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Throughout May, BEAUTY – Skin Nutrition Consultation Offer: Is a Spring cleanse on the cards, but not sure where to begin? We vouch for our 'SkinNutrition Consultations': a total body, mind and skin overhaul which will last you way beyond Spring! We’ll give you a physiological assessment of factors like diet and lifestyle and explain how these could be contributing to your current skin wellbeing, with tips on how to get glowing skin from the inside out; followed by a thirty-minute organic facial. If you book a spot in May, you’ll leave with a 'Mind, Body, Skin Set’ goodie bag filled with some of our favourite products, worth £38. Book now on +44(0) 20 3075 1006 or see more info on www.beingcontent.com

Throughout May, KITCHEN – Grain Store Unleashed: As fans of all things green, we’re keen to check out this newly opened pop-up restaurant at the Zetter Townhouse, a new venture of Chef Bruno Loubet. Although not a purely vegetarian menu, it features experimental dishes aplenty with vegetables stealing the show. We’ll take the pea pancake with poached egg, crispy pancetta and balsamic syrup for breakfast and pickled flowers & rhubarb, green apple purée, bergamot emulsion with wild sea trout for lunch please! www.grainstoreunleashed.com

Throughout May, KITCHEN – The Good Life Eatery: When news broke that The Good Life Eatery would be opening a second restaurant in Marylebone (literally around the corner of our store) following their first site in Chelsea, we could barely contain our excitement! It’s one of our favourite spots to grab superfood salads, vegan and gluten-free treats (like their chocolate avocado mousse) and a lovely atmosphere to hang out with fellow healthy foodies. If the doors are shut at Content you’ll know where to find us!  Opens in early May. www.goodlifeeatery.com

Throughout May, WORLD - Rooftop Film Club: Call us nostalgic, but we’ve been obsessed with outdoor cinemas since that scene in Grease (with Danny and Sandy - yes, you know the one!). Rooftop Film Club is probably the closest thing to it in London, except it takes place against the urban skyline in some of London’s most loved buildings and only once Summer lands. Blankets and refreshments provided. Fancy dress, optional. www.rooftopfilmclub.com

2nd May, BODY – Reach out for Nepal: We love yoga with a cause. Following the recent earthquake in Nepal, Focus Yoga is holding a fundraising yoga workshop at the Redmond Community Centre, with all proceeds going to the Nepalese people in need. The practice will be followed by a meditation and yogi breakfast. Book a spot on www.billetto.co.uk

2nd May, BODY – Electric Run: Possibly one of the most fun and brightest (neon and glowsticks are mandatory) runs on earth, the US hit event Electric Run descends in the UK and brings an ‘Electric Wonderland’ to Wembley Park. Imagine a running rave: you can run, walk or dance throughout the 5k run and once you reach the finishing line, there will be an epic party awaiting with DJ's in tow. Spaces are filling out fast, so get your ticket now or apply as a volunteer on www.electricrun.co.uk

7th May, WORLD – Textile Dyeing Workshop: A fan of the DYI? Learn how to use natural plant and flower dyes to create stunning designs during London Craft Week. It will be hosted at ‘The Mine’: the former subterranean perfume laboratory housed underneath Floris on Jermyn St, so definitely worth a visit. www.thenewcraftsmen.com

8th - 10th May, BODY – SPIN, the Urban Cycle show: A must for urban cyclists and bike lovers! If you’re a fan of the two wheels, head out to the Sorting Office in the West End and check out some of the best brands across the cycling spectrum, attend workshops and sample gourmet street food. Also a fun occasion to meet new like-minded friends, or more: after all, one of the highlights is cycle speed dating. Hop on the ride! www.spinldn.com

9th May – Strictly for the Birds?: You don't have to be a birdwatcher to enjoy this walk, but if you bring binoculars you should see plenty of birdlife during this free 20km walk in the heart of Hackney via the Old River Lea and Walthmastow Marshes: from urban to countryside. There will be a knowledgeable guide on hand too. www.hackneysociety.org

