london: the monocle country fayre

if you're in london, there's no way you could get bored this weekend! today monocle magazine kicks off the monocle country fayre, a two-day event [sat + sun: 11am-5pm] that's both a celebration of summer and a global take on an english tradition. there'll be market stalls hosted by some of the magazine's perennially fav countries such as denmark and sweden, and a range of preferred shopkeepers, including muji, gestalten, dover street market, honest jon's records and maison kitsuné. as the monocle country fayre is a jolly event for the entire fam, kids will be entertained with face painting and a mini zoo, while adults can engage in tombola, guess the button and pirate hunting games, run by mr brûlé's staff. and knowing monocle, there's a fab range of prizes to be won! what's more? well, tasty dishes are served by granger & co., shoreditch coffee parlour allpress brings its magic potion and related bites, while hip-swaying beats are courtesy of trio manouche and deejays cecilia stalin and satosy. come on down! location: midori house, 1 dorset street [marylebone].

© monocle - cover of issue #55 [out next week]