Saturday, 16 June 2018

Things to do this weekend in Leeds, London, Edinburgh and New York

Not sure how to fill up your weekend? Here are a few ideas for those of my followers who live in or near to Leeds, London, Edinburgh and New York:



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Tap Takeover @ Seven

Saturday 16 June, 7.30pm, look forward to Spud Theatre – The Woman In White. In this adaptation of the classic Victorian ‘sensation novel’ by Wilkie Collins, Laura Glyde's interests have been neglected by her uncle and her fortune by default falls to her husband on her death. This provides the motive for the conspiracy of her unscrupulous husband and his co-conspirator Fosco. £10 /£8 conc

Also, as part of Chapel Allerton Beer Festival, take part in a special Beer Themed Quiz at 8pm on Sunday 17 June in Seven Bar. Hosted by regular quizmaster, Rog Hunter, find out what knowledge you’ve gleaned from drinking different beers throughout the week. Special beer prizes. Free with raffle /prizes.

On Tuesday 19 June, 8pm, a fascinating subject for CafΓ© Scientifique – Nerve Agents and other Chemical Weapons. After the recent nerve agent attack in Salisbury, Prof Alastair Hay of Leeds University has been prominent in the media, talking about the substances involved, and the symptoms that the victims of such attacks can suffer. He will talk about the effects of exposure to chemical weapons. Hat donations.

On Wednesday 20 June, 6-7pm, Rush Hour Jazz presents Peridot Hill. Chill out with a drink or coffee after work for an hour's jazz in Seven Bar on the third Wednesday of the month. Tonight with Peridot Hill and the JazzLeeds Trio. PWYF.

Rounding off the week on Friday 22 June, 7.30pm, is Bite My Thumb – Bouncers by John Godber. John Godber’s most famous and loved play is widely regarded as one of the funniest British plays ever written. Sorry, this show is a SELL OUT unless there are returns on the door. £12 full /£10 conc otd.
 
Tickets for most events are found at  www.ticketsource.co.uk/sevenleeds/events Where not sold out, tickets are always available on the door.

Every £ spent at Seven helps support high quality arts in a local setting. We look forward to seeing you at Seven very soon.
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5 Things to Do This Weekend


Wondering what to do this weekend? What's On by Country & Town House is here to help.

We bring you the hottest events and culture in the town and country this weekend – including the most atmospheric places to watch the World Cup, three unmissable festivals, the Cartier Queen's Cup Final and our newest podcast episode...

Enjoy!


Don't Miss


1. Rooftop Yoga at The Berkeley
The Berkeley launched its intimate rooftop yoga classes today, for those who like to take their morning sun salutations in a rooftop garden overlooking a pool and Hyde Park. Opt for the luxury package which includes post-workout snacks and a half day pool pass for a quick refresh.
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2. The Cartier Queen's Cup Final
This Sunday, the Cartier Queen’s Cup Final will culminate one of the world’s leading polo tournaments with a most impressive display of pony power. Since 1960, Cartier’s VIP guest list and packed grandstands have shaped the event into the flashy Who’s Who of polo occasion it is today. 17 June


3. Festival Season


Taste of London

Head to Regent’s Park to try exciting street food, discover new products, shop to your heart’s content and learn from the experts. Our top picks include Laurent-Perrier's eco-friendly masterclasses and your chance to get creative at the World Class Cocktail Bar.
Until 17 June


Hampton Court Palace

The intimate 3,000 seat auditorium at Hampton Court Palace Festival makes for a unique concert, with guests watching world-class musical entertainment in the courtyard of one of England’s historic royal palaces. This weekend sees The Beach Boys headline.
Until 23 June


The Grange Festival

In the heart of Hampshire, The Grange Festival
transforms its Grade-I listed neoclassical mansion into the heart and soul of opera. This year’s line-up includes Agrippina, The Barber of Seville and The Abduction from the Seraglio. Read our guide to the season hereUntil 7 July

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4. World Cup Festivities around Town
Do it big for the be-all and end-all of sport watching experiences! Already started and continuing up until 15 July, the 2018 World Cup is in full swing, meaning there is essentially reason to have a party every night. Check out our guide to the most atmospheric places to watch it.


5. New Podcast: 10 Things to Do in the Next 10 Days
In our new podcast episode, we’re telling you about all the hottest events, news and openings in UK culture, travel and food. This week: Grange Festival, Summer Solstice, Taste of London and open-air theatre (and an exclusive competition!). Download the latest episode here.



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National Museums Scotland



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One week to go until
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

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Rip It Up opens at the National Museum of Scotland next Friday 22 June and we can't wait to take you on an incredible musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.

From the Scottish bands and artists you know and love to new discoveries, and some you might not even know are from Scotland, Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop is a celebration of the nation's musical culture over more than half a century.
 
To get you in the mood, check out our Scottish music playlists from museum staff plus some famous faces, and don't miss our special pull out supplement in this month's edition of The Skinny.
 
​Exhibition sponsored by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. 

