10 Reasons to Read The Sep/Oct Arts Issue
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10 Reasons to Read The Sep/Oct Arts Issue

Welcome to Country & Town House's Sep/Oct issue, starring actress Sophie Cookson

Your September/October issue of Country & Town House is taking off on Friday, and this month it’s all about the arts. 

The September/October edition of Country & Town House is the Arts Issue, celebrating Britain’s cultural comeback. Fiona McKenzie Johnston investigates how London’s commercial galleries clubbed together to survive Covid, while Marc Abbott uncovers the fashion designers who’ve used the art world as their muse this season, and Amy Wakeham looks into the people, brands and ideas at the forefront of the new green design revolution.

Cover star actor Sophie Cookson also reveals how she makes it work, while wearing some of autumn/winter ’21’s most covetable looks. And finally, there’s the C&TH Guide to Tweakments, edited by Annabel Jones, and your cheat sheet for all the latest names, treatments and gadgets to know.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read The Sep/Oct Arts Issue

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Sophie Cookson

Sweet Harmony

Actress Sophie Cookson shines on the cover of the Spetember/October issue, and speaks to Harriet Compston about new acting endeavours and juggling life and work.


Country & Town Interiors 2021/22

Alongside the newest edition of Country & Town House comes this year’s ultimate interiors guide. The Country & Town Interiors 2021/22 issue is landing this Friday – and it’s not one to miss. Our 50 Finest Interior Designers list reveals the stars that shine out as trend-setting, inspiring and talented this year. Plus, for the first time ever meet our 10 Finest Landscape Designers and Gardeners, along with ideas to inspire your next project and the best brands in the business to take your interiors to the next level. ⁠

Image: Ca’Pietra 

Tweakments Guide

The C&TH Tweakment Guide

And the award for best tweakment goes to… Introducing the C&TH Tweakments Guide: 16 of the best face and body treatments, tried and tested by our beauty experts. ⁠

Image: Matthew Shave⁠ / Eye mask: Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare


Professor Green

The Rurbanist

Our Sep/Oct Rurbanist, rapper Professor Green talks surviving trauma, divisive politics, and escaping to the Atlas Mountains.⁠


Oku Ibiza

Continental Drift

We bring you the latest in luxury travel with our ultimate guide to Europe’s newest hotel offerings, spanning Italy, Ibiza and beyond. ⁠

Image: Oku Ibiza


The Future Starts Here

As humanity faces impending environmental disaster, we need to radically change the way we live. From mattresses made from sustainable materials to fully electric and autonomous cars, Amy Wakeham explores the way the green design movement is helping us to live more eco-friendly lifestyles. ⁠

Image: Naturalmat

Art & Fashion

Close To The Art

Marc Abbott details how the relationship between art and fashion is stronger than ever, from Stella McCartney’s ‘Shared’ collections with Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara to Preen By Thornton Bregazzi’s kintsugi-inspired spring/summer ’21 collection. ⁠

Image: Alexander McQueen, Acne Studios, Bianca Saunders x Wrangler


The Weekender: Whitby

C&TH Editor Lucy Cleland heads to the North Yorkshire coast for a quintessentially British staycation: think scenic walking trails, a trip to Whitby Abbey, and fish and chips aplenty. See her guide for tips on where to stay, eat and explore. ⁠

Dr Soph Moving to the Country

Is The Grass Always Greener?

Medical and health psychologist Dr Soph weighs up the pros and cons of moving to the country following the Covid-19 property shift.

Hunker Down

Sally Clarke shares the recipe for her indulgent savoury bread and butter pudding. Plus, the chef and food writer reveals her food philosophy, favourite seasonal ingredients and greatest kitchen faux pas. ⁠


Fashion director: Nicole Smallwood / Photographer: Rachell Smith


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