November Social Events


The Social Committee has been hard at work trying to find events to comply with government guidelines. We have checked with our guides and have been assured that all of them act within guidelines and will continue to monitor the ever changing situation.

If ever an event has to be cancelled due COVID-19 restrictions, you will receive a refund.

Along the highlighted events below we another installment of Gavin’s Virtual London on offer.

Please check out what we have on tap and email us with queries! Each ticket you purchase not only covers the cost of the event but contributes to the PSO Gifts fund! The Gifts fund helps schools administrators, teachers, and students pay for activities and goods to further learning and enjoyment at ACS Hillingdon!

We look forward to seeing you this month!

Please be aware the tour and event groups are smaller.

Due to this, we anticipate each tour selling out! Please do put your name on the wait list if your event sells out.

Tower of London

Monday 2nd November @ 11:30am

Now is an excellent time to visit the Tower of London as numbers will be restricted and there won’t be tourists! It is really quiet there at the moment. 

This virtual tour will give you the background history to its construction, stories of the famous prisoners kept there, royal executions, the famous ravens and the Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters). There will be tips on how to make the most of your visit there too.

Friday Quiz Night

Friday 6th November 8pm - 11pm 

Join ACS Parents for a mind tingling night of fun hosted by fearlessly fantastic pub tour guide Vic Norman

About this Event

Refuse to allow your brain cells to socially distance with our Remote Quiz evening. Gear up your minds for several fun rounds which will test intellect,recall and sobriety all from the comfort of your own home. Put the kids to bed early. Bring snacks. Bring booze. Bring razor sharp brains. No curfew. No bedtime.

Winner will be sent a bottle of Prosecco to enjoy whilst reliving their victory in the privacy of their own home.

Cost £11 per household

Zoom link registration will be emailed separately prior to the event.

Art with Mary P

Gallery Hop

Tuesday 10th November

@ 10:30am - 12:30pm

Join Art with Mary P Gallery Hop - Talks with Four Select Gallerists Featuring London Artist Tom Hammick’s “Nightfire" Exhibition

If you follow Mary’s @artwithmaryp instagram, you know she’s a huge fan of artist Tom Hammick! You can imagine how over the moon she was when she got to meet him at his exhibition opening! And now we get to see it! The exhibition is easy to love, full of bright colors and the moody mystery of night. Join us for this tour, where nearly all the exhibitions are bursting with color, sure to chase away the chill in the air…and the one show with more neutral colors… it's the classic “Nudes” show at Olivier Malingue…and who doesn’t like elegant nudes?!

Virtual Paint Party

Wednesday 11th November 11am - 12:30pm 

Time to get creative!

Join other ACS Hillingdon parents and unleash your inner Van Gogh at this virtual paint party!

Brush Party artists will guide you through a step-by-step, interactive process of painting your very own masterpiece on canvas all within the comfort of your own home via Zoom. All you have to do is log on, grab your paintbrush, and have fun creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art! We will be painting the below seaside landscape. Shipping and delivery costs of paint kit are included in ticket price.

Zoom link information provided just prior to event date.

West London Food Tour

with Vic

Wednesday 18th November

@ 11am - 2pm

Enjoy a delicious day exploring the culinary delights of West London

Experience a real taste of London on this West End food tour. In total eight different stops of foodie heaven. London has more cuisines on her doorstep than pretty much any other city in the world. Sweet and Savoury. Old and New.


For those new to these food tours: Vic has picked out several shops with great food and highlights history while we walk.

Southwark Walking Tour

Monday 22nd November 11am - 2pm 

Next up, Southwark! See some of THE most iconic structures in London and walk through the area inspired Dickens and Shakespeare.

London's first suburb is a fascinating mix with lots of history and literacy links, especially Dickens and Shakespeare. We will also see a mix of social housing reflecting the changing ideas over the years, hidden gardens and some historic pubs!

The tour starts at London Bridge station and ends near The Globe and Tate Modern.

Virtual Wine Tasting

Saturday 28th November

@ 7pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a fun-filled, virtual wine tasting at home and sample different types of wine guided by a professional sommelier!

Ahead of this exciting and interactive virtual wine tasting class, you will be sent your 5 different, high quality wine samples and some tasting notes. The 5 wines will be 1 x Rose, 2 x Whites and 2 x Reds. You will receive 100ml of each wine. All you need to do is resist the temptatin to drink them before class! During the session, you will be taken through each with a professional sommelier and will learn how to smell and taste wine in an engaging and informative way. Tasting notes will be included so you can keep track of your favourites.

There will be time for questions/discussion and the sommelier will also host a mini wine related quiz during the experience! All delivery and shipping costs are included in ticket price.