The Weekend: discover London's best foodie pop ups and most stylish entertainment

By Rose Adams | 11 May 2018 | Culture, Art

Tempus rounds up the most stylish dining and entertainment in the city this weekend

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* Ready for the weekend
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* Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier
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* Notting Hill Pizza Festival
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* Daniel Brühl and Rosamund Pike star in Entebbe
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* The London Whisky Weekender 2018
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* Craft Chocolate Takeover of Canopy Market
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Ready for the weekend

Whether you're seeking style or substance this weekend, Tempus has you covered with an ecletic mix of both. Partake in a fashionable scope round The Design Museum to view first-of-its-kind exhibition Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier or head to the cinema to catch Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl star in 7 Days in Entebbe. To whet your appetite, head to the Notting Hill Pizza Festival offering infinite new takes on the Italian classic, or Craft Chocolate Takeover at Canopy Market if you're partial to a sweet rather than savoury fix. Bon appetit! Read on for your ultimate weeknd in London...

Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier

Showcasing the sartorial genius of Azzedine Alaia for the first time, the Design Museum's Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier  was actually conceived and co-curated – along with Mark Wilson, Chief Curator of the Groninger Museum – by the designer himself ahead of his death in November 2017. Known as ‘couture’s rebellious outsider,’ it features some of Alaia's most memorable designs, dating back from the late eighties to 2017 – including his trademark zipped dress, bandage dress, and stretch body, donned by celebrity fans such as Naomi Campbell and Lady Gaga.

10 May – 7 October 2018

Notting Hill Pizza Festival

It's not often luxury and pizza combine, but now thanks to lifestyle brand Bellmonte Events who are putting on the London Pizza Festival, you can treat yourself to a delicious slice of Italian inspiration to the backdrop of the trendy streets of Notting Hill. Offering infinite topping ideas with live music, entertainment and drinks, it’s a must-dough for every fanatic – no matter whether you fall within the for or against pineapple on pizza camp.

11 – 13 May 2018

7 Days in Entebbe

Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl, who is currently co-starring in The Alienist with last month's Tempus cover star Luke Evans, play the leads of German radicals Brigitte Kuhlmann and Wilfried Bösein in hostage drama 7 days in Entebbe. The thrilling plot which depicts the true-life events of the 1976 hijacking of an ill-fated flight from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the Israeli mission to rescue the passengers on board that followed, will have you on the edge of your seat.

In cinemas nationwide now

The London Whisky Weekender 2018

Whether you’re a whisky connoisseur or just eager to whet your whistle, try out an ice-cold sampling of the tastiest home-grown varieties as The London Whisky Weekender celebrates its tenth anniversary. Renowned for attracting the finest distillers showcasing rare and exclusive whiskeys from across the globe – including Australia and Taiwan – there’s plenty of opportunities to brush up on your malted spirit knowledge and discover a new favourite.

11 – 13 May 2018

 

Craft Chocolate Takeover of Canopy Market

See your sweet cravings satisfied this weekend as Craft Chocolate takes over the grounds of Canopy Market, London’s weekly independent food market. Presenting a wealth of cocoa ingenuity including tastings, talks, and demonstrations from craft chocolate makers, it is guaranteed to deliver a helping of sensory pleasure. Chocolatiers including Aztec Gold, Chocolarder and JK Fine Chocolates will be showcasing their most decadent treats under the market’s beautifully restored Victorian glass roof. 

11 - 13 May 

 

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