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Best Things To Do This Winter
'Tis the season to be merry? You don't know the half of it. From pop-up palaces to Christmas markets, foodie havens to VIP events; it's no surprise that a Londoner's diary is positively bustling come the winter season. So to help you on your respective party quests, we've put together a list of must-visit bars, events and pop-ups that are unmissable over the chilly period. Without fair ado, here are our top things to do this Winter.
For a Christmas party with a twist, head to Rolling Stock where The House of Outré will be taking over for a night of Yuletide merriment, festive games and dancing until you drop.
Join the mysterious Ed Snow as he boards a train to the Birmingham Christmas market leaving from Pedley Street Station. You'll be met with a three-course feast created by MasterChef's Louisa Ellis, welcome drinks and a unique setting for an evening of immersive dining.
Secret, sexy and entirely lit by candles? The Candlelight Club is an infamously elusive pop-up promising experience dining, prohibition vibes and dancing till late. Don your finest clobber for this winter date, you'll be needing it as you shake your 30s tail feather on the dance floor. Just be careful not to swish that tail feather too close to any naked flames.
Whether you're clinging on to the sides or skidding about in a skater's dream, if there's one thing to do in London this winter, it's try the ice rinks. From the Natural History Museum down to Winter Wonderland, prepare for a little fun and flitting about on the ice.
One of the best reasons to get out and about this Winter, head to Tooting where The Big London Bake Off is putting your cake-making skills to the test their festive fiesta of all things delicious.
Bowling's weird winter cousin is coming to keep you company this winter - yes, we're talking about curling. Head to Queens in Notting Hill for some on-ice action alongside warming hot chocs and a bespoke built Curling Cafe.
All you want for Christmas is a fun-filled seasonal movie screening? Hunker down in the Hush Mayfair courtyard amongsy blankets and fairylights as this charmed spot is promising winter classics and festive film favourites in a cutesy setting.
Always a festive haven, York & Albany's 2018 Christmas pop up is bringing you a delightful and delicious gingerbread cabin decked out in all the fixings and serving up Chambord-laced mulled wine and festive doughnuts.
Winter has struck London and you're seemingly hungrier than ever? Then there's only the one thing for it, and that's the humble roast dinner. From casual pubs down to high-end British eateries, check out some of the very best in the city as the chill snaps.
It's cold, it's dark, and Christmas is long over. But there's a light in the midst of the February darkness: Craft Beer Rising. The iconic beer festival is back and it promises to be bigger than ever. So if you're nutty about all things beery, this is the event for you.
The ultimate Christmas pop-up is back at Clapham Common. Get into the festive spirit as you take part in fairground games, have fun on the roller disco and watch cabaret performances. Food and drink will of course be available, with everything from mulled wine to epic Christmas burgers on offer.
Ever get the inkling to run away from London in the winter, to a place of furry throws, alpine dining and cosy interiors? Why leave London for that? Returning to the Southbank this winter, Jimmy Garcia's lodge and igloo pop-up is back for more venison, fondue and fine wine than ever before.
Think mulled wine, falling snow and a variety of group packages as this Holborn hideaway returns for the ultimate winter blowout. Filled with falling snow, reindeers, mulled wine and more, you'll be transported to a land far away this festive season.
Looking for tasty ways to keep warm in this weather? We have just the thing for you. Get your hands on gin-fuelled dishes and mouth-watering bespoke cocktails, with live performances providing the backdrop to a stunning evening. There's even prizes to win, so you could be going home with some botanical beauties.
With a string of sellout parties under their belt, Gin House Burlesque is the place for sexy burlesque, enticing music and Vaudeville delights. Head to Hackney's best members' club this November for a winter edition of the popular night and let's go out in style.
The Queen of Hoxton are no stranger to a sought after rooftop, and this season, they've taken inspiration from the streets of MontMarte for their latest theme. Bringing you Lady Celeste, guests to this winter rooftop can expect everything from hot cocktails and tarot cards to an absinthe bar.
Get into that wintry spirit with this awesome film pop up. Screening all your family favourites from Frozen to Die Hard it's the perfect way to get into the festive season.
Fulham Beach Club has had an Alpine makeover to give your Instagram feed a sprinkling of festive spirit. Head down to the awe-inspiring ski retreat for fondue, schnitzel and mulled wine to enjoy while cosying up on fur-lined sofas. There's also heaps of activities to enjoy, from curling, to karaoke, to beer pong.
Gin House Burlesque are taking over The King's Head members club for a festive special of their trademark burlesque and revelry. Featuring performances from Missy Fatale, Miss Betsy Rose, Jolie Papillon and many more, it's set to be a sizzling night.
Midnight Apothecary have two ways to keep you warm this winter. One, they're churning out some delicious and seasonal cocktails in a cutesy, botanical setting. Two, you can hunker down with marshmallows in front of roaring fires.
Secret Theatre Project are heading to London to brighten up those dark January nights with their twisted take on jury service. You take the role of the jury in this production, as the cast create an intriguing tale about a murderous psychopath - but is all it seems?
Adding a little luxury charm to any and all nights out in London, head on down to the Dalloway Terrace as you not only enjoy the scattering of botanicals and pretty fixtures, there's drinks and small plates to boot.
If you're trying to get into the festive spirit this Winter in London, there's no better way than getting stuck in. Here to teach you the ways of wreath making, these sought-after workshops will leave you with something seasonal and special to take home.