5 Ways To Spend Your Sunday Now That Summer Is Over

For the past three months, our Sundays have been spent sunning ourselves in beer gardens, at alfresco brunches or taking strolls in the park at golden hour. And although hints of an Indian summer are peeking through, dreary Sundays are most definitely making a return. This may make us start leaning towards our sofas and Netflix (which granted sounds like a pretty good plan) but we’ve compiled a list of things to do that get you out of the house on a Sunday when the weather starts to get a bit chilly…

1. Electric Cinema

 

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Not surprisingly, trips to the cinema kind of lose their appeal in the summer months. After all, who wants to sit in a darkened room for two hours wasting pinnacle tanning time? But as the weather gets colder, Electric Cinema in Notting Hill is the perfect spot for an afternoon spent watching the latest film releases. Complete with king-sized sofas, red velvet beds and cocktail waiters, this cinema is ultra-luxe whilst keeping a true old-school vibe.

2. See an exhibition


Inject a bit of culture into your weekend by seeing a new exhibition. There’s new ones opening all the time about anything from architecture to fashion, so we’re sure you’ll find something that’s up your street. Right now we’re most looking forward to the the BAFTA: Behind the Screens exhibition which opened this week at BAFTA Piccadilly. It’s currently home to the pink dress Villanelle wore in Killing Eve (yep, we know). Better yet, it’s all completely free.

3. Vintage Shopping

 

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We’ve loved spending our Sundays at vintage markets over the summer, but getting your hands on some great one-off pieces doesn’t have to stop when the outdoor stalls start to get tucked away. Head down to the likes of Brick Lane and Portobello Road and spend the entire day rummaging through rails to discover some pre-loved gems and get inspired.

4. Sunday Lunch


The quintessentially British Sunday lunch can never be beaten and there is no cosier setting for a rainy Sunday than a traditional pub. We’ve done our research on the best places to get your Sunday roast and coming out on top for us is The Princess of Shoreditch – maybe for the name, mainly for the food. With both meat and veggie options served with all the trimmings, this bustling gastro-pub is our next destination for some serious comfort food.

5. Catch a game


Football and rugby season is now upon us and rest assured you don’t have to be a massive sports fan to enjoy a Sunday spent watching the game. Tickets are usually fairly inexpensive and the atmosphere is guaranteed to be second to none. Take a few friends along with you, learn the chants and enjoy great food and drinks. Fingers crossed your team wins!