Sunday, 19 August 2018

Hamburg Festival at the Boiler House in Brick Lane

Hamburg on Tour is a festival of all things Hamburg, taking place at The Boiler House in Brick Lane on Saturday 1st ad Sunday 2nd September 2018.  There will be music, ranging from classical to metal, art, and food including chocolate, beer and coffee.  It's free to get into, and starts at 10am on the Saturday.

"Fantastic music, great atmosphere and, as if that were not enough, we add tasty food and ice cold drinks on top! Hamburg’s charm at it’s best. Come to the Boiler House and experience everything that a great festival should offer bring some of our most popular festivals to the centre of London! With our HAMBURG FESTIVAL we enable you to experience the different festivities live, authentically and in technicolour.
Musical highlights from classical and jazz to indie, rock & pop and heavy metal. With our Hamburg Festival we aim to let our beautiful city sparkle in all its facets and colours.
Whether you tend to be creative, interactive or just thrilled to be there– it doesn’t matter, as you can enjoy everything on offer. Beside the appearance of the festival bands, we offer an interactive supporting program:</p>
You can follow Stefanie Hempel on a journey along the footsteps of the Beatles, join Olivia Jones and explore expressive and colourful Hamburg or lean back and relax under an apple tree in our venue's garden.
Did we forget anything? Oh yeah, the tasty food! Create your own personal chocolate, learn how to brew the most delicious coffee and discover the taste of sea breeze in the form of our very own Hamburg beer"

When - Sat 1st & Sun 2nd September 2018
Sat - 10am - 11pm
Sun - 10am - 6pm

Where - The Boiler House, 152 Brick Ln, London E1 6RU


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Link - Hamburg on Tour

London Brunch Fest at the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane

London Brunch Fest is a two day festival of all things brunch, taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September 2018 at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.  £15 (£10 for kids) gets you in to listen to talks and watch demos, and you can buy brunch from chefs and restaurants including Zoe's Ghana Kitchen, The Joint, Benito's Hat, and Arancini Bros.  Or go for the VIB (Very Important Bruncher) option at £28 which lets you skip any entrance queues and get a goodie bag.  (Use the code LONDONPOPUPS10 and is for 10% off all ticket types) There are morning and sessions each day so choose whether you want it to be more 'breakfast' or 'lunch'.  Be there!

"London's first brunch festival
We’re throwing the biggest celebration of brunch London has ever seen. There will be coffee, there will be booze, also workshops, talks, music and most importantly … more awesome brunch food than you can shake a sausage at.
Brunch food
Say goodbye to brunch FOMO. We’ve searched high and low to bring London’s best menus to one place. Now you can brunch to your heart’s content, enjoying the widest variety of top-notch eateries a single London postcode has ever seen!
Brunch headliners include Waffle on, Cafe Miami, Urban Pantry, The Joint, Pophams Bakery, Benitos Hat, Zoe's Ghana Kitchen, On Cafe, Mac to the Future, Finest Fayre and Aranchini Bros.
Nothing celebrates brunch quite like the perfect cocktail. The Pickle House - AKA London’s most epic Bloody Mary brand - will be serving up BMs all weekend long. 
If you’re more of a Mimosa or Bellini type, don’t fret - we’ve got you covered. We even have a dedicated Kombucha Bar run by our friends at Real Kombucha.
Have a mosey around our marketplace and explore over 50 brunch brands selling and sampling all things brunch-related, from smoothies to juices, teas from around the world, granolas, yogurts and much more.
Talks and workshops
We’re busy organising some awesome brunch related masterclass sessions. You can also check out what the founders of your favourite brands have to say about hot brunch topics like - what the heck Kombucha is, and how a peanut butter empire is born.
Boogie while you munch
Our DJs will be playing awesome tunes for you to bop along to. DJ sets from DJ Maj-ik, Ceesix, Greg Hale and Dozzer."

When - Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September 2018
Saturday 1st September
Session 1 - Saturday morning - 10am - 1.30pm
Session 2 - Saturday afternoon - 2pm - 5.30pm
Sunday 2nd September
Session 3 - Sunday morning - 10am - 1.30pm
Session 4 - Sunday afternoon - 2pm - 5.30pm

Where - Old Truman Brewery, London, E1 6QR

Tickets - £15 & £28 from Eventbrite here
Use the code LONDONPOPUPS10 and is for 10% off all ticket types


Link - London Brunch Fest

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Friday, 17 August 2018

Pop-ups in London - 17th - 24th August 2018

Teapigs' Pop-up Shop in Spitalfields - Ends Sun 19th

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Open Air Events & Streetfood Markets

Pub & Bar Residencies - Often Open 6 or 7 Days a Week
Jerk Off BBQ's Tuesday Nights at Brickfields Bar in SE4 - Tues
Malt + Pepper's Kitchen Takeover at The King & Co in Clapham - Daily



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Monday, 13 August 2018

Ile - A Taste of Lagos Pop-up in Bethnal Green

Ile - A Taste of Lagos - is a two day Nigerian Pop-up at The Pillbox Kitchen in Bethnal Green on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th August 2018.  Tickets are £27 + fees, and that gets you a 3 course meal with choices for starter, main and dessert - full options here.  Go and immerse yourself in the Nigerian flavours!

"They say that "Home is where your story begins".  Allow us to take you on a journey and transport your tastebuds back to where it all began for us......Lagos.
Take off your shoes - make yourself comfortable - You`re home."

When - Fri 24th & Sat 25th August 2018
Friday - 6pm & 8pm
Sat - 1pm-5pm (any time), 6pm & 8pm

Where - The Pillbox Kitchen, 115 Coventry Road, Bethnal Green, E2 6GG

Tickets - £27 + fees from Eventbrite here


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Link - Booking Page

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Social Beve-Rages's Alcohol-Free Cocktail Bar in Hackney Wick

Social Beve-Rages is opening a pop-up cocktail bar in Hackney Wick that promises 'No empty calories, no hangovers, and no peer pressure...'  It's opening for a month on Monday 3rd September in the courtyard of the St Mary of Eton church in Eastway, Hackney Wick, and will feature drinks made from natural ingredients with no added sugar, or chemicals.  Go and visit!

"Tucked away from the bustling Hackney Wick's going out scene, this tranquil courtyard next to St. Mary of Eton will transform into a popup bar/cafe serving nature inspired mind-blowing drinks that answer to our 'prayers' 
Warning - we are free from empty calories, hangover and peer pressure. In other words, we do not add refined sugar, alcohol and chemicals to our drinks or food...So, just come, and enjoy."

When - 3rd September - 2nd October 2018
1pm til 9pm

Where - Courtyard, St Mary of Eton. 95 Eastway, ​E9 5JA


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Link - Social Beve-Rages

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Oded Oren's 3 Month Residency at Borough Wines in Kensal Rise

Oded Oren is taking over the kitchen at Borough Wines in Kensal Rise from 22nd August, cooking a mediterranean menu on Wednesdays to Sundays until late October.  Oded has been popping up around London for several years, and his food is fantastic.  The ox cheek is a particular favourite, and there will also be lots on the menu for vegetarians and vegans.

"Originally from Tel Aviv, Oded came to London in 2011 and has hosted several popular residencies and pop-ups in the capital, including one at Borough Wines & Beers Essex Road in October 2017.
After enjoying his Ox cheek and hummus dish at a recent residency, The Observer's Jay Rayner named it one of his favourites of 2017, writing: "A dark, deeply glazed thing of beauty... We practically lick the plate clean!"
That dish will be available, along with other seasonal, flavour-packed small plates inspired by the multicultural influences of his hometown. Dishes £3.50 - £17 each."

When - 22nd August - 28th October 2018
Weds-Fri - 6.30pm - 10pm
Sat - 12pm - 10pm
Sun - 12pm - 4pm

Where - Borough Wines & Beers, 30 Station Terrace, London NW10 5RP

Booking - Walk-ins, or book in advance by emailing

Note - It's cash only - except for the bar - but there are cashpoints nearby.


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Link - Borough Wines

Sho Foo Doh's Late Summer Japanese Residency at Louie Louie in SE17

Japanese okonomiyaki master Sho Foo Doh has returned to Louie Louie, the restaurant and cocktail bar in Walworth Road, SE17, following a successful run that ended in June.  Go for his very authentic Hiroshima okonomiyaki, plus what he calls (un) classic starters, including tempura, tacos and lots more.  Serving Tuesdays to Saturday evenings, until 29th September.

When - Tues-Sat 6pm-10pm, until 29th September 2018

Where - Louie Louie, 347 Walworth Rd, London SE17 2AL


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Link 1 - Sho Foo Doh on Twitter
Link 2 - Louie Louie on Twitter