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LFA 19 – Momentto: Collaborative Timber Project at Oxo Tower Wharf and beyond

July 17, 2019

Each June, London comes to life with an amazing programme of events and activities centered around celebrating the cities architectural excellence. London Festival of Architecture has something for everyone, from studio lates and debates to new commissions, competitions and tours and this years theme of ‘Boundaries’ got the cities creative juices flowing. Behind the scenes…

Lois O’Hara Q&A at Oxo Tower Wharf

May 30, 2019

We checked in with Lois O’Hara, an artist and designer from Brighton who has recently painted ‘Colour is Power’ at Oxo Tower Wharf. Her instantly recognisable blobs, wiggles and patterns have been taking over the public domain in the past few years in the form of murals, art direction and design. Her brand ethos has…

London Craft Week 2019 – Our Top Picks

May 2, 2019

As you might be able to tell from our Instagram page, we’re getting more excited by the day for London Craft Week 2019 and the launch of our new event The Future of Craft at Bargehouse.  Aside from our own event, there is so much happening across London between 8-12 May to celebrate the city’s exceptional craftsmanship, from hidden…

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…

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…

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…

February Fashion graduate shows

February 23, 2018

February saw London College of Fashion and Ravensbourne take over Bargehouse with a new wave of fashion talent. Transitions 2.0 Ravensbourne Department of Fashion kicked off fashion month at Oxo Tower Wharf with Transitions 2.0. The dazzling student show featured final year students’ work-in-progress, ahead of the presentation of their final collections in June, alongside…

Four FREE exhibitions not to miss this February – March

February 13, 2018

Over the next couple of months we are delighted to host an exciting programme of fashion and issue-based exhibitions at Oxo Tower Wharf. Plan your visit. LCF MA18 exhibition: Media and Communication Discover work by the UK’s leading creative postgraduates from London College of Fashion UAL, in photography, costume design, film making, media production, fashion…

New Creatives 2017

August 9, 2017

One week on, and we’re already reminiscing about another fantastic season of New Creatives, Oxo Tower Wharf’s two month-long summer programme dedicated to championing creative graduates fresh out of university. Over 8 weeks, 13 universities and hundreds of students descended on Oxo Tower Wharf to exhibit their hard work both to the public and to…