What To Do This Weekend: Watch, Listen, Read...

26 October 2012 by


007 is back! In the explosive new installment in the James Bond franchise Skyfall, we see M’s past come back to haunt her. With MI6 under attack, there’s only one man who can track down the enemy and destroy the threat. His name is Bond. James Bond.

Daniel Craig is on top form and with an emotional performance from Dame Judy Dench and a geniusly evil villain played by Javier Bardem, it’s quite possibly the best Bond yet.

In cinemas now.

Go and see… James Mylne ‘Vintage Vogue’

Doodling on your notepad is one thing but James Mylne’s artwork created using BIC biros is something else altogether. ‘Vintage Vogue’ focuses on 40’s, 50’s and 60’s female style icons and his drawing of Audrey Hepburn could easily be mistaken for a photograph. At Rook & Raven Gallery until Tuesday, don’t miss your chance to see his latest solo show.

7-8 Rathbone Place, London, W1T 1HN

Listen to… Swedish House Mafia

They may have called time on their live shows but dance super-group Swedish House Mafia’s latest album Until Now is loaded with drum rolls and sliding synths which are sure to get you partying in your living room this weekend.

Out now.

Get Freaky…

We might be a little too old to go trick or treating but get your Halloween fix at Hop Farm’s award-winning Freak Week. With ghastly attractions such as the underground torture facility and zombie-filled quarantine, it’s definitely the place to go to get your freak on. Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent

Read… Beth Ditto’s autobiography

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to party with Kate Moss, eat a squirrel and be a plus-size fashion icon, you might just find out as you delve into Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto’s autobiography Coal Into Diamonds. One thing’s for sure, she certainly doesn’t hold back. Out now.


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