10 Amazing Things To Do This Autumn
10 Amazing Things To Do This Autumn
We all need 10 Amazing things to do this autumn. So, we've teamed with events company, DesignMyNight, to give 10 reasons to look forward to October. And, they all happen to come with some serious photo ops. Get your Insta camera ready. Spend the chillier months getting dressed up for mind-blowing immersive feasts, partying in museums and drinking never-before-seen sips at an impressive cocktail festival. Read more. . .
Aladdin and the Feast of Wonders
Firstly, with events this good, we guarantee you won’t be missing the summer. A night of mystery and magic awaits at The Vaults’ new Aladdin-inspired dining experience in London. Step through an enchanted launderette and discover a wondrous cave brought to life by a thrilling adult pantomime and mesmerising Arabian decor, complete with themed dishes and cocktails. This extravagant fantasy feast is the perfect excuse to dress up and be the belle of the ball. Add a quirky touch. Opt for an Arabian style satin jumpsuit. Try Goddiva, or AX Paris for similar vibes. And, don't forget to book your magic carpet for the taxi ride home. . .
Marilyn Monroe Screening Experience - London
So, you think you love glamour? Then head on down to May Fair Bar as one of our must see 10 amazing things to do this autumn. They're putting on the most glamorous screening experience in London. And it’s inspired by the queen of glamour herself: Marilyn Monroe. This is no ordinary night at the cinema. So, expect perfection as you’re treated to a stunning sip inspired by the starlet. Then, taking a seat inside the hotel’s dramatic theatre, catch a classic Monroe flick. And seeing as the popcorn’s included, you can save your bucks for trying out the rest of the flawless cocktail collection. We're loving this Closet London dress with our Paradox London heel and a swirl of lip/blush by Lookx, perfect for siren screenings.
West End Musical Dinner - 10 Amazing Things To do This Autumn
So, you love the West End but have seen most of the shows? Well, get ready to step up a gear. Head on down to a glittering West End Musical Dinner. Make sure you arrive with prepped vocal chords and an empty belly. Why? Well, you’ll be feasting on dishes inspired by iconic shows. Prepare to marvel at some top-notch entertainment as West End stars sing and dance around your dinner table. Switch out the typical theatre etiquette for extra-loud singalongs to your all-time favourite show tunes, and be sure to dazzle in an outfit that’s worthy of the spotlight. Try our Adrianna Papell collection for dazzling sequin dresses to vamp up your style.
Red Palace at The Vaults - London
Also, if those top events didn't grab your fancy, then head to The Vaults in the Big Smoke. As if these guys weren’t already pulling out all the stops with their Aladdin-themed feast. They’ve got yet another immersive dining experience on the go, and this time it’s gothic. Scout out the most elaborate mask you can find and embrace your inner evil, as this dark and doomful ball is not for the faint of heart. With a ghostly orchestra, fairytale villains, sinister sips and unexpected twists around every corner of the brooding castle setting, Red Palace will send your senses spinning... and give you serious trust issues.
EMERGE Festival - London
Well, who knew the place to be tonight(September 27) and tomorrow would be Jimi Hendrix’s house? EMERGE Festival is bringing something new to London’s nightlife scene for the next six weeks. This crazy arts festival is among our favourites in this list of 10 amazing things to do. Swap your usual bar or club for iconic museums and roof top glamour. A ticket will get you into the actual former home of Mr Hendrix if you act quickly for tonight. So, how cool is that? But if you've missed your chance for tonight, a ticket will also get you access to all of the 40+ thrilling venues from a pop-up gin bar, to scary silent screenings and late-night sets by famous DJs.
Wolf of Wall Street: The Immersive Experience - London
Get a taste of a millionaire’s lifestyle (and decide whether it’s worth being a criminal for) at London’s groundbreaking The Immersive Wolf of Wall Street experience. Set across four floors housing an elaborate set crawling with crazy characters, you’ll get caught up in the whirlwind life of famous stockbroker, Jordan Belfort. Choose to follow him down his criminal path or sign up to help the FBI take him down, but whatever you choose, make sure you dress the part. ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ is at a TBA central London location. Sep 5-Jan 19 2020. Tickets from www.immersivewolf.com.
Cinnamon Bazaar - London
Afternoon tea has been given an exotic makeover at Cinnamon Bazaar, executed to perfection with the help of a Bake-Off star, naturally. TV treasure Talam Ray and the restaurant’s head chef have dreamt up an array of vibrant, flavour-packed treats inspired by Indian street food. Consisting of chicken chutney sandwiches, bhangra lamb sliders and bhapa doi cheesecake, these glorious tiered bites are the perfect way to indulge, and will make you forget all about traditional finger food. Try our stunning maxi dresses in the Jywal collection for modern modesty.
Cocktails in the City - Manchester
The ultimate cocktail festival is returning to Manchester, and this year it’s got some new tricks up its sleeve. Cocktails in the City will have 16 of the city’s best cocktail bars getting creative at Manchester’s fairy light and foliage-adorned Viaducts, in a bid to impress the crowds and win the title of best bar. And when you’re not busy trying out Manchester's most inventive cocktail creations, tuck into street food, pop into the Champagne bar and treat your ears to some slick live music.
If you're more a brunch woman, and you're up north, then try Cloud 23 in Manchester. The highest Champagne and cocktail bar in Manchester has a fair few tactics to win you over, including a bottomless and very impressive lunch menu with lots of amazing coktails. Doing away with bog-standard fizz and eggs benny, at Cloud 23 you’ll find yourself sipping on pink pornstars and lychee bellinis, while chomping on anything from brie and honey tacos to tandoori flatbreads. Also armed with a smart-casual dress code and sleek interiors, this late-lunch, early-dinner deal is one to watch. Discover our eye-catching cocktail dresses for day-to-night glamour.
Gusto - Leeds
And finally, escape the cold and settle in for an epic wining and dining session at Gusto in Leeds. With warm interiors, and an overgrown, fairy light-entangled tree as its centrepiece. This restaurant was made 100% for the autumn months. The interiors are backed up by a solid Italian menu, featuring honey-glazed duck and a saffron risotto topped with a decadent dollop of slow cooked ragu. Yum, yum. Pretty in all the right ways, it’s one worth getting your group together for. Try our faux furs to add to a little black dress for a trend that is not going out of fashion soon. Perfect for cosy nights.
For more information on the best things to do this Autumn, visit DesignMyNight - a collaborative partner of Little Black Dress.