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Top 10 Valentine’s Special

Is the time ticking and you still don’t know what to organise for this Valentine’s? Read the article as we mention for you some of the things you could be doing with a close one on this special day.

 

1. Valentine’s Late Night Keats

Keats House, London

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever, so why loose the chance to visit one of the most romantic houses in London? If you wish to express the same poetic love Keats addressed to his beloved Fanny Brawne, take part to this fantastic event organised in the house of this romantic genius. All in the name of life, love and literature!

Event details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/keats-house-4777597709

 

2. Strike someone’s mind on a bowling alley 

Rowans Bowl, Finsbury Park

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Are you ready to score? Well, put on the best game for the night because the haven’s of bowling, karaoke and cocktails awaits you! Just a few steps from Finsbury Park, the Rowans Bowl is the perfect fun night out. Hearth of entertainment since 1913, it survived two world wars and hosted The Beatles in ’63. And don’t forget… they deliver your pizza right straight to you lane or karaoke booth!

Find more about it: http://rowans.co.uk

 

3. Royal Observatory

Greenwich, London

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What could be more romantic then a starry night? The Royal Observatory in Greenwich gives you the opportunity to take a closer look at it until the 31st of March 2019. The event “The Sky Tonight Live” will guide you through a fascinating discovery of next month’s stars. Plan your journey ahead and do not forget about the other attractions, such as “Phantom of the Universe”. Take a selfie along the Prime Meridian Line and enjoy the beautiful view from the park!

Find more about it: https://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory

 

4. Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich, London

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Can you believe that this gallery was the first purpose-built public art gallery in the world? With its peaceful surroundings and beautiful garden, the museum is an ideal spot for your artsy Valentine.  And if this doesn’t do the magic, maybe a walk into the beautiful village will…

Find more about it: https://www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk/whats-on/?category=52724&date=

 

5. Little Venice

Warwick Avenue, London

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A nice canal, swans, beautiful flowers and cute colourful boats… what could you ask more? Take a walk along the river and simply enjoy the view. And if you are not a walking type of person, grab a coffee at the Waterside Cafe and have a chat with your other half. To end your day splendidly, jump on the London Waterbus and make your way to Camden. There you will find plenty of bars and restaurants for every taste!

Find more about it: https://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/little-venice-area-guide

 

6. Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust

Queen of Hoxton, Shoreditch

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Are you looking for something less mainstream to do on Valentine’s day? Join the Queen of Hoxton for a night of love and liberation. Then do not miss out this brilliant event showcasing poetry by Classical Arab women, spanning from names such as Hafsa bint al-Hajj Arrakuniya’s and Wallada bint al-Mustakfi to more contemporary female artists.

Event details: https://queen-of-hoxton.eventcube.io/events/9919/arabic-poetry-of-love-lust-7000-years-of-female-desire

 

7. Painting and Prosecco Valentine’s Special

Urban Meadow, Bayswater 

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Unleash your creativity with a brush in your hand… and a glass of Prosecco in the other! This workshop could be the perfect opportunity to reinforce a special bond. Spend a few hours trying to paint your own version of Felix Vallotton’s kissing couple and enjoy those brush strokes while a professional artist guides the way through art.

Event details: https://popuppainting.com/event/painting-prosecco-valentine-special-notting-hill-gate-thursday-14-february/

 

8. Go whisky tasting

Cadenhead’s, London

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Only for the finest palate, we propose a pretentious day in name of the good old whisky tasting. Head down to Chiltern Street and discover one of London’s oldest whisky shops. One of the few independent left, Cadenhead’s selects its products from distilleries all over Scotland and bottled them without filtration.

Find more about it: https://www.whiskytastingroom.com

 

9. Go dine in the dark

Dans Le Noir, Clerkenwell

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Make dinner a new activity and explore you senses eating in complete darkness at Dans Le Noir. Choose between the different courses and types of menus, and make this Valentine a unique experience. And if dinner wasn’t satisfying enough, head to the upstairs lounge and enjoy the Silent Bar for a night of alternative communication.

Find more about it: http://london.danslenoir.com/en/home/

 

10. Go speed dating 

Draft House, London

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If you are single and want to get out of your comfort zone this year, why not try speed dating? With last year event sold out days before the date, the Draft House organises the biggest speed dating event on Valentine’s Day. You will be given 2.5 hours to meet as many fabulous people as possible, and will be able to stay afterwords and have a chat with them. So, have you signed up already? The perfect partner might be just around the corner… or bell!

Events details: https://www.speeddater.co.uk/event/speed-dating/London/details/36290