What’s on at the Club
Tomorrow is Round 1 of the PDI Competition to be judged by Ian Brash.
Next week Gareth Davies will be presenting his “Panoramic Photography”
Next week is also hand in for Round 1 of the Colour Prints Competition.
To Julie and her team who gained the people’s vote for presenting the best Summer Project on the theme of Transport in London.
What’s on soon which may be of interest
Open House Weekend – Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September
The annual chance to visit a bazillion of different buildings for free. More info on their website openhouselondon.org.uk
SLG Fire Station Opening Weekend, Camberwell – Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September
South London Gallery opens in the former Peckham Road Gallery on 22 September. The £4 million renovation will see a new contemporary arts space with an education space upstairs allowing the gallery to expand its arts programme to more of the local community. As well as free events, workshops and tours, you can see KNOCK KNOCK: Humour in Contemporary Art, which explores the enduring use of humour as a device in contemporary art. Featuring works by more than thirty artists, the show spans the SLG’s main space and three floors of its new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station. 1100am-6:00pm. 78-80 Peckham Road, Camberwell SE5 8PR southlondongallery.org
Totally Thames, various locations – 1-30 September
Totally Thames will be taking place throughout the month of September, bringing the river to life via an exciting season of arts, cultural and river events down the 42-mile stretch of water. Look out for the atmospheric Bascule Chamber Concerts in a cool subterranean space by Tower Bridge (20-23 September) totallythames.org
London Mastaba, Hyde Park – until 23 September
The London Mastaba is a magnificent temporary sculpture, unveiled in Hyde Park by world-renowned artist Christo for the summer. It features 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform on the Serpentine Lake. It is the first major outdoor public work by Christo, and coincides with his exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries, with his late wife Jeanne-Claude. The incredible work will be on display until 23 September for everyone to enjoy. Kensington Gardens W2 3XA; serpentinegalleries.org
Some of our longer serving Club members may remember Des who was an active member of the Club until he moved away in 2004. Sadly I received an email to say that after a short illness he passed away on 10 September.