5 Things To Do This Week in London January 31- February 6

There’s plenty of things to do in the capital, as always. From outdoor fitness classes in historic venues to new restaurant opening, here’s five fun things to do in London this week… 

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1 The Money Heist: The Experience, South Kensington
Immersive experiences are all the rage at the moment, and Money Heist: The Experience gives you the opportunity to live your Oceans Eleven or, indeed, Money Heist dream, without risking arrest. With a minimum group of six people, you have to step up for the challenge of pulling off a robbery in one of London’s most iconic locations. So grab your red overalls and put on your mask.
Dates: Various dates through to the end of February
Tickets: From £43
Address: 79-85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington SW7 3LD

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2 Leadenhall Market StreetGym, City
Leadenhall Market has teamed up with StreetGym for a series of outdoor fitness classes throughout February, which are a great way to shake off the working day. Jog, crunch and burpee your way through medieval streets and alleyways, and past historical sites such as the capital’s first coffee house and the ruins of the church of St Dunstan in the East, which was bombed during the Blitz in WW2. Exercises will be bodyweight based and will utilise street furniture and architecture as workstations.
Date: Thursday, February 3
Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm
Tickets: £5
Address: Gracechurch St, London, EC3V 1LT

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3 Queer Botanical Drawing Workshop, Chelsea Physic Garden, Chelsea
Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month, the Chelsea Physic Garden is teaming up with Queer Botany to host A Dash of Lavender, which looks at the garden’s plants through as queer botanica lens. As part of this, there will be a queer botanical drawing workshop, suitable for all levels that has as focus on queerness and finding inspiration in nature. Materials will be provided, but you can bring your own if you like.
Date: Sunday, February 6
Tickets: £15
Time: 1pm
Address: 66 Royal Hospital Road Chelsea SW3 4HS

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4 Delicious Pho, Spitalfields
Canada’s Delicious Pho will open its first UK site in Spitalfields on Tuesday, February 1 – the start of the Lunar New Year. To mark its opening and the celebration, the Vietnamese restaurant will be giving out lucky red envelopes to visitors during its launch week complete with rewards, prizes and discounts such as 50 per cent off your meal, and free drinks or desserts. With menu boasting traditional southern Vietnamese recipes like warming pho, summer rolls, zingy salads and noodle dishes, there’s plenty of choice for vegetarians and meat eaters alike.
Opens: February 1
Address: 3-6 Steward Street E1 6FQ

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5 Eataly Wine Festival, Liverpool Street
Love wine? Italian foodie goliath Eataly is holding a wine festival – the perfect event to end Dry January on. More than 30 wines will be available to sample and guests can take home an Eataly wine glass and pouch. Experts will be on hand to guide you through Eataly’s Il Vino – the UK’s largest stock of Italian wine – and offer tasting notes and advice.
Date: February 4-6
Time: 4pm-10pm or 12pm-8pm
Price: £20/£30 five wine tastings (75ml)/10 wine tastings (75ml)
Address: 135 Bishopsgate EC2M 3YD

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