Here are this week’s Hot Tickets in the UK. Check back every Wednesday at noon, GMT for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Thursday, January 26 Future Shorts Festival The Vibe Bar – London Ninety minutes of the best six short films for your delectation. Future Shorts (the guys behind Secret Cinema) will be helping to launch the charity Yellobric with a pop-up short film festival. Yellobric will be hosting the screening which is part of a world wide festival spanning 30 countries. This screening will be in The Vibe Bar, one of East London’s premier venues on Brick Lane. Hang around after to raise a glass and celebrate Yellobric’s charity status. The films include one Oscar winner and one BAFTA winner, you can watch some of the trailers on their Facebook site. For a full list of films head here. All ticket sales will go to Yellobric registered charity No. 1144590.
Thursday, 26 to Sunday, 29 January Network Music Festival The Edge – Birmingham A weekend of hi-tech musical performances and workshops that presents new musical forms and ideas where networking is central to the aesthetics, creation or performance practice of the work. The Network Music Festival will take place in the heart of Birmingham’s creative community. Presenting a diverse programme of laptop performances, live coding, communicating home-made musical gadgets, sound installations, workshops and everything else in between, the Network Musical Festival boasts an international line-up including some of Birmingham’s best home-grown hi-tech musical performers.
Saturday, January 28 Tankus The Henge/ Pocketwatch The Marlborough – Brighton A night of carnival mayhem from three wildly different and unique bands. London’s manic TANKUS THE HENGE, a regular footstomping monster of festivals here and abroad, Brighton’s folksy POCKETWATCH, an engaging orchestral three piece, sometimes amusing, sometimes not, and from BIMM, the spellbinding WHISTLEBLOWER, taking you on a journey you’d never expected. Other sideshow surprises await you round the corner.
Sunday, January 29 Natural Noire Scandals – London Evoking & inspiring the Natural Noire in all of us!!! A showcase all under one roof, at one time, of the most reputable natural hairstylists, locticians, & barbers alongside the most influential fashion designers.
Sunday, January 29 The Canterbury Chamber Concert Series Ivy Coleman Recital Hall, Francis Musgrave Performing Arts Centre for Music – Canterbury The first of a series of live classical and contemporary concerts in Canterbury, brought to you by some of the most prestigious artists in South London and Kent.
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