Pocket Change: May 21st to 27th

Pocket Change is our list of fun creative events in and around London. If you’d like your creative event listed, or know of something you think others would enjoy, let us know!



Photo of Zhang’s work via The Telegraph

The Hoxton Fashion Series: Huishan Zhang

London based designer, Zhang will be talking inspiration, styling and artistic direction!

When: Monday, May 22nd, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Where: The Hoxton, 199-206 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BD

Tickets are just £5! (Enough left for a cocktail while you’re gettin’ inspired!)


Turn up at Drink, Shop & Do and get crafty decorating a coffee mug. (Because art doesn’t need to be so pretentious!)

When: Monday, May 22nd, from 7pm

Where: Drink, Shop & Do, 9 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London, NW1 9DX

£5, materials included!


Stack presents BME Print! An evening with the ethnic minority editors of new mags Nii Journal, Signatures, British ValuesThiiird and gal-dem!

When: Tuesday, May 23rd, 6:30pm to 10pm

Where: The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4RH

Tix are £6


The Hoxton Flower Festival is here! Top florists will be on hand to teach you all things floral, from flower crown making to a terrarium workshop! Have a peek at the site for the line up and to book your individual classes!

When: Wednesday, May 24th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Where: The Hoxton, Shoreditch, 81 Great Eastern St, London, EC2A 3HU

Ticket prices range from £25 to £45!



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Spend an hour with Alex Booker, printing your own images and carving your own woodblock!

When: Thursday, May 25th, 10am – 11am or 12pm – 1pm

Where: Clerkenwell London, 155 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3AF

Guys! This is a free event! Register for a spot!

**This great article from We Transfer talks with Alex about his work, and showcases some of his pieces!**



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Explore the art of risograph printing at Libreria’s workshop, and leave with prints of your own!

When: Saturday, May 27th, 2pm to 4:30pm

Where: Libreria Bookshop, 65 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JP

Tickets are £50, and include materials and beer! **You also get a handy 10% discount in the bookshop!


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via openhouse-magazine.com

Spend your afternoon with Openhouse Magazine at Ace Hotel as they launch issue 07! The editors of Openhouse will be holding a talk about how to start a magazine. After, photographer Anton Rodriguez will go through the steps to put together your own photo book. Then at 4pm, the issue launch!

When: Saturday, May 27th, Day begins at 12pm

Where: Ace Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ

Events are free, but you need to RSVP!


Love Art Classes are back with their popular Lamp Shade making class! Kate Marsden will be teaching you all you need to know to make your own lampshade!

When: Saturday, May 27th, 4pm to 6pm

Where: 21-23 Tooting High Road, Unit 24b, London

Tickets are £45, and include all materials AND WINE. *If you’d like to bring your own fabric, class price is reduced by £10!


artists way.jpgThe Artist’s Way Weekend, hosted by Julia Cameron! An intensive workshop experience with the writer of The Artist’s Way, The Right to Write and The Vein of Gold, to name a (very) few.

When: Saturday, May 27th, 10:30am to Sunday, May 28th, 5:00pm

Where: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Rd, London, NW1 7AY

Get your weekend workshop tickets here!


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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