Events This Weekend

BellaNaija readers are so international! This weekend we give you events in Nigeria from PH City to Lagos, the UK, the US and further north in Canada. Enjoy!

Republic Of Foreigner Presents:Summer Sale Blowout @ The ROF pop-up shop

Get up to 40% off on select merchandise. Come and join R.O.F for a weekend full of complementary champagne cocktails, canapes, good music & lots of good times and it is free entry for all!
Sangria Surprise
Date: Thursday 11th August 2011
Time: Shop from 12PM-8PM
Fab Friday
Date: Friday 12th August 2011
Time: Shop from 12PM-8PM
Sultry Summer Send-Off
Date: Saturday 13th August 2011
Time: Shop from 12PM till the last shopper quits
Venue: The White Space 58 Raymond Njoku (Off Awolowo Road) Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For all enquiries, kindly contact | Log on to | Call 01-8400687, 07055864719

My Asho-Pop-Up Boutique
Online African fashion retail store My Asho will be hosting its first pop-up shopping event in London, England. The event will feature pieces by award winning Ghanaian fashion brand Christie Brown, and also prominent Nigerian designers like Jewel By Lisa, Tiffany Amber, Nkwo, Kemkem Studio, Zed Eye, Urbanknit, Zebra Living, Kiki Clothing, Cocoabella, and Aimas.
 It’s definitely something we at are  looking forward to. Should be a fun shopping day!

Date: Saturday 13th August – Sunday 14th August 2011
Time: 10AM – 6PM On Saturday & Sunday
Venue: 47 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, W11 3HG, London, United Kingdom.
Contact: For more info visit | e-mail:

Massive Zebra Clearance Summer Sale
Shop for gigantic bargains on divine dresses, jewellry and accesories. Items as low as N1000.
Date: From Tuesday-Sunday till Stocks last
Time: 9AM-7PM Daily
Venue: 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: Call Ugoma Adegoke on 0703 403 0683,0807 673 4258 | for more details log on to

IDSLR Filmmaking: The Basics – Lagos Edition
The Workshop host Opeyemi Adefulu is based in Chicago and we’ll be hosting a free filmmaking workshop. He has worked in the industry for about 8 years with international companies such as Fox and MGM and he’s  currently getting a Masters Degree in Digital Cinema at DePaul University Chicago. So all you film lovers this is a workshop you cannot miss.
Saturday 13th August 2011
Time: 11AM
Venue: The All–New Kingsword Auditorium, Plot 6 Block 34 Oregun Mixed Development Scheme, behind Etal Hotel, Off Oregun Road, First Bank Bus-stop.
Contact: Visit their facebook page: | log on to for more info

The Official Launch Of CLAN
Clan is a new fashion label by sisters, Teni, Aba and Tiwa Sagoe, daughters of Deola Sagoe. The ethos of the label isa fresh and irreverent style, for edgy, style-conscious girls and guys who like to stay ahead of the fashion curve”.
Date: Saturday 13th August 2011
Venue: Plot 292F Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island Lagos. Nigeria

Port Harcourt Mega Shoe Sale

Have you been looking at your closet lately and you’re tired of wearing your same old shoes? Do you want new ones that are stylish, classy, comfortable, beautiful, trendy and yet affordable, then its your luck this weekend as Mega Shoe Sale is storming Port-Harcourt Live again.

Date: Saturday 13th August 2011
Time: 11AM
Venue: Genesis Centre GRA Phase 2, Port-Harcourt
Contact: To get a sneak peep of the shoes available:
To view the event page:!/event.php?eid=147128305370127
To Contact us on Facebook: |  Call 08096761527 | BB Pin 22CBDE96

Fest Africa 2011: 9th Annual African Festival
Its going to be fun with music, dance, fashion shows, African cuisine, arts & crafts, health fair, dance competition, & fun for kids and its free admission for all!
Date: Saturday 13th- Sunday August 14th 2011
Time: 1PM-8PM
Venue:Veterans Plaza Silver Spring Civic Center, 8523 Fenton StreetSilver Spring, Maryland 20910, U.S.A
Contact: Log on to | e-mail:|call: 410-608-0420

5 Writers, One Evening: Jalaa Writers Reading
You’ve read their interviews;, you’ve read their book excerpts, you’ve read the book reviews, you’ve joined the Jalaa Facebook Page. Now, is the time for a book reading with the Jalaa Writers Collective as they read from their works, address questions about publishing in Nigeria and what a Writers’ Collective may offer, what Jalaa Writers Collective offers. So, here’s your chance to meet 5 Jalaa Writers in one place at the same time, real life not online.It will feature readings by prominent writers namely A. Igoni Barrett, Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Jude Dibia, Odili Ujubuonu, Uche Peter Umez. The event is free!
Date: Saturday 13 August 2011
Time: 3PM
Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, opposite General Hospital, Lagos
Contact: Log on to

