Sipsmith Gin Palace

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Last week, the Sipsmith Gin Palace at The Langham, London opened its doors. The Palm court, which is traditionally associated with afternoon tea, was transformed into an opulent gin palace celebrating the glamour of the mid 1800’s. As a Story newbie, this was my first event, and it did not disappoint. Not only was there… Read more »

The Novel Diner’s American Pyscho

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Take one urban retreat, a bunch of literary foodies and a pinch of 80’s glamour and you get The Novel Diner’s latest pop-up, American Psycho. Brainchild of the endlessly talented Mina Holland and Claire Coutinho, The Novel Diner aims to transport its guests into the pages of each book with a combination of costume, set… Read more »

The Chicken Shop, Kentish Town

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Arise, Lady Lucy. Sadly I’m not the Queen. If I were, high up the honours list would be my friend Lucy who has just magicked Chicken Shop (http://www.chickenshop.com) into existence up in Kentish Town. Obviously there was a great team involved, and in her interviews she’d give them full credit. However, to all intents and… Read more »