Autumn is upon us and as our evenings get shorter, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s not all doom and gloom. London will be bursting with creativity and bustling with life this September, lining up a varied program of events so you can be sure that there is something for you in the Great British capital.
London’s Burning is set to light up the city for the first four days of September. Marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire, this series will bring the Square Mile and beyond to life with a range of art instillations, talks and shows which hark back to the momentous event. Joining the memorial, Grange St. Paul’s Hotel Sky Bar will be open to the public on Saturday 3rd September from 18:00-23:00. Guests can witness St. Paul’s Cathedral ‘ablaze’ as part of artist Martin Firrell’s enactment entitled Fires Ancient. The famous landmark will be set ‘on fire’ through the creation of a magnificent light show and fiery projection. Secure your place here.
Totally Thames Festival will be taking place for the whole month, presenting
a truly unmissable line-up of events set to bring the river to life. With a range of riverfront festivals, river cruises and series of talks and walks in prime locations, the city will be host to a wave of lively action all around its historic waters. Key performances to note include Light Up the Ladies Bridge and the Life Afloat series, both offering creative insights to an otherwise untapped realm. This varied and insightful festival is ready to light up the city with the hub located only a short walk from Grange City Hotel.
Following the roaring success of the Rio 2016 Olympics, the nation is set to watch the upcoming Paralympics with intent. With the final rays of sunshine holding on, outdoor screens across London are still standing strong. Located just a few minutes’ walk from our Grange City Hotel, London Bridge City Summer Festival will be providing front row seats and no doubt be bustling with city workers trying to catch a quick break and keep up-to-date on movements up the medal table. Don’t forget, if the weather is looking a little more autumnal, you can always drop into Grange St. Paul’s Sports Bar to get a slice of the action.
It’s hotting up in the city this September. Hotpod Yoga is London’s latest phenomenon for the over worked and time strapped, delivering two weeks’ worth of their signature Power Breakfast and Power Lunch classes. Located in One New Change, these pods host 20minute yoga sessions in 37degree surrounds allowing you to relax and unwind whilst fitting into your working day. Hotpod Yoga has also teamed up with the nearby, award winning Ajala Spa to offer you free access to their luxury shower facilities followed by 20% off (quote HOT16) at Style & Blow to make sure you look as fabulous as you feel after each session. To book your slot at Hotpod Yoga please visit the site.
London is opening its doors to visitors all over the city for the annual Open House London. Now in its 24th year, Open House offers sneak previews into some of the most iconic and alluring buildings across the city. Highlights include everything from the quirky Unilever House to the more traditional Regent’s Palace Estate. Hosting the public in the most remarkable buildings which remain inaccessible for the rest of the year, Open House is a unique opportunity to explore the capital beyond its exteriors.
With models, designers and fashionistas flying into the capital city from across the globe it can mean only one thing; London Fashion Week. Offering a full schedule of exclusive events and must attend parties, London Fashion Weeks is set to cause a stir across the city. This September keeping up the fabulous feeling, Style & Blow are due to open 9:00-19:00 across the week so that you can join the hype and feel equally catwalk ready. Specializing in anything from elegant up-dos to chic blow-dries, Style & Blow will get you ready to go.
Make the most of the exclusive Summer Elixir Spa Package available at our 5-Star Ajala Spas across central London. With the offer ending on 30th September, make sure you take advantage of a bundle of treatments along with full use of spa facilities before the month is out. Priced at £58, Ajala Spa is set to truly spoil their guests. Packages can be booked online here.