MTN Presents: MTN Link Nite Anniversary Special
MTN celebrates 10 years of serving Nigeria this Saturday
Date: Saturday 13th August 2011
Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel 3 Lekki Road, Victoria Island
Contact: Log on to |



You don’t want to miss the most anticipated fashion/music show this summer, ‘VIVENDI‘, a high end fashion/music show this Saturday. The show will feature Violet Couture, Uyai, Prima Rogue, Mimilee, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Fablane by Derin, Ayaba, MeMe by G-O, Souza, Wana Sambo, Xolani Couture, and Desh Apparels on the runway.

And there will be performances by Davido, Beazy, Funbi, EFA, Oyetola Smith, Luciano, Mr Walz, Jegede Jackson, Roteski, LOS, T.O.G, CJAY, Izzy and Maroon. For table reservations, and any other details follow @mad_crew on twitter | Call 07056133269
Date: Saturday 13th August 2011
Time: 6PM
Venue: Ember Creek, 32 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Eti Osa, Lagos
Ticket Price: VIP – N5000 | Regular – N3000 and tickets will be sold at the venue
Contact: For table reservations, and any other details follow @mad_crew on twitter | call 07056133269

Sui Generis Presents: Its All About The Music

Sui Generis has got all what you need to kick start your weekend with DJ’s on the night… Featuring DJ JamJam A.K.A Oyingbo Swagger all the way from U.K & DJ Mighty Mike all the way from Atlanta
Date: Saturday, 13th of August, 2011
Time: 10PM
Venue: The Vue Night Club. 195 Galaxy Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Tickets: $20| Ladies free before 11pm
Contact: Log on to the club’s website:​ club/index.html |event website: | follow us on twitter @the_sui_generis

Fabuloucity Tea Party

It is finally here! Fabulous clothes, shoes and accessories for ladies and gentlemen will be on sale. Cocktails will be served throughout the event, and there will be fantastic music! It’ll be an avenue to hang out with old friends and make new ones.
Date: Sunday August 14th 2011
Time: 1PM-7PM
Venue: Xclusive Lounge, Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island,Lagos
Contact: Log on to for more details

The Renaissance

The show is going to feature Lagos spoken words poets like Sage Hasson, Plumbline, Jumoke Verissimo, Efe Paul, Adesola Fakile & a host of others.There is also going to be a special performance by Etcetera and your hosts are Tosyn Bucknor & Eduvie Oyaide and its free for all!
Date: Sunday 14th August 2011
Time: 4PM – 7PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, off Younis Bashorun Street, off Ajose Adeogun, VI (Younis Bashorun Street is the next right after Zenith Heights – the Zenith Bank HQ)

House 38 Lagos Opening Week Sale

House 38 is a collaboration between two sisters, D & S, that focuses on fashion as both a creative and utilitarian outlet.They create clothes that are stylish enough to awe the client and comfortable enough to fit into day-to-day life and they are having an opening week sale.
Date: Monday 15th – Sunday 21 August 2011
Time: 10 AM-7PM Daily
Venue: Ground Floor, 289B Akin Olugbade, Off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria
Contact: Call +234 (0) 8136617794, +234 (0) 7084053388 | follow House 38 on twitter: @House_38
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12 Comments on Events This Weekend
  • ADNYL (CHICAGO) August 11, 2011 at 11:23 am


  • Duvy August 11, 2011 at 11:29 am
  • mee August 11, 2011 at 11:49 am

    No shoe sale in lagos???*sad much*

  • gbonju August 11, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    Wow @ the free DSLR workshop…that is cool

  • ladii August 11, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    wow jam jam and mighty mike in canada, wud be awesome

  • bella 2 August 11, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Mega shoes Shoes in Port _ harcourt ??? I am so going there …learnt its buy one get one free on flats and they are american shoes…yippy ……cant wait for saturday!!!

  • Blossom August 11, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    What time does the Clan Lauch start?

  • miss t August 11, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    ooooooooooo! so abuja nko?

  • adepeju August 11, 2011 at 10:55 pm

    Pls is nothin happening in abuja?

  • right August 12, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    Nice but surprised BN did not feature AFWL in London last week, it was classy abi you did not hear about it? Quite a few brands from naija were there.

  • Tosin August 15, 2011 at 8:25 am

    I’m all for world standards and all, but now that we’ve proved that we can be skinny and pouty like the best of them, can we (please) start using ‘fat’ models again (represent Africa with the diverse amazing body styles.) Had enough of the hungry look.

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