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Be among the first to see the new Tate Modern and join our three-day celebration showcasing the very best of Tate; all for free and open to everyone.


17–19 June 2016 at 10.00–22.00

Visit:  Tate Modern


Affordable Art Fair Hampstead

The Hampstead incarnation of this popular art fair sets up shop with over 100 contemporary galleries selling works by over 1,000 artists. Ensuring there is something for everyone’s taste, the fair showcases an eclectic mixture of media including paintings, original prints, photography and sculpture. This year the Queen’s 90th birthday will be a focus for some of the fair’s artists. With pieces priced between £100-£5,000, this is the place to start your art collection.

Hampstead Heath (Lower Fairground Site) , Hampstead Until Sunday June 19 2016

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Discover London’s secret gardens over this weekend of viewings and openings

In 2016 more than 200 gardens will unlock their gates for a weekend to take part in this annual event, held in association with the National Trust. Spanning 27 boroughs, the gardens take in all sorts of spaces, from traditional squares to roof terraces and allotments, as well as gardens belonging to historic buildings, schools, shops and cafes. 138 of the gardens taking part this year are normally closed to the public.

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