events, workshops, research & parties at the Apiary


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May 25th 3pm – 6pm £2 OTD   No music, no beats, just sounds.  The material kingdom on a sound system – collaged live for your listening pleasure. Three hours of bangers from Jennifer Lucy Allan, Rory Gibb and Ralph Cumbers, playing an in-the-red set of field recordings and sound effects. Join us for a […]

Unfinished Business presents: It’s Like He’s Knocking

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Unfinished Business presents: It’s Like He’s Knocking Created and performed by Leo Kay Music by Pedro Lima   Friday 12th & Saturday 13th June  8pm £10 (£8 concessions) Book HERE   “Telling it how it is even if you don’t quite know how it was.” Set in the intimacy of a bedsit, It’s Like He’s Knocking explores ancestry, ritual, migration […]


FoleyNights Collage 4

June 6 Doors at 2pm £5 OTD Foley; /ˈfəʊli/ noun modifier noun: foley relating to or concerned with the addition of recorded sound effects after the shooting of a film FoleyNights is an open event where you as an audience member will get an opportunity to directly participate in a process known within film-making circles […]

Beyond FGM Panel Debate and Fundraiser


What: Panel event to debate how Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) can be stopped Where: Apiary Studios, 458 Hackney Road, London, E2 9EG When: Thursday 4th June, 6:30-8:30pm Speakers: Multi-award winning FGM campaigner Leyla Hussein UCL Hospitals’ Head of Urogynaecology, Dr Sohier Elneil Beyond FGM charity founder Cath Holland Whittington Hospital’s specialist midwife and clinic lead, […]


Lady Vendredi's Battle Cry

Saturday 20th June 7.30pm – late / The Apiary, 458 Hackney Road, London E2 9EG Tickets: £8 adv/£12 on the door The Story till now…. Cast out from the one place she called home Lady Vendredi, the baadass heroine from another dimension returns to wreak bloody revenge Joined on her quest by the possessed […]

Mas Productions presents: 5 Day Performance Laboratory

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15th – 19th June, 10am – 6pm performance sharing on 20th June Fee: Early bird (book before 16th May) / Student, concs: £70 Full Price £100 We also have limited free bursary places. To apply email Jonathan Grieve: with a short statement about yourself, your experience and why you would like to be a part […]


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  «La nature est un temple où de vivants piliers Laissent parfois sortir de confuses paroles; L’homme y passe à travers des forêts des symboles Qui l’observent avec des regards familiers.» ** Charles Baudelaire, Correspondances. Eigengrau is an exhibition of the last series of French photographer J.M. Ruellan 21st of May – 31st of May  Private […]

Casting Bones

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An Exhibition of  the Animist Art of Charlotte Rodgers 3rd-12th June Apiary Studios 458 Hackney Road London E2 9EG   ‘Casting Bones’ is an exhibition of the totemic, atavistic art of Charlotte Rodgers.   Wednesday 3rd 8-11 Preview Ritualistically fuelled by wine gifted by Ani Anu, Welsh Witch, fellow fetish maker and Creatrix of Ritual, Ceremonial and Country […]

I Trust This Program

I Trust This Program

Friday 24th, Saturday 25th, & Sunday 26th April 2015 Opening Friday 24th from 6pm Exhibition open Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 6pm + Live event Friday 24th 8pm – til late £6 – waged | £3 – students/unwaged This exhibition seeks to explore the gendered and embodied tensions and boundaries that operate through our integration […]

Surprise and Serendipity 

Surprise and Serendipity

Thursday 23rd April 7-10pm FREE Entry This event brings together a diverse group of UAL PhD students to explore practice as research. The uncurated evening showcases PhD candidate work in progress and includes sound art, performance, expanded cinema and video. The work is presented in an alternating programme dedicated to the possibility of finding new meaning through an experimental […]