Nocturnal Creatures Programme

Nocturnal Creatures returns for its fourth edition, transforming Whitechapel Gallery and a host of unusual and historic local spaces through installation, film, live performance, and music.

This festival is free and open to all. Tickets to timed performances are offered on a first-come, first-served bases. Detailed festival information with a full programme of artists is  available on the Gallery’s website and social media.


Event Programme

Emma Talbot, The Age, 2022

Emma Talbot: Whitechapel Gallery

Performances from Iris Chan and Bettina Fung, and readings from Starhawk

Performances: 7.00pm, 9.00pm. 


Nabihah Iqbal: The Hickman

Music, film, performance and DJ sets.

6 – 10pm DJ sets by Anu, Manara and SUROOR / 6pm Visuals by Nina Manandhar / 7pm Artist talks by Nina Manandhar, Sofia Niazi/ OOMK and Vivek Vadoliya / 7.30pm Film screening by Vivek Vadoliya / 10pm Performance with SUROOR

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Baff Akoto THE LOVE AND... THE MAGIC: St Boniface

Film and performance from the artist and ESKA.

Performances: 7.30pm, 9.30pm, 10.00pm. 


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Cardboard Citizens: Toynbee Hall

Performance, map-making, karaoke, and music 



House of Annetta

Assemble: House of Annetta

Performance, installation and music


Performances: 9pm, 10pm
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London Voices: Aldgate Square

Performances from the Lucumi Choir (7pm) , SHE choir (8pm), and Stop Shopping Choir (9pm)


Jasleen Kaur

Jasleen Kaur: Raven Row

Installation, performance, and film

6 – 11pm 

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Janette Parris: Various Locations

Performance and music



Patrick Goddard: Bishopsgate Institute

Performance, workshops, installation, and music

6 – 11pm 


Henry/Bragg: Mansell Street, E1


6 – 11pm

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Performing the Outside

 Resource / Families 


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AGOSTINO: Whitechapel Gallery

DJ Set (6 – 8 pm)

Associate Partner Programme

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Sculpture in the City

Sculpture in the City’s 11th edition will come alive with performances, dance, spoken word and music, forming an extensive associate programme in locations across the City of London.

Affiliate Partner Programme

SEASON may 2022 (1)

Local galleries open their doors to late-night visitors

Local galleries open their doors to late-night visitors.

Enhance Your Evening


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