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2018 Round Up

January 8, 2019

Whilst we’re raring to go for 2019 it feels wrong to press forward into the new year without a quick look back at 2018 and everything that went on at Oxo Tower Wharf. FASHIONABLE START TO THE YEAR We kicked off the year with a fashion theme at Bargehouse, hosting Xander Zhou’s A/W 18 show…

OXO GIFT GUIDE

December 13, 2018

Are you looking for last-minute gifts that stand out from the crowd? Then do not fear, intrepid shopper. You can find original, well-designed presents at Oxo Tower Wharf this year and support small businesses and designer makers at the same time. Find out who’s here. Visitors can watch designers at work and purchase or commission…

Interview with Samuel Morton from Freedom – fundraising, event planning and his dream job.

December 10, 2018

Pictured above: Samuel back row, third from right – Fundraising Magazine’s 25 under 35   We caught up with Samuel, Special Events Manager at Freedom from Torture to talk about his recent accolade, his top tips for planning a successful fundraising event and how he got his dream job in the charity sector. Congratulations on…

CHRISTMAS AT OXO

December 7, 2018

We’re celebrating Christmas at Oxo and giving away some designer -makers goodie bags for you and a friend.  For the chance to win simply follow Oxo Tower Wharf on Instagram or Facebook and tag a friend in the comments section of one of our Christmas competition posts. Make sure that both you (the entrant) and…

Veuve Clicquot – The Widow Series: REBELS at Bargehouse

December 4, 2018

Now firmly established in the London events calendar, this year’s annual celebration of Widow (or Veuve in French) Clicquot took place at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf. With creative director Tom Hingston at the helm, REBELS brought together renowned designers, musicians and artists such as Nick Knight, Joe Goddard, Jenny Beth and Young Fathers to create…

New Creatives: Q&A Charlotte Ager

November 22, 2018

We speak to Charlotte Ager, a London-based illustrator known for her multi-layered, atmospheric drawings of people and places that burst with energy, movement and bold colours. Her work has been covered by It’s Nice That, Pocket Magazine and Urban Outfitters’ blog and she counts the New York Times, Penguin Random House, Vogue.com, British Council and…

New Creatives: Where are they now? Sam Gwilt

November 9, 2018

“From the Tate to the Southbank Centre, Oxo Tower Wharf sits in a prime location for art, architecture, and design exhibitions” In the first of our ‘New Creatives: Where are they now?’ series we catch up with Sam Gwilt, who exhibited with us as part of Made in Brunel’s (MiB) 2017 graduate show – Redefining….

WIN A £500 DESIGN GOODIE BAG

September 15, 2018

Visit us at Oxo Tower Wharf during London Design Festival and enter our competition for the chance to win a fantastic design goodie bag worth over £500*. This fantastic prize is thanks to the talented designer makers based at Oxo. Grab an entry from any of our designer maker shops on the ground, 1st and…

Bargehouse: a space fit for a king, now a leading space for creatives

July 23, 2018

How many central London venues can you think of that can host a trendy pop-up croquet bar one week and a Mexican mezcal festival the next? And this doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of Bargehouse’s breadth of usage over the years. Bargehouse is a vast, raw industrial space which is ready to be…

An interview with Jim Grover

June 22, 2018

In June 2017 award-winning, Clapham-based photographer Jim Grover set out to document the lives of south London’s Windrush generation, after being invited to take photographs at a Caribbean dominoes club in his neighbourhood. Here he discovered a whole community, which welcomed him to capture some of its most intimate moments. One year on, we were…