October 2017

The Life of Birds
Friday 19th May 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

The Life of Birds

This exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake himself, is the first ever to examine a theme that has intrigued him throughout his career – birds. It […]

Jacqueline Ayer: Drawing on Thailand
Saturday 17th June 2017 - Sunday 22nd October 2017

Jacqueline Ayer: Drawing on Thailand

House of Illustration presents an exhibition of the work of Jacqueline Ayer, an extraordinary artist, fashion designer and entrepreneur whose defining work drew on her time […]

Eklegein
Friday 1st September 2017 - Monday 16th October 2017

Eklegein

In a clash of industry and movement, award-winning choreographer and photographer Mickael Marso Riviere captures dancers animating the architecture of King’s Cross with Eklegein.  About Mickael Born […]

Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Friday 22nd September 2017 - Sunday 21st January 2018

Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen

You’ll probably recognize his satirical and political cartoons. But this exhibition at House of Illustration is a rare opportunity to explore his lesser-known side as […]

Canopy Market September
Friday 29th September 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

Canopy Market September

The last weekend of the month under the West Handyside Canopy is the place for some serious stall browsing. Check-out who’s trading here. You’ll find fresh produce, […]

Spanish Olive Festival 2017
Friday 29th September 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

Spanish Olive Festival 2017

Canopy Market will host the first ever Spanish Olive Festival in the UK Be transported to the olive groves of Spain with celebrity chef demonstrations, […]

Twilight Gardening
Wednesday 4th October 2017

Twilight Gardening

Fancy relaxing at the end of a busy day and meeting new people while helping to build the garden of a thousand hands? Come to […]

John Yeoman and Quentin Blake: 50 Years of Children’s Books
Friday 6th October 2017 - Sunday 4th March 2018

John Yeoman and Quentin Blake: 50 Years of Children’s Books

John Yeoman is Quentin Blake’s longest standing collaborator. This exhibition brings together their work over 50 years since the first book for both of them, […]

Waitrose bread making masterclass
Friday 6th October 2017

Waitrose bread making masterclass

Celebrate Oktoberfest week with a course combining beer with bread making This all-day event, in association with flour maker Marriages, will be led by master […]

October at Waitrose Cookery School
Saturday 7th October 2017 - Tuesday 31st October 2017

October at Waitrose Cookery School

Learn how to make something delicious with the talented chefs at Waitrose Cookery School. Each class is themed around a different cuisine and classes vary […]

Free Dr Bike
Wednesday 11th October 2017

Free Dr Bike

Get your bike checked for free with Dr Bike. The monthly Dr Bike checks are provided by the London Cycling Campaign’s Cycling services team. These […]

London Greek Wine Festival 2017
Friday 13th October 2017 - Saturday 14th October 2017

London Greek Wine Festival 2017

This October, the London Greek Wine Festival is back at King’s Cross for the second year running. Book your ticket here. This year, the festival will be hosted […]

Bloomsbury Songs @ King’s Cross
Wednesday 18th October 2017

Bloomsbury Songs @ King’s Cross

In conjunction with the 2017 Bloomsbury Festival, King’s Cross welcomes ‘Bloomsbury Songs’ – celebrating a diverse London community in song. Neighbouring Bloomsbury choirs, young and […]

Twilight Gardening
Wednesday 18th October 2017

Twilight Gardening

Fancy relaxing at the end of a busy day and meeting new people while helping to build the garden of a thousand hands? Come to […]

KERB is 5!
Friday 20th October 2017 - Saturday 21st October 2017

KERB is 5!

KERB’s big 0-5! Every year KERB celebrates its birthday party under the West Handyside Canopy here at King’s Cross, bringing traders new and old together […]

Skip Garden Family Day
Wednesday 25th October 2017

Skip Garden Family Day

During half term, Global Generation invite Camden families to spend time together the beautiful urban Skip Garden with a host of fun, free activities! Between […]

Canopy Market October
Friday 27th October 2017 - Sunday 29th October 2017

Canopy Market October

Join us under the Canopy for an exciting new market The last weekend of the month under the West Handyside Canopy is the place for some serious […]

Wizard School Family Workshops
Saturday 28th October 2017 - Saturday 9th December 2017

Wizard School Family Workshops

Calling all apprentice wizards & witches! Powerful plants will be your allies on your journey to become a master wizard! Join the Global Generation team […]

Workshop: Turn Cartoons into Costumes
Saturday 28th October 2017

Workshop: Turn Cartoons into Costumes

A family workshop at House of Illustration Enter into the comical, colourful and magical world of the Gerald Scarfe with this special workshop for families. “I […]

Spiritland presents: Soul of a Nation Closing Party
Monday 30th October 2017

Spiritland presents: Soul of a Nation Closing Party

Soul of a Nation at Tate Modern Soul Of A Nation: Art In The Age Of Black Power at Tate Modern is one of the […]

Halloween parade and party
Tuesday 31st October 2017

Halloween parade and party

Don your scariest Halloween outfit and meet us at the Bird Cage at King’s Cross (outside the station) for a ghoulish Halloween light parade and party. […]

Halloween cakes with Juliet Sear
Tuesday 31st October 2017

Halloween cakes with Juliet Sear

On All Hallows Eve, join expert baker and food writer Juliet Sear for a fantastically creepy bakery workshop at Waitrose Cookery School. Learn how to decorate […]

Breaking Borders: Words and Conversations at the British Library
Tuesday 31st October 2017

Breaking Borders: Words and Conversations at the British Library

Journey to Latin America with Litro Magazine’s Breaking Borders We’re living in a time when open borders have come under threat. But great literature stands […]

Run KX
Mondays 12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Run KX

Run KX is a free running club meeting at King’s Cross. The 5km run is guided by seasoned personal trainer Martin Whitelock, and is suitable […]

Run KX
Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Run KX

Run KX is a free running club meeting at King’s Cross. The 5km run is guided by seasoned personal trainer Martin Whitelock, and is suitable […]

Moe’s Bootcamp
Tuesdays 6:00 pm-7:45 pm

Moe’s Bootcamp

Moe’s Bootcamp is a High Intensity Interval Training session based outdoors. The workout is designed to provide a high calorie burn using a variety of […]

Moe’s Bootcamp
Thursdays 6:00 pm-6:45 pm

Moe’s Bootcamp

Moe’s Bootcamp is a High Intensity Interval Training session based outdoors. The workout is designed to provide a high calorie burn using a variety of […]

Moe’s Bootcamp
Saturdays 10:00 am-10:45 am

Moe’s Bootcamp

Moe’s Bootcamp is a High Intensity Interval Training session based outdoors. The workout is designed to provide a high calorie burn using a variety of […]

“Friday Night Out” at N1C
Fridays 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

“Friday Night Out” at N1C

Friday Night Out – the activity programme for local young people is back! If you are between 10 and 14 years old, then why not […]

Wizard School Talks & Workshops
Fridays 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Wizard School Talks & Workshops

We are bringing a touch of magic to The Skip Garden this winter with workshops, talks & special events revealing real magic in the natural […]