London may be unseasonably warm still, but let’s face it: winter’s here and you’re miserable.

But while you’re browsing for SAD lamps (pro tip), let us inform you that the founder of Glastonbury’s Shangri-La – the bonkers after-hours party hub filled with interactive installations and other magical bits – has got a plan to bring summer back early.

Party mastermind Deborah Armstrong wants to create an immersive tropical paradise at a secret London location, built like a Hollywood film set with jungle landscaping, rock walls, hot tubs, a 40-foot waterfall and a swimming lagoon. The “sky” will be video-mapped in high definition, taking you from sunny afternoon to starlit night with a 1.5 million lumen light projection system to blast away the misery, and guests will check in their mobile phones, money and winter clothes at the teleporter-style entrance. By day there’s a family focus, with activities for kids and their parents, and by night it’s a massive pool party with shows and DJs.

Hold up: it hasn’t happened yet. To bring Summerland to life, the creators are inviting their fans to buy shares through a two-month Seedrs campaign. The minimum investment is £10, and Founding Club members will get rewards depending on the amount of shares bought, in a Kickstarter fashion. In total they’re looking to raise £850,000.

Head to Summerland’s Seedrs page to find out how to get involved, and get an idea of what to expect with the 3D walkthrough video below.

Latest Stories

Latest Stories

Share Tweet
+