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Weekender: Coca-Cola Contour pop-up

A Coca-Cola pop-up, wartime Blitz Party and celebratory events for a James Bond exhibition in London are among the top things to do this weekend.

Things to do in London this weekend include the Coca Cola pop-up, launched by Rita Ora
Things to do in London this weekend include the Coca Cola pop-up, launched by Rita Ora

Coca-Cola pop-up bar, London

Coca-Cola will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its 'Contour bottle' with a pop-up that will transport visitors back to 1915, when the iconic glass bottle was designed.

The event will feature historic artwork from the brand, live entertainment, a theatrical experience and a sensory tunnel. The event was launched by singer Rita Ora.

When: 19-21 March until 8pm

Where: Greek Street, Soho

Blitz Party


Get your Union Jack flags at the ready for Bourne & Hollingsworth’s ever-popular Blitz Party this weekend. The three-course supper soiree will be hosted by Fashion on the Ration author, Julie Summers at Shoreditch’s Village Underground, a creative hub housed in revamped tube carriages, shipping containers and a warehouse.

After feasting on classic British fare, guests will board a vintage red Routemaster to an East End war shelter where the party will continue. Tickets start at £25.

When: 21 March from 8pm

Where: Village Underground, The Arches, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, EC2A 3PQ

Bond in Motion anniversary celebration, London

Vintage car enthusiasts and James Bond fans should head to Covent Garden this weekend to celebrate the first anniversary of the Bond in Motion exhibition at the London Film Museum. The museum is running a weekend of talks, tours and Q&As and, outside the venue, there will be more than 30 vintage cars, courtesy of the Aston Martin Owners' Club.

When: 21-22 March

Where: London Film Museum Exhibition Space, Aldwych

Nature Valley’s pop-up Protein Bar, London

After a heavy weekend, why not head to Nature Valley’s pop-up on Monday? The Protein Bar, which celebrates the launch of the brand’s new protein range, will host an interactive masterclass on emotional and physical hunger and planned versus spontaneous snacking.

There will also be personal consultations and a Q&A session, hosted by psychologist Dr Becky Spelman. The event aims to promote a healthier lifestyle in conjunction with the brand new protein-packed bars. Coffee and snacks will also be available, as well as free wi-fi. 

When: 10am-6pm from 23-25 March

Where: 15 Bateman Street, Soho London

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