Best Events in the UK
You're hankering across the country, beau and chums in tow, but where to go and what to do? With such a wealth of stunning cities, and events at that, it's no wonder that there's so much to do. From stunning cinema events and heralded supper clubs, to dazzling circus shows and secret affairs, there's no stopping us on the discovery of some of the best events that the UK has to boast. Check out our recommendations for some of the best events in the UK and have yourself a rollick across the country.
With over 100 tunes covering a range of genres and decades, Sounds Familiar is the music quiz that'll have any music lover screaming. Gather your teammates and prepare to battle it out from Manchester and Liverpool all the way to London.
From Hong Kong to San Francisco, Secret Theatre has been around the world with their incredible immersive experiences, and now the group are back in London with their most daring performance yet. Taking place in an East London hotel, The Invitation is a blend of Eyes Wide Shut and SE7EN - how will you RSVP?
Explore Bealim House and Newcastle Distillery at this unique gin experience. You'll get to explore the distillery and learn all about how gin is created while sipping along at this event, perfect for a quirky date or birthday activity.
Head down to The 1865 this summer where the The Long John Baldry will be back with their epic all-dayer. Celebrate the sounds of the summer with an eclectic line up of live bands, including Zoot Money, followed by an international array of DJs across the day.
Birmingham may be known for plenty, but there's one street food event putting it more than on the map, it's invading palates too. If you're heading up to the city and looking for a truly fun filled Friday on the tiles, why not head to the Digbeth Dining Club where street food, DJ antics, pocket friendly cocktails and a truly buzzing enviroment come as standard?
This summer, you're gonna want to get to Reading. Not only is the Three Guineas playing host to a mega 4-day fest, but there will also be appearances from Sipsmith, Gorilla Spirits, Hogs Back and plenty more, as well as live tunes and street food.
From rustling up a delicious selection of gin concoctions to putting together you're very own cocktails, Elite Pubs should be your go to when it comes to drinks events and masterclasses in the UK thanks to their varied range of locations and experiences.
Swiftogeddon is a night run by fans, for fans, giving people from across the country the chance to pray at the alter of Taylor Swift. Expect non-stop Swifty all night long from deep cuts to extended mixes and fan favourites from across the years.
Located in the heart of Bristol this unique rum experience will have you playing distiller as the Bristol & Bath Distillery shows you how to flavour your very own rum. Starting with a guided tasting of some of Dead Man's Fingers finest blends, you'll then be given the chance to re-distil your own 70cl bottle to take home.
Join The Mole and Badger Bar Restaurant & Wine Emporium for a fizz-fuelled Thursday as the Maidenhead favourite brings you bottomless prosecco and a selection of delicious bites from Cornish crab and corn-fed chicken to indulgent puddings.
UK Brewery Tours are taking guests around some of Britain's best beer cities, and giving guests an insider look into how the finest craft brews are created. This one in Sheffield features an knowledgeable guide, a tutored tasting and plenty of samples.
Rejoice gin-lovers everywhere, The Gin Society are heading on a UK-wide tour, taking over some of the most beautiful buildings across the country for an evening of tasting, workshops and live music. From Manchester to Sunderland and Sheffield, this 100-strong variety gin celebration is not one to miss.
The folks behind Twisted Barrel Ale are letting you in on their secrets as they show you around their brewery just outside Coventry. Taking place on Saturdays, tickets include a tour of the brewery, a tasting session, and a pint of beer.
With adventures to be had across the country, The Great Game is a brilliant way to get to know a new place. The concept includes a downloadable pack that will show you different sites, teach you know facts, and most importantly, finish at the pub.
Are you a fan of the iconic TV show? Then this immersive dining experience will be right up your street. Make your way to the White Swan Hotel for a Fawlty Towers evening joined by Basil, Sybil and Manuel as they serve you delicious food with a side of comedy.
Enter the Upside Down House, a unique, family-friendly attraction that lets you walk on the ceiling and experience life the other way around. Popping up across the country, head down for the ultimate twisted photo op.
Innis & Gunn has is one of the UK's most successful craft beer businesses, making their events even more of a hot ticket. Whether you're taking part in the beer vs bourbon challenge or enjoying gin-infused dishes, there's plenty to be explored.
Looking to brighten up your mid-week? Head to The Townhouse in Sutton Coldfield, where the party will be in full swing with Drag Bingo. Get your dabbers at the ready and prepare for a very glamorous (and sassy) take on the great British pastime with plenty of prizes to be won.
Run by local creatives an d small businesses, Mac and Wild Falls of Shin are bringing together people form all walks of life with wild outdoor cooking classes, foraging, yoga, children's classes and plenty more for all to enjoy across the country.
If you find yourself in the Cookham Dean area, The Mole and Badger Bar Restaurant & Wine Emporium have one heck of a gin-spired evening for you. Enjoy a delectable three course meal with bottomless, yes bottomless, G&Ts for 90 minutes every Friday.
Boasting stunning panoramic views of Guernsey's St Peter's Port, the roof terrace at The Duke of Richmond has a jam-packed calendar full of seasonal events. From cosy winter-time igloos to elegant afternoon teas and a New Year's Day celebrations like no other. Come here and snuggle up under one of the faux fur blankets with your favourite tipple and a stunning backdrop.
Perfect for you or the gin-lover in your life, this unique riverboat cruise is taking you around the UK's waterways with a little help from your favourite juniper spirit. Climb aboard for the chance to sample four delicious gins, and two fabulous cocktails over the three hour journey.
Summer Lodge is a gorgeous five-star country house hotel set in the magical village of Evershot. The calendar here is jam-packed with seasonal events, from afternoon teas, to wreath-making workshops and gourmet wine-tasting experiences.
It's time to head up north for a dose of something truly special, and pretty darn fun. One of the best events in Glasgow and a cracking romp for anyone looking to pair a pint with some more unique acts, join two of the best drag acts in Glasgow for a night of number calling, Bingo blotting and misbehaving at the Hillhead Bookclub.