Wannabe film stars – A Door In A Wall : Lights, Camera, Action

I went along to A Door In A Wall latest production Lights, Camera, Action which was a totally new concept to their normal murder mystery type games as this was all about starring in your own mini movies.

A Door In A Wall

A Door In A Wall started out in 2010 and is run by a team of plotters, producers and designers. They create, design and run many immersive events throughout London over the year from treasure hunts to murder mysteries.

This November they have done something different from their norm and have created an immersive event called Lights, Camera, Action which puts you in the spot light. So if you have ever wanted to know what it would be like to star in a movie then this new show is for all you wannabe actors/actresses.

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Malaysian food journey – Rojak

Rojak is a modern Malaysian pop-up restaurant and Satay Bar which popped up 17th October and is situated at Lacy Nook in London, N16 for a limited period for around three months.

I was invited down to sample some of her incredible dishes all which are Malaysian inspired.

About Rojak

Rojak is a pop up to inspire people to eat Malaysian food. Why as the chef behind Rojak loves to cook Malaysian street food and wants to give Londoner’s a mix of ingredients to spice up London’s kaleidoscope of cultures.

Her Malaysian street food and classics have a distinct British twist. With all her time-honoured recipes being elevated to new levels by using the finest local ingredients. Inspired by feelings of home.  She draws on influences from the original Malaysian fusion cuisine, a 15th century tradition made for sharing. Continue reading

I can’t believe it’s not cheese – Made in Hackney : Life Beyond Cheese

I had the privilege of attending on a complimentary basis one of Made in Hackney vegan cheese masterclasses ‘Life Beyond Cheese’ with Ellie Phoebe Brown in return for a blog.

I am not a vegan but I have got a tolerance to dairy especially cheese so this class was definitely one which would be beneficial to me as I love cheese but cheese does not love me.

Firstly though before I tell you about my masterclass experience and all the wonderful cheeses I created and ate I will tell you a little more about Made in Hackney and Ellie Phoebe Brown who runs ‘Life Beyond Cheese’ masterclasses. Continue reading

A look back at October 2018 – Community Fun

This article is a look back at the amazing experiences which various community members of Love Pop Ups London enjoyed and helped spread the word about during October 2018.

October 2018 a look back

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Time for Tea – Propa Tea Halloween

After one event to another it was off to Propa Tea’s latest afternoon tea pop up which was Halloween themed.

Propa Tea

Propa Tea is set up by Charly Webber who loves holding afternoon teas but she loves to put on  themed ones.

She held her first themed afternoon tea at The Dispensary back in June which was tropical themed.  Since then she has been holding themed afternoon teas once per month.

Each afternoon tea you will get served cocktails in a tea pot, sandwiches, scones and cakes with a DJ playing music in the background giving the afternoon tea a great ambience and buzz. Continue reading

Spooktacular fundraising night – The Mortlock’s Halloween 2018

For the past ten years I and my husband Jason have decorated our house up for Halloween to give the children in the area a frightfully good scary night.

However over the past five years we decided to also help fund raise money for charities.  This year we helped to raise funds for The Maypole Project.

The Maypole Project

The Maypole Project aims to relieve and help preserve the mental and physical well-being of children and young people who have complex medical needs and disabilities and to support their family members as well as others who are affected by their suffering and in certain cases, bereavement.

They aim to educate, support and preserve the mental and physical well-being of carers and professionals working with such families and help them with issues of loss and bereavement. Continue reading

Jamaica here I come – Three Little Birds

Once you step inside a Three Little Birds restaurant you will feel like that you have been transported to Jamaica with the vibe of the place, music, smell of rum and Jamaican food.

Three Little Birds

Firstly let me tell you more about Three Little Birds.

April Jackson (former Miss Jamaica Universe, food blogger & The Apprentice 2015 candidate) decided to open up her own Jamaican inspired restaurants.

Three Little Birds was initially a project to celebrate Jamaica’s cuisine, music and talent whilst giving guests the opportunity to escape the concrete jungle and instead journey to the Caribbean.

She opened up her first restaurant and rum bar in Brixton to celebrate her island’s cuisine, music and talent.

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Silent Disco time – Madame Tussauds

Ever wanted to get snapped with a celeb you idolise and dance with them?

Well at Madame Tussauds silent disco event you can do just that as they are a wax work museum.  They are situated in Baker Street and have life-size wax replicas of celebrities and historic icons over many themed galleries.

Madame Tussauds

Before I tell you about the time I partied with many celebs and fellow other partiers I will tell you a little more about this unique museum.

Millions and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was. There are many reasons for this enduring success, but at the heart of it all is good, old-fashioned curiosity. Continue reading

Would you sell your soul to the Kraken? – The Kraken Screamfest The Ocean of Souls

Would you sell your soul to the Kraken?

Well I did and I am pleased that I did as I got to enter The Ocean of Souls and whilst I was in there I met an old seadog, mermaids, a fortune teller, a doctor,  discovered the Kraken and drank plenty of The Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

Les Enfants Terribles

Let me tell you though a bit more about Les Enfants Terribles who put on the immersive experience for Kraken Halloween special Screamfest event. Continue reading

It’s time to take down Neosight – The Grid

The other day I went along with some others of Love Pop Ups London community on a complimentary basis via founder Sebastian Lyall of Lollipop to take down Neosight at Lollipop’s latest interactive experience The Grid.

Who are Lollipop?

Lollipop are the creators of the amazing ABQ Bars, The Bletchley and The Bunyadi.

They love to bring highly interactive experiences which leaves a lasting impression.

They are innovated and produce traditional hospitality/entertainment through it’s marriage of immersive experiences and cutting edge functional venue designs.

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The Grid

The Grid is a post-internet drinking den combining escape room experience with a cocktail making class.  This new immersive interactive experience was taken by inspiration from Charlie Brooker’s dystopian series.

Operatives (you) will join latest newest technology company called Neosight but undercover to take them down whilst solving codes, puzzles and sipping on cocktails. Continue reading

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