London’s Culture Crush: What To See, Do And Experience In November

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Skate astatine Somerset House pinch Switzerland Tourism. Image by Owen Harvey

Owen Harvey

From a hotly-tipped play astatine nan National Theatre to a gastronomic residency and nan rollout of festive activities, here's what to see, do and acquisition successful London this month.

Pay a sojourn to Seeyousoon corporate astatine Oranj: Bacon Street's Oranj vino barroom and restaurant, founded by Jasper Delamothe, is kicking disconnected its wintertime residency pinch nan Toronto cook trio, Keith, Michael, and Kevin of Seeyousoon.



Merging their Vietnamese, Chinese, and Filipino culinary roots, expect achromatic soy marinated beets, tempura greens, coffee-crusted duck, miso creme fraiche girolles and lavation it down pinch a scope of earthy wines devised by Delamothe. The boys are successful residence until nan 23rd of December.



Address: Oranj, 14 Bacon St, London E1 6LF

See nan accumulation The Missing Thread: Untold Stories of Black British Fashion: The awesome exhibition, The Missing Thread, curated by nan Black Orientated Legacy Development Agency (BOLD), tells nan stories of Black British fashion, celebrating Black creativity. Highlighted are nan changing cultural, counter-cultural, governmental and socio-economic landscapes from nan '70s done to nan coming day, and really it shaped nan personality of Black style not only successful manner but crossed music, photography, creation and design, and nan profound power connected British culture.

The accumulation comprises 4 themes: home, tailoring, capacity and nightlife, a item being nan show of archive pieces by nan precocious awesome Joe Casely-Hayford—who is recognized arsenic 1 of Britain's astir influential Black manner designers. There's besides a bid of commissions featuring nan likes of Nicholas Daley and Bianca Saunders to show nan adjacent procreation of imaginative excellence.

Bianca Saunders moving connected a sample of her committee for The Missing Thread_ Untold Stories of ... [+] Black British Fashion astatine her Hackney studio. Photo by Anne Tetzlaff

Anne Tetzlaff

Address: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Celebrate Bonfire Night: The Fireworks Festival is backmost astatine Alexandra Palace connected Friday, nan 3rd, and Saturday, nan 4th of November, and not only are location fireworks, but it'll beryllium location to nan U.K.’s astir salient German Bier Festival, an crystal rink, a resistance statement pinch famed resistance queens Jonny Woo and John Sizzle, a unrecorded DJ group from nan 1 and only Fat Tony, positive an Elton John tribute act. There's thing for everyone astatine Ally Pally!

Address: Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY

Tuck into a posh Sunday lunch: Story Cellar has launched its caller comforting-meets-contemporary return connected a Sunday Roast menu; opportunity bonjour to Cellar Sundays, which will tally passim nan month. The menu—think snail bolognese connected toast for starters, rotisserie chickenhearted (it is simply a French-inspired joint, aft all), roast rib of beef, pork belly pinch crackling, and a vegetarian beetroot Wellington, complete pinch each nan trimmings—has been devised by 2 Michelin prima cook Tom Sellers and Head Chef Stephen Naylor.

Cellar Sundays astatine Story Cellar

Ceri Davies

Address: Story Cellar, 17 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP

Get your creation shoes on: The Standard, London, has conscionable launched a monthly Salsa Club bid successful Decimo—its Mexican-Spanish venue located connected nan 10th floor. It'll tally connected Fridays and kick-off astatine 10:30pm, and to group nan vibes, location will beryllium unrecorded euphony and DJs. The adjacent 1 will beryllium held connected nan 10th of November and past connected nan 8th of December.

The salsa nine bid successful Decimo, The Standard, London

The Standard, London

Address: The Standard, London, 10 Argyle St, London, WC1H 8EG

Indulge successful a festive day tea: Get into nan Christmas tone acknowledgment to nan festive day beverage astatine The Stage. Available from nan 13th of November, location will beryllium plentifulness of handmade patisseries donning seasonal flavors, sandwiches, mini scones, and East India tea. Order immoderate fizz if you want to observe nan season.

Festive Afternoon Tea astatine The Stage

The Londoner Hotel

Address: The Londoner Hotel, 38 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7DX

Listen to immoderate jazz: Running from the 10th to nan 19th of November is nan yearly EFG London Jazz Festival. Expect 10 days of unrecorded performances, caller talent, collaborations, and commissions pinch nan likes of GRAMMY Award-winning musician Roxy Coss, nan Jazz Orient pinch Baluji Shrivastav OBE, Madison McFerrin, James Brandon Lewis Quartet, Marcus Roth, and Alex Western-King.

Address: Across London

View immoderate couture artworks: GRAY M.C.A returns to Cromwell Place this period and will coming a caller exhibition, THÉÂTRE DE LA MODE, from nan 15th to nan 26th of November. A must-see for manner lovers, connected show will beryllium a curation of couture drawings by famed manner creator David Downton, who has been capturing nan theatrics and beauty of nan manufacture for complete 2 decades.

Artwork by David Downton: Daniel Roseberry for Schiaparelli, Dior by John Galliano, Givenchy by ... [+] Alexander McQueen

GRAY M.C.A & David Downton

Go crystal skating: Skate returns to nan courtyard of Somerset House, opening connected nan 15th of November until January 2024. A favourite amongst Londoners and tourists, this 1 is successful relation pinch Switzerland Tourism, truthful expect curated euphony sessions inspired by nan Swiss regions of Bern, Lucerne and Valais. There are DJ takeovers astatine Skate Lates pinch Rock Angel, nan Chalet Suisse edifice by Jimmy Garcia, and a Skate Lounge by Whispering Angel, complete pinch a 40ft Christmas tree, activated by Swiss International Air Lines.

Skate astatine Somerset House by Switzerland Tourism. Image by Owen Harvey

Owen Harvey

Address: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Watch a play: The hold will soon beryllium over; nan highly anticipated adjustment of nan play, The House of Bernarda Alba, by Federico García Lorca, opens to nan nationalist connected nan 16th of November. Following Olivier Award-winning revivals of Cabaret and A Streetcar Named Desire, Rebecca Frecknall makes her directorial debut astatine nan National Theatre pinch Alice Birch’s extremist type of Lorca’s modern masterpiece. And if it couldn't get immoderate better, it features Olivier Award-winner Dame Harriet Walter (of Succession, The Crown, Killing Eve and Ted Lasso) arsenic nan formidable matriarch.

Address: National Theatre, London, SE1 9PX

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