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What: Thrill word lovers with a present from bookworm Jo Morey’s online store.
Why: Caricature bookmarks, Scrabble fridge magnets, upcycled vintage notebooks, paper flowers and more.
When: It’s just your type.
Where: Online at bookishengland.co.uk.
Barrecore Studio Opens
What: Transform your body with conditioning classes that combine ballet, cardio, and Pilates at the Chelsea fitness spot.
Why: Don’t wait till January to start exercising.
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-8:15 p.m.; Sat., 9-11:30 a.m.
Where: Atlantic Court, 77 King’s Rd., 1st flr., SW3 4NX (020 7349 7500).
What: The Outdoor Swimming Society’s annual icy swim is the ultimate hangover cure.
Why: Too cold? Go for the brass band, drinks, mince pies and hot tub.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Parliament Hill Lido, Gordon House Rd., NW5 1LP. Tickets (£15) online at outdoorswimmingsociety.com.
Attack of the Space Waffles
What: The renowned French street artist’s surreal exhibition involves a machine that dispenses hot waffles, a fly-on-the-wall documentary and a vending machine packed with limited-edition stickers.
Why: It’s out of this world.
When: Fri.-24 Dec. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: The Outsiders, 8 Greek St., W1D 4DG (020 3214 0055).
It’s a Material World
What: Nuba Art presents a pop-up show by a collection of young, UK-based artists exploring the use of texture and unusual materials.
Why: Can you feel it?
When: Fri.-Mon., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: London West Bank Gallery, 133-137 Westbourne Gr., W11 2RS.
Photo: Courtesy of Bookish