Heading to London and wondering what’s on offer? Here’s our low-down on the city’s most exciting events.
The Winter Rooftop – The Moroccan Medina
Where? Queen of Hoxton
When? 9th February
If the winter blues are getting you down, head over to the Queen of Hoxton and experience the delicious warmth of their exquisite Marrakesh-inspired bar. Featuring fire pits, golden lanterns, and red and gold drapes teeming with romantic fairy lights, the pop-up event is set inside a giant tepee inspired by the romance of Marrakesh’s stunning Majorelle Gardens. The event ends on the 9th February, so now’s the perfect time to head over and experience something different.
Canary Wharf Ice Rink
Where: Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB, UK
When: Until 24th February
It’s going to be a while before the spring sunshine breaks through the murky clouds and thaws the winter frost, so take advantage of the cold, grab your skates, and get on the ice. Canary Wharf’s famous 80-metre winter ice rink is still open to the public and will officially close on 24th February, giving you plenty of time to head over and recreate some of Torvill and Dean’s most famous moves!
Where: Camden Market, Camden Lock Pl, London NW1 8AF, UK
Get a taste of London cool with a visit to the famous Camden Market. Whatever your style, Camden Market has something to offer. Events at the markets range from a gin school and bespoke gin making, to the upcoming Camden Market Pancake Race, and the Coffee House Sessions gig series.
There is plenty of delicious homemade food on offer, too, including vegan pies, Caribbean specialities and sushi. The market is open every day from 10:00 ‘til late, giving you plenty of time to enjoy its diverse sights, sounds and tastes.
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The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
Where: The Last Tuesday Society, 11 Mare St, London, E8 4RP
When: Until 28th February
Originating from Cornwall’s Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, this pop-up exhibition is a freaky exploration of some of Europe’s most ghoulish artefacts. Featuring harrowing photographs of spooky articles, including a scary-looking figure with a goat’s head, a skull, and numerous other pictures from Simon Costin and Sara Hennant’s book ‘Of Shadows: 100 Objects from the Museum of Witchcraft of Museum and Magic’, the exhibition is perfect for those of you who enjoy exploring the occult.
As well as photographs, the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic displays an array of haunting artefacts, including a cursed doll. Freaky. You can view the exhibition until 28th February at The Last Tuesday Society.
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Where: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
When: Until 26th February
Whether you’re an opera lover or hater, this incredible exploration of Europe’s diverse cultural, political and social history is bound to leave you speechless. “Opera: Passion, Power and Politics” is a cultural masterpiece, presented by the V&A and the Royal Opera House, and running in London until 26th February.
The Dinner Time Story
Where? TT Liquor 17B Kingsland Rd, London E2 8AA, UK
When? Until the end of February
The Dinner Time Story is a remarkable exploration of Marco Polo’s journeys along the Silk Road, comprising a delicious six-story meal, innovative 3D technology, and traditional storytelling. The menu is made up of tasty ingredients from many of the cities and countries Marco visited, from Marseilles to China. The Dinner Time Story is a world-renowned phenomenon and has already received huge reviews in Dubai and Berlin.
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