Love Island Longing
If you’re slowly getting over your obsession with this summer’s hit dating show and now have a gaping Love Island-shaped void in your life, Thorpe Park has an option for filling it. The Surrey attraction will open its rides after hours (6pm-10pm) every Thursday to Saturday this summer for Love Island Lates, complete with a dedicated selfie wall, DJs, spin the bottle and a dunk tank. Visit thorpepark.com for more details.
Facebook’s Got Talent
If you love throwing your inhibitions aside for a spot of karaoke you’ll be interested to know that Facebook is reportedly working on a ‘Talent Show’ feature that’ll allow users to record themselves singing, which can then be submitted for scrupulous review. The feature was uncovered in the Facebook app’s code by a researcher who has a history of outing soon-to-be-announced features.
Comedy-loving folk heading to Edinburgh Fringe will be able to go to a gig with a difference inside a rather intimate comedy venue courtesy of Uber and comedian Andrew Maxwell. Passengers up for the 15-minute gig need to look for the Comedy Car in the car-ride app to get four free tickets but there will only be 12 chances, at select times, from August 8-10. LH