What To Do This Weekend 02.03.23
What To Do This Weekend 02.03.23

What To Do This Weekend 02.03.23

Looking for things to do this weekend? Look no further – from new openings and exhibitions to a life-drawing class, our weekend guide has plenty of options for everyone.


Eataly's Wine Festival

London’s biggest wine festival will take place at Eataly from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th March. During the three-day event, visitors can try 60 Italian wines and meet some of the country’s best producers from vineyards in Sicily, Puglia, Trentino, Veneto and Piedmont. Big names include Fontanafredda, one of Piedmont’s finest, and Baron Longo, a historic family winery in the Dolomites. Once you’ve worked your way around the reds, whites and sparklers at the 12 wine stations, hit the market for Italian produce to pair with your new favourite bottle. Five 75ml wine tastings cost £30.

135 Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street, EC2M 3YD

Visit Eataly.co.uk


Bonnie & Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde opens at the Garrick Theatre on Saturday 4th March. Based on the real-life story of two of America’s most famous outlaws, this production features music by Tony award nominee Frank Wildhorn. The notorious bank-robbing couple led a life of crime during the Great Depression, killing policemen on the highway and criss-crossing the US with their notorious gang – and this is a tale of obsessive love and deranged ambition. Tickets start from £15.

2 Charing Cross Road, West End, WC2H 0HH; until 20th May

Visit Garrick.LondonTheatres.co.uk




Yoga at Frameless

Frameless, the UK’s biggest immersive art experience, has launched a multi-sensory yoga experience led by two top teachers – Adam Husler and Julie Montagu. From Sunday 5th March, monthly yoga sessions will take place on Sunday mornings throughout the year, when guests can take part in classes while art from some of the world’s most famous artists – including Cézanne, Dalí, Kandinsky, Klimt, Monet, Rembrandt and Van Gogh – is projected onto the gallery walls. Tickets cost £35 which includes entry to the Frameless galleries, so you can visit each room after the class.

6 Marble Arch Place, West End, W1H 7AP

Visit Frameless.com


Holi at Cinnamon Kitchen

Holi is an Indian festival of colour that announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. To celebrate, Cinnamon Kitchen is hosting a series of events at its Devonshire Square restaurant, including paint throwing sessions, cooking masterclasses and a supper club (Tuesday 7th March). Book tickets to the House of Holi pop-up (Sunday 5th-Sunday 12th March) to put on a white suit and step into the paint pod for 30 minutes of paint throwing. Stay for a cocktail or the special Holi menu which includes nine new Indian dishes to share. There’s also a Holi cookery class (Saturday 11th March) where guest can learn about Indian cooking and how to use various spices in the kitchen. Tickets start from £10.

9 Devonshire Square, Liverpool Street, EC2M 4YL

Visit Cinnamon-Kitchen.com


The White Company x #ChangeAGirlsLife

The White Company is supporting The Prince’s Trust’s #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign in aid of International Women’s Day. Until Wednesday 8th March, the brand will donate £5 from every full-price candle it sells. The funds will go towards helping disadvantaged and vulnerable young women in the UK who have faced a complex set of barriers – issues such as domestic violence, long-term unemployment, bullying, single parenthood, homelessness or simply a lack of emotional support at home. You can choose any scent and size in the range.

Visit TheWhiteCompany.com



East London Strippers Collective at The Standard, London

The Standard, London has partnered with East London Strippers Collective (ELSC) on two events to celebrate International Women’s Day. On Sunday 5th March, guests can listen to a free talk in the Library Lounge at 4.30pm to hear the collective talk about breaking stigmas and fighting for better working conditions in the sex industry. There’s also a life-drawing workshop at Double Standard from 6pm – expect pole tricks, a sultry striptease, floor work and audience participation. Tickets to the workshop cost £20, which includes all materials.

10th Floor, 10 Argyle Street, King’s Cross, WC1H 8EG

Visit Eventbrite.co.uk


Sunday Roasts at Ochre

The couple behind Muriel’s Kitchen launched Ochre at the National Gallery last year. Now, in addition to its contemporary European menu, the restaurant is serving Sunday roasts. Every week from noon to 3pm, guests can choose from three main courses: aged beef with watercress, pickled walnuts and horseradish cream; chicken with porcine and lemon butter with roast bread pudding; or pithivier of truffle celeriac and baron bigod cheese served with celeriac and apple salad. These are all served with beef-fat roast potatoes, glazed carrots with charred cabbage, buttery greens, Yorkshire puddings and plenty of gravy. There’s also a DIY drinks trolley so the team can make bloody Marys and other cocktails at your table.

Trafalgar Square, West End, WC2N 5DN

Visit Ochre.London


Deutsche Börse Exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery

This weekend the Photographers’ Gallery opens an exhibition of projects shortlisted for its annual Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. Visitors can see a range of works by four international artists: Bieke Depoorter, Samuel Fosso, Arthur Jafa and Frida Orupabo. This year’s artists push the boundaries of photography and demonstrate its relevance as a cultural force today – Bieke Depoorter explores the relationship between photographer and subject, while Arthur Jafa documents the Black experience through his candid portraits. Tickets cost £8.

16-18 Ramillies Street, West End, W1F 7LW; 3rd March-11th June

Visit ThePhotographersGallery.org.uk



Collect 2023 at Somerset House

Collect is one of the world’s leading art and design fairs. Returning to Somerset House from Friday 3th to Sunday 5th March, the fair will showcase over 400 artists who have exhibited at some of the world’s leading galleries. Most of the work has been made in the last five years, with many artists creating new work for the fair – think ceramics, glass, jewellery and textiles. Artists include Peter Layton, Tim Rawlinson, Elliot Walker, Louis Thompson and Liam Reeves. Tickets cost £25.

Strand, Covent Garden, WC2R 1LA

Visit SomersetHouse.org.uk


GOSH! Its Gyles & Judi & All the Dames!

Broadcaster and Celebrity Gogglebox regular Gyles Brandreth and his friend Dame Judi Dench are hosting a special fundraiser event for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). On Sunday 5th March from 3pm, the pair will take to the stage at the London Palladium with a star-studded cast of dames, including Joanna Lumley, Penelope Wilton, Twiggy, Patricia Routledge, Harriet Walter, Eileen Atkins,Floella Benjamin and Sheila Hancock. Expect stories, songs, and surprise guests… Theatre tickets aresold out but you can live stream the one-off event for £25, with all proceeds going to GOSH.

Visit Tickets.Artist-Tix.com

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