Meet, make and do with Design District.
Upcoming talks, workshops, markets and more — networking at Bureau, celebrations at Canteen and festivities across Greenwich Peninsula.
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
Accelerate Summer Exhibition
Thursday 7 Jul—Wednesday 13 Jul
The Accelerate Summer Exhibition is the culmination of students' work from the accelerate course who are 16-18 years olds from under-represented backgrounds exploring professions in the built environment - a celebration of their hard work from the past year.
Hemmingway Design, Greenwich Peninsula and Design District
Saturday 2 Apr 11:00am—7:00pm
SAMPLE the coming season’s trends and discover your new favourite London brands and designers. As well as plenty of makers, crafters and curators, we’ll have food from Canteen, local produce, coffee, cocktails.
Cult Classic Film Pop Up
Saturday 4 Dec—Sunday 19 Dec
Cult Classic Film Pop-Up presents festive favourites. Held in the Design District’s C1 building and open to the public to enjoy over the weekends leading up to Christmas, showings will take place every weekend from 4th– 19th December.
Observatory and Design District
SIDE BY SIDE - Shantell Martin X Ben Sheppee
Friday 22 Oct—Sunday 31 Oct
Artists Shantell Martin and Ben Sheppee come together to present a show of collaborative projects through different mediums including augmented reality (AR), animation, drawing installation and limited edition prints.
Wingnut Wines in collaboration with Design District Canteen
Wine Tasting at Design District Canteen
Thursday 14 Oct 6:30pm—8:00pm
You are invited to join an evening of wine tasting with Charlie from Wingnut Wines, an independent natural wine retailer based in Hackney. Hosted on the mezzanine of the newly built Canteen, guests will enjoy a short introduction to natural wine, including an interactive tasting of six different wines with nibbles, plus a glass on the house.
Ravensbourne University and Design District
In the Balance
Tuesday 21 Sep 4:00pm—5:00pm
To celebrate the opening of Ravensbourne University London's new Institute for Creativity and Technology in the design district CreativeLab will be opening their doors to the public for the very first time to welcome you to hear about how they foster a culture of balance to do great work for great clients whilst being committed to its greater purpose of inclusive creative education.
This talk will be hosted by CreativeLab's visionary Creative Director, Lawrence Lartey alongside Head of Studio , Pippa Hogg and Creative Project Manager, Chloe Culpin.
Where? Institute for Creativity and Technology - Level 3
Capacity? 45 people
NOW Gallery in collaboration with Design District
Thursday 16 Sep—Sunday 17 Oct
NOW Gallery transforms four floors of building D4 into popup exhibitions space for shows including Afrofuturist by Vince Fraser, Memories of Gigabites by Lisa Wolf for Kvadrat and Images of Broken Light by Charles Emerson.
Open House and Ravensbourne University
Ravensbourne University: Open House
Wednesday 15 Sep 6:00pm—9:00pm
Join us for our open house event, including a tour of the Institute for Creativity and Technology on Wednesday 15 September from 6pm until 9pm. During your visit you can also meet our Head Of Enterprise And Innovation and enjoy a live 3D demo from the University's Research Team.
Design District and Polestar
Polestar – Designing towards Zero
Wednesday 15 Sep—Sunday 17 Oct
Polestar is an electric performance brand determined to improve the society we live in by accelerating the shift to sustainable mobility. Visit the ground floor of building C1 to explore the future of mobility and book a test drive in the Polestar 2.