First Thursdays


On the first Thursday of every month over 170 galleries and museums in east London are open till 9pm with free events, talks, exhibitions and private views. Each month check out our top 5 exhibitions, join our free art bus, or follow one of our recommended walking tours from leading curators and writers. Explore east London’s galleries, artist run spaces and studios on the First Thursdays map available at each participating gallery.

You can also download the map as a PDF here.

You can download this month’s walking tour map here.

For more information, please visit the First Thursdays website.

Catch a glimpse of the First Thursdays experience with this short film.