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Whether you’re a single pringle, locked down, loved up or everything in-between, London has a whole host of fun events happening this Wednesday to help you celebrate (or berate) the internationally renowned hallmark celebration of love.
Switch off the Netflix, dry your tears and put that gallon of 99p neapolitan ice cream away… We’ve done our research and scouted out the best events happening around our city fringe locations, to help you make the most out of the day.
Drag Queen Bingo @ Queen of Hoxton
For those looking for balls on a budget, head to Queen of Hoxton, where for the price of 1 whole British pound you can participate in an evening of cringe-worthy gags, gag worthy puns and more sass than you can handle. Join Felix le Freak and special guest Orange Gina as they serve up Valentines day realness and whole host of genuinely underwhelming prizes.
When? 14th February, 8pm.
Tickets available here.
Fall in Love with a Stranger @ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen
Swiping left to the point of carpal tunnel? Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen might have the solution… Formulating London’s first ever social experiment based on Mandy Le Catron’s Modern Love essay; this valentines, you’re invited to share a drink with other hopeful romantics as you recite 36 intimate questions to one another and let cupid do the rest. Better yet, the event is free to selected applicants.
Find out more here.
Nature Morte Late @ Guildhall Art Gallery
Fancy studying something deader than your love life this Valentines Day? Head down to Guildhall Art Gallery and take part in their Nature Morte Late, where for £15 you can participate in some still life (death) drawing, view some unique artworks, sip cocktails, and learn some new taxidermy skills, whilst DJ Museum of Vinyl play a soundtrack of tunes inspired by the theme of life and death…
Tickets available here.
Sex in the City @ Secret London Runs
Fancy getting hot under the collar? Take part in Secret London Runs’ Sex in the City special, as you titter through from Cock Lane in Smithfield to The Ship Pub in SoHo and learn all about London’s smutty past. With a free gift (+25% off orders) from LoveHoney.com and a glass of prosecco to round it all off, we can certainly think of worse ways to work out!
Classes available to book according to speed and ability. Find out more here.