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Scott’s Apothecary will light up your evening with their Soy Candle making class

Ever wanted to learn how to make candles and perfumes? then you will love Scott’s Apothecary classes which certainly will light up anyone’s evening.

I plus a few other Love Pop Up London community members were invited down on a complimentary basis to learn all about candle and perfume making.

Scott’s Apothecary

Alice started as a registered Nutritional Practitioner and chef with a lifelong interest in essential oils. Having for years made her own beauty and cleaning products at home using the incredible scents and natural therapeutic properties of essential oils, Alice now offers workshops teaching people how to do it yourself. 

Alice provides a number of workshops in where you can learn about the use of essential oils and how to make your very own natural soy wax candles, perfume, beauty or cleaning products.

All ingredients used within her workshops are natural, cruelty free and organic where possible.

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Come along kiddie winkies there is candy to be had at Spun Candy

Candy, candy, we all scream for candy and that is certainly what you will get when you attend a Spun Candy masterclass.

I and Bianca we were gifted an experience through Spun Candy to learn the art of candy making in which we attended their Lollipop Masterclasses.

Spun Candy

Spun Candy are producers of handmade hard rock candy and confectionery.

Since opening in London 2013 they have developed hundreds of designs and flavours of confectionery. Their product range is constantly evolving, pushing the boundaries and growing due to customer demands and global trends.

All their candy is 100% Vegetarian, contains natural flavours, gelatine and gluten free.

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Rainbow pasta fun – Pasta Evangelists

I have always wanted to learn how to make multi coloured style pasta so when I got invited along to Pasta Evangelists latest masterclass to learn how to make rainbow pasta it was like being gifted a pot of gold.

Pasta Evangelists

Who are Pasta Evangelists?

Pasta Evangelists was founded in 2017 and is led by MD & Founder Alessandro Savelli, an Anglo-Italian entrepreneur.  Co-founders include Chairman James McArthur, former CEO at Harrods and CEO of Anya Hindmarch, as well as COO Chris Rennoldson, who enjoyed a long career in the city before training as a chef at Leith’s School of Food & Wine.

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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

Up up and away – Schweppes Flavour Adventure on the London Eye

The other day I went on a journey through time, taste, and gazed upon London capitals spectacular backdrop all whilst sipping on my cocktail or two made using Schweppes.

This popped up event called Schweppes Flavour Adventure popped up at the Coca-Cola London Eye to celebrate London Cocktail Week, which runs from 3 – 7 October.

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The History of Gin, According to Cocktails – Ford’s Gin

This is an absolute must-go to event for any gin lover.

Ford’s Gin – The History of Gin

Two full gourmet cocktails, four generous cocktail samples, fascinating tasting tour of gin cocktails throughout the decades, and all for £10. Continue reading

Coffee overload – Black Sheep Coffee

Black Sheep Coffee – Leave the Herd Behind is a chain of coffee shops that sell high quality coffee. One day a group of friends who all loved coffee all decided to Leave The Herd Behind and set up a coffee franchise. They were fed up with the worlds boring average-tasting coffee. They set out to seek only the best unorthodox coffees that have a great story. Thus serving the best unique quality coffee that you can ever get.

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Yo-ho and bottle of rum – Cottons Rhum Shack in Vauxhall

Cottons Rhum Shack in Vauxhall is a great place if you want to taste and drink various rums from across the world and eat great spicy Caribbean food.

A few months back I had the opportunity to sample Cottons Rhum Shack Caribbean food in their Shoreditch restaurant but only recently they have opened up yet another Cottons Rhum Shack in Vauxhall with this now being their fourth (others include Camden and Notting Hill). I plus some other community members of Love Pop Ups London was invited to experience their newest bar/restaurant. Continue reading

Cocktail Experience – Remy Martin pop up bar

Remy Martin is holding a pop up but only for a week in the heart of Soho. I was lucky enough to have the privilege to attend a cocktail masterclass courtesy of TimeOut.

Remy sign

Remy pop up

Reception

Remy bottles various

The first sight I came across was a display of bottles of drink all of which have been displayed really nicely with lights shinning on around them.  After signing in at the reception area I then move into the a dark small bar area and was greeted by a lovely bartender.  I chose a cocktail with rhubarb in.

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