Top of the Pops: August Week Four

21 Aug 2015

The Electrical Shop

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With the aim of bringing well-designed and affordable lighting to the crowds of Britain, The Electrical Shop have opened up a pop-up in Pop Brixton. The product range is deliberately limited as they try to use quality components and good materials. The core products are the cage and the pendant light which can be bought in a range of sizes and colours. Their lights are modern, innovative and stylish.

Location: 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ
Opening Date: 17th August- 30th August
Opening Times: 9am- 6pm


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Scrambles new pop-up has opened up in Old Street Station. Selling delicious and highly nutritious shakes made from at least 20 grams of homemade whey protein, this is the go-to place to compliment any healthy regime. They come in a range of flavours such as the Michelangelo which contains kale, pineapple and low fat coconut milk. Alternatively, you could try something a little sweeter with the Raspberry Ripple which contains vanilla, raspberry and low fat frozen yoghurt.

Location: Old Street Station, Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y 1BE
Opening Date: 10th August- 6th September
Opening Times: 9am-6pm

Prawnography’s Seaford and Crustacean Residency

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The prawnographer himself, Jim Thomlinson, is opening up a second pop-up shop in Portside Parlour, Shoreditch after the success of his shop on The Magic Roundabout, Old Street Station. With a daily changing menu, you will have the opportunity to sample delicious British style seafood tapas. The menu includes the likes of Iris Rock Oysters with Ginger Jelly and Beer Froth offering a refined dining experience. There are also a range of cocktails which compliment the dishes and stay true to Portside's rum heritage.

Location: Portside Parlour, 14 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DU
Opening Dates: August- February
Opening Times: Tuesday- Sunday 5:30pm-11pm

Fentimans August Pop-up Bar

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Under the glass roof on top of Soho’s L’Escargo, Fentimans have opened up a pop-up bar. Set in a Victorian style greenhouse, the space is filled with live plants and botanicals. The bar will be serving a range of gin and vodka cocktails which have been created using the Fentiman’s drinks range. You can also purchase their soft drinks separately choosing from the likes of Victorian Lemonade, Curiosity Cola and Traditional Ginger Beer. There are also regular events such as ‘Tuesday Night Music’ and mixology classes so you can learn how to make cocktails from the best.

Location: Top floor of L’Escargot, 48 Greek Street, W1D 4EF
Opening Dates: Monday- Saturday through August
Opening Times: 12pm-1am

Sweet America

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The new pop-up in Old Bengal Bar is for the energetic amongst us looking for something different to do on a Friday and Saturday night. Professionals, Swing Patrol, show you classic swing dance moves and routines for you to practice for their mini competitions and performances. Then, to restore your energy you can grab a bite to eat from the list of Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches from The Liberty Cheesesteak Company.

Location: 16a New Street, EC2M 4TR
Opening Dates: Fridays and Saturdays through August
Opening Times: From 6pm. Please note that aside from the event, it is open 11:30am-1am Monday- Saturday/ 11:30am- 5pm Sunday