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Events This Weekend in Ibadan, Lagos, Abuja and London



P Da Blast
P Da Blast is a charity gig targeted at young people between 16 and 35 years old from major campuses in South-West Nigeria. This maiden edition is supported by Kennis Music, City People and Expose Magazines, Splash 105.5 FM, Nigezie, The Sun, Thisday, and Punch Newspapers, and other partners.
Date: Friday 29 October 2010
Time: 5PM (Red Carpet starts at 4PM)
Venue: Adeline Hall, Lead City University, Challenge, Ibadan
Tickets: Regular-N1,000; VIP-N3,000


Gimbiya Collection by Tae
You are invited to the unveiling of the Gimbiya Collection by Tae.
Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 9AM to 9PM
Venue: Silverbird Mall, Abuja


Yummy Mummy Halloween Party
Monthly yummy mummy meet – relax, discuss and mingle. This month’s theme is Halloween. Halloween fancy dress party for yummy mummys, daddys and the kids
Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Venue: Posh Cafe, Mega Plaza, Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos
Time: 1PM to 5PM
Price: N1,500 per child (includes food from a set menu)

Celebrity Read Africa
Celebrities reading at this edition include Tosin Martins, Kaffy, Modele and invited authors. There will also be live musical performances by Eleri, HarrySong and Da Afrikaans, plus poetry by Chiedu Ifeozo, Chinelo Onwubuya and Olulu.

Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 3PM to 6PM
Venue: Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
Admission is free, plus refreshment!
Visit for more information.


Sideview Magazine Mixer & Networking Event
An avenue to network and relax with loads of food and drinks!
Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 6PM
Venue: Zamunda, 32 Ologun Agbaje, off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos


Hennessy Artistry
Ice Prince at Road Runners this weekend! Buy Hennessy and win DVDs or Tickets.
Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 7PM
Venue: Road Runners, 25, Ibikunle Street, Yaba, Lagos


The Official Halloween Party
There will be dancing to Steel DJ’s mixes, free cocktails on arrival, MNET’s Crave TV Show crew,
Soundcity & the MaestroMedia blogger himself, movies to cringe away from and so much more …

Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 8PM till dawn!
Venue: Tribeca Bar n Lounge
Costume: N1,500 each (if you don’t have any)


Rehab’s Halloween Zoo Special
Enigma presents Halloween Zoo Special, where nightmares are made.
Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 10PM
Venue: 288 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos


AAF Fashion & Arts Fair

The African Artists’ Foundation presents the Lagos Photo Art and Fashion Fair, supported by Etisalat Nigeria! It presents a unique avenue for designers, artists and craftspeople to promote their accessories, clothing, as well as one-of-a-kind art work.
Date: Sunday 31 October 2010
Time: 12Noon to 6PM
Venue: Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos


Fusion Lifestyle Quarterly Shopping Event
Get ready to shop at the Fusion Lifestyle Quarterly Shopping Event in Lagos this weekend. 60 participants with fashion, beauty and lifestyle staples, including clothes, shoes, bags, lingerie, make up, home decor, books, candy and lots more for ladies, men and the little ones.
Date: Sunday 31 October 2010
Time: 12Noon to 7PM
Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos


Le Petit Marché Presents LPM OCTOBER MANIA
Looking for a subtle way to transform your fall wardrobe and add a splash of Africana? LPM have got you completely covered.
For more information – email: [email protected]
Date: Sunday 31 October 2010
Time: 12Noon to 7PM
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru Estate, Lagos

The Ultimate Face Off II – The V Monologues Vs The Tarzan Monologues – Directed by Wole Oguntokun
The Monologues are back: The V Monologues v. The Tarzan Monologues starring Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Soul Snatcha of the Rooftop MCs, Iretiola Doyle,Kemi Lala Akindoju, Katherine Edoho, Michelle Dede, Kenneth Uphopho, Ayo Orobiyi, Sola Roberts Iwaotan, Tunde Aladese, Precious Anyanwu, Paul Alumona.
Date: Sunday 31 October 2010
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 3PM & 6PM
Tickets: N3,500 each

Adults Only (17+)
*Showing every Sunday in October 2010


UK Events!


Nollywood: Beyond the Video Boom
The Africa Centre and the Centre for African Studies present a discussion on Nigeria ’s film and video industry & screenings. Speakers include Adekunle Detokunbo-Bello, an academic and Nollywood actor and director; Moses Babatope, special projects manager for Nollywood at the Odeon Cinema in Greenwich and Alessandro Jedlowski, a PhD student at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” writing his thesis on Nollywood.

Date: Friday 29 October 2010
Time: 6PM
Venue: Room G3, School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Admission is free. To reserve your place, please email [email protected]


BEFFTA Awards 2010

The BEFFTA Awards is in its second year, and it celebrates the achievements of high profile black and Asian contributors to fashion, arts film and entertainment within the US and the UK. It also highlights the expanding and growing talent within ethnic minorities abroad and in the Diaspora.

Date: Saturday 30 October 2010
Time: 6:30PM to 10:30PM
Venue: Westminster Central Hall, Storey’s Gate, London SW1H 9NH

Standard Ticket: 20 GBP

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  1. Ms. Jayee

    October 28, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    MAAAAAADDDD weekend!!!! can’t wait. Thanks Aunty Bella.

  2. Godwin Wi

    October 28, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    just want to say nice concept….thnx a lot for the event info…keep this up

  3. DUDU

    October 28, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    Can le petit marche be a bit more consistent, thought they changed the flyer

  4. DUDU

    October 28, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    3 shopping events in Lagos? Let’s go there

  5. efed

    October 28, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    Yes oh @dudu, i am totally going there!!! Nice one Bella!!!!

  6. Nino

    October 28, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    Just make sure u buy something sha.It is not only to go o! Lol!

  7. Bukonla

    October 29, 2010 at 10:28 am

    so many things to do, so little time. Sigh!

  8. niyoo

    October 29, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    y are Fusion and Petit marche d same day 🙁
    r they tryna see which 1 has more crowd?

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