What To Do This Weekend 30.03.23
What To Do This Weekend 30.03.23

What To Do This Weekend 30.03.23

Looking for things to do this weekend? Look no further – from fashion pop-ups and new exhibitions to a nightclub opening, our weekend guide has plenty of options for everyone.


The Cirkel Pop-Up

Resale platform The Cirkel is hosting a pop-up on South Molton Street from today until Friday 31st March. Open from 10am until late, shoppers can browse a selection of new and pre-loved fashion from brands like Me+Em, Anine Bing, Ba&sh, Bella Freud, Burberry, Celine, Calvin Klein, Needle & Thread, Ganni, Jil Sander, Manolo Blahnik and more. You’ll also find womenswear and accessories from high-street brands like & Other Stories, Nobody’s Child, Boden, and adidas, to name a few. Tonight, there will be a live DJ and drinks by Punchy and Moth. 

42 South Molton Street, Marylebone, W1K 5RR

Visit TheCirkel.com


Oyster & Champagne Sundays at Burlington Arcade

Burlington Arcade is embracing its history with the launch of Oyster & Champagne Sundays. The shopping area – home to a range of designer boutiques, perfumeries and galleries – was famous for its oysters in the 19th century. Now, customers can enjoy two complimentary oysters with every glass of Bollinger Special Cuvée or Bollinger Rosé purchased at the Bolly Bar. You can also upgrade to a bottle and receive six complimentary oysters. Take advantage of the offer every Sunday from 2.30pm to 6pm until the end of April.

51 Piccadilly, St James’s, W1J 0QJ

Visit BurlingtonArcade.com

Rodnae Productions


Turning Earth Highgate Spring Market

Turning Earth is returning for another spring market at its Highgate studio to showcase a range of independent makers and ceramicists. From Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd April, you can browse works from more than 100 artists who will be selling handmade vases, jugs, mugs, tableware and ornaments. Every piece has been made locally, so you’re guaranteed to find something unique, whether you’re shopping for your own home or looking for gifts. Over the weekend, expect live music and street food stalls. Tickets are free.

Woodside Works, Summersby Road, Highgate, N6 5UH

Visit Eventbrite.co.uk


Lavender Green Flowers Spring Masterclasses

Lavender Green Flowers on the King’s Road is hosting a 90-minute spring planter masterclass on Saturday 1st April at 1.30pm. Suitable for all levels of experience and skill, the team will show you how to create a spring bulb arrangement using moss, twigs and heritage bulbs like white muscaris, crocuses and bridal crowns. All materials will be provided, and attendees will get to take home their creation. Tickets cost £85.

239 King's Road, Chelsea, SW3 5EJ

Visit LavenderGreen.co.uk


In Conversation with Dua Lipa

Global star Dua Lipa created her newsletter Service95 last year. Each email contains everything from style tips and cultural recommendations to essays on social justice. To celebrate Service95’s first anniversary, Dua Lipa will be revealing the inside story of how she built the brand via a live stream on Thursday 13th April at 7pm. She’ll also discuss her ongoing podcast, the lessons she has learned so far and the realities of running a start-up while juggling life on tour. If you can’t tune in on the night, the event will be available to stream for a week afterwards. Tickets cost £12.

Visit Fane.co.uk



Artisanal bakery and restaurant Pophams in London Fields has opened a new shop and workshop space to showcase local craftsmanship and artisans. Set under the railway arches, the space has a curated edit of homeware, plus an events space upstairs which is set to host a range of creative workshops over the next few months. Shoppers can browse a selection of ceramics, linens and glassware, as well as a few bespoke items like rolling pins by Selwyn House and scented candles made in collaboration with East London ceramicist Andrea Roman. Once you’ve found some new pieces, stop for coffee and cake at the bakery next door. 

197 Richmond Road, London Fields, E8 3NJ

Visit PophamsHome.com


Lío London

Regular SL readers will know we’re big fans of Pacha, so we were excited to hear the group has opened the doors to Lío London in the West End. Bringing the group’s famous cabaret restaurant and nightclub experience to the capital, the venue is open until late every Wednesday to Saturday. There’s a rotating programme each week: on Wednesdays, guests can look forward to The Owls with a range of music all evening; Thursdays are all about great underground DJs setting the vibe with a killer soundtrack; Fridays will see Lío’s signature in-house party with DJs spinning disco, house and hip-hop beats; and Saturdays will showcase the best of hip hop and reggaeton. All events take place in the main dining room, which also serves Mediterranean dishes. 

3-4 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, West End, W1D 6BL

Visit LioLondon.co.uk


Berber Q Earthquake Appeal

Middle Eastern restaurant group Berber & Q has launched an online prize draw to raise funds for Choose Love, which is supporting those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. You have until Sunday 2nd April to enter the draw to win prizes donated by a host of restaurants and brands. Some of the best include a meal for two at Planque; a £300 dinner for two at The Sea, The Sea; a £300 voucher to spend at wine shop 161 Food+Drink; and a £100 tab at The Royal Oak in east London. Donate whatever you can at the link below to be in with the chance of winning a prize.

Visit Go.EventgrooveFundraising.com. 

Steven Joyce


House of Hackney Sample Sale

House of Hackney is hosting a sample sale at The Box in Hackney from Friday 31st March to Sunday 2nd April. Shoppers can browse a wide range of the brand’s prints across fabric, wallpaper, cushions and more – as well as its Saber cushions, fringed lampshades, sculptural lamps and ornaments. Entry costs £2 which will be donated to Hackney night shelter. Book a 50-minute shopping slot at the link below, or drop by for a walk-in slot. 

4-6 Ram Place, Hackney, E9 6LT

Visit TheBox-London.com 

Sue Wickison


Kew Gardens

On Saturday 1st April, Kew Gardens will open two exhibitions. All the Flowers Are for Me by Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha showcases two large-scale cubes suspended from the ceiling and inspired by patterns used in Islamic art and architecture. Visitors can also see the world premiere of Plants of the Qur’ān, an exhibition featuring new botanical paintings of plants referenced in the Qur’ān. Travelling to various locations in the Middle East, botanical artist Sue Wickison has illustrated plants including garlic, pomegranate, date palms, henna and flowering desert species. Tickets to the grounds start from £17.

Kew, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Visit Kew.org


BBC Earth Experience

Today the BBC opens its immersive Earth Experience narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Wander through the Water Life room and Micro Life room to reach the Vista Stage with its 360° audio-visuals. Ideal for a day out with the kids, there are hundreds of multi-angle screens with interactive rooms looking at biodiversity across the seven continents. After you’ve explored the landscapes and met their inhabitants, there’s a message in the Earth Room from Sir David, inspiring everyone to think about what they can do in their daily lives to protect the planet.

The Daikin Centre, Earl’s Court, SW6 1TT

Visit BBCEarthExperience.com

Alex Board

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