CELEBRATE SECOND HAND SEPTEMBER: Project Earth At Selfridges
Celebrate Second Hand September and shop sustainable fashion from Selfridges' Project Earth menswear edit. The curated earth-conscious collection includes stylish options from Prada, Patagonia, Sealand and Clothsurgeon. Choose from organic cotton jeans, recycled knitwear, reusable designer bottles and other eco-friendly options. Shop in store or online.
COOK A GOURMET PIE: The Pie Room Cookbook By Calum Franklin
If you’re looking for some of the best pie recipes, Calum Franklin is the chef to know. His new cookbook, The Pie Room, has a selection of sweet and savoury options, from panettone pudding and stuffed brioche, to sea bass en croute and a twist on the classic sausage roll. With a variety of crowd-pleasing recipes, this is all the food inspiration you need for your next dinner party.
GET YOUR CULTURE FIX: Hackney Food & Fashion Festival
This Saturday and Sunday, head to Hackney Food & Fashion Festival in Bohemia Place Market for a weekend culture fix. Pick up vintage, sustainable and second-hand clothing, and support independent brands from the various market stalls before enjoying some tasty street food. After an afternoon spent scouring the rails, head to the on-site bar for a drink or two. Entry is free.
REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS WITH: Be Military Fit
With outdoor fitness classes back in business, make the most of your local park and improve your strength with some help from Be Military Fit. With a selection of sessions available nationwide, there’s something for everyone and classes are split into ability, meaning they’re suitable for all fitness levels. Your first class is free, so bring a friend and put your stamina to the test.
TUCK INTO A TASTY BURGER HERE: Jack Whitehall x Foodslut
From 25th September, Provisioners in Tower Bridge will welcome a new limited-edition residency with Jack Whitehall and his food blog, FoodSlut. The tongue-in-cheek menu has a selection of gourmet burgers, including the ‘Slutty Burger’ – Whitehall’s lockdown favourite. The menu is available every Friday evening and on weekends until Sunday 18th October.
LISTEN TO SOMETHING A BIT DIFFERENT: The Ascension By Sufjan Stevens
Released on 25th September, The Ascension is Sufjan Stevens’ hotly anticipated eighth studio album. His signature ethereal lyrics and folk-pop sound have been toughened up in this new collection of 15 songs, which makes for great weekend listening. Be sure to listen to Video Game, one of the best tracks on the record.
GET INTERIOR INSPIRATION HERE: The Design Museum
Pay homage to the late Sir Terence Conran by visiting The Design Museum in Kensington. Founded by Conran in the late 80s, the museum is now home to an array of architecture, fashion and product designs. The latest exhibition, Connected, explores how people have adapted their homes during lockdown, featuring a range of cool designers from around the world.
BINGE WATCH THIS NEW NETFLIX SERIES: A Perfect Crime
Spend an evening watching A Perfect Crime, the latest binge-worthy documentary on Netflix that follows the mysterious assassination of a German politician, Detlev Rohwedder, during the Cold War. Fans of true crime will be hooked by the many twists and turns in the plot – bookmark Friday 25th September, which is when the show drops.
FIND A NEW FAVOURITE COCKTAIL: The Drinks Drop
Take your at-home bar to the next level with new cocktail delivery service, The Drinks Drop, and choose a range of fresh, ready to drink cocktails, developed by some of the best bars in the UK. Opt for a sharp Doña Margarita, a fresh Plum Negroni or a classic Vodka Martini. Available nationwide for next day delivery.
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