Hampstead Heath Conker Championship
 conker hard as nails. The annual conker smasher is back for 2017, with Londoners of all ages gathering on Parliament Hill to try their luck in very British battle. Think you've got a chance? Registration is at 2.30pm on Sunday 1st October at the Parliament Fields Bandstand.    
Petersham Nurseries new online shop
Petersham Nurseries has launches its new online shop, showcasing an evolving collection of homewares, gifts and gardening tools, including unique pieces of furniture and exquisite antiques. For the first time, an online delicatessen and wine cellar is available on the Petersham Nurseries website. Visitors to the website can browse and choose from the very best Italian and British produce from the Delicatessen, including Petersham Nurseries’ own line of jams, honey and tea, alongside handpicked wines from Petersham Cellar. As part of the new Florist at the Covent Garden venue, visitors can also buy a seasonal bouquet of flowers online which makes for the perfect gift. petershamnurseries.com