Everything to See, Shop & Do in October
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Frieze Art Fair this October in London’s Regents Park. Set up in 2003 by Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, the fair showcases contemporary works from the world’s most exciting living artists, garnering its slot as one of the worlds most influential contemporary art fairs. Grab yourself a coffee, and maybe a scarf if this weather is anything to go by, and wander round the works to your heart’s content.
Regents Park, London
Each year, October marks Black History Month, and as always there is a vast array of events to get involved with to celebrate Black History and look to educate and inspire positive change in the racial landscape. Here’s 3 events to checking out if you’re not sure how to get involved:
Get inspired to curate your winter wardrobe with Derbyshire-based Young Ideas’ annual Fashion Show in collaboration with their sister store Henmores. Enjoy a glass of fizz and take in all of the new collections they’re championing for the season ahead.
Sunday 8th October
Young Ideas, 10 St John Street, DE6 1GH
Repeatedly rated the UK’s best Halloween attraction, Surrey-based Tulleys Farm’s Shocktober Fest is not one to be missed. Not for the faint hearted, the festival is a combination of scare experiences with a focus on great design, acting talent and touch of comedy. Not into the scare factor? Check out their Pick Your Own Pumpkin sessions for a slightly more wholesome Halloween experience - there’s even a competition for the best carving. See you there!
30th September - 31st October
Tulleys Farm, Turners Hill Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PE
From 27th September - 3rd October Harrogate-based Bias created a pop-up souq in-store to help raise funds for the Morocco Earthquake Appeal in collaboration with Moor Morocco, a lifestyle brand working with Moroccan artisan makers and headed up by one of the Bias’ own, Maryam - whose friend’s family lost everything to the earthquake. Bias will be donating a minimum of 30% of the weekends proceeds from the pop up.
27th September - 3rd October
Bias, 32 Montpellier Parade Harrogate HG1 2TG