February is the month of love, and here's how to spend it.
When: 1st February 2019
Hooray it’s the end of January and if you powered through Dry January without a drop of alcohol we applaud you! Celebrate with a well-deserved glass of something strong, why not make your own bespoke gin (as well as drinking it). Half Hitch Micro-Distillery in Camden are inviting guests to learn all about the history of the gin and have the chance to create a bespoke concoction, made from ingredients that you’ve brought from home. So whatever tickles your fancy, bring it along and you can make any flavoured gin you like.
When: 8th February – 25th May 2019
Broadway is coming to The West End, Waitress is the hottest new musical that everyone’s talking about. From 8th February, actress Kathrine McPhee will be gracing the stage as she shows the story of a waitress in a pie shop trying to escape an abusive relationship. The Waitress is taking over Kinky Boots at The Adelphi Theatre, big big footsteps to follow!
When: 10th February 2019
It’s the Year of the Pig and what better way to celebrate Chinese New Year than in the heart of China Town and the West End. On 10th February, London will be thriving with colourful parades and performances throughout the day. The best part about it is that it’s completely free. There will be dragon and lion dancers parading from Charing Cross to China Town, with stages and guest speakers in Trafalgar square. It’s an iconic event you must not miss.
When: 14th February 2019
Forget the 3-course candle lit dinner, let’s get straight to the sauce with a loved one. If you’re going on a hot date or want to head out for some drinks with a lover, then the Punch Room at the London Edition is the perfect bar. With a 70’s party feel, the bar is known for their bowl of boozy punch, an ideal drink to share with a date, but not required.
When: 17th February 2019
What better way to celebrate the month of love than celebrating girl power? February FemFringe festival will be hosting two fabulous nights full of female performances to help raise awareness of feminist issues and promote diversity. This Comedy Club will be hosted the Vaults of Waterloo and tickets are £15, make sure you grab your tickets soon as they’re bound to sell out.