Fed up with the same-old, same-old? If so, and even if not, and you’re in the vicinity of Mayfair London then read on and we’re sure you’ll find something fun, off-the-wall and exciting to do. There’s always something kicking on in the W1 and GFP just happens to have a coterie of perfect companions for any of the following, all of whom reside in Mayfair and would be happy to accompany you and make a fun evening absolutely unforgettable.
Classics in the Courtyard
In spite of the freezing temperatures, Londoners are tempted to climb out from their cozy blankets and entertain themselves with some al fresco movies at Hush Brasserie in Mayfair this winter. Classics in the Courtyard screens a number a classic films in the restaurant’s quaint courtyard every Saturday. Don’t worry as visitors will be treated to warm cocktails,
blankets and an intriguing variety of popcorns be it goats cheese and black pepper or salted caramel to offer you an enjoyable and warm experience. You can also enjoy dishes from their A La Carte menu along with movies like Notebook on 14th February, Romeo and Juliet on 21st February, American Beauty on 28th February and Zoolander on 28th March 2015.
Date – 1st November 2014 to 28th March 2015
Address – Hush Brasserie, 8 Lancashire Court, Mayfair, Brook Street, London
Costs – £10 a table for parties of 4 and under, £20 a table for parties of 5 and over.
Website – www.hush.co.uk
Richard Long, The Spike Island Tapes
Pioneering in conceptual art, Richard Long for the first time exhibits his exceptional collection of work for all the art lovers at the Alan Cristea Gallery, London. The frontrunner of Land art in Britain since he created A Line Made by Walking in 1967, he has been contributing in making prints for more than 40 years. He exhibits his series of monumental carborundum prints along with some of his largest and most colourful art pieces. Through his work he wants to create a balance between the human characteristics and natural forces and patters of the world. The exhibition will be accompanies by a fully illustrated catalogue.
Date: 20th February 2015 to 2nd April 2015
Timing: Monday to Friday – 10:00 to 17:30; Saturday – 11:00 to 14:00
Address: Alan Cristea Gallery, 31 & 34 Cork Street, London, W1S 3NU
The Wapping Project Bankside, Piccadilly
For all the photography students and novices and those who love photography, Abbas Kowsari brings to you a range of his fine collection of images. The Tehran based photographer fashions quiet memorable and intensely moving images. After is exceptional work for leading Iranian newspapers for more than 10 years, he now exhibits several series of his photography from 2006-2014 which captures the tumultuous veracity of present day Iran like the Shade of Water, 2006.
Address: Ely House, 37 Dover Street, London, W1S 4JN
Date: Till 27th February 2015
Hugo Wilson’s Parafin, Mayfair
All those who have a thing for contemporary art should definitely take a look at the Parafin art exhibition organized by Hugo Wilson. This exhibition showcases the artist’s terracotta sculptures and paintings based on the Hunt and Labours of Hercules. Enthused by the spectacular paintings of Ruben and Stubbs, Wilson honoured the primitive quest of the hunt in his own way. In his paintings, beasts attack other animals capturing intense assaults whereas his imperial style terracotta sculptures deliver Hercules twelve labours without portraying the Greek heroes’ connections.
Address: 18 Woodstock St, London, W1C 2AL
Date: Till 21st March 2015