TNT 30th birthday party – Koko
Your favourite weekly mag and indispensable travel bible celebrates its 30th birthday this year, and to make sure it goes off we’re throwing a very special bash this week at Camden’s Koko.
Ash Grunwald, Matthew P, Polly Money and Melic will be taking to the stage to deliver the tunes, and there will be loads of exclusive for-this-night-only travel prizes and giveaways, including a Topdeck Travel voucher, an Oktoberfest trip for two, Busabout flexitrips, and tickets to Twickenham, Sandown Park and CircoLoco. See you there!
£25, July 28, 5pm-11pm NW1 7JE
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TNT Bowled Over Party
Celebrate the summer sun at TNT’s annual lawn bowls party. There will be a bowls tournament from 1pm, Bodean’s BBQ from 2pm-4pm, plus top-class entertainment and DJs to keep you partying until the small hours. There’s also an ‘Old Timers’ fancy dress theme – so come along decked out like your nana!
£5, Aug 11, from 11am
Southwark Sports Bowls Club, SE21 7EU
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Cider Dog Festival
Relaunched pub The Miller is holding this real ale, cider and perry festhosting more than 50 tipples for you to sample, including all of London’s micro-breweries such as Kernel, Partizan and Sambrook. For eats, the Street Kitchen fellas – who are in residency here – will be serving up their ace dogs ‘n’ slaw, too.
Free, July 27, 12pm-1am 96
Snowsfields Road, SE1 3SS
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Zidane and Mogwai – live
What do Glaswegian instrumentalists Mogwai and firebrand yet supremely talented retired footballer Zinedine Zidane have in common? They’re both at the Barbican tonight, sort of, as the former play a live score to the footy art installation and movie, Zidane, A 21st Century Portrait about the head-butt-loving Frenchman.
£5, July 26, 7pm
Barbican, EC2Y 8DS
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A-Z of Backpacking Fringe preview
Seasoned traveller Jody Kamali distills his eight years of solo backpacking around the world into this indispensable and hilarious guide to what to do and not to do when out on the road.
Meditating in caves and getting high on Guatemalan chocolate with a shaman feature alongside hostel etiquette advice. This is Jody’s seventh Fringe show – the avid traveller is also a member of circus cabaret troupe Le Flop.
£3, July 24, 7.30pm
The Wenlock And Essex, N1 8LN
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Park it in the Market
The famous covered market in Greenwich has been running since the 14th century in one form or another, and boasts a wealth of special events throughout this summer. One of the most eye-catching is this classic car and bike meet, where proud owners show off their machines from yesteryear.
Free, July 25, 7.30pm-11pm
Greenwich Market, SE10 9HZ
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We Love The 90s Film Festival
Four cult flicks from the Nineties – Janet Jackson-starring Poetic Justice, Alicia Silverstone’s Clueless, Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes’ ace White Men Can’t Jump and the ultimate House Party – will be screening alongside Nineties cine-snacks for a full retro experience.
July 25-28, 7pm Portobello Pop-Up, W10 5TY
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