Things to Do This Weekend
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
Cheese Town 3.0
Friday 30th March – Sunday 1st April. From £10.
Forget eggs, this Easter weekend is all about its dairy cousin. And that’s because it’s the return of Cheese Town! Yes, following on from its successful two editions in November and January, the three-day Cheese Town 3.0 festival is back in a new venue at Flat Iron Square.
Masterminded by Grate Expectations, there’ll be fromage as far as the eye can see with raclettes, macs, and grills sitting alongside classes, demos, curated cheeseboards, music and plenty of opportunities to put yourself into a cheese-filled coma. We’d strongly recommend booking tickets in advance over at the Time Out Website.
Location: Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 1TD. Nearest Tube: Borough.
Springfest Beer Festival
Friday 30th March. £17.
Another weekend, another beer festival. But this weekend it’s a real cracker as the UK’s largest German Bier Festival returns to Alexandra Palace for Springfest! Over 4,000 festival goers will come together at the iconic North London landmark to enjoy the finest biers, bratwurst, streetfood and more.
For one-night-only, the iconic Great Hall will be transformed into a Bierkeller of gigantic proportions, while the West Hall will transform into a Village Green with delectable cocktails plus live entertainment and music. Club De Fromage DJs will be performing across the night. Get your tickets here.
Location: Alexandra Palace Way, N22 7AY. Nearest Station: Alexandra Palace.
Things to Do This Weekend in Manchester
The Blue Pig Easter Weekender
Thursday 29th March – Sunday 1st April. Free.
Back in January, Northern Quarters favourite The Blue Pig suddenly closed its doors with many tears being shed. But Easter is all about comebacks, and this weekend The Blue Pig rises for a special four-day pop event ahead of a relaunch mid-April.
To celebrate the resurrection, the weekend will be filled with drinks, dancing and plenty of top DJs to see you through until the wee hours of Easter Monday. The Blue Pig will then close for some a mini refurbish, before opening again in a couple of weeks with its full range of Sunday roasts, local ales and craft beers.
Location: The Blue Pig, 69 High Street, M4 1FS.
Things to Do This Weekend in Hull
Gin, Rum & Vodka Festival
Friday 30th & Saturday 31st March. £10.
The UK’s only travelling Spirit Festival hits Hull this weekend with the Gin, Rum & Vodka Festival at the Guildhall. There’ll be showcasing over 140 amazing gins, rums and vodkas created with only the finest botanical’s and grains. Master distillers will be in attendance too, so you can learn while you taste.
Across the weekend, there’ll also be numerous live performances, master classes, tastings and food to keep you on the straight and narrow, and when you find your new favourite spirit, you can purchase it from the festival. Buy your tickets now over at the Spirit Festival Website.
Location: Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, HU1 2BP.
Things to Do This Weekend in Brighton
Peaky Blinders Mansion Party
Sunday 1st April. £15.
After the sell-out success of the New Year’s Eve mansion party, Proud Country House is once again inviting guests once again to don their best flat-caps, furs and pearls for a show-stopping Peaky Blinders party over the Easter Bank Holiday. The evening will be hosted by cabaret icon Veronica Blacklace who will ensure all inhibitions are left at the door.
The party kicks off at 9pm, unfolding from a beautiful outdoors marquee and inside the house, with each area playing host to its own individual delights. There’ll be 1920s cabaret and three DJ’s spinning commercial house, dance and crowd-pleasers ’til the early hours. Sharp attire is very much required. Get tickets here.
Location: Stanmer House, Park Road, BN1 9QA.