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The Festive Spirit

Posted on November 6th, 2015 by admin

Though the days are growing shorter and the weather growing colder, November’s events will give you every reason to leave the house and explore the capital. The Divas have a round up of the month’s most riveting diary dates– grab your scarf!

The World of Charles and Ray Eames, 21 Oct–14 Feb

The Barbican

The Barbican Centre offers a glance into the prolific world of post-war modernist designers Charles and Ray Eames, the masterminds behind the iconic Eames chair. Beautifully curated and informative, the exhibition revisits the legacy and finesse behind two of the most influential designers.

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Hampstead Arts Festival, 1–30 Nov

Showcasing film, art, spoken word and music against the backdrop of Hampstead’s most regal venues, the elegance of Hampstead Arts Festival is unparalleled. From chamber choirs to silent films, revel in the month-long celebration of dazzling artistry.

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Winter Fine Arts & Antiques Fair, 2–8 Nov

Olympia London

Collectors and art enthusiasts rejoice: the National Hall of Olympia is to bustle with life the beginning of November with its highly anticipated Winter Fine Arts & Antiques fair. Whether you are buying or simply gazing, the fair’s treasure chest of art, antiques, furniture and jewellery is sure to impress.

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I Want My Hat Back, 12 Nov–2 Jan

National Theatre

Get the family in the joyous Christmas mood with the National Theatre’s adaption of Jon Klassen’s beloved children’s classic I Want My Hat Back. Brimming with humour, catchy music and a charming storyline, the play will delight young and old.

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London Jazz Festival, 13–22 Nov

London Wide

Filling the capital’s street with the smooth, seductive sounds of jazz is none other than London’s Jazz Festival: a 10-day event set to deliver a suave fuse of renown artists and emerging talent. Spread across 50 intimate venues, the festival is sure to jazz up the wintry month.

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Taste of London Winter, 19–22 Nov

Tobacco Dock

Eat, drink and be merry at Taste of London’s gastronomic heaven. With demonstrations from top chefs, an array of food stalls serving up festive classics and plenty of shopping opportunities, guests can expect a delectable weekend.

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‘Connecting through Colour’ Exhibition, 25 Nov – 4 Dec

Burgh House & Hampstead Museum

Contemporary collage artist Margaret Thompson and ceramist Jo Pethybridge combine forces in Burgh House & Hampstead’s latest exhibition, portraying the charming congruity of two very different art forms. Enjoy a visual feast of vibrant colours and bold patterns.

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Hampstead Christmas Festival Market, 29 Nov

A brand new instalment to the annual Hampstead Christmas Festival, this quaint market on Hampstead High Street is set to be a shopping utopia. With more than 80 exhibitors from across the UK, stroll under glittering Christmas lights and get your hands on unique gifts for your loved ones.

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