Home > Life > Travel > The Monthly Hot List- November 2021 Post author By The Mum Club Post date 2 November 2021 The Monthly Hot List- November 2021 The Mum Club2 November 2021 Film & TV Spencer – Cinemas Nationwide (5th November) Spencer, directed and produced by Pablo Larraín, follows Princess Diana over the course of three days during a fateful Christmas spent at the Sandringham Estate with the Royal Family. We watch as Charles and Diana’s marriage dissolves. The film describes itself as “a fable from a true tragedy.” Kristen Stewart is utterly compelling as Lady Di and gives a sensational performance. Watch Trailer Now Mothering Sunday – Cinemas Nationwide (12th November) Mothering Sunday is a British period drama film directed by Eva Husson. It stars Odessa Young, Josh O’Connor, Olivia Colman and Colin Firth. It’s set in the 1920s and follows an orphaned maid (Young) as she becomes entangled in a passionate love affair with Paul (O’Connor). The Hollywood Reporter described it as “one of the sexiest heterosexual period dramas in some time.” It’s meticulously shot and beautifully acted. Watch Trailer Now Selling Sunset – Netflix (24th November) Our favourite guilty pleasure is back for season 4 and we can’t wait to watch! The incredibly glamorous agents at The Oppenheim Group are back to sell the most decadent and luxurious homes in LA. The houses are sensational, and the drama between the agents is intense! Watch Catch Up Now House of Gucci – Cinemas Nationwide (26th November) House of Gucci is directed by Ridley Scott and has already been generating quite the buzz – no doubt it will feature heavily in the upcoming awards season. The film is based on the 2001 book, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed. The book focuses on the shocking 1995 assassination of Maurizio Gucci and the subsequent trial of Patrizia Reggiani. The film has an all-star cast featuring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto and Al Pacino. Watch Trailer Now Books Diamonds: Diamond Stories – Assouline Diamonds: Diamond Stories is the fabulous new coffee table book that would make the most perfect Christmas gift for any jewellery lover. British Vogue’s editor-in-chief Edward Enniful, writes the foreword for the book and discusses how diamonds are a universal symbol of luxury. The book looks at the history of some of the world’s most famous diamonds, shows stunning images of diamonds and legendary diamond lovers such as Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. It also showcases new jewellery designers that are using diamonds in unexpected ways. Buy Now No One Is Talking About This – Patricia Lockwood No One Is Talking About This is the much-anticipated novel by Patricia Lockwood – it’s already been shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize. It’s a story about a life lived in two halves – about what happens when real life collides with the world accessed through a screen. The book, broken into two parts, follows an unnamed protagonist’s interactions with a virtual platform called ‘the portal.’ Vanity Fair said, “Lockwood has paid attention more closely than perhaps any other human on earth to what it’s like to be alive right now.” Buy Now Podcasts The Way We Are with Munroe Bergdorf Munroe Bergdorf is a game-changing model, influencer and activist who is dedicated to uplifting marginalised communities – particularly supporting racial justice and trans rights. She is also in the process of writing a book, Transitional, about gender and identity. Bergdorf started her podcast so she could share her thoughts in a positive and dynamic way with people she admires. Podcast guests include Jameela Jamil, Mabel and Olly Alexander. Listen Now Pulling the Thread with Elise Loehen Pulling the Thread is a new podcast from the former Goop Chief Content Officer. Each episode is 45 minutes and is an investigation and discussion with today’s leading thinkers, authors, experts, doctors, healers, and scientists about life’s biggest questions: “Why do we do what we do? How can we come to know and love ourselves better? How can we come together to heal and build a better world?” Listen Now Bonfire Night – Lewes, East Sussex 5th November 2021 On the 5th November every year the sleepy little town of Lewes, East Sussex, is totally transformed. The Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations are one the biggest in the country. Six different bonfire societies will be wielding torches and effigies through the streets of Lewes. It is the biggest and the only proper bonfire night celebration left of its kind in the UK. Buy Tickets Now Ally Pally’s Fireworks Festival – Alexandra Palace Park, London 6th November 2021 Ally Pally’s Fireworks Festival is one of the biggest bonfire night celebrations in London. “Be captivated by the Light Show, get your dancing shoes on at StrEATlife with Soul, Garage and RnB legend Trevor Nelson, warm up by the Bonfire or head inside to our German Beer Fest where you’ll be entertained by an Oompah Band and Spice Girls Tribute Act Wannabe! Plus Family Fun, an Ice Disco, all the thrills of the Funfair, Fire Jugglers and one big ol’ Bonfire!” Boy Tickets Now The Mum Club2 November 2021 ← TMC Recipe Of The Week: Chicken Fajita Burrito Bowl → Do I Really Need To Massage My Perineum Before Labour?