It’s never too cold for ice cream.
Winter at Dri Dri Gelateria
What: The Notting Hill gelateria launches a winter menu of treats like those pictured here. Cakes such as extra noir, Sicilian lemon and polenta, and tiramisu, as well as cinnamon and choc chip cookies pair perfectly with traditional gelato and seasonal sorbets.
Why: Don’t miss the Italian-style hot chocolate made with Gran Cru coco beans — it’s thick enough to eat with a spoon.
When: Mon.-Fri. & Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 189 Portobello Rd., W11 2ED (020 3490 5027).
Affordable Art Fair
What: Edgy young artists, both emerging and established, from 120 galleries sell works priced from £50.
Why: You couldn’t afford anything at Frieze.
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ (020 8246 4848).
London Vintage Wedding Fair
What: Vintage dresses, jewellery, accessories, handmade shoes, bespoke milliners working with antique fabrics and more.
Why: Make it your something old.
Where: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
When: 20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Gr., W11 2QA. Tickets (£10) at the door.
Poker Woman: How to Win at Love, Life and Business Using the Principles of Poker
What: Cards expert Ellen Leikind explains how the game is the ultimate metaphor for life.
Why: Strategy, bluffing, risk evaluation, poker face: who doesn’t need these skills?
When: It’s time to put all your cards on the table.
Where: Online at amazon.co.uk.
Allumer Birthstone Necklaces
What: Brit jewellery designer adds gold and semiprecious stone necklaces (£135) to her collection of deluxe friendship bracelets.
Why: The perfect birthday present for yourself.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RJ (020 7235 5000).