Grab your best gal pals for a girly weekend in the city
Words Helen Brown
It’s International Women’s Day on the 8th March so what better time to grab your best group of gal pals for a girly weekend. We’ve covered everything from crazy cocktails to spa socials and a botanical bus. Here’s our round up of the best.
Cocktails at The Flavour Rooms, Carnaby
The Flavour Rooms, Carnaby is the latest in Smith & Sinclair’s unique, innovative flavoursome pop-ups. Renowned for their alcoholic and edible creations, this latest pop-up invites you to try the weird and the wonderful. From cocktail pastilles to alcoholic bubbles; cocktail vapours, alcoholic dib dabs and more. After your squad has had it’s fill of sweets, head downstairs for the Tanqueray Experimental Garnish Bar. It’s where Smith & Sinclair and Tanqueray London Dry Gin bring you bespoke gin cocktails in a bar like no other.
Reservations for the Tanqueray Experimental Garnish Bar need to be made in advance at £12 per person and include a Smith & Sinclair edible cocktail, a Tanqueray cocktail and a range of garnishes to indulge in. Tickets are available via Design My Night.
Karaoke Pizza Party at Bunga Bunga
Head to Bunga Bunga for an evening of unlimited prosecco and more pizza than you know what to do with. But the fun doesn’t end there. Come 10pm the karaoke gets kicking. Girls night wouldn’t be complete without an obligatory Cyndi Lauper rendition after all.
Hoola Hoop Fitness
Take your core to the floor with this seriously fun fitness class. Each class features banging bass and beats so you feel like you’ll be out on the town. You’ve got the hips, they’ve got the hoops.
The Girls on the West End
Grab the gang for a glitzy night on the West End. The Girls is a new musical comedy and tells the true story the Yorkshire Calendar Girls – a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. The production has brought together the writing talents of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, who grew up in the same village in the North of England and have been friends for 25 years.
Phoenix Theatre, London
Prices from £30.95 available from tickets.amazon.co.uk
SPA Social at the agua Bathhouse & Spa
Head to the baths instead of the bars for a relaxing girls night at the agua Bathhouse & Spa. SPA Social is a monthly event that invites guests to catch up over a steam and a mud pack. Chill out in the subterranean spa lounge, with the spa team on hand to give 10-minute head, neck and shoulder massages. The enjoy a nourishing dinner bowl from Sea Containers and two glasses of Skinny Champagne.
The SPA Socials will be taking place on 21 March and 18 April.
Tickets to SPA Social are £65 and can be booked by calling the agua Bathhouse & Spa on 020 3747 1010 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloom & Wild X Boden Pop-Up
Head to the baths instead of the bars for a relaxing girls night at the agua Spa. SPA Social is a monthly event that invites guests to catch up over a steam and a mud pack. Chill out in the subterranean spa lounge, with the spa team on hand to give 10-minute head, neck and shoulder massages. The enjoy a nourishing dinner bowl from Sea Containers and two glasses of Skinny Champagne.
Bloom & Wild have joined forces with Boden to bring you exquisite floristry from a beautifully botanical double decker bus. Aboard the Boden x Bloom & Wild bus, visitors can explore Boden’s spring collection and take part in floral masterclasses led by Bloom & Wild’s expert floral team.
The bus will be in Ancient Market Place, Kingston, next Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March.
Tickets are £15, which is redeemable against any bouquet from £35 or over.