Us Coconut Crew love nothing more than snuggling up on the sofa with a cup of tea for a weekend of well earned Netflix following a long, hard week. That is, until it reaches 8pm on a Sunday night and you realise that blissful 48 hours of spare time has gone to waste. If you’re looking for inspiration for fun things to do this weekend in London, aside from lazing around at home, look no further! From club nights to comedy clubs, we’ve got the lowdown on all the events to attend for an awesome weekend.
Friday 20th November
Hit the town this with XOYO’s Loves series, a collection of one-off parties running every night throughout the week. This Friday night, the iconic Shoreditch club will be playing host to disco-funk group Crazy P, in addition to a host of other talents.
Get tickets and more info at www.xoyo.co.uk
Skate at Somerset House: Club Nights
What do you get when you combine one of London’s best ice rinks with awesome DJ sets? Skate at Somerset House Club Nights of course! Glide along the ice against a backdrop of picturesque lighting while DJs lay down a mixture of house, hip hop, grime and garage. This Friday is set to feature a session from the one and only Ministry of Sound. Finish the night off with a cocktail in the glamorous Botanical Bar in the Fortnum’s Lodge. From 10am.
Buy tickets online at www.somersethouse.org.uk
Saturday 21st November
Nothing says Christmas like Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. With free entry, countless fairground rides, festive food stands, themed bars and the biggest outdoor rink in the UK, there is no better place to embrace the holiday spirit. For a truly unique experience, head to the ice bar, where even the glasses are made of ice!
Book online for ticketed events now at www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
Grab a bite to eat at Little Feast in Shepherds Bush, a pop up street food festival and bar complete with outdoor heating, wooden huts, fir trees and blue lighting to create an authentic Scandinavian feel. With everything from hot chocolate and waffles to an American style smokehouse BBQ, and with the Cabin Bar serving drinks, this outdoor event is the perfect place for a wintry meal. Head down during the weekend daytime for live acoustic music. Open 6om - 11pm from November 18th - December 23rd.
More info available at www.wefeast.co.uk
Let loose this Saturday with the Twisted Circus spread across two floors at Shaka Zulu, a club in the heart of Camden’s Stables Market. Be dazzled by fire breathers, stilt walkers and acrobats whilst DJs play R&B and House tracks at one of London’s coolest events. From 10pm.
For tickets and more info visit www.shaka-zulu.com
Sunday 22nd November
Need a place to unwind after a fun-packed weekend? Head down to the Pillow Cinema at Sutton House in Hackney, where you can recline on one of their giant beanbags and indulge in mince pies and mulled wine whilst enjoying one of their screenings - it’s basically like being at home, but with a massive TV! On Sunday they will be showing Man on Wire at 2.30pm, followed by Breakfast at Tiffany's and Jurassic World at 7:45pm.
Tickets on sale now at www.pillowcinema.com
Top Secret Comedy Club
With entry just £1, there’s no excuse not to head down to the Top Secret Comedy Club in Covent Garden this Sunday. Enjoy cheap pints and a laugh at this no-frills basement bar, the perfect way to round off a weekend. From 8pm at 170 Drury Lane.
Tickets available online at www.thetopsecretcomedyclub.co.uk