Outside Edge

The presence of some Spring -like sunshine and the sighting of snowdrops and daffodils on our walk to work of a morning has got us all excited. Whilst the start of the year was a lovely time to relax and curl up on the sofa away from the elements, the 1st March has given us a well-needed spring in our step. So, if you are feeling the same, why not check out our latest Outside Edge for some fun and inspiring things to do this month.

Etsy UK pop-up at west elm London

The first Etsy UK pop-up shop at west elm London will take place on Thursday 6th March at the store on Tottenham Court Road. Curated by Arianna Trapani and Carole King from Heart Home magazine, the pop-up shop will bring together 13 local London Etsy sellers in west elm’s first UK store. The Etsy sellers have been hand-picked by HeartHome editors Ari and Carole, and include Baskakova Ceramics, rachellovesbob Jewellery, RebeccaKiffGallery and NEONLDN.
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Etsy pop-up at west elm, London – Thursday 6th March between 1pm and 8pm
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Fashion and Gardens at The Garden Museum
Fashion & Gardens is the first exhibition to explore the relationship between fashion and garden design, from the age of Queen Elizabeth I to the catwalks of London Fashion Week 2014. The exhibition, curated by writer, historian and Garden Museum Trustee Nicola Shulman, will identify and celebrate the many links and correspondences between gardening and fashion design. The connection has existed for centuries, but this exhibition is the first attempt to make it articulate.
Visit www.gardenmuseum.org.uk or call 020 7401 8865

Image: The Royal Horticultural Society

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Morning Glory, Oval Space
Fancy raving your way into the day? Morning Glory is an exercise class that has clubbing and dance at the heart of it. The organizers state that dancing is the ultimate exercise, and the class encourages free improvised dancing to wake up your body, mind and creativity and leave you feeling more energized and alive than you could ever imagine.
The next event takes place on Wednesday 26th March at The Oval Space from 6.30am to 10.30am.
Visit www.morningglorylondon.co.uk for details and booking.
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Pop Up Gin Palace

Peters & Co have opened a Gin Palace at F. Cooke’s Pie and Mash Shop in Broadway Market. Open every Thurs, Fri and Saturday from 7pm until late through to July 2014.
Peters & Co. invite gin lovers to discover 30 of their finest gins, cocktails, local craft beer, English wine and homemade seasonal & medicinal cordials.  There is also a choice of food boards featuring award winning local cheeses, British charcuterie, fancy Peters & Co. Gin & Juniper home-smoked salmon, and puddings.
Gin lovers rejoice!
F. Cooke, 9 Broadway Market, London E8 4PH
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The House Gardener
The brand new book from myself, Isabelle Palmer out on the 31st March. House gardening inspiration.  More details to follow in my next blog.
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