Fitness, fun and food
Don’t know what to do with your summer? We do.
The Good Ship Benefit at R. S Hispaniola, the beauty and lifestyle destination run by Benefit Cosmetics, invites you to climb on board for a host of exciting events that are sure to get your summer off to a sizzling start!
Whatever your summer style, kick back in the Pinkton Parlour with a delicious cocktail on a balmy evening, or celebrate National Best Friend Day with your fave gal pals in the Brow Lounge.
This month also sees the start of another regular fitness class, which adds to the growing timetable of exercise events on the water! So whether you’re ready to limber up and break a sweat, or prefer relaxing in the sun with a pitcher of Pimms, it’s time to hit the Good Ship Benefit!
Hulafit: Saturday mornings, from 18th June
We’ve got the hoops, you’ve got the hips! Join us for your chance to get fun and silly with the girls as you shake, rattle and roll your hips like never before. Whether you’re a keep-fit fanatic or fitness-phobe, hula-hooping is the perfect mid-week workout to enjoy with your friends.
Details: 10.30 – 11.00am Tickets: £5, www.bookwhen.com/hulafit
Bene Bingo: 3rd June
Feeling lucky Benebabes? Book a table and grab your girlfriends for an evening of BeneBingo in the Brow Lounge. Hosted by comedian Dolly Slateman, you’re guaranteed to laugh your way to being beautiful! A range of Benefit Goodies are up for grabs, and singing will also be called for when we play a bout of Musical Cockney Bingo…need we say more?!
Details: 7:30pm-10pm Tickets £7, Buy tickets here
Benefit Bridal Beauty Show: 4th June
Pamper yourself pretty as we’ve teamed up with the wonderful Body Frock to bring you an evening of Bridal Beauty like never before! Join Lauren Hogsden, Benefit’s Bridal Make Up & Trend Expert, for beauty consultations and be sure to get your brows in tip- top shape with complimentary appointments before your big day!
Details: Drop in from 12pm
Funny Women Awards: The Heats, Thursday 2nd June, Tuesday 7th June, Tuesday 14th June, Friday 17th June, Tuesday 21st June, Wednesday 22nd June
Funny Women and Benefit Cosmetics bring you a night of emerging female comedy acts on board the Good Ship Benefit. The price of your ticket helps to raise vital funds for domestic violence charity, Refuge, so come and have a giggle and grab some Benefit goodies while you’re at it!
Details: Shows start at 7.30pm Tickets: £5 donation on the door which goes to Refuge or tickets available for £5.50 on Yplan
Funny Women - Comedy Cabaret & London Nights: Thursday 16th & 23rd June
Good Ship Benefit will be flinging open its doors to host a magical evening of the best sketch, musical and character acts on the UK comedy scene. The lineup features some of the UK’s best female comedy stars including Katie Pritchard, Louse Reay, Rebecca Turner, Dolly Slateman, and the wonderful Four Femmes on the Thames!
Details: Show starts at 7:30 pm Tickets: From £8, Yplan
Good Yoga Life Class: Sunday mornings, from 5th June
Grab the girls and show us your best sun salutation as we take to the Hoola Decks for another month of yoga on the Thames! These hour-long classes are the perfect introduction for yoga-newbies. Be sure to grab a delicious cocktail from the Tikki bar after the session and wind down in style!
Details: Hourly classes take place every Sunday at 10.30am
Tickets available for £13.85 at Billetto.co.uk
National Best Friend Day: Wednesday 8th June
Grab the yin to your yang and join us on board as we celebrate National Best Friend Day! Buy one cocktail and receive the other free as you sit back in the comforts of the Brow Lounge or watch the sun set over London from the Hoola Decks.
Details: From 6pm
Illusionary Afternoon Tea
Join us for an afternoon of scrumptious sorcery and potion pouring in the Brow Lounge as we serve afternoon tea with a twist! This enchanting mix of treats will be sure to tickle your taste buds and satisfy your senses.
Details: Book a table from 20th June
Brows Bubbles and Beats: 24th June
Celebrate pay day AND the official start of summer in London with the monthly Brows Bubbles and Beats party on board Good Ship Benefit! Head down after work to enjoy beats, discounts and delights in the Benefit Boutique and Pinkton Parlour.
Details: from 5pm-10pm. FREE event
Pride Party: 26th June
It’s that time of year again! To celebrate Pride weekend we’re throwing a party on Good Ship Benefit for all of our Beneboys and girls. We’ll have a DJ, drinks offer and drag acts, so book a table, don your most colourful outfits and celebrate in style!
Details: Call our team of on-board Benebabes to book your table
Illusionary Afternoon Tea Extravaganza: available from 20th June until 31st August
The Illusionary afternoon tea experience will be available in the Brow lounge. This is to mark that Benefit have been magically transforming brows since 1976 and with the launch of their miraculous 13 piece strong brow collection this month, what better way to celebrate the disappearance of those pesky brow dilemmas than by creating a magical, Illusionary Afternoon Tea extravaganza on board the Good Ship Benefit.
Details: £35 per person
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