The Weekend Guide

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Behind every great country, there are a billion women.

Women Changing India
Magnum photographers explore the role of females in the rapid economic growth of the subcontinents by showcasing aspirations as well as obstacles.
Why: It’s your passage to India.
When: Today-29 Sept. Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s Sq., King’s Rd., SW3 4RY.

Textile Field
View the beautiful Raphael Gallery from a different angle — while seated on design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and Danish company Kvadrat’s massive, 30-foot textile and foam installation.
Why: Put your feet up for a minute.
When: Fri.-25 Sept. Daily, 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
Where: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd., SW7 2RL (020 7942 2000).

Ignite Group (Bumpkin, Eclipse, Boujis) debuts London’s first Japanese-inspired restaurant serving almost all sustainable British produce from a raw bar and robata grill.
Why: Monkfish teriyaki, scallop with yuzu brown butter, venison tataki and more for lunch and dinner.
When: Mon.-Fri., noon-3 p.m. & 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat., 6 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 6-11 p.m.
Where: 65 Regent St., W1B 4EA (020 7494 7600).

In Discussion with DailyCandy London
Reserve your spot for next week’s Q&A with London editor Malika Dalamal to hear about the history and future of DailyCandy and life as a local editor.
Why: It’s a sweet life.
When: 22 Sept. Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: V&A Reading Rooms, 8 Exhibition Rd., SW7 2HF (020 7225 0594). To reserve a space, email readingroomsevents@vam.ac.uk.

Charm School Opens
What: Stop by the mobile telephone- and computer-free pop-up space to have a quiet moment, read a book or drink a cup of tea.
Why: Afternoon and evening classes include proper posture, recipe exchanges, mixing the perfect martini, letter writing and table talk.
When: Thru 22 Sept. Today, noon-2 p.m. Regular hours, Mon.-Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 18 Exmouth Market, EC1R 4QE.

Photo: Patrick Zachmann / Courtesy of Magnum Photos

65 Regent St
London, UK W1B 4EA
Charm School
18 Exmouth Market
London, UK EC1R 4QE
V&A Reading Rooms
8 Exhibition Rd
London, UK SW7 2HF
Cromwell Rd
London, UK SW7 2RL
Duke of York's Sq
@ King's Rd
Kensington, UK SW3 4RY