite brand memory in the museum’s latest interactive installation.

All weekend

from £5

Museum of Brands

EXHIBITION + FAMILY

OIL PAINTING TASTER

Oil painting class by Cass Art, lead by artist Claire Eastgate.

Fri 28 June

12–4pm

FREE

Holland Park

WORKSHOP

PETER & THE WOLF LIVE

Screening of the timeless animation, scored live by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sun 30 June

2.30pm

from £12.25

Royal Albert Hall

MUSIC + FAMILY

QUIET RADIANCE

An exhibition of painting by local artist Mark Cazalet.

All weekend

FREE

Serena Morton Gallery

EXHIBITION

SHORT TON OF LOVE

A scratch performance of startling, lesser known Chekhov short stories.

Sun 30 June

5pm

£5

Drayton Arms Theatre

THEATRE + LATES

SUMMER SHOW II

Artists from the exhibitions and residency programmes.

All weekend

FREE

Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop

EXHIBITION

THE ART & ANTIQUES FAIR

Enjoy London’s longest-running art and antiques fair.

Fri 28 June

11am–5pm

ANTIQUES

THE CREATIVE COLLECTION

An exhibition from Ceramics, Glass & Jewellery, Graphic Design, Multimedia and Interior Design students.

Fri 28 + Sat 29

FREE

KCC

EXHIBITION + FAMILY

GERF

A free three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration in South Kensington.

All weekend

FREE

Exhibition Road

FESTIVAL + FAMILY

SUMMER LOVE

Theatre Reviva! presents Summer Love, three short plays at Worlds End Studios.

Fri 28 June

Sat 29 June

from £15

Worlds End Studios

THEATRE + LATES

MUSEUM OF BRANDS

Share your favourite brand memory in the museum’s latest interactive installation.

All weekend

from £5

Museum of Brands

EXHIBITION + FAMILY