Weekender: The Clothes Show, Louis Vuitton and a Great British Bake Off experience

Fashion features highly in this weekend's (2-4 October) event calendar, with offerings from The Clothes Show and Louis Vuitton.

The rooftop pop-up will have an autumnal theme
The rooftop pop-up will have an autumnal theme

The Clothes Show’s sneak peak

Fashion exhibition The Clothes Show is giving fans a sneak peak of its main event (4-8 December), with a special pop-up at The Bullring in Birmingham over the weekend. The rooftop garden space will come complete with an autumnal theme, and it will feature a catwalk stage as well as activations from headline sponsor, Alcatel Onetouch and Lambrini.

When: 3-4 October

Where: The Bullring, Birmingham, B5 4BU

Live GBBO experience

Both existing and former contestants will visit the stage

Visitors to this year’s Cake & Bake Show will be treated to a Great British Bake Off live experience. Stars from the current series as well as previous contestants will be in attendance, offering tips and recipes to budding bakers, who will be able to bring their own creations in for the bakers to critique.

When: 2-4 October

Where: Cake & Bake Show, Excel, London

Louis Vuitton’s Series 3 exhibition

To mark the launch of the fashion brand’s AW 2015/16 collection, Louis Vuitton has opened an interactive and immersive exhibition called Series 3, which offers visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the collection. Built by Fisher Productions, the space is made up of a series of rooms, each housing a particular element of the collection.

When: Until 18 October

Where: 180 Strand, London

News UK at Cheltenham Literature Festival

The members lounge will be split in four branded zones (cheltenhamfestivals.com)

Cheltenham Literature Festival will see title sponsors The Times and The Sunday Times host a pop-up members’ lounge and more than 30 events over 10 days. Guests will be able to try their hand at a giant crossword and print their favourite front pages from an archive. 

When: 2-11 October

Where: Venues across Cheltenham, including The Sunday Times Garden Theatre (Imperial Square Gardens) and The Times Forum (Montpellier Gardens).

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