Words by Bryony Rosier, Wednesday 31 December 1969
Whilst the worst of Storm Dennis may have passed, London skies are still gloomy and this weekend looks to be no exception. Yet still, we belong in a City which never sleeps and there’s plenty of action to be found outside the seductive comforts of your bed! We’ve put together this week’s hot list of happenings to give you the nudge you need to venture out.
It’s no secret that we are living in a volatile time. The effects of climate change are accelerating at an alarming rate and the time has come for action. Rather than become defeatist, why not pay an inspiring visit to Eco Visionaries at the Royal Academy this weekend, and discover how architects, artists and designers are responding to some of the most pressing ecological issues of our lifetime.
Featuring work by international practitioners including Olafur Eliasson, Ant Farm, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Andrés Jaque and Tue Greenfort amongst others, the show certainly lives up to it’s ‘visionary’ title.
Tickets and more information here.
Need a little rainy day material? Why not head down to the Poetry and Magazine fair happening this Saturday at Conway Hall, Holborn? Featuring over 70 stalls, and multiple readings and performances taking place throughout the day, it’s the perfect undercover spot to dive into. For those of you looking to kick the party up a notch, head to the esteemed Poetry Cafe closeby, and have a stab at performing a rendition of your own…
Free Event. More information here.
Big London Flea
And finally, for those of you who need to get your shop on, our Cuckooz favourite ‘The Big London Flea’ is heading back to Dalston this Sunday for a fun filled fête of mid century furniture, vintage garms and individual pieces by independent jewellers and designers.
More information here.