Top 5 Events This Week: London

The days are getting shorter and an undeniable winter chill is taking over - but London, as always, remains undeterred. In a city where something exciting is happening at all times, deciding what to do can be overwhelming. Luckily for you, we have put together a list of the top 5 events you should check out this week...and almost all of them are completely FREE!

ART

1. Affordable Art Fair

Photo by: Bengt Nyman

Photo by: Bengt Nyman

110 galleries are coming together and bringing over 1,000 artists to this year’s Affordable Art Fair. Ranging from contemporary paintings, prints, sculptures and photography, you are sure to find something to take home without breaking the bank! There is also the option to brush up on your own skills and knowledge during the workshops and talks taking place on various days.

Where: Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

When: Thursday 20th October 2016 - Sunday 23rd October 2016

Price: FREE

@AAFLondon

2. Marina Abromavic’s THE SCREAM

Still from The Scream, Marina Abramovic, courtesy the artist (via Bow Arts)

Still from The Scream, Marina Abramovic, courtesy the artist (via Bow Arts)

As a part of Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts will be presenting an exclusive screening of Marina Abromovic’s THE SCREAM. For more information about the other artists being screened over the weekend, click here: http://bowarts.org/sites/default/files/Visions_Programme.pdf

Where: Bow Arts, Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ

When: Sunday 23rd October 2016

Price: FREE

@BowArts

MUSIC

3. Ryan Hemsworth

Photo by: Drew Stewart

Photo by: Drew Stewart

Canadian producer and DJ, Ryan Hemsworth has made big waves in recent years following his highly acclaimed electro-tinged remixes of tracks by Kanye West, A$AP Rocky and The 1975. Catch him in London as he undertakes a much anticipated European tour.

Where: Kamio, Red Gallery, 1 Rivington St, EC2A 3DT London, United Kingdom

When: Thursday 20th October 2016

Price: FREE

@ryanhemsworth @iamkamio

EVENTS

4. Bloomsbury Festival

Photo by: Lee-Anne Inglis

Photo by: Lee-Anne Inglis

Inspired by the diversity of local residents, the Bloomsbury Festival takes on the theme of Language and will be presenting over 150 events that incorporate an eclectic selection of the best in art, science and literature.

Where: Various locations across Bloomsbury

When: Wednesday 19th October 2016 - Saturday 23rd October 2016

Price: FREE

@bloomsburyfest

5. Phobophobia: The Ventriloquist Nightmare

Photo via www.allinlondon.co.uk

Photo via www.allinlondon.co.uk

Every year the London Bridge Experience transforms its existing attractions using themes playing on your deepest fears. This weekend, step into a nightmare realm in which “the puppets are out to play and want you to join in on their games”…if you dare!

Where: The London Bridge Experience & Tombs, 2 - 4 Tooley Street, London Bridge, SE1 2SY

When: Saturday 22nd October 2016 to Monday 31st October 2016

Price: £26.95

@LondonTombs

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