Things to do in... February

Sessions Art Club
4th Floor, Farringdon, 24 Clerkenwell Grn, London EC1R 0NA
  One of the most current restaurant debuts, Sessions Arts Club is generating quite a buzz – securing a reservation now might just land you a table in time for NEXT year's Valentine's Day. Marking the return of acclaimed chef Florence Knight to London, the restaurant presents itself as one of the most refined dining experiences in London. Housed in a Grade II-listed former courthouse in Clerkenwell with flowing staircases, arched windows, stripped-down walls, ornate fireplaces and plush velvet furnishings. Beyond the interior, the diverse and seasonal menu is equally exceptional. SAC emerges as a venue straight out of a fairy tale, inviting you to immerse yourself in a romantic dining experience.
15th February - 1st September 2024
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Yoko Ono is celebrated for her seven-decade career! The UK's largest exhibition, YOKO ONO: MUSIC OF THE MIND, showcases key moments from the 1950s to the present. Exploring her evolution across the US, Japan. and the UK, the exhibition features iconic works like Cut Piece (1964) and the banned Film No.4 (Bottoms) (1966-67). Visitors can actively engage with her art, including Wish Trees for London. With over 200 works, the exhibition highlights Ono's groundbreaking approach to language, art, and participation that remains relevant today.
22nd February - 7th July 2024
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
The Sargent and Fashion exhibition unveils a fresh perspective on John Singer Sargent's celebrated portrait paintings. It explores his role as a stylist in crafting the image of his sitters. Sargent used fashion strategically to express identity, actively selecting or manipulating outfits to enhance his artistic vision. The exhibition features nearly 60 paintings, including rarely exhibited major portraits, alongside period garments worn by the subjects. By delving into Sargent's innovative use of fashion, the show reveals his timeless ability to create captivating portraits.
Drive-Away Dolls - Ethan Coen
Released 24th February 2024
Drive-Away Dolls, a comedic road film directed by Ethan Coen, follows the story of Jamie (played by Margaret Qualley) and Marian (played by Geraldine Viswanathan). Jamie, a free-spirited young woman dealing with another breakup, teams up with Marian, who is in need of some spontaneity. Seeking a fresh start, the duo embarks on an unplanned road trip to Tallahassee. However, their journey takes an unexpected turn when they encounter a group of bumbling criminals. These criminals had stashed something vital in the rental car mistakenly given to Jamie and Marian.
Good old-fashioned pancakes!
Perfect for Pancake Day on 13th February, top with lemon and sugar for a classic combo! Or trial something new...
Escape to the tranquility of Wales for a 3-4 night digital detox, ideal for reconnecting with nature and recharging your energy. Unplugged's snug log cabins are situated in the picturesque Welsh Hills of Llangollen, offering a serene environment with abundant wildlife and breathtaking views. North Wales provides ample opportunities for solo travellers, groups or those seeking a romantic cabin retreat, with numerous trails, hikes and options for canoeing or kayaking.
Next market: Sunday 18th February 2024
Held at Sandown Race Course, Sandown Antique Market is a haven. With an array of seasonal traders offering an array of decorative antiques, vintage clothing, retro artwork, garden ephemera, collectables, jewellery and much more. Sandown has a plethora of eye-catching finds at every turn!