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Red Palace twisted fairy tales

Red Palace is the latest in an increasingly long line of theatrical dining experiences by Shotgun Carousel. Adventure through Red Palace and discover what has happened to your beloved classic fairy tale characters. Plus if you have a dining ticket, you’ll be able to enjoy a four course feast beforehand by MasterChef runner up Annie McKenzie which is fit for any King or Queen.

I and some other community members of Love Pop Ups London we were invited down on a complimentary basis to take a journey through Red Palace where we discovered a land of wonder.

ShotGun Carousel

Shotgun Carousel are a London based, female led production company and multi-disciplinary performance collective.

They specialise in creating bespoke performance and dazzling spectacles across the UK. They pride themselves on imaginative curation with their productions all providing attention to detail.

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Exploring Borough Market on a food tasting tour with Mimo London

If you are a real foodie then no visit to London would be complete without a pit stop of London’s most famous markets Borough Market.

Borough Market is always vastly busy with restaurant owners, local residents and tourists all tasting and purchasing a bite or two from within so it is very easy to miss out on some of the smaller traders within the market and this is where Mimo comes on board to help visitors discover some of the hidden gems within with market.

Did you know? that Borough Market has over 100 stalls all serving fresh produce from gourmet food, delicious cheeses, cured meats, and artisan patisseries, thus making Borough Market a foodie’s heaven.

I was invited down along with Haydy a community member of Love Pop Ups London to take a foodie tour through Borough Market with guide Sara Butler of Mimo London to discover the hidden delights of what Borough Market has to offer.

Mimo

Mimo was founded in 2009 by husband and wife team, Jon and Nicole Warren when they fell in love with the local cuisine in San Sebastian. What began as private tours for holiday makers looking for an authentic taste of the local food scene, led to the opening of a gourmet shop and cookery school. They have since opened in Seville, Mallorca and the Algarve and now London bringing a wealth of experience with them and offering a host of food-focused experiences.

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The Kitchen at Hilton London Tower Bridge Christmas preview

Christmas is less than two months away and everyone has started to get into the festive mood and planning where they would like to celebrate with friends, family and colleagues so grab the reins of your sleigh and fly on down to The Kitchen at Hilton London Tower Bridge as you’ll be jingling and jangling all night.

I was invited down The Kitchen which has only recently newly opened within Hilton London Tower Bridge to preview and give our verdicts of their upcoming Christmas menu which is designed for parties of 30 or more.

Hilton London Tower Bridge

Set against the backdrop of one of the capital’s most renowned historical landmarks, Hilton London Tower Bridge is on the doorstep of the city’s financial and shopping districts.

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PF Chang Asian Table brings a taste of Asia to London

Ever wanted to try Asian? then I highly recommend PF Chang’s Asian Table.

I had the pleasure of attending on a complimentary basis along with some other community members of Love Pop Ups London to taste the culinary delights of PF Chang’s Asian Table.

PF Chang Asian Table

PF Chang Asian Table is a popular American chain restaurant which has been serving diners for over 20 years. The restaurant has over 200 locations in the US, and also has a strong presence in Latin America and the Middle East. Back in 2017 PF Chang Asian Table decided to hop over the channel to bring their restaurant chain to Europe with their first popping up in London set within Covent Garden. They are hoping to pop up with nine further locations in the capital within three years.

Their restaurant within London has added new features including a rather grand open kitchen, in-house bakery, and an impressive cocktail bar serving tipples curated by Fluid Movement.

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Art Sippers be merry and be creative

Art Sippers is all about having fun, sipping on drink be it beer or wine, partying to music and of course painting!

Did you know that art is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety? as it let’s anyone get creative, increases brain plasticity, and can help with other mental health benefits.

As Pablo Picasso one said

“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

I was invited down on a complimentary basis along with Steve a community member of Love Pop Ups London to release our arty side.

Art Sippers

Elliot and Josie are a creative and dynamic couple who have worked in the events and promotions sector for over 15 years combined. Successfully running nationwide pop-up stores and product launches for various well-known brands.

In 2019 Josie was made redundant but instead of it affecting her well-being and mental health she and Elliot decided to come up with their own pop up business adventure Art Sippers. ​

Their vision is to relieve people of their daily stress and anxiety through engaging, social, art events.

