Friday, 15 November 2019

Pop-ups in London - 15th - 22nd November 2019

The Gold Rush Continental Treats' Portuguese Pastries - Around London, and at One New Change every Friday
This week's new listings in red

New & This Weekend Only - Fri 15th - Sun 17th

* The Gold Rush Continental Treats' Portuguese Pastries - Around London, and at One New Change every Friday

Pub & Bar Residencies - Often Open 6 or 7 Days a Week



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Monday, 11 November 2019

The Gun's Winter Wonderland in Spitalfields - with a Lifesized Gingerbread Chalet

This winter The Gun pub in Brushfield Street, next to Spitalfields Market, has built a giant gingerbread house, with edible bricks, within the bar, to serve as a dining room, plus lots of other festive touches, including a winter forest, and an edible advent calendar.  They have also re-worked the menu to include warming classics like deep fried brie, and brought in some special cocktails, though a collaboration with vermouth experts Belsazar.  Yum!

"This November, Spitalfields pub The Gun will be transformed into a winter wonderland including a lifesize Gingerbread Chalet installation and new seasonal food and drink menus designed especially with the festive period in mind.
From 12th November, the bar at The Gun will be transformed into a winter forest, decked out in an abundant display of snow-dusted trees and rich foliage, paving the way to the pub’s very own Gingerbread Chalet dining room. Brought to life by edible bricks and an edible advent calendar from 1st December, and adorned with twinkling fairy lights, glowing lanterns and warming throws, the Gingerbread Chalet at The Gun takes inspiration from the Black Forest and the Gingerbread Houses of the 16th Century, and will be the perfect cosy bolt hole for the winter months.
The unveiling of the Chalet will coincide with the launch of a deliciously festive cocktail menu, created in collaboration with vermouth experts Belsazar. The new selection of tipples will include the smoky ‘Two Smoking Barrels’ of Absolut Vodka, Lot 40 rye whisky, Belsazar Red vermouth, honey-infused orange peel and cinnamon, smoked with pine, and the fiery ‘Spiced Route Revolver’ which combines Havana Especial, rum, spiced syrup, star anise and cinnamon. The Gun will also offer warming mulled wine throughout the season for a taste of Christmas come early.
As for the food, The Gun will welcome a new menu of comforting classics by executive chef Ashley Door, including the restorative Braised beef short rib with creamy mashed potato, braised red cabbage, chestnut crumb and jus or the melting Deep-fried brie with cranberry dip and watercress garnish. For dessert, in-keeping with the woodland theme, guests can enjoy the indulgent Black Forest gateau with brandy cream and cherry sorbet."

When - 12th November - end of February 2019
Open daily

Where - The Gun, 54 Brushfield St, Spitalfields, London E1 6AG


Link - The Gun

Sunday, 10 November 2019

Tits London's Christmas Pop-up Shop with Women Designers

Tits London is opening a pop-up shop at 188 Shoreditch High Street from 16th - 30th November 2019, to showcase and sell work from their favourite women designers.  As with Tits' other events, 10% of the profits will go to CoppaFeel, so you will be helping a great cause as well as buying some excellent designs and gifts.

"It’s happening, we are back in just over 1 weeks time. We will be popping up on Shoreditch High St for 2 weeks only from the 16th - 30th November. We are still in the process of adding a few new artists to our website, but you can swipe to see some of amazing women selling with us this time round! 10% of all profits donated to CoppaFeel"

When - Saturday 16th - Saturday 30th November 2019

Where - 188 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6HU


Link - Tits London on Instagram

The Merchant's Tail - a Pop-up for Dog & Cat lovers from Fetch & Follow and Cheshire & Wain

The Merchant's Tail is a collaborative pop-ups shop from two online brands, Cheshire & Wain, who specialise in gifts for cats, and Fetch & Follow, who do the same for dogs.  It's now open Wednesdays to Sundays until 8th December at 270 Hackney Road, E2, and it's a treasure trove of items like collars, treats, toys, and even coats.  They will also be holding regular events through the run of the pop-up, including having a pet photographer in.  I visited yesterday, and ended up buying Christmas presents for Tiger, Lola and Pip.  A brilliant shop.

