And do-si-do your partner.
The Deptford Project Urban Barn Dance
What: Spend the afternoon square dancing to sounds of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash and other country classics from the DJ and live band in an unused rail yard.
Why: Haven’t got the moves? Lounge on hay bales and feast on hog roast instead.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: 121-123 Deptford High St., SE8 4NS.
Coworth Park Hotel
What: Seventy-room country house hotel opens in the Royal Berkshire Parkland, just 45 minutes from Central London.
Why: Horse riding, an ecospa and three restaurants headed by Michelin-starred chef John Campbell.
When: You need some green.
Where: Coworth Park, Blacknest Rd., Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7SE (013448 766000).
R.S. Currie & Co. Toy Shop
What: Penny sweets, hacky sacks, fortune-telling fish, board games, yo-yos and more to bring out the kid in you.
Why: The Kids Club, located inside a house inside a shop, hosts birthday parties and after-school activities.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 105 Westbourne Gr., W2 4UW (020 7792 2236).
What: New to the UK, the American campfire treat comprising toasted marshmallow and chocolate sandwiched between graham crackers.
Why: Move over, cupcakes and whoopie pies.
When: Daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Outsider Tart, 83 Chiswick High Rd., W4 2EF (020 7096 1609).
Dark Horse Jewellery
What: Young Brit designer Jenny Hattersley’s handcrafted and heavily embellished leather and suede bracelets and necklaces make a statement (£96-£210).
Why: You’re pretty tough.
When: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: EC One, 56 Ledbury Rd., W11 2AJ (020 7243 8811).
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