11th - 15th May, MIND – Social Enterprise Festival: Are you involved in projects for social change or would like to be? Don’t miss this free event created by the University of Greenwich! You’ll be learning about social change, social innovation and social enterprise thanks to workshops, talks, one-on-one mentoring and challenges. www.socialenterprisefestival.org

12th May, BODY – Running Technique Workshop: Looking to improve your running skills? Two hours is all you need with the help of Kinetic Revolution’s workshop, designed to develop speed and efficiency and help you avoid injuries. The next event will be held at Battersea Park Track form 7 to 9pm. Book a spot on www.kinetic-revolution.com

18th May, MIND – Do It Like a Woman: Join feminist activist and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez in conversation with comedian Bridget Christie as they discuss Christies’s new book Do It Like A Woman: … And Change the World in Kings Place. Whether you consider yourself to be a feminist or not, it’s bound to be an empowering and brilliant evening. www.kingsplace.co.uk

21st May, WORLD – Deliciously Ella Book Signing: One of our all-time favourite healthy foodies Ella Woodard of Deliciously Ella will be hosting an event at Whole Foods Market Kensington. Here’s your chance get a copy of your book signed, sample some of her favourite recipes and of course, meet the lovely Ella in person. Grab a spot while you can on www.eventbrite.co.uk

22nd May, WORLD – You Are What You Eat Workshop: Are you prone to reaching for the biscuit tin when stress takes its toll? Check out this workshop hosted at The Holborn Hoxton, which will teach you how to be more aware of what you eat. ‘Mindful Eating’ is not about diet, but learning to ‘connect’ with the food to nourish body, mind and heart.  www.thehoxton.com

23rd May, WELLBEING – Mastering Mindfulness Workshop: Hosted as part of The Guardian Masterclasses, this inspirational course will teach you how mindfulness can help you achieve personal goals to master your thoughts and feelings, in order to fulfil your true potential by way of emotional intelligence and improved wellbeing. www.theguardian.com

23rd -24th May, BODY – London 2 Brighton Challenge: Fancy a challenge? If you’ve got a steely determination and a regular marathon just won’t cut it for you, perhaps you’d like to try one of the UK’s biggest endurance events then. Join a 3000-strong crowd in walking or jogging through a 100km route from the UK capital to Brighton. Not only will this be a test of human endurance, but a journey of self-discovery too. Last chance to register on www.london2brightonchallenge.com

26th May, KITCHEN – Madeleine Shaw Supper Club at Harvey Nichols: Health coach and nutritionist Madeleine Shaw knows how to create healthy dishes without compromising on taste – which is why we’re huge fans! She’s packed some of her favourite recipes in her new book ‘Get the Glow’ and celebrating with a guilt-free supper club, where she will be on-hand to chat all things nutrition. www.harveynichols.com

27th May, WELLBEING – Matthieu Ricard, Altruism: Philosopher Matthieu Ricard’s TED talk on the habits of happiness went viral last year. If you’ve seen it, you’ll know that the Buddhist monk and author has a way of inspiring crowds with this words – and that he talks a lot of sense. This time, he focuses on ‘altruism’ and makes the case that concern for the wellbeing of others is the vital thread that can answer the challenges of our time and make the world a better place. www.alternativesevents.org.uk

17th May, WORLD – The Big Swish: Do you have clothes in your wardrobe you don't wear anymore, but you think someone else might love? Bring them along and swap them with fellow ‘swishers’. A great idea for a fun Sunday swap outdoors! One man’s trash... www.castle-climbing.co.uk

21st May, WORLD – Gardening Under Glass: If you’re a fellow space-poor Londoner with a green thumb, you’ll enjoy this lesson in caring for greenhouse and indoor plants, including a guided tour of some of Chelsea Physics’ Gardens most interesting glasshouse plants. www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

21st May, WORLD – Urban Botany Walk in Holland Park: Do you often come across pretty flowers and wonder what they are called, which often result in failed Google attempts? Join this wildflower evening walk in Holland Park and learn to identify a selection of urban plants with the help of an ecologist. Guaranteed to impress your loved ones on your next park stroll! Book your free spot on www.rbkc.gov.uk