Things to do to beat the January blues in Wembley Park
If the post-festive January blues are starting to get the best of your boredom, look no further than Wembley Park for some New Year fun.
We have a whole host of exciting things to do in Wembley Park that will help you shake off that melancholy and get those new decade grooves started.
And we’re making things REALLY juicy with the ultimate Wembley Park giveaway. Yes, our New Year New You competition could see you winning 11 incredible prizes exclusive to North West London’s newest cultural neighborhoods hottest attractions. From a London Designer Outlet shopping spree, two concert tickets for The SSE Arena, Wembley, 24 free classes at More Yoga Wembley Park and. So. Much. More. Read this article to find out what you can win and how to enter! (or jump right to it here!)
Be part of the action at Cineworld Wembley
We’ve all wished we could be part of our favourite action movies. And now, at Cineworld Wembley, you can be! Well, kind of. With their brand new 4DX screen you’ll really feel like you’re part of the action as your moving seat and stimulating effects take you along for the thrilling journey. Check out what films you can see here.
Save the world at MeetspaceVR
Ever thought you would thrive in a zombie apocalypse? Or what about roaming deep space? Could you give Del Spooner a run for his money when it comes to fighting rouge robots? With MeetspaceVR in Boxpark Wembley you can taste all your nutty theories with their fully immersive, mind-blowing VR games. They even have some super fun kid friendly games to get the whole family involved!
There’s no business like show business at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
The drama. The costumes. The super famous catchy songs we can’t help but sing-a-long to. Yes, one way to really spice up your January is with the glitz and glamour of Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. On until January 26th is the 80’s pop culture classic, Fame. A guaranteed toe tapper featuring the Oscar-winning tune, Fame! If you can’t make that, they have another adapted Hollywood blockbuster starting 30th January – The Wedding Singer. Staring Strictly’s Kevin Clifton, the Adam Sandler classic will be the romance party of the year at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. You can book tickets here.
Start your sustainable living at Wembley Park Market
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to start living more sustainably and more ethically, we’ve got the perfect place to get you started. Wembley Park Market is your one-stop-shop for all things eco-friendly, high quality and locally produced. Don’t miss Patoka, North West London’s first BYOC (bring you own container) zero-waster retailer, where you can fill up old containers and only pay for what it weighs!
New Year, new fitness challenges with More Yoga Wembley Park
Let’s face it, we’ve all promised ourselves this is the year we nail those fitness goals. And good on ya! If you wondering where to start, why not try out More Yoga Wembley Park. Whether you want to build strength, gain power, be more zen or just move your frame a little more, More Yoga will have a class for you. They’ve even got a £5 try-out deal where you get five classes, over five days for £5 so you can test your hand at Yoga and find the moves for you.
Retail therapy at London Designer Outlet
There is nothing a spot of shopping can’t cure. Especially during January sales when that shopping is seriously discounted. If you find yourself mulling over what to do or where to go, a visit to London Designer Outlet (LDO) is definitely worth trip. On top of their usual 30-70% discount, LDO’s big name brands are offering even further savings, so you can snap up some new wardrobe essentials at a fraction of the price. With up to 50% off Puma, Levi’s, Kurt Geiger, we suggest getting down their quick. Check out all their January sales here.
Get out of the post-festive frustration with Bad Axe
Take part in every Canadian’s favourite backyard pastime and get axe throwing in Boxpark Wembley. The newly opened Bad Axe will make your January that little more… exhilarating, as you battle it out against your friends and family to be the ultimate axe thrower of Wembley Park.
Get ready for Bake Off with a Bread Ahead workshop
Imagine how much yummier life would be if could make delicious baked goods day in, day out? Well with Bread Ahead Wembley Park’s renowned baking school, that could be a reality! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned baker, Bread Ahead’s daily workshops guide you through the art of baking. From pizza to puff pastry, family workshops to free from classes, the masterful classes will have leave you as skilled as Paul Hollywood himself! Don’t forgot to grab one of their famous filled doughnuts whilst you’re there (which you can also learn to bake fyi!).
Get starstruck at Getty Images Gallery
Head to Getty Images Gallery on Olympic Way for your chance to see your idols live. Kind of. Their newest FREE exhibition, Heroes, celebrates 60 years of The SSE Arena, Wembley as the world-renowned home of music and live entertainment. Sourced from Getty Image’s archival and contemporary libraries, the dazzling curation features over 100 photographs of artists performing at the iconic venue. Featuring era-defining concerts such as Prince, David Bowie and The Beatles, current chart-toppers like Kendrick Lamar, Queens of the Stone Age and Taylor Swift, to ultimate crowd pleasers from the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna and The Rolling Stones.
If you can’t beat them, EAT THEM!
You know what they say, food is the cure to everything. And they’re right! If you’re really in a pickle about how to spend your dull Jan days, we highly recommend heading to Wembley Park to grab a bite. From street food extravaganzas at Boxpark Wembley to high street classics in London Designer Outlet. Artisan eateries such as Pasta Remoli and Bread Ahead to fine dining at Studio 5ive. Wembley Park is a foodies paradise with over 50 places to eat and drink. Make sure you check them all out here. If you’re taking part in Veganuary and don’t know where to eat, we’ve got you covered with our top picks on the best vegan grub in Wembley Park. Check it out here.
It's giveaway time
If you’ve loved what you’ve read above, you could be in for the chance of winning it! Yes, to celebrate the New Year in style and help you beat those blues, we’re giving away the ultimate Wembley Park package. We’re giving you the chance to win 11 amazing Wembley Park prizes that are worth over £1000, including shopping sprees at London Designer Outlet, concert tickets for The SSE Arena, Wembley, and 24 free classes at More Yoga.