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September Highlights

Meatopia – This meaty food fest is a carnivalesque, cornucopia of carnivorous delights. London’s hunger for protein shows no sign of waning. Friday September 2 2016 – Sunday September 4 2016. Proms in the park – While the Last Night of the Proms is underway in the Royal Albert Hall, across the road there’ll be an even bigger party going… Read more »

Featured Event: Meatopia

This meaty food fest is a carnivalesque, cornucopia of carnivorous delights. London’s hunger for protein shows no sign of waning so for its fourth year this celebration of butchery and booze will include an opening night of music combined with, yep, you guessed it, hulking slabs of meat. Expect 25 chefs creating bespoke dishes live… Read more »

Open House London

This hugely popular, capital-wide annual festival of architecture celebrates its twenty-fourth anniversary in 2016 and takes place over the weekend of September 17 and 18. The festival allows access to hundreds of buildings not normally open to the public – private homes, government buildings, historic sites, educational establishments and many others. This year the festival has… Read more »

Proms in the Park

While the Last Night of the Proms is underway in the Royal Albert Hall, across the road there’ll be an even bigger party going on. Michael Ball hosts the open-air concert, taking over from the late Terry Wogan, who presented Proms in the Park for 18 years running. The line-up features Irish flautist Sir James… Read more »

Hungry? Why not try… Taberna do Mercado

When the chef of the paparazzi-swarmed Chiltern Firehouse sets up his own restaurant, you take notice. But Nuno Mendes is not trying to attract red-carpet customers here. He’s going back to his roots with a modest-looking Portuguese restaurant in Old Spitalfields Market. This ‘market tavern’ takes classic dishes and plays around using the latest techniques and… Read more »