What's on this weekend: Innocent, Meantime and more

Unplug your digital mind with Innocent, sip at London Wine Week, chug at Meantime's Brewfest and run with Bupa this bank holiday weekend.

Innocent Unplugged is taking place at a secret location in Kent
Innocent Unplugged is taking place at a secret location in Kent

Innocent Unplugged

Drinks brand Innocent is back on the festival scene with a new ‘Digital detox’ event. The two-night Innocent Unplugged festival is taking place in a secret wooded location in Kent, welcoming 1,500 revellers for three days of yoga classes and foraging walks, DJs, live bands, cabaret acts and inspirational speakers.

Wifi and 3G are out of the picture and all festival-goers will be encouraged to leave their electronic devices at home. All power used at the event will be generated by the sun and by the guests themselves.

When: 23-25 May

Where: "A beautiful secret location in Kent"

London Wine Week

Beginning this Monday (18 May), London Wine Week is providing lovers of grape juice a host of experiences throughout the capital. Top activations over the weekend include a masterclass with English sparkling wine brand Nyetimber at its dedicated hub in east London, and Honest Grapes’ Tasting Lab, which allows guests to don lab coats and understand their own personalised wine profile. 

London Wine Week will end with a bang on Sunday (24 May) with Noble Rot & Mission’s Big Bottles Taste Better closing party. A range of unique wines will be on offer, all served from magnums.

When: 18-24 May

Where: Various locations around London


Meantime Brewery’s festival of all things beer is back at the Old Naval College in Greenwich this weekend. The event will feature three main bars, representing craft beer from the UK, America and the rest of Europe. More than 80 draught lines and 150 varieties of beer will be available to sample, while experts will be on hand to suggest beer and food-pairing options.

The Meantime Half Pint Truck will also be on-site throughout the weekend, hosting live music performances from the likes of Will Udall, Jimmy the Dog and Eli Stone Band. 

When: 23-25 May

Where: Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 9NN

The Bupa Westminster Mile

Healthcare brand Bupa is giving fitness fanatics the chance to run a mile in one of the most famous locations in the world, starting at The Mall and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace. Now in its third year, there are separate races for families, adults, juniors, elite athletes and wheelchair users. 

Steve Cram and Denise Lewis will be among the 90 Olympians taking part in the special event. The Westminster Mile kicks off Bupa’s Feel Great Britain initiative, which includes a series of events such as the Electric Run and Bupa London 10,000 dedicated to the mind, body and soul.

When: 24 May

Where: St James’s Park, Westminster, London, SW1A 2BJ

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