Meet, make and do with Design District.
Design District is London’s new creative home located in the heart of Greenwich Peninsula. The district hosts inspiring, interactive and informative events throughout the year that are attended by creatives from across London and beyond.
Upcoming talks, workshops, markets and more — networking at Bureau, celebrations at Canteen and festivities across Greenwich Peninsula.
Clod Ensemble and Nu Civilisation Orchestra
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
Thursday 9 Nov—Friday 10 Nov
Clod Ensemble and Nu Civilisation Orchestra present a new perspective on Charles Mingus’ iconic 1963 recording The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, transforming Shoreditch Town Hall into a vibrant cabaret venue to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the album.
Private View of Human Stories: A Young South Africa
Tuesday 10 Oct 6:00pm—10:00pm
This year’s Human Stories spotlights South African photography, bringing together six photographers documenting the diverse culture of their home nation, framed by a complex and sometimes turbulent political, socio-economic and cultural landscape.
Magnum Photos and The Photography Foundation
Professional Practice: Foundations in Photography
Tuesday 20 Jun—Wednesday 21 Jun
Design District tenants The Photography Foundation and Magnum Photos host a two-day workshop, in Building D2 and Bureau, with Magnum photographers Gregory Halpern, Myriam Boulos, Zied Ben Romdhane and Sohrab Hura.
Queer Reflections on Creative Health
Thursday 1 Jun—Thursday 29 Jun
This series of talks explores the idea of ‘creative health' via the lens of grief, addiction, and neurodiversity. QUEERCIRCLE have invited a city-wide strategist, an artist, a historian, a community organiser and a ‘recoverist’ to give their perspective from the LQBTQA+ community.
Monday 6 Mar 12:00pm—1:00pm
A 45 minute class to relieve aches and pains from working at a desk or sedentary jobs. The class will aim to release tight and overused muscles, whilst also strengthening your body to help prevent common gripes like lower back pain, tight shoulders and sore hips.
Reboot: Clod Ensemble Spring Workshop Season
Wednesday 1 Mar—Saturday 15 Apr
Join Design District tenants Clod Ensemble across March and April for a season of workshops, talks and movement classes. Held both at Clod Ensemble’s Design District studio and online, the season includes everything from masterclasses with world-leading directors to yoga sessions.
The Photography Foundation and Bureau
TPF Talks with Citlali Fabian
Wednesday 15 Feb 6:30pm—8:30pm
Design District tenants The Photography Foundation present: TPF TALKS, a platform to amplify under-represented voices & professionals working in the industry to encourage the next generation of photographers and creatives to build their networks and skills.
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Thursday 19 Jan—Friday 20 Jan
Join us to learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy and celebrate Chinese New Year! You will be introduced to common Chinese calligraphy fonts and create red couplets and woodblock prints for Chinese New Year during this 1 hour workshop.
The Photography Foundation and Ravensbourne University
TPF Talks x Ravensbourne with Nico Froehlich
Wednesday 16 Nov 6:30pm—8:30pm
TPF TALKS is a platform to amplify under-represented voices & professionals working in the industry to encourage the next generation of photographers and creatives to be part of the conversation & build their networks.
Design District Creates: Retail Trail
Saturday 17 Sep—Sunday 25 Sep
The Design District Retail Trail will see Design District tenants open their studios and workshops to the public. Spanning the creative industries, the trail will offer everything from ceramics to candles, leather goods and more.
Design District Creates: Experience Trail
Saturday 17 Sep—Sunday 25 Sep
The Design District Experience Trail will showcase the creative talents operating within London’s most exciting creative hub. It’s time to get hands-on with a series of performances, workshops, educational open-studios and more.
Open House Festival 2022
Thursday 8 Sep—Wednesday 21 Sep
Between 8 – 21 September, Open House offers visitors the chance to explore various locations around London with a range of different building types and architectural styles with multiple community events, tours and things to do in each location