Things to do in... October

Brat X Climpson's Arch
374 Helmsley Place, Hackney, E8 3SB
In addition to their expansive covered courtyard under London Fields Overground, Brat X Climpson's Arch offer an interior dining area that features walk-in spaces along the lengthy bar area. Here, guests can delight in the daily blackboard menu or opt for the more concise bar menu, all while perusing an extensive selection of wines and beverages. Guests can savor dishes like roasted chicken rice, whole crab with hay butter, wood fired breads, grilled seasonal vegetables and a variety of fresh shellfish. The courtyard has a marquee structure that gives shelter and insulation against the unpredictable British weather, and both the exterior and interior dining areas feature open kitchens.

Reservations made online for parties of 1-8. For larger bookings contact
With over two decades of experience, The Modern Warehouse possess a wealth of expertise in providing exquisite design, artwork, and artefacts to a diverse clientele, catering to both individuals and professionals in the United Kingdom and abroad. Their specialisation encompasses a range of offerings, from Scandinavian architect-designed furniture and lighting to rugs and various applied arts. Their profound admiration extends to anything possessing sculptural and elegant qualities, regardless of its historical period or origin, as long as it harmonises with their extensive collection.

Based in Nottinghamshire and London by appointment only.

40 Commercial St, London E1 6TB
Nestled atop The Culpeper building, this charming rooftop garden has enticing cocktails, grill offerings and captivating skyline vistas. The Culpeper is a multi-story venue, featuring a ground floor bar, a second floor kitchen, third floor bedrooms and The Culpeper Rooftop. Situated in Aldgate, this rooftop terrace is more of a rooftop greenhouse, complete with a bar and comfortable seating nestled among lush foliage.

During the summer season, the rooftop has a set lunch menu, thoughtfully sourced to align with eco-friendly principles. As the evening descends, the terrace comes alive with drinks and snacks, featuring a garden-inspired cocktail menu and a curated selection of fine wines, craft beers, and ciders.

The Culpeper Rooftop is a friendly and laid-back ambiance, making it a sought-after destination. The Culpeper Winter Rooftop transforms the space with open fires and warm seating inside the glasshouse, ensuring a snug and inviting experience. Perfect for the colder months!
First Floor, The Blue Posts, 28 Rupert St, London W1D 6DJ

Nestled above The Blue Posts on the outskirts of Soho, The Mulwray is a wine bar that specialises in an exquisite selection of fine and natural wines, hailing from both traditional and emerging winemaking regions.

The Mulwray's wine collection is dedicated to showcasing intriguing and lesser-known grape varieties sourced from up-and-coming wine regions and vintners. Their wine list is thoughtfully organised to mirror the changing seasons, featuring categories like cool climate whites, velvety reds and a few unconventional choices for those seeking a unique tasting experience.

In addition to their curated wine offerings, The Mulwray provides a dynamic experience for wine enthusiasts. They feature a weekly rotating selection of wines by the glass, allowing patrons to explore a variety of flavours.

Wine tasting sessions start at 6pm. Tickets are £50pp and include the hosted tasting session, 4 x wines plus a 20% retail discount.

DIVA at the V&A
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
DIVA at the V&A is a tribute to the influential and imaginative prowess of some of history's most remarkable performers. The exhibition offers a captivating glimpse into the world of divas, featuring exquisite attire worn by iconic figures such as Maria Callas, Cher, Elton John and Marilyn Monroe. Providing a compelling exploration of the diva's role and significance.

The exhibition's very title hints at grandeur and serves as a homage to the bravery, ingenuity and ambition of divas—defined as "iconic performers who have made their voices heard"—spanning from the 19th century to the contemporary era.

Visit the exhibition rom now until 7th April 2024.

The Peninsula Hotel
1 Grosvenor Pl, London SW1X 7HJ
For nearly a century, The Peninsula Hotels has been renowned for providing guests from all corners of the globe with exceptional elegance and service, enabling them to craft unforgettable memories. In alignment with their commitment to "The Peninsula Promise," which prioritises delivering an unparalleled guest experience and are delighted to introduce an array of new offerings designed to elevate guest luxury and convenience, while simultaneously establishing fresh benchmarks within the hospitality sector.

These initiatives encompass a variety of enhancements, such as an expanded and flexible check-in and check-out schedule and a curated selection of eco-friendly, custom-scented guest room amenities. This 360 approach to the guest experience creates a beautiful and wholesome stay at The Peninsula.