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

From circuses to cocktails, preparation for Father's Day and football, HELLO! Online has searched high and low to bring you the best of what the UK has to offer in the next seven days...

Friday 6th June: Cirque du Soleil

Be amazed by the dramatic and awe-inspiring mix of circus skills and street entertainment put on by the world famus Cirque du Soleil. Their Dralion show  is touring the UK throughout June.

O2 arena in London 5 - 8 June, Phones4u arena in Manchester 11-15 June.


Saturday 7th June: Cocktail Gardener Masterclasses

Step behind the bar and create your own perfect cocktail at The Rib Room in London. Lottie Muir, the famous Cocktail Gardener, will show you how to best blend freshly picked exotic ingredients such as raspberry shrub, geranium leaves, honeysuckle syrup and fennel fronds with your favourite spirits.

Runs 7 and 14 June at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, London.

Sunday 8th June: Grace of Monaco tea

This June, to tie in with the movie release of Grace of Monaco, The Royal Horseguards Hotel, one of London's leading five star hotels, will introduce a limited edition 'Grace of Monaco' afternoon tea.  Delicious handmade desserts including a Coral Chocolate Lipstick based on the make up designed for Princess Grace by Estee Lauder and a "Black & White Shot" inspired by Grace's favourite chocolate milkshake have been especially created by resident chef and chocolatier Joanne Todd.

Themed savoury bites such as Princess Grace's Favourite Mini American Hamburgers will sit alongside a traditional selection of elegant finger sandwiches.

The Royal Horseguards Grace of Monaco Afternoon Tea will run from 2nd – 15th June and costs £45.00 including the specially created cocktail.


Monday 9th June: 22 Jump Street

A sequel to last year's critically-acclaimed comedy 21 Jump Street, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are teaming up to go undercover once again in new blockbuster 22 Jump Street. It's being billed as the best comedy of the year — definitely one to watch.


Tuesday 10th June: Red's True Barbecue

It's Father's Day next weekend but why not treat your Dad this week with a trip to the American smokehouse chain which has produced the ultimate gift of meat for Father's Day. The 'Holy Cow' burger is made up of 15 different types of meat and will be on sale in restaurants for a limited time only. Holy cow!

Leeds and Manchester, limited time only.

Wednesday 11th June: Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories will be live on stage in Birmingham with a brand new show BARMY BRITAIN from 11 June. And this year with new amazing 3D effects!

Can you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Has William Wallace met his match? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Can King Charles keep his head? Would you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin?

Escape the clutches of Burke and Hare, move to the groove with party Queen Victoria and prepare to do battle in the frightful First World War! It's the horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!

Town Hall, Birmingham from 11 - 15 June.


Thursday 12th June: Gabbi's Head pub launch with Benefit Cosmetics

The World Cup begins on the Thursday 12th June but if you're looking for a haven where you can be pampered and also keep an eye on the score, head to Gabbi's Head pub, a pop-up pub in Covent Garden which will be open for the duration of the international championship, and where football lovers and Benefit fans alike are invited to view screenings of all major games, take part in wine tastings, win free Benefit products and watch hilarious stand-up comedy.

Drury Lane, London.