Notting Hill Carnival 2021 has been cancelled.
In a statement issued today (18th June), the board at London's Notting Hill Carnival announced that this year's event, which was scheduled for the 29th and 30th August, will no longer take place amid concerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Vinyl test pressings are being used as art canvases in a new London fundraising exhibition.
Organised by MATCHESFASHION in collaboration with Helium London, and curated and created by cult art zine Pavement Licker, Pressing Matters doubles as an exhibition and charity fundraising auction.
London is getting a new club, called Glam.
Due to open next month, the venue is based in Shoreditch, in the building that used to house the Aquarium club. Promising high-end design and eye-opening decor, which you can preview via the image above, the club's programming will mostly focus on house music.
Among the artists already lined up to DJ at Glam this summer are Armand Van Helden, Tony Humphries, Louie Vega, David Morales, Dave Lee, Moodena, Michael Gray, Jeremy Healy, Brandon Block and Allister Whitehead.
Sadiq Khan has set out plans for a £6million campaign to help support live music, culture and hospitality in London this summer, among other sectors beleaguered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Announced just after being sworn in for a second term in office as Mayor of London, Khan's proposals aim to safeguard and create jobs in industries decimated by COVID-19. The so-called Let's Do It initiative also promises "the best summer London's ever seen", with a huge range of events comprising one huge push for domestic tourism.
A new outdoor venue will open in London this month, Between The Bridges.
Welcoming guests from Thursday 27th May, just in time for the month's second long weekend and public holiday, the address is situated on the River Thames' Queen's Walk, on the South Bank between Waterloo and Westminster bridges.
Pacha is set to open a new club in London.
Home of the iconic red cherries, Pacha group is responsible for clubbing destinations in its original home of Ibiza and beyond, with Spain, Germany, Russia, Egypt and Austria all boasting their own versions of the venue.
E1 has announced its reopening party series.
1600-capacity East London club E1, which entered DJ Mag's Top 100 Clubs poll at No. 52 last year, has revealed the line-ups for a series of reopening parties kicking off in June.
On the 25th June, Sidney Charles and Fuse's Seb Zito will headline a Dance On Arrival event, before the likes of Hot Creations affiliate Ben Sterling, Saffron Stone, Secondcity, DJ Flight and Doc Scott all perform throughout the rest of June and July.
A new open-air avenue has opened in East London.
The latest addition to London's alfresco offerings, after London club Colour Factory opened its new outdoor space in Queen's Yard earlier this month, HWK's new terrace space The Lot in Hackney Wick is now open.