"Inspired by the loving tales their pet-owning customers share with them and a mutual appreciation for one another’s brand, pet labels Cheshire & Wain and Fetch & Follow have teamed up to curate The Merchant’s Tail – a Christmas pop up to delight cats, dogs and the people who love them. This co-hosted, lifestyle store is set to offer a friendly shopping experience, where pet owners can indulge their furry friends with the loveliest of Christmas gifts, enjoy a host of exciting events and engage with their animal-loving kinfolk.
Beyond the gorgeous goodies from Cheshire & Wain and Fetch & Follow that lay in-store, The Merchant’s Tail will play host to a series of walks and in-store workshops for pets and their people. Dates and full details will be announced soon at and but expect a festive pop-up photo studio with popular pet photographer Rachel Oates, a Lucky (Waving) Cat customisation workshop, a winter skincare Walk & Talk event with Malin + Goetz and a workshop focussed around caring for your pets during the winter months and Christmas with Vet in the City Dr Ciara."

When - Until Sunday 8th December 2019

Where - The Merchant's Tai, 270 Hackney Road, E2 7SJ

Link 1 - Cheshire & Wain on Instagram
Link 2 - Fetch & Follow on Instagram
Link 3 - Facebook event

Winter 2019 at The Bar Under The Bridge with Baggio Burger

The Winter of 2019-2020 sees a new bar under the Hungerford Bridge on the South Bank, with craft beers, cocktails, ping pong, and food from Baggio Burger.  Open daily until 5th January (not Christmas Day), with heated (bookable) chalets and lots more.  See you there!

"Bar Under The Bridge serves up mouth-watering street food, including the renowned Baggio Burger, and winter warmers such as mulled wine, hot cider and craft beer.
Let first up for the holidays with a fortnight of festive rum cocktails, followed by a fortnight of ultimate unique gin cocktails and finally The Festive Takeover with more red Rudolph noses and Santa hats than you can shake a stick at.
Make yourself at home in this toasty space with heated chalet booths, fleece rugs, board games and ping pong tables. Come and be merry with us this winter!"

When - 8 November 2019 – 5 January 2020
Monday – Sunday, 11am – 11pm
(Closed on Christmas Day)

Where - Bar Under The Bridge, Queens Walk, under the Hungerford Bridge

Bookings - Email


Link 1 - Bar Under The Bridge
Link 2 - Bar Under The Bridge on Instagram
Link 3 - Baggio Burger on Instagram

Friday, 8 November 2019

Pop-ups in London - 8th - 15th November 2019

The Merchant's Tail - a Pop-up Cat & Dog Boutique from Fetch & Follow, and Cheshire & Wain in Hackney - Weds-Sun

This week's new listings in red
Pub & Bar Residencies - Often Open 6 or 7 Days a Week



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Monday, 4 November 2019

Lovehoney's Sexual Happiness Pop-up Shop in Covent Garden

Lovehoney, the sexual happiness people - have opened a pop-up shop at 67B Neal Street, Covent Garden (Shaftesbury Avenue end), open daily (to over 18s) until Thursday 14th November 2019.  Inside the shop you will find lots of grown up festive gifts, all ready to be boxed up and placed under your Christmas tree.  It's the first time they have ever opened a physical store, and you can take this opportunity to talk to their staff and get advice before you buy.  Don't be shy...

"Whether the special someone in your life has been naughty or nice this year, Lovehoney - the sexual happiness people - are on hand to help you find a Christmas gift they will never forget. 
The first-ever Lovehoney shop is coming to London’s Covent Garden from 1st to 14th November and will be selling the ultimate grown-up festive gift - a ’12 Days of Christmas’ playbox.  Shoppers can select from a pick’n’mix of sexy Christmas treats, including sex toys, lubes, silky-smooth restraint ribbons, massage oils and much more. 
Each shoppers’ choice of gifts will be beautifully boxed and ready to pop under the Christmas tree, ensuring the whole festive period goes off with a bang.
In addition, shoppers will also have the chance to shop from several collections of festive-themed lingerie to help add some spice to the holiday season.
The store opens at 10am on Friday 1st November and to celebrate the opening Lovehoney sexpert, Annabelle Knight, will be on hand all day to help shoppers pick the perfect festive gift to spice up their Christmas.
Lovehoney’s sex and relationship expert Sammi Cole said: “Long winter nights are perfect for spending some quality time with your partner and a sexy Christmas gift can be the ideal way to make sure you're ding donging merrily all the way throughout the festive period. We are really excited to bring our great products and expert knowledge to Covent Garden next month and we hope we can help people all over the country have their most sexually-happy Christmas ever!”"

When - 1st - 14th November 2019

Where - 67B Neal Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9PJ (Opposite the Astrology Shop)


Link - Post on Instagram