What To Do This Weekend 15.11.23
What To Do This Weekend 15.11.23

What To Do This Weekend 15.11.23


Wondering what to do with your downtime? SLMan has you covered. From a winter martini garden to the perfect sunday afternoon, here’s what to get stuck into…

Listen To Live Music

The London Jazz Festival at Ronnie Scott’s

This week, the largest pan-city jazz event – the London Jazz Festival – is back and Soho institution, Ronnie Scott's, is hosting a stellar line-up of international talent. Featured artists include globally acclaimed studio musicians such as Veronica Swift, Michael Mayo, and Earl Thomas, along with renowned drummer Steve Gadd, pianist Aaron Parks, the dynamic quartet 4 Wheel Drive, and The Funky Knuckles, who will bring their unique blend of electric fusion jazz to the stage.

47 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 4HT

Visit RonnieScotts.co.uk

Tune Into A Recording

Sunday Papers Live

Sunday Papers Live returns on 19th November. Immerse yourself in talks by writers, artists, and comedians, all of whom will bring the newspaper to life in a listed venue, which has been transformed into a cosy living room, complete with Bloody Mary bars, roast dinners, live music, crosswords and crafts. This year’s line-up includes documentary maker Chris Atkins, Global Justice Now Director Nick Dearden, and music journalist Eammon Forde.

28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, W1T 1JF

Visit SundayPapersLive.com 

Get The Drinks in

Winter Martini Garden At Ham Yard Hotel

Teaming up with Sipsmith, Ham Yard Hotel has unveiled the new Winter Martini Garden on its rooftop terrace. Go there to get into the festive spirit, all while savouring an array of smoked and steaming hot martinis in the chic al fresco space, complete with heaters and flickering candles. A winter rooftop not to be missed. 

1 Ham Yard, Soho, W1D 7DT;  Thursday 16th Nov

Visit DesignMyNight.com

Catch A Play

Stranger Things On Stage

Stranger Things fans, this one's for you. Crafted by an award-winning creative team pushing the boundaries of theatrical storytelling, Stranger Things: The First Shadow is a gripping adventure that unravels the origins of the Stranger Things saga. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and co-direction by Justin Martin, step back into 1959 Hawkins through outstanding set design, costumes, lighting, sound, illusions, video effects, and choreography.

Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road, West End, WC2H 0JP

Visit StrangerThingsOnStage.com

FLANNELS X We Are The Party store takeover/ Kris Humphreys Photography

Visit A Cool Pop-up

The X Bar by Flannels

Flannels on Oxford Street has opened a new 14-seat champagne bar on the second floor – a first for the Oxford Street store. The X Bar is a great post-Christmas shopping pit stop, with brands like Dom Pérignon, Ruinart and Veuve Clicquot all on the menu. There’s also a seasonal selection of crisps and caviar on offer – just be aware you’ll need to book a one-hour slot. Plus, on the 16th November, look out for a caviar tasting led by Exmoor Caviar.

Academy House, 161-167 Oxford Street, West End, W1D 2JP

Visit Flannels.com

Frenchie Covent Garden

Try Something New

Beaujolais Nouveau Day at Frenchie 

Beaujolais Nouveau Day marks the annual day under French law when Beaujolais Nouveau wines can be released. This year, that day falls on the 16th November and, to celebrate, Frenchie Covent Garden will be serving their favourite reds and whites by the glass, carafe and bottle for the next couple of weeks. Pair these delightful Beaujolais wines, starting at £14 a glass or £58 a bottle, with your choice of lunch menu, set menu or à la carte options.

16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8QH

Visit FrenchieCoventGarden.com

Shangri La

Paint The Town Red

Woodford Reserve’s Whiskey Bar Hopping

If your drink of choice is an Old Fashioned, this one's for you. For the entire month, Woodford Reserve has teamed up with skilled mixologists across five London venues: The Gong Bar at the Shangri-La, The Corinthia, Brunswick House, Swift, and Nightjar. Each cocktail is inspired by Woodford Reserve's 200 flavour notes. Guests will be provided with illustrated passports to stamp at each venue, and the first 50 participants to fill their passports will be gifted a complimentary bottle of Woodford Reserve.

Various locations

Visit WoodfordReserve.com

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