Schools out for summer… so obviously #Wegotyou and the kiddies this August. Our round up for this month is jam packed with everything from food & beverage festivals to the coolest cultural happenings, just grab your diary and a pen or pencil if that’s more your thing… then fill in those blank August days with our #Qbicrecommends. P.S…We will try keep the kids in mind as much as we can 😉
STAY – QBIC LONDON!
A hotel that refuses to bow down to convention. Green credentials, quality beds, powerful showers, sociability and quirky style are at the heart and soul of Qbic. Located in Aldgate which is perfect for the modern-day explorer, we’re different… in a good way!
EAT – FOODIES FESTIVAL LONDON
Calling all foodies!… yes you and the rest of your crew! The UK’s biggest food festival returns to London’s Alexandra Palace on Bank Holiday weekend. From the 25th -28th expect everything from stalls to masterclasses and competitions.
DRINK – LONDON GIN FESTIVAL
To gin or not to gin? – well to gin obviously! I’m sure by now you know how much we love our Gin at Qbic so it was only right to feature the London gin festival at the Tobacco Dock from 25th -27th
SEE – LONDON HALAL FOOD FESTIVAL
Oozing with culture and spice, this is the chance to see and experience culture rather than just tasting it. The festival promises an environment where you can indulge in a fair share of international Halal cuisines from 19th -20th at the Tobacco Dock.
LISTEN – THE UNDERBELLY FESTIVAL
The Southbank Centre is the place to be until September 30th! Underbelly being a UK based live entertainment company, have managed to pull off another exciting festival for their 9th year! Except a range of entertainment for the whole family.
DO – QBIC ROOFTOP FITNESS … POWERED BY RISETODAY
This month we’ve teamed up with a Fitness mobile App brand RiseToday to bring you a series of rooftop fitness sessions. This month More Fit | More Yoga will be giving you evening HIIT Bootcamo and Vinyasa Flow Yoga every Monday & Tuesday 7-8pm.
GO – LONDON CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Good people drink good beer! And there’s no better place to test out this theory than the London Craft beer festival. Whether you’re a beer enthusiast or just prefer a drink or 3 Shoreditch Electric Light Station is the place to be 4th – 6th.
SHOP – BRICK LANE MARKET
When in London right? One of the oldest markets around [hence the name] … this one is an oldie but goodie, with fashionable clothing, fabrics and household goods you just have to buy! And not to mention the food stalls. so that’s mon-fri 8-4pm and Sun 9-2pm to add to your diary.
PARTY – NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
Every year pride London is bigger and better and this year, they’ve promised pop up stores and street parades that will leave a mark. So, on the 28th let’s all get ready to paint the town red orange yellow…. And the rest of the colours of the rainbow!
KIDS – SUMMER @ THE V&A MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
It’s almost summer holiday but if the little ones just can’t wait for whatever summer vacay you’ve planned you can always give them a sneak preview by taking them to the beach… yes right in East London opened from 21st – 2nd September.