A tower of food – BBC Good Food: Feast

From 22-24 September BBC Good Food held a foodie festival called Feast in The grounds (moat) of The Tower of London.  There were so many stalls, cooking demos, supper clubs, masterclasses, street food, cocktails, skills school, pop up restaurants, bars, tastings and top chefs to meet such as the wonderful country boy Tom Kerridge, Michelin star Michel Roux Jr and Masterchef judge John Torode.

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Yabba dabba do let’s bowl – Queens

Went along courtesy of Queens to experience their newly branded place for a game of bowling, iceskating and some food from MEATliquor. Firstly I was not impressed as when I arrived and went up to the reception area they did not have my booking down however after a while we came to an arrangement even though I was not impressed with the lateness of when we could start to bowl.

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Get sprinkled not bedazzled at easyJet popup – Café van der Sprinkles

EasyJet have partnered with the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions, to transport the people of London on a journey to Holland to experience a taste of Dutch happiness along with a selection of sweet delights supplied by the Meringue Girls through their inspired pop up Café van der Sprinkles. The popup landed a day early for press and bloggers to experience first hand on Thursday 21st October but be quick before it fly’s away as it will only be open officially from Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th September between 11:00 – 17:00 then it will fly off. You can find it at The White Space in Leicester Continue reading

Chocolate heaven – Pierre Marcolini Winter Showcase

Today I attended a press event at Carousel in Marylebone, to see Pierre Marcolini latest winter collection.  To be honest I have never heard of Pierre before or of his chocolates which surprises me as I am a fan of chefs, bakers and chocolatiers. So I was thrilled to go along to this event to learn more about him and sample his chocolates. Unfortunately when I went along he was not around to meet as he visited earlier on in the day.  So I spoke to one of his apprentices which I learnt that chocolatier Pierre Continue reading

Let’s save home and country – Escape Plan: The Battle for Britain

This live escape experience is themed around World War II and I must admit upon entering into the room I felt like I had been transported back to 1945 with all the props and the music/sounds that was playing through the speakers elevating through the whole room. The story is that we are in the depths of August 1940 and the Luftwaffe have launched a resurgent attack on Britain and we are the only survivors in the bombed airbase that we are situated in. Continue reading

Discovering Future Forest – Bompas and Parr

Bompas & Parr’s summer 2017 held a unique event in both Westfield Centres in London called the Future Forest for a short run.  The event was also completely free in both centres to attend with no pre-booking required. Future Forest was all about exploring the relationship between humans and nature through a very fun and adventurous way.

I went along to the Future Forest one that was held in Shepherds Bush running from 15-28 August. There was a fantastical fruit cloud, a mini exhibition showcasing plants that Continue reading

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