London’s watering holes have had a tough old year, which means that it’s practically a moral duty for you to head down to a couple of your favourite ones and enjoy some delicious cocktails for a mere seven quid during London Cocktail Week. And by ‘week’, we of course mean ‘month’, because it actually lasts for a whole 31 days. Guess they decided against calling it Cock-tober then.
The nights are getting darker, you’re just about resisting the urge to turn on that exorbitantly expensive central heating, and everything has the sickly sweet taste of pumpkin spice... it must be October. This year, expect the Halloween parties to be bigger and better than ever to make up for last year’s actual horror show. Frieze London also makes a triumphant return after last year’s write-off, and London Craft Week is back with a whole bunch of workshops, talks and demonstrations from the city’s most talented makers and menders. And for those not embarking on Sober October, there are Oktoberfest celebrations galore, plus London Cocktail Week is stretching to an entire month. And there’s plenty more too! Check out our list of the best cultural happenings and things to throughout October 2021.
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