Thursday Thrills: 5 Events Happening This Week

Thursday Thrills: 5 Events Happening This Week
Thursday Thrills: 5 Events Happening This Week

From live saxophone sessions by the beach to an underground tour of Liverpool, Frankie Rudland is back to help you find your perfect type of entertainment for this weekend. Check out our top five events happening in the UK below!

Bla Bla Language Exchange Lille, France

Thursday 6th May


Travel might not be an option for many this summer, but the good people at Bla Bla have got you covered if you still want to make some new friends from overseas. Their language exchange has moved online, giving you the opportunity to join groups that speak a language of your choice and enjoy a virtual get-together. With 16 different languages to pick from, you won’t be short of people to grab and drink and chat with.

Get your tickets here:

The Global Online Quiz

Saturday 8th May


Fed up of two-hour time slots and Covid-19 restriction at the pub? No worries, you can bring the local to your living room as the Global Online Quiz returns for its 24th edition. Assemble your dream and face players from all around the world, with questions on European landmarks, Asian cuisine and Hollywood films. What are you waiting for? Sign up now!

Join the quiz here:

Underground Tunnels of Liverpool – Zoom tour with Ed Glinert

Thursday 6th May


Explore the historic, maritime city of Liverpool like never before as Ed Glinert takes you on a guided zoom tour. This eclectic underground world includes all sorts of hidden treasure that you likely never knew existed, such as the abandoned Mersey road tunnel, a WW2 bunker and a hidden underwater lake. If you’re into your history, then this one is not to be missed!

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The Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art Annual Lecture

Thursday 6th May


If history isn’t your thing, then how about a rich dose of Chinese culture? Your host Stacey Pierson, Reader in the History of Chinese Ceramics at SOAS, University of London, will walk you through the breath-taking collection of Chinese ceramics that was amalgamated by philanthropist Sir Percival David. Situated in Room 95 of the British Museum, this unique opportunity gives you the chance to see the remarkable assembly through a lens. Sign up below so that you don’t miss out!

You can watch the stream, here:

Wendy Sax – Funky Grooves and Ibiza Chillout

Cafe Riva, Overclffe Drive, Bournemouth BH5 2EL

Sunday 9th May


It may not be the actual glamorous, lively island of Ibiza, but the sunny south coast will have to do. Join Wendy Sax at Café Riva, as she emulates the smooth, funky vibes of Ocean Beach with a gorgeous sea view as the backdrop. You can have a few drinks or even just relax with some food as you let her take you to everyone’s favourite party destination with her saxophone. Get down and check it out!