Seven superb pop-ups happening in London this May


Strike a warrior pose on a rooftop, sort out your houseplants, or tuck into milk and cookies at this month’s selection of the top pop-ups in town. 

Grace & Thorn pop-up at Habitat 

If the foliage in your flat could use a little TLC, East London florist Grace & Thorn are bringing their botanical knowledge to Habitat on Tottenham Court Road this month. Alongside an eye-catching installation, G&T founder Nik Southern will be running a series of workshops to mark the launch of her new book ‘How Not To Kill Your Houseplants’. Habitat, 196-199 Tottenham Court Rd, W1T 7PJ.

River Island

River Island x MeeBox pop-up nail bar

River Island in Marble Arch are setting up their very first beauty hub in collaboration with MeeBox, a fun subscription box company devoted to all things nails. To mark the occasion, they’ll be serving up freebie manis on May 5 and 6, inspired by the shop’s latest collections. River Island Marble Arch Parkhouse, 473 Oxford St, W1C 2AU. Fridays and Saturdays from May 5. 10am-6pm.

BABEK brothers

Babek Spitalfields

Love kebabs? Love cocktails? Enjoy the best of both from May 10 as the meat and liquour-loving Babek Brothers will be rocking up to Spitalfields for three weeks. Expect slick drinks and a fancy selection of kebabs to soak up all the booze. The Canvas Cafe, 42 Hanbury St, E1 5JL. From May 10 to June 2.

Fat Buddha Yoga at Coq d’Argent

Add a little namaste to your day with Fat Buddha Yoga’s new series of early morning sessions at Coq d’Argent’s rooftop garden. The 60-minute session will be a chance to stretch along to a lively music mix and catch cracking views of the London skyline (it’s such a beaut). Coq d’Argent, No.1 Poultry, EC2R 8EJ. Thursdays, 7.30-8.30am. £15.

Plant-to-plate supper club in the Skip Garden

Not enough veg in your diet? Load up on your greens at this supper club in the fitting setting of the Skip Garden in King’s Cross. Along with matching wines, the five-course meal will more fresh, seasonal ingredients than you can shake a (carrot) stick at. Dig in! Skip Garden, 1 Tapper Walk, King’s Cross, N1C 4AQ. May 16. £35.

Blondies Kitchen’s milk and cookies bar pop-up at Selfridges

Grab a snack the American way at the Blondies Kitchen month-long pop-up bar in Selfridges’ food hall. The fair-haired baking duo are serving six varieties of their creative cookies and milk combos, including a new flavour: raspberry and coconut. Selfridges, 400 Oxford St, W1A 1AB. Until May 29.

Africa at Spitalfields 2017

It’s a celebration of all things African on May 29 as Spitalfields Market is taken over by the food, art, music and culture from the diverse continent. The one-dayer will feature over 100 stalls where you can bag a few goodies from independent designers and retailers. Spitalfields Market, Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, E1 6AA. May 29. 10am-5pm. Free


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