Best things to do in London for a fun weekend: 18-19 January 2020 - EpicNews

January 16, 2020 – 15:50 GMT

In want of a mood-booster? Or maybe some scrumptious cocktails? Whether or not you desire a quiet approach to calm down this weekend or a enjoyable exercise with mates, we have got you coated. Learn on to see our prime picks of issues to do in London this weekend…

Carry your temper on the Magnum Ruby Room


Everybody wants a temper booster originally of the week, particularly in January. Beat the Monday blues with a visit to The Magnum Ruby Room, which makes use of color psychology and multi-sensory methods to rejuvenate your temper. In addition to listening to a customized soundtrack, the mirrored partitions, infinity mirror and pink lights present the proper spot for an Instagram snap. Plus, you get to style scrumptious Magnum Ruby ice cream, with velvety white chocolate ice cream and a raspberry swirl. Yum!

WHEN: 20 – 21 January

WHERE: Remark Level, Southbank, London

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Grasp cocktail-making


Who says cocktails are a summer season drink? Learn to create Punch Room’s scrumptious cocktails with new masterclasses this winter. Tucked away from the Soho crowds, the bar is a contemporary tackle London’s 19th-century non-public golf equipment and boasts 30 speciality punches – together with the signature gin-infused EDITION home punch. Throughout the two-hour sitting, style and study in regards to the historical past of 5 completely different drinks earlier than getting the prospect to placing your data to the check and making an attempt your hand at making your personal bespoke punch. Tickets value £40 and there 20 seats out there per class.

WHEN: Saturday 18 January 

WHERE: Punch Room, 10 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NP

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See the celebrities of RuPaul’s Drag Race


In case you’re a fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race then this occasion is certain to excite you. Head to RuPaul’s Drag to get the prospect to see the celebrities from the well-known TV present at Olympia London. No, we’re not joking! Baga Chipz, Divina de Campo and Crystal are scheduled to make an look (in addition to RuPaul, after all) and it may be fabulous! Plus, there can be informative panels on drag ideas, artwork, tradition, and political resistance. Tickets value £40 however they’re promoting out quick.

WHEN: Sunday 19 January

WHERE: Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 8UX

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Attempt pastel-coloured vegan mayo


Whether or not you have caught to Veganuary or simply wish to strive being vegan for a day (and even an hour!), you will wish to head all the way down to Hellman’s pop-up meals truck at BOXPARK Shoreditch. This January, it has given its vegan mayo a vivid makeover with 4 new colors, together with beetroot (pink), basil (inexperienced), spirulina (blue) and turmeric (yellow). You’ll be able to strive the beautiful pastel-coloured sauce on the Hellman’s Vegan Rain-Bao Truck in certainly one of 4 scrumptious buns, together with the Candied Beetroot Bao and the BBQ Jackfruit Bao. Costing simply £1, it might be impolite to not deal with your self to a scrumptious Instagram-worthy deal with.

WHEN: 17-18 January – 12 – 6 pm

WHERE: BOXPARK Shoreditch, 2-10 Bethnal Inexperienced Rd, E1 6GY

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Watch the snowboarding finals 


Are your family and friends filling your social media newsfeed with gorgeous footage of their winter break? If the reply is sure, then we have discovered the way in which to curb your envy. Whereas we won’t get you to the snow or ski slopes, we are able to carry them to you. Head to winter pop up bar LAAX Child! at Mews of Mayfair to see the stay stream of the LAAX Open finals, alongside commentary by BBC’s Ski Sunday, Ed Leigh. Immerse your self within the snowboarding environment by nibbling on fondue and making an attempt alpine-inspired cocktails, wines and beers. Dwell streaming begins at 4:30 pm, however DJ Lord Anthony can be taking part in each earlier than and after the finals, so you possibly can spend the entire afternoon stress-free. 

WHEN: Saturday 18 January –  3 – 7:30 pm

WHERE: LAAX Child! at Mews of Mayfair (10-11 Lancashire Courtroom, Mayfair, W1S1EY)

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London Blues Week


Battle the January blues with the music of London Blues Week. There are an array of musicians showcasing their skills all through the week, however there is not any higher time to essentially get into the spirit than on the weekend. Get pleasure from performances from Kirk Fletcher and Ben Poole at 100 Membership in Fitzrovia. 

WHEN: Saturday 18 January 

WHERE: Century Home, 100 Oxford St, Fitzrovia, London W1D 1LL

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Style alcohol-free drinks

All these taking part in dry January might imagine there aren’t any enjoyable occasions to go to or not less than none that do not contain being in a bar atmosphere. Nicely, we have now excellent news – The Aware Consuming Pageant is providing over 60 low and no alcohol drinks to strive in addition to the chance to speak to talk to the individuals who make them. Plus, there are free cocktail masterclasses and inspirational talks and panels discussing wholesome life that you simply will not wish to miss.

WHEN: 18 – 19 January

WHERE: Ely’s Yard, The Truman Brewery, E1 6QL

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