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

Whether you're looking for some a night at the theatre or a night of comedy, HELLO! Online has something for you to enjoy in the next week across the United Kingdom.


Friday 17 October - London Fields Film Festival

The first London Fields Free Film Festival begins this Friday and runs for 12 days. Showcasing an eclectic mix of features, documentaries, shorts, and animation, there will be also be Q&As, curated screenings and other special events to take part in, all for free.

Visit http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/whats-on/london-fields for more information




Saturday 18 October - National Car Championship Finals

The Duke of Cambridge chose the high-octane experience of driving supercars at the world-famous Donington Park race circuit as a stag party treat with his brother Prince Harry before marrying Kate; Hollywood star Tom Cruise has also sampled the thrill of the track, and model and self-confessed petrol-head Jodie Kidd is a fan. But you don’t have to be famous or a Formula 1 driver to get behind the wheel of a fleet that includes a Ferrari, a Lamborghini, an Aston Martin and a Porsche at Donington Park, which also Hosts events such as the National Car Championship Finals this weekend. Its Racing School, Europe’s longest-established Performance driving school, offers the most diverse range of packages, guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face, including Formula 1, Supercar, Race training, and Junior for 11-16s.

To book, call 01942 270230 or visit www.racing-school.co.uk.


Sunday 19 October - Memphis

Beverly Knight stars in this Tony award-winning musical which has recently transferred to London's West End. Set in 1950s Memphis, the musical spans the decade as a new era featuring the incredible sounds of rock ‘n’ roll, blues and gospel entered the mainstream.

Buy tickets here - http://www.memphisthemusical.com/




Monday 20 October - Good Lard Almighty!

Sip on bourbon cocktails while listening to Mississippi-born chef Brad McDonald and food writer Tim Hayward as they discuss their memories of the American South, the history of its regions cuisine and the stories that make it what it is today. A family-style meal will be served followed by pie and take-home doughnuts.

See http://www.eatdrinktoast.com/event/oh-my-lard for more information


Tuesday 21 October - Horst at the V & A Museum

Horst P. Horst was one of the 20th century leading photographers, and through the course of his career worked with art, fashion, theatre, high society - and was one of Vogue’s star photographers. This retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum explores the photographers creative process, influences and legacy as well as showcasing his less well-known work.

See http://www.vam.ac.uk for more information


Wednesday 22 October - Stand Up For Ugly Animals

Join Simon Watt and a host of comedy stars at Bristol's Colston Hall for this night of hilarity as they seek to delve deep into some of the weirdest creatures on this earth - no animal is too ugly for these comedians.

See http://www.colstonhall.org/shows/stand-ugly-animals/ for more information and tickets


Thursdsay 23 October - Remembering The Greats

This exhibition, curated to honour the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes thought-provoking and poignant images from famous Scots as well as far less well-known figures. As well as including a wide variety of portraits and related works in various media, it shows the devastating impact of the First World War and its consequences, and specifically about the key role that Scotland and the Scottish people played.

Visit https://www.nationalgalleries.org/ for more information

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