The weekend: celebrate the women in your life with our pick of the best events in London and beyond

By Rose Adams | 08 Mar 2018 | Culture

From female-led artistic works to cuisine any mother will adore, make your weekend count with our weekly guide
* Sexy Fish have a launched an exciting sustainable menu of cocktails
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* The intriguing life of Hedy Lamarr has been turned into a cinema documentary
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* Kate Moss by Kate Garner is exhibited at 100 years on, an empowering, all-female exhibition marking 100 years since women won the right to vote
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* Head to Newbridge-On-Usk for a luxury Mother's Day feast
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Ready for the weekend

This weekend we're paying homage to women and their power. In the way of culture, Hollywood role model Hedy Lamarr is the star of cinematic biopic Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, while Zebra Gallery is showcasing an exhibition dedicated to the work of some of the best artists of our time. And talking of celebrating important women, we've also collated London's tastiest cuisine offerings so you can make it a Mother's Day mum won't forget. 

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Sexy Fish

Sexy Fish, one of London's most glamorous dining hotspots, has just made the surprising sustainable switch with the launch of their brand new cocktail menu. Designed to delight both sweet and savoury fans, blended beverages on offer include Japanese Kir, mixed with Falernum and Koshu Grace White Wine, and the unconventional Neonach, a savoury serve of Hendrick’s Gin, Salmon, Basil, Fennel and Chilli Oil. 

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

The fascinatingly colourful life of model, Hollywood actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr encompasses the exciting ingredients needed for a brilliant biopic – as director Alexandra Dean knew all too well. Featuring archive clips, interviews with the star and those who knew her best, and never-before-heard audio tapes, documentary Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story offers an interesting insight into the life of this prominent boundary-pushing star of the 1930s and 1940s.

In cinemas nationwide now

100 years on 

Paying homage to International Women's Day and marking 100 years since women won the landmark right to vote, Hampstead’s prestigious Zebra One Gallery are launching an inspiring new exhibition celebrating the work of some of the most influential female artists of our time. Tracey Emin and Charlotte Posner are among the 15 prevalent all-female line up of artists showcasing their best work. Don't miss Kate Garner’s iconic 1990s shot of a young Kate Moss clutching a teddy bear. (pictured)

Mothers Day at Celtic Manor

Forget the floral bouquet this Mother’s Day and take mum out of the city for a delicious culinary treat she’ll appreciate instead. Newbridge-On-Usk, at five-star Celtic Manor Resort in the beautiful Welsh Usk Valley, is situated at a cosy riverside spot upon the scenic banks of the River Usk, offering a delicious menu of modern British dishes including Roasted Welsh Beef and Pan Roasted Pollock, made with fresh ingredients from the kitchen’s own garden.

Raw Wine

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or curious beginner, toast to the weekend by sampling a variety of luxury vino as independent wine fair Raw Wine hits The Strand. Showcasing organically farmed wine from growers whose fundamental farming and cellar philosophies make these living wines possible, this plethora of wholesome, cult-following tipples may just inspire you to discover a new favourite.