Essex is the place to be of late – even Michael Jackson is moving there when he tours in the UK for his This Is It tour! So it was no surprise that Ilford’s newest hotspot, the Potion Bar, attracted a crowd of names for its launch this week.
Eastenders star Patsy Palmer and former Albert Square resident Deepak Verma (aka Sanjay!) caught up at the bash and knocked back some Veuve Cliquot champers whilst Sarah Harding’s boy toy Tom Crane span the tunes.
Elsewhere in the club it was very much more of a reality and Essex style crowd. Big Brother twonks like Rex Newmark, Nikki Grahame (pictured above with GMTV’s fabulous style King Nick Ede) and Aisleyne Horgan Wallace were all in attendance!
Fortunately the likes of TV gal Lizzie Cundy, singer Nate James, Kym Mazelle, David Van Day and Victoria Hart leant some credibility to the swanky venue. Check out Potion bar at 182 Cranbrook Road, Ilford.