Celebrating New Year: The Lowdown On Your Local Hoedown.

With the New Year rapidly approaching (only 10 days – not like we’re counting!) some of you might be eagerly planning a huge festive blowout to welcome in 2017. Whether you’re searching for an intimate gig, soul shimmering shindig, or alternative celebration – we’ve got you covered. Read on to find what’s occurring near you in the New Year!

If you’re still in the festive spirit and feeling that groove, then why does the partying have to stop at Christmas right?! Don’t let anyone hold you back this New Year – party like no-one is watching! We know that saying goodbye to those overly delicious pigs in blankets for another 365 days will be tough, but trust us… wipe those tears away because this New Years is going to be a whopper! So, hold onto your seasonal seats and brace yourself for our hoedown lowdown. From North to South there’s something for everyone!

What’s On Near You This New Year: Our Recommended Events


London Area:

Will you be in the London Area this New Year? If so, then there’s an abundance of things to do – you will be in the capital after all! If you’re just not feeling the firework festivities then check out what else London has to offer:

White Heat NYE Party

Where? – The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, London, N1 9JB
What? – Taking over 2 whole floors, Ace Party are here to help you bring in the New Year with a mix of disco, electro, and indie tunes. Offering musical enticement for everyone, this party is sure to be an absolute corker – however book tickets fast as this party is sure to sell out!
How Much? – 15 Available from: http://thelexington.co.uk/calendar/



Bump Roller Disco

Where? – Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London, SE1 8XX
What? – If you love all things quirky and alternative then why not take a trip to the Roller Disco this New Year? This wooden floored Roller Disco is sure to be a good laugh, whether day or night! With special club night events planned, the Roller Disco is a guaranteed crowd pleaser and alternative way to roll right into 2017!
How Much? – 15 Available from: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/117971-bump-rollerdisco-201617


Transport Notification:

As if you weren’t spoilt for choice enough, TFL has also decided to treat you too! Please note that although there is NO SERVICE AT ALL on Christmas Day, there’s FREE TRAVEL from 11:45pm on New Years Eve until 4:30am on New Years Day! Bonus! For more information, check out Transport For London.


South Wales:

For those that are going to be floating around South Wales this New Year, then why not check out what’s happening near you:


NYE Voodoo Revue

Where? – Sully’s Yard, Quay Street, Cardiff
What? – Boasting a night of “decadence and voodoo grooves” this soulful shindig will also showcase Go Go Dancers, A Sing-a-long Cinema with The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Silent Disco, and Street Food Stalls! Offering something for everyone, this quirky alternative is sure to be a hit! Although not mandatory, Rocky Horror Fancy Dress is encouraged! What a way to see in 2017!
How Much? – 15 Available from: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Cardiff/Sully%27s-Yard/NYE-Voodoo-Revue/12876689/


Depot Presents: New Years Eve ft. SALUT

Where? – Construction House, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 5FE
What? – SALUT are a funky collaboration composed of London’s best musicians and industry singers who have entertained both the BBC and the Isle of Wigh Festival! With their funky pop and party anthems, this winter warehouse gig, filled with street food, is a guaranteed alternative crowd pleaser this New Years Eve.
How Much? – 25 Available from: http://depotcardiff.com/event/depot-presents-new-years-eve/


Birmingham and the Midlands:

We hadn’t forgotten about our Brummy buddies! For those that are going to be in the Birmingham or Midlands this New Year, it’s time you checked out what’s occurring near you:


Moscow State Circus

Where? – Star City, Junction 6 of M6, Birmingham, B7 5SA
What? – Ideal for those that aren’t feeling the late night partying this New Years Eve, the circus is in town! Why not pay a visit to the Moscow State Circus and be amazed by its showstopping stunts and daredevil acrobatics! A guaranteed crowd pleaser for all the family this New Years, the Moscow State Circus is calling your name!
How Much? – From 7. Available from: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Moscow-State-Circus-tickets/artist/848342


NYE Masquerade Ball

Where? – The Leadmill, Sheffield, S1 4SE
What? – For those that are seeking something with a little more glamour, then this masqurade ball is the New Years Eve event for you! Bursting at the seams with confetti cannons, fireworks, magicians, and free bubbly on arrival – this is the perfect event for those looking to start their 2017 with a bang!
How Much? – From 7. Available from: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Sheffield/The-Leadmill/NYE-Masquerade-Ball/12867020/#eventticketsbox

Newcastle and the North East:

Wherever you are in the North East this New Years, ensure that you party in style! Check out what local events are happening near you this December 31st:

Willy Wonka’s Wonderland at Tiger Tiger

Where? – Tiger Tiger, Newgate Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5RE
What? – If you’re seeking a booze-filled extravaganza this New Years Eve, then this fantasy inspired, chocolate factory-themed party is the perfect fit! Boasting a mischievous atmosphere, Tiger Tiger is the perfect place to eat, drink, and party the night away!
How Much? – From 10. Available from: http://www.tigertiger.co.uk/newcastle/plan-a-party/nye/



Hadrian’s Tipi

Where? – Next To Central Station, Neville Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5DG
What? – A quirky alternative to the party scene, why not pay a visit to this pop-up, Roman inspired Tipi tent! Filled with mulled wines and ciders, scrumptious food, and cosy log fires, this party alternative is sure to be a hit with all the family.
How Much? – Free Entry




Fear not, we haven’t forgotten about all those that are celebrating Hogmanay in Scotland this year! For those that are near the Edinburgh area, why not check out the ‘Into The Jungle New Year’s Party’ hosted at the ‘Why Not Nightclub‘! From 10 a ticket, guests can boogie the night away with 3 rooms of music and a Scotlands only LED Room! What better a way to celebrate the New Year!

South West Area:

For those that are located in the South West area, why not pay a visit to the Old Firehouse in Exeter this December 31st for their Vintage Disco Party! From 5, guests can enjoy vintage tuneage, digital beats, and an irresistibly quirky atmosphere!

So, whatever you’re doing this New Year – don’t let anyone stop you from partying hard! Whether you’re planning on going all out or are ready to kick your feet up in a chill and quirky venue, do so in style this January 2017!

So there you have it, the lowdown on your local New Year hoedown! We hope we’ve helped your decide how to spend your New Years Eve if you hadn’t decided already! For more information, you can get in touch with us as all the usual places (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), so be sure to let us know your thoughts!

Written By BlueBanana

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