7 things to do in the next week: what's on in the UK
30 MAY 2014
From Tom Cruise time-hopping and a mechanical bull in the middle of London, to a wine festival and a rooftoop cinema... HELLO! Online have searched high and low to bring you the best of what our capital has to offer in the next seven days.
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From top left clockwise: rooftop cinema Peckham, Race For Life, Edge of Tomorrow, Steam & Rye
7 SEVEN THINGS TO DO IN THE CAPITAL...
Friday 30 May: Edge of Tomorrow (12A) out in cinemas
Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt star in Doug Liman's sci-fi action adventure Edge of Tomorrow out on Friday in the UK. Tom's inexperienced soldier is fighting in a war with aliens but soon finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle. With the help of Emily's character, he discovers that he becomes better skilled along the way as the battle to win the war continues.
Saturday 31 May: Race For Life (Various)
The annual running event is back and across the country thousands of women will be racing to raise money for Cancer Research. In fancy dress, pink clothes, red clothes, fairy wings, or sports gear, everyone from young toddlers to grannies will be running the 5k. In London, cheer on the runners in Regents Park or Clapham Common.
Sunday 1 June: V and A Museum - The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014
A comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day, this exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum explores women's and men's fashion through key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style in the 20th and 21st century.
Kelly Brook's late night bar and restaurant in the heart of London harks back to 1920s America, with live music and dancing. It's the Great Gatsby crossed with the Wild West - and on Monday's Steam and Rye offer a weekly Beat The Bull competition. Can you ride the UK's only professional mechanical rodeo bull?
Steam and Rye
Tuesday 3 June: London Wine Week (2 June - 8 June)
Set across the city of London for one week, London Wine Week offers wine connoisseurs the chance to experience wine in Michelin-starred restaurants to dusty wine vaults and tiny secret gems. Attendees need to purchase a wristband which will gain them entry into over 100 venues throughout the week.
In it's second summer on the London Southbank, Limbo is a high-octane circus act with jaw-dropping contortion, gut-churning aerial acrobatics, nail-biting stunts, and staggering illusions.
Thursday 5 June: Rooftop Film Club (Kensington, Peckham, Shoreditch)
In Peckham on Thursday, 1990s cult classic Dazed and Confused will be playing on the rooftop of the Bussey Building in south London. Or you can check out rooftops in Shoreditch or Kensington for regular rooftop cinema viewings. There's even Chick Flick Tuesdays where you can chose from classics such as Clueless and Mystic Pizza.