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WHAT'S ON IN JULY

05.07.13

Ah, July. The month where we can finally leave the city and head to the coast at the weekend to bask in the sun. However, we all know England doesn't always guarantee sunshine throughout. In which case, here are some fantastic things going on in the capital this month for those slightly more overcast days and nights.

Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait

Wednesday 3rd July to Sunday 15th Sept

Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 128 – 131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB

This month, London’s Jewish Museum is holding a unique exhibition about the late jazz singer, Amy Winehouse. Co-curated with her brother Alex and sister-in-law Riva, A Family Portrait is set to be an intimate and touching exhibition about an adored sister. The family have given the museum access to Amy’s personal belongings that celebrate her love for music, fashion and London. Whether you’re a fan of the once-troubled singer or not, this exhibition will give you a deeper understanding into who she really was, behind the songs and headlines. Book your ticket now.

Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

Tuesday 25th June to Sunday 20th Oct

Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG

For all you art-lovers out there, ensure you take a trip to the Tate this month to check out Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life. The exhibition came about when a couple of historians were asked to introduce Lowry to a newer, younger audience. Including Lowry’s work from the Tate collection and significant loans, the exhibition revisits the artist’s contribution to art history on a whole, as well as reminding us of his distinctive work that truly can’t be paralleled. Book now.

vInspired Live: Change Something

Saturday 6th July

Camden Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH

Youth charity vInspired has launched Change Something, which offers one young person the chance to have the spotlight on them and an issue they deeply care about. The innovative live event will include a headline performance from UK rapper, Professor Green, and will be hosted by Radio 1’s Gemma Cairney and T4’s Rick Edwards. Young people were asked to submit their ideas for social change before the shortlist was cut down to just four finalists. The winner will take the stage at the must-see event, which is free to attend if you win a golden ticket by applying on the vInspired website.