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: 5th to 28th July 2016 - Various Times
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Secret 7"
Paintings inspired by the artist William Hogarth depict images of the city, with narratives filled with symbolism and mythology that speaks of London past and present....More
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife Dates: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Jul 2016
Cafe 1001, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 4 minutes from Secret 7"
The London-based collective, focused on promoting diversity, hosts eclectic sounds from residents Medallion Man, T-Scale, Rommek, Silvestre, Juggins and DanBe....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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Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017
Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Secret 7"
The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More
The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016
The City Centre 1.39 miles from Secret 7"
For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, ...More
Santa Monica at Skylounge
Foodie Events | Until 30th September 2016
Skylounge 1.88 miles from Secret 7"
Following on from last year's Nantucket Beach Club, the SkyLounge presents another summer residency in 2016, this time taking inspiration ...More
A Tribute to Dr Strange
Seasonal | Until 1st October 2016
The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Secret 7"
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop has been transformed once again for its summer residency, A Tribute to Dr Strange. The ...More
The Last Days of Shoreditch
Foodie Events | Until 28th August 2016
Red Market 1.99 miles from Secret 7"
The much-loved Red Market is back for its sixth year in 2016, returning to Shoreditch for possibly the last time. ...More
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2016
The Old Truman Brewery 2.28 miles from Secret 7"
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