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Tales from the Chamber at Madame Tussauds dare you enter?

Halloween is just around the corner and Madame Tussauds has popped up with a history tour like no other, Tales from the Chamber. Only question is are you brave enough to adventure through back in time and discover the learn about gruesome crimes?

I and Steve another member of Love Pop Ups London community were invited down on a complimentary experience by Madame Tussauds to take our brave souls through Tales from the Chambers before it opens to the public on 19 October.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds London was founded by Marie Tussaud who let’s guests step into the spotlight of the home of the famous. Star in immersive experiences like Alien: Escape, Marvel Superheroes 4D and Star Wars and get up close and personal with more than 250 lifelike figures of your favourite celebrities! So what are you waiting for?

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Hop on a magic carpet to The Vaults for an immersive evening at Aladdin and the Feast of Wonders

Aladdin and the Feast of Wonders is an immersive theatrical dining experience bringing laughs and thrills. I was invited on a complimentary basis to attend Jizzmines royal feast along with Steve a community member of Love Pop Ups London which we dined like royalty.

Darling and the Edge

Harriet Darling and Elise Edge love creating spaces that are exciting, unexpected and above all beautiful.

They like rolling up their sleeves and getting elbow deep in every part of a design, from edible experiences to interactive sound design, our spaces are unique and hand crafted. With a background in experimental performance art, and a self taught approach, they strive to provide an antidote to the boring and continuously experiment question, imagine and play.

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Fox in a Box locked me up in their prison but I escaped

I was thrown into Fox in a Box prison and had just 60 minutes to escape before being locked up for life for my crime for my love of escape rooms.

I went along with some other members of Love Pop Ups London to play Fox in a Box head to head escape room called Prison Break.

Fox in a Box

Fox in a Box is a franchise who provide escape rooms within 30 countries around the world. This one in Dalston, London is the first one to open up recently in the UK.

They offer at present three escape rooms:

Prison Break
You are sentenced to life in a maximum security prison. With all appeal requests denied, your only path to freedom is to escape. A sudden riot provides the perfect opportunity.

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Journey at Chelsea Funhouse and enjoy a culinary feast plus meet a champagne puking unicorn

Lollipop’s newest adventure Journey which is set within West London’s Chelsea Funhouse brings a variety of entertainment over three floors which guests will enjoy a variety of food, drink and entertainment. Enjoy curated cocktails underground, be taken on a culinary food journey, sip of martinis shaken not stirred, enjoy the sounds from DJ’s who will be smashing tunes during Thursday to Saturday evenings and come face to face with a resident unicorn who literally pukes champagne when stroked.

I was invited along with my partner to enjoy a preview night which was open for Seb’s friends and family. Seb is the owner of Lollipop and has bought to London many thrilling experiences such as ABQ providing drinkers a cocktail making experience like no other in a RV van and The Bunyadi where you dine naked. Journey is his newest popped up adventure which this time will take diners on a gastronomic food journey around the world.

Chelsea Fun House

Within Chelsea Fun House guests can enjoy a variety of entertainment set over three floors. Enjoy a martini shaken not stirred on the roof terrace of Chelsea Black, take a culinary journey within Journey or enjoy a curated cocktail to match your personality down within The Bletchley.

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Sticky Mango brought a taste of Indonesia to London for the night

Not ever having eaten Indonesian cuisine before I was excited to be taken on an 11 course journey created by Chef Peter Lloyd of Sticky Mango.

I was invited on a complimentary basis courtesy of Tall PR and Sticky Mango to take my taste buds on a culinary journey of delight.

Sticky Mango

Sticky Mango opened in 2016 in the former RSJ Restaurant run by Peter Lloyd and Restaurateur & Wine connoisseur Nigel Wilkinson. 

Sticky Mango can be found within RSJ restaurant which is on the corner of Coin Street and Stamford Street in between Waterloo and London’s Southbank. Spread over 2 floors Sticky Mango offers its guests a casual dining experience, sharing the wonderful flavours of Lloyd’s creations paired with carefully selected Loire Valley wines from Wilkinson.  

This year they were awarded Best Fusion at the 2019 Golden Chopstick Awards.

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