WHAT IS IT? Head to the Hamptons with Conde Nast (well to Pergola.. but it’s kind of the same thing). Join them in West London for their exclusive Chef’s World Series brunch with sparkling wine, where they’ll kickstart the weekend with a menu from the team from Bad Egg, a top East London spot for bottomless brunch.
WHERE: Pergola on the Roof
NEAREST TUBE: White City
WHAT IS IT? A one-day festival from the guys behind ace London nightspots Phonox, The Nest and XOYO, plus equally ace Croatian festivals Dimensions and Outlook. There are two parts to Sunfall: a day of raving in Brockwell Park, followed by eight eclectic afterparties across south London with no extra tickets needed.
WHERE: Brockwell Park, Dulwich Rd. SE24 0NG
NEAREST TUBE: Brixton
WHAT IS IT? Frieze London features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. Wander through a stunning outdoor exhibition featuring works by some of the world’s most famous sculptors with Frieze Sculpture 2017 in Regent’s Park’s English Gardens.
WHERE: Regents Park. NW1 4NR
NEAREST TUBE: Regents Park
WHAT IS IT? Drink some multi-coloured cocktails on the fourth floor Roof Terrace of the Ham Yard Hotel at their pop-up summer bar. The hotel will be running a series of ‘Summer Sessions’ throughout August including a Garden to Glass session filled with botanical drinks and a Rosé on the Roof night.
WHERE: Hamyard Hotel, 1 Ham Yard. W1D 7DT
NEAREST TUBE: Piccadilly Circus
WHAT IS IT? Relive every 90s game show fantasy you ever had at The Beast, the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course at Alexandra Palace. Jump, bash and clamber your way through 32 inflatable obstacles across a 272 bouncy metres.
WHERE: Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way. N22 7AY
NEAREST TUBE: Alexandra Palace
WHAT IS IT? A celebration of the capital’s Caribbean communities, their culture and traditions, which has been taking place since 1964, featuring two days of fantastic live music ranging from reggae to dub to salsa.
WHERE: Notting Hill
NEAREST TUBE: Notting Hill Gate or Ladbroke Grove
WHAT IS IT? Aviary has teamed up with Digme fitness, for a pop-up summer series like no other. Each class lasts 50 minutes and will be followed by smoothies on the Aviary terrace. Why not add a well-deserved breakfast – from a specially created menu designed to provide the perfect refuel?
WHERE: Aviary, 22 – 25 Finsbury Square. EC2A 1DX
NEAREST TUBE: Moorgate
WHAT IS IT? After a sell-out show in February, the Gin Festival returns to Tobacco Dock this summer. The UK’s largest gin event, the festival has over 100 gins to showcase and gives visitors the chance to sample exclusive and new gins from a variety of producers.
WHERE: Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Tower Hamlets. E1W 2SF
NEAREST TUBE: Shadwell
WHAT IS IT? Join Josephine’s gang for cocktails in Waterloo. Josephine De Beauharnais was one of history’s most famous lovers. She started as a nobody but with sass, hustle and a little bit of luck, she became the Empress of the French.
WHERE: 111 Waterloo Road, SE1 8UL
NEAREST TUBE: Waterloo
WHAT IS IT? A hot new spot has just hit Marylebone.. It’s open on Wigmore Street and is full of crabby delights served in burgers, on ice, with sauces, in salads… yep, it’s all claws.
WHERE: 92 Wigmore Street, W1U 3RD
NEAREST TUBE: Bond Street
The Habit Hunter x