Weekender: Vlogging summits, botanical tipples, and a free round of beer

YouTube, Nissan and Budweiser Budvar are all hosting activations across the weekend.

The Excel in London will host YouTube's Summer in the City this year
The Excel in London will host YouTube's Summer in the City this year

YouTube’s Summer in the City

YouTube’s largest UK convention returns to London for three days this weekend. Now held at the Excel in south east London, the event promises live performances, talks and an exhibition, while sponsors include Canon, EE and Gibson.

When: 14-16 August

Where: London Excel, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL

Fentimans pop-up

Botanical brewery brand Fentimans has transformed the top floor of private members bar L'Escargot into a Victorian style greenhouse. The pop-up at Salon Noir in London’s Soho features a glass ceiling, live plants and a range of specially formulated cocktails to showcase the brand's range of mixers.

When: Until 31 August

Where: Top floor of L'Escargot, 48 Greek Street, W1D 4EF

Nissan treasure hunt

Nissan is promoting its dedicated branded space at The O2 with its Gold Car hunt. Families are encouraged to find ten hidden car stickers around the Innovation Station, and if a group finds the Nissan Gold Car and correctly guesses the model, they will be entered into a draw to win four tickets to a VIP experience at The O2.

When: Until 4 September

Where: The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX

Budweiser Budvar sampling

Budweiser Budvar is celebrating its 120th anniversary by distributing 102 half pints of beer across 102 pubs. Friday night will see the promotion hit The Beer Café, Bar Square and Metropolitan Cocktail Bar & Restaurant in Glasgow; Castle Tap in Reading; The Hope in Stockport’ The Three Kings in Twickenham; and The Rylston in London.

When: Until 22 August

Where: Various locations across the UK

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