September 4, 2015
Unity Culture Club: On Your Radar – 04.09.15
Here’s your weekly co. mailer, featuring a host of handpicked recommendations from the left-field of London’s arts and culture world.
Lock down your aerials…
1. DESPACIO IS BACK
A custom built disco sound system designed and hosted by James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) and 2manydjs, he Roundhouse is set up for a mighty celebration of sound.
Through 50,000 watts of McIntosh power, a series of amps have been constructed in seven 11-foot stacks flanking the dance floor and fully immersing you in the Despacio sound.
WHERE? Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH
WHEN? Thursday 10th – Saturday 12th September
2. LEGEND OF THE EAST END
Head to the Legend of the East End exhibition at the top of Brick Lane to explore the history of East London, ahead of the release of the new Tom Hardy film Legend (in cinemas next Wednesday), which charts the rise of the infamous Kray Twins’ criminal empire and their lasting legacy.
Curated by Zelda Cheatle, Legend of the East End brings together rarely seen images from renowned London-based photographers.
WHERE? 135 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG
WHEN? Until September 11th
3. ONE BEAST OF A BEER FEST
Green Man present ‘Courtyard’ – a brand new celebration of Welsh Beer and Cider at King’s Cross London. Green Man Festival is extending its fun-loving reach into London’s King’s Cross for a monster craft ale and cider festival.
Courtyard is completely free and boasts a line-up of workshops and acts playing across the three day event, including Ibibio Sound Machine and Huw Stephens.
WHERE? Lewis Cubitt Square, Kings Cross, London
WHEN? September 10th – 13th
4. THE ART OF THE CV
We all know there is an art to creating a great CV. Now, for the first time, internationally renowned artists Andy Singleton, Marcos Lutyens and Juan Osborne are re-imagining the CVs of students from New College of the Humanities and transforming them into stunning pieces of art to celebrate the inaugural graduation of the leading London-based college.
WHERE? Bedford Square Gardens, London WC1B 3HH
WHEN? Friday September 18th
5. PIZZA MAGIC
Last week punters turned up at PizzaExpress Bankside expecting the usual Sloppy Giuseppe and doughballs. You won’t believe what they got on the side, as illusionist Damien O’Brien got to work.
6. A CREATIVE WIN FOR UNITY
Creative kudos for Unity and Direct Line this week, as our latest work was featured in Twitter’s very own round up of the most inventive campaigns across its channel.