The best of May: Photo London and Museums at Night

             Galerie Christophe Gaillard. Drawing or Flowy conglomeration.Hey! V by Rachel De Joode


This week is brimming with creative activities and experiences for you to enjoy. Keep your weekend free and delve into the world of photography and art.

At KitMapper we have selected a few of our favourite events in celebrations of Photo London and Museums at Night which you can experience starting from today.

Photo London at Somerset House

Photographers and galleries across the globe are coming together to showcase work at Photo London from 18th to 21st of May. These are some of the shows you should definitely check out this week!

                                                 The Photographer’s Gallery. Patient no.39 by Alma Haser
                                             White Space Gallery. Migrant Crisis by Artuas Morozovas

Peckham 24

Take a trip to Peckham for Peckham 24 on Friday 19th May from 6 pm to til late. Peckham 24 is a 24 hour short photography festival with a variety of exhibitions and live events. The festival will be taking place at the heart of Peckham at Copeland Park and The Bussey Building, as well as a series of other galleries and spaces across Peckham.

                  Peckham 24. Copeland Gallery. At Home She’s A Tourist by a collection of Artists


Museums at Night

The fun doesn’t stop there, after the shows you can head to Museums at Night, a UK-wide festival, museums and galleries are open to late hosting variety of activities for a few days. We’ve selected our top few you can visit from 18–20th of May.


Thursday 18th May


Friday 19th of May

  • If you’re usually very keen to get your hands on valuable art, take a trip to Banknotes and Bullion and handle objects from the museum’s collection.
  • Don’t miss renaissance-themed workshops and activities at the National Gallery’s Renaissance Late (this is free!).

Saturday 20th May

  • Head to London Canal Museum experience atmospheric and entrancing style of music at Museums at Night concert.
  • We’ve got another Freebie! Have fun at Under the skin: Taxidermy Late featuring live demonstrations, short film screenings and cocktails. You also get a chance to enjoy the Grant Museum of Zoology’s collection by night.


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