Second only to New Years Eve, Valentines Day has the tendency to be one of the years greatest and most expensive anti climaxes. But if you want impress and treat a loved one, this Monday 14th to something other than last minute petrol station flowers and a cheap bottle of plonk, then we have some cunning little suggestions up our sleeves and all within half an hour of Clapham.
Taking ‘the plunge’ at Tower Bridge The metaphor for ‘getting hitched’—not plunging into the icy Thames—is being used to promote an evening of romance, bubbly and live music on the high-level walkways 140ft above the river –organisers are hoping the Big Question will be popped and are offering a chance to win Tower Bridge as a free venue hire for their wedding. Tickets are £15
Love is Change exhibition If you are looking for something a little different with a cultural angle visit Love is Change. A charming exhibit that explores the diversity and power that love ignites through photography, art and music. Free admission
Charlotte Street Hotel Enjoy a sumptuous four course dinner with a glass of champagne and canapés, followed by a screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s in this hotel’s luxurious private cinema for £60 per person
Valentine’s Masquerade Ball The historic banquet hall in St. Katharine Docks provides the setting for a one-off special event which will offer guests a blend of romantic dining, dance, revelry and entertainment played out against the carnivalesque backdrop
In the Mood for Love at the Jazz Cafe Saxophonist YolanDa Brown returns to the Jazz Cafe with her In the Mood for Love concert featuring full Live Band and Special Guests covering a range of musical genres.