FLOATING WORLD

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Description

  • Something A Little Different, Supper Clubs and Pop-Up
  • Tickets from £49.00
  • Over 18
  • This event has taken place.
  • 19:00 - 22:30

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An immersive experience of sensual Japanese culture

Feeling open-minded? Join us, and become a character exploring the hedonism, transgression and unabashed naughtiness of ancient Edo period Japan. Welcome to the pleasures of the Floating World.


T A K A Y O recreates a mysterious teahouse in the twisting alleys of an ancient red light district. Step over the threshold and be instantly transported to a strange and fascinating world. A place where, from the 17th through to the 19th century, Japanese people enjoyed many forms of art and entertainment. And also indulged in extravagant and unashamedly erotic pursuits. Their adventures are recorded in the exquisite paintings and woodblock prints of the time. This is Ukiyo, also known as the Floating World.

Enter the Floating World and become one of the characters in our story. To immerse you in your role you will be dressed in full kimono attire in our red lantern room before being seated for a delicious Japanese evening meal. We then reveal the beauty, humour and passion of Shunga - the celebrated erotic art of Japan. 

Edo period Japan embraced a unique view of sex and sensuality. Learn its rituals. Hear its secrets. And, perhaps, pick up a few tips on the art of seduction! Then enjoy the pleasure of tracing your own Shunga with a Japanese calligraphy brush-pen to create a unique, erotic illustration on a card for you to present to someone special. 


What you need to know

Floating World is a new Japanese cultural immersive experience. 

Enjoy a refreshing umeshu cocktail on arrival created with Choya Extra Years.

Have fun dressing up in a kimono in the private room inspired by the Yoshiwara pleasure quarter.

Savour delicious Japanese meal prepared by popular Japanese Supper club Megumi's and surprise beautiful cupcake made by acclaimed cake decorator Satsuki Gamble. 

Learn the secret world of Japan through our presentation on Shunga.

Create a unique illustration with a Japanese calligraphy pen on card for yourself or for a special someone.

Take home your original card and a mini Shunga booklet. 

MeGUMI's - MENU


Welcome Drink 

Choya Butterfly - Umeshu Cocktail with butterfly pea flower tea  


Course 1

Assorted zensai plate

Vegetable Shira-ae, Tofu paste, Vegetable (VG)

Goma dofu, Sesame Tofu made with Kuzdu (Root vegetable) powder (VG)

Cucumber sunomono, Cucumber, wakame Japanese dressing  (VG)

 

 Course 2

Roast Duck, Duck, wafu sauce

or

Roast Vegetables, Vegetables, wafu sauce (VG)

 

Course 3 

Bara Chirashi sushi, Salmon, Eggs, Tobiko, Cucumber

or

Bara Chirashi sushi, Eggs, Avocado, Cucumber (V)

 
 

Dessert 

Surprise cupcake from Satsuki Gamble

or

Wasanbon artisan sugar ball / Crystallised Yuzu peels (VG)

 
 
Matcha Tea 

BYOB



★★★★★

I now know why your event is so popular!

Almara Abgarian

METRO


The atmosphere is brilliant, the night has been hilarious, possibly the funniest and most mortifying moment of my life 

Samantha Rea

LONDONIST


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Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
Standard Ticket

Floating World

19:00 - 22:30 £49.00

Location

Address

Barnsbury N1

Nearest Station

Angel (Tube)


Getting there

Citymapper Google Maps Gett £15 off for first riders with code DMNGETT

Organiser

T A K A Y O
For years T A K A Y O has brought the unique beauty and charm of Japan's traditional culture to hen party events. Due to their huge popularity, we have now designed something new. A captivating, interactive encounter for all adults to enjoy. Get ready to have fun, lose yourself and relish an immersive experience like no other

T&C s

1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
2. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the venue.
3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.
6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
refused entry to or ejected from the venue.
10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.
11. The promoter, venue management and DesignMyNight accept no responsibility for any personal property.
12. The event listed on the purchased ticket is strictly for ticket holders who are over 18 years of age. Identification may be required.

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