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Bow Open First Thursday: Curators Talk with Leyla Reynolds

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Opening Hours: 
6pm - 7pm
The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ
6pm - 9pm

Artist, curator and gal-dem founding member Leyla Reynolds will be joining us to talk about her artist selection for this year’s Bow Open Show, expanding on her title Aboutface: regroup, reorganise, reimagine. Open late for First Thursday, this is also a chance to view the celebrated 2021 Bow Open after hours as part of Whitechapel’s First Thursdays.

Please book a ticket to secure a seat at this event – although please note if those with booked seats don’t turn up by 7pm we will give seats to walk-ins on the evening.

The Nunnery Cafe will be open late to serve drinks and refreshments throughout the evening. 

Read more about the exhibition.

About Leyla Reynolds

Leyla Reynolds is an artist, curator and founding member of gal-dem magazine. She has worked with clients including Black Girl Fest, BBC, Adidas, Greater London Assembly and Tate. Her work has been exhibited at the V&A. As part of her work, she has appeared on numerous panels, chaired live events and debated on national TV. She was a judge in the editorial category of the World Illustration Awards 2019.

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Access Information

Nunnery Gallery has step-free access throughout from street level, including to the accessible toilet, and is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system.

Accessible parking is not available on-site but blue badge parking can be found 500m away on Fairfield Road.

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 or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 3)

Travel Information

Address: Bow Arts Courtyard, 183 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ 
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away.
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.