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BFI London Film Festival: Northbank Pop-Up Film Experience
Launching especially for London Film Festival, a new immersive film experience is set to entice visitors to The Northbank area. This free pop-up installation on Villiers Street, just moments away from the Embankment Garden Cinema, will be open throughout the festival showing BFI archive film of The Northbank area, including the riverside, Trafalgar Square and Victoria Embankment Gardens. The pop-up also features the fabulous performer Jonny Woo and a stunning audio of his poem, ‘I Know Your Name’.
Brought to you by The Northbank BID, in collaboration with the BFI, the pop-up is open from 2-13 October, between 11am-8pm, and is set to be a must-see addition to Film Festival for 2019. Find the pop-up at: 35-37 Villiers Street.
2 October @ 11:00 am - 13 October @ 8:00 pmFree
12 November 2019
Wanting to get in the Christmas Spirit? Covent Garden’s spectacular lights switch on is taking place on the 12th November. The official illuminating ceremony takes place in the Piazza that evening, with over 115,000 lights powering up in Covent Garden and the surrounding streets. The towering Christmas tree alone has 30,000 lights, and forms the centrepiece of the ceremony. A special VIP host is yet to be announced, but keep on the look out for updates soon.
13 November 2019
One of London’s favourite winter traditions, Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason has something for everybody, with skating lessons, our late-night DJs series Skate Lates, and our first-ever Skate all-nighter on Saturday 07 December.
13 November 2019
Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but it is also unfortunately a time of excess waste: decorations, packaging, gift wrap, food… But it doesn’t have to be! Are you interested in reducing your waste and use of plastics? We can help you craft a unique and sustainable Christmas. We will show you how to make stunning ornaments by upcycling paper waste and give you easy tips and tricks to get ready for a Christmas that you and your loved ones won’t forget. An inspiring session to learn more about low waste living, get crafty and set the mood for the upcoming festive season.
14 November 2019
An unforgettable experience for late-night skaters and music lovers, Skate Lates features leading DJs on the rinks-side decks.