Something for the Weekend: City A.M.'s picks for your days off

Rumfest returns to Earl's Court
For a bite to eat: BBQ Lunch at Stepney City Farm
Top chef Ben Tish cut his teeth at Salt Yard bar and charcuterie and this Saturday he’s bringing his meaty treats to Stepney City Farm for a charity barbecue. On the menu will be burgers from his successful new restaurant Ember Yard. Booking not required, visit
For a drink: Rumfest Earl’s Court
If you love rum you’ll be in heaven at Rumfest, the annual celebration of everyone’s favourite alcoholic drink made from sugarcane byproducts. With 400 rums from around the world, you’re sure to come away with a new fave. £49.95 per day or £89.90 for the weekend, prebook at
For a Saturday steak: Boisdale of Bishopsgate
From tomorrow, Boisdale of Bishopsgate will be open on weekends. To celebrate, it will be transformed into a speakeasy; head down this Saturday for a barrel-aged negroni. Cocktail reception from 7pm. Contact for dinner bookings this Saturday.
For a laugh: The Z List Dead List
This Sunday's comedy show at The Camden Head celebrates the historical figures you’ve never heard of. Four “historians” compete to have their favourite obscure figure put on The Z List Dead List. You decide who wins. Tickets £4.95, visit the