Capital Beneficial properties: 7 various issues to do in London this week
1. Design of the times
Appreciate just how creative the capital is as the London Design Festival returns with incredible installations across town, including at the V&A, Heal’s and various galleries and venues in King’s Cross.
Until 23 Sep (londondesignfestival.com)
2. Bright lights
Viva old Vegas at the David Hill Gallery with Hunter Barnes’ stunning collection of photographs of 1960s showgirls and the sights and people who shaped Sin City in its heyday.
Until 26 Oct (davidhillgallery.net)
3. Sweet tooth
Do you (fondant) fancy some sweet treats? How about three courses of them? Sugar rush over to the Whisk Dessert Bar pop-up for a supper of caramelised eggy bread and chocolate marquise.
13-15 & 19-22 Sep (whiskdessertbar.co.uk)
4. Style file
Gawp at some of the 20th century’s most divine fashion illustrations, including those by Antonio Lopez and Christian Dior’s artist in residence, Bil Donovan, as Drawing on Style comes to Duke Street’s Gallery 8.
14-21 Sep (graymca.com)
5. Pose party
Om on, get yourself over to Battersea Park this weekend for the relaxtastic Wanderlust yoga festival, with everything from aerial yoga to acroyoga on offer.
15 Sep (wanderlust.com)
6. Minute musical
Still can’t get Hamilton tickets? Get your fix of the brilliance of Lin-Manuel Miranda (right) as the Courtyard Theatre brings his 15-minute musical 21 Chump Street to life. Tickets £25.
14-16 Sep (thecourtyard.org.uk)
7. Silver linings
Sink into London Fashion Week at Banqueting House, as Anya Hindmarch installs a giant cloud beanbag underneath the fabulous Rubens ceiling, where you can relax and be read bedtime stories.
14-16 Sep (anyahindmarch.com)