1. Gold Teeth – Jamm
Hedonistic sounds and dirty dancefloor cuts at Brixton Jamm this NYE, from the Gold Teeth crew. Gin, Chronic DJs, Sonic and London Disco Society will be battering your ears in glorious fashion with hip hop, garage, house, rap, grime, UK funky, and some groovier flavours via funk, soul, reggae and ’90s jams.
2. Dollop NYE 2013 with Joy Orbison + Paul Woolford — Troxy
Dollop can always be relied upon for prime raving action, and for NYE they will, of course, be unleashing some serious dancefloor hell. So far the line-up looking yummy; bassy house innovator Joy Orbison, chameleonic house/techno/bass ace Paul Woolford, Numbers boss Jackmaster and many more.
3. Amused Moose Soho — Moonlighting
Start the New Year with a good hearty laugh at this award-winning comedy club. Tonight’s celebratory bill includes circuit legend Ian Stone, Markus Birdman, Chris McCausland and Foster’s Best Newcomer nominee Romesh Ranganathan. Follow up the laughs with a boogie on the dance floor.
4. Bugged Out! NYE with Erol Alkan + Daniel Avery — Studio Space
The Bugged Out! are getting ready and they have brought some serious troops with them. Headlining is London electro master Erol Alkan, Phantasy, Daniel Avery, French house producer Ivan Smagghe and disco-house riser Kiwi complete a solid line-up.
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5. Fuerzabruta – Roundhouse
This Argentinian theatrical flight of fancy is back for a third time at the Roundhouse after its most recent run last year with an immense run of 100 performances. ‘Fuerzabruta’ (translates to ‘brute force’) is an eye-popping barrage of sights, sounds and stunts. Artistic director Diqui James and musical director Gaby Kerpel also created ‘De La Guarda’.
Mon Dec 23 — Tue 31 Dece
6. Mayor’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display – EDF Energy London Eye
London’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display at the EDF Energy London Eye is famous around the world. The event is extremely popular and large crowds gather in the designated viewing areas along the river Thames. Access to each zone closes as soon as it is full. Make sure you plan in advance if you want to watch the fireworks from the riverside. Many pubs and bars will be ticketed on the night, and public transport will be the best way to get to and from central London.
7. Defected in the House — Ministry of Sound
Gleaming house label Defected step into their “home” for a huge New Year’s Eve showdown. Other top-notch talent featuring in the line-up include the grooves of MK, Nick Curly, Defected MD Simon Dunmore, long-standing UK house duo Copyright and many more.
From £50 adv
8. Silver Sturgeon cruise — Savoy Pier
The sleekly modern Silver Sturgeon is hosting a New Year’s Eve party on the Thames, cruising beneath the fireworks while you’re taste buds are tantalized by a candlelit four-course gourmet dinner. Toast the New Year with champagne on the open top deck as Big Ben strikes, then head down to the DJs and the dance floor. The cuisine is from Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts and is served with complimentary wines, but there are also unlimited beers, house wine and soft drinks served through the night.
Tue Dec 31 – Wed Jan 1 2014
£399 per person (min booking 2 people)
9. The London Comedy Cellar — New Year’s Eve Special
New Year’s Eve fun and frolics at the Comedy Cellar, from suave Frenchman and ‘Live at the Electric’ star Marcel Lucont, Ava Vidal, Rob Carter, Nike Copping and regular MC Mike Belgrave. The price includes entry to the Love Candy nightclub till 6am.
10. Half Baked NYE Special with Baby Ford – A secret location in London Bridge
Ace ’90s house and rave sounds DJ Baby Ford steps back behind the decks for a set this New Year’s Eve courtesy of party crew Half Baked. Joining him will be death metal drummer-turned-minimal techno expert Bruno Pronsato and Half Baked’s Greg Brockmann.
A secret location in London Bridge
£10 — £20 adv