The weekend has come around once again and you'll be pleased to know that there's lots on in London town!
Whether you're looking for date night inspiration, new places to grab a bite-to-eat or a place to party when the Super Bowl kicks off - you'll find it here.
<p><strong>Culture: Chinese New Year celebrations</strong></p><p>Today marks a new year in Chinese culture, and so we’re extremely excited to hear that the people behind W1’s Chinatown have organised a handful of special events which will be taking place this Sunday, 2 February, across central London.</p><p>Starting with a parade, the festivities will continue with lions (not real ones, don't worry) circling around Chinatown as well as local artists, and traditional food and craft stalls.</p><p><em>Kung Hei Fat Choi!</em></p>
<p><strong>Music: E5 & Burnt Enz Festival </strong></p><p>Tonight, under the arches at Mentmore Terrace in Hackney, you’ll find live music accompanied by the smell of homely, winter food (oh, and drinks, of course!)</p><p>The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/323318357806236/?ref=22">E5 and Burnt Enz winter festival</a> will be kicking off this evening – and running until Sunday – with live music from 9pm until late, and some tasty morsels including warmed oyster or suckling pig and cider to try.</p><p><em>Arch 395, Mentmore Terrace, E8 3PH, London</em><em> </em></p>
<p><strong>Film: One Aldwych's </strong><strong>Films & Fizz night </strong></p><p>Fancy a night of wining, dining and film-watching in style? Of course you do.</p><p>At One Aldwych, you can enjoy a glass of (the best) Champagne whilst watching some of this year’s Oscar and BAFTA nominated films including <em>Captain Philips</em>, <em>Gravity</em>, and <em>Philomena</em>. Along with a three course meal, and of course, posh popcorn, it’s the perfect evening out.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.onealdwych.com">One Aldwych</a>, London, WC2B 4BZ, 020 7300 1000</em></p>
<p><strong>Date Night: Love Potions at Bam-Bou</strong></p><p>Save the date: this Saturday, 1 February, Asian fusion restaurant Bam-Bou will be launching its new selection of cocktails, entitled Love Potions.</p><p>The potions, which include Heartbreak Healer, Cupid’s Kiss, Lovers’ Liquor and Ever After Elixir are priced at just £7 each, making them a perfect pre-Valentine’s treat.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.bam-bou.co.uk/">Bam-Bou</a>, 1 Percy Street, London, W1T 1DB, 020 7323 9130</em></p>
<p><strong>Exhibition: Nelson Mandela</strong></p><p>A celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and his love of art, this exhibition at the Belgravia Gallery is filled with nostalgia for the former South African president.</p><p>Drawings by Mandela, photographs, and new unseen work are displayed alongside collections including <em>My Robben Island</em> and <em>Reflections of Robben Island</em>.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.belgraviagallery.com/">Belgravia Gallery,</a> 45 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4JL, 020 7495 1010</em></p>
<p><strong>Sport: Super Bowl Party</strong></p><p>Super Bowl Sunday, 2 February, is nearly upon us and to celebrate this HUGE sporting event Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes are throwing a party.</p><p>The bowling complex will be opening the whole venue and showing the big game across multiple screens as well as offering American food, karaoke and some of London’s best DJs.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.bloomsburylive.com/calendar_event_new.php?id=976">Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes</a>, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, London, WC1H 9EU, </em><em>tickets £10.</em></p>
<p><strong>Food: Oyster Bar</strong></p><p>The newly refurbished Oyster Bar at Wiltons is now open for business and offering both existing clientele and new visitors the best in fine dining and fishy fancies.</p><p>Delicacies include oysters and Glamorgan sausages with Laverbread mayonnaise as well as foie gras, four spice crumb and Reisling jelly.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.wiltons.co.uk">Wiltons</a>, 55 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX, 020 7629 9955</em></p>