By Charlotte Cox
INTRO: Behold, a bumper edition bringing you all that is good in the world of culture and cuisine this week. And trust us, that's A LOTMore
FILM: BFI London Film Festival
Once again, the biggie of the UK film-going calendar is upon us, which means two things: 1. You can catch everything from major premieres (Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep in Suffragette; Michael Fassbender in the tituar role in Steve Jobs), to national treasures (Maggie Smith in Alan Bennett's The Lady In The Van) to the just-plain-great-looking (Idris Elba, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston...) to the edgiest in world cinema, at film houses all over the city. 2. It's your chance to eat pick n mix and popcorn for 11 days straight.
Ace. 7-18 Oct; prices and locations vary To find out which tickets are still available, see here
ART: Newport Street Gallery
Exciting times, folks: this week sees the opening of the most anticipated new gallery in aaaages. Why? Because it's the brainchild of modern art's foremost cow pickler, Damien Hirst, who has spent three years and a r