Discover what events are in store within The Northbank
Come and join this Northbank Nature Club event. Relax and unwind, whilst honing your gardening skills. Using glass fishbowl style vases for the planter and layers of pebbles, sand and soil to create a desert theme, learn how to create a succulent planter and propagate these at home. This is very easy to do once you know how and quite addictive!
Did you know that the fast fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world? Would you like to be able to extend the life of your clothes by learning how to repair them? Learn valuable mending and basic sewing skills that you need to fix your clothes, save money and be kind to the planet.
A thought provoking new exhibition is now open to everyone for free. Viewing the Invisible is an exciting collaboration between Kings College London and London Fine Art Studios with the support of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Bringing together scientists and artists to explore how similar their working methods really are.
With videos, photographs, paintings and text Viewing the Invisible explores how scientists and artists can support one another in disseminating research and enriching creativity.
Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science and as part of the launch of LSE 2030, this event promises insightful discussion as well as amazing guests. Welcoming alumni Ruth Porat, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google, and journalist and television presenter Martin Lewis OBE; LSE Director, Minouche Shafik will be in conversation with both guests about the role LSE can play in shaping the world during these turbulent times of economic uncertainty and social transformations. Discussing also, how LSE has helped them through both their hugely successful career paths.
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'.
Another fascinating evening of jazz brought to you by the Hungarian Cultural Society. Come along, as modern jazz meets Hungarian innovation in Dániel Váczi Trio's London concert, featuring a unique instrument invented by Váczi. All music lovers are welcome to this free event, which is set to be a unique and memorable evening.
Want to know how what you eat influences how you feel? 60% of your brain is fat and more and more research is showing just how important what we eat is for our mood and mental health. Join us for this lunchtime talk with Innerfit Nutritional Therpaist Kristy Coleman. Learn about what factors influence digestion and what foods to include/remove to support mood.
How could you wrap more healthy habits into your lifestyle? 75% of people skip meals and avoid the gym because they are “too busy”. It doesn't have to be this way! Join us for this lunchtime talk with Innerfit founder & Personal Trainer Chris Pinner. Learn 10 health hacks to boost your wellbeing, however busy you schedule may be
On Thursday 24th October, 12pm-5pm, Northbank Business Improvement District will deliver a ‘Pop-Up Africa’ event, part of the Black History Month celebrations.
Africa in the Courtyard will be held in The Courtyard at St. Martin in-the-Fields and will offer local residents, businesses and employees the chance to experience (and purchase a bit of) Africa without leaving the capital.
Have you tried to reduce the amount of plastic in your life? Want to learn some tips and tricks to reduce the waste in your bin?
For this low waste food special, we will share tips on how to grocery shop the Low Waste way. We will also demonstrate how to prepare quick and simple low waste snacks that reduce plastic waste and that are also good for you. You’ll also have the opportunity to taste and sample the food we prepare together.
Explore the latest news from our initiatives.
From today businesses and organisations can register for a HGV safety permit as part of our new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) coming in from 26 October 2020. On the same day, TfL will also introduce tougher Low Emission Zone (LEZ)...
On Monday 28th October, Westminster City Council published on their website the latest version of the draft City Plan and all accompanying papers that will now be considered by Full Council on 13th November. The overarching aims of the City...
The winner of Makerversity's City Co-Labs: Re-Making Place Civic Hack in partnership with The Northbank BID is... Hydro-Commons! Makerversity’s Civic Hacks address the big social issues of our time. Fostering collaboration between makers and the public, exploring design’s role in...