10 Hot Things To Do This Weekend

10 Hot Things To Do This Weekend


by Emily Phillips |
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There's less than two weeks until Christmas! If your Christmas shopping is complete, wrapped and waiting under the tree, here's 10 hot things to do, see and visit this weekend...


10 Hot Things To Do This Weekend 12th December

Hear Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint1 of 10

Hear Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint

Nicki Minaj, the quick-fire, effortless and cartoonish high priestess of hip hop, is the only female rapper to ever score a British number one album. Will her third suite, released on the back of this year’s irresistible and omnipresent Anaconda, repeat the trick? Out Monday 15th.

Experience Electricity2 of 10

Experience Electricity

Agyness Dean captivates in her first lead movie role, on screen for every minute of this British indie drama about an epilepsy sufferer trying to track down her estranged brother in London. In cinemas from Friday.

Discover Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do?3 of 10

Discover Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do?

Breakout stand-up star of this year’s Edinburgh Festival, Luisa drew a swelling crowd to her show Am I Right Ladies, an empowering confessional that works by sheer dint of one woman’s personality. Revisiting an earlier work this week, at Leicester Square Theatre, London, Thursday 11th - Saturday 13th.

Party with Annie Mac Presentsu20264 of 10

Party with Annie Mac Presents…

The venerable goddess of new dance music, finger ever poised at the pulse of something great, groovy and new, has built a huge cult around her A.M.P. brand. She finishes a tour unifying one and all in the ancient practice of getting your freak on, at Brixton O2 Academy, Saturday 13th.

Donu2019t miss Refraction: The Image of Sense5 of 10

Don’t miss Refraction: The Image of Sense

How does art deal with new media? Group art show curated by Peter J Amdam, featuring the work of some of the greatest artists of our moment, including Bill Viola and Michael Staniuk. From Wednesday 10th until January 10th, Blain/Southern gallery, Hanover Square, London.

See the final Hobbit movie6 of 10

See the final Hobbit movie

As we’ve come this far, we might as well see it through. The film’s title – The Battle Of The Five Armies – indicates a whole lot of fighting, with Sherlock’s Martin Freeman as the counterbalance, bringing the sweet and the funny. In cinemas from Friday.

Go to XFMu2019s Winter Wonderland7 of 10

Go to XFM’s Winter Wonderland

Noted alternative music station host’s fabulous line-up with Mountain Dew for a one-off, bells and whistles Christmas concert in aid of Oxfam. Wild Beasts, Ben Howard, Bear’s Den and Circa waves all perform. Expect an extra-warm home-coming cheer for Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin. Manchester, O2 Apollo, Monday 15th.

Marvel at Snow White and The Seven Dwarves8 of 10

Marvel at Snow White and The Seven Dwarves

If simple seasonality compels you to see one pantomime this year, we’d humbly suggest nothing will quite match the idea of Supermodel grandma Jerry Hall stepping into the role of the Wicked Queen in this evergreen classic. Very Maleficent. At The Richmond Theatre, previewing now until January 11th.

Dine at The Colony Grill Rooms9 of 10

Dine at The Colony Grill Rooms

Corbin and King’s Beaumont Hotel has seen the first serious rival for Chiltern Firehouse glamour. The restaurant doesn’t disappoint. If not entirely wallet-friendly, it’s worth it even for a G&T at the splendid bar, just to say you’ve been. Fantastic Sunday rib of beef on the plats-du-jour. Pure and homely luxury. Open now, 8 Balderton Street, London.

Catch the Quentin Jones Exhibition10 of 10

Catch the Quentin Jones Exhibition

Fashion illustrator, animator and filmmaker Quentin Jones has worked with Victoria Beckham, Chanel and Cara Delevigne. Now, she's collaborated with Robert Storey for her first ever major UK art exhibition. Take a look at her surreal artwork at The Vinyl Factory, Brewer Street Carpark, London, until Saturday 13th.

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