What’s On In March……………
The Blitz Party
The Blitz Party is back with a bang on Saturday 5th March.The time has once again arrived for medal-clad gentlemen and red-lipped ladies to fly back in time to an era filled with wartime revelry and 40’s glamour, for one of the most notorious and memorable parties in town.
Held at East London Bunker, 26 White Post Lane, London, E9 5EP, the ultimate wartime air raid shelter will be filled with sandbags, black out curtains, military bunk beds, a swing dance hall and a live music stage. Bar menus will be hidden in replica ration books, and scarce provisions will line the walls ensuring a complete and genuine 1940s atmosphere.
Tickets are £30 each and can be found on TheBlitzParty.com website.
Cocktails In The City
Taking place across four beautifully designed floors in the breath-taking Grade II listed One Mayfair, London’s most eagerly anticipated cocktail event offers a newly launched ‘international bars floor’ and rooftop BBQ, allowing 3000 guests to experience the finest cocktails from 20 world-renowned bars. Some of the world’s finest bartenders from London, Amsterdam, Paris and Copenhagen will showcase their skills and introduce thirsty guests to an array of unusual and rare ingredients too.
Perfect for seasoned cocktail aficionados and recent enthusiasts in equal measure, Cocktails In The City is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to enjoy the best of London’s dynamic and world-famous bar scene without even having to leave the building.
Tickets are £15+ with sign-ups for masterclasses etc also on offer and available on the Cocktails In the City website.
Bourne and Hollingsworth Cookery School
On March 1st Bourne & Hollingsworth Group will launch a brand new cookery school above the beautiful Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings. Run by the group’s new executive chef, Adam Gray, the B&H Kitchen will guide Londoner’s through expert techniques, seasonal recipes and ingredient knowledge. Focusing on quality produce and teaching both classics and specialised methods, the courses range from knife skills and butchery to sausage making and seasonal vegetables.
Cahoots special underground Squiffy Mother’s Day Event
Soho’s underground sensation Cahoots is hosting a very special Squiffy Picnic. Whisk your mother away to a whimsical garden party down below for a vintage Mother’s day Squiffy Picnic complete with wicker picnic hampers filled with delightfully British cuisine and cocktails circa 1946.
Upon arrival, the stationmaster will greet guests with a refreshing Sipsmith Summer Cup cocktail before heading down the apples and pears to a tube station decorated with flowers, streamers and colourful bunting. Mothers and their families can sift through the vintage dress box for sunhats before sitting at their picnic tables laden with a cosy tartan blanket, roses, candles and a dedicated hamper menu that pays homage to food and cocktail favourites from post-war Britain. Guests have the option of three different hampers including The Spivs& Scoundrels, Starlets & Sirens and Aristocrats & Fat Cats, all of which are packed with scrumptious fare and delectable tipples.
Sunday 6th March 3-5.30pm priced from £46.00
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