So Solid Valentine's Ball: Slow dancing has to be one of mankind’s most awkward activities, so save your blushes and instead boogie the night away with your party partner, as original garage posse So Solid Crew take over the Electric for the So Solid Valentine's Ball.
Indulge Your Senses at London Transport Museum: Who knew a transport museum could be so sensual? For one night only guests will be able to experience the smell of our lovely city (no, that doesn’t mean piss-soaked bus seats) as the museum hosts ‘Scent and Spirit of London’. This one-off night will explore history through vintage perfumes and drinks, from the Belle Epoche up to the 1970s. Not to be sniffed at.
The Crick Crack Club Presents: This Thing Called Love: Listen to live and unscripted tales of love, lust, madness and romance at the Crick Crack Club's latest evening of storytelling. Nell Phoenix, Tim Ralphs and Nick Hennessey will be providing the entertainment, prolonging the love post Valentine's Day.
Valentines Mansion and Gardens: Restored and reopened in March 2009, Valentines Mansion and Gardens is a Grade II*-listed country house features a recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian room. It's set in picturesque grounds with a herb garden, rose garden, dovecote and canal.
Valentine's Weekend at Keats House: Love is in the air at the beautiful Georgian house Keats called home between 1818-1820 this Valentine's weekend. Saturday sees an afternoon session of poetry readings from the Keats House Poetry Ambassadors where work by Keats, Byron and many others will be performed (3pm-4pm free with admission), while Sunday boasts an evening event curated by Cupid himself.
Valentine's Day at The View from The Shard: If you must do something romantic on Valentine's Day, it may as well be spectacularly romantic, and sipping champagne as you look out over the glittering lights of London after dark from 244m above ground level is a great effort. The View from the Shard will be open two hours later than usual – last session at 10.30pm.
Valentine's Day Sunset Concert and Tours: Think you're romantic, do you? Well, how many Gothic towers have you had built in memory of your beloved? That's just what the grieving Lady Anne James did for her husband, which – coupled with the stunning views from her folly Severndroog Castle, up on top of Shooters Hill – should make these volunteer-led sunset tours a supreme Valentine's Day surprise.
National Gallery Friday Late: Valentine's Special: Love-struck museum goers can taste historical aphrodisiacs, create their own fascinators with Glam Hatters and take part in courtly dances at this Valentine's themed event. Activities are free and places are available on a first come, first served basis.
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Valentine’s Evening with the Stars: Star-crossed lovers, the planets have aligned for you this Valentine's Day. The Royal Observatory are once again hosting an evening of romantic events where beaus can stargaze through the 18-tonne Victorian telescope, enjoy the view (and a glass of bubbly) standing on the Prime Meridian. (Sunday Feb 14)
Valentine's Weekend Concert: Brief Encounter: Spend Valentine's Day watching 'Brief Encounter' one of the most romantic flicks around. The screening will be preceded a performance from the Amadeus Orchestra of Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto which features throughout the the film. (Saturday Feb 13)
Uncle Barts Valentine’s Day Chocolate Cocktail Masterclass: Chocolate and cocktail lovers should signup sharpish for this Valentine's masterclass led by a mixology expert from Barts Bar. The speak easy will provide the perfect setting for the workshop covering classic recipes from the Prohibition era, teamed with luxurious chocolatey flavours. (Sunday Feb 14)