How has the architecture of the City of London changed during its long history – and what does the future look like? Come and see the City of London model at The City Centre and enjoy a free 20-minute model talk every first and third Friday of the month at 12.30pm, starting from Friday 2 October. Learn about significant historical events and check out what some new tall buildings will look like among the Gherkin, Cheesegrater et al. Free, but booking is advised.BOOK NOW
The pandemic of 2020 may have resulted in some big annual events being cancelled but the ever-fantastic London Cocktail Week is still going ahead – this year extended to a whole month (October). There’ll be some changes, but there’s never been a better time to support the hospitality industry and drink some fantastic concoctions. There’s even a ‘rule of 6’ bargain.BOOK NOW
As lockdown lifts, London’s world-class theatre is coming back – so get the date in your diary for London Never Dies, the latest from acclaimed live entertainment specialists The London Cabaret Club. Channel your inner Bond Girl or super-spy as a series of unique acts transports you into a glamorous world of romance and espionage, alongside dinner and DJs that’ll have you dancing til dawn. Now booking for October.BOOK NOW
Bringing back their sky-high dining and 360⁰ views of London, on 21 Sep Searcys at The Gherkin will be opening the Helix restaurant with new menus, a Lanson Champagne partnership to celebrate and the launch of their first afternoon tea. The opening will also mark the expansion of the restaurant over two floors, with the all-day menu now served at the very top of the building on level 40, as well as 39. Pre-booking is required.BOOK NOW
Featuring works created during the 2020 summer heatwave, Kathryn MacNaughton is exhibiting HEATWAVE at BEERS London gallery. The playful, overlapping colours of each painting suggest exuberance and light as well as restraint. Click More Info to find out more, and be aware of social distancing measures within the gallery.MORE INFO
Portuguese petisco haunt Bar Douro have reopened their newest venue in Finsbury Avenue Square. The restaurant, famed for its “excellent produce, beautifully cooked”, was created as a way to bring authentic Portuguese food to London. To celebrate the reopening, they’ve extended the Eat Out to Help Out discount through September, available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Bom proveito!BOOK NOW
Good news for discount-lovers – plenty of restaurants around the capital are extending the Eat Out to Help Out discount into September, with 50% off dishes on certain days of the week (up to the value of £10 per person). We’ve rounded up some of their favourites in the Square Mile offering the discount.MORE INFO
If home workouts are no longer doing it for you, then Digme Fitness has you covered. To celebrate their new Bank venue and their gyms across the City reopening, they’re offering a free class for One City followers & friends at any of their venues. To redeem, all you have to do is:
- Create/log into your Digme account via digmefitness.com
- Go to your ‘my profile’ page.
- Click ‘Redeem Voucher’ (on the left, under ‘Buy Class Credits’)
- Enter code ONECITY2020
- Your account is then credited with a complimentary class and you’ll be able to book whichever’s best for you.
Click Book Now to create your account – valid until the end of September. Let’s get a sweat on!BOOK NOW
Thursdays are the new Fridays, so celebrate at gorgeous City rooftops spot Coq D’Argent as they host their new Thursday Dining Club – featuring a signature Coq au vin with a glass of house red or white wine for £25 every Thursday in August. Get to booking via the link below.BOOK NOW
Not quite ready to shake off the summer colour and head into the muted tones of autumn? You’re in luck: Brookfield Properties are keeping the City fresh and colourful with two outdoor summer spaces in the Square Mile, including Colourpoint at Citypoint. There’s plenty to enjoy and explore, including food trucks, outdoor yoga, secret sunrise silent discos, and more – check out what’s on in our blog post.MORE INFO