Chocolate Festival, London’s Southbank Centre

WHAT: It does what it says on the tin – basically desserts, sweets and pastries from London’s fanciest restaurants are on show, with their own stalls, as well as areas dedicated to workshops and tastings.

WHEN: December 10-12.

DO IT BECAUSE: If you’ve got a sweet tooth, or need to wrap up your Christmas shopping, then this is the event for you. You’ll find exotic flavours and eye-popping designs – chocolate like you’ve never seen it before.

» Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1
Tube: Waterloo