Thursday Thrills: 5 Events Happening This Week

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

From knitting workshops to a live stream of one of rock and roll’s greats, 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!

Online beginners knitting

Friday 14th May


Need a picnic blanket for summer? Well, the good people at Darn It Workshops are teaching you the skills you’ll need to knit your own this weekend. Join instructor Kim Searl as she guides you through the different techniques and stitches that will make you a champion knitter. All you will need to get to join in this free workshop is needles and yarn, so why wait?

Join the event for free, here: 

Secret Underground Tunnels of Manchester – Online Tour

Saturday 15th May


Experience all of Manchester’s hidden secrets in this unique, eery experience brought to you by New Manchester Walks. Your host, Ed Glinert, will be guiding your through Word War 2 bunkers, atomic bomb shelters and even Manchester’s abandoned attempt at building an underground tube system. If you’re a history lover, then this one is for you!

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The Gavin and Stacey Live Virtual Quiz

Saturday 15th May


The guys at MB Quizzes are back, and this time they’ve brought us an absolute cult classic! If you’re a fan of the BBC’s smash hit Gavin and Stacey and consider yourself somewhat of an expert, then you can put your knowledge to the test this Saturday. Simply join from your phone, laptop or tablet and face off against hundreds of other quiz-heads. So, what are you waiting for? Grab yourself a Smithy sized Indian takeaway and get quizzing!

Get your tickets here:

Online Karate – Bunkai

Saturday 15th May


Have you always wanted to learn Karate, but lockdown got in the way? Fear not, HDKI are putting on an online workshop to take you through the fundamentals of Kata, otherwise known as specified sequence of performance moves in Karate. You’ll have the chance to ask questions and gain insight from vastly experienced instructors, while taking your first few steps to becoming a black-belt master!

Reserve your place, here:

Eric Clapton Live Performance – Online

Tuesday 18th May


If you’re a lover of music, then we have just the event for you. English rock and blues guitarist, songwriter and overall music maestro Eric Clapton is streaming a live performance that is sure to blow away the mid-week dread.  Hosted at the historic Royal Albert Hall, you’ll be able to see one of the true greats in action, with hours of spine-tingling guitar available from your living room. Don’t miss out!

Tune in here: