MATERIA

MATERIA

Wednesday 17 August I 7.30pm

Andrea Salustri - MATERIA

Circus

Carnival Comes to Chelsea

Carnival Comes to Chelsea

Friday 5 August I 12noon to 6pm

Carnival Comes to Chelsea - Celebrate Carnival Arts

Carnival

Born To Protest

Born To Protest

Saturday 30 July I 3pm & 5.30pm

Just Us Dance Theatre - Born to Protest

Outdoor Arts

TROJANS UK 22

TROJANS UK 22

Wednesday 10 August I 7pm

Witness the true stories and testament of those who have fled areas of conflict for safety in the UK

Theatre

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Thursday 18 August I 7.30pm

Be My Guest is both a comedy and a ceremony

Theatre

Going Global

Going Global

Saturday 6 August I 7.30pm

Aradhana Arts presents “Going Global”, a family friendly show for all ages

Music

Luke Jerram Gaia Indoors at All Saints' Church Notting Hill

Luke Jerram Gaia Indoors at All Saints' Church Notting Hill

Tuesday 9 August to Saturday 13 August – Times 11am to 9pm
Sunday 14 August - Times 1pm to 9pm

Luke Jerram's Gaia Installation

Art

Around The World

Around The World

Saturday 27 August I Afternoon

RougePlay - Around The World

Circus

Pocket-Sized Revolution

Pocket-Sized Revolution

Wednesday 27 July | 7.30pm

Tisa Klicek - Pocket-Sized Revolution is a new, playful one-woman-show which prompts the audience to question everything they know about the world.

Theatre

Plants Have Secrets - Workshop

Plants Have Secrets - Workshop

Monday 22 - Friday 26 August

Chelsea Physic Garden is running a free animation activity week with 13-19 year olds in collaboration with Octavia Foundation who work on digital projects with young people in central and west London.

Workshop

Bomb Factory - Cyanotype Printing with Ibrahim Azab &Lina Ivanova

Bomb Factory - Cyanotype Printing with Ibrahim Azab &Lina Ivanova

Wednesday 27 July | 11am - 3pm

Cyanotype Printing Workshop for 10-18 Year Olds with artists Ibrahim Azab and Lina Ivanova!

Workshop

The House of Many Ways - Installation

The House of Many Ways - Installation

Sun 17 July - Sun 25 July

Visit and play The Mosaic Rooms’ new outdoor play commission, designed by 2022 family artist, Sahra Hersi.

Workshop

Leighton House - Artists Houses Walking Tours

Leighton House - Artists Houses Walking Tours

Thursdays and Sundays throughout July | 11am - 12.30pm

Join our guided walks exploring the unique group of Victorian studio-houses built on Holland Park Road and Melbury Road by the so-called ‘Holland Park Circle’ of artists, sculptors and architects.

Talks & Walks

East London Printmakers presents work by ten artists

East London Printmakers presents work by ten artists

Mon 3 July to Sat 9 July I 12 pm - 7 pm
Sun 10 July I 12 pm - 5 pm

Exhibition of Printmaking at the Tabernacle

Art

Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

Wednesday 17 August to Saturday 20 August

Notting Hill Carnival comes to Opera Holland Park

Carnival Music

#VoicesFromUkraine

#VoicesFromUkraine

Tuesday 9 August onwards

#VoicesFromUkraine is an ongoing season of online readings and performances of Ukrainian plays in English, now live on YouTube.

Theatre

Opera in Song 2022

Opera in Song 2022

Friday 1 July I 7.30pm
Saturday 2 July I 7.30pm
Sunday 3 July I 3.00pm
Sunday 3 July I 7.30pm

Curated by Julien Van Mellaerts and Dylan Perez, the Opera in Song series returns with an expanded programme of recitals,

Opera

The Chelsea Theatre

The Chelsea Theatre

1st July - 31 August

In partnership with Kensington and Chelsea Festival, The Chelsea Theatre are hosting 18 Fringe Shows during July and August.

Theatre

Flood

Flood

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August I Afternoon

Theatre Témoin - FLOOD is a new, interactive outdoor spectacle, highlighting the health of the world’s ocean through the eyes of Britain’s coastal communities.

Theatre

WILD

WILD

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 August I Afternoon

Motionhouse - WILD. The daring dance-circus production explores our relationship with the natural environment. In our modern lives, is the wild still shaping our behaviour?

Outdoor Arts

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Saturday 6 August I 6pm

Shakespeare's Globe - Conspiracy to kill, public broadcast of cunning rhetoric, a divisive fight for Greatness. Ancient Rome has never felt closer to home.

Theatre

PUBLIC

PUBLIC

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 July I 2.30pm & 4.30pm

Ockham's Razor - PUBLIC is a new outdoor performance about the ownership of public space, which has become increasingly colonised by corporations.

Outdoor Arts

Luke Jerram - Gaia Outdoors at Jubilee Square

Luke Jerram - Gaia Outdoors at Jubilee Square

Friday 22 July to end of Tuesday 26 July I Times 9am to 10pm

Like Jerram - Measuring seven metres in diameter and created from 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface the artwork provides the opportunity to see our planet, floating in three dimensions.

Art

Green Spaces: A Celebration in Song

Green Spaces: A Celebration in Song

Friday 1 July I 1pm

Hannah Sandison presents a world premiere of three newly commissioned song cycles on the theme of parks during the pandemic by Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE, Zoë Martlew, and Amelia Clarkson.

Music

Carnival Comes to North Kensington

Carnival Comes to North Kensington

Thursday 25 August I 12noon to 6pm

Carnival Comes to North Kensington

Carnival

Steel The Show

Steel The Show

Saturday 13 August I 12noon - 7pm

Steel The Show - Youth Takeover

Carnival

The Playground Tour

The Playground Tour

Saturday 30 July I 2pm & 4.45pm

The Place - The Playground Tour

Outdoor Arts

Permanent Marker

Permanent Marker

Friday 29 July I 7pm
Saturday 30 July I 7pm

Permanent Marker by Claudia Vyvyan

Theatre

Macondo

Macondo

Friday 12 August I 7.30pm

An Autoteatro show inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude‘

Theatre

The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir

The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir

Monday 1 August I 7.30pm

A one-woman show based on the life of Irene Danner

Circus

Luke Jerram Gaia Indoors at St John the Baptist Church

Luke Jerram Gaia Indoors at St John the Baptist Church

Thursday 28 July to Saturday 30 July I 4pm to 10pm
Sunday 31 July I 3pm to 6pm
Monday 1 August to Saturday 6 August I 4pm to 10pm
Last booking each night has live music instead of the sound scape

Juke Jerram's Gaia Installation

Art

Smashed2

Smashed2

Saturday 23 July I 3.15pm & 5.15pm

Gandini Juggling present Smashed2

Circus

Cinderella in Boots

Cinderella in Boots

Tuesday 26 July | 11.30am

A unique modern spin on the classic Cinderella story: the slipper fits though that’s just the start of the story… Cinderella is soon back working but this time it’s in a shoe shop, and the boot is definitely on the other foot!

Theatre

The Fancy Dress Parade Show

The Fancy Dress Parade Show

Saturday 30 July | 11am

The Inside Out Dance Company's Fancy Dress Parade is an all-singing, all-dancing children's show.

Theatre

Bomb Factory - Painting, Drawing and Sound with Andrew Hart & Serena Huang

Bomb Factory - Painting, Drawing and Sound with Andrew Hart & Serena Huang

Tuesday 26 July | 11am - 1pm
Friday 29 July | 1pm - 3pm

Painting, Drawing & Sound Workshop for 10-18 year olds with artists Andrew Hart & Serena Huang!

Workshop

Counter

Counter

Saturday 16 July | 7.30pm

Counter is a play with interactive elements where the audience is invited to participate in the dialogue and decision making of the characters. While they struggle to communicate with each other, the audience gets a glimpse into the demise of the relationship through powerful monologues.

Theatre

Bomb Factory - Free Upcycle Fashion Workshop with fashion colective 'Bleaq.'

Bomb Factory - Free Upcycle Fashion Workshop with fashion colective 'Bleaq.'

Monday 25th July I 11am to 1pm
Friday 29th July I 11am to 1pm

Free! Recycle / Upcycle Fashion Workshop for 10 - 18 Year Olds

Workshop

Leighton House Online Pattern Making Course (14 July)

Leighton House Online Pattern Making Course (14 July)

Thursday 14 July I 5pm to 7pm

Leighton House presents an Online Course titled Geometric and Biomorphic Pattern Making with Dr Esra Alhamal

Workshop

Earl's Court International Film Festival Screening

Earl's Court International Film Festival Screening

Thursday 4 August I 7pm

Earl's Court International Film Festival

Film

Pennyroyal

Pennyroyal

Tuesday 12 July - Saturday 6 August

A heartrending new play about sisterhood and motherhood; enduring love and regrets many years in the making.

Theatre

HMS Pinafore

HMS Pinafore

Tuesday 9 August I 7.30pm
Wednesday 10 August I 7.30pm
Thursday 11 August I 7.30pm
Friday 12 August I 7.30pm
Saturday 13 August I 2.00pm
Saturday 13 August I 7.30pm

It was never going to be plain sailing on the high seas...

Musical Theatre

Look Mum, No Hands!

Look Mum, No Hands!

Schools Show Only. A tender story about friendship and growing up. It explores a visually beautiful, and physically surprising, coming-of-age story about two friends testing their own boundaries.

Outdoor Arts

Timeless

Timeless

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August I Afternoon

Joli Vyann - Timeless. A show about the passing of time and the danger that we are literally running out of it. Joli Vyann use their unique dare devil style of dance, circus and theatre on a 7m high rotating hourglass, to tell the poignant story of civilisation’s fragile relationship with climate change.

Theatre

Seed

Seed

Sunday 7 August I 2.25pm & 4.30pm

Pif-Paf - SEED is a highly visual and technically ambitious poetic, anarchic & inspiring hitch-hike on the journey from small Acorns to great Oak Trees.

Outdoor Arts

2 Faced Dance

2 Faced Dance

Saturday 30 July I 1pm & 4pm
Sunday 31 July I 1pm & 3pm

2 Faced Dance - Where All Paths Lead is the brand-new outdoor dance theatre work.

Dance

Songs on the Steps

Songs on the Steps

Saturday 16 & Friday 29 July I 1pm

Join us on the steps of the theatre for forty minutes of free music in the fresh air of Holland Park.

Opera

Tiger is Coming

Tiger is Coming

Wednesday 31 August onwards

With a dazzling mix of music, pop, dance, theatre, performance and art – TIGER IS COMING showcases some of South Korea’s most famous artists, coming to the UK for the first time.

Contemporary Art

Heliosphere

Heliosphere

Friday 1 July I 1pm & 4.30pm & 6.30pm

The Dream Engine - Heliosphere is a show performed to music which is both aerobatic and interactive to create the illusion of flying.

Outdoor Arts

Songs Somewhere

Songs Somewhere

Wednesday 3 August 2pm
Thursday 11 August 11am
Thursday 25 August 2pm

Opera Holland Park presents Songs Somewhere

Opera

The Guy In The Luggage Rack

The Guy In The Luggage Rack

Sunday 31 July I 2pm & 5pm

She Said Jump - The Guy In The Luggage Rack

Outdoor Arts

Yard Tales

Yard Tales

Sunday 7 August I 5pm

A new devised theatre piece created by young people

Theatre

Mrs Shaw Herself

Mrs Shaw Herself

Saturday 27 August I 7.30pm

Charlotte Payne-Townshend had so much more to her story

Theatre

LUCID

LUCID

Wednesday 10 August I 7.30pm

Four eleven-year-olds on a trip to the Isle of Wight in 2010

Theatre

Kamitan Arts - Poetry 4 Grenfell

Kamitan Arts - Poetry 4 Grenfell

Saturday 23 July I 7.30pm

Poetry

Spurting Man

Spurting Man

Saturday 27 August I Afternoon

Avant Display - Spurting Man

Outdoor Arts

Thatcher-Rite

Thatcher-Rite

Date Change Monday 5 September | 7:30pm

Jack Boal - Thatcher-Rite is an interactive performance looking at the personal and political legacy of Margaret Thatcher.

