Saturday, 20 April 2013

Edible Cinema Presents This Is Spinal Tap in Notting Hill

Like food?  Like films?  Then you'll love Edible Cinema!  Edible Cinema is a unique way of seeing a film.  When you enter you're given a tray of numbered, packaged items.  At set points in the film a number flashes up at the side of the film and you open & consume that package.  I went to the screening of Some Like It Hot in February (pic below), and it made a brilliant film even more memorable.  now they're back for two days only - the Sunday night and Monday afternoon of the May Bank Holiday - for... This Is Spinal Tap.  I'm not letting myself start thinking about the potential for this (but I suspect something will be wrapped in tin foil...).  Tickets go on sale on Monday 22nd April at 9am - so get ready...

"Edible Cinema and Bombay Sapphire are set to rock and roll this May with two screenings of the cult ‘mockumentary’ This is Spinal Tap at the Electric Cinema in Notting Hill.
Edible Cinema is a collaboration between Soho House, renowned experience organiser Polly Betton, Jake Rigby Wilson in conjunction with experimental food designers Blanch and Shock and Bombay Sapphire mixologist Sam Carter. The concept truly enhances the film using taste, aroma and texture to heighten the viewers’ sensory experience of the film’s most famous scenes. Each guest receives a selection of numbered boxes at the start of the film, which they will be instructed to open and enjoy at certain points throughout. The contents of the boxes will correspond to the action on screen, offering a multi-sensory cinema experience like no other.
Guests will be treated to an edible adventure through the fictional British band's back catalogue as the film follows their 1982 US tour. Not only will they be able to ‘smell the glove’, the name of the band’s album – they can even taste it, guaranteeing the enjoyment will be turned all the way ‘up to eleven’. On arrival, a kitsch, 80’s-inspired Bombay Sapphire Spinal Tap cocktail will be served, combining Bombay Sapphire, pink grapefruit, elderflower, ginger ale and finished with cherry liqueur to create a zesty and spicy cocktail.
The Electric Cinema was completely refurbished in December 2012 and now boasts a stylish, comfortable interior with oxblood leather armchairs and even flat ‘beds’ offering the ultimate cinema experience."

When - Sunday 5th at 8.45pm & Monday 6th May at 2.45pm

Where - Electric Cinema, 191 Portobello Road, W11 2ED

Tickets - Bookable from Monday 22nd April - Sunday Tickets - Monday Tickets

Tickets are priced as follows:
Front row beds (for 2) - £60
Armchairs - £30
Back row sofa – (for 2) £62


Link 1 - Edible Cinema on Twitter
Link 2 - Electric Cinema

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