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.
Last updated on 6th June 2017
Curious by name, curious by nature. This boutique festival started in 2000 originally hosting 100-people parties in Wales' mountains, and have now found a new, secret sculpture-laden garden in Hertfordshire. An inclusive event for all ages, head over for live music and festival family vibes.
Love your drinks with a little theatre? Cocktails in the City is the UK's biggest and best cocktail festival, running across seven cities all over the country. Head over for expert mixology from some of the country's best bars and bartenders.
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?
Fancy watching the stars, under the stars? Now's your chance. Popping up over various al fresco locations in Essex - from windmill sites to national parks - take in blockbusters and classic flicks, in beautiful outdoor spaces with these pop-up cinema pros.
Discover Birmingham's best bars and most impressive cocktails on this boozy experiential weekend in July. Your wristband entitles you to £4 cocktails in the city's most renowned mixology hangouts, between Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July. There will also be a series of tasting sessions and cocktail masterclasses.
With ten years of experience under its belt, In The Woods is back this September, continuing its tradition of only showcasing the best up-and-coming arts in Britain's music scene. In the past, the festival has showcased then-minow artists like Alt-J, Slaves and Lianna La Havas.
Time to test both your drinking and sporting skills as Bar Pong travels the UK. The game challenges you and another team to be the ultimate champions of beer pong; take part in the tournament and be in with a chance of winning £300.
With an adult play ground that includes mini golf and ping pong, as well as food vendors and an LED bar, Pure Cinema is not your average night at the movies. Especially not as they recreate the movie magic of drive in cinemas as you can bring your car and watch classic films on the big screens.
Head to the Biscuit Factory in Leith and enjoy a pop-up supper club revolving around Scotland's most traditional dishes and ingredients. The entire evening has been inspired by the idea of a hearty campfire feast. Guests will be treated to a welcome cocktail before enjoying a 4-course taster menu of campfire dishes, all cooked using authentic Scottish recipes and seasonal ingredients.
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.