Dave and a Champagne-Filled Restaurant Lead This Week’s UK Roundup

All the best things to do from April 12-18.

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At a loose end for happenings in the UK for the next week? HYPEBEAST has plenty of options for you. There’s more than enough happening this week, the concerts this time lead with Dave, Comethazine and Yasiin Bey.

There’s also more than enough sample sales, new restaurants and exhibitions to visit while you’re in the city. So without further ado, here’s a list of happenings on the weekend of March 21 and beyond.

Music & nightlife

Dave

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Where: O2 Academy Newcastle
When: April 13/14/16/17/18, 7pm

Dave continues his whirlwind UK tour, this time playing five nights that begin in Newcastle and ends in Liverpool. Fresh off his star guest appearance at Drake’s show and the reveal that he’ll star in Top Boy’s return, it’s been a busy time for the Number 1 rapper.

Devlin

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Where: Leeds Belgrave Music Hall
When: April 13/14/16/17, 7pm

Devlin, a stalwart of the music scene, is on a UK tour at the moment, playing four nights that begin with a show in Leed’s Belgrave Music Hall. You can expect him to play songs from his latest release The Outcast.

Comethazine

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Where: Electric Brixton
When: April 14, 7pm

Comethazine comes to the UK once more, this time playing in London’s Electric Brixton venue. His hit song “Walk” recently had A$AP Rocky jump on the remix.

Yasiin Bey

Things to Do in London UK Exhibitions Art Events Gigs Food Restaurants Dave Devlin Comethazine Yasiin Bey Bob Bob Cite Bun House Chinatown The Sea, The Sea NS Harsha Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

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Where: O2 Forum Kentish Town
When: April 14/16, 7pm

Yasiin Bey returns to the UK for a two-night show, beginning in Kentish Town’s O2 Forum. Bey recently launched his album Negus at Art Basel Hong Kong with an immersive listening experience.

Food

Bob Bob Cité

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Courtesy of Bob Bob Richard

Where: Level 8, 122 Leadenhall St, London EC3V 4AB
When: April 2019

The infamous “press for champagne” button will now make an appearance at Bob Bob Cité in East London. The latest branch of Bob Bob Ricard doesn’t have a firm release date yet, but it will be opened during April.

Bun House Chinatown

Things to Do in London UK Exhibitions Art Events Gigs Food Restaurants Dave Devlin Comethazine Yasiin Bey Bob Bob Cite Bun House Chinatown The Sea, The Sea NS Harsha Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

Bun House

Where: 26 – 27 Lisle Street, London WC2H 7BA
When: April 16

Bun House is bringing its steamed buns to Chinatown, launching with a much expanded space. Adding two new buns — beef brisket and pineapple — there’s also classics such as char sir pork belly, pig bun and cumin-spiked lamb.

Art & Cinema

NS Harsha

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NS Harsha/Courtesy of Victoria Miro

Where: 16 Wharf Rd, Hoxton, London N1 7RW
When: Until May 18

Victoria Miro is host to NS Harsha’s latest exhibition. Taking place until May 18, the renowned artist looks to the wide range of Indian painting traditions for inspiration, combining these influences with typical Western canon to create his works. The centrepiece of this exhibition is 2017’s “Reclaiming the Inner Space,” a three-dimensional wall-mounted work with a herd of 1400 hand-carved wooden elephants.

Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources

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Mandy El-Sayegh/Courtesy of Chisenhale Gallery

Where: Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Road, London, E3 5QZ
When: Until June 9

Mandy El-Sayegh’s latest exhibition is hosted at Chisenhale Gallery. The first solo exhibition from the artist, the work focuses on The Financial Times, which is applied directly onto the gallery space, which provide stark contrast to the typically pristine white gallery walls.

Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

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Gagosian Gallery

Where: Gagosian Gallery, 20 Grosvenor Hill, London, W1K 3QD
When: Until May 18

Rembrandt’s classic “Self-Portrait with Two Circles” painting is the focus of this exhibition. Focusing on the difference between then and now in terms of artist, the show posits the likes of Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, and Pablo Picasso against Georg Baselitz, Glenn Brown, Urs Fischer, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Giuseppe Penone and Richard Prince.

William Eggleston: 2 ¼

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Courtesy Eggleston Artistic Trust and David Zwirner © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Where: David Zwirner, 24 Grafton St, Mayfair, London W1S 4EZ
When: Until May 18

William Eggleston’s latest series is called 2¼ and focuses on square-format color photographs from the ‘70s. Taken around 1977 in California and throughout the American South, the images show a different side to America.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8

Things to Do in London UK Exhibitions Art Events Gigs Food Restaurants Dave Devlin Comethazine Yasiin Bey Bob Bob Cite Bun House Chinatown The Sea, The Sea NS Harsha Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

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Where: Altrincham, Barnet, Bristol, Canary Wharf, Chelmsford, Crystal Palace, Esher, Glasgow, Harrogate, Horsham, King’s Cross, Leeds, Birmingham, Muswell Hill, Stratford-Upon-Avon, York
When: April 15, 18:30

Game of Thrones is back on Sunday and to celebrate its return, Everyman Cinemas will be showing the premiere episode in cinemas around the country.

Fashion & Shopping

Liam Hodges “Physical Reality” Pop-Up Store

Things to Do in London UK Exhibitions Art Events Gigs Food Restaurants Dave Devlin Comethazine Yasiin Bey Bob Bob Cite Bun House Chinatown The Sea, The Sea NS Harsha Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

Appear Here

Where: 59 Greek Street, London, W1D 3DZ
When: Until April 21

Liam Hodges recently launched his first ever physical pop-up space, called “Physical Reality.” The store is open for just over a week and includes archive garments, current season and even homeware.

Goodhood Yard Sale

Things to Do in London UK Exhibitions Art Events Gigs Food Restaurants Dave Devlin Comethazine Yasiin Bey Bob Bob Cite Bun House Chinatown The Sea, The Sea NS Harsha Mandy El-Sayegh: Cite Your Sources Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now

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Where: 42 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB
When: April 13, 11AM – 5PM

East London institution Goodhood returns with its annual yard sale of discounted pieces. Expect bargains covering apparel, accessories, homeware and footwear, with brands including Our Legacy, Aries and Junya Watanabe all represented.

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