10 Things You Don’t Want To Miss This May

10 Things You Don’t Want To Miss This May

Staying in London this May? You won’t want to miss any of our favourites this month.

Shape of Light: 100 years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern

2 May – 18 October 2018

Photography and abstract art both changed the art landscape as we know it. However, the impact of photography on abstract art and vice versa have never been told by a major gallery. For the first time, the Tate Modern brings together these different art forms and show just how much they influenced each other

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/shape-light

Breakin’ Convention, Sadler’s Wells

4 – 7 May

Returning for its 15th year, Breakin’ Convention celebrates an incredible line up from the world of hip hop. Visit Sadler’s Wells this May to experience incredible shows and a range of workshops.

https://www.breakinconvention.com

London Craft Week, All over London

9 -13 May

Crafting is back! And London Craft week aims to showcase both established and emerging crafters all over London. From large metal and glass projects to smaller baskets, the London Craft week has something to inspire every crafter.

http://www.londoncraftweek.com/

The Future Starts Here, V&A Kensington

12 May onwards

Love it or fear it? Either way technology is here to stay and the V&A are showcasing 100 possibilities for our future. From zero waste carbon neutral cities to body code animation, this thought provoking exhibition will make you rethink the world as we know it.

https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/the-future-starts-here

Elizabeth, Barbican

16 – 19 May

Feeling the Royal vibes this May? Watch the Royal Ballet perform Elizabeth and see the how Gloriana dealt with her suitors.

http://www.roh.org.uk/productions/elizabeth-by-will-tuckett

Open Air Theatre: Peter Pan, Regent’s Park

17 May  – 15 Jun

Longing for a little bit of that Neverland Freedom? Pair Peter Pan with the great outdoors at Regent’s Park and enjoy an afternoon in the sun.

https://openairtheatre.com/

The Royal Wedding, Windsor

19 May

Windsor is home to our latest Royal wedding – HRH Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle. Spot the couple after the service as they tour Windsor in a horse drawn carriage.

https://www.royal.uk/royal-wedding-2018

RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Chelsea

22 – 26 May

The power of plants to improve our health and wellbeing is a big theme at this years show. Explore the themed areas as well as finding your favourite Peter Beales Roses in the Great Pavilion.

https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chelsea-flower-show?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2YfP7vHS2gIVDrftCh3p3AMCEAAYASAAEgJrLvD_Bw

Zip Now London, Southbank

22 May – September

The World’s fastest Zip Line is returning to London’s Southbank after a sell out summer last year. See the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye from the sky or, if you are feeling daring, choose the Mega Drop Free Fall Style and drop down to earth at insane speeds.

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/attractions/the-world-s-fastest-zipline-is-returning-to-london-a3821126.html

Foodies Festival, Syon Park

26 – 28 May

Head over to West London this bank holiday to experience one of London’s biggest food festivals. Watch bake – off winner Sophie Faldo bake live and enjoy samples by Michelin Star chefs.

http://foodiesfestival.com/syon-park-food-festival/

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