Events Calendar

Find out what's on in Germany and the UK! With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.

German artist Hans Haacke's Gift Horse on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth

5 March 2015 - Autumn 2016 | Trafalgar Square, London
Gift Horse by Hans Haacke, maquette

On 5 March, German artist Hans Haacke's Gift Horse will be installed on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square. Commissioned by the Mayor of London, Gift Horse will be the tenth sculpture to be unveiled on Trafalgar Square’s celebrated plinth.

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch — Ahnen

23 - 26 April 2015 | Sadler's Wells, London

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch presents Ahnen (meaning either ‘ancestors’ or ‘foreboding’) at Sadler's Wells in London from 23 to 26 April 2015 as part of its annual celebration of choreographic genius Pina Bausch.

Bigger Than Life: Ken Adam's Film Design

11 December 2014 - 17 May 2015 | Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin
Peter Sellers in the 'War Room' set, designed by Ken Adam for Stanley Kubrick's 1963 film Dr Strangelove

Sir Ken Adam is one of the most innovative and most influential production designers of our time, having produced spectacular sets for films such as Stanley Kubrick's Dr Strangelove and the James Bond series. An exhibition of his work is being held at the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin from 11 December 2014 to 17 May 2015.

LSO International Violin Festival: Christian Tetzlaff

24 May 2015 - late | Barbican Hall, London
Christian Tetzlaff

As part of the London Symphony Orchestra's International Violin Festival, German violinist Christian Tetzlaff will tackle on 24 May 2015 a concerto which stands at the head of the Romantic violin repertoire.

Bonn hosts homage to Michelangelo featuring British artists

6 February - 25 May 2015 | Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
Henry Moore, Liegende Figur (1938)

Paying tribute to Michelangelo, the major exhibition “Der Göttliche – Hommage an Michelangelo” at the German Bundeskunsthalle is showing international art from the Renaissance to the present day.

London exhibition Geldbilder by contemporary German artist Isa Genzken

26 March - 16 May 2015 | Hauser & Wirth, London
Painting from the Geldbilder collection

In an exhibition entitled Geldbilder (images of money), Hauser & Wirth London is displaying Isa Genzken paintings with monetary motives. Runs until 16 May.

German artist Vera Drebusch at Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

26 March 2015 - May 31, 2015 6:00 PM | York St Mary’s, York
Vera Drebusch: Chocolates (2014)

Shortlisted for York’s international art prize, two works by new German talent Vera Drebusch will be on show at the 2015 Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition. Preservation (2012) and Chocolates (2014) will be exhibited along with works by seven more leading contemporary artists.

BFI film season on German director Robert Siodmak

27 March - 31 May 2015 | BFI Southbank, London
Film still from Cry of the City

The British Film Institute (BFI) is dedicating its 2015 spring season to German-born director Siodmak, whose American thrillers of the 40s made him a true pioneer of film noir, and who was hailed as the "new Hitchcock".

The Century Mark - Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin

27 March - 21 June 2015 | Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Century Mark exhibition in Berlin

An exhibition of 70 masterpieces from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art was opened on 26 March 2015 in Berlin, marking 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany. The exhibition runs until 21 June 2015.

Bonn hosts Karl Lagerfeld exhibition Modemethode

28 March - 13 September 2015 | Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
Karl Lagerfeld, Modemethode, 2015

The exhibition Karl Lagerfeld. Modemethode explores the fashion cosmos of an exceptional designer and presents an important chapter of the fashion history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Runs until 13 September 2015.

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