Pocket Change: May 14th to 20th

Last week, I wrote all about why these creative events are so important to me. Have a browse, and let us know if you’d like your event listed!


Harper’s Bazaar presents Bazaar At Work: Justine Picardie in Conversation with Edwina Dunn

An evening of networking, inspiration and conversation with a female entrepeneur, ceo, and all around leader!

When: Monday, May 15th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Bulgari Hotel, 171 Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1DW

Tix are £35 and include a glass of champagne!


Makerhood Lambeth present: Eley Kishimoto: Not Just A Flash in The Pan

Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto have worked with fashion’s best — Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen, to name a few. They will be at the Maker’s Meeting talking all things fashion and business!

When: Monday, May 15th, 7pm to 9pm

Where: Brixton Pound Cafe, 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, SW9 8PU

Tickets are only £5! (Free if you are a Makerhood member!)



via Bloomon.co.uk

Bloomon is hosting a flower arranging workshop! Learn all the tips + tricks to help you arrange your perfect bouquet!

When: Wednesday, May 17th, 6pm session or 8pm session

Where: The Jam Tree, 541 King’s Road, London, SW6 2EB

Tickets are £27 (Beverages included!)



via The Canvas Cafe

Stop by The Canvas Cafe for Art Therapy! It’s a relaxed night of creativity put on by The Museum of Happiness.

When: Wednesday, May 17th, 7pm to 8:30pm

Where: The Canvas Cafe, 42 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL

Free event!



Photo via MagCulture

Join magCulture as they team up with citizenM hotels to talk about mag writing that transports you to another place. Talks will be given by the folks from The Happy Reader, Hot Dog and Somesuch Stories.

When: Wednesday, May 17th, Drinks at 6:30, Talk at 7pm

Where: 40 Trinity Square, London, EC3N 4DJ

Tickets are £6!



Photo via magCulture

magCulture Meets: Riposte

Talk will feature Danielle Pender, editor of Riposte and Shaz Mahadi, art director, as they talk all about the 8th issue!

When: Thursday, May 18th, Doors open at 6:30, talk at 7

Where: magCulture Shop, 270 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PE

Update: Sold out



via forbooksake.net

Not your typical pub quiz, this one is all about female writers!

Teams of 6 or less, or you can just buy your ticket and show up!

When: Thursday, May 18th, 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Where: The Star of Kings, 126 York Way, London, N1 0AX

Tix are £4 in advance, or £6 on the door and proceeds go towards helping FBS take their spoken word night to Edinburgh!


This month, the Urban Sketchers sketchcrawl is exploring Chelsea, and specifically Sloane Square! There are plenty of period properties in the area to check out, plus there’s a special opportunity to head inside Holy Trinity Church.  Just show up with your sketchbooks!

When: Saturday, May 20th, 11am to 3:30pm

Where: Sloane Square, Chelsea, London (Meet at Venus Fountain)

Always a free event!


Future Events

It’s time for the second year of the Emerald Street Literary Festival! These workshops are selling out already so visit the link to book your sessions and get all the juicy info!

When: Saturday, June 10th, 11am to 6:45 pm

Where: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

Various prices!


– – Brittany Forbes

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