If you live in London, there are plenty of fun experiences to be had right on your doorstep! Combine a shopping spree and something to eat at One New Change with one of the events below for a proper staycation in the city.
Dorothea Lange at Barbican (Until Sunday 2 September)
An exciting and moving exhibition from American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange, featuring captivating images from her early studio portraits of San Francisco’s bourgeoisie to her much-celebrated documentation of the Great Depression on the American population. Opening from 10am, make this your first stop of the day for a spot of culture, before discussing over a lavish lunch at one of our restaurants.
London Nights at Museum of London (Until 11 November)
Just a 7-minute walk away from One New Change, The Museum of London’s London Nights show celebrates the city after dark, through both contemporary and historic imagery, ranging from the late 19th century to the present day. Work from around 50 photographers will be on display, from the recognised Bill Brandt, Alvin Langdon Coburn and Rut Blees Luxemburg, to many established, emerging and lesser-known photographers.
Women: Work & Power at Guildhall (Until November)
This is a six-month long season celebrating the unsung women who have helped shape the city with a number of events throughout the Square Mile. On 2nd-3rd August, there’s 'Upswing and Motionhouse' which sees women take centre stage for an exhilarating evening of different forms of dance. On the week of 13th August at Guildhall Yard, there’ll be outdoor film showings for the 'Heroines of Cinema' event, celebrating women in front of the camera.
Last days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London (Until 28 August)
Until late August at the Tower of London, the final days of one of the venue’s most infamous prisoners, Anne Boleyn, will be brought to life in a captivating theatrical reenactment. Follow a morning of shopping with this brilliant performance, which includes Anne's own words from letters to Henry VIII and is staged in the lost Tudor Palace at the Tower, where she spent her last 17 days.
Fierce Play at Tate Modern (11 August)
This is a day of games for all ages – parents and kids alike – at the Tate Modern. Remote control your parents, invent your own Live Art sports, stage a protest, and build what-happens-next machines… and, most importantly, play together in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall! Afterwards, head for a big dinner at Wahaca, Nandos, Byron Burger or one of our other family-friendly restaurants.