Weekend Guide

by Lucy Bryant, Wednesday 11 November 2015

Without the excitement of Halloween and Bonfire night this weekend could seem less exciting. However, we have put together a weekend of shows, sushi and fireworks to keep the November momentum going! 

This weekend, Friday night is theatre night as the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill plays host to the theatrical work ‘Medea’ produced by the critically acclaimed Australian director Anne-Louise Sarks. This award-winning production centres around two boys playing upstairs whilst their parents argue downstairs. As their shouting becomes louder the bubble of imagination and fun within the bedroom is burst with the boys facing a series of tragic realisations at the hands of their mother Medea. For more information and to book tickets simply click on the link below:



If you’re feeling deflated by the absence of fireworks this weekend then the Lord Mayor’s show and fireworks on Saturday are sure to excite! This all day event begins with a river pageant at 9am and concludes with a spectacular firework display over the river Thames. Starting at 5:15pm, the new Lord Mayor completes his first day in office with an outstanding fireworks display. The Launchpad floats between Blackfriars and Waterloo and as all the roads are still closed you can walk along either side of the river to find the best viewing spot! For more information on the full Lord Mayor’s Day itinerary, click on the link below: 



If you fancy something a little more exotic on Saturday then head to Buddha Bar London in Knightsbridge for award winning sushi and pan-Asian cuisine. Whether you love sashimi, noodles or tempura, Buddha Bar has the ultimate Asian delicacies to take you to Tokyo minus the jet-lag. Additionally, if you’re Saturday night television schedule has you feeling torn then Buddha Bar’s delivery service is definitely worth taking advantage of! For more information on how to book and to peruse their extensive menu, use the link below: 



It wouldn’t be a true Sunday without a relaxed Sunday brunch and Egg Break in Notting Hill is a hot spot for brunches all over West London. Serving simple eggs on toast (served any way!) to a pork belly bun with a fried egg or a full English, Egg Break is the perfect breakfast destination for brunch-savvy group! As well as their unbeatable spectrum of eggs, you can enjoy coffees, teas, smoothies and milkshakes as well as brunch-favourite cocktails! To view their full menu click on the link below: 



If Strictly Come Dancing has your little ones feeling inspired then The Dance Proms hosted at the Royal Albert Hall will be sure to motivate and enlighten any aspiring dancer! Suitable for ages 5 plus, the event features hundreds of young dancers performing original pieces in an array of styles including ballet, tap, Latin and Jazz! With guest performances from members of the Royal Ballet, this event is the perfect way to engage youngsters in the beautiful expressiveness of dance! Doors for this event open at 4:15pm with performances beginning from 5pm. For more information on this event and to book tickets, click on the link below: 


 To connect with any of the events or locations mentioned use the twitter links below:

@BuddhaBarLondon  @RoyalAlbertHall  @EggBreak_LDN  @gatetheatre  @citylordmayor


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