Finally Ready to Make Some 2022 Plans? Here's a List to Get You Started

We've firmly entered into 2022, and it's been an interesting start to the year, to say the least. With restrictions officially reverting back to the government's initial 'plan A' route and work-from-homers being encouraged to get back into their offices, it makes sense that exhibitions, live music events, and street food markets would also be back up and running again.

Following the uncertainty at the end of last year, there are a lot of things that we're all excited to get back to doing, seeing, and experiencing, and now we'll finally have the chance. From checking out new food pop-ups and markets to immersive art fairs, live music shows, and installations, there are plenty of fun activities and events to look forward to this year — with so much more still to be confirmed.

In the next few months, we can expect to see a range of cultural workshops and educational screenings at Camden's Roundhouse, a series of film festivals and exhibitions, plus there's there's the annual "The Other Art Fair" set to return to East London's Truman Brewery once again. An immersive new Bob Marley exhibition has landed at the Saatchi Gallery, which seeks to celebrate the singer's incredible life through never-seen-before photographs, videos, and memorabilia. Looking ahead a couple months, festival line-ups like Reading & Leeds, Wireless, and Glastonbury are starting to be released, too, so it's time to get planning your summer schedules.

Read on to discover some incredible events and things to do that await you in 2022.

Fashioning Masculinities Exhibition at the V&A

Fashioning Masculinities Exhibition at the V&A

"Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear" is the first major V&A exhibition to celebrate the power, artistry, and diversity of men's fashion. It traces how menswear has been fashioned and refashioned over the centuries, and how designers, tailors and
artists have constructed and performed masculinity, featuring outfits from designers like Harris Reed, and worn by names like Bimini Bon Boulash, Billy Porter, and Harry Styles.

Get your tickets to the V&A's "Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear" now.

The Other Art Fair
The Other Art Fair

The Other Art Fair

Returning to Old Truman Brewery once again, The Other Art Fair is one of the most exciting collections of emerging artists, ever. Taking place from 18-20 March, the 3-day art extravaganza will see up-and-coming artists showcasing their work, alongside live demonstrations, free drinks, and workshops.

Get tickets for The Other Art Fair now.

Book an At-Home Beauty Treatment with Ruuby
Ruuby

Book an At-Home Beauty Treatment with Ruuby

Digital beauty concierge Ruuby has added an all-new offering to its line-up, and it's a good one. Partnering with Bamford skincare to offer exclusive treatments using products from the skincare range, there's a whole host of options — no matter what form of pampering you're after.

Get a Free Grind Coffee For Valentine's Day
Grind

Get a Free Grind Coffee For Valentine's Day

Grind is extending its Covent Garden Piazza pop-up through the Valentine's Day weekend and giving coffee-lovers the chance to win a free drink. The first 50 people to buy a coffee on 14 Feb. will get it for free, for the ultimate V-Day pick me up.

Visit London's First LGBTQ+ Museum
Queer Britain

Visit London's First LGBTQ+ Museum

Developed by leading charity Queer Britain, the UK's first LGBTQ+ museum will be opening in Kings Cross this spring. According to the charity, the museum is set to be a "fully inclusive space that celebrates the stories, people and places that are so intrinsic to the queer community in the UK."

Queer Britain's LGBTQ+ museum will launch in spring 2022.

Bob Marley One Love Experience
Saatchi

Bob Marley One Love Experience

An immersive new exhibition celebrating the life of Bob Marley is set to land at the Saatchi Gallery from 1 Feb. Featuring never-seen-before photos and footage, the exhibition will run for 10 weeks and will see a number of sensory experiences and art installations open to the public.

Book tickets for Bob Marley: One Love now.

Dramming in the Dark: The Glenlivet Whisky Experience
Glenlivet

Dramming in the Dark: The Glenlivet Whisky Experience

To celebrate the upcoming Burns Night, which takes place on 25 Jan., whisky brand The Glenlivet is hosting a truly instagrammable whisky tasting experience. Called "Dramming in the Dark", the immersive experience seeks to remove a few senses whilst heightening others, all the while showcasing its brand-new whisky flavours.

Book tickets for Dramming in the Dark from 27 Jan.

Big Band Burlesque's Valentine's Show and Dinner
Design My Night

Big Band Burlesque's Valentine's Show and Dinner

To celebrate Valentine's Day in style, why not try taking your partner to an elaborate burlesque show and three-course dinner? On 13 and 14 Feb., Phoenix Art Club will be home to an extravagant burlesque show, live music, and a jazz band all for Valentine's Day. Tickets include a three-course meal (with a vegan option available) and a glass of fizz on arrival.

Book tickets for Big Band's Burlesque show and dinner now.

BFI Future Film Festival
BFI

BFI Future Film Festival

The BFI's annual festival for aspiring 16- to 25-year-old filmmakers is returning from 17-20 Feb., with a packed programme of talks, discussions, and workshops. Aimed at providing young film enthusiasts with connections to industry professionals and collaborators, the festival is also set to feature screenings of over 50 short films made by filmmakers under the age of 25.

Check out the schedule of BFI's Future Film now.

In The Round Festival
Roundhouse

In The Round Festival

Camden Roundhouse's annual In The Round festival is once again upon us, and it's home to a range of screenings, performances, and discussions from some of the UK's most exciting rising talent. From a screening of Yung Singh's Birth of Punjabi Garage documentary to a performance by Goat Girl, there's something for everyone.

Check out the January schedule for In The Round now.