Search

January Events 2024

Having trouble deciding on the best spots for photography in London?

Then check out the amazing events in the London and Watford area this month. These events are more geared towards photography and art.

Last Updated : 8th January

Sign up for my newsletter and receive these events each month.

Happy New Year, I hope you had a good holiday. A new year is upon us, a new start with a blank canvas, and there are plenty of opportunities in 2024 to build some income streams for creatives. If you are a writer and interested in fashion, I am an editor on a publication on Medium called Fashion Police. I am looking for new writers; get in contact if you are interested.

Photographic Calendar 2024Only five calendars are left on sale; grab them while you can. Click on the calendar image or the links above to view it.

New Year’s Day Parade, West End – 1st 
‘The Parade is a marvellous opportunity for London to celebrate by showing off the diversity, creativity, and inspiration that abound in this great city. It starts at 12 noon, and the route goes from Piccadilly to Westminster. Lots of bands and carnival performers parade through the city.
Find out more here.

Peace Dove Lates at St Albans Cathedral – 3rd till 13th February
Peace Doves is an art installation by Peter Walker Sculptor, in which 10000 paper doves will hang from the Cathedral tower. Everyone is welcome at St Alban’s Cathedral from Tuesday, 3 January, to Wednesday, 13 February—lots more events under the Peace Doves from Peace Dove Lates, Yoga, concerts and performances.
Find out more here.

Winter Lights in Canary Wharf – 17th till 27th
The award-winning Winter Lights returns to Canary Wharf in January for the eighth year! Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 15+ spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow. The spectacle will showcase light art and interactive installations by some of the most innovative global artists working in light art today.
Find out more here.

The Society of Photographers Convention – 17th till 19th
The 2024 Convention is a veritable feast of education, with four days of action packed programmes designed to help you put your imagery ahead of the game. The three-day Trade Show spanning the Thursday to Saturday is a gathering of the who’s who in the photographic industry, with the ‘big guns’ present and eager to show you the latest in technology and design.
Find out more here.

London Art Fair, Islington – 17th
Explore an exceptional line-up of Modern and Contemporary Art galleries from across the globe and experience sensational live performances and an inspiring programme of talks and tours.
Find out more here.

Colour Walk Meetup at Spitalfields Market – 18th
It is an informal gathering of colourful, creative souls who meet, dressed in their finest, to walk, talk and strut their stuff. Excellent for photography.
Find out more here.

Photowalk at the Winter Lights in Canary Wharf – 19th
Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 15+ spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow. The spectacle will showcase light art and interactive installations by some of the most innovative global artists working in light art today. Jose and Andrew will guide you around the lights, and we will have two models for you to shoot with the light installations.
Find out more here.

Battersea Winter Lights – 25th till 25th February
Battersea Power Station’s annual Light Festival opens on the 25th of January till the 25th of February. The free art trail is around and inside the Power Station, with seven light art installations to explore.
Find out more here.

Cute at Somerset House – 25th till 14th April
A major new exhibition exploring the irresistible force of cuteness in contemporary culture. CUTE brings together contemporary artworks, including new artist commissions and cultural phenomena such as music, fashion, toys, video games and social media, in this brand-new show examining the world’s embrace of cute culture and how it has become such an influential measure of our times. It will seek to unravel cuteness’ emotive charge, revealing its extraordinary and complex power and potential.
Find out more here.

Shuvinai A Shoona: When I Draw, The Perimeter – 24th till 26th April
Shuvinai Ashoona makes drawings which engage with the complexities of life, land and community in the Canadian Arctic, through fantastical motifs and modes of storytelling. The work interweaves scenes from everyday Arctic life with imagery associated with Inuit animism and shamanism. This is the first time Ashoona’s works will be shown in Europe since receiving a Special Mention by the awards jury at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022.
Find out more here.

Christie’s Lates: The Mark Knopfler Guitar Collection – 24th 
Christie’s Lates returns on 24 January 2024 with a new edition celebrating Mark Knopfler’s legendary guitar collection. Join us after hours for a vibrant line-up of panel discussions and demonstrations set to the sound of Dire Straits’ timeless tracks against a backdrop of iconic guitars spanning Knopfler’s 50-year career. Entry is free and open to all.
Find out more here.

The Frost Fair, Bankside – 26th till 28th
The Frost Fair is returning for its second year. From 26-28 January on Sumner Street, an event celebrating one of the most extraordinary events in London’s history. From circa 1605 to 1814, the surface of the River Thames froze over 24 times. Bankside has reinvented the Frost Fair for the 21st century. Immerse yourself in traditional games, music and dance, artisan stalls, art and craft workshops, and even a life-sized elephant!
Find out more here.

