Saturday, 4 November 2017

Things to do this weekend in Leeds, Scotland, London and New York

Not sure what to do this weekend?  Well here are a few ideas for my followers who live in or near Leeds, Scotland, London and New York:


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Legendary Museum Lates return on Fri 10 Nov
 
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Prepare for a Jacobite takeover next Friday as our legendary Museum Lates  return to mark the final weekend of the Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland.
 
Dust off the do-si-dos for a ceilidh to remember in the Grand Gallery led by The Jacobites ceilidh band, or dance the night away in the silent disco. Then traditional meets contemporary as headliners RnB pop duo Bossy Love take to the stage.
 
In the auditorium find out what it's like working on Outlander from supporting cast members and experts from the hit television series. Separate Jacobite fact from fiction with our exhibition curators and join the author and founder of REEK Perfume, Sara Sheridan, to find out how the Jacobite era inspired her perfume creations.
 
Elsewhere, have fun with Jacobite costume capers, learn about Drambuie's Jacobite history and create your own Outlander scene with the Edinburgh Sketcher.
 
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Last time at Museum Lates

 
 
Fancy dress fun, music, dancing and so much more... See highlights from our Museum Late: Monkey Business.
 
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5 Things to Do This Weekend


The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dropping. Winter is well and truly on its way, and with it an array of exciting events, pop-ups and exhibitions to get you in the festive mood.

Whether you fancy rooftop ice-skating or getting your Christmas shopping done early, we've found plenty of ways for you to spend the weekend. Culture vultures: head to the new East Meets West show at the Design Centre while it's in town, or pop into the Hull Comedy Festival for some world-class performances. And remember, remember – this Sunday is Bonfire Night, so head to one of our top spots to enjoy the fireworks.
 
 
East Meets West at The Design Centre
 
 
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour is launching a new exhibition focusing on the culture, creativity and influence of the Far East, entitled 'East Meets West'.
The exhibition opens today, exploring how Eastern style has caught the imagination of the West. With top designers, architects, collectors and dealers, the exhibition aims to promote London as a centre of expertise for Asian art.

The selling exhibition will take visitors on a journey of exploration of Eastern influences through contemporary Asian treasures and rare antique artefacts. Visitors can enjoy talks, demonstrations, workshops and tours, seeing masters of their crafts showcase their skills up close. 2 – 11 November

Read our preview here
 
 
Let's Get Festive!
 
Dolce & Gabbana X Harrods
The D&G X Harrods festive takeover is here, with a series of events and exciting pop-ups. It all kicks off tonight, with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana unveiling the windows and turning on the Christmas tree lights. 2 Nov
 
Skylight Winter Oasis
The Skylight winter pop-up opens tonight, promising London's first ever rooftop ice skating rink and plenty of winter treats including mulled wine, cheese and chocolate fondue. Keep an eye out for one-off events and DJ nights. From 2 Nov, free entry
 
 
 
Hull Comedy Festival
 
 
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Hull Comedy Festival is pulling out all the stops this year. Over the 20 days, there will be a variety of 40 performances from big TV names such as Katherine Ryan and Joel Dommett as well as local and regional talent including some family-friendly performances which will all be directed by Jed Salisbury. Full list of shows here. 2 – 22 November.

Check out our country culture diary here to stay up to date with all the best events beyond London...
 
 
Remember, Remember...
 
Ascot Fireworks Spectacular
Kicking off the Jumps Season with a proverbial bang! Ascot’s Fireworks Spectacular will include fireworks and fabulous horse racing as well as fairground rides, light walkers, LED jugglers and balloon artists. All proceeds go to local charities. 4 Nov
 
Bluebird Bonfire Night
Chelsea landmark Bluebird is hosting a special Bonfire Night celebration, with toffee apples, pulled pork from the rotisserie and firecracker cocktails. Cuddle up under thick blankets and watch the mesmerising display in style. 4 Nov
 
 
 
Get into the Spirit of Christmas
 
 
If you haven’t had a chance to get down to the Spirit of Christmas Fair at London Olympia this week, don't fear – it's on until Sunday!

