Things to do in London

Here we keep a carefully collated list of events happening in and around London

Piccadilly

Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition

Turning 249 years old this year, this summer’s event brings a collection of work from home-grown and international talent.

Southbank

Alberto Giacometti at the Tate Modern

Marvel at the strange existential figures of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. The Giacometti exhibition at the Tate Modern provides an extensive collection, showing off the breadth of the sculptor’s career. The first large scale retrospective in the UK for twenty years, the exhibition dabbles in surrealism and abstraction, as well as Giacometti’s talent in portraiture.

Marylebone

Antiques Anonymous, an Art and Design Flea Market

Bringing together 80 dealers of art, antiques and design, Antiques Anonymous is a Flea market for special treasures and vintage trinkets.

Making antiques more accessible, Antiques Anonymous — sponsored by Westminster City Council and Alfies Antique Market — will take place on the 24th September and will provide shrewd collectors, dealers and antique aficionados the opportunity to browse and snap up an array of precious decorative objects. Food stalls, live music and pop-up shows will also line the street on the day.   

Church Street, NW8

alfiesantiques.com 

Bermondsey

The World of Anna Sui

Peruse 100 items from the acclaimed American fashion designer; with pieces evolving from punk, rock n roll and surfer cool styles. 

Fashion and Textile Museum, Tue-Sat 11am-6pm, Thurs 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm