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Following on from Activism! our Saturday hub at UCL, carry on the activism into the evening with a variety of workshops, urban tours, performances and discussion about how cities shape us. Plus drinks at the bar, music and film screenings.

FREE – but pre-booking is recommended for some events
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Guerrilla Urbanism
Learn how to become a guerrilla urbanist and change the city around you! Join our workshop, take photographs and share your interventions. #GuerrillaUrbanism
6pm – 9.30pm; Free drop-in workshop
Room G.02, 22 Gordon Street

Inequalities Marketplace
Come and explore inequality through objects. UCL researchers have chosen objects that relate to urban inequalities and their own research. Ask them questions to find out more!
6pm – 9.30pm; Free drop-in workshop
G.02, 22 Gordon Street

Urban Tours
Join one of our creative tours of Bloomsbury and discover how inclusive our urban infrastructure is. Gain a different perspective on the city and notice something new in a familiar landscape.
Free – pre-booking essential (see links below)
Meeting point: The Bookshop, 22 Gordon Street

7pm – 8pm: Skateboarding and the city (No actual skateboarding involved!)
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8.30pm – 9.30pm: Photography and the city at night (No professional experience necessary but please bring a charged smartphone or camera)
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Urban storytelling
Relax in our living room and listen to stories about experiences in the city. Hear new stories performed that take an activist approach to the urban environment, and explore how we identify with the city and how spaces are used. There will be a chance to ask questions and share experiences with the storytellers.
The Bartlett’s Site Writing students present a series of artist’s books, with performances, readings and poetry.
7pm – 9pm; Free, pre-booking essential.
Room G.12, 22 Gordon Street
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Life Drawing
Experiment with described drawing, exploring what can be felt and what often isn’t seen through workshops inspired by research between The Bartlett and Dis/Ordinary Architecture.
Artist’s Rachel Gadsden and Noëmi Lakmaier lead sessions which explore how to observe and record objects without sight and how bodies are experienced in spaces.
Sessions at 6pm & 8pm (last approx 90 mins); Free, pre-booking required.
Room 1.02, 22 Gordon Street
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The Bookshop – Infocopier
Why should knowledge be restricted to privilege? Browse a selection of important texts, zines and books about activism and urban spaces then make copies to take away.
6pm – 9.30pm; Free, drop-in session
22 Gordon Street

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