London Cocktail Week: Cocktail lovers across the our lovely city rejoice! London Cocktail Week is back in town for the eighth year running. Download a digital pass from the drinkup.London app and access the seven day celebration in the capital. Old Spitalfields Market, £10, book ahead, 2-8 October You can see the whole line up on Drink Up London webspace.
Art Now: At the Tate, Simeon Barclay has an exhibition to demonstrate how he believes we “construct and perform our identity”, using popular culture references to define ourselves. Tate Britain, free entry, until 5 November
For more information visit Tate Britain’s website.
Woman’s Hour: In partnership with BBC Radio 4 and the Crafts Council, this exhibition features pieces that have been shortlisted for the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize. Victoria & Albert Museum, free entry, 10am-5.45pm
Frieze London: The biggest contemporary art carnival in London’s calendar celebrates its fifteenth year in 2017. The event returns to the south end of Regent’s Park, with over 160 international galleries exhibiting work from more than 1,000 artists. As ever, there’ll be a mix of emerging and very-much-established artists, and it’s not just mega-galleries hawking their fanciest art, as there’s some properly curated stuff here too. Galleries showcasing their goods include Gypsum Gallery from Cairo, Antenna from Shanghai, Frutta from Rome and numerous London venues, such as Carl Freedman and Hollybush Gardens. Have a close look at what’s going on here!
Scythians: This major, critically acclaimed exhibition at the British Museum explores the story of the Scythians, nomadic tribes and masters of mounted warfare, who flourished between 900 and 200 BC. British Museum, £16.50 (free for members), book ahead, until 14 January Read more on the official website of the British Museum.
Oktoberfest: Make your way over to the Greenwich Peninsula to celebrate Oktoberfest in an authentic Bavarian beer hall. The hall boasts over 220 benches and a live stage for entertainment. Greenwich Peninsula, £10, book ahead, 5-22 October