May 2017 Sunday
Antigua and Barbuda beach shack
The first ever Caribbean-inspired pop up beach shack has launched at Archer Street Bar. Grab a cocktail, get your flip flops on and be transported to the laid-back glamour of Antigua and Barbuda with its picture-perfect beaches, sublime sunsets and warm welcome. Inspired by the popular hideaway to A-list celebrities like Elton John, Eric Clapton, Lord Sainsbury and Sir Paul McCartney, this fun London hot spot will offer live singing shows and ice cold holiday cocktails. Antigua’s authentic roots will shine through the Rum and Calypso themed live entertainment and music acts during the evenings. A thatched shack will be centre stage and a 180 degree panoramic view of the Shirley Height’s deep orange and purple sunsets will be surrounding you. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has also recently launched a new Beach Bar Trail to show visitors some of the best spots across its 365 sun-soaked beaches - from foodie gems to romantic hotspots, party bars to hidden hangouts that only the locals know about. Perfect for a fun night out with friends or to exclusively hire for your upcoming tropical-inspired summer party, the Antigua and Barbuda Beach Shack at Archer Street Bar will offer a sizzling combination of upbeat music, colourful cocktails, delicious Antiguan snacks and real pure white sand to sink your feet into.
May 2017 Saturday
Dulwich Festival Fair on Goose Green
The Dulwich Festival Fair on Goose Green is part of the wider Dulwich Festival. Started in 1993, the Dulwich Festival makes a huge variety of artistic events easily available to the whole Dulwich community and celebrates a range of local talent, both professional and amateur. Run as an independent charity by a small group of volunteers, the Festival this year runs from 12th – 21th May. Now in its 12th year the Dulwich Festival Fair will bring together a selection of the best craftspeople, designers, independent shops, family fun, bars and cafes from East Dulwich. The event is designed to be a fun, non-profit making day for all the community. There will be lots of activities for the entire family from bouncy castles and face painting for children to a beer tent (provided by East Dulwich Tavern), delicious food stalls and plenty of entertainment. Look out for Anna Jacobs' designs, described by the Evening Standard as ‘exquisite’, and now stocked in Heal’s. Her latest homewares collection is on show including lamps, cushions, limited-edition prints, greeting cards and original paintings.