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
London Coffee Festival
Until Sunday 9th April. From £16.50.
Next week is UK Coffee Week and to launch the event, this weekend The Old Truman Brewery is hosting the London Coffee Festival. Spanning three days, the event will feature 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, making it unmissable for caffeine connoisseurs in the capital.
Last year, 30,488 discerning coffee lovers and industry professionals attended the event thanks to its plethora of tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and much more.
Location: 15 Hanbury Street, The Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR, Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.
Vinery London Pop-Up
Saturday 8th April. £5.90
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of heading to the German capital, you may well have experienced the Berliner way of paying for your booze – I.E. you pay what you want. Well this weekend the concept is heading to London for Vinery London.
The concept is simple; you rent a glass and drink some exceptionally tasty wine. Patrons then pay what they want at the end, according to what they think the evening was worth and how much they had. Just don’t be a cheapskate!
Location: Yumchaa, 137 Brick Lane, E1 6SB. Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street.
Things to Do This Weekend in Bristol
Saturday 8th April. £12.
Bingo Wings does exactly what it says on the tin: Bingo & Chicken Wings. Three games of Bristolian-inspired bingo and some seriously tasty chicken wings after each round, to be exact. What more could you want?
And as well as being Bingo Wings 2nd birthday – they’re bringing the birthday cake – it’s also the start of spring, so they’ll be DJ’s will be playing the best, summery house, disco and funk music to get the party going.
Location: Yurt Lush, Clock Tower Yard, BS1 6QH.
Things to Do This Weekend in Birmingham
Kings Heath Street Food Market
Saturday 8th April. Free.
The monthly Kings Heath Street Food Market is back this weekend bringing along with it a fantastic selection of street food traders to Kings Heath Village Square. There’ll be a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes and budgets, including the likes of Buddha Belly, The Middle Feast and Libertine Burger.
In addition to the awesome street food, there’ll also be plenty of activities and entertainment on show, making it perfect for a family day out, and for the more adult members of the family, Birmingham Brewing Company will be on duty with a fully stocked and licenced bar.
Location: Kings Heath Village Square, 2 Vicarage Road, B14 7RA.
Things to Do This Weekend in Manchester
Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April. Free.
With Easter coming up, it would only seem appropriate to hit up a chocolate festival. Well, Joes of the North-West – you’re in luck! The Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival is back again this weekend for its 9th consecutive year!
Spread across the town centre, the two-day market has a whole host of artisan chocolatiers and bakers, as well as street food, entertainment and craft stalls. It might be a little way out of Manchester, but it’s also a great chance to go on the awesome East Lancashire Railway steam train.
Location: Bolton Road West, Ramsbottom, BL0 9QZ.