August 2018

Deconstructing Patterns at The Crick
Thursday 1st February 2018 - Saturday 1st December 2018

Deconstructing Patterns at The Crick

Art and science in conversation at the Francis Crick Institute The natural world is made up of patterns. Many we can see with the naked…

Art installation: Somewhere in Between
Thursday 8th March 2018 - Monday 27th August 2018

Art installation: Somewhere in Between

Artists and scientists giving shape to intangible ideas In a new installation at The Wellcome Collection, four contemporary artists have collaborated with scientists to explore ‘something…

Quentin Blake: Voyages to the Moon and Sun
Friday 4th May 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Quentin Blake: Voyages to the Moon and Sun

Cyrano de Bergerac’s 17th Century tale of space travel has been republished as a collectors edition by the Folio Society, with new illustrations by Quentin…

Enid Marx: Print, Pattern & Popular Art
Friday 25th May 2018 - Sunday 23rd September 2018

Enid Marx: Print, Pattern & Popular Art

Enid Marx (1902-1998) was a textile designer, printmaker and illustrator who, alongside her contemporaries Eric Ravilious and Edward Bawden, defined mid-century design. Best known for the fabrics she…

Darktown Turbo Taxi
Friday 1st June 2018 - Thursday 30th August 2018

Darktown Turbo Taxi

Artist Jonny Hannah lives by the sea in Southampton. However, he also resides in Darktown, a mysterious coastal town not found on any map and peopled…

Illustrating Carroll and Joyce
Friday 13th July 2018 - Sunday 4th November 2018

Illustrating Carroll and Joyce

British illustrator, author and teacher John Vernon Lord has been producing beautifully crafted illustrations for over 50 years. During his long career, he has been…

Hidden Tribes of King’s Cross
Monday 16th July 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Hidden Tribes of King’s Cross

Ever wandered through King’s Cross and felt curious about the people that live, work and play here? In this stunning exhibition, award-winning Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins…

Cubitt Sessions
Wednesday 25th July 2018 - Sunday 12th August 2018

Cubitt Sessions

This summer, Lewis Cubitt Square will play host to Cubitt Sessions, an electrifying live music programme. The programme spans classical music, immersive theatre, surreal comedy,…

Social Portrait
Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Sunday 12th August 2018

Social Portrait

This four-year art project sees artist Katriina Haikala aiming to draw some 1,000 live portraits across the globe. Each model is a person who identifies…

Free Dr Bike
Wednesday 1st August 2018

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…

House of Illustration Summer School: Graphic Novel your Life
Monday 6th August 2018 - Friday 10th August 2018

House of Illustration Summer School: Graphic Novel your Life

This summer, House of Illustration is running a series of workshops to help your hone and develop your artistic skills. In August, join acclaimed cartoonist…

Vintage Classic Car Boot Sale
Saturday 18th August 2018 - Sunday 19th August 2018

Vintage Classic Car Boot Sale

Calling lovers of all things vintage: Classic Car Boot is back at Kings Cross and bigger than before! Hemingway Design and the Vintage Festival team…

Physic Garden Gin School & Dinner
Saturday 18th August 2018

Physic Garden Gin School & Dinner

If you don’t know your juniper berries from your orris root, then it could be time to go back to school… gin school, that is….

Dishoom presents Raksha Bandhan
Monday 20th August 2018

Dishoom presents Raksha Bandhan

The festival of Raksha Bandhan honours the special bond between siblings. On this day, sisters tie a rakhi (thread) around their brothers’ wrists, binding them to…

Frame Fitness: Breakfast Barre
Wednesday 29th August 2018

Frame Fitness: Breakfast Barre

Start the day the right way, join Frame’s master-trainer Gede Foster on the banks of Regent’s Canal for a 60-minute barre session. This is a…

Livin’ on the veg
Friday 31st August 2018 - Saturday 1st September 2018

Livin’ on the veg

The second in the KERB trilogy of street food battles KERB has brought together eight of the best vegan street food wizards out there to conjure…

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…

Twilight Gardening
Wednesdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Twilight Gardening

Fancy relaxing at the end of a busy day and meeting new people while helping to sustain ‘the garden of a thousand hands’? Volunteers of…

Mixology Madness
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Mixology Madness

This is the perfect excuse to get the gang together: every Tuesday and Wednesday in August, Drake & Morgan is running hour-long cocktail lessons. Join the D&M…

Islamic Gardens and Wellbeing Exhibition

Islamic Gardens and Wellbeing Exhibition

Be among the first to visit the Aga Khan Centre as it opens its doors this summer. The inaugural exhibition, Islamic Gardens and Wellbeing, is…