What To Do This Weekend 16.03.22

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Wondering what to do this weekend? SLMan has you covered. From St Patrick’s Day events to a new jazz night, here’s what to get stuck into…
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BRING YOUR MATES

Milroys of Spitalfields x Teeling Whiskey

Until Sunday 20th March, Milroys of Spitalfields is celebrating St Patrick’s Day with Teeling Whiskey. Head to the bar in the downstairs basement to try a selection of drinks, including the Teeling Highball on draught, an Irish coffee or a trio of whiskey tasting flights. On St Patrick’s Day itself, Teeling will take over the ground floor bar with Irish music and a special menu of drinks to be released on the day. Customers who buy a bottle of Teeling or a tasting flight will also go home with a whisky flat cap.

76 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, E1 6LY

Visit MilroysOfSpitalfields.co.uk

BOOK AHEAD

Secret Cinema x Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Ticket have just gone on sale for Secret Cinema’s new Guardians of the Galaxy experience – they’re expected to sell out quickly, so Marvel fans need to be quick. Taking place from August to December at a secret London location, there are two tickets on offer: one which includes a screening of the film and another which focuses on the immersive experience – expect to see Guardian characters in the space-themed venue. Interstellar food and drink will be available, and costumes are encouraged. Tickets start from £47.

Visit SecretCinema.org

SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE

Haché x #CookForUkraine

Over 60 restaurants across the UK have signed up for #CookForUkraine, a charitable mission to raise funds for those affected by the conflict. Burger joint Haché has teamed up with British-Ukrainian chef Olia Hercules for the ‘Mamushka’ burger, made with a 6oz beef burger, crispy streaky bacon, dill mayo and ginger and turmeric-infused beetroot kraut, all served in a toasted brioche bun. Available at all Haché sites across London, £5 from every £14 burger will go to Unicef’s Ukraine appeal. 

Various sites

Visit HacheBurgers.com

HAVE A LAUGH

Vinegar Yard Comedy Night

Vinegar Yard is hosting a comedy night on St Patrick’s Day in collaboration with Guinness. From 7pm, guests can listen to stand up from the likes of Derry Girls star Diona Doherty, Peter Flanagan, Andrea Hubert, Neil O'Rourke and Colin Chadwick. Order a pizza from the Bad Boy Pizza Society food truck, then find a table outside. Tickets cost £6 and include a Guinness on arrival.

Visit Eventbrite.co.uk

WATCH THIS NETFLIX DOC

The Great Robbery of Brazil's Central Bank

This docuseries goes back to 2005 when armed robbers nabbed about £25m from a safe in Brazil’s central bank, including over three tonnes of untraceable bills. Thanks to some careful planning and an 80m underground tunnel, there were no witnesses. It was only five years later that an anonymous tip-off led to a police chase…

Visit Netflix.com

GET DATE NIGHT RIGHT

Late Night Jazz At The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall kicks off a new jazz programme in its Elgar Room on Friday night. On select Wednesdays and Fridays in March and April, the series highlights the freshest sounds on the London scene, covering a mixture of soul, RnB, pop and jazz. Performers include singer Renato Paris, Harlem swingers Shirt Tail Stompers, and soulful newcomer Raelle performing tracks from her debut EP. Tickets start from £13.

Visit RoyalAlbertHall.com

TUNE INTO THIS NEW PODCAST

Eureka!

Rick Edwards and scientist Dr Michael Brooks launch this podcast today. Eureka! dissects the universe’s most puzzling questions, from alien invasions to face transplants. The long-time friends will tackle a series of whacky subjects with the help of top scientists to explain how the world – and more – works. What makes a psychopath? Could we live without blood? Why can’t humans talk to animals? Sounds absurd, but episodes are packed with funny anecdotes for light listening.

Listen here

CELEBRATE ST PATRICK’S DAY

The Doyle Collection Hotels

The Doyle Collection is celebrating St Patrick’s Day at its hotel restaurants across London. Town House at The Kensington, 108 Brasserie at The Marylebone, and Dalloway Terrace & The Coral Room at The Bloomsbury will offer a set menu of Irish specialities, including Guinness bread with Abernathy butter; braised Hereford beef in Guinness with herb dumplings, carrots and colcannon;  blue cheese with honey and walnut soda bread; and Five Farms affogato with Irish butter shortbread. Add on a whisky flight for £25 to try three Irish bottles, or flame out with a special Irish coffee.

Various locations

Visit DoyleCollection.com

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