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SWOON X PATCH | THE GREEN HOUSE

Furniture brand Swoon and plant peeps Patch have teamed up to create The Green House, a pop-up that celebrates all things green. You'll be able to browse Swoon's new collections in a series of conceptual rooms, which also feature a range of indoor and outdoor Patch plants, with everything in store being available to buy. You can even pick up some tips on keeping your plants alive and kicking from one of Patch's Plant Doctors.

13th - 28th July 2018

128 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JE, UK -

swooneditions.com

Shoreditch High Street

BEAUTIFUL ALLOTMENT

The team behind Bourne & Hollingsworth has created Beautiful Allotment, an English summer garden pop-up in the Geffrye Museum grounds. It's got day beds, potting sheds, veg patches, trailing plants, cocktail bars and BBQ areas, with seasonal cocktails and ‘garden-tenders’ delivering the bevs on wheelbarrows. You can even jump on the custom travelling tractor complete with botanical bar…. talk about arriving in style.

25th July – 3rd September 2018

136 Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA, UK -

beautifulallotment.com

Hoxton

ROOFIT

Leave the sweaty gyms behind this summer and head ten floors up for your workout to Aviary's rooftop pop-up RooFIT. Running on Thursdays and Fridays, the roof will play host to morning triyoga (June), BXR (July) and En Avant Ballet (August) classes, so you can start your day off with some exercise and mega views over the city. A PRESS juice and goody bag included in the ticket price, and if you need to re-fuel post-class, you can get brekkie at Aviary for half the price.

21st June - 24th August 2018

22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX, UK -

aviarylondon.com

Liverpool Street Liverpool Street Liverpool Street

MAGNUM PLEASURE STORE

The Magnum Pleasure Store is back for another summer with its famous dipping bar, so you can customise your ice creams with a ton of sauces and toppings or you can choose from ice cream 'looks', created by Bella Hadid (hers is a black Magnum with gold popping candy) and Alexander Wang (his has black sugar, charcoal and black sesame...how fashion. There's even a Magnum Chef's Table where you can get proper hands on with all the dipping action.

Until 16th September 2018

11-13 Duke Of York Square London SW3 4LY -

magnumicecream.com

Sloane Square

FESTIBOWL

It's going to be a quintessentially British summer over at Finsbury Square as Festibowl returns. As well as playing a game of lawn bowls you can feast on street food from Truffle London and Chalana Market and wash it all down with an ice cold bev. They'll also be screening the World Cup and Wimbledon in case you wanna leave the sporting action to the pros.

14th June - 3rd August 2018

Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1RR, UK -

festibowl.co.uk

Liverpool Street Liverpool Street Liverpool Street

ALTO BY SAN CARLO

Alto by San Carlo has taken over the Selfridges rooftop and is bringing Southern Italian vibes to Oxford Street. With a load of citrus trees and overhead foliage to keep your beer cool, you'd be forgiven for forgetting you're sitting on top of the West End. Food-wise, it's all about the best Italian produce with dishes like sea bass cooked in Sicilian volcanic salt, cacio e pepe, Chianina beef from Tuscany and Coppa Golosa (that's a giant bowl of chocolate and hazelnut gelato with nutella sauce) for dessert. Save yourself a plane ride to Italy and get up there instead.

Selfridges, Oxford Street, London, UK -

selfridges.com

Bond Street

THE MURDER EXPRESS

The debut show from creative collective Funicular, ‘The Murder Express’ is a theatre and dining experience with a twist. Boarding the train at the Pedley Street Station ‘Seven Sins’ Bar, you’ll journey to the (fictional!) town of Murder in France whilst seated in the train’s luxurious period dining car. As the night unfolds, you’ll be able to tuck into a menu created by Billy and Jack, BBC One’s Masterchef 2016 finalists. Sounds great right? But there’s one important thing to note – you won’t be alone.

Until 22nd September 2018

Arch 63 Pedley Street, London, E1 5BW -

funicularproductions.com

Bethnal Green

LISBOA JARDIM AT THE TERRACE

Inspired by the bold colours and energy of Lisbon, Lisboa Jardim will have you feeling the Portuguese holiday vibes without the cost. Sip on insta-worthy cocktails in tuna cans and snack on Portuguese delicacies such as tinned fish with pickle pairings and custard tarts.

7th June - end of September

22 Portman Square, London W1H 7BG, UK -

Bond Street

SPRITZ & GIGGLES

It's officially Aperol season and Spritz & Giggles, a bar dedicated to the orange stuff, has popped-up in Broadgate. Obvs the Aperol Spritz is the signature drink at the beach bar inspired venue but you'll also be able to sip on negronis and range of frozen cocktails, and catch all the World Cup action too.

Until August 2018

37 Broadgate Circle, London EC2M 2QS, UK -

spritzandgiggles.co.uk

Liverpool Street Liverpool Street Liverpool Street

PITCH STRATFORD

pitch stratford | london on the inside Street food (from the likes of Kalimera, Guasacaca and Ticos), craft beer, cocktails, DJs, an outdoor cinema, World Cup screenings...yes it's happening at retro summer terrace Pitch Stratford. It's the perfect place to escape the crowds of Westfield and enjoy some al fresco action (and it's weather-proofed too so you don't have to worry about the rain), so get booking.

Bridge Rd, London E15 2SP, UK -

pitchstratford.com

Stratford High Street

THE PRINCE

the prince | london on the inside One street, three bars, four house restaurants and an enclosed summer garden make up The Prince, a huge street food hub in Earls Court, and it’s back for summer. Coming from the team behind Pergola on the Roof and Feast Canteen, the space is be housed in the former Prince of Wales pub and features Patty & Bun, The Begging Bowl, Coqfighter and Foley’s Bar & Yakitori Grill as well as a pergola garden.

12th April - end of September 2018

14 Lillie Road, Earls Court, London SW6 1TT -

theprincelondon.com

West Brompton West Brompton

THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT

Magic roundabout | London On The Inside It’s the final time that the roundabout will be magic as the site is up for redevelopment, so they’re going out with a bang with an urban jungle theme for this summer. The space will be decked out with a waterfall, futuristic jungle flora and fauna, and plenty of neon lights. Smoking Lotus and Burger Bear will be dishing up the food, and there are a load of summer parties to get involved in.

18th April - September 2018

Old Street Station, 16 St Agnes Well, London, EC1Y 1BE -

magicroundabout.co

Old Street Old Street

PERGOLA PADDINGTON

pergola paddington central | london on the inside Pergola Paddington is back for its second summer season, complete with a top deck terrace to soak up those rays. Patty & Bun, DF Mexico, MAM and Canard will be keeping you fed and two huge bars will be keeping you watered with cocktails and beers. With two floors, plenty of foliage and day beds to lounge on, it’s the perfect place to enjoy some al fresco action in West London.

26th April – October 2018

5 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, London W2 6PY -

pergolalondon.com

Paddington Paddington

LOST VEGAS AT QUEEN OF HOXTON

This summer Queen of Hoxton has turned into a futuristic version of Las Vegas. Set in 2030, after an uprising by eco-warriors called Trumpageddon, Lost Vegas will feature an abandoned school bus bar, vending machines selling boozy ice lollies, and street food including vegan hot dogs. As it’s still Vegas, slot machines, the Little Vegas Wedding Chapel and Elvis will all be present and correct, but remember what happens in Lost Vegas may not stay in Lost Vegas…

3rd May – October 2018

1 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3JX, UK -

queenofhoxton.com

Shoreditch High Street

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