Around the world: Copenhagen Fashion Week kicks off and Four Tet hits Finsbury Park

Around the world: Copenhagen Fashion Week kicks off and Four Tet hits Finsbury Park

by Ollie Cox
8 min

It’s August and its been raining, but we’ve got you covered when it comes to cool sh*t you should check out. Four Tet is playing in Finsbury Park and there’s a cat festival in Canada so get out and enjoy the last bit of summer while you can. 

Copenhagen Fashion Week puts Scandi style on the world stage for SS24

With a standout Nostalgia-driven extravaganza courtesy of Stamm taking place alongside spiced up luxury from Saks Potts, Copenhagen Fashion Week is off to a stellar start. Closing the celebration in style is Ganni, bringing playful pops of colour to stripped-back Scandinavian looks. 

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Interswitch One Africa Music Festival heads to Camden 

Bridging the gap between Africa and the UK, the Interswitch One Music Festival continues its mission to unite the world through African music in the UK. For the London leg, Camden’s KOKO is hosting the festivities. Expect Afrobeats, Afro Pop and Afro Soul as this worldwide celebration of African music heads to the UK capital on Sunday, August 13. Get your tickets here.

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Get your food and feline fix in Vancouver 

Vancouver is hosting a festival combining furry friends with food next weekend as Meow Fest heads to the city. A cat festival full of food will combine music shopping and the ability to adopt a cat. Also on the roster is the chance to participate in celebrity cat meet and greets and more, all to raise money for animal shelters and rescue operations. Grab your tickets here and party for a purpose at Meow Fest.  

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Pxssy Palace brings Barbie mania to Colour Factory 

Barbie turned the world pink and the club is no exception. BIPOC queer party throwers Pxssy Palace welcome Ceechyna and Munya 99 to the stage alongside Nadine Noor, Half Queen, Edith Escobar, Donnie Sunshine, Shaolin Wavy, Kin the DJ, DJ Kizzi, Imanii, Kessie, Nadine Noor and Mya Mehmi on the August 19. Spoil your inner Barbie and grab your tickets here

Georgia O’Keeffe’s art is having a MoMA moment 

With a career spanning seven decades and existing outside any major art movement, any chance to see Georgia O’Keeffe’s work is worth making time for. Best known for her desert landscape and flower paintings, O’Keeffe played with observation and abstraction in her work. Curated by Samantha Friedman, ‘To See Takes Time’ aims to help viewers understand the artist. Showing until August 12 at The Museum of Modern Art, this should be on everyone’s Big Apple Agenda. 

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Art is for Everybody, especially if you’re in LA

Keith Haring’s Instantly recognisable designs such as the barking dogs and crawling stick figures have permeated pop culture and developed into some of the most recognised works of contemporary art. Keith Haring’s ‘Art is for Everybody’ is now showing at The Broad in LA until October 8, allowing West coast art fans to explore the legendary graffiti writer’s work. You’d be silly to miss this. 

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All Points East Returns to Victoria Park 

Since its 2018 debut, All Points East has earned a reputation for bringing a solid, well-rounded line-up to East London. This year’s headliners include Stormzy (August 18), The Strokes (August 25), Jungle (August 26), Dermot Kennedy (August 27) and Haim (August 28). Other big names to look out for include Erykah Badu, Nia Archives, Ragz Originale and Olivia Dean. Grab your tickets here and head to Vicky Park, this will be a good one. 

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Four Tet hits Finsbury Park 

North London is playing host to legendary producer Four Tet for his Finsbury Park takeover on August 12, courtesy of Krankbrother. Selling-out shows are the norm when you’ve been around as long as Kieren Hebden (Four Tet). For those lucky enough to get a ticket, strap in for a journey of mesmerising sound and visuals that’ll have you reminiscing for weeks. 

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Krankbrother host the afters at KOKO

If you’re still feeling up for the party after Four Tet, get down to KOKO in Camden for an official Krankbrother afterparty. Shanti Celeste, Roi Perez and Baby T will take to decks to see you through to the early hours. 

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Tomorrowland host Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike in Ibiza 

For those lucky enough to be in the White Isle, legendary DJ duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are playing a sold-out show at Ushaïa Ibiza. If you’re into house music, this will be a night for you. Anything bearing the Tomorrowland trademark is bound to bring Euphoric and unforgettable vibes. 

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