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18th September 2018

Last week, Leake Street Arches took home the Placemaking Award at the first ever London Infrastructure Awards. Set up to celebrate both globally recognised infrastructure projects and the individuals making their mark on London’s infrastructure network, the event followed a day of shared insights and debate at the London Infrastructure Summit. Held at The National Gallery, the fifth annual London Infrastructure Summit, attracted over 500 delegates and experts across business, national and London government and infrastructure providers. With infrastructure a hot topic in the press right now, the focus of the 2018 summit was on the future, with priorities after […]
5th September 2018

We’re incredibly excited to announce that this month, 26 Leake Street will be hosting a retrospective art exhibition to celebrate the career of Richard Hambleton. This major new exhibition of paintings by the seminal New York street artist will open on 13 September 2018. ‘Richard Hambleton: Shadowman’ will comprise over 60 original works and photographs, including many that are rare or previously unseen. Richard Hambleton was at the forefront of the New York street art movement in the early 1980s, working alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, and quickly became known for his black ‘shadowman’ silhouettes that appeared unexpectedly in […]
25th August 2018

Bank Holiday weekend sees the arrival of Jones & Sons at Draughts Waterloo. This classical British restaurant and cocktail bar with outposts in Dalston and Angel, has taken over the kitchens at Draughts Waterloo to provide an enhanced food experience to visitors. Founded by Andy Jones in 2013, Jones & Sons is a place to meet, eat, and drink, with an emphasis on well prepared honest British food of the highest quality & artisan cocktails from around the world. After five successful years owning Jones & Sons Dalston and establishing a loyal following, Jones & Sons Angel opened in June […]
13th August 2018

We’re all about championing new and innovative projects here at Leake Street Arches, so we’re excited to announce that London based company Paw Trading Co has teamed up with Shout About London to host ‘Doggy Style @ 26 Leake Street’, an all day dog market taking place on Saturday 29th September! The event will be made up of pet food traders, pet beauty, pet skincare and pet clothing suppliers and will include  live music and entertainment specifically programmed for dogs and their owners. There will be 2 bars at the event, one located at the main entrance and another in […]
3rd July 2018

Art Night is London’s largest free contemporary arts festival. Each year the festival partners with a leading cultural institution and curator, focusing on a different area of London to explore its distinctive identity, culture and architecture through various forms of art. This year, Art Night heads south of the river for the first time: the 2018 trail will transform the Thames riverbank between the South Bank and Battersea Power Station, via Vauxhall and Nine Elms, taking place in iconic and off-the-beaten-track venues. Ralph Rugoff and the Hayward Gallery team have curated projects by 12 internationally renowned artists to coincide with […]