HEAD TO THE WEST COUNTRY: Apple Day At The Newt
Enjoy the pick of the crop at The Newt hotel in Somerset this weekend. Try your hand at pressing apples and other cider-themed activities, before sampling some of the good stuff from the estate as part of Apple Day celebrations taking place between 21st and 25th October. Tickets from £17.50.
A359, Hadspen, Bruton, Castle Cary, Somerset, BA7 7NG
SET SAIL TO SOUTH AMERICA: BAR BOLIVAr
From the founders of Casa Do Frango, Bar Bolivar has just opened in Canary Wharf. Opulent interiors will transport you to 50s Havana for a taste of the high life. Enjoy great street food from the Venezuelan masters Pabellón and try cocktails with a Cuban twist.
2 Reuters Plaza, Canary Wharf, E14 5AJ
EMBRACE THE BOSS: Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You
From Friday, Bruce Springsteen fans can tune into Apple TV for a feature-length vérité documentary with full performances from the legend’s new album, Letter to You. The film pays tribute to the E Street Band and rock music itself, looking at how it’s shaped Springsteen's life, with some never-before-seen archival material.
TEE OFF IN TOWN: Plonk Golf
Plonk arrives at Peckham Levels this Friday. The nine-hole golf course and old-school arcade offers a chance to challenge your mates to a game then try your luck at pinball, foosball and ping pong – all with classic cocktails and local beers close at hand. Tickets cost £15 for a round of golf and ten arcade tokens.
Peckham Town Centre Carpark, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 4ST
TAKE BRUNCH UP A GEAR: Pasta Evangelists x Eggbreak
To celebrate World Pasta Day this Sunday, Pasta Evangelists has joined forces with all-day breakfast restaurant Eggbreak and Tabasco to create a range of brunch-inspired pasta kits. Choose from the stuffed-tortellini ‘Full English’, a veggie mac ’n’ cheese or a ‘Toastie Lasagne’. Kits for two start at £12.28.
GET A SWEAT ON: Six3Nine Gym
Six3Nine, the PT-led gym group that landed first in Covent Garden, has opened a second workout hub close to Liverpool Street station. Check your fitness levels by heading to the 3,000 sq ft gym for a PT session, nutrition consultation or socially distanced group class.
50 Gun Street, Spitalfields, E1 6AH
FIND YOUR CULTURE FIX: Arctic Culture And Climate Exhibition
Head to the British Museum this weekend for an immersive exhibition on the Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic. With climate change exerting unprecedented pressure on them, this timely show tells the powerful story of how they are adapting. Tickets cost £18 (members go free).
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3DG
READ SOMETHING SPECIAL: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
Not just a pretty face, Matthew McConaughey can really write. To mark his 50th birthday, the Texan actor went into the desert, sat down with the diaries he’d been keeping for decades and turned them into a riotous, life-affirming memoir. Through a series of unflinching reflections on everything good, bad, beautiful and ugly in his life (including his own naked arrest), he builds a powerful manifesto for living with heart and soul.
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