Cabbage Patch 10, Royal Docks Festival, Quinta do Lago, BSI at The Shacklewell Arms and 5 things by Singer-Songwriter Melissa James
Enter the The Cabbage Patch 10 running race. The Cabbage Patch 10 is back, taking place at 09.00 on Sunday 17 October 2021. The 10-mile race has taken place every year since 1982 – with the exception of 2020 for obvious reasons. Starting and finishing near the eponymous iconic pub, this 10-mile race is one of the staples of the London running scene. While demand has been high, there are still a limited number of places available. Entries cost £26.50 with a UK Athletics Licence or £28.50 without. Enter here.
Get ready for The Royal Docks Original Festival. Throughout October, the carnival of creativity will showcase some of the incredible new cultural activities being developed in this vibrant part of east London. Look out for exciting new world premieres, free family activities, exceptional diverse artworks, unforgettable theatre, enlightening workshops, and music from some of the most exciting artists on the circuit. When: 14 – 31 October
Enjoy The Ultimate Night’s Sleep at The Magnolia Hotel – Quinta do Lago. The Magnolia Hotel is delighted to announce a brand new, exclusive partnership with SleepHub® and the introduction of their new Sleep Restoration Experience, available as an add-on for all bookings in Standard Plus Rooms and Suites. Following the stress that many have felt over the course of the pandemic, The Magnolia Hotel recognises the vital role that rest and relaxation plays in staying happy and healthy both mentally and physically. SleepHub® provides guests with an enhanced sleep experience using unique, scientific sound technology developed over more than ten years. With the use of the device visitors to The Magnolia Hotel are sure to have a healthy and quality night’s sleep and are ready to experience a relaxing wellness break in Quinta do Lago.
Book to see the fantastic BSÍ live at Shacklewell Arms this Saturday (2nd Oct) for their debut UK headline show. If you’re not already familiar – BSÍ are an Icelandic DIY-pop-punk duo who play a huge part in Reykjavik’s ‘D-I-T (do it together)’ collective post-dreifing. The pair are currently on the road with The Vaccines, making a stop in London this weekend for a show of their own.
Read 5 things to do today by Singer-Songwriter Melissa James. Melissa James is creator of the online series, Stronger on Sundays: Conversations with Compassion on Racial & Social Justice. The next Stronger on Sundays programme takes place on Sunday 26 September, 1800 to 2000 BST. Registration is free and can be done here: