‘Tis the season for a little bit of luxury, so why not sprinkle some sparkle on your schedule with our Indytute picks of glorious gilded pleasure. Go on, treat yourself - all that glitters doesn’t have to break the bank.
Put a sheen on your chakras with some DISCO yoga! ‘Glitz up’ and get on down(ward dog) for an energising sequence of festive fitness that will give you a seasonal shine from the inside out. Reboot your body before the next big do and rejuvenate your mind ready to face the shops with a smile on your face. And with a super tasty, super-food inspired cocktail waiting for your after class, an evening’s flow-ho-ho at this Boogie Wonderland will leave you radiant!
The biggest ball pits in town have gone gold, and over at Ballie Ballerson there’s a sack full of surprises in store to make your night a Christmas cracker. Pop the prosecco and tuck into a party platter at one of their bottomless brunches or grab a mate and dive in for two hours of seasonal silliness well worth taking those woolly socks off for! If you’re looking for a way to let your inner big kid go wild this winter, this gig gets the gold star.
Bathe in the dazzling lights of an after-dark trail as Kew Garden’s nighttime spectacular returns with a new route and new dramatic installations. Weave your way around the park under a cascading archway illuminated by the soft haze of flickering fairy-fire branches. Cozy up under an evergreen canopy drenched in rich seasonal colour as jets of light shoot across the pond and a Victorian carousel spins to the sound of Christmas classics. At the end of the night, warm your cold hands on a mug of mulled wine and toast marshmallows on a roaring fire-pit: this wondrous winter wilderness will ignite all your senses.
Adult Tickets £16, Kew Gardens: 20th November - 5th January, 5pm - 10pm (last entry 7.40pm)
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Who says you need £100* to add some gold to your glass? Popaball’s range of iridescent shimmers, bursting bubbles and lustrous liquors will pimp that prosecco or glam up your gin for a fraction of the price of a George VI. They even do glitter jams...now that’s what we call a toast!
From £3.99, Popaball
*Although if you have it, the diamond-infused decadence of the city’s most opulent Christmassy cocktail is ready for decoding at The Bletchley.