London – Fabric: New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day both promise to be memorable at one of London’s most famous (infamous) clubs, one with Patrick Topping headling, the other with Daniel Avery.
For NYE, Fabric has two rooms of fun:
London – Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde: This show at the Barbican Center is getting rave reviews from The Times of London to Time Out.
And why not – before there was Brangelina and Kanye and Kim, the most famous and often scandalous affairs were in the worlds of art and literature. And tha…>
London – Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt: If you’ve grown tired of Renaissance paintings of Jesus and Rembrandt’s rich Dutch burghers, here’s something a bit more real-world.
Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt is at the Victoria & Albert Museum through 24 February. The exhibition starts with concept art and takes you…>
Tech Job Fair London: This 20 September event is for local students and job seekers with tech and business backgrounds including developers, designers, marketers, marketers, financiers, managers, BI, analysts, product managers and data scientists.
London – Last Night of the Proms and Proms in the Park: Send the annual BBC Prom season out with a bang on 8 September with Prom 75, otherwise known as the Last Night of the Proms. This annual closing prom at Royal Albert Hall is a celebration of all things British, with a setlist filled with standards such as H…>
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE, 8 THRU 11 OCTOBER IN LONDON
Is it just us, or is AI becoming a thing? In a word, yes … the most important tech category at the moment, and a booming industry that didn’t exist in any meaningful way even five years ago. So there are multiple AI events across Europe running pre…>
BLACK HAT EUROPE 2018, 3 THRU 6 DECEMBER IN LONDON
This looks cool. Black Hat conferences are for the infosec set.
From the website:
The Black Hat Briefings were created 20 years ago to provide computer security professionals a place to learn the very latest in information security risks, research, and…>
Pride in London: A few Pride events start later this month or further into the summer. Not Pride in London. The month-long festival starts 9 June and runs through 7 July this year.
Pride in London is the United Kingdom’s largest LGBTQIA+ Pride gathering, whose mission is to provide a platform “for every part of…>
Cornwall, England – Boardmasters Festival 2018: Boardmasters has it all – music, food, relaxing in the great outdoors on the sea and pasty English bodies on surfboards in the freezing Atlantic/Celtic Sea. Or, as the website puts, “five epic days of music, surf and beach lifestyle all set the stunning backdrop of the C…>
London – Meltdown: Celebrating its silver anniversary this year, the artist-curated Meltdown in London’s Southbank Centre will be curated by none other than Robert Smith, whose band, The Cure, is celebrating its ruby anniversary with a sold-out one-off show in Hyde Park this July.
Smith’s curated lineup for the s…>
London – Monet & Architecture: Now through 29 July, the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square in London has a show illustrating how important architecture was to Monet’s work. Well, when he wasn’t painting water lilies on ponds.
Monet & Architecture has 75 paintings by Monet, together again for the first time, as th…>
United Kingdom – The Biggest Weekend: Every five years, the famed Glastonbury Festival takes a fallow year to let the grounds recover. As 2018 happens to be the latest fallow year for Glastonbury, the BBC has stepped up to take the festival’s place with one of its own, The Biggest Weekend.
And it is, indeed, big.
The weekend-long fes…>
RE•WORK, 15 & 16 MARCH, LONDON
This London gathering is a multiple-channel event put on by a group of women who organize events around the world bringing together technologists, entrepreneurs and innovators. More of a techie, academic and policy wonk event than a glamour event, with substantial discussions of the m…>
London – Lumiere London: Can’t get enough winter light festivals? Why not head over to London for Lumiere London 18 through 21 January.
Winter Warmer Festival, Sussex countryside outside London, Feb. 16 thru 18
In keeping with our “winter is no reason to stay home” theme, there’s the Winter Warmer festival in Sussex, part of the Into the Wild series, which takes a completely family-friendly approach to gatherings.
And, can we talk? Because let’s just say it … “partying” in…>
London – A Vintage New Year’s Eve Party: You want to see the fireworks over Big Ben as it briefly comes out of its four-year vacation for New Year’s, but tickets are sold-out. What’s there to do now?
Go back in time, of course. Head over to Southbank Centre in your TARDIS for its A Vintage New Year’s Eve Party…>
The holy grail of artificial intelligence research is London-based DeepMind, which was acquired by Google in 2014. If you recall, DeepMind created the AlphaGo technology that defeated a human in Go, the game with an almost infinite number of moves.
London – Harry Potter: A History of Magic: Coming to the British Library PACCAR Gallery 20 October 2017 through 28 February 2018 is Harry Potter: A History of Magic. Explore the origins of one of the most famous wizards of our time while celebrating the 20th anniversary of creator J.K. Rowling’s first book in the Harry Potter series, Har…>
Kent – Can’t make it to Ibiza? Ibiza will come to you in the form of The Social Festival on Sept. 29 & 30.
The concept is that The Social Festival brings a taste of Ibiza to the southeast of England with a line-up of “the world’s most discerning electronic music talent,” according to the website.
There will be four indoor arenas as well as o…>
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