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Events This Weekend: The Pre-2012 Edition



Yipee! It’s Thursday.

This Thursday isn’t just like every other one you’ve seen,  it’s the last Thursday in the year of 2011 and so far, we must say it has been a solid trip of non-stop entertainment from January to December and to wrap up this year, we at BN have compiled a list of venues, hangouts and places to be spotted with friends and family.

From Lagos to New Jersey, USA all the way to Manchester City, UK, BN has got it covered with lots of events. So sit back, relax as Africa’s No 1 for Entertainment, Lifestyle and Fashion – takes you on a fabulous ride of never ending fun and excitement to make 2011 a marvelous one for you and if you are new to this slot on BN, it’s when we present to you Events This Weekend!

Be sure to have fun and see you next year!

Flytime Productions, Trace Urban Tv, 1Music and Silverbird Entertainment is set to make this Thursday an enjoyable one for everyone as they have organised a party – Hush. This event promises to be a blast with performances by some Nigerian acts and loads of goodies. For a chance at winning a ticket to this party, click HERE
Date: Thursday 29th December 2011

Flytime Productions presents Coloured Girls
Flytime Promotions has teamed up with award wining Nigerian playwright and stage director Wole Oguntokun to bring to the Nigerian stage the critically acclaimed play “For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow is Enuf”. The multi-award winning play written by Ntozake Shange will be performed live on stage today at the Shell Hall, Muson Center, Onikan Lagos and features an all-star female cast of Joke Silva, Ireti Doyle, Matilda Obaseki, Marcy Dolapo Oni, Tiwa Savage, Reanne Weruche Opia, Omawumi and Olajumoke Ladi Bello. The Nigerian adaptation while remaining true to the original play will be a poetic exploration of what it means to be an African woman living in the 21st century.
Date: Thursday 29th – Friday 30th December 2011
Venue: Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Ticket Price: Regular N 5000 | VIP N 15,000
Ticket Locations: Ozone Cinemas, E-Center, Yaba, Lagos | Images & Prints, Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos | Koko Lounge, E-Center, Yaba, Lagos | Velvet Boutique | Savvie Hair Boutique, Aworie Road, Dolphin Estate, Ogunsiji Drive, Ikeja, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08081239477 | E-mail [email protected]

Zara & ZHop Store present Taste of Christmas Sample Sale
One of the world’s largest fashion retail enterprise – Zara is officially making its entrance into the Nigerian fashion market with its “Taste of Christmas Sample Sale” event. This sample sale shopping event will see attendees get Zara casual tops, shirts, flowing dresses, party dresses, business jackets, blazers, pencil skirts, jeans, chinos, trousers, premium denim, children’s wear, babies wear and lots more in different shapes and sizes at unbelievable cost effective prices. Be sure to get there early as for every three items bought, you pay for only two.
Date: Thursday 29th – Friday 30th December 2011
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM Daily
Venue: The Silverbird Galleria, 2nd Floor, Next to the Base Lounge133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

Reeds + Martini + Kiki Kamanu = Fashion Feast Sale
Kick start your new year shopping as Kiki Kamanu, Reeds and Martini present Fashion Feast Sale. This shopping event will see attendees get 75% discount off Kiki Kamanu clothing items, enjoy delightful and scrumptious meals from Reeds and lots of Martini drinks. Admission is free for all!
Thursday 29th December 2011

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM
Venue: 100 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Urban Dice presents Creative Focus
Creative Focus is an exhibition that showcases creative and growing innovative businesses in Nigeria, in a relaxed atmosphere that engenders positive interactions and feedbacks between the exhibitors and the general public, as well as exposing them to business financing, bearing in mind the impact of this event on the growth of the Nigerian economy and it also a purpose built vehicle designed to showcase and promote young creative Nigerians and start-up entrepreneurs and Urban Dice is ensuring that these individuals get the right platform to display their different works. Part of the proceeds of the sales from this event will help support the cause to combat the spread of Noma (cancrum oris) and to help those infected by the disease to get medical help by partnering with Facing Africa – Noma, a non-governmental charitable organization committed to the eradication of the disease.
Date: Thursday 29th December 2011
Time: 12 Noon – 9 PM
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel (De Marquee), Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: Call 08055868364 | E-mail [email protected] | Follow them on Twitter @creativefocus1 | Log on to Urban Dice Website


Nigerian American Mothers for Youth Advancement presents 2nd Annual Nigerian Youth Mixer
NAMYA will be holding its 2nd annual Nigerian Youth Mixer this Friday, it promises to be fun as there will be non-stop music by the ever agile DJ Pieces and a performance by Kanmi of African Comedians from the FoxyP Show on Gidilounge Radio. This event is strictly for 18+ and you are required to bring along an I.D and be sure to RSVP on their Facebook Page if you are going to attend. There will be lots of goodies, free food and drinks for attendees.
Date: Friday 30th December 2011
Time: Meet & Greet 8 PM – 9 PM | Dinner & Party 9 PM – 2 AM
Venue: Grand Versailles, The Quality Inn, 531 Route 38 West, Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA
Ticket Price: $20
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call (609) 7444745

Misha B to perform at Bijou Club
On Friday 30th December 2011, Cokobar will light up the party scene of Manchester City as they have invited X-Factor finalist – Misha B to perform at the upscale Bijou Club.This event is sure going to be a blast as Misha B promises to thrill you with her vocals and scintillating songs and renowned DJ’s – Fresh and G2 will also be in the house to make dance all night long.
Date: Friday 30th December 2011
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Bijou Club, 1-7 Chapel Street, Manchester, M3 7NJ, United Kingdom
Ticket Price: General  £ 10 |  Tier 2 £ 20 | VIP £ 40
Ticket Venues: For tickets, Click Here
Contact:  Log on to their Website

Young Sexy London
Young Sexy London is a party organised by Cokobar and will take place at the Sway Bar Holborn. To attend, RSVP by sending your name via SMS to 07786200350 (Type COKO space Name). There will be non stop music by DJ Unbeetable, DJ Fresh and DJ Mvp.The first 200 ladies to arrive at this event will get free glasses of champagne.
Date: Friday 30th December 2011
Time: 10 PM
Venue: Sway Bar Holborn, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5BZ, UK
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity.Inclusion in “Events This Weekend” is Free. Contact – adsales if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. “Pay to attend” parties attract a fee.



  1. hotdame

    December 29, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    Ok nice to know

  2. Asia

    December 29, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    Not much going on this weekend…

  3. storybook magazine

    February 2, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    pls on the behalf of the story book magazine pls kindly direct us on how to get to meet bellasnaij’s officials we want place advert of bellanajas on our magazine for free
    pls wee need help thanks

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