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Rip It Up



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Still of KT Tunstall in the Rip It Up trailer video
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How would you describe Scottish pop music?
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Could you sum it up in just three words? In our new exhibition trailer Scotland’s stars, from Lulu and the Bay City Rollers, to Franz Ferdinand and Shirley Manson, grapple with this all-important question.
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Bay City Rollers objects on loan from a private collection
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Rip It Up opening weekend
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Sat 23 Jun, 11:00–16:30
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Join us on the opening weekend of the exhibition to celebrate all things Scottish pop. Enjoy a pop-up performance from young singer-songwriter Annie Booth and be styled as a Scottish pop icon in our vintage photobooth.
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Rip It Up across Edinburgh


Southern Exposure festival poster
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Southern Exposure Festival at Summerhall

Fri 15–Sun 24 Jun
To coincide with the exhibition, don't miss Summerhall's 10-day celebration of Scottish music, including an all-day Rip It Up-inspired festival on Saturday 23 June.

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People on a walking tour
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Edinburgh's Greatest Hits:
The Story of the Capital's Music

Saturdays from 16 Jun
Join Edinburgh Music Tours for a guided walking tour telling the story of the musicians who have stayed, played and made music in Edinburgh.

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Still of Mogwai
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Light on the Shore at Leith Theatre

Thu 9–Sat 25 Aug
Part of the Edinburgh International Festival, Light on the Shore brings together major bands, artists and collectives to celebrate the diversity, virtuosity and originality of Scottish popular music.

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Future Features



National Museums Scotland have been working with students from Napier University to uncover the future of Scottish pop music. Keep an eye out for our Future Features campaign on Facebook and Instagram to see exclusive videos, photos and interviews with some Scottish stars in the making.

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Hello New York,

Get an inside look at the best art around the Big Apple in our June Art Guide
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A burger alone is great, but a Shake Shack burger with a glass of wine is amazing! πŸ·πŸ˜‹πŸ” Simo Pizza in the meatpacking district is taking customers by storm with their 90-second pizzasπŸ•πŸ˜‹
Those who have trouble paying Metro fares can rest assured because there is now a low-income pricing option. πŸ’°πŸš‡πŸ—½
The city isn't the only place for walking, find out where the best hikes near NYC are. πŸŒ²πŸ‘£πŸ’


Are you spoiled NYC's Nauty Queen 2018? Learn more about the competition, and grab your tickets for our next boat party. 
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Artin' Around
The warm weather is rolling in, the plant life is coming alive, and beauty is popping up everywhere.
While the outdoors look beautiful, we know where else to go in the city to see lively and engaging art.
Gamers and Streamers Rejoice
Sponsored by:

In this day and age, everyone uses streaming services or online games to some capacity, and in doing so, requires a solid internet connection.
With Verizon Fios’ 100% fiber-optic network, experience streaming and gaming at lightning fast speeds that will support your entire household or apartment.
The 100/100 Mbps plan starts at $39.99/month, providing equal 100 Mbps download and upload speeds; or the Fios Gigabit Connection Triple Play that boasts an impressive up to 940/880 Mbps download/upload speed, is $79.99/month with Auto Pay plus taxes, equipment charges and other fees with a 2-year agreement along with TV and home phone.
Cheap Rides
The MetroCard can get you wherever you need to go throughout the city.
Despite its affordability, some people still struggle with the day-to-day travel costs. Find out about the low-income half-priced MetroCards.
#WerkIt
What's a better way to end #PRIDE than competing for a drag show crown on a yacht with 300 other New Yorkers cheering you on? 
What about a party on a yacht with bottomless vino by Tom of Finland Wines and Tropical Moscato, 🍷🍾 vibes spun by Skype Williams, 🎢🎡 a live drag show hosted by the wonderful Bella Noche πŸ’«πŸ³️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈

Entering the Drag Show is Easy:

Just upload and your best mug and a 30-second video of your best drag performance to Instagram and tag the post with #NautyQueen18, make sure you're following @spoilednyc and @bellanochenyc

You must be 21+ to enter

Semifinalists will be featured on an episode of cocktails and contours and will receive a complimentary ticket to the boat for a guest
Pizza on the Fly
Everybody likes a pizza slice, pizza's nice. But what makes it sweeter is having some za sooner than later.
Enter Simo Pizza, the place that is churning out pies in 90 seconds and pleasing everyone who walks in.
New York Nature
With the beautiful weather in full effect, New Yorkers are clamoring to get outside and enjoy it.
Find out where you can take some of the best hikes near the Big Apple. Bring a friend!
Wine-A-Burger
Shake Shack is a popular mainstay of New York fast-food culture. The Shake Burger is delicious and goes even better with wine.
Let's find out which wines go best with a big juicy burger.
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For the third consecutive year, spoiled NYC is spending the summer partying on the water this time with a live drag show contest and bottomless vino brought to you by our friends Tom of Finland Wines and Tropical Moscato.
Nauty Queens 2018 Drag Show and Day Cruise will be an epic two-hour cruise leaving from the FDR Drive at East 23rd Street on Saturday, June 30th.
Boarding starts at 1 PM, and as you may know, boats don’t wait, so make sure you’re there because we’re leaving at 2 PM sharp and will be back dockside by 4 PM.
General admission early bird tickets start at $25.00 person (which includes that open wine bar we mentioned) and they will gradually increase as we get closer to June 30th. Get your tickets here



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