Continuing from Twenty Thirteen Summer Pt.1, part 2 brings you Shut the Front Door’s London début, the Saatchi Galleries Paper exhibition, Holi Festival of Colour and a birthday meal at the Princess of Wales.
STFD: London Launch Party
Another of my good friends is the co-founder of Shut the Front Door (STFD) a Topical Disco House brand which hosts monthly house party themed events. After a successful first year at the Tiki Shack in Nottingham, on the 9th of August London saw STFD take centre stage at The Old Queens Head in Angel. A few of my uni friends came to visit and we enjoyed kick starting the weekend at STFD. It was a great night and I can’t wait for the next one taking place on Friday the 20th of September.
The Saatchi Gallery is one of my favourite spots in London, stood proudly on the King’s Road in Chelsea the beautiful white building places host to a number of free exhibitions over the year. Throughout the summer and until the 8th of November the gallery sees installation shots from paper, here’s a few of our favourites;
In the afternoon we went to Gail’s Artisan Bakery for a hot beverage and a slice of carrot cake between the four of us!
After a cultural Saturday we sampled another cultural festival. Silhouetted against the iconic Battersea Power Station, Holi Festival of Colour was an explosion of colour and sound. *Full Post Coming Soon*!
For my flatmates birthday we ventured to the leafy Primrose Hill one evening where we spent the evening at The Princess of Wales pub. I had the Princess burger topped with blue Monday, bacon, chips and onion rings for dinner (£12.50). A little pricey for a burger but let me tell you this, it was to die-for! Brioche bun, medium rare beef, melted Stilton cheese and crispy streaky bacon. I think I hardly spoke during the meal because I was so focused on enjoying every mouthful. Definitely recommend a visit .