Ikea DIY dining experience
Swedish retailer Ikea is opening an immersive pop-up dining experience in London, called The Dining Club, where the diners are also the chefs. An expert chef will be on hand to offer guidance and supervision as visitors prepare their meal for up to 20 dinner party guests. The free experience will include food, booze and waiting staff who will also do the cleaning up afterwards.
Where: N&C Showrooms 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6PG
When: 10-25 September
Tetra Tranquility Tank
Tetra, the manufacturer of fish food and aquarium products, will host an underground pop-up with a custom-built giant tank containing turtles, catfish, red crabs and angel fish alongside a host of other species and plant life. Tetra wants to inject an element of calm into the chaos of the daily commute with this relaxing sensory experience.
Where: Old Street Tube Station
When: 8-15 September
Maman Le Mot
At this immersive dining experience, produced by A Place in Time, the year is 1943 and you've been recruited as a top secret agent with a mission to get to the centre of operations for the French resistance. Once your mission is completed, you'll be transported to a Moulin Rouge-inspired eatery for a three course dinner.
When: 9 September to 26 November
Where: Secret location, London Bridge
Also taking place this weekend, music festival Bestival returns to the Isle of Wight, and John Lewis and a host of other brands will be at OnBlackheath, a two-day music, arts and food festival held in London from 10-11 September. Yelp has also teamed up with Kankun Sauce to host Mexifest, a celebration of Mexican Independence Day at at Spitalfields Market London on 10 September.
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