Spring into action.
The Cambridge Satchel Co.
What: School bags (£110-£120) in limited-edition, on-trend fluorescent orange, yellow, green and pink.
Why: For a trip down memory lane.
When: Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Dover Street Market, 17 & 18 Dover St., W1S 4LT (020 7518 0680).
St. John Hotel
What: East London institution opens a fifteen-room hotel and restaurant in Chinatown with a no-frills after-dinner room for those who just can’t make it home.
Why: The restaurant’s menu (British with an all-French wine list) is updated online before each service.
When: Opens Sat., noon. Daily, 7 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1 Leicester St., WC2H 7BL (020 3301 8069).
EAT (and DRINK)
What: East London hotel terrace reopens with a 48-seat restaurant, fireplace, outdoor heaters, blankets and panoramic views.
Why: Reservations for pre-/postdinner drinks for groups of nine or more now accepted if you’re booked to dine downstairs.
When: From Fri. Daily, noon-sundown.
Where: 2-4 Boundary St., E2 7DD (020 7729 1051).
Antonia Graham House Sale
What: Ethnic skirts, bags from Thailand, cushions from India, Afghan gipsy jewellery made with bright quartz stones, vintage cotton quilts and more.
Why: She’s the recently retired founder of Graham and Green.
When: 2-4 Apr. Sat.-Mon., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 12 Findon Rd., W12 9PP (020 8743 1204).
What: Snarky greeting cards (£2.50) that tell it like it is are now available in the UK.
Why: Honesty is the best policy.
When: You want to say ‘If someone tried to ruin your birthday I’d ruin their life’.
Where: Online at coolcards.co.uk.
Photo: Courtesy of Dover Street Market