Today, November 23rd, publisher Penguin Bookshop is opening a pop-up shop in collaboration with gal-dem and Waterstones in occasion of the launch of Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming. The shop, located on 2 Bury Place, is a temporary venue and will close down a week from now, on November 30th. In the next seven days, a number of talks, parties, workshops and events will be hosted. The focus is, as well as on the former first lady’s book, will be on women and non-binary Afro American writers, activists and journalists. Visitors will also get the one-off chance to see an exhibition showcasing unseen photographs portraying Michelle both as a young girl with her family and as the successful woman we’re accustomed to. On November 3rd, Obama will be in conversation with novelist
Words: Lavinia Petrucci | Subbing: Joanne Clark The museum of drug policy gives an insight into drug regulations and its criminalisation with the use of art and uplifting talks and workshops in the heart of Southwark. The museum of drug policy is a free pop museum that opened in the London Bridge area from the 3rd until the 5th of November. First launched in New York City in April 2016, and later in Montreal, the museum came to London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Release, a UK based non-profit organisation that provides specialist advice to the public and campaigns for the decriminalisation of drug use. With more than 60 pieces of art, the museum is aimed at demonstrating how drug policies affect communities from all over the world. Using art to convey this powerful message...
There is no doubt that Halloumi is taking over the city, with hundreds of restaurants over London endorsing Cyprus’ favourite cheese. The pop-up restaurant, ‘Say Hallou-mi to Cyprus!’ was originally only meant to be open for a week, however the dates sold out so quickly that the event has been extended for around another ten days until November 26th (so make sure you get your bookings in quick). The restaurant is situated in the trendy area of Hoxton, where head chef Francis Puyat has created a menu consisting of five tasting dishes for the fans of this particular cheese. Day two of our @visitcyprus #sayhalloumicyprus halloumi pop up at @100Restaurants & everyone still loving all the cheese! 🧀 @RoosterPR pic.twitter.com/IFxpWlpUDs — Melissa (@mel_pud) November 14, 2017 https:/
Get excited! Just over a month after launching online in the UK, Glossier is opening a pop-up shop in London It looks like Glossier is the gift that keeps on giving. Is Christmas coming early this year? As if the UK launch and the release of the You fragrance were not enough, the brand is opening its first brick and mortar shop in the capital. Emily Weiss, Founder & CEO of Glossier told Glamour: “We’re overwhelmed by the reception Glossier has received in the UK. British women are so engaged with Glossier—we’ve seen thousands of customers posting about their new Glossier products on Instagram in the past few weeks. We’re excited to continue growing our community in London, and look forward to bringing the Glossier IRL experience to the UK”. The brand is taking over a bea