What’s On: 12-14 May

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AFFORDABLE ART FAIR: Hampstead Heath, London, May 11th to May 14th


Born in 1996 and now a global phenomenon, the annual show will host 100 UK and international galleries, and artists will showcase their sculpture, paintings, photography from 11am to 6pm every day.

This year the fair will be organised into five different categories:

Weekend break – Art under £500

– Continental Escapes – Art under £1000

– Far Flung Treasures – Art under £2000

– Run away with me – Art under £4000

– Journey of a lifetime – Art under £6000

The artwork belongs to both well-established and emerging artists and the show will also include workshops, print studios and tours which reveal the connection between Arts, Travel and contemporary themes like Brexit.

Tickets are between £10 and £12 and you can have a look at the full program by clicking on the following link: https://affordableartfair.com/fairs/london-hampstead


BALANCE FESTIVAL: The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London, May 12th to May 13th


Interested in healthy living?

This three-day festival celebrates the world of fitness, health, wellness and food.

Leading London trainers will run fitness classes, and food brands will offer live cooking demonstrations, alongside music, discussions and workshops.

For more info click here: https://www.balance-festival.com/WhatsOn/Music/LineUp


THE BROOKLYN BREWERY MASH, MC Motors, Dalston, London, May 12th to Saturday 13th


Are you passionate about good beer and want to journey through the 5 rooms of Beer Mansion? Then you’ll have to participate in this event.

Brooklyn Brewery is helping local and international breweries serve their finest beers with the addition of food, tech, art and games from 17:00 to 23:00.

The interactive multi-room experience will offer great tastes and surprises with explanation of what participants are drinking and eating and why.

Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-brooklyn-brewery-mash-presents-beer-mansion-tickets-33238544381




This free festival celebrates the anniversary of Samuel Pepys’ first show in Covent Garden in 1662 with Mr. Punch as a central character.

The grand procession will start on Sunday at 11am in St. Paul’s Church Garden led by the Superior Brass Band and will end at 12noon with a special Church Service guided by Mr Punch standing at the pulpit.

From 12:30 to 17:30 the festival will present Punch and Judy and the puppet shows accompanied by workshops, clowns, refreshment, folk music and stalls.

The Food Chain, which will provide the refreshment, will use this occasion to raise funds for Londoners affected by HIV.




AFTERMATH, Notthingham contemporary, Nottingham, May 12th to 14th


The Aftermath is an annual project based on the creative repartee between Art students from Nottingham Trent University and History students from Nottingham Trent University. Their work will be a response to issues raised by “The Place is here”, a black art movement, who presented their exhibition earlier this winter at Nottingham Contemporary.

The aim is to create artwork with a deep connection to the hottest topics of our modern age.

The show is totally free and you just need to drop in during Nottingham Contemporary opening hours between Friday and Sunday.


ROBIN HOOD TOWN TOUR, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham, May 14th


One man who loves his city and is seeking to promote it is Ezekial Bone, the new Robin Hood of Nottingham.

His Tour through the city is the number 1 attraction on Trip Advisor and one of the most rated events on the web.

He’ll guide you through Sherwood Forest, the caves and all the mysteries and adventures praised by the novels about Robin Hood.

For more info click on the following link: http://www.ezekialbone.com/robin-hood/.