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Calendar of Events

The High Commission works with partners in Canada and the UK to develop exhibitions, talks and other programming linked to Canada’s international priorities and objectives. Forthcoming events are listed below, along with some of the latest Canadian cultural events planned for the UK. Please note, we do not take responsibility for events that have not been organized by the High Commission. If you would like us to include your event, please contact: ldn.publicaffairs@international.gc.ca

Upcoming Events in the United Kingdom

  • Wisher - Andrew Salgado

    Canada House Gallery, London ¦ The opening exhibition in 2017 at the Canada Gallery is a survey of Andrew Salgado’s practice from the last ten years. His bold, large scale figurative paintings have garnered him a reputation as “one to watch” by influential art critics in both the UK and North America. TEN coincides with the launch of his first monograph, also entitled TEN.

  • Royal Albert Hall, London ¦ The legendary Cirque du Soleil returns to London with Amaluna, their latest production about a mysterious island ruled by goddesses.

  • Canary Wharf, London ¦ Canadian artist Mateo Mounier is one of the featured artists taking part in this festival of winter lights with Digital Skin, a live interactive exhibit that allows visitors to digitally paint on one another and create a unique video portrait.

  • DRAF Studio, London ¦ In this exhibition the artist presents the sculptural installation Study for a Monument, based on his research with the ‘Flora of Iraq’ archive at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London and living plants from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

  • Fox Williams, London ¦ The Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce hosts this panel discussion with entrepreneurs Kate Jolly of Briars Group, Colin Pyle of CRU Kafe and Sheryl Cusia of Boudicca Proxy, moderated by Richie Clark.

  • Wigmore Hall, London ¦ Soprano Karina Gauvin, known for her performance of Baroque opera, joins the ensemble Le Concert de la Loge for an all-Handel programme.

Calendar of Academic Events

The High Commission works with Academic partners in Canada and the UK to develop conferences, lectures, and other programming linked to Canada’s international priorities and objectives. Upcoming academic events relevant to Canada and planned for the UK are listed below. Please note that we do not take responsibility for events that have not been organized by the High Commission. If you would like us to include your academic event relevant to Canada, please contact: academic.london@international.gc.ca

Canada-UK Foundation, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, has created a giant circumpolar floor map for use in schools throughout the UK called Arctic Alive – this amazing opportunity will allow students to have a museum-like experience at their school. if you are interested in bringing this free program to your school you will find more information at  Arctic Alive: Teacher Seminar.

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Date Modified:
2017-01-16