Whether you are wanting to get out and about, or you are self-isolating – we’ve got you covered this month, with the best events that are on this November.
10th November – Slade, London, Asia: Intersections of Decolonial Modernism, Lecture by The Paul Mellon Centre – The Paul Mellon Centre puts on a series of free lunchtime Zoom lectures. The Slade School of Art was the first university in England to admit students from around the world. In this talk, Ming Tiampo discusses how artists from Asia came to study at the Slade. Tickets are free from here.
20th November – Paint Starry Night with the Scream – Grab the kid’s art materials, pour yourself some wine, put on some music and follow one of PopUp Painting’s qualified artists on creating this Starry Night – Scream mashup. No previous painting experience needed. Tickets £16.99 from here.
Every Monday 7.30pm – 9pm – SoLo Craft Fair’s 12 Virtual Night Markets of Christmas – Start your Christmas shopping from the comfort of your sofa, whilst supporting small businesses. Every Monday night up until Christmas, head to SoLo Craft Fair’s Instagram stories to browse of 100s of unique gifts. Free entry.
Every Wednesday – Saturday – Lockdown Town – An immersive theatre gig that takes you through 5 decades of American music. Guests start the event as migrants entering the States going through Ellis Island and are taken through a musical journey. Tickets from £32, One Night Records, Wardens Grove, London SE1 0HT
16th November – 23rd December – Miracle – If you’ve been dreaming of a 70s Christmas, look no further! Henrietta Hotel will be returning with their kitsch festive popup, with a great array of hot cocktails to warm you on a chilly winters evening. Book a table here, Henrietta Hotel, 14-15 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH
18th November – January – Christmas at Kew – What better way to end an awful year other than the magic of Kew’s Christmas trail. Wrap up warm and wander the festive lights in the beautiful gardens of Kew. Tickets from £19, Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 3AE
Until 22nd November – Krištof Kintera: THE END OF FUN! – This is the first UK exhibition for this series of work by Czech artist, Kintera. Krištof is known for his humorous sculptures, this series looks at the environmental issues of the world at the moment. Entry is free but booking is essential, Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HS
1st November – 27th December – Days Like These – This is an exhibition created by the residents of Salford about life in 2020. The show has a collection of photographs, paintings, poems covering the empty streets during lockdown to the joy of reuniting with friends and family. Booking essential, The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M50 3AZ
Leeds & Yorkshire
13th November – Paint Monet’s Poppies – Unleash your creativity whilst painting Monet’s Poppies with a glass of wine in one hand, paint brush in the other. Tickets £32.99, Brasserie Blanc, Leeds Victoria Mill, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4B
Daily – Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Walking tour – Enjoy a walking tour whilst being shown Inspector Morse’s Oxford, with entry into Divinity School. Tickets from £25, Meet guide Outside Oxford visitor info centre, 15 Broad street, OX1 3AS