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The Joke’s on You

Comedy at Heeltap
18 October, 7pm. Free. 

Jayde Adams, Funny Women 2014 winner and just back from Edinburgh Fringe will be at Heeltap for one-night only. (“Future of British Comedy” Diva Mag, “Fearless force of nature“ The Independent). Jayde will work into her performance jokes that have been added by the public to an interactive mural created by local artist Sean Murphy. Visit Heeltap during MERGE to read the mural of jokes and add your own, and then see Jayde perform her interactive set at the end of the festival. 


Every Wednesday
18 New Globe Walk SE1 

Porky’s will be hosting live Blues every Wednesday during MERGE. Porky’s brings a taste of the deep south to Bankside with authentic American BBQ dishes, Americana-inspired cocktails and a range of bourbons, rye whiskies and craft beers. 

The Union Jack

Every Saturday and Sunday from 8pm
225 Union Street, SE1 

Traditional pub, The Union Jack, will host live music, including Jazz, Soul, Funk and Rock Jazz on Saturday and Sunday nights from 8pm. 

Golden Hinde

Thursday 24 September
JAZZ NURSERY, The Golden Hinde, 
1 Pickfords Wharf, SE1 

Rick Simpson “Klammer” and Alex Haines Trio. More info at


Sunday 4 October
5 Bedale Street, SE1 

Don’t miss this Sunday Session at Bedales wine bar in Borough Market. Live music and half price bottles of wine – the perfect combination. 

Contemporary Applied Arts

19 September, 3pm
89 Southwark Street, London SE1 

Architectural glass artist Kate Maestri will discuss the commissioning process and how to successfully collaborate with architects. Kate’s central precept is that her work should be site specific and large glass installations should be integrated into the structure; responding harmoniously to architecture. Tickets £5. Places are limited, call 020 7620 0086 to book. 


5 Canvey St, SE1 

Given the luminescence of the ‘The Chamber of Wishes’, Camino Bankside will have a special flight of cava on offer throughout MERGE with a luminescence of its own…

Earlier Event: 15 September
Later Event: 18 September
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