Weekend Punk

The Design Museum is closing its doors in Shad Thames and what better way to go out than a punk closing weekend. Find out how you can use limited resources and a rebellious attitude to create flyers, posters, fanzines, fashion and make an indelible impact on the world.

More information

Location: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD

© John Selby/Rex Features/PYMCA

Siouxsie and the Banshees at the 100 Club, 1978 © Derek Ridgers. Courtesy of The Photographers' Gallery, London

© Janette Beckman/PYMCA

what's on

All of Weekend Punk’s events are free, however tickets can still be bought for the Cycle Revolution exhibition over the weekend. The museum’s entrance hall becomes the DIY Floor with hands-on activities, while the 1.5 Gallery upstairs becomes The Stage with DJs, talks and live music. The Blueprint café is setting up on the upstairs balcony throughout the weekend, where punk waiters are serving up food and special punk inspired cocktails cocktails

Saturday 25 June

Punk Customise, Digital Hacking Workshop, Anarchy Punk Illustration, Rough Trade Presents Speech and Music and Anarch-Tea with W Hotel - Leicester Square

Sunday 26 June

Subverting the Weekend, Weekend Zine, Jewellery with Attitude, Create and Make, Weekend Punk Piñata and Hands on Punk

Celebrate 40 years of subversive culture throughout 2016

Weekend Punk is part of a year of events, gigs, films, talks, exhibits and more celebrating 40 years of punk heritage and influence in London. For more information visit the Punk London website.

related exhibitions

Cycle Revolution

See what to expect when you visit the exhibition.

what next?

Design Museum Kensington

The Design Museum will be closing at its current site on Thursday 30 June and will relocate to the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington later in 2016.