Curious about magic and want to peep behind the curtain a little? The relationship between magic and psychology is at the heart of Smoke and Mirrors at The Wellcome Collection. The free exhibition will look at how bias and suggestion affect our senses and decision-making, and what makes us believe in magic and the supernatural.
Spirit photography, magic props and psychology experiments will demonstrate how magic works in the mind. The exhibition features artefacts from Derren Brown, Paul Daniels & Debbie McGee and Harry Houdini.
This month, West Norwood Feast is going digital, keeping locals entertained while social distancing. Events include a guided tour of Norwood’s bird calls, a cook-along session, yoga, crafting for kids and music and chat by regular FEAST DJ Glen Falconer. […]
Organised annually by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the Great British Beer Festival has been running for over 40 years. With around a thousand different drinks available, organisers call it the “Biggest pub in the world”. The festival specialises […]
August bank holiday weekend is time for Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s biggest street party. It’s a colourful, vibrant celebration of all things multicultural, and especially London’s African-Caribbean communities. Revellers come from all over for the elaborate costumes, community spirit and […]
A summer of free events run by London Bridge City between London and Tower Bridges. Highlights include Mass-Samba-aoke (group karaoke with a live samba band), outdoor cinema screenings, performances, live music, food stalls and plenty of family friendly activities to […]
Not to be confused with the Great Race between Oxford and Cambridge rowing crews. This traditional boat race sees a great flotilla of oar powered craft take to the Thames for a semi-competitive race from London Docklands to Richmond. Any […]