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The Chocolate Cocktail Club a choc lovers heaven lick the rim

If you love chocolate as much as I do and a cheeky tipple or two then The Chocolate Cocktail Club is a must as each drink, is CHOCOLATE THEMED.

I was luckily enough to be invited down on a complimentary basis to sample their choccy drinks along with my husband, how could we say no.

The Chocolate Cocktail Club pop up

The Chocolate Cocktail Club is run by two ambitious ladies who love of all things chocolate, after exploring different chocolate cocktails from around the world, they decided to pop up with their own bar in the UK but with drinks all focusing on chocolate.

After holding four amazing sold out pop-ups in Covent Garden, Brighton and Shoreditch they have returned this time in Farringdon Leather Lane until 25 April.

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Smoky Barrels shoots on in at Mac & Wild with their festive pop up

For a limited time Smoky Barrels has shot on into Mac & Wild to bring to London it’s the very first virtual shooting range and whisky bar.

I was invited along with some other members of Love Pop Ups London to take on the challenge on hunting game, tasting Scottish Highland food and enjoying a Scottish whisky or two.

Smoky Barrels

Popping up in Mac & Wild 1 Devonshire Square until 21 December gamers will have a chance to feel like what it is like to hunt for game within the World’s first Virtual Hunting & Bar.

This temporary pop up will emulate the magic of a cosy weekend in the Scottish Highlands with friends, fine whisky, Scottish food and a healthy dose of competition!

Using cutting-edge Swedish technology Smoky Barrels transforms the traditional sport of hunting into a never seen before simulation game. There are three Hunting Range huts, each kitted out with state of the art virtual hunting systems and replica shotguns, transporting you and your guests to a shoot in the Scottish Highlands!

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Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House full of sweetness and spice

Not leaving breadcrumbs but colour coding my way through the underground adventuring deep into London I went to seek out Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House which has recently popped up at Skylight to promote about their newest soda drink Pink Ginger.

I was invited down along with some other community members of Love Pop Ups London via Fentimans to cosy on up within their edible Gingerbread House and indulge in a bottle or two of their newest drink.

Fentimans

Fentimans has been making natural botanical drinks for over 100 years since 1905. Thomas Fentiman the founder of Fentimans started out initially brewing ginger beer. Since then lots of other beverages have created and developed by them from their ever so popular Rose Lemonade through to their traditional Ginger Beer. All their drinks are brewed for seven days using the time-honoured botanical brewing process resulting in superior tasting drink.

For this festive season they have launched a new drink called Pink Ginger. To promote about their newest drink they have popped up within Skylight with their very own Pink Gingerbread House.

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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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Definitely Blue Café by Bompas & Parr popped up to solve the debate of if the innocent Bolt juice is blue?

Following the hotly-debated launch of innocent’s Bolt from the Blue, innocent in partnership with Bompas & Parr opened it’s doors to Definitely Blue Café within London’s Neal Street to prove once and for all that their drink is in fact definitely blue.

The juice sparked a massive debate on Twitter with almost 4,000 innocent fans challenging innocent on the true colour of their drink Bolt. innocent remained firm in their stance though that their drink is definitely blue, despite thousands of comments from the public insisting it was green.

I was invited down to see what I thought.

innocent

innocent started back in 1999 selling smoothies at a music festival. After having such a great response from consumers the founders quit jobs and set up innocent as a business.

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Treats Club brings to Old Street sweet homemade doughnuts

Love doughnuts? then you will love Treats Club doughnuts which are all lovingly homemade, sold online and at markets. For a short time Treat Club has popped up at Old Street Roundabout where you will be able to indulge on many different sweet doughnuts.

I was gifted two doughnuts to taste and dazzle up with many of the toppings on offer.

Treats Club

Treats Club are a premium dessert specialist who specialise in doughnuts and ice cream.

Founder of Treats Club
Photo credit: Treats Club

Female owned and run by black girl magic, they have built a brand which focuses on quality over everything. Launched in November 2018 at Chatsworth Road Market, they have been bringing Londoners joy with her doughnuts (and now ice cream!) ever since.

All their doughnuts are made and baked at home even their jams, toppings and sauces.

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Whisk on down to Whisk Dessert Bar which is a real dessert lovers delight

Life is short, so let’s start with dessert first at Whisk Dessert Bar in Angel. Whisk Dessert Bar is all about desserts from sweet to savoury.

I was invited down once again this July on a complimentary basis by Randon to sample their new menu of summery sweet delights.

Whisk Dessert Bar

Whisk Dessert bar is a pop up and is set within Angel Shopping Centre.

Whisk Dessert Bar is headed up by award winning patisserie chef Simon Jenkins and dessert loving entrepreneur Randon Burns.

Simon Jenkins is a known award-winning pastry chef who recently was named the Craft Guild of Chefs Pastry Chef of the Year in 2018. He has been a part of restaurants winning 1 and 2 Michelin stars and has several major hotel openings to his name.

Forget any diets as life is too short, eat dessert first.

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Desserts glorious desserts at Whisk Dessert Bar

Desserts glorious desserts is a real treat at Whisk Dessert Bar who only sells desserts but with a unique twist such as blue cheese served with a lime sorbet.

I was invited down on a complimentary basis by Randon to sample the sweet delights which they have whisked up.

Whisk Dessert Bar

After a successful run last autumn, Whisk Dessert Bar is back. Only this time it is bigger and better and has popped up in Angel for a three month summer stint (14 May to 3 August).

Whisk Dessert Bar is headed up by award winning patisserie chef Simon Jenkins and dessert loving entrepreneur Randon Burns, there’ll be all sorts on offer.

Simon Jenkins is an award-winning pastry chef who recently was named the Craft Guild of Chefs Pastry Chef of the Year in 2018. He has been a part of restaurants winning 1 and 2 Michelin stars and has several major hotel openings to his name.

Love desserts go on treat yourself!

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Warburtons Bagels – A w-holey lot of fun

A little bit of Bolton, home of Warburtons Bakers has popped up in London to celebrate their rolls with a hole.  Hidden in an unsuspecting building just off the strand.  I Shona was lucky enough to be invited as a member of the Love Pup Ups London group to attend this special event. 

The event was to promote about Warburtons Bagels and was produced by the amazing team behind Gingerline Flavourology, who create the best multi-sensory dining experiences.

Warburtons Bagel Bonanza Pop Up

Did you know that Warburtons are the UK’s largest baker?  Found in 1876 by Thomas and Ellen Warburton in Bolton.  They produce 2 million, yes, your read that right, loaves, wraps, crumpets, pancake and rolls a day.  Not wanting to rest on their laurels they have developed a soft and chewy bagel to take on New York’s finest. 

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D-Day 75 god bless all

Today is the 75th anniversary to mark the heroic efforts from all those that fought in World War II.

At present in London Bridge train station on the main concourse commuters can gaze at a full-size replica of a World War II Spitfire.

However be quick as it is only there till 9 June.

D-Day

D-Day, June 6, 1944, marked the beginning of operation overlord, when allied forces started their sea, air and land campaign in northern France.

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