SAVILE ROW SUIT UP FOR GRABS
Fans of fine tailoring can get their hands on an exclusive bespoke suit made by Savile Row legends Norton & Sons in an online auction being held by industry body the Campaign for Wool. The suit will be made from wool woven by cloth merchants Taylor & Lodge from the fleece of rare Escorial sheep. Bidding starts at just £500, and the auction closes on Friday. Head to www.campaignforwool.org to place a bid.
LONDON’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL
As if there wasn’t enough to tempt us over the festive season, this weekend sees the Southbank Centre Square turned into a chocaholic’s paradise. There are demonstrations, tutored tastings and exhibitions from renowned chocolatiers, as well as oodles of scrumptious cocoa creations for sale. Then head to one of the gyms on the left of this page. 11am-6pm, 10-12 Dec, Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX. Admission free. www.festivalchocolate.co.uk
WILTON’S VINTAGE CHRISTMAS
Wilton’s Music Hall, by far London’s most atmospheric old music venue, is hosting a Victorian Christmas celebration this week and next, in a show hosted by the figure of John Wilton himself, with mulled wine, roasting chestnuts and festive entertainment. Until 17 Dec, Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley, E1 8JB. Tickets £20 from www.wiltons.org.uk