GET YOUR CULTURE FIX: FT WEEKEND LIVE
The Financial Times Weekend digital festival starts on Thursday. It’s brought in some heavy hitters to fill out a busy schedule that runs from debates on current affairs to wine tastings – hear Tony Blair on the new normal or, for something a little more relaxing, catch Simon Russell Beale reading Wordsworth and EE Cummings. All-access passes cost £45.
ENJOY A CRAFTY ONE: THE MARE STREET TAPROOM
Hackney’s Five Points brewery has opened a taproom. Pull up a seat in the yard and enjoy its full range of beers on keg, as well as wood-fired pizzas from Ace Pizza. The taproom is open until 9pm on Friday and Saturday – booking’s recommended but you can also walk in.
QUESTION EVERYTHING: FAKE LAW BY THE SECRET BARRISTER
Blogger turned bestselling author the Secret Barrister has their second book out. Drawing on current affairs, recent news stories and present-day legal cases, Fake Law shows us how little we really know about a system we put so much trust into.