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
Monday 4th 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…

SCOOP: The Wonderful World of Ice Cream
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

SCOOP: The Wonderful World of Ice Cream

If you’ve never heard of Bompas & Parr, then you’re in for a treat – and that’s not just the ice cream. These experience-makers extraordinaire…

King’s Cross bee trail
Monday 9th July 2018 - Monday 10th September 2018

King’s Cross bee trail

Download the app, take part in this citizen science project and become “bee aware” We rely on bees to pollinate two thirds of our food, and yet…

Another Europe
Thursday 12th July 2018 - Sunday 12th August 2018

Another Europe

Little by little, aspects of culture slip out of daily life, almost without us noticing. In this thought-provoking new exhibition, international photographers were tasked with…

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
Wednesday 18th 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

Cubitt Sessions, the wonderful live music festival is back with opera, classical, contemporary music and theatre The 2018 programme features performances from the superb London Brass,…

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…

Wear – an opera performance
Friday 3rd August 2018

Wear – an opera performance

This August, Tête à Tête brings Wear to King’s Cross. Tête à Tête is ‘the home of new opera’, providing a platform for opera talent…

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…

Matter of Stuff
Friday 17th August 2018 - Monday 7th January 2019

Matter of Stuff

Calling all design aficionados! Don’t miss the new exhibition from Matter of Stuff, the London-based contemporary design research gallery. There will be pieces on display…

Microscopic Marbling at The Crick
Friday 17th August 2018

Microscopic Marbling at The Crick

Fun family science workshops at the Francis Crick Institute Inspired by the Deconstructing Patterns exhibition, The Crick is hosting a series of free family workshops…

Tea Blending Masterclass
Friday 17th August 2018

Tea Blending Masterclass

Open your senses to the exciting world of tea This September and October Yumchaa is hosting tea blending and tasting masterclasses in their King’s Cross…

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….

Microscopic Marbling at The Crick
Friday 24th August 2018

Microscopic Marbling at The Crick

Fun family science workshops at the Francis Crick Institute Inspired by the Deconstructing Patterns exhibition, The Crick is hosting a series of free family workshops…

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…

Tea Blending Masterclass
Thursday 30th August 2018

Tea Blending Masterclass

Open your senses to the exciting world of tea This September and October Yumchaa is hosting tea blending and tasting masterclasses in their King’s Cross…

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…

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…

Canopy Market
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 12:00 am-8:00 pm

Canopy Market

Held at West Handyside Canopy in King’s Cross, Canopy Market showcases fantastic local craft, art, and design. Pick up one-off jewellery, ceramics, fashions, accessories, homewares…

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