DESIGN ME RECOMMENDS: Things to do in London this weekend
Welcome to February, the shortest month of the year - and we’re one month closer to summer! Here’s a look at a few of out favourite picks, of things to do over this lovely, chilly weekend.
Affordable Vintage Fair
Sunday 10th February 2019
Judy’s Vintage Fair arrives back at Bethnal Green this weekend, to provide a wide range of second-hand vintage clothing, brought to you by over 40 different retailers. You never know what designer gems may be hiding in those rails - so head down to York Hall for a treasure hunt that should not be missed.
You can gain entry into the event for as little as £2 - so there really is no excuse to not go and pick up a few “new” pieces. Ain’t it time you treated yourself?
5-15 Old Ford Rd
Grown & Thrown: Hackney Flea Market x DIY Art Shop
Saturday February 9th & Sunday February 10th 2019
11am both days
A place to pick up not only unique ceramics - but also the perfect place to pick up your new plant babies - this weekend DIY Art Market brings you 'Grown & Thrown', an independent market where plants and pots will be on sale.
Free entry both days - just turn up and have a good time!
DIY Art Shop
129 Shacklewell Lane
Artist Rooms: Jenny Holzer
Until Wednesday July 31
Jenny Holzer is an American neo-conceptual artist based in New York - who focuses on putting her words and ideas into public spaces, to provoke emotive reactions. The Tate Modern brings Jenny’s work to London - bold statements glowing in neon LED lights - demanding to be seen and heard.
“Eye-catching or quiet and lyrical, Holzer's art invites us to read and interpret for ourselves.”
The exhibition is free, so there’s no excuse not to check it out really.
Frock Me! Vintage Fair
Sunday 10th February 2019
The original vintage fair in London, returns to Chelsea this Sunday, with another quality packed vintage clothing fair - (and expect to find plenty of hidden Christian Dior treasures). The fair will have 50 stalls, filled with vintage clothing, shoes, jewellery and just about anything else you could possibly think of, that you need for your wardrobe.
The fair offers a discounted entry fee for students - just make sure to bring your ID card along to take advantage of the £2 entry! Standard admission: £4.
Chelsea Old Town Hall
Grace Wales Bonner: ‘A Time for New Dreams’
Until Saturday 16th February 2019
10pm - 6pm daily
The Serpentine Gallery delivers a wonderful insight into the life and mind of fashion designer Grace Wales Bonner - “Wales Bonner is recognised as one of the most innovative designers of her generation”.
This exhibition is the first in the series of her new projects - ‘A Time for New Dreams’, focuses on the idea of different worlds and possibilities.
The exhibition is free to view - and can be accompanied by a digital mobile tour.