May reminds us that summer and the season of festivals is upon us! Let’s just call it a practice month – you have time to make sure your summer-bod and diary are packed and ready for the summer months to come. Just in case you need some help #Wegotyou! here are a few activities #QbicRecommends
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 – SANDWICH FEST 2017
They say Brits love a good sandwich, 11.5 billion each year to be specific. That’s why it came as no surprise that the first ever sandwich festival will be taking place at Space Gallery Courtyard on Saturday 20th. 8 sandwich specialist, craft beer, live music, cocktails all to celebrate British Sandwich week.
DRINK – THE REAL WINE FAIR
Who needs to feel bad for drinking wine when you’re at a fair dedicated to ‘Real wine’? Not saying other wines are fake but these are made organically, biodynamically and naturally… So, you might as well just pop this in your diary for 7th – 8th May at Tobacco Dock.
SEE – CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
With a renowned mix of plant specialists, florists and garden designers coming together, we guarantee you’ll be amazed by the beautiful colours and stunning arrangements at the Chelsea flower show. From the 23rd – 27th whether you need inspiration or just an excuse to relax and meditate this show is one for the books!
LISTEN – WE ARE FSTVL
Let’s be honest – do you really want to miss out on a dance festival that has managed to bag awards for Best New Festival, Best Medium Sized Festival and Best International Festival? Taking place from 26th – 28th, We Are FSTVL promises to deliver an even more spectacular event.
DO – DANCE FITNESS BY SWEDISH FIT!
If you haven’t already started your summer-bod workouts we’ve got something to kick you off… This fun dance fitness class by Swedish Fit makes sure you’re having too much fun to notice that you’re working out! If only every workout had this effect on you right?
GO – LONDON PIZZA FESTIVAL
Ok – so we’re cheating just a little here by adding another eating activity but in our defence, it is still something you can go to, right? Also, it’s a pizza festival… just let that sink in. You’d be crazy not to clear your schedule on May
SHOP – ROMAN ROAD MARKET
When in London right? Make sure you visit the most affordable women’s fashion and homeware on the traditional East End street. With several irresistible stalls this market is not for the weak-minded! There’s a handful of special food and dessert stalls to make your shopping experience just that much more satisfying.
PARTY – SUMMER ROOFTOP LAUNCH
This is not just another rooftop… Queen of Hoxton are going all out this year and literally bringing you a floating Island. They have decked their rooftop into a Neverland adventure and extended the invite! The summer launch party will be one you won’t want to miss.
KIDS – NATIONAL PET SHOW
Of course, we saved the best for last, this one is especially for the kids! After all who loves your pet more than they do? From the 6th – 7th Excel are giving your family the chance to rub shoulders with animal celebrities and pet experts at the nations most loved pet show