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What's on in the UK: 7 things to do in the next week

22 AUGUST 2014 Whether you're looking to catch a romcom, float along the Thames, or check out an exhibition,  HELLO! Online has something for you to enjoy in the next seven days across the United Kingdom...

Friday 22 August - What If

Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe takes on his first romantic comedy in What If, a charming indie comedy that follows Daniel's Wallace, a young man who befriends Chantry (Zoe Kazan). The two embark on the challenge of remaining friends, despite jealous boyfriends, meddling best friends, and just a hint of denial...

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Saturday 23 August - Hot Tug

The UK's only Hot Tug, enjoy a sunny Saturday afternoon on the River Thames while also taking a relaxing soak in a hot tub. Developed by a Dutch designer, the Hot Tug has a silent engine to allow you the ultimate peaceful trip, and uses a wood-burning stove to keep the water at a comfortable 38°C.

Visit runnymedehotel.com/hottug/ for more information.

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Sunday 24 August - Meantime Brewfest

Head down to the Old Navy College in Greenwich for the annual Meantime Brewfest. Tickets include a branded glass, tasting notes and six beer tokens to get you started. As well as live music and cheese-tasting sessions, there will be food stands offering a range of German, American and English cuisine.

See meantimebrewing.com/brewfest-summer-2014 for more details.

Brewfest

Monday 25 August - Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival began in 1964 and is now Europe's largest annual street festival. A celebration of Afro-Carribbean cultures and traditions, the carnival includes colourful floats, steel bands, and wild costumes, and now also incorporates static sound systems, pop-up bars, and street food.

See thenottinghillcarnival.com/ for more information.

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Tuesday 26 August - Kate Bush live

Making her highly anticipated return to the stage, Kate Bush will be kicking off her UK Before The Dawn tour at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. Her tour will consist of 22 dates across the UK.

See katebush.com for more details.

Kate Bush

Wednesday 27 August - Bring Up The Bodies at Aldwych Theatre

Fans of Hilary Mantel's prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies should head to Aldwych Theatre to see the stage adaptation. Find out what really went on in Henry VIII's court in the lead-up to and aftermath of his wedding to Anne Boleyn, from manipulative servants to families determined to climb the social ladder. Tickets from £11.

See aldwychtheatre.com/shows/bring-up-the-bodies/ for more information.

Bring Up The Bodies

Thursday 28 August - Quentin Blake: Inside Stories exhibition

Celebrating Quentin Blake's iconic drawings, notably for Roald Dahl's stories such as The Twits, the House of Illustration have put together a stunning exhibition featuring everything from his quirky creations to never-before-seen storyboards and first drafts.

See houseofillustration.org.uk/whats-on/whats-on/quentin-blake-inside-stories/ for more information.

Quentin Blake exhibition

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