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
Fabric of Football
Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th April. Free.
For those love the art of the football kit as much as we do, the guys at Classic Football Shirts are putting on an exhibition this weekend in support of the Bobby Moore Fund. The Fabric of Football exhibition revisits memorable moments from the history of the beautiful game with over 500 jerseys on display.
This four day footie bonanza is being put on in support of the Football Shirt Friday and the Bobby Moore Fund by documenting the evolution of football shirt design. And as well as checking out the exhibition, you can also grab some top-notch kits at a pop-up shop round the corner.
Location: Newspeak House, 133 Bethnal Green Road, E2 7DG. Nearest Station: Shoreditch High Street.
Pizza & Prosecco Festival
Saturday 28th April. £22.50.
Another weekend, another food festival. Only this time, some clever London folk are fusing two greats of the food and drink world; pizza and prosecco. Yes, the Pizza & Prosecco Festival is returning after a sold out tour across the UK in 2017. Expect wood fired slices from some of the capitals best street food vendors and glasses of bubbly to keep you on track.
There’ll be 20 types of prosecco to choose from with each ticket including a free Aperol Spritz (who are sponsoring the event), a prosecco bible and a slice of rustic pizza to get your taste buds going. There’ll also be singalong classics from live DJs and performers throughout the day. Head over to the Eventbrite Website to find out more.
Location: ATM (Studio 338), 338 Boord Street, SE10 0PF. Nearest Tube: North Greenwich.
Things to Do This Weekend in Bristol
Bristol Whiskey Festival
Saturday 28th April. £25.
For one day only, the Bristol Whisky Festival arrives in the middle of Bristol this Saturday. Taking place at City Hall, as well as being to sample an amazing selection of home-grown Scottish whiskies, there’ll also be a whole load of tipples from around the globe, with distillers from as far away as Taiwan, India and Japan.
Each ticket includes entry to one of the two different sessions, a Glencairn tasting glass, water on tap, the Festival Guide, and a chance to sample all the whiskies in the main hall. You can also pay for some extra tokens if you want to try some of the more exotic drams. Head over to the Wiggle Website to book your tickets.
Location: Whiskey Lounge at City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR.
Things to Do This Weekend in Leeds
The Carnival of Light
Friday 27th & Saturday 28th April. From £14.76.
A club concept like no other, The Carnival of Light heads to Leeds this weekend, merging art, theatre and clubbing. Alongside a House, Garage, Techno and Bass soundtrack, Leeds Church will be turned into a spectrum of astounding lights, giant illuminated lanterns, lasers and phenomenal live performances.
There’ll be light inspired puppets and characters, Chinese dragon performances, fire performers, acrobats, light parades, psychedelic body paint and professional glitter painters all on duty throughout the night. Naturally, guests are encouraged to come in light inspired costumes. Head over to the Eventbrite Website to book your tickets.
Location: Church Leeds, 177-179 Woodhouse Lane, LS2 3AR.
Things to Do This Weekend in Edinburgh
The Gin Festival
Saturday 28th April. From £13.50.
But it’s not only whiskey and prosecco being highlighted this weekend. In Edinburgh, prepare to have your taste buds tantalised by over 100 different gins from around the world at the touring Gin Festival! Expect trade stands, talks, demos and even a virtual tour in their VR Gin Distillery.
Entry tickets include a Gin Bible and the Great British Gin Festival glass with bars operating on a token system. Tokens are £5 each with one token equating to a single measure of the juniper, garnish and a mixer. There’ll also be live entertainment throughout the day and even a photo booth. Head over to the Fatsoma Website for more details.
Location: Assembly Room, 54 George Street, EH2 2LR.