Top 4 Weird Things to do This September

Written by: Claire Holly Davies

Sound baths, pit parties, fake cheese and nipples, these are a few of our favourite things, said no one ever. Bored of drinking down the pub every evening? Unlikely, but bare with me. Sometimes you just want to let down your hair, shake it off and do something down right odd of an evening… followed by a pint at the pub (we’re not savages).

Here’s our round up of 4 ever-so-slightly bonkers things to do this month:

1. Your Cells Are Alive With The Sound Of Music

Fancy participating in a meditative, immersive sound bath with a healing fusion of gongs, crystal bowls and intuitive voices? Of course you do!

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Well put that Jagerbomb down, because we’ve got the perfect Saturday evening activity for you. One Yoga London are hosting an Immersive Sound Journey session this Saturday 9th September, describing the event as “A place where busy minds are stilled and hearts are opened, accessing an expansive state of deep peace and clarity. Sound resonates on a cellular level, meaning we don’t only perceive it through our ears but through our bodies, through our waters,through our bones. As the healing vibrations wash over you and into you blockages and tension are dissolved and mind, body and spirit are brought into balance.”

Our waters could do with a bit of balance tbh.

Mats and blankets are provided, but feel free to bring anything else you’d like to make your space more comfy. Restorative vodka perhaps?

Immersive Sound Journey by One Yoga London
Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre, N8 9JJ
Sep 09 2017 18:00 – 19:30

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2. This Party Is The Pits

After a run of warehouse parties last year that apparently blew a hole in the UK live scene (sounds expensive), Fluffer Records return with their infamous pit parties that see bands play in the middle of the room with the crowd 360. We’ve been told to expect total chaotic bliss, which seems like a bit of an oxymoron to us but let’s not piss on their parade. September’s pit party sees the mighty SPRING KING take to the quite literal centre stage, plus some very special guests and DJs. This event looks pretty good, although I imagine that following this preview we’ll likely be barred. Official partners: Orange Amps // DIY Magazine // Pistonhead Beer

Guardian: ‘Pit Parties are taking gigs to the fans.’
Dazed And Confused: ‘Pit Parties are reinventing London Night life.’
North Four: ‘Pit Parties sound great, shame we’re not invited.’

SPRING KING Pit Party
Secret warehouse location in Hackney
Sep 15 2017 19:00 – 00:30

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3. You Gouda Brie Kidding Me

This has caused a right stink in the office. It’s been a veritable fight to the death between the vegan warriors and the carnivores as to whether vegan cheese can be edible/tasty/classed as actual cheese (it can’t, read it and weep suckers). You can find out for yourself at the Life Beyond Cheese class with Ellie Phoebe Brown later this month.

The class will include:
> Intro to ingredients used in recreating the textures and flavours of cheese
> Learn to make a selection of cheese dishes including: the perfect Mac n Cheese and Baked Rosemary Camembert
> A feast of various plant-based cheese dishes for lunch
> Recipes and samples of some of your creations to take home

Life Beyond Cheese class with Ellie Phoebe Brown
Made In Hackney – Local Food Kitchen, 3 Cazenove Rd, N16 6PA
Sep 16 2017 12:00 – 16:30

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4. Free The Nipple

Sometimes we venture south of the river, shock horror. Last time we made the pilgrimage we didn’t slowly liquefy into a puddle whilst screaming “we’re melting, we’re melting!” so we’re pretty confident about doing it again. It’ll be worth it for this gem of a burlesque cabaret extravaganza, titillatingly titled ‘Between The Sheets’ (wit woo), now showing at London’s Underbelly Festival on the Southbank. Described as a thrill-seekers paradise and a tantalising display of late-night cabaret, we’re promised comic naughtiness and gasp-inducing spectacle. We’re both exhausted and aroused even thinking about it. Starring Miss Polly Rae, she of The Hurly Burly Show and Soho Burlesque Club fame, this visually stunning, hilarious and risqué romp sounds like one wild night out.

Between The Sheets
Underbelly Festival, Southbank, London
Friday September 8th – 21:30
Friday September 29th – 21:30

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