New ways to enjoy London…
Exploring London couldn’t be easier with our handy schedule of events around the capital. Painting, portraiture, performance and comedy – there’s something for everyone in our programme.
Award-winning Daniel Lobb and arts-based educational charity The House of Fairy Tales have come together to create the fabulous Breaker’s Yard at Sutton House.
Formerly a car breakers yard, the site is now a wonderland of installations and hidden spaces connected by sinuous brick paths. Elements from its recent history are incorporated within the Yard including upcycled vehicles, a car tyres sandpit, a bus greenhouse and bespoke metal gates that incorporate toy cars donated by celebrities, well-known artists and local people.
With support from the London Project, a brand new exhibition space opens at the historic site of Grade I listed Lawn Road Flats in North London. Telling the remarkable story of the Isokon apartment building, opened in 1934 as a progressive experiment in new ways of urban living, the exhibition looks at the building’s design, its notable residents and its iconic Isokon furniture.
575 Wandsworth Road has partnered with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) to launch a new Composer in Residence scheme. It will bring together and celebrate the creative work of the late Kenyan-born poet, novelist, philosopher of mathematics and British civil servant, Khadambi Asalache alongside the work of one of today’s leading emerging composers, Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian.
This year the National Trust celebrates 50 years since the launch of the Neptune Coastline Campaign. To mark the occasion, we've brought a little bit of the great outdoors to London and invite you to experience our coastal creation in the heart of a concrete jungle...
As part of this year’s Subbak Festival, National Trust Partner Property Leighton House Museum will celebrate Arab culture and art in the UK by displaying the work of Lebanese artist Raed Yassin. The celebration will consist of an exhibition ‘Kissing Amnesia’, as well as musical performances from the artist himself.