Latin American Events in London: Autumn 2022

Please find below a round-up of our favourite Latin American themed events, activities, and online content in autumn 2022. 

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(Entries marked with an asterisk (*) indicate a free or donation-based event.)


Three Latin American actresses wait their turn to audition for the role of a fiery, sensual Latina. Each actress is desperate to get the part. Which of them can embody The Latina best? Try Again explores the immigration process each of them underwent as they arrived in the UK and how their experiences as migrating actors from the Global Majority are shaped by the stereotypical gaze of the film industry.

Dates: Sunday 20 & Monday 21st November 2022, 7:45 PM
Location: The Hope Theatre, 207 Upper St, London N1 1RL

ENGINE ROOM presented by Omnibus Theatre
Dynamic theatre makers present work for the very first time in front of a live audience. Following the sharing, you will be asked to complete a feedback form, with your comments directly influencing the next development of the pieces. Give feedback, offer ideas, and discover the next generation of theatre before anyone else.

Dates: Monday 31st October & Monday 28th November 2022, 7:30 PM
Location: Omnibus Theatre, 1 Clapham Common Northside, London SW4 0QW

Live Music

Harold López-Nussa with special guest Yilian Cañizares
Celebrating the best of Cuban jazz with Havana- based pianist and composer, Harold López-Nussa. Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival’s Latin American line-up.

Date: Friday 18th November 2022, 7:30 PM
Location: London Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road, SE1 8 XX

Última Fiesta: A Celebration of Afro-Cuban Music
A celebration of Afro-Cuban music, with live music and DJ sets from some of the most exciting artists on the scene including Grupo Lokito, Colectivo Futuro, and Hammadi Valdes. Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival’s Latin American line-up.

Date: Sunday 20th November 2022, 2 – 7 PM
Location: London Southbank Centre, The Clore Ballroom, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX

Chucho Valdés
EFG London Jazz Festival welcomes Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés, celebrating his 80th birthday to perform from his exceptional body of work as well as his new composition La Creación with the Yoruban Orchestra and Hilario Durán & John Beasley. Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival’s Latin American line-up.

Date: Sunday 20th November, 7 PM
Location: LONDON Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX


El Castillo de la Pureza (Cineclub Fosforo)*
A man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from “the evil nature of human beings” while inventing, with his wife, rat poison. Part of LAH’s monthly Cinema Club in association with Cineteca Nacional de Mexico.

Date: Thursday 24th November, 6:30 PM
Location: Latin American House, 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

Shorts: Femininity and Migration (London Migration Film Festival)
A selection of 8 short films exploring the intersection between femininity and migration, including two Latin American films from Bolivia and Venezuela. Part of the London Migration Film Festival.

Date: Saturday 26th November, 3PM
Location: Upstairs at the Ritzy, Brixton Oval, London SW2 1JG

El Sentir de las Montañas (London Migration Film Festival)
A work made with members of the Latin American community in London. The film is divided in 3 chapters, through which we meet different people. Trying to understand more about some of the different situations that Latin American people have experienced or are experiencing in London, the film is an exploration of arrival, community and healing. Part of the London Migration Film Festival.

Date: Saturday 26th November, 6 PM
Location: Catford Mews, Catford Centre, 32 Winslade Way, London SE6 4JU

Nudo Mixteco (London Migration Film Festival)
Three lives intersect in a Mixtec community in the highlands of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. During the festival of San Mateo, María, Esteban and Toña return to their birthplace. They all left for different reasons, and different reasons are bringing them back, but they each have something in common: their families need them back. Part of the London Migration Film Festival.

Date: Sunday 27th November, 2 PM
Location: The Garden Cinema, 39-41 Parker Street London WC2B 5PQ

Borom Taxi (London Migration Film Festival)
Mountakha is a Senegalese man and a newcomer in Buenos Aires. This is a tone poem of a film that explores a city hidden within a city. Through meditative songs and sounds we unpeel the layers of Mountakha’s life as he grapples with work, being undocumented, maintaining connection with a family so far away, and the warmth of home versus the joys of the life he has found in Argentina. Part of the London Migration Film Festival.

