We’re always on the look out for fun, interesting things to do so check out our guide for live music, theatre, concerts, parties, sales & shopping events and more, over the weekend and into next week. We update it daily so check back when making your plans!
What: Landscapes: A Photography Exhibition. Presented by Rele Gallery, Landscapes: A Photography Exhibition showcases the often ignored beauty of the world around us. Landscapes will feature monochrome renditions, fictitious re-imaginations and coloured sights of observed spaces in Nigeria.
When: Opening Friday 28th April 2017, 5PM – 8PM, Saturday 29th April – Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 10AM – 6PM.
Where: The Renaissance Hotel, 38/40 Issac John Street, GRA, Ikeja.
What: 2nd Annual Open House Lagos. Visit the most iconic buildings in Lagos for free this weekend with guided bus tours. For more information and to register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/open-house-lagos-13541585171
When: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017, various times.
Where: Destinations include Holy Cross Cathedral, Shitta Bey Mosque, Alara, Freedom Park, Bogobiri House, Tafawa Balewa Square, National Theatre and Rele Gallery.
What: Asa Live in Lagos Encore Concert. After last year’s sold-out concert which marked the end of Asa’s Bed of Stone tour, it was lauded as the best concert of 2016 by fans, the media and music critics. The Asa Live in Lagos Encore Concert promises to be “a world-class performance” and will be “bringing all the elements of sounds, light, emotions, and lyrics, Asa intends to share her musical journey with her friends and fans through her songs that have made up her life and ours these past 10 years!”
Marking the 10th year since the release of her eponymous, multi-platinum selling debut album Asa. She begins her tour here in Lagos, and will be performing with her band and a 30-piece orchestra. Tickets available asaencore.com.
When: Saturday 29th April 2017, 6PM.
Where: Eko Convention Centre, Adetokunbo Ademola St, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: GTBank Food & Drink Fair. GTBank’s annual Food & Drink Fair is a 2-day food exhibition and sales event that aims to project the diverse angles of the food industry by connecting various businesses involved in the production and sale of food related items to a cosmopolitan audience of food enthusiasts.
Expect a wide variety of food exhibitors showcasing and selling food products ranging from fresh organic groceries to dry foods, confectionary and pastries, ready to eat consumables, top quality crockery and wine & champagnes.
In addition to the exhibition and sales, the GTBank Food & Drink event will also offer culinary experiences such as food and wine tastings, cooking master classes with renowned International and Nigerian chefs, outdoor grills and thrilling entertainment.
The exhibition will host more than 70 food exhibitors across 2,400m2 of exhibition space within the Food & Drink Centre. Attendance is free.
When: Sunday 30th April – Monday 1st May 2017, 10AM – 8PM.
Where: Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Victoria-Island, Lagos.
What: Sip & Dip at Bottles. Join the paint party at Bottles on Sunday and enjoy complimentary chips and salsa and a round of shots with you Paint Pass. Paint Pass Required – Children N2,500, University students N3,500, Adults N5,000. To purchase a Paint Pass to tis event at Bottles, email firstname.lastname@example.org and reference PTNAbottles.
When: Sunday 30th April 2017, 2.30PM – 5PM.
Where: 8 Imam Agusto Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: Wakaa! The Musical London Edition. The first world-class Nigerian musical to make history in London is back in Lagos. With 16 shows lined up in April at The new Terra Kulture Arena, there will be two shows every Sunday in April and all through the Easter Holiday. Tickets: Regular N5,000 VIP N15,000 and VVIP: N25,000 Tickets are on sale now at Terra Kulture Arena.
When: Sunday 30th April 2017, 3PM & 7PM.
Where: Terra Kulture Arena, Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: HERE, A Photo Exhibition. Support a great cause and join Stand To End Rape (STER) Initiative at the opening of HERE, a photo exhibition, at Revolving Art Incubator in Silverbird Galleria. Speakers Titilope Sonuga and Arit Okpo.
When: Opening – Sunday 30th April 2017, 4PM.
Where: Revolving Art Incubator, Silverbird Galleria, 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: GREY May Day Open House + Menswear Sample Sale. Preview and be among the first to shop the GREY menswear line, and the new womenswear capsule collection, Resort 17. Stop by the GREY store this May Day for some yummy cocktails, cold pressed juices and light refreshments and be the first to see these pieces before they are officially released.
When: Monday 1st May 2017, 12NOON – 6PM.
Where: Ikoyi Mall, 1 Bank Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
What: Cocktails & Dresses: Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience – The Innovation Edition. At this edition, expect innovation, creativity and manufacturing excellence.
When: Sunday 7th May 2017, 12PM – 7pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi Street, Lagos.
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