This Weekend in Lagos: January 18, 2017 – January 22, 2017 #FindYourLagos

This Weekend in Lagos: January 18, 2017 – January 22, 2017 #FindYourLagos

Greetings Lagosians,

Below are a couple happenings for the weekend.

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Thursday – January 19, 2016

Music Unplugged Thursdays 

Catch the Don’t Drop the Mic Crew! Free Karaoke, Free Wifi, Free Cocktail, and Free Shisha

Time: 5:00PM – 11:00PM

Fee: Open to All 

Location: Fuze Sports Bar, 46 Saka Tinubu Victoria Island


Join us! It’s all about your favorite 90’s Hip Hop & R&B

Time: 7:00PM-12:00AM

Fee: Open to All

Location:  Zenbah, 11B Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos


Lotus Unplugged 

LOTUS Unplugged RETURNS Featuring LIVE MUSIC from the Beehive, every Thursday

Time: 8:00PM-12:00AM

Fee: Open to All

Location: Lotus at Pattaya, 30 Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos




Friday – January 20, 2016


It’s our Opening! Come dine with us!

Time: 10:00AM – 11:00PM

Fee: Open to All 

Location: 6 Ologun Agbaje Street, Victoria Island, Lagos



Ugly Drum BBQ 

It’s a new year and its a new UGLY DRUM. Featuring: intense grilling mouth watering beef and pork ribs chops,loins, sausages, skewers BBQ chicken This Friday, come hungry LETS EAT!!!

Time: 6:00PM – 11:00PM

Fee: Open to All 

Location:Freshly Ground, 17b Awolowo road, Ikoyi

Contact: 08090977913


American President D. Trump Gets sworn in On 20th January 2017. Also happening at The American GQ Club Ikoyi Lagos is a live performance by Nigeria’s sax Queen – Phebean. Rated as One of Nigeria’s top Saxophonist; her musical Style is Afrocentric, Soulful and Energetic. The friday’s Gig runs between 6.30PM – 9.30PM and offers a cash Bar in a Very Secured environment. The Event is Free to attend however, Interested Guests are required RSPV with  names and Email to 09058322602
Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: The American GQ Club Ikoyi Lagos, 16, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos. Nigeria



Reggae Soul Beats 

Thank God its Friday!!!!!!! Happening live at the Park this evening is Reggae Soul Beats with Rex Suru and Folusho Clarke. Good reggae vibes you don’t want to miss. Want to avoid the Friday traffic and rush? Then come to FreedomPark, Lagos.

Time: 7:00PM — 11:00PM

Fee: N500

Location: Freedom Park, 1 Broad Street, Lagos Island



Liquid Love 

First cocktail free for ladies from 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Time: 7:00PM — Late

Fee: Open to All 

Location: BLD by PLAY 15A Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos


Ice Lounge Presents

DJ Slick & ISSIMO on the Decks! Dress Code is Smart Casual

Time: 9:00PM – LATE

Fee: Open to All 

Location: 24 Idejo Street, Off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island

To RSVP: 08181007203



Saturday – January 21, 2016

Kayak Lagos (Kayak the Lagos Lagoon) 

Time: 9:00AM- 6:00PM

2 Sessions available – 9am till 1pm or 2pm till 6pm

Fee: N6,000 for 4 Hours N2,500 Per Hour for 2/3 Hours  or N3,000 for 1 Hour

Email: to reserve your kayak.

Tip of the Day: The water is calm and the breeze is endless. Its also a good workout on the arms.


Legacy Tours (Planting with Legacy) 

Come join LEGACY for a day out exploring the serenity of the railway compound at Ebute Metta, Lagos. Get your hands dirty and help plant flowers around the Jaekel House museum compound.

Time: 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: Railway Compound Musuem,Quarter 17, Federal Road, Railway Compound, Ebute Metta

Contact: +234-1-853 9284

Tip of the Day: Don’t forget to bring water and snacks. Once your enter the railway compound ask for the museum.


SLAY Festival 

A one day celebration of all things incredible, magical, innovative, and entrepreneurial about us and we aren’t afraid to show it.

Time: 11:00AM – 8:00PM


Location: Railway Compound Musuem,Quarter 17, Federal Road, Railway Compound, Ebute Metta

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Literary Crossroads – Conversation with Africa Writers

The Reception of African Literatures in the German – Speaking World In the last five years almost 400 books of African fiction have been published in the German speaking countries of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Residency opportunities and an exchange of African writers with colleagues from overseas increased, the amount of festivals of African Cultures is on the rise. This enables a new chance for dialogue and for revisiting and reinvestigating the burdened relationship between Africa and Europe through the lens of the arts. We will talk about the important role that literature plays to enable a new and more informed perception of African contemporary societies in Europe today. Indra Wussow is the editor of “AfrikAWunderhorn”, a series of contemporary African fiction in German, literary translator, journalist and director of the Sylt Foundation. She lives in Indra Wussow Johannesburg/South Africa. The Literary Crossroads Series brings together African writers on the continent and from the Diaspora to discuss contemporary trends and themes in Literature.

