The Top 10 New Year’s Eve Parties In London
London has long been established as THE place to be for New Years Eve, and the capital is set to welcome 2018 in style as the city’s multitude of venues throw every kind of party you can imagine.
From two-day raves through to rock ‘n’ roll discos and cheesy pop nights, here are our top ten…
E1 London 27-Hour NYE Party
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – Monday 1 December, Midnight
Where: E1 London, Wapping
Who’s Playing: Âme, Maceo Plex, Ben Klock, Kiasmos + more
On Sunday 31 December Wapping’s E1 opens its doors for the first time, launching a new chapter in London’s music scene with a brand new late-night venue.
With a highly-esteemed line-up set to be backed up by cutting-edge production levels and a bespoke Funktion-One sound system, E1 London‘s 27-hour launch party is the capital’s most eagerly anticipated NYE event.
EGG LDN NYE
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – 8am
Where: Egg Nightclub, London
Who’s Playing: Pan-Pot, Dense & Pika, Tobi Neumann + more
Techno fans are well and truly catered for here, as Berlin-based headliners, Pan-Pot, are joined by fellow countryman, Toby Neumann, plus Dense & Pika, Manu Gonzalez, and London’s very own Kyle E.
Having welcomed Laurent Garnier, Royksopp, Erick Morillo, Green Velvet and Basement Jaxx over the past 12 months, it’s safe to say the club know how to host a party – and to make NYE extra special they’ve promised to throw in extra ice cannons, lasers and confetti explosions.
Camden Rocks NYE Ft. Carl Barât & Slaves (DJ)
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – 4am
Where: The Underworld, Camden
Who’s Playing: Carl Barat (DJ), Slaves (DJ), The Underworld Resident DJs
The organisers of Camden Rocks Festival proudly present seven solid hours of indie rock at The Underworld, courtesy of The Libertines’ Carl Barât and Slaves.
They’ll be manning the decks along with the club’s resident DJs, with music running from until 4am at the heart of Camden Town.
Eskimo Dance NYE
When: Sunday 31 December, 6pm – 2am
Where: BOXPARK Croydon
Who’s Playing: Wiley, Ghetts, D Double E, Kurupt FM, P Money, Target + more
BOXPARK welcomes a collection of the very biggest names from London’s urban music scene to its Croydon venue for a special NYE event.
With live performances from the likes of Wiley, Ghetts and the Kurupt FM crew, this is set to be a huge night in South London.
Club de Fromage’s NYE Spectacular!
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – 4am
Where: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith
Who’s Playing: Club de Fromage DJs, Special Guest Entertainers
Club de Fromage’s legendary pop party takes over the Eventim Apollo armed with a giant bouncy castle, a ball pool and a whole host of special guests.
Expect confetti (lots of it!), balloons, pyrotechnics and non-stop pop, rock, hip-hop and dance music until the early hours.
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – 6am
Where: Electric Brixton, Brixton
Who’s Playing: Richy Ahmed, Camelphat, Eli & Fur + more
Off the back of another incredible season in Ibiza and a stand-out performance at London’s SW4 festival, the colony is set to return to the capital for a world exclusive NYE show at Electric Brixton.
Headliner Richy Ahmed is backed up by Eli & Fur, Lauren Lane and Camelphat, who just received a Grammy nomination for their track ‘Cola’.
Update: Tickets expected to sell out within 24 hours.
The Full Circle NYE Party
When: Sunday 31 December, 6pm – 6am
Where: Cargo, Shoreditch
Who’s Playing: Cargo Resident DJs + Special Guests
With live performances and DJ sets across 3 different rooms, Shoreditch’s Full Circle New Years Eve Party is one of the biggest the capital has to offer. Along with Cargo’s resident DJs, there’ll be special guest appearances, live performances and plenty more surprises.
Café Mambo Ibiza NYE London
When: Sunday 31 December, 8pm – 6am
Where: McQueen, Shoreditch
Who’s Playing: Erik Hagleton, Stefan Lane, Jack Akehurst + more
The iconic Cafe Mambo lands back at McQueen for an exclusive Ibizan inspired party set in the heart of Shoreditch. Featuring unforgettable live performances, spectacular production accompanied by a White Isle inspired soundtrack.
This event is strictly 21+
When: Sunday 31 December, 8pm – 5am
Where: O2 Academy, Brixton
Who’s Playing: My Nu Leng, Roots Manuva, Hype B2B Hazard, Clipz + more
Rounding off another huge year, which saw them host their first festival arena at SW4, Playaz returns to the capital for their biggest ever London show, featuring Hype B2B Hazard, My Nu Leng, Roots Manuva and many more.
Defected London NYE
When: Sunday 31 December, 9pm – 7am
Where: Ministry of Sound, London
Who’s Playing: Roger Sanchez, Sonny Fedora, Josh Butler + more
Simon Dunmore, Roger Sanchez and the Defected gang head to Ministry of Sound, London, for the ultimate New Years knees-up. Expect ultimate levels of production and 10 hours of non-stop house from a collection of the industry’s most respected artists.