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We put on events because we’re curious about the world and we believe that events bring communities together.


We’ve run First Fridays most months since November 2009. Previous First Friday events have included performances, book launches, films, exhibitions, talks, installations and even picnics. Find out more in our Interactive PDF.


Get in touch using the form on the right if you’d like to stage a First Friday (particularly if it touches on the link between science and art).


The next First Friday event

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Our next First Friday at Marine Studios.


Friday 17th April

6:30 – 9:00


Come along and join us for our (slightly delayed) First Friday.


Alfonso Buendía is a painter and illustrator from Andalucía, Spain. He has been part of Marine Studios and HKD for more than a year and he is now developing a painting project in which you can take part.


He is researching identity, portrait and still life, and needs objects with a story behind them. Nice objects that can identify their owners. Things that you would carry anywhere you move, even if you can buy a new one.


Please come and share these objects with us. We will take pictures of them, Alfonso will tell us about the project and show some recent work related to it.


See more of Alfonso's work at



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Self-portrait (Still life)