Single life is as much to be celebrated as Valentine’s Day, full stop. Even if you do have a S.O., Valentine’s Day might just not be your thing. We’re always up for a good time here at Melan Mag, so whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s with the girls (yes that’s a thing) or if you just can’t stand PDA, we’ve trawled Design My Night and The Evening Standard to find seven non-Valentine’s ways to celebrate the festival of love.
Time run – an Anti-Valentine’s special
At Time Run’s anti-Valentine’s special, you’ll be teamed up with adventurers to quest through time and space in an immersive escape room experience. Bring friends, your other half or just go on your own! If it’s something different and a bit out-there, give it a go and surprise yourself. Disclaimer: super heroes only.
The dark side of love – a Valentine’s ball
Lovestruck, lovelorn or loveless, the Dark Side of Love Valentine’s Masked Ball is an eerie night full of eccentric fun. Drink, dance and let your hair down, spread over four floors of Soho’s Century Club.
Hip Hop Brunch LDN
The renowned Saturday Hip Hop Brunch party is fast-becoming everyone’s favourite brunch. Delicious food, endless cocktails and a karaoke events, all of your friends can fit for a fun-packed day. The ‘Dirty South’ Lunch menu will be served between 12-1 and you can sing your heart out for the rest of the afternoon.
Round up all of your friends to and enjoy a private karaoke room and you can add on a drinks package, like the Mates Before Dates, including four pizzas and two bottles of Prosecco.
Anti-Valentine tapas body experience
Warning: This one is a little bit unusual and only for the daring: The Toy Room Club in Mayfair is hosting an elegant tapas buffet, served on the bodies of two models! Dubbed as the quirkiest Valentine’s event in London this year, it promises to be a pretty unique experience…
The London Paladium, 8-9 Argyll St, Soho, London W1F 7TF
The Yoncé ‘Valentine’s Day’ experience
If you’re up for a dance and a party this 14th February, The Yoncé Experience at XOYO is the perfect night out for you. London. If you’re crazy in love with Beyonce, she’s playing all night long
Anti-Valentine’s day poetry at Hackney Picturehouse
Hackney Picturehouse is holding a poetry event for Londoners who love poetry, as long as it isn’t soppy. Everyone can get involved to see some of London’s best poets try to write the most laughably bad prose to win prizes. They’re calling it an “antidote” for all things lovey dovey and it sounds like a lot of fun!
270 Mare St, London E8 1HE