Taking inspiration from the building’s past as a printworks for pornographic magazines, The Barge House has curated a weekend that will explore the history and culture of British erotica.
This event is part of London’s annual Open House weekend, a city-wide celebration of the buildings, places, and neighbourhoods where we live, work and play.
The Open House initiative is a simple but powerful concept: for one weekend in September hundreds of great buildings of all types and periods open their doors to all, completely for free. Each year a quarter of a million people take the opportunity to get out and get under the skin of London’s amazing architecture.
During this weekend we’ll celebrate the building’s illustrious past with a provocative programme of exhibitions, discussions and performances.
The Bar, Mezzanine and Event lounge will be transformed into gallery and performance spaces that will host stimulating talks, screenings, installations and workshops based around sex in print, celluloid and online, plus the factors that influence porn culture.
Saturday 10am – 11pm & Sunday 10am – 9pm
Bar & Kitchen open as usual – why not book a table for brunch, dinner or drinks.
SAT 16TH & SUN 17TH SEPTEMBER: Free Admission
See below for the weekend's programme.