Theatre

Black Victorians

Black Victorians

Saturday 13 August I Afternoon
Sunday 14 August I Afternoon

Jeanefer Jean-Charles presents Black Victorians, exploring a complex and often forgotten Black presence in pre-Windrush Britain.

Outdoor Arts

Bomb Factory - 'Worldbuilding' with artist Rohan Ayinde

Bomb Factory - 'Worldbuilding' with artist Rohan Ayinde

Wednesday 27 July | 3pm - 5pm (15-18 Year Olds)
Thursday 28 July | 11am - 1pm (10 - 14 Year Olds)

'Worldbuilding' Spoken Word / Poetry Workshop for 10-18 Year Olds with artist Rohan Ayinde!

Workshop

The Appraisal

The Appraisal

Friday 29 July | 7.30pm

Written by Tim Marriott, a two-handed drama that follows the process of an annual work review gone horribly wrong.

Theatre

Brothers Across the Decades

Brothers Across the Decades

Thursday 14 July | 7.30pm

Performance artist and theatremaker Tom Marshman revisits the Weston-super-Mare of his youth in a solo show about growing up, making art, and being queer in the 1990s.

Theatre

ACAVA - Artist's Talk

ACAVA - Artist's Talk

Thursday 28 July I 6.30pm to 8pm

ACAVA - Jack Rooney, Saskia Dakin and Fiona Verran Artist's Talk

Workshop

Leighton House Online Pattern Making Course (7 July)

Leighton House Online Pattern Making Course (7 July)

Thursday 7 July I 5pm to 7pm

Leighton House presents an Online Course titled Geometric and Biomorphic Pattern Making with Dr Esra Alhamal

Workshop

the album: skool edition

the album: skool edition

Sunday 14 August I Afternoon

SAY - the album: skool edition. Celebrating the joy and innocence of making up dances to popular music.

Outdoor Arts

Darkie Armo Girl

Darkie Armo Girl

Friday 1 July - Saturday 9 July (Various Times)

Developed with the Finborough Theatre, Darkie Armo Girl is a new solo play from British-Armenian writer and performer Karine Bedrossian about surviving life with the innocence of a child, but the destructive self-abandon of a suicide bomber.

Theatre

Margot la Rouge / Le Villi

Margot la Rouge / Le Villi

Thursday 21 July I 7.30pm
Saturday 23 July I 7.30pm
Wednesday 27 July I 7.30pm
Friday 29 July I 7.30pm
Sunday 31 July I 2.00pm
Tuesday 2 August I 7.30pm
Thursday 4 August I 7.30pm
Saturday 6 August I 7.30pm

Broken promises, broken hearts, lowlife and life beyond death

Opera

How to Build a Universe and How to End It

How to Build a Universe and How to End It

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August I Afternoon

Choreographer Jamaal Burkmar reimagines the formation of our universe with collective human experience at its core.

Dance

Generations

Generations

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 August I Afternoon

Desperate Men - 42 years in the making, this new outdoor show represents Desperate Men handing over to the next generation. However, we are not going out quietly. In our signature comic, physical, spontaneous & startling radical style, we’re investigating intergenerational relationships.

Outdoor Arts

Circus Flavours

Circus Flavours

Sunday 7 August I 1pm & 3.15pm & 5.05pm

Upswing’s Associate Artists takeover in this hugely popular and high energy event, bringing the beauty of circus to all.

Circus

Lives of Clay

Lives of Clay

Sunday 24 July I 3.30pm

The Clay Connection - Lives of Clay is a one woman dance and physical theatre performance telling the
story of two women

Outdoor Arts

Public Art

Public Art

Runs until 31 August

Pop up public art across the borough

Art

Little Women

Little Women

Friday 22 July - Thursday 4 August

Mark Adamo's affectionate adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's coming-of-age novel, brought to life in music with open-hearted immediacy.

Opera