London Design Festival
The vision of London Design Festival is to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world. They look forward to welcoming visitors to the capital again for the 17th edition of the Festival from 14-22 September 2019.
London Design Festival Director, Ben Evans CBE says “London and Design go hand in hand. It is part of our story. London Design Festival is a platform for hundreds of design stories to be told. Each of them talks to an expanding audience hungry for design ideas and enjoying the quality and diversity of what’s on offer. It all confirms London’s status as the global centre of design.”
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, said: “London Design Festival is a fantastic event which brings together designers from across the globe and demonstrates the capital’s position as a powerhouse for the creative industries. London is known for its creativity and continues to attract the best companies and talent from around the world. I’m delighted to support London Design Festival, which shows that London is open to great ideas, innovation and people from all backgrounds.”
14 September - 22 September
25 September 2019
Bringing joy and colour to the Northbank, St Mary Le Strand will be exhibiting the work of the artist Veronica von Degenfeld. This FREE exhibition within the church is a brilliant chance to see and reflect upon some amazing work.
27 September 2019
We’re the new kid on the festival block. We’re big on creativity, low on convention. Over two nights in September, Emerge Festival will see a creative kaleidoscope of events take over 11 London Boroughs. With one ticket, you’ll have access to all the night’s venues and some of the best breakthrough artists in town. Their stage? 50 of the capital’s iconic buildings from Tower Bridge’s glass walkway to The Design Museum’s paraboloid hall. We’ve curated nine jam-packed circuits to enthral…
1 October 2019
An incredibly eye opening and important exhibition from Kings College London. Estimated to affect 40 million people worldwide, London-based Syrian artist Sara Shamma brings to light the global issue of human trafficking and modern slavery in this free art exhibition.
2 October 2019
Back with Embankment Garden Cinema for a limited time, BFI London Film Festival is an excellent showcase for film and the final piece to Northbank's puzzle as a riverside cultural quarter.