Date: Tuesday 29th November, 7 PM
Location: SOAS University of London – Room B103, Russel Square, London WC1H 0XG

Into their Labours: The films of Antonio Reis and Margarida Cordeiro
António Reis and Margarida Cordeiro together created one of the most influential bodies of work in the history of Portuguese cinema. Made between 1963 and 1989, their films deal with rural communities, rituals and landscapes. This season by ICA, Open City Documentary Festival, and the Essay Film Festival features four film screenings and a reading group around Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo. 

Dates: 8th December – 11th December 2022
Location: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH


In Conversation with novelist Katie Guiterrez*
Join an intimate conversation with novelist Katie Gutierrez about her latest novel, “More You’ll Ever Know”, Latin American House’s pick for its Autumn Book Club in collaboration with Penguin Random House. 

Date: Thursday 3rd November 2022, 5 PM
Location: Remote via Zoom

Museums, Tours, & Exhibitions

Cecilia Vicuña: Brain Forest Quipu*
A new temporary exhibition at the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. Vicuña has transformed the Turbine Hall into Brain Forest Quipu. It is a new multimedia installation made up of sculpture, sound, music, and video, which mourns the destructions of nature and the loss of Indigenous history and culture.

Dates: 11th October 2022 – 16th April 2023
Location: Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Museum of the Home Community Visit*
Join us for a guided visit of the Museum of the Home, which showcases original furnishings and interiors from across the ages. The visit will also include a walk around the museum’s lovely Christmas installation, the Winter Festival, on the museum grounds.

Date: Friday 25th November 2022, 11 AM
Location: Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA. Near Hoxton overground station.

Workshops, Talks, & Courses

Las Tertulias de la Casa: Amores a Distancia y la Migración*
Informal discussion groups at Latin American House on various themes, facilitated by anthropologist Cecilia Montero. This month: how do we cope with long-distance romantic relationships as migrants?

Date: Tuesday 8th November, 4 PM
Location: Latin American House, 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

Moldeando pal Hogar: Ceramic course at Latin American House*
Come and learn the basics of ceramic at Latin American House with Mexican artist Citlalli Fabian. Part of Latin American House’s LatinArts Lab artistic residency. 

Dates: Wednesday 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th October 2022, 6 PM
Location: Latin American House, 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

Sobre calaveritas y cementerios: una breve historia del Día de Muertos*
A history of the Day of the Dead, presented by Mexican researcher Javier Vieyra. Hybrid event: attend in person or remotely via Zoom. Talk in Spanish. 

Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2022, 3 PM
Location: Latin American House, 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

Create your Calaverita Mask: Workshop for Children*
A creative Day of the Dead workshop for children, where you can build your own traditional skull mask. All materials provided, children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2022, 5 PM
Location: Latin American House, 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

España y México: una historia compartida*
Dr. Fernando Cervantes in conversation with Javier Vieyra Galán, discussing the long-lasting historical and cultural connections between Mexico and Spain. Event in Spanish. Hosted by the Mexican Embassy in London and Instituto Cervantes London. 

Date: Thursday 3rd November 2022, 7 PM
Location: Instituto Cervantes London, 15 Devereux Court London WC2R

Latinxs Tackling HIV Self-stigma Workshop*
A series of 4 workshops for Latinxs with HIV to tackle self-stigma, held in Spanish (Tuesdays) and Portuguese (Thursdays). Organized by METRO Charity.

Dates: Every Tuesday (Spanish) and Thursday (Portuguese) starting from the 1st and 3rd of November, 6 PM – 8 PM
Location: Stillpoint Spaces London, 23 Clerkenwell Close, EC1R 0AA

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