Time: 12:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location:  Goethe-Institut, City Hall, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos Island

Contact: 01 774 6888


Walk for Life – Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Fifth Liner (TFL) is a lifestyle management and consultant company looking to redesign the essence of living by focusing on living, investing, networking, earning and retiring well.  In line with the ‘living’ part of our brand, we are hosting a Walk for Life on Saturday. Go time is 9am and apart from going on the Canopy walkway, we will have a dance session, health checks, games and other lifestyle products and services on deck.

Time: 9:00AM


Contact: 08023043779 or 08178693478

Location: Nigeria Conservation Foundation, KM 18, Lekki – Epe Express Way, Lekki, Lagos


Tayo Olayode’s Permutations

Join SMO Contemporary Art and One of Nigeria’s most exciting experimental artists, Tayo Olayode, will open the Wheatbaker’s 2017 Art Program with, PERMUTATIONS, an exciting exhibition showcasing 38 impressive mixed media artworks. PERMUTATONS has been years in the making, as Olayode, an award winning artist who has taken part in group exhibitions in Ghana, Kenya, USA, Britain, Dubai, and Canada finally presents his first solo-exhibition in Nigeria.

Time: 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Fee: Free
Location: The Wheatbaker, 4 Onitolo (Lawrence Road), Ikoyi, Lagos,Nigeria
Contact: 0809 824 3204

Kingsize Place 

One of Nigeria’s foremost and oldest restaurant, bar and niteclub

Time: 5:00PM — Late

Fee: Open to All 

Location: 75b Kudirat Abila Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos

Contact: 08052071030 or 08172040560

Tip of the Day: Try the Gizz-Dodo or the Nkwobi

Sunday – January 22, 2016

Rele Arts Foundation – Young Contemporaries 2017 

The Rele Arts Foundation (RAF) is pleased to announce the sophomore edition of the Young Contemporaries. Young Contemporaries is an artistic initiative that identifies, promotes and, mentors young visual artists; giving them the tools to succeed critically and commercially in the global art marketplace. Five bright, and promising young artists working in diverse mediums with varying degrees of skills and techniques have been selected and highlighted as the one’s to watch out for in 2017. Themes in this year’s works include; feminism, cultural and self identity, racial boundaries, and duality of human nature. The resulting exhibition is an indication of a younger generation contributing their artistic voice to societal issues.

Time: 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: 5 Military Street, Onikan, Lagos Island



Ayo Jaiyesimi’s ITAN (the Story) staged by THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions is an intriguing award-winning epic play laced with both cultural and contemporary dance and music that will keep viewers at the ‘edge of their seats’! ITAN mirrors the impact of cross-generational conflicts prevalent in our modern day world through the battle for ‘Generational’ supremacy between a village elder, Pa Latinwo and his newly found ‘city gangster’ grandson, Dee-Kay. Both strongly rooted in their beliefs, refuse to shift their grounds. TIME (personified as Asiko) catches up with them and takes them on a journey into the past and future where they discover dark secrets that had been shrouded by the veil of time. Will Asiko’s mediation save the day or tear both worlds further apart?

Time: 3:00PM & 6:00PM

Fee: N1,000

Location: National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos

Tip of the Day: They will also have shows at the same time on January 28th,  & 29th


Cinema Mon Amour  (FATIMA, BY PHILIPPE FAUCON (2015)

Fatima lives alone with her two daughters: Souad, 15, and Nesrine, 18, who begins medical studies. Fatima has a very poor command of French and it becomes a frustration in her everyday relationships with her daughters. In order to offer them the best possible future, Fatima works as a cleaning lady with shifted schedules. One day she falls down a staircase. During her sick leave, Fatima begins to write in Arabic what she had not been able to say in French to her daughters until then.

Time: 4:00PM

Fee: Open to All

Location: Bogobiri House, 9 Maitama Sule, Off Raymond Njoku, S/W Ikoyi, Lagos,


It’s the First #MovieNic of the Year!  
Time: 5:00PM Picnic. 6:45PM Movie
Fee:  N500
Location: Cafe Neo, 19b Adeyemi Lawson, Ikoyi
Tip of the Day: Bring a bottle & blanket. The Kingston food truck will be there serving their delicious Jamaican food.

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