After a small break in the 365 days, I would like to continue this journey of blogging, but more importantly London and its adventure with a very special event – a Georgian Dining Academy on this December 10th . During a recent event with the fantastic guides of Footprints of London, I met the lovely Miss B – she is a very knowledgeable Tour Guide (qualified as a City guide in 2012), runs a wonderful blog, is an expert of Architecture (stay tuned for a potential guest blog from her), history, ceremonies in the city and about any- and everything. She bustles with energy and finds many ways to share all of this passion and knowledge of London. It was a great honour and joy to meet her.
One of the exciting things she organises is a unique Dining Experience, called “Georgian Dining Academy”. The purpose of the Academy is to create a Georgian, performance style, dining experience in the heart of the City. With the encouragement of Miss Kitty Pridden (also a City Guide of 2012) this novel idea was put into action in 2014. It has proved a successful event which takes place quarterly. In true hipster style, I wrongly classified it as a “Pop-Up” dining event but want to correct that it is an established series of events and its not popping up and leaving but here to stay :). But I let Miss B explain in her own words.
An Evening of Mystery & Magic
10th December 2015
Arrive at 7pm -o – Carriages 11pm
An historic dining experience transporting guests to the Georgian period, an evening engaging in the frivolity, fun and fine dining within a chop house established in 1757.
In conjunction with Simpson Tavern at 38 ½ Cornhill, London EC3V 9DR, we offer all drinks included, plus a three course supper, entertainment and dashes of history of the City and the Georgians throughout the evening, with music, poetry and song. The rooms are candlelit, so most atmospheric. The Tavern is usually open during the day only, so we are offering an unusual experience in a unique venue.
The Georgian Dining Academy is offering an evening of ‘Magic and Mystery’ on 10th December 2015, starting at 7pm, Carriages at 11pm. Booking through Eventbrite – click here to book!.
An ideal occasion for the single, couples and tables of six, or groups if required. We can seat up to 70 people. Please note a costume is not required but welcomed and encouraged. On this festive occasion masks are required to be worn by the guests on arrival.
A festive menu to tempt all, with a warming punch to welcome you, made from a secret recipe created by Miss Kitty Pridden one of the hosts. The menu is pre-order and closely resembles a Georgian feast as we can achieve. We also cater for dietary requirements.
The tickets for the Diner are normally £80 or £378 for a table of six. Until tomorrow (MONDAY, 30/11), you can get an early bird discount so the diner will be £60.