The epicentre of the event is definitely in hipster haven, Shoreditch, where there will be cocktail making masterclasses, pop up bars and expert demonstrations of the fine art of mixology. Also, back by popular demand will be a series of bar “takeovers” which involves your favourite bar transforming itself into an exotic cocktail heaven for the week.
It’s a wonderful look into the opulent lifestyle led by members of Singapore’s elite families, but it is also about the massive pressure to succeed that some of its younger members experience. However, that isn’t to say that the film is a heavy social commentary. There’s plenty of comedy and family pratfalls as everyone tries to adjust and like all good rom-coms, the wedding is worthy of a film in itself.
The Art Deco chandeliers and wood panelling make it a good wind down zone as well as it specialises in late night snacks and coffees. However, cocktails are Good Godfery’s main thing and Waldorf-tini and the Astor Hip Flask are old-school tipples that come highly recommended. Retail warriors can take a break from hitting the Covent Garden boutiques by dropping in for an excellent Afternoon Tea.
Backed by the mighty Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a star cast bring to life the loves and losses experienced a group of disparate individuals in prohibition era America. Adrian Lester plays the smart, wise-cracking romantic lead whose destiny is changed by a beautiful, yet unobtainable woman. The supporting cast give their all to sharp songs like “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down Your Rockin’ the Boat”.