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
Field Day at Dinerama
Sunday 30th April. £8.
In two months’ time Field Day will take over Victoria Park for a day of the some of the best music, food and drink that London has to offer. Ahead of the big day, Field Day is giving a taster of what’s to come by teaming up with street food kings Street Feast for a Bank Holiday blowout at their Shoreditch Dinerama space.
Field Day will provide the DJs, with the likes of Django Django and Tim Burgess on deck duty, while Street Feast’s Dinerama will keep the party going with food from Lagom and Yum Bum, among other traders. The mighty Five Points Brewing Company will also be serving the brews, including a very special Field Day Citrus Pale beer.
Location: Dinerama, 19 Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3EJ. Nearest Station: Shoreditch High Street.
German Bierfest London
Until Sunday 7th May. Free – £40.
London’s biggest ever beer garden is on its way to Mile End this weekend with the German Bierfest. There’ll be a load of different spaces around the Mile End Park site, with the 2,000 seater ‘Biergarten’ non-ticketed and absolutely Free to enter.
But if you want to go all out, the Bavarian FestTent is where the real party will be at. At £5 a ticket, you’ll get seat, entertainment from a live Oomph band and DJ Show, and of course, all the steins and wurst you could wish for. Spaces will fill up quickly, so make sure you book in advance.
Location: The Old Fire Station, Silver Street, BS1 2AG.
Things to Do This Weekend in Bristol
Bristol Whiskey Festival
Saturday 29th April. From £25.
For the 4th year in a row, Bristol’s iconic Colston Hall plays host to the Bristol Whisky Festival this weekend. If you love a wee drop as much as we do, the festival is bringing with it all things whiskey, including some of the best distillers in the country.
Your ticket for the festival includes a tasting glass, a bottle of water, The Festival Guide, and most importantly, ALL whiskies sampled in the main hall. Simply approach any of the exhibitor stands, ask politely for a dram and you shall receive a tasty glass of whisky. Be warned – some of the rarer drams will cost you extra.
Location: Colston Hall, Colston Street, BS1 5AR.
Things to Do This Weekend in Cambridge
Bathing Under the Sky
Saturday 29th April – Monday 1st May. £28.
If you’re looking to wind down this May Bank Holiday, there doesn’t seem many better ways to do so than by soaking in the sunshine while sitting in a hub tub. Well, folks of Cambridge, that’s a very real possibility as Bathing Under the Sky is hosting a pop up spa at Bourn Golf and Leisure.
The sessions include three hours use of the wood-fired hot tubs and barrel saunas, a complimentary drink and there’ll also be live music and a performance from the local entertainment group ‘The Cambridge Impronauts’. Proceeds are being donated to local charity Cambridge Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind).
Location: Bourn Golf and Leisure, Toft Road, CB23 2TT.
Things to Do This Weekend in Manchester
GRUB Food Fair at Alphabet Brewery
Saturday 29th April. Free.
Having just announced a new home at Manchester’s Mayfield Depot, GRUB food fair are looking to say goodbye to their current Alphabet Brewery spot in style with one last blowout this weekend.
Alongside Alphabet’s incredible brews, which travel just 20m from tank to tap, there’ll be DJs and plenty of street food from traders, including The Gravy Train Poutine, The Otto-Men, Pit Gangsta’s Texas BBQ, SKAUS, The BarnHouse Bistro and ChouChoux.
Location: 99 North Western Street, M12 6JL.