Where to do a lit­tle dance, eat a lit­tle grub and gen­er­ally get down this month

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Christian Dior: De­signer Of Dreams, Lon­don

What is it? Tick­ets go on sale this Oc­to­ber for the largest ever UK Dior ex­hi­bi­tion. At the V&A from 2nd Fe­bru­ary, it ex­plores the de­signer’s legacy through over 500 ob­jects, like this stun­ner (left). In­sider tip: Scout out the in­cred­i­ble Dior gown worn by Princess Mar­garet on her 21st.

The Hits Of Bey­oncé & Des­tiny’s Child, Glas­gow

What is it? Sound aw­ful? Trust us, it’s not. This show pays homage to Queen B and her su­per­group, with three amaz­ing vo­cal­ists and a full 13-piece live band.

In­sider tip: Grab a drink at the venue SWG3 TV Stu­dio’s new Acid Bar first.

Frida Kahlo Brunches, Lon­don

What is it? Mex­i­can food, cock­tails, ex­trav­a­gant flower in­stal­la­tions, DJ sets and live en­ter­tain­ment, all in hon­our of the artist. A Frida-fest. In­sider tip: It’s a bit more than a brunch – come pre­pared for a party. Le­ices­ter­square

Chel­tenham Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val, Chel­tenham

What is it? A week crammed with speak­ers like Sir David At­ten­bor­ough, Gra­ham Nor­ton and Cos­mopoli­tan edi­tor-in-chief Farrah Storr – plus a street-food mar­ket.

In­sider tip: Keep check­ing the line-up on­line, even on the day. Not all the speak­ers are for­mally an­nounced and there are usu­ally some good lurk­ers. Chel­tenham­fes­ti­

Flight Club, Manch­ester

What is it? “So­cial Darts”, AKA a huge bar, a lot of pizza and 14 book­able dart­boards. In­sider tip: Pre-book, and keep in mind that it’s usu­ally busier on week­nights. Flight­club­

Plat­ter, Lon­don

What is it? New cof­fee shop serv­ing all their food on in­sanely In­sta­grammable be­spoke plat­ters. Think pomegranates, cup­cakes, mac­a­roons, cheese... Al­most too pretty to eat. Al­most. In­sider tip: Make sure you or­der any­thing that in­volves the brown­ies. Plat­ter­lon­


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