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What To Do This Weekend

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Wondering how to spend your precious two days off? Let SL be your guide…

FRIDAY 13th MAY - SUNDAY 15th MAY

BOOK: A Little Lusciousness

Pop-up restaurant A Little Lusciousness focuses on sourcing home-grown groceries and in­-season ingredients to get the best quality and flavour. Founder Rosie Llewellyn is this time hosting in the seriously cool 68 & Boston wine bar on Saturday 4th June, serving a five course dinner celebrating the Best of British to one lively table. Expect to meet a variety of people and sample lots of summery flavours, including cucumber cured mackerel and slow cooked lamb.

Visit GrubClub.com

 


BOOK: Classic Gingerline

Fans of a culinary adventure should sample The Gingerline – one of London's preeminent 'top secret' immersive dining experiences. Kicking off in July, tickets are now on sale – and trust us, they don’t hang around for long, so ensure you have yours to enjoy five courses of gastronomic story-telling.

Visit Gingerline.co.uk

 

SEE: Everybody Wants Some

Richard Linklater, the director behind Boyhood and Dazed & Confused, returns with this nostalgic comedy that follows a group of American uni baseball players as they navigate adulthood.

Visit CineWorld.co.uk

 

VISIT: Truffles and Prosecco Bar

Truffle-meets-prosecco at Camden’s new dining concept, created by sister duo Irina and Lana Bondar. The aptly named Trufflesecco will serve Truffle and Prosecco cheeses – think platters of Gorgonzola dolce, Artichokes and truffle cream crostino and Ubriaco Prosecco, as well as Mortadella with pistachio and Truffle salami, while the menu of pasta is designed to showcase the flavour of its one main ingredient; the truffle, in all its glory.

Visit Trufflesecco.com

 


LISTEN IN TO: Lionel Shriver In Conversation

Fans of Lionel Shriver’s writing should head to a special event with her at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly. Not only will she being doing a Q&A, reading a short story and an excerpt from her new novel, you’ll also get a rare glimpse inside the home of BAFTA.

Visit EventBrite.co.uk

 

TAKE THE KIDS TO: Little London takeover At Hamleys

London’s finest toyshop Hamleys is heaven for little ones, so why not go en famille to this free event taking place on Sunday? Little London magazine are hosting an exclusive party that includes face painting with celebrity artist Annie Newman, puppet shows, treasure hunts and balloon modelling. Mini adventurers will enter the store via a red carpet, come face-to-face with the famous Hamleys Ragdoll and Toy Soldier, and depart with an exclusive Little London Goody Bag. Do they do an adults one too…?

Visit LittleLondonMagazine.co.uk

 

SHOP AT: The Marni Charity House Pop-Up

Shopping with an added feel-good factor? Count us in. Marni are hosting a bespoke pop-up at Charity House, selling exclusive Marni goodies and donating proceeds to their chosen charity. Check out the selection of bespoke pieces – think customised T-shirts and bags – and support children in need at the same time.  

Visit BicesterVillage.com

 

BOOK: Park Table

Taking place on Friday nights between June and August, Park Table is a series of outdoor dining events with some of the world’s most exciting chefs including Will Bowlby (Kricket), Neil Rankin (Smokehouse) and Robin Gill (The Dairy). Each will create four-course sharing menus, priced at £50 per head, with profits going to Crisis, the UK homeless charity and served up in the stunning surroundings of The Magazine restaurant in Hyde Park.

Visit Magazine-Restaurant.co.uk

 


DRINK AT: RAW WINE Fair

Returning to London this weekend for a two-day celebration of organic and biodynamic wine, the RAW Fair – based in Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane – packs in over 200 growers and over 1000 wines. Alongside all those bottles, guests will also be able to sample food from Nuno Mendes’ Taverna do Mercado, Hackney’s Raw Duck and Soho's Antidote.

Visit RawWine.com 

 


BOOK: The House Fair

Discerning homeowners will love The House Fair, which is quickly becoming the go-to event for chic interiors. Amidst curated rooms and displays, expert and practical advice from leading interiors professionals, talks and demonstrations, and the latest designs from over 450 inspiring brands, you’ll also be able to get painting tips from an international colour consultant at Farrow and Ball and gardening advice from a Chelsea Flower Show garden designer.

Visit TheHouseFair.com 

 

SEE: Whiskey, Tango and Foxtrot

Based on the book The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days In Afghanistan And Pakistan by Kim Barker, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, as it has been called for the big screen, features Tina Fey as a journalist who recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Visit CineWorld.com