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Upcoming Events

We regularly host public events in our spaces and beyond.
Our events are multidisciplinary and are run in partnership with artists and performers.

01 — 01 January 23

10 years of Ugly Duck

Celebrating 10 years of Ugly Duck! We can’t believe it’s already been a decade of Ugly Duck, supporting emerging and underrepresented artists. Help us improve the next 10 years by…
Free
20 August 22

Black Magic

 Black Magic is an event curated and created by Moses Kamanga. It is held to give black and brown artists a platform to showcase their talents and make connections. Black…
01 September 22

Ugly Duck presents: These claws shine into belonging by Byuka (Sharing)

These claws shine into belonging is a performance-ritual project created by Byuka (they/them) as part of the Intimate Animals Collective research. Every Tuesday, for the entire month of July, Byuka facilitated…

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Ugly Duck has a programme of classes and workshops in our buildings.
These range from exercise to arts classes and much more.

WAXING MOON CEREMONY

WEREWOLF RITUAL-WORKSHOP

Join our werewolf transformation series, as we celebrate the waxing moon through a poetic-meditative movement journey

BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY YOGA

The class consists of breathe work to aid stress release, yoga poses to create strength and flexibility and mindfulness meditation to help calm down our busy city minds.

WEDNESDAY LIFE DRAWING

The untutored sessions are open to people of all levels. Whether you are a seasoned artist or a newbie, this group offers the opportunity to practice and develop your drawing skills.

TRANS BOOK CLUB

Every month, the collective will be hosting a book club at Ugly Duck. The meetings are specifically for transgender, gender-non-conforming, genderqueer people and anyone  exploring their gender identity.

PAST EVENTS

Ugly Duck is constantly collaborating with new and established artists and curators.
Browse below to see a selection of the events we’ve hosted in the past.
03 — 07 August 22

相/Phase Exhibition

相/Phase is an interactive, algorithmic artwork, exploring how the abstract, mathematical and basic rules of physics evolve into our infinitely varied, macro and observable/tangible world of organisms and things. Originally…
26 July 22

WAXING MOON CEREMONY

WAXING MOON CEREMONY: WEREWOLF RITUAL-WORKSHOP JOIN OUR WEREWOLF TRANSFORMATION SERIES, AS WE CELEBRATE THE WAXING MOON THROUGH A POETIC-MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT JOURNEY! WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: As the light of the moon is…
23 July 22

TRANS TALES FOR TOXIC TIMES

TICKETS ( FREE, BUT A DONATION IS ENCOURAGED ) TRANS TALES FOR TOXIC TIMES A day of workshops, film screenings and performance celebrating the work of trans and non-binary artists…
19 July 22

WAXING MOON CEREMONY

WAXING MOON CEREMONY: WEREWOLF RITUAL-WORKSHOP JOIN OUR WEREWOLF TRANSFORMATION SERIES, AS WE CELEBRATE THE WAXING MOON THROUGH A POETIC-MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT JOURNEY! WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: As the light of the moon is…