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: WED Festival. The WED Group presents WED Festival, bringing together WED Expo, Nigeria’s Largest Wedding Exhibition; StartUp Weddings Conference, designed for people looking to start a business in the wedding industry and WED Dream Wedding under one roof (at a new location) in one weekend, with the theme I Love Weddings.
This is going to be the largest wedding-related gathering in Africa that will bring together all stakeholders in the wedding industry.
WED Expo will host about 200 Exhibitors and is free to attend.
Register for WED Festival here.
When: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th April 2017, 10AM – 6PM daily.
Where: Balmoral Convention Center, Federal Palace Hotel, 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: Mastering Creative Direction & Styling. Presented by The Assembly, this Masterclass assembles some of the best seasoned creatives to share their wealth of experience on the Art of Creative Direction and Styling. Gain insider knowledge and industry advice on how to get your foot in the door, commercial and editorial styling, celebrity and personal styling, insight into creative direction for campaigns, content, fashion shows, digital and traditional media platforms.
Hosted by Pepper Chikezie, the founder of The Assembly, the masterclass is recommended if – You have a burning desire to create visuals and passionate about telling stories through fashion; you are looking to start a career in Styling and Creative Direction; you are looking to build on your existing skills and knowledge; you want to form new bonds with like minds.
Guest Speakers – Veronica Ebie-Odeka, CEO, Vane Style; Tokyo James, Creative Director, Tokyo James; Bolaji Animashaun, Founder/Director, The Style HQ; Godson Ukaegbu,
Editor In Chief, Mania Magazine; Ezinne Chinkata, CEO, Zinkata.
Seats are limited, RSVP required.
When: Saturday 8th April 2016, 11AM.
Where: A Whitespace, 58 Raymond Njoku Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
What: Frankie & Co Fashion & Cocktail. Grey Velvet’s in-house label Franke & Co. will launch its new collection in collaboration with accessories brand Joel Lani.
Enjoy cocktails and the opportunity to shop the new Frankie & Co collection before everyone else, as well as exclusive Joel Lani pieces.
When: Saturday 8th April 2017, 12 NOON – 6PM.
Where: Grey Velvet Store, Centro Mall, Lekki, Lagos.
What: Afrikulture 17. Afrikulture 17 showcases multiple works from various collections of 15 creatives. These artists define a new aesthetic for African Art, through visual stimulation and mixed media. This event welcomes age groups and people with a general understanding and appreciation of Art Culture. Enjoy drinks, light music and conversation while experiencing the works on display. Each paying guest gets a complimentary cocktail included in their ticket. N1,500.
When: Saturday 8th April, 2PM – 10PM
Where: Freedom Park, 1 Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos.
What: The Fiesta Souk. A world class indoor food and beverage fair brought to you by Fiesta of Flavours and Eventful Ltd, The Fiesta Souk is a not to be missed event for all foodies. It promises to be an exciting and fun filled experience with the best chefs and food vendors in the industry on board. The indoor souk will offer a large variety of finger food, desserts, healthy food options, drinks, a champagne bar, food tasting, music and much more! The Fiesta Souk is billed as “perfect opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family in a relaxed and fun filled setting.”
When: Sunday 9th April 2017, 1PM – 8PM.
Where: Harbour Point, 4 Wilmot Point Road, 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 9th, Good Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Easter Sunday 16th, Easter Monday 17th, Sunday 23rd & Sunday 30th April 2017, 3PM & 7PM.
Where: Terra Kulture Arena, Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: Sip & Dip. Join PTNAfrica for their next paint party at 355 Lagos. To purchase a Paint Pass to the event at simply write an email to PTNAfrica@gmail.com referencing Ptna355. Paint pass – children N2,500, university students N3,500 Adults N5,000
When: Sunday 9th April 2017, 2.30PM – 5PM.
Where: 355 Lounge, 9A Oko-Awo Street Off Adetokunbo Ademola Street Victoria Island, Lagos.
What: Woman Rising 2017. Ugoma Adegoke & Zebra Living Ltd presents the 7th edition of Woman Rising, an annual celebration of women through Music, Arts and Networking events. This April, they will continue their tradition and aim to gather 750 women across various venues and over 2 days to connect, empower and celebrate womanhood and the accomplishments of women in business, the humanities, philanthropy and the arts. The weekend will begin with a exclusive networking brunch and will be concluded with a critically acclaimed music concert featuring all female performers. The weekend will also be dotted with a private fringe art salon and a public film screening, all focused on womanhood and creativity.
The concert will feature Adunni Nefertiti (all-female acapella folk group), Kaline, newcomers Evelle, Debbie and Sheillah, international guest percussionist Angela Paz Alhucema from Chile, and popular comedienne ChiGurl. Performances at will have reading interludes led by special men in the creative community who will add poetic and lyrical energy to the night. The evening event will be hosted by Nollywood actress and Woman Rising host Lala Akindoju, at
Standard tickets N25,000. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for premium tickets.
When: Sunday 9th April 2017, 5PM.
Where: The Marquee, Federal Palace Hotel, 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.