Things to Do This Weekend (15th – 18th February 2019)
Last updated on February 20th, 2019 at 11:54 am
Every week we’ll be giving Joes the best things to do this weekend no matter where you are in the country. Whether it’s the best new bars, clubs, restaurants, films or events, we’ve got you covered!
Things to Do This Weekend in London
London Classic Car Show
Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th February 2019. Adults from £25.
Petrolheads in London, listen up. The always stellar London Classic Car Show is returning to the ExCeL centre this Thursday. An international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers and car clubs around, it’s the perfect day out for all discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts.
Featuring an indoor driving runway, throughout the weekend classic cars will be revved up and showcased to the crowds, while this year’s Show also celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Italian Job, as well as the career of Jaguar’s Director of Design, Ian Callum.
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, E16 1XL. Nearest Tube: Canning Town.
Movie Nights at the Museum
Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th February 2019. £27.75.
One of the UK’s leading open air film screenings, The Luna Cinema, is partnering with the Natural History Museum over the next few weeks to bring pop-up cinema to one of the most unique indoor locations in the country. Kicking off this Thursday night, Luna will be screening a series of movies for Valentine’s Day, from romantic classics to Anti-Valentines empowerment.
All screenings will take place in the majestic Hintze Hall – home to the iconic 25-metre blue whale suspended in the air – with every guests getting a free bag of popcorn. Film-wise, if you’re after some romance, the likes of The Notebook and Love Actually are being screened, while Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Thelma and Louise will be screened on Saturday for those anti-V-Day.
Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD.
Things to Do This Weekend in Manchester
The Gin Society Festival
Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th February 2019. £12.50.
The Gin Society is hosting its annual festival at Manchester Cathedral this weekend! Taking place over three days, the festival showcase some of the very best British and fruit gins, as well as another for gins from around the world. There’s also a third cocktail bar, where you can also find Prosecco, rum, and a selection of bottled ales.
The festival operates a voucher system but your first G&T is included in your entry ticket. There’ll be tasting sessions and masterclasses from distillers and industry experts across the festival, while street food and snacks will also be available from various local vendors to ensure you don’t get famished.
Location: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, M3 1SX.
Things to Do This Weekend in Bristol
Fierce & Noble Winter Beer Festival
Friday 15th – Sunday 17th February 2019. Free.
Bristol craft brewery, Fierce & Noble have challenged themselves by creating some wintery beers for their Winter Beer Festival this weekend. Alongside their usual range of super-hoppy IPAs, the Tap Room will showcase the specially crafted seasonal ales, as well as some guest beers from their friends and Bristolian neighbours.
The event is completely free and is open to dogs and children too. Alongside the beer line-up, Fierce & Noble will also be offering locally produced sausage rolls and vegan treats to soak up some of the alcohol, and if you fancy a brewery tour, head down on Friday between 4pm and 5pm.
Location: 25 Mina Road, St Werburghs, BS2 9TA.
Things to Do This Weekend in Birmingham
Lady and the Tramp Dog-Friendly Screening
Sunday 17th February 2019. Adults £4.95, Dogs £2.95.
Love the cinema but hate leaving your pooch at home? Well, for Valentine’s weekend, folks in Brum won’t need to choose between the two. This Sunday, The Mockingbird Cinema is celebrating the other partner is your life by hosting a dog-friendly screening Disney’s classic animation, Lady and the Tramp.
The perfect date for your partner and your four-legged friend, The Mockingbird Cinema are selling tickets for both humans and dogs – all they suggest is you bring a blanket for your good boy in case they get cold. Naturally, there’ll also be a fully stocked bar and snacks available to purchase.
Location: The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, B9 4AA.