This whopping metropolis, spliced by the River Thames, may have an average of 106.5 days of rainfall per year but it’s also one of most culturally rich cities in the world. Around every corner of its’ leafy parks, old-world alleyways, urban hubs- it’s fizzing with contemporary culture, trendsetting architecture and unique heritage sites. As fashion designer Tom Ford remarked: “It is the most inspirational city of all Europe and probably the world…” 84% of Londoners questioned said that the city’s cultural scene is important in ensuring a high quality of life. Hence why it is a city of over 800 bookshops, more than 380 public libraries, 170 museums and more live comedy than any other city in the world. From cutting edge design to world leading luxury or secret fashion haunts, here’s our round up of what’s hot in town.