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Lost Weekend: 25 – 27 November

This weekend's best culture, shopping, food and drink events

Published on November 24th 2011.


Lost Weekend: 25 – 27 November

Sample Hunters Sale
The best kept secret in the fashion industry is having their latest sale this weekend, offering a wide selection of men and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories with amazing discounted price tags. With some designer clobber up to 90 per cent off retail, there is sure to be something for everyone and a great chance to blag yourself some fantastic Christmas presents for your loved ones (or simply an excuse to treat yourself guilt free). Brands will include See by Chloe, Joseph, Burberry, Vivienne Westwood, Belstaff, Emporio Armani, Armani Jeans, DKNY Jeans, Juicy Couture, Stone Island, Dirty English, Oliver Spencer, Duchamp, Gieves and Hawkes, Missoni, Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, D&G, Lanvin, Moncler, French Connection, Queen of E.vil, Marco Jacob, Jimmy Choo and countless others.

FREE

The Old Truman Brewery
Shop 14, 15
Hanbury Street
E1 6QR

Thurs: 1pm – 8pm, Fri: Noon – 8pm, Sat: Noon – 7pm, Sun: Noon – 6:30pm

24 – 27 November 2011


 

Jo Hansford

Jo Hansford Adds a Splash of Colour to Harvey Nichols
Bring a little more colour to the bleak, muted season with Jo Hansford this weekend at Harvey Nichols. Colourist to the wealthy and well-known, Jo and her expert stylists will for one week only be offering complimentary colour consultations at the Knightsbridge store in its Beyond Beauty area. You will be consulted by experts who tousle the locks of clients such as Elizabeth Hurley and Sienna Miller, and the consultation will include an in-depth discussion about style and colour and what works best for the individual. For those of you who decide to purchase one of Jo Hansford’s fantastic products, you will be given a complimentary Intensive Masque and entered into a draw to win a makeover worth £500. It is a first come first served basis, so get there early.

109 – 125 Knightsbridge
SW1X 7RJ

Daily: Noon – 7pm (Appointments will last fifteen minutes)

22 – 26 November


 

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Beer & Cheese Matching With Schneider and Jumi Cheese
Teaming the best beer with the finest cheese this coming Monday will be the leading traditionalist of wheat beer, Schneider. The eccentric madcap microbrewer and global sensation will be teaming with the Swiss family-owned Jumi cheese company to create an informal beer and cheese tasting night of fun at The Bull in Highgate from 7pm. The matches will include ‘Belper Knolle’ with Schneider’s iconic Weisses beer and you will also get the chance to try Schneider’s Eisbock, which is aged in pinot noir casks. Experts from both companies will be on hand to explain and talk you through each match on a one-to-one basis with all guests. Contact The Bull for tickets.

£7.50

The Bull Highgate
13 North Hill
N6 4AB

7 – 9pm

28 November


 

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Free From Food Festival
Bringing together many ‘free from’ food specialists from across the UK, including a increasing number of artisan producers, the festival is the place for lovers of great food who are affected by a multitude of everyday ingredients, as well as those of you who are either thinking of changing your diet or just interested. Producers and experts will be giving great discussions and demonstration and these talks will include how to survive the holidays with brilliant recipes. There will be hints and details given with information on where to find fresh local produce.

FREE

Southbank Centre

Fri – Sat: 11am – 8pm, Sun: 11am – 6pm

25 – 27 November


 

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The Other Art Fair
Not fully sufficed with the countless amounts of art and exhibitions popping up all over London this year, then The Other Art Fair is here to save the day. The inspirational exhibition will be debuting at the Bargehouse on Southbank starting this weekend, offering us a window of opportunity to view 100 works of art, which you are able to purchase direct from the artist. The artists were chosen from hundreds of applicants, so you the work will be of high standard and brilliant techniques. Claiming to be the smarter way to buy art, the art fair will deliver a fresh approach to the exhibition and allow emerging artists that platform into the world of art.

Adult: £6 Concession: £3

Bargehouse
Southbank
SE1

Fri: 11am – 7:30pm, Sat – Sun: 11am – 6pm

24 – 27 November


 

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Banksy online auction
Don’t want to brave the cold weather this November? Why not buy your Christmas presents online this year. Dreweatts Auctioneers are presenting us with a real treat this Christmas, with their first-ever timed art auction online via www.i-bidder.com. The respected auctioneers with sales rooms across the country have a total of 148 lots up for grabs in the Urban editions sale, including exciting limited edition prints from street artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Mr Brainwash and D*Face. Buyers are guaranteed that all work is authentic and the auction will run until December 6. Banksy’s work includes his iconic Love Rat and Toxic Mary, prices start at as little as £80, so why not grab a Banksy this Christmas, a one-off exciting chance to get your hands on some controversial art.

Art starts from £80

www.i-bidder.com

www.the-saleroom.com

16 November – 6 December


 

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Speakeasy Sunday: Rollo Markee and the Tailshakers
With a week packed full of exciting events, why not relax and unwind and enjoy some jazz. This Sunday Jazz FM and Four Roses Bourbon presents Rollo Markee and The Tailshakers at the Hideaway and promises to chill you out after a hectic week. The band’s front man Rollo will be on harmonica and vocals, complimented perfectly with the fantastic west coast rhythms of Steve Fossey on blues guitar, blending together Chicago blues and west coast swing. There will also be an amazing Creole menu on offer for those who would like to eat and the first lucky 30 will enjoy a free Four Roses Bourbon!

£8

Hideaway
2 Empire Mews
Stanthorpe Road
Streatham
SW16 2ED

8pm

27 November


 

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