Things to do in London

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

Mayfair

Mayfair Art Weekend

The fifth edition of Mayfair Art Weekend will celebrate the historical and cultural legacy of the world renowned district of Mayfair & St James’. Bringing together the best of British culture across the arts, creative industries and food and drink, the event will see over 40 galleries and auction houses from across the area presenting exhibitions and programming special events.

Kensington Gardens

Serpentine Park Nights 2018

Showcasing live encounters in art, music, film, performance and fashion, Park Nights is the Serpentine’s annual series of experimental, interdisciplinary commissions in the Serpentine Pavilion, designed this year by award-winning architect Frida Escobedo. Park Nights will present eight international artists, each responding to Escobedo’s atmospheric design, which draws on Mexican and British elements to create a reflective, intimate space for live encounters. For 2018, Dorothy Iannone, Meriem Bennani, Victoria Sin, Kamasi Washington, TELFAR, Yaeji, Megan Rooney and Pedro Reyes will feature on selected Friday nights over the summer. 

Southbank

Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at the Tate Modern

Exploring Picasso's most creative year through over 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings in what is the first ever solo Picasso exhibition at the Tate Modern.