Event 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.

Alicja Kwade's Medium Median at Whitechapel Gallery

28 September 2016 - 25 June 2017 | Whitechapel Gallery, London
Medium Median

Prolific Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade has been invited to exhibit at Whitechapel Gallery, London. Her success is reflected in numbers and accolades. She has already worked with four galleries this year: De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, 303 Gallery, New York, 13th Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach and Art Unlimited, Basel.

Germans in Britain exhibition at the University of Reading

16 January - 24 March 2017 | University of Reading, Reading
National Records Office in Edinburgh

The Migration Museum Project presents the itinerant pop-up exhibition "Germans in Britain" showcasing the history of Anglo-German relations at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights Campus, between 16 January and 24 March 2017.

Christiane Löhr’s work featured at Turner Contemporary

28 January - 7 May 2017 | Turner Contemporary, Margate
Christiane Löhr Sculptures. Entangled

German artist Christiane Löhr is among the forty female artists featured in the latest exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate entitled “Entangled: Threads & Making” from 28 January to 7 May 2017. Löhr is a Cologne-based artist well known for her sculptures, installations and drawings.

Amelie von Wulffen solo exhibition at Studio Voltaire

10 February - 2 April 2017 | Studio Voltaire, London
detail - Amelie von Wulffen: Untitled, Oil on canvas, 100 x 120 cm

German artist Amelie von Wulffen presents her first solo exhibition in the UK entitled The misjudged Bimfi  from 10 February to 2 April 2017. It showcases a significant new body of her work that combines her interest in the confessional and the unconscious.

Wolfgang Tillmans at Tate Modern

15 February - 11 June 2017 | Tate Modern, London
Wolfgang Tillmans, Paper Drop

Berlin and London-based German artist Wolfgang Tillmans’ latest works will be on display at Tate Modern from 15 February - 11 June. Tillmans was the first fine-art photographer and non-British winner of the Tate annual Turner Prize in 2000.

German Reading Tour with DAAD Writer in Residence Yoko Tawada

17 February - 1 March 2017 | various
Yoko Tawada

Award-winning writer Yoko Tawada will visit the Universities of Oxford, Birmingham, and the University College London for a reading tour starting 17 February. The tour is organized by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as part of their writer in residence programme.

"Stars" exhibition at Europe House's 12 Star Gallery

22 February - 3 March 2017 | Europe House, London
“Stars” exhibition at 12 Star Gallery

Organised by the Goethe-Institut London, this exhibition at the 12 Star Gallery at Europe House in London features work from the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule) and is the first in a series to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of what has become the EU.

Annual German Symposium of the LSESU German Society

28 February - 2 March 2017 | London School of Economics and Political Science

This year's German Symposium organised by the German Society of the LSE Student Union will take place from 28 February – 2 March under the motto "Risking Transition". The symposium features keynote speeches, discussion panels by renowned economists, politicians and academics. Ambassador Ammon will open the symposium on 28 February.

Some Colours of the Law - Professor Werner Gephart delivers lecture

2 March 2017 - 6-8.30pm | King's College London
Some Colours of the Law

As part of The Dickson Poon School of Law’s Visual Arts Programme, its Honorary Artist, Profesor Werner Gephart will deliver his second lecture related to his exhibition, Some Colours of the Law, exploring the study of law and the social sciences alongside the diversity of the world’s legal cultures.

Open Evening with the German-speaking congregation of Edinburgh

Tuesday 7 March - 7pm | German-speaking congregation, Laudate House, 1 Chalmers Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 1TW
Statue of Liberty

This month's open evening at the German church in Edinburgh features a talk in German by Dr. Fabian Hilfrich, senior lecturer in American History at the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Hilfrich is attempting to contextualise the election and presidency of Donald Trump within a historical perspective and asks whether history provides an explanation for the rise of Donald Trump or whether his success truly is unprecedented. All are welcome, but please note the lecture will be delivered in German. The talk will be followed by a discussion and tea and biscuits.

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Ceramic facade of the Museum Brandhorst for modern and contemporary art in Munich

Ceramic facade of the Museum Brandhorst for modern and contemporary art in Munich