…. sit down for a nice pie at The Water Poet after some massive shopping in Spitalfields and Commercial Street.
From September 26th – October 1st it’s the “Steak & Ale week” at The Water Poet, so go for it!
http://www.thewaterpoet.co.uk/ or Twitter @thewaterpoet
…. go for a cup cake as dessert after the pie at the Hummingbird Bakery. Hummingbird bakery regularly change their specials – I recently had the Apple Toffee cup cake from the Carnival Range, to die for. The Carnival Range is still available, so I advice you to run!
With 4 locations in London it’s hard to miss out on these divine cup cakes…:
133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2DY
47 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 3JP
155a Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F 8WG
11 Frying Pan Alley, Spitalfields, London E1 7HS
http://www.hummingbirdbakery.com or Twitter @hummingbbakery
…. go see a film during the Hackney Film Festival:
Showing films of local filmmakers, 15th – 18th September.
http://hackneyfilmfestival.com/ or Twitter @hackneyfilmfest
… try to get tickets for London Fashion Week – Spring/Summer!!!
A child of the Jago, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood. What shows would you love to go see?
16th – 20th September.
… definitely go to the We Love Hackney Weekend. Oh, how I love Hackney!
I’d bring a long a nice risotto and join “Come dine with us on Wilton Way”. Never been to Wilton Way? Your life hasn’t started yet!
Don’t forget to visit Hackney Museum and score your “I Love Hackney” mug and have a dance at the Hackney One Carnival and Hackney Wick Festival.
17th – 18th September, http: http://www.hackney.gov.uk/welovehackneyweekend.htm
… go to Pink Sunday (Sunday, 18th September) in Soho, where I would:
… cheer at the Soho Drag Race
and watch Miss Portia de Fosse and Danni Dee running for a good cause (The Albert Kennedy Trust Fund)….in drag!
Starting @ 3pm, Soho square (Carlisle street side), http://www.akt.org.uk/dragrace.html or Danni Dee on Twitter @TheDanniDeeShow
Nearest tube station: Tottenham Court Rd and Oxford Circus.
and afterwards sip Tequila Roses @ Ku Bar
Frith street and Lisle street.
http://www.ku-bar.co.uk/# and Twitter @Kubar
Nearest tube station: Leicester square and Piccadilly Circus.
… also try the Tango during The River Tango Festival!
There’s free tango dancing and shows to attend at Spitalfield Markets.
15th – 18th September, http://www.rivertango.co.uk or Twitter @TangoOutdoors
… probably watch more films at The Portobello Film Festival.
Until 18th September, http://www.portobellofilmfestival.com
Something to do all year ’round:
Have you climbed the Monument yet? Yes that’s right, The Monument! You can climb it and enjoy an amazing view when you’ve reached the top…
The Monument, build in 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London, is open to visiters daily from 9.30 – 5pm. Admission is GBP 2.00 only.
Nearest tube station: Monument or Bank
And what are you’re plans?