Advertising

Last chance to see

The Missing Thread at Somerset House – till 7th Jan 2024
This autumn, Somerset House explores the stories of Black British fashion in a major new exhibition, The Missing Thread, curated by the Black Oriented Legacy Development Agency (BOLD). Spanning from the 1970s to the present day, The Missing Thread charts the shifting landscape of Black British culture and the unique contribution it has made to Britain’s rich design history. 
Find out more here.

Skate at Somerset House – till 14th January 2024
Somerset House’s spectacular courtyard will be transformed this year into a glorious festive destination with a uniquely Swiss winter vibe courtesy of Switzerland Tourism.
Find out more here.

Contemporary African Photography at the Tate Modern, London – till 14th January 2024
A celebration of the varied landscape of contemporary African photography today. Bringing together a group of artists from different generations, this exhibition will address how photography, film, audio, and more have been used to reimagine Africa’s diverse cultures and historical narratives.
Find out more here.

Sarah Lucas Happy Gas at Tate Britain – till 14th January 2024
A British artist’s brash and tender exploration of what makes us human. Sarah Lucas is internationally celebrated for her bold and provocative use of materials and imagery. Using ordinary objects in unexpected ways, she has consistently challenged our understanding of sex, class and gender over the last four decades.
Find out more here.

Disney 100 exhibition at ExCeL – till 23 January 2024
Celebrate 100 wonderful years of Walt Disney magic at Disney100: The Exhibition in London, the largest exhibition created for the European tour. Step into the story of The Walt Disney Company and experience 100 years of magic through ten immersive themed galleries with innovative technology showcasing historical treasures, original artwork and props.
Find out more here.

REBEL: 30 Years of London Fashion, Design Museum – till 11th February 2024
Opening to coincide with London Fashion Week, this landmark exhibition will be one of the most wide-ranging surveys of contemporary fashion culture ever staged in the UK. It will offer an unprecedented look at how careers in fashion are forged and the multitude of opportunities London’s fashion scene offers young creatives.
Find out more here.

Holbein at Tudor Court, Buckingham Palace – till 14th April 2024
Hans Holbein was one of the most talented artists of the 16th century.  From his arrival in England in search of work, he rose to royal favour, chosen to paint the portraits of Henry VIII, his family and leading figures, among them Anne Boleyn and Sir Thomas More. By his death, Holbein’s work was as admired by his contemporaries as it is today. His portraits inspired the next generation of artists in depicting Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I.
Find out more here.

The Moonwalkers: A Journey With Tom Hanks – 6th till 21st April
Tom Hanks narrates an epic experience that offers a unique new perspective on humankind’s past and future voyages to the moon.
Find out more here.

Sign Up to My Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter

Advertising

Recommended

Northern Lights over Watford

June Events 2024

This year is flying fast, and June has so many events around London. One of my highlights would be the Graduate Fashion Show and the Japanese Emperor state visit near the end of the month. Plus, there is a shoot with two ballerinas in Shoreditch and a lavender shoot with a couple of models.

Tulip fields with Julia

May Events 2024

As one of the most colourful times of the year unfolds, we’re greeted by the delightful blooms of wisteria and a palette of early summer beauty. This month promises a return of warmer weather and a host of exciting events tailored for everyone.

Refik Anadol: Echoes of the Earth

Refik Anadol: Echoes of the Earth

Refik Anadol: Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive exhibition is at the Serpentine North Gallery until 7th April 2024. Dive into the heart of nature reimagined through the lens of machine intelligence at Refik Anadol’s groundbreaking exhibition, Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive.

Advertising

  • Sale! Digital Downloads

    Digital Download

    Original price was: £15.00.Current price is: £5.50.

    Digital Download

    Original price was: £15.00.Current price is: £5.50.

    Digital download of one of my photographs.

    Quick View
  • Cassiobury Park Fireworks

    Cassiobury Park Fireworks 2017

    £14.99£95.99

    Cassiobury Park Fireworks 2017

    £14.99£95.99

    The stunning display of fireworks this year would make an ideal gift from Watford.

    This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
    Quick View
  • Lord Mayor Show Fireworks

    Lord Mayors Fireworks Show

    £14.99£95.99

    Lord Mayors Fireworks Show

    £14.99£95.99

    Looking towards St Paul’s Cathedral along the Thames when the Lord Mayors Show Fireworks took place.

    This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
    Quick View
  • London Eye with love

    London Eye with love

    £14.99£95.99

    London Eye with love

    £14.99£95.99

    An iconic feature of the London skyline it especially looks good when the colour changes as it does during valentines week.

    This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
    Quick View
  • Rose drop

    Rose drop

    £14.99£95.99

    Rose drop

    £14.99£95.99

    Rain drops on roses

    This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
    Quick View
  • Crocuses

    Crocuses circle the Bandstand

    £14.99£95.99

    Crocuses circle the Bandstand

    £14.99£95.99

    The band stand back in its original location in Cassiobury park in 2016, the spring crocuses looked beautiful against the back drop.

    This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
    Quick View