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11 London Events You Should Be Going to This September

Published On 09/01/2015 Published On 09/01/2015

Summer may have hung up its hat early this year, but that doesn’t mean you have to. Throw on a scarf, grab some liquid warmth, and get the most of the month with these amazing events...

Bompas & Parr

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Sep 1-30

Alcoholic Architecture From the geniuses at Bompas & Parr, this pop-up Borough Market bar is a “walk-in cloud of breathable cocktail.” Yes, you read that right. This is what they mean when they say a bar has atmosphere.

Borough Market

Alcoholic Architecture Borough Market From the geniuses at Bompas & Parr, this pop-up Borough Market bar is a “walk-in cloud of breathable cocktail.” Yes, you read that right. This is what they mean when they say a bar has atmosphere.

Courtesy of Carousel

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Sep 1-5

John Gregory-Smith residency Chef and writer John Gregory-Smith will be taking over the kitchen for a week at Carousel. He's showcasing favorites from his new book Turkish Delights, inspired by his adventures in (you guessed it) Turkey, so get ready to sink your teeth into four courses filled with charcoal-grilled sardines and lamb tenderloin with laban, smoked aubergine paste & chilli butter.

Carousel

John Gregory-Smith residency Carousel Chef and writer John Gregory-Smith will be taking over the kitchen for a week at Carousel. He's showcasing favorites from his new book Turkish Delights, inspired by his adventures in (you guessed it) Turkey, so get ready to sink your teeth into four courses filled with charcoal-grilled sardines and lamb tenderloin with laban, smoked aubergine paste & chilli butter.

Instagram/londonshellco

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Sep 2 Wed

London Shell Company’s That’s right, you can gorge yourself on seafood, on a boat, somewhere in Angel. There’ll only be a dozen spots each night, and the chef is a Pollen Street Social alum.

Angel

London Shell Company’s Angel That’s right, you can gorge yourself on seafood, on a boat, somewhere in Angel. There’ll only be a dozen spots each night, and the chef is a Pollen Street Social alum.

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Sep 4 Fri

Get MasterChef-level Brazilian food MasterChef: The Professionals semifinalist Luciana Berry, along with her fellow Brazilian service expert Lucio Lopes, will be providing three courses of delicious Latin treats for you to judge.

Putney

Get MasterChef-level Brazilian food Putney MasterChef: The Professionals semifinalist Luciana Berry, along with her fellow Brazilian service expert Lucio Lopes, will be providing three courses of delicious Latin treats for you to judge.

Twitter/Manhattans Project

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Sep 4 Fri

Manhattans Project The brown-booze loving folks at MP are about to lay an a-bomb on your taste buds with their three-month pop-up at Pond in Dalston. Expect point-perfect classics and all-new signatures.

Pond

Manhattans Project Pond The brown-booze loving folks at MP are about to lay an a-bomb on your taste buds with their three-month pop-up at Pond in Dalston. Expect point-perfect classics and all-new signatures.

Grillstock BBQ

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Sep 5-6

Grillstock Meat. Music. Mayhem. It’s hard to say which is the biggest draw here, because it’s like the trifecta of a perfect day. It features headliners like Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Razorlight, plus the epic “King of the Grill” competition will see 24 teams battle it out over seven rounds of meat-heavy challenges. Throw in eating competitions, bars, and fire breathers, and you’ll be talking about this one 'til next year.

Chestnut Field, Walthamstow

Grillstock Chestnut Field, Walthamstow Meat. Music. Mayhem. It’s hard to say which is the biggest draw here, because it’s like the trifecta of a perfect day. It features headliners like Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Razorlight, plus the epic “King of the Grill” competition will see 24 teams battle it out over seven rounds of meat-heavy challenges. Throw in eating competitions, bars, and fire breathers, and you’ll be talking about this one 'til next year.

On Blackheath

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Sep 12-13

On Blackheath Festival Head south of the river for a weekend festival within city limits. Watch sets from Elbow, Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Kelis, and more. If filling your mouth is more of your thing, The Food Busker has curated its annual Chefs Club banquets and cooking demos with the pros, plus special guest Kelis. Yeah, that Kelis.

Dartmouth Field, Blackheath

On Blackheath Festival Dartmouth Field, Blackheath Head south of the river for a weekend festival within city limits. Watch sets from Elbow, Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Kelis, and more. If filling your mouth is more of your thing, The Food Busker has curated its annual Chefs Club banquets and cooking demos with the pros, plus special guest Kelis. Yeah, that Kelis.

Events in the Sky UK

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Sep 17-30

London in the Sky Back for a second year, get ready to eat one of the best meals in London while suspended 25 meters in the air. Top chefs like Dan Doherty from Duck & Waffle, Tom Aikens of Tom’s Kitchen, Robert Ortiz of Lima, and others will be serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a ridiculous backdrop of London’s skyline. Ditch your fear of heights on the ground, and this will blow your mind.

St Katharine Docks

London in the Sky St Katharine Docks Back for a second year, get ready to eat one of the best meals in London while suspended 25 meters in the air. Top chefs like Dan Doherty from Duck & Waffle, Tom Aikens of Tom’s Kitchen, Robert Ortiz of Lima, and others will be serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a ridiculous backdrop of London’s skyline. Ditch your fear of heights on the ground, and this will blow your mind.

Meatopia UK

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Sep 19-20

Meatopia Meat lovers rejoice; trust us when we say this is your paradise. In the third edition of this American transplant, over 40 chefs will have their way with chops, cuts, full beasts, and everything in between. What's meat without beer? This year it's got a craft beer area (“Craftopia”) where you can wash down your protein goodness with some cold ones. Pre-sales were gone in a flash, but there will still be tickets available at the door so get there early.

Tobacco Dock

Meatopia Tobacco Dock Meat lovers rejoice; trust us when we say this is your paradise. In the third edition of this American transplant, over 40 chefs will have their way with chops, cuts, full beasts, and everything in between. What's meat without beer? This year it's got a craft beer area (“Craftopia”) where you can wash down your protein goodness with some cold ones. Pre-sales were gone in a flash, but there will still be tickets available at the door so get there early.

Courtesy of Tequila and Mezcal Fest

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Sep 19-20

Tequila and Mezcal Fest Back for its sophomore year, it’s never been a better time for the best of agave. Mexico and the UK are buddying up this year, so get ready to expand your mind and your palate with a huge selection of tequila and mezcal. It’ll be full culture immersion with Mexican street food, mariachi alongside folklore dancers, art, and photography.

Old Spitalfields Market

Tequila and Mezcal Fest Old Spitalfields Market Back for its sophomore year, it’s never been a better time for the best of agave. Mexico and the UK are buddying up this year, so get ready to expand your mind and your palate with a huge selection of tequila and mezcal. It’ll be full culture immersion with Mexican street food, mariachi alongside folklore dancers, art, and photography.

London Chili Festival

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Sep 27 Sun

The Festival of Heat Bring on the heat at London’s chilli festival over in Shoreditch. Now in its third year, it's a celebration of growing, cooking, eating, and joyfully suffering through the various forms of the deceptively hot vegetable. With food stalls covering cuisine from spicy regions in Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, and more -- plus ice cream -- there’s a chilli for everyone.

Red Market

The Festival of Heat Red Market Bring on the heat at London’s chilli festival over in Shoreditch. Now in its third year, it's a celebration of growing, cooking, eating, and joyfully suffering through the various forms of the deceptively hot vegetable. With food stalls covering cuisine from spicy regions in Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, and more -- plus ice cream -- there’s a chilli for everyone.

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