Days out with Skiddle: The best experiences and attractions in the UK

Days Out With Skiddle brings you the best lifestyle events on the site.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 3rd Aug 2022

If you're looking for something to do on a midweek evening or a day out for the weekend then Days Out With Skiddle has you covered. In this week's edition, we have comedy shows from across the country, brunch events centred around dancing and even a beer festival for you to enjoy. Click on the event titles to learn more about each one.


Grease vs Dirty Dancing Live

When: Friday 2nd September

Where: The Bank Bar And Beer Garden, Perth

This tribute show combines two of the greatest movies into one thrilling experience. From the thrilling original score of Grease to the iconic musical moments of Dirty Dancing, these two movies are known for the way they used music to bring so much joy to the screen. You can celebrate both of them here.


Find tickets for Grease vs Dirty Dancing Live - here



Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

When: Sunday 9th October

Where: Old Fire Station, Carlisle

Mark Watson is teetering towards a midlife crisis and you can be there to witness it live. The 41-year-old comedian has had a lot of time for reflection recently and as an overthinker has been having all kinds of crazy epiphanies. You can find out all about them on his latest standup tour. 


Find tickets for Mark Watson: This Can't Be It - here



Reggaeton vs Dancehall & Bashment Bottomless Brunch

When: Saturday 27th August

Where: Ballin, Maidstone

Three amazing genres and equally incredible food. For your bottomless 90 minutes, you get a wide selection of drinks and a choice of pizzas with vegan and veggie options available. So much good music will be blared through the speakers from artists such as Popcaan, Burna Boy and Sean Paul.


Find tickets for Reggaeton vs Dancehall & Bashment Bottomless Brunch - here



The Men Of Shankly's Best- A Night of Liverpool Legends


When: Friday 23rd September

Where: Devonshire House Hotel, Liverpool

Bill Shankly was one of the greatest managers in the history of English football and his Liverpool teams were a force to be reckoned with. At this special event, you can celebrate the legacy of the club legend with four of the players that made his era so successful. This conversational event will be hosted by George Sephton of The Voice Of Anfield.


Find tickets for The Men Of Shankly's Best- A Night of Liverpool Legends - here



The Mousetrap

When: Tuesday 22nd February- Wednesday 19th October

Where: St. Martin's Theatre, London

Based on an Agatha Christie novel, the West End adaptation of The Mousetrap is the world's longest-running play. A genre-defining murder mystery set in London, it's a game of guess who as a detective meets all kinds of characters who are under suspicion of committing the crime. 


Find tickets for The Mousetrap - here



Born To Be Wild Child Pride Rocks Family Party

When: Sunday 28th August

Where: Escape To Freight Island, Manchester

Here is a family party where you can rock out in style. A day where crafts, dancing, face painting and more happens, this is the perfect event that encourages creativity. With the Remake Remodel DJs on hand to provide the guitar anthems, this pride special will see the venue dressed up in every colour of the rainbow.


Find tickets for Born To Be Wild Child Pride Rocks Family Party - here



World Cup Fan Zone- England vs USA

When: Friday 25th November

Where: SWX, Bristol

The World Cup is creeping up on us now, with the football season starting slightly earlier in order to accommodate it, the countdown to Qatar begins. Hopefully, your favourite player doesn't suffer an injury and is available to play in this crucial group match against the USA.


Find tickets for World Cup Fan Zone- England vs USA - here



The Big Beer Bash!


When: Saturday 27th August

Where: Junction 1, Glasgow

Junction 1 is putting on this all-day beer and food festival in Glasgow's latest pop-up space. With national and local craft beers of all kinds of flavours available, you're going to be spoilt for choice here. With some DJs and street food being added into the mix too, this is the perfect August bank holiday event.


Find tickets for The Big Beer Bash! - here



Mike Wozniak

When: Thursday 9th March 2023

Where: The Leadmill, Sheffield

Mike Wozniak is an underrated comedian. His appearance on Taskmaster saw him become one of the funniest contestants in the show's history. He's been on plenty of other comedy shows and panel shows too and now you can catch him out on tour. He'll be playing The Leadmill next year.


Find tickets for Mike Wozniak - here



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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