5 things to do on Monday 14th November 2016

Here are today’s selection

Book to see Manchester’s first pantomime in the Northern Quarter – Will Whittington and his Cat. A panto for all ages.


Have a stay at Manchester’s Hotel Gotham. This city centre hotel has just been named the world’s best new hotel at the world boutique hotel awards. Please see our review here.

Try the £27 pound set menu at Calcutta Street restaurant – Bengali home dining in London. From now until Christmas Eve the restaurant is offering a set menu, priced at £27 per person, that includes an array of local street food; sharing main courses comprising Chakraborty family favourites and desserts including a Christmas fruitcake from legendary Calcutta teashop, Flurys.

Get tickets for A Christmas Carol at The Lyceum Theatre on 19th December. This new Christmas concert is performed by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra. This spectacular musical adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most famous stories gets the full Broadway treatment by the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl).

Enjoy a festive bottomless brunch at Aquum on Clapham High Street. The food menu itself, which has been specially designed by Head Chef Anastasios Tologlou (previously at Medlar, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal), features much loved brunch classics with Greek inspired twists, such as the Big Fat Greek Breakfast, and Courgette Pancakes with Feta Cheese.