Christmas fairs and markets are a great way to find interesting brands doing something a little different for festive gifting. At the mammoth Spirit of Christmas Fair, we found a host of wonderful new and undiscovered brands with brilliant stories and unique gift ideas to give you a head-start with your festive shopping – read our guide here.

In festive spirit already? Check out our guide to the best hampers for 2017, best Christmas jumpers and the winter pop-ups that are spreading Christmas cheer this year. It's never too early!
 
 
Book It Now: #CookForSyria Launch Banquet
 
Support the nationwide fundraising initiative by attending the special launch dinner at Petersham Nurseries Richmond. The Syrian-inspired feast will be created by the restaurant's executive chefs and Syrian restaurant entrepreneur Imad Alarnab. Buy tickets here. 9 Nov
 
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As usual, we just love conjuring up some potential plans for ya, here's your good ole' weekend guide! 🍻🍸
We've come up with some top-notch date ideas for this November, so you can step your game up! ️️ 🍹 πŸ™  Not that you need to or anything...
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The countdown is on, we are but hours away from the NYC Craft Beer Festival πŸ». Snag your 🎟 tickets 🎟 yet?
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Weekend Guide
Better take advantage of this suddenly gorgeous weather, while it lasts.

The NYC Craft Beer Fest is only the beginning of the packed weekend we've got ahead of us, check it out! Read more…
Bringing Home the Dough
These guys arent making you feel any guilt about sneaking that little (or huge) piece of raw cookie dough.

In fact, they're doing just the opposite, and giving the people what they want!

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Oo La La!
The list of romantic date destinations around here is essentially endless.

Giving you no valid excuse for not keeping it fresh and interesting!

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Feeling Lucky?
You deserve a little vacation, wouldn't you say?

Enter for your chance to win an overnight stay at this East End hotel, along with complimentary tastings at three Long Island vineyards.
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The Rewind/Unwind
It's vintage galore at this 90's themed thrift store that opened in the East Village.
You deserve to eat well with your friends and experience good music live, so check out our November concert and restaurant guide. 
If you know anyone who'd appreciate some daily lovin' from spoiled NYC, forward them this email.
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Happy Friday, fam! We made it to the weekend.
The fall chill's got us all set to snuggle up with bae (or the cat, no judgment) and tune into November's watch list. The movies and shows we've been waiting for have finally arrived!
Craving sweets but bogged down by the seemingly endless options? We've got the lowdown on NYC's tastiest desserts. Not only are these sugary treats yummy, they're totally insta-worthy.
Follow one pup's journey to find the perfect bed and finally make his forever home as comfy as it should be. This is one story you won't forget. [sponsored]
We know our opinions differ from our parents on just about everything and now we have the proof: Millennials are killing these brands off faster than you can say, "See ya, Hooters!"
Sweet Deal
Unless you've been living under a rock-candy, you know that NYC is home to some of the world's absolute best desserts.

But if you've been so overwhelmed by the sweet options that you don't know where to start, your time is now! We're letting you know where to find the yummiest (and most instagrammable) treats in our roundup.

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The Watch List
Are you Shameless about your Showtime addiction or do you feel Godless when your shitty wi-fi slows down your Netlix game? Us too.

There are even some movies we'd brave the cold trek to see in theaters, among them 3 Bilboards, LBJ, and Lady Bird. You can always warm up with some popcorn!



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Killling It
Us young'ins are killing off a ton of brands apparently, according to this insightful portrait of the things that do and don't matter to us.

For example, we prefer the more functional paper towels to napkins and dislike sleazy "breastaraunts" like Hooters! Maybe there's hope for us after all. Read more…
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A dog's life may be a little less stressful than the rest of ours but that doesn't mean it can't get ruff.

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The Rewind/Unwind
Also, big big apologies to anyone who received a copy of The Stoop yesterday. Human error and fat thumbs, you know how it be sometimes.
Still looking for weekend plans? We got a weekend guide for you. You're welcome. 
Spice things up the boo thang with our November date guide too. Go out there and enjoy life!
Finally, farewell to our friends over at Gothamist and DNAInfo, who were shut down yesterday. You will be missed.
Enjoy the rest of your Friday and make some friends this weekend!
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