With more than 800 buildings usually closed to the public opened up for public viewing, Open House London claims to be the biggest architectural festival in the world. Be sure to check our complete guide for hot tips on our favourite entries for this year!
Each year, over a quarter of a million people take advantage of the festival to glimpse London’s hidden treasures, take tours, and listen to talks throughout the city. Lots of spaces rquire pre-booking, so get on it if there are particular buildings you’re keen to visit. Highlights for 2019 include Erno Goldfinger’s brutalist Balfour Tower, a walking tour of the proposed Camden to King’s Cross High Line project. Fancy a peek behind doors of the Freemasons’ Hall? No secret handshake or robes required.
It’s a varied programme, not exlusively about beautiful builings, fancy residences and secret halls. If you’re interested in engineering, check out Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility to take a tour of one of Europe’s most advanced recycling facilities.
If you’re on the lookout for something alternative this Christmas, where better to go than an independent artist’s market? The E17 Designers Market is back again this year, with new and regular makers and creators selling their wares. There’ll be […]
Hosted by the good folks behind Hackney Vegan Village and Ethical Emporium, Hackney Christmas Market returns triumphant and bigger than ever, with around 50 independent traders. What to see and do The focus is on socially conscious gifting, upcycling and […]
Columbia Road is usually at its busiest during the Sunday flower market, but the area is also home to over 60 independent shops, as well as restaurants, galleries and cafés. Shops and restaurants are opening late from 5-9pm on Columbia […]
Broadgate Circle will get a sparkling, festive makeover from concrete city space to a winter forest throughout November and December. The forest will be lined with pine trees, cosy wooden cabins and twinkly lights. Expect lots of food and drink,workshops,charity […]
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