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Gravity's Guide

Gravity's Guide: Weekly Wanders #9

Things to do in London this week - 6th June until 12th June 2022

 

Hampton Court Palace Festival

📅 When: 9-25 June

📍 Where: Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Ct Way, East Molesey KT8 9AU

🎟️ Tickers from £50.00, buy here

Picnic and drink in the beautiful East Front Gardens and see live world-class acts like Elbow, McFly, George Benson, Jack Savoretti, Kacey Musgraves, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe in the spectacular historical setting of the stunning Tudor Courtyard of Henry VIII's majestic palace.

 

World Naked Bike Ride

📅 When: 11 June

📍 Where: Different locations across London

🎟️ Free entrance, find more information here

The World Naked Bike Ride is a global protest movement, raising awareness of issues such as the safety of cyclists on the road, reducing oil dependence and celebrating body freedom. While it's a "naked" bike ride, you can go as bare as you dare – body painting and fancy dress are welcome. It's fun, legal and a worthy cause!

 

Barnet Medieval Festival

📅 When: 11-12 June

📍 Where: Barnet Elizabethans RFC, Byng Rd, Barnet EN5 4NP

🎟️ Tickets £5.00, buy here

Barnet Medieval Festival is London's only medieval festival of its kind, dedicated to engaging people in the history of the Battle of Barnet and its significance within the Wars of the Roses. Expect knights on horseback, re-enactments of battles, firepower displays, music, dance and storytelling, archery and a medieval market with a range of food and drink stalls.

 

Junipalooza Gin Festival

📅 When: 11-12 June

📍 Where: Tobacco Dock, Wapping Ln, London E1W 2SF

🎟️ Tickets from £30.00, buy here

Meet some of the biggest names in the gin industry, responsible for some of the most iconic gins in the world. With over 60 different distillers and well over 300 different gins, you’ll be able to try both neat gin and gin with tonic, join free masterclasses and enjoy an independent food court and a lounge with music and seating.

 

Activity of the week

Koren Tea Tasting Workshop

📅 When: Every other Wednesday

📍 Where: be-oom, 27 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QL

🎟️ Tickets £35.50, buy here

You'll explore the history, terroir and production processes of Korean tea, learn how they differ from teas of other origins and brew 5 different types of Korean tea (green, black, flower, herbal and powder tea) and pair them with snacks. All teas in this workshop are sourced from small farms in Korea.