What's on in Kingston this weekend?

By Eli Haidari

26th Jan 2023 | Local News

Good morning, and welcome to your weekly what's on in Kingston.

Every Thursday we round up all the eye catching events occurring in your area over the weekend.

Read on for Kingston's not to be missed outings this week, and remember, you can add your FREE event using the Nub It button!

Friday, January 27th

Friday night comedy at the Grey Horse

Welcome to the home of Kingston's original and longest running comedy night. 

A night of irresistible improv comedy from some of London's finest players. Kickstart the weekend with a razor-sharp, spontaneous, brand new and never-to-be-seen-again show that will leave you saying, like after ALL the best nights out, "you really had to be there…"

You'll be asked for suggestions which will be turned into unforgettable scenes, characters, and songs, all made up right there on the spot. Had a particularly eventful night out recently? They might just ask you about it… 

27th January - Stefano Paolini, Abigoliah Schaumann + more to be confirmed

Saturday, January 28th

Kingston Vintage Second Life Fashion Pop-Up

This is your chance to grab second-hand designer clothes, vintage, streetwear, and sportswear for just £20 a kilo. The pop-up event will run from 10 am until 4:30 pm, with allocated time slots for you to shop until you drop! 

To guarantee a slot, it is recommended to book online, however, if you are unable to you can still turn up on the hour. Children aged 16 and under do not need a ticket.

Social swim with Alpkit

Are you up for a challenge? Join Jude Palmer and Paul Mackenzie on Saturday 28 January for a social swim with other brave souls in the River Thames! The meeting point is at the Alpkit store in Kingston upon Thames at 10am. 

Guided by Jude and Paul, both experienced Open Water Swim Coaches and lifeguards, this swimming session gives you top tips for winter swimming; why it is so good for us body and soul and will set the bar for how quickly getting dressed post-swim can really be! 

Sunday, January 29th

The Guilty Feminist at the Rose Theatre

Less of a podcast and more of a global phenomenon, The Guilty Feminist, hosted by Deborah Frances-White and featuring world class guests, is part comedy, part deep dive discussion and part activism. 

Examining our noble goals as 21st century feminists and our hypocrisies and insecurities that undermine those goals, The Guilty Feminist has had a spectacular 100 million downloads in seven years. This is the show that proves you don't have to be perfect to be a force for meaningful change. Come join The Guilty Feminist live and be part of this joyful movement.

Guilty Feminist regular Jessica Fostekew joins Deborah to co-host, with Catherine Cohen as special guest.

BTB Live at Ram Jam Records

BTB Live features performances from exciting up-and-coming musicians Sam Harwood-White, G. H. Loveless, The Docs and Dunz. Expect to hear a range of genres, spanning from jazz to R&B, rap and indie music, and experience a night of unmissable talent and energy.

This is the first 'BTB Live' event of 2023, and there will be more announced later in the year.


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