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 to be unveiled on the 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.

Lent art installation: Within the Light by Angela Glajcar

18 February - 3 April 2015 | Southwark Cathedral, London
Angela Glajcar's installation Within the Light

This year, Southwark Cathedral's annual Lent art installation will feature German artist Angela Glajcar’s Within the Light. The exhibition runs from 18 February until 3 April 2015.

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015

15 January - 6 April 2015 | Whitechapel Gallery, London
Three of Rosemarie Trockel's works will be on show at the exhibition

An exhibition tracing a century of abstract art from 1915 to today will open at the Whitechapel Gallery on 15 January 2015, including many works by German artists. The exhibition runs until 6 April 2015.

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.

London Handel Festival 2015

10 March - 20 April 2015 | Various venues, London
George Frideric Handel

For over 25 years the London Handel Festival has been running to celebrate the music of George Frideric Handel at several venues across London with a season of concerts, talks and walks.

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.

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch — Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört

15 - 18 April 2015 | Sadler's Wells, London
Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will perform Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört (On the Mountain A Cry Was Heard), which has never before been performed in the UK, at Sadler's Wells in London from 15 to 18 April.

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.

Heinz Mack Oeuvre on Display in London

6 February - 10 April 2015 | Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
Heinz Mack: Zero and More exhibition in London

Co-founder of the ZERO movement Heinz Mack is currently shown in a major solo exhibition at London’s Ben Brown Fine Arts. “Heinz Mack: Zero and More” offers a wide range of his works from the early Zero-period to more recent paintings and sculptures. Runs until 10 April.

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.

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