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The Vintage Guide To London | October 17, 2017

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For all lovers and the lonely hearted: Tainted Love

The White Blackbird’s next party – Tainted Love –  a tongue-in-cheek look at the nature of love and celebration of Saint Valentine, will be the night to be for all those in love or heartbroken. The night is hosted by Stoke Place, a Queen Anne mansion. The entire estate is reserved for the exclusive use of revellers, who will be free to roam, discovering the many surprises we have secreted away for them. They include:

 STAR CROSSED LOVE ASSAULT COURSE
Can you make it through the hard times and seal it with a kiss? Fastest couple wins a bottle of Vestal vodka.

APOTHECARY BAR
Serving herbal, floral and vegetable cocktails to soothe your heart’s ailments. Bistro menu available (to keep your strength up).

LECTURES IN THE AMOROUS ARTS

Historical aphrodisiac talk and tasting, Lana Citron – author of A Compedium of Kisses tasseling with Trixie Malicious and Holloway-Smith Noir, lingerie masterclass from Bordello plus beat Vestal vodka founder William Borrell at cards to win a taster shot.

RESTAURANT

The award winning Stoke Place restaurant will be open, serving a special Valentine’s Day menu.

BROKEN HEARTED BALLROOM

Personalised love songs (includes nice, nasty, clean and jolly rude varieties) from Dusty Limits, a mating dance class, a midnight heart massacre and dancing music until late from resident DJ Pierre.

PRIVATE CINEMA

Tucked away behind heavy red velvet curtains, a nook for two complete with mountains of popcorn, a selection of romantic classics and a pink champagne service.

IN THE BEDROOMS

Nude portraiture salon with Emma Myrtle, speed relationships with the Royal Society for the Pursuit of Love Birds, Millicent Binks and the dance of the seven veils, Josh Knowles and Trixie Malicious in the Garden of Eden, Vintage Secret dressing up room

IN THE GROUNDS

Roast pink marshmallows over a roaring bonfire

MIDNIGHT FEAST

24 Red Roses banquet presented by Stoke Place head chef Craig van der Meer

BAR THAT NEVER CLOSES

As usual, for those quick enough to book a room, the bar that doesn’t give up until you do.

The White Blackbird
Tainted Love
11 February 2011
From 20:00

Tickets £35
Venue: Stoke Place