Mental health charity Safaplace is proud to reveal their pop-up record store and bookshop Look Up, curated exclusively by DJ and tastemaker extraordinaire Gilles Peterson.
Taking place for one week only between 24th-30th September at Stoke Newington’s Edwards Lane Gallery, Look Up is a space to explore the positive connection between mental health and the arts while raising money for the increasingly vital work of mental health charities.
Internationally renowned DJ, producer, record collector and curator, Gilles Peterson has lent his incredible music expertise to collate a special selection of incredible books, artwork and music that will be on sale at Look Up. Ranging from ‘Strange Labrynth’ by author Will Ashon, to Jordan Rakei’s latest record ‘Wallflower’, to artwork from the incredible Connor Brothers, all proceeds from the sales will go to Safaplace, an emerging mental health charity set-up by Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form.
Gilles has also selected a stellar line up of guests who will all join him in store for interviews throughout the week, including drum and bass icon Goldie, fellow audio aficionado Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy, UNKLE’s James Lavelle, Hacienda favourite Dave Haslam and more. In addition to this, intimate live performances will be taking place at The Old Church, with appearances from Jordan Rakei, Yazmin Lacey and Aaron Unknown, rounded off with a closing party on 4th October at North London hotspot Five Miles club with special guest DJ Daphni and more TBA.
Full Line Up
Tues 25th September @ 6pm || Look Up – In Store Interview
Gilles Peterson interviews Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and James Lavelle
Tues 25th September @ 8pm || The Old Church, Stoke Newington
Gilles Peterson presents Yazmin Lacey (performance)
Wed 26th September @ 6pm || Look Up – In Store Interview
Gilles Peterson interviews Dave Haslam and Will Ashon
Wed 26th September @ 8pm || The Old Church, Stoke Newington
Gilles Peterson presents Jordan Rakei and sir Was (performance)
Thurs 27th September @ 6pm || Look Up – In Store Interview
Gilles Peterson interviews Goldie
Thurs 27th September @ 8pm || The Old Church, Stoke Newington
Gilles Peterson presents Aaron Unknown (performance)
Fri 28th September @ 6pm || Look Up – In Store Interview
Look Up interviews The Connor Brothers
Thurs 4th October || Five Miles, Tottenham
DJs Daphni, HAAi and special guests TBA (Club night)
‘Safaplace’ is an emerging charity that aims to support the positive mental health and wellbeing of students in Stoke Newington School and the wider community, with the aim of discovering best practice which could be adopted in other schools. You can donate to Safaplace via their Just Giving page.
Look Up Store
Edwards Lane Gallery
The Old Church
39b Markfield Road