TASTE CRAFT SPIRITS HERE: The Gin To My Tonic
Who wouldn’t want to spend their day tasting gin? The annual drinks festival takes place in St Mary’s Church (just north of Oxford Street) and celebrates the multitude of craft and specialist gins now available in the UK. Tickets cost £15 and entry lasts four hours, giving you ample time to make the most of the gins on offer.
Wyndham Place, York Street, Marylebone, W1H 1PQ
HAVE A DRAM HERE: Selfridges Rooftop
Toast a successful day’s Christmas shopping with a dram of artisanal whisky on the rooftop of Selfridges. The department store has a new whisky bar in celebration of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Rare Side of Scotland – A Limited Edition Design by the Timorous Beasties Studio.
400 Oxford Street, West End, W1A 1AB
RUN FOR CHARITY HERE: Greenwich Park
On Saturday, Greenwich Park will host a 5k and 10k run to raise awareness for men’s mental health and testicular cancer. Online registrations have already closed but there are on-the-day registrations still available. Places will be given away on a first-come-first-served basis, so arrive an hour before the start of the event to beat the queue and ensure a race entry. Payment is in cash and costs £25 for both the 5k and 10k options. Fancy dress is encouraged and little ones are welcome to run for a reduced cost of £10. All proceeds go to the Movember charity.
Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, SE10 8QY