There’s no better way to get over your Christmas cabin fever than by continuing the celebrations into The New Year and treating yourself to the best tickets in town. Get ready to embrace 2018 with a jam-packed diary filled with our favourite dates up and down the country. To help you choose the right one for you, we’ve curated our top of the crop events so that every SCRUBD man feels ready to master his social calendar.
1. Goodwood Festival of Speed, 12-15 July 2018, West Sussex
This is the ultimate motoring garden party for car fanatics set in the great outdoors and glamorous Goodwood Estate. The four day festival gets visitors revved up on the opening day with spectacular off-road action at the Forest Rally Stage and a display of the latest launches at the manufacturer stands. On day two, spectators can soak up the atmosphere of Formula 1 action on the Hillclimb and witness dynamic debuts from the most high performance automotive brands in the world. Things go up a gear at the weekend as guests can enjoy a full programme of track days from supercars, Formula 1, drift cars and bikes.
2. Frieze Art Fair, 4-7 October 2018, Regent’s Park London
Enter a world of colour and celebrate today’s most iconic and emerging talent on the artistic scene at Frieze London. This is a hot ticket for art buffs but you don’t have to be the next Picasso to appreciate the artwork on display. It’s a key date for Regent’s Park to be transformed into a creative
hub featuring more than 160 leading international galleries where visitors can buy art and network with top industry artists. Feel inspired by booking a private preview of the exhibition and be assigned a dedicated tour guide to show you around the fair. Highlights in 2018 include; Frieze Projects’ non-profit programme and Frieze Sculpture.
3. ITU World Triathlon Series, 9-10 June 2018, Leeds
The ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds for its biggest annual event in the British triathlon calendar providing a mixture of over 5,000 recreational and elite triathletes the chance to compete in swimming, cycling and running events with distances up to 36.2km. On Saturday 9th June, spectators can cheer on competitors in and around Roundhay Park encouraging them to cross the finish line at Millennium Square after the ‘point to point’ course the following day.
Thirty Seconds To Mars 27th March 2018, 02 London
Rock out at the 02 with fellow music heads to multi-platinum selling US rock band Thirty Seconds To Mars with special guests to be confirmed as part of their eagerly anticipated European tour. Their latest single “Walk On Water” is the first release for the group in four years and proved to be a huge success in the UK charts. Renowned for their electrifying and innovative live performances in the past using infrared technology, this gig is guaranteed to raise the roof.
5. Autumn Internationals Rugby 2018, England v South Africa, 3rd November, Twickenham
For sporting fans, The Autumn Internationals offers budding rugby goers the opportunity to watch their home team on the pitch, with an electrifying atmosphere at Twickenham Stadium. The fixtures are still being scheduled and so far, England will play against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia across 4 weeks but the game tipped to be the big one is the opening: England v South Africa kickstarting on Saturday 3rd November 2018.