DF x TO | City Life, Episode 6

Cosy London 🎡

As the City Life project draws to a close, we leave you with the final episode; Cosy London. In this pillar we try some yummy cookies, rate a cosy pub and experience a gong bath! Without further ado, let’s get into the five pillars shall we? 🙌🏽

We’re joined by Jordan Page and Matt Barter, who make up the @thebrunchdestroyers, to taste test some different cookies from around London, at the Time Out HQ. With so much choice, which one takes the crown? Find out now! Which one would you want a bite of? 🍪🥛

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• Watch | Guess the Christmas film

How well do you know your Christmas films? Could you guess the film and it’s iconic scene based on the location? In this pillar, we showcase 3 main locations; the first location is Godiva Chocolates in Covent Garden, the second is Southbank and the third is The Globe Tavern in Borough MarketAny thoughts? (2:21 mins in)🍿🎥🎄🎬

• Do | Rules of a cosy pub

What makes a cosy pub cosy in the winter? Is it the roaring fire, the yummy Sunday lunch or the ambient lighting? For the last time in this series, comedian Josh Weller heads to the Duke of Hamilton pub in Hampstead with a checklist to find out how cosy it is! (1:24 mins in)🍷🕯️🍗 🥘

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• Drink | Secret ingredient

Who doesn’t love a cocktail challenge? We headed to Quo Vadis in Soho and challenged their bartender, Saskia, to make a signature festive cocktail with a secret ingredient. Can you spot what it is? (3:59 mins in) ☕️🍸❓

• Listen | Gong baths

What is a gong bath we hear you say? According to a blog on Triyoga, a gong bath is “a form of sound healing meditation growing in popularity as a modern healing technique. Intrigued? We were! Time Out editor, Rose Johnstone headed down to a gong bath class, lead by teacher Aysha Bell, at the Refinery E9 Studios in Hackney to find out more.🪬🧘🥁🧘‍♀️🧿

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That’s a wrap! 🎬

And just like that, we’ve wrapped on City Life. A big thank you to Time Out London, all the places we filmed at and all the lovely people we interviewed throughout this project. It’s been great working with you all and we’re excited to see what new projects this year brings!🎉 ⭐️

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