We pick up some interesting weekend events around Kingston you may want to see and join.

Knot Headband Making Workshop with Bee Smith Millinery

After a 2 hour workshop and a glass of bubbly, you will leave with your handmade knot headband. There will be lots of colours/ patterns to choose from.

If you require a certain colour to match an outfit, please email in advance: Bee@Bee-Smith.co.uk

Date and Time: 22nd February 2:30 PM TO 4:30 PM
Location: Ancient Market Place – The class will be held in the workshop room upstairs at the Market House.
Fee: £25.00

Spices & How to Use Them: Modern Indian Cookery Classes at Chakra Riverside

Regarded as one of the finest chefs working on the well-established, modern Indian restaurant scene in London, Executive Chef Satyabrat Jena has been heading up the kitchens at Chakra with fresh, superlative and highly flavoursome dishes.

He’s now sharing his know-how and skills at Chakra’s monthly cookery classes at Chakra Riverside in Kingston.
All classes include a light lunch of the dishes prepared and recipes to take away with you. Please note that drinks are extra.

For class bookings, call 020 8541 5757 or email gm.riverside@chakralondon.com.

Date and Time: 22nd February 10:00 AM TO 12:30 PM
Location: Chakra
Fee: £40 per person (Advanced Bookings Only)

Friday Night Healing

Friday night is the perfect time for healing… Two hours of total bliss to relax you and unwind from your week.

Wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat/cushion/blanket and you are advised not to consume any alcohol before the event.

Date and Time: 28th February 7:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
Location: Kingston Quaker Centre
Fee: Tickets are £21.43 including a booking fee.

Stein’s Apre-ski party

Relive your apres-ski party fun in Stein’s lovely chalet-style bar here in Kingston!

Enjoy the buzz and booze till late. Stein’s Apres special drink of the night will be big cocktail boots to share for £35, and there’ll be German beers and alpine snacks.

Come along from 9.30 pm and receive a complimentary Jaegermeister shot on arrival.

Date and Time: 1st March 9:30 PM
Location: Stein’s Kingston

Hat Making Workshop with Bee Smith

To coincide with the upcoming exhibition; National Treasures: Defining moments of stage & screen, Join Kingston Museum and local milliner Bee Smith, for a millinery workshop where you can create your theatrical veiled headpiece. You will learn how to manipulate veiling in a wide range of colours, adorn with sequins and beads worthy of any West End stage.

Date and Time: 7th March 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM
Location: Kingston Museum
Fee: Tickets £10 available via Eventbrite

The Swamp Stomp String Band Album Release Party

The Swamp Stomp String Band is pleased to announce the release of their brand new album ‘Old Dog, Old tricks’. Come celebrate with your favourite banjo pickin’, bass slappin’, washboard scratchin’ raucous hillbilly band at Kingston’s finest live music establishment, The Fighting Cocks.

They will be selling their brand new album and some shiny new merch too!

Date and Time: 7th March 8:00 PM
Location: The Fighting Cocks
Fee: £6 in advance or £8 on the door

Jack Dee: Off The Telly

Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment in his new stand-up tour.

Star of TV sitcoms Bad Move, Lead Balloon and Josh, Jack also hosts the legendary Radio 4 show I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Additional credits include presenting Jack Dee’s Helpdesk on BBC Two, C4’s The Jack Dee Show, ITV’s Jack Dee’s Saturday Night, BBC’s Jack Dee’s Happy Hour and Jack Dee Live at the Apollo. “In fact,” explains Jack, “I’ve probably appeared in every TV show with my name in the title”.

Book online at rosetheatrekingston.org

Date and Time: 8th March 8:00 PM
Location: Rose Theatre Kingston

Live at the Rose with Bridget Christie

The second Live at the Rose features an incredible line-up of award-winning and critically acclaimed comedy stars!

Edinburgh Comedy Award, Rose d’Or and South Bank Arts Award winner Bridget Christie headlines with her hilarious brand of perceptive political wit.

Joining Bridget are fellow Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and hit broadcaster John Robins and Have I Got News For You favourite Shappi Khorsandi, with Ahir Shar as host!

Date and Time: 14th March 7:30 PM
Location: Rose Theatre Kingston
Fee: £22.00