London’s best pop-up bars for winter

Where to go for rooftop lounging, warming cocktails and delicious street food

Britain’s most spectacular Bonfire Night celebrations

Burning barrels, flaming effigies and spellbinding processions are on the way

Halloween 2017: London’s best events

Family frights, classic horror films and spooky suppers are all on offer across the capital this Halloween

Comedy shows to book ahead for

Katherine Ryan, Michael McIntyre and Greg Davies are heading out on the road

Seven brilliant things to do in October

Including London Film Festival, Oktoberfest and opera at the V&A

10 brilliant things to do in September

Your essential guide to the month ahead

Five exhibitions to plan ahead for

An eclectic array of exhibitions to visit in the coming months

Plays to book ahead for

Secure your tickets for these upcoming theatre gems

The best museums outside London

From surgical secrets to archaeological treasures

The Diary: Things to do in August

Your essential what’s on guide for the month ahead

Edinburgh Festival 2017: comedy shows to book now

Al Porter, Sara Pascoe and Adam Riches are among the comedians to catch at this year’s Fringe

London’s best lidos

Stay cool at the capital’s finest open-air swimming pools

Where to drink during the Edinburgh Festival

Escape the main Fringe venues and head to the finest pubs and bars the Scottish capital has to offer

London’s best outdoor cinemas

Catch a classic film in the fresh air this summer

The Cambridge Folk Festival

Cherry Hinton Hall, 27-30 July

Romeo and Juliet

Royal Festival Hall, 1-5 August

Stax Student Tour

Fifty years on from a landmark tour of Europe by Otis Redding and other soul stars from the Stax label,…

The Diary: Things to do in July

Your indispensable guide to the best theatre, film, sport, restaurants and much more

Gallery: London Art Week

More than 40 galleries across the capital are joining forces for a week of fine art

The Green Man festival

The best summer music festivals in 2017

A curated guide to the British festival circuit

Girl from the North Country

The Old Vic, 10 July – 7 October


Various venues,
from 1 September

Grayson Perry

Serpentine Gallery, until 10 September

The Stepmother

Chichester Festival Theatre, from 11 August