Habit Hunter Hotspots | September Edition

1. Tantalise Your Taste Buds at Flavour Bastard

​​WHAT IS IT? Take vibrant flavours from around the world; remove rules and traditions, add a bit of mischief & creativity and you have Flavour Bastard — a story of flavours running away from home.

WHERE: 63-64 Frith Street, Soho. W1D 3JW
NEAREST TUBE: Oxford Circus or Tottenham Court Road

2. Get Locked Up in Alco-traz

​​WHAT IS IT? An immersive drinking experience – when convicted to Alcotraz, inmates are transported into the world of contraband, bribery and smuggling within the prison.You won’t find a set menu of drinks here…after all, it is prison! Alcotraz creates a range of tailored cocktails every night based on the liquor you bring and your tastes.

WHERE: Alcotraz Penitentiary, 212 Brick Lane. E1 6SA
NEAREST TUBE: Liverpool Street

3. Take Your Fitness Game to Miami Beach

​​WHAT IS IT? The guys behind Ministry of Fitness have teamed up with Backyard Cinema to bring you a full day of Disco Yoga and heart pumping HIIT classes with a difference. Feel the sand between your toes as you downward dog and burpee into your Saturday morning. Watching the sun come up (on the cinema screen) as you stretch out to a summery soundtrack provided by Ministry of Sound DJs.

WHERE: Backyard Cinema, Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway. SE1 6DR
NEAREST TUBE: Elephant & Castle

4. Stay on Trend at Fashion Week

​​WHAT IS IT? Take your front row seat at an authentic catwalk show. Watch a parade of top models showcasing AW17 collections from some of London Fashion Week’s finest designers, exclusive to the London Fashion Week Festival schedule, as well as inspiring presentations that reveal the key styling tips and the biggest trends of the new season to know now.

WHERE: The Store Studios, 180 Strand, WC2R

5. Hope on Your Bike at BooManchu

​​WHAT IS IT? Boutique cycling legends Boom Cycle have teamed up with Clapham’s atmospheric bar and nightclub Fu Manchu – Exercise lovers are invited to don their finest workout gear and join Boom Cycle for immersive fitness experiences throughout the weekend, with unique cycle workouts, healthy brunches by Sana Mind Body & Soul and talks by fitness industry experts.

WHERE: 15-16 Lendal Terrace, Clapham SW4 7UX
NEAREST TUBE: Clapham High Street

6. Take a Trip to Tel Aviv

​​WHAT IS IT? TLV in LDN offers a unique opportunity to experience its rich cultural landscape right on your doorstep. Camden’s Roundhouse is the hub for this four-day showcase, with satellite events taking place across the city at locations including Cadogan Hall and The Coronet.

WHERE: Camden Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 8EH

7. Head back to (Gin) School

​​WHAT IS IT? Set in the heart of central London, the Fever-Tree Gin School is open for 6 weeks only and with some of the best teachers in the business guiding the way, classrooms (and high-ball glasses) are sure to fill up fast – SO GET IN THERE QUICK.

WHERE: Drake & Morgan, 6 Pancras Square, 6 King’s Blvd, Kings Cross. N1C 4AG

8. Get Your Meat Fix On

​​WHAT IS IT? London’s meatiest food festival, Meatopia returns once again in 2017. Originally conceived by the late Josh Ozersky, the concept is the biggest festival of BBQ and smoking to hit London, welcoming a raft of UK and international chefs, restaurants, butchers and food heroes.

WHERE: Tobacco Docks, Wapping Lane, St Katharine’s & Wapping. E1W 2SF

9. Get Wanderlust Staying Put in London

​​WHAT IS IT? Producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, Wanderlust present the world’s only mindful triathlon this summer. Taking place in Victoria Park, Wanderlust 108 involves a 5km run (or walk), an outdoor 90-minute yoga class and a guided meditation. There will also be free scheduled aerial yoga, acro-yoga, hooping and walking meditation classes as well as live music and DJs.

WHERE: Victoria Park, Grove Road, Tower Hamlets. E3 5SN
NEAREST TUBE: Tower Hamlets

10. Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole at the Royal Ballet

​​WHAT IS IT? Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. Now it’s heading back to the Royal Opera House showingThe Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment.

WHERE: Royal Opera House, Bow St. WC2E 9DD
NEAREST TUBE: Covent Garden

The Habit Hunter x


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