THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 20TH APRIL 2013
With a similar format to the RCA's secret postcard sale, Secret 7" sees artists such as Gilbert & George, Al Weiwei and David Shrigley, plus hundreds of others create artworks that are put up for a secret sale. However, instead of postcards the artists will redesign covers of seven different singles from well-known bands. This year's seven singles are Elton John, Bennie and The Jets; Haim, Better Off; Jessie Ware, Still Love Me; Nas, The Don; Nick Drake, Rider on the Wheel; Laura Marling, The Beast; and Public Enemy, Harder Than You Think. The 700 record sleeves will go on display the weekend before sale day (April 20th) but will be on display from the weekend prior to this. The 'secret' aspect is that you won't know what sleeve or song you are being sold until after the purchase. The profits go towards Art Against Knives, a youth charity which helps fund creative initiatives around London.
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100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Secret 7"
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London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 26th, 27th and 28th October 2016 - 9am-11pm
Secret 7", 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Secret 7"
The world premier of the hyper-coloured and stylised photographic exhibition by Mark Leeming. It blurs conventional perceptions of masculinity and femininity using beards, make-up, glitter and ...More
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife Dates: Friday 28th October 2016 - 4pm-3am
Secret 7", 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 3 minutes from Secret 7"
The DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Wade and Miguel Cruz hit the decks to provide an exciting mix of hip-hop, house, R&B and club classics over two rooms....More
Entertainment near Secret 7"
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Secret 7"
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
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Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Secret 7"
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Secret 7"
Michael and Rick Mast, the brothers behind Mast Brothers Chocolate, bring their artisanal chocolates from Brooklyn to London's equivalent district, the original hipster hangout, Shoreditch. They ... More
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
186 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Secret 7"
Lebanese and Middle Eastern street food specialists Yalla Yalla pop up on Shoreditch High Street from 5th February 2013 for six months or so. This is ... More
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Secret 7"
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Secret 7"
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
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