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What To Book In London: September

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From Gladiators assault courses to Miami beach yoga sessions, these are the capital’s best events, food feasts, festivals and more to fill your social calendar this month…

GET YOUR FASHION FIX HERE: London Fashion Week Festival

London Fashion Week Festival is back, with a whole host of new designers, workshops, fashion stalls and catwalk shows thrown into the mix.

The Store Studios, 180 Strand WC2R 1EA, 21st – 24th September, tickets from £20

Visit LondonFashionWeek.com



To celebrate the rich tapestry of Israeli culture in London – Ottolenghi fans prepare to rejoice – Camden’s Roundhouse will be hosting a four-day festival of food, music, nightlife and culture. As well as art exhibitions and live music – the talented Guy Gerber will take to the decks on Saturday 9th – there will also be a free food festival on the 9th and 10th, curated by esteemed Israeli chef Shaul Ben Aderet, where foodies can stock up on mouthwatering Middle Eastern fare.

Various locations across London, including the Roundhouse, Cadogan Hall and The Coronet, 8th – 11th September, free entry for food festival with evening performances from £10

Visit TLVInLDN.org


BET ON THIS: Ascot’s Festival Of Food And Wine

This four-day food fest will welcome celebrated chef Raymond Blanc and Candice Brown, winner of last year’s Great British Bake Off, to host a series of live cooking demos. Food and wine will flow freely over the course of the festival – take your pick from over 140 food and wine stalls – and if you’re feeling particularly lucky, you can place on a bet on your winning horse on the 8th and 9th.

Ascot Racecourse, High St, Ascot SL5 7JX, 7th - 10th September, with flat racing on 8th & 9th September, entry starts from £18 per person to include access to both the festival and racing.

Visit Ascot.co.uk


GET YOUR GAME ON HERE: Gladiators in Merchant Square

Gladiators! Are you ready? Battle it out at Merchant Square’s Gladiators assault course, where you’ll get the chance to compete alongside your friends in a bid to be crowned Gladiator champions. A must-visit for those obsessed with the '90s TV show. 

Merchant Square, Harbet Road, Paddington W2 1BF, 14th September, 12pm – 2pm

Visit MerchantSquare.co.uk


WORK OUT HERE: BOOManchu Festival

This weekend, spin-class legends BOOMCycle are teaming up with Clapham's rock‘n’roll dim sum bar and nightclub Fu Manchu to bring fitness lovers an exciting two-day wellness festival, filled with unique cycle workouts, guest speakers and healthy brunches by SANA Mind Body & Soul. You’ll also get to take home a health-inspired goody bag. Get your sweat on in various locations all over London, including The Shard and outside on Tower Bridge.

Various London locations, 23rd & 24th September, 9:30am – 5pm, tickets £28

Visit FuManchu.co.uk


GET YOUR CULTURE FIX HERE: Unseen Photographs of Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso & Joan Miro

Hampstead's Zebra One Gallery is unveiling an exclusive collection of rare and never-before-seen photographs of legendary artists including Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro. The images will be on display until the end of September and give a rare and intimate glimpse into the lives of these hugely influential figures.

Zebra One Gallery, 1 Perrin’s Court, Hampstead NW3 1QX, Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday appointment only

Visit ZebraOneGallery.com


SHOP HERE: J Brand Sample Sale

Get up to an 80% discount at J Brand’s exclusive sample sale. That means we can buy double the amount, right?

The BOX, 4 - 6 Ram Place, Hackney E9 6LT, 7th – 10th September

Visit TheBox-London.com



Following a critically acclaimed season at the National Theatre and a major UK tour, Sally Cookson’s beguiling adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece Jane Eyre is set to return to Lyttleton Theatre for a series of performances running until the end of October.

