Mother’s Day in London isn’t just like any other Sunday – It’s THE SUNDAY of the year for all Mothers…
Expectations are dangerously high at this time of year and for those of you who get caught off guard with the pesky date change or just forget. With The Wonder List Guides to Mother’s Day 2019 you can claim your rightful place as the favorite child in less than 24 hours.
Renaissance St Pancreas – Pom Pom Factory
Try something extra special this Mother’s Day and get involved with a floral making masterclass in collaboration with the Pom Pom factory where you can create your own paper Pom Pom flowers and take the bouquet home with you!
Follow with Afternoon tea in the Hansom Lounge where you can indulge in a Journey Across Europe and enjoy the likes of the Jambon Blanc Flume, Salmon Dutch Pancakes and the Cucumber Sandwich paired with delicious sweet bites such as the Paris-Brest-Paris, Strawberries and Cream and of course the Classic Scones, Cream and Jam.
This fun packed day includes;
1:30 – 2:00 pm – Welcome Drink and Canapés
2:00 – 4:00 pm – Floral Making Masterclass in collaboration with the Pom Pom Factory
4:00 pm onward – Afternoon Tea
About the Pom Pom Factory:
Karen Hsu, who will be teaching the masterclass, graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2007. She started creating with paper when she was working at Mercantile store in Spitalfields Market. Using paper tissue at hand in the store, she shaped them into birds, origami of all sorts and pom poms flowers. Since then Karen has worked with the likes of Selfridges, Hobbs and Nicole Farhi, as well as french labels such as Naf Naf and Bonpoint.
The Gastrophysics Experience
This mothers day treat mum to a unique and memorable feast for the senses. How do colour, aroma, texture and even sound affect how you experience flavour? And do we all experience flavour in the same way? The emerging science of ‘gastrophysics’ looks to these questions and more.
The award-winning Kitchen Theory Chef’s Table is widely recognised as London’s most multisensory dining experience, taking ten guests on a memorable 10 course tasting menu hosted by Experimental Chef Jozef Youssef and the Michelin trained Kitchen Theory chefs.
The Chef’s Table is discreetly nestled away in an old Victorian warehouse in North London. With a minimalist open kitchen, gallery, screening room and study, our studio brings this experience to life with the aid of bespoke audio, lighting, projections, aromas, and textures.
Top Girls – The Royal Court Theatre
More than three decades since it premiered at the Royal Court, Caryl Churchill’s powerful feminist play, Top Girls, returns to London in 2019, and it’s just as relevant today as it was back in 1982.
Originally staged in the era of Thatcherism, the story follows Marlene – the first woman to head the Top Girls employment agency – as she takes inspiration from Maggie at Number 10 to realise even more ambitions.
A look at the obstacles women have to tackle in order to obtain equality, it sees Marlene dine with notable female figures – both mythical and historical – as they discuss their own tumultuous
The Franklin Hotel, 28 Egerton Gardens, London, SW3 2DB
Until 14th July 2019
EnlargeRunning concurrently with the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the V&A, The Franklin is serving up a special menu inspired by key elements of the French couturier’s life. The special fashion-themed menu features an array of decadent savouries and luxurious treats created by Michelin-starred chef Alfredo Russo. Sweet options include peanut sponge with chocolate cream and vaporized Calvados in reference to the iconic J’Adore scent.
The Culinary Fashion Experience is sold at £55 per person including a ticket to “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” exhibition at the V&A.