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Three Waters Launch: Open Studios

Thursday 28th September 2023 , 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Celebrating Bow Arts Trust’s new and permanent home in east London. Meet the artists, enjoy food and music, and take part in family-friendly workshops.

a photo of a sunlit studio with the text, Three Waters Launch Open Studios 16 September

To mark the launch of Three Waters, Bow Arts has planned an inspiring afternoon of creative pop-up market stalls, live music, and festivities, to open the doors and bring east London inside. Join the artists, designers, and makers inside 70 artist studios to explore our brand new studio site buzzing with life.

Take a look at what we have in store!

Explore Our Makers Market…

Pop-up Makers Market

A selection of unique and handmade crafts by independent artists. The perfect place to pick up paintings and prints, or find the perfect handmade scarf or printed bag…

Visit Artists in their Studios

Get into a good mood with…

Andreas playing guitar

Live Music from the Andrea Solarino Trio

Relax and enjoy the atmosphere with a live Jazz trio.

DJ Field Ohm uses DJ Decks

DJ Field Ohm

Kick back and enjoy a set from DJ Field Ohm.

Food & Drink Available

Two people in the Bow Arts Courtyard

Pop-up bar

Unwind and enjoy a refreshing beverage from our bar.

VIP Dogs truck

Grab a bite to eat from VIP Dog

VIP Hot Dogs have food sorted, offering vegetarian and halal options. Enjoy a delicious snack!

Workshops and Activities

people of all ages gatehred to paint and collage around a table

Free family workshop with Penelope Kupfer

Delve into intuitive surface making with studio artist Penelope Kupfer, who will be leading a family-friendly drop-in workshop or all ages to enjoy. Learn to collage with a mixture of mediums with canvas, fabrics and acrylics.

People standing outside of Three Waters

Interactive Installation: Sculpture Walk-Around

Three Waters artist Sadedgh will be on the move with an interactive installation. Be on the look out!

Please note, photos from previous Bow Arts events may not reflect exact activities on the night.

20 Gillender St
London, E3 3JX

Access information    

Three Waters has step-free access to the ground level from street level, including to the accessible toilet. The mezzanine does not have lift access. The venue is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system. Accessible parking is not available on-site.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility at this venue or event, would like to make us aware of any access requirements that you have in advance of visiting, or would like this information in an alternate format including Easy Read, please email property@bowarts.com or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 3)    

Access requirements could include things like providing equipment, services or support (e.g. information in Easy Read, speech to text software, additional 1:1 support), adjusting workshop timings (e.g. more break times), adjustments to the event space (e.g. making sure you have a table near the entrance) or anything else you can think of!  

Transport Information

Address: 20 Gillender Street, London, E3 3JX
Nearest station(s): Bromley-by-Bow (District line), and Bow Church (DLR)  
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area. 
Bike: Bicycle parking is located at Bow Church Station. The nearest Santander Cycles docking station is at Bow Church Station.