Searching for creative events and opportunities to get involved in this July? Perhaps you’re in the mood for some local art installations, late-night festivals and live theatre. Or maybe you’re looking to develop your talent, take part in fighting climate change or help run a creative cafe. Maybe you want to learn about glassblowing or dance – or simply have a fun summer day out. We have curated a selection of activities and creative opportunities – in London, in Kent, and online – for you to enjoy this July.
Check out artist Jasleen Kaur’s work, ‘The first thing I did was to kiss the ground,’ created with Cement fields in Gravesend as part of England’s Creative Coast. Inspired by Sikh culture and Gravesend’s rich history of migration, this is a work in two parts: a large-scale abstract sculpture and a sound piece, both located right on the water’s edge.
Playing at The Greenhouse Theatre, the UK’s 1st zero-waste performance space, Hjem is a magically modern folk story of a Norwegian fishing vessel struck by a story in the North Sea in the 1950s. Rescued by an English ship, its crew soon find themselves in a sleepy coastal town in Northumberland. A whirlwind romance ensues…
Organised by Activate the City in collaboration with Allbirds, this free 7-week summer programme will focus on Youth Climate Action ahead of COP 26 in November.
Participants will get to take part in creative and engaging workshops lead by industry experts. Activities include greening your local area, content creation, zine-making, building an installation & organising a final showcase event.
Under the supervision of professional glassmakers John Lewis and Tom Chadwin, learn how to work with hot glass in this exciting series of workshops by Fitzrovia Noir, running for one weekend only in July.