Lyttelton Theatre at The National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank SE1 9PX, 26 September – 21 October 2017, tickets from £41 with reduced rates for concessions

Visit NationalTheatre.org


BINGE ON BRATWURST HERE: Last Days of Shoreditch Anti-Oktoberfest

East London’s favourite pop-up street food and music fest will be getting a Bavarian-themed makeover just in time for Oktoberfest. With everything from German break-dancers and David Hasselhoff karaoke, to Bratwurst eating contests, there’s no better place in London to get a slice of Deutsch action.

288 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1V 9LA, 22nd – 23rd September, tickets from £20

Visit ShoreditchOktoberfest.com


INDULGE HERE: Texture 10th Anniversary

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Michelin-starred restaurant Texture will host a series of one-off collaborative dinners with a collection of top chefs throughout the whole of September. Boasting a show-stopping line-up with five Michelin stars between them – including the likes of Raymond Blanc, Vivek Singh, Arnaud Bignon and Ollie Dabbous – this dinner series is set to seriously impress.

Texture, 34 Portman Street, Mayfair W1H 7BY, 5th – 28th September, tickets from £170, to book, call 020 7224 0028

Visit Texture-Restaurant.co.uk


GET CHEFFY HERE: Meet the Makers at Stoke House

As part of a series of decadent dinners, Stoke House will be welcoming fellow foodies to indulge in an evening of gastronomic wonder. Guests will get the chance to sample the new Stoke House menu, whilst the restaurant’s suppliers regale the group with all their tricks of the trade. You’ll be cooking like a pro in no time.

Stoke House, 81 Buckingham Palace Rd, Westminster SW1W 0AJ, 6th September BBQ & Beer, with other dates to follow, ticket £35 per person, includes bottomless beer and wine.

Visit EventBrite.co.uk


PUCKER UP HERE: Power Mouth Exhibition

Refinery29 has collaborated with NARS Cosmetics and the brand's founder and creative director, François Nars, on a female-only art exhibition called Power Mouth to celebrate the launch of NARS’ newest product – the Powermatte Lip Pigment. This immersive, multi-sensory exhibition about colour, self-expression and female power will feature work digital art, photography and live performances by Daantje Bons, Natalia Stuyk, Romily Alice, Shae DeTar and Vanessa Kisuule.

Protein Studios, 31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch EC2A 3EY, 8th – 9th September, free but register for tickets here EventBrite.co.uk


GET YOUR FILM FIX HERE: One Aldwych Film and Fizz

One Aldwych will be offering film buffs a date night with a difference this September, as they launch their new winter season of Film & Fizz dinners. Devour a decadent three-course dinner in the glamorous setting of the Indigo restaurant, then curl up in the hotel’s swanky 30-seat screening room to watch everything from vintage cult classics to the latest blockbuster releases, with a glass of Lallier Grande Réserve fizz in hand. Bliss.

One Aldwych, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden WC2B 4BZ, 8th September – 24th December, tickets £55pp

Visit OneAldwych.com


STRETCH OUT HERE: Miami Beach Sessions: Yoga on the Beach

Stretch out and feel the sand between your toes at Miami Beach (or London’s closest thing to it), where Ministry of Fitness will be hosting a beach-themed disco yoga workout. Practice your downward dog on the soft, golden sands, with DJ sets, disco vibes and a Miami sunrise in the background, projected on the Backyard Cinema screen.

Backyard Cinema, Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway, Elephant & Castle SE1 6DR, 9th September, various times, tickets £14

Visit MinistryDoesFitness.com


GET INKED HERE: Pistonhead Free Party at the Bike Shed

Fancy a free ink? Get yourselves down to the Pistonhead’s free party at The Bike Shed in Shoreditch, where a lucky selected few will get the chance to be tattooed for free by The Blue Tattoo’s expert inker Giacomo, whilst knocking back free Pistonhead lager and delicious American-style grub.

384 Old Street, Shoreditch, EC1V 9LT, 7th September, 7pm-11pm, FREE

Visit TheBikeShed.cc

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