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9th Dec 2012 1:01pm | By Editor
From the weekend before to Boxing Day, London clubs will be in full swing, so leave Christmas Day for recovering
The We Can Talk crew are hosting a Christmas party aiming to get you conga-ing around the floor to tunes from all eras.
Tim Filthy Dukes will be on the decks along with the One From The Vaults girls and Mark Hume.
This party will be friendly and, with Christmassy drinks and a sparkly tree, it’ll be hard not to get into the spirit.
Sat Dec 22, 8pm-2am 100-106, £5
Leonard St, EC2A 4RH Old St
Station | Shoreditch High St
Making the somewhat dubious claim of being “like your uni disco”, Club de Fromageisn’t for everyone.
However, if you’re in the mood for some lighthearted, silly pre-Christmas partying, this is your spot.
Music-wise, expect pop and rock hits from the past 50 years – anything from Blur to Abba – and it’s a fancy-dress club so Santa hats and reindeer antlers are obligatory.
Sat Dec 22, 10.30pm-3am, £5.55
O2 Academy Islington,
16 Parkfield St, N1 0PS
Tube | Angel
For the last few years, the I Love Acid crew have been holding monthly parties celebrating the sound of the Roland TB-303, the bass synthesiser that shaped the early dance music scene.
Their Christmas party will be a blow out of acid house, techno classics, old skool rave, electro and live electronica.
With a line-up that includes Radioactive Man, Kirk Degiorgio, Paul Mac and Posthuman, the focus at this party is firmly on the music.
However, Corsica Studios is a great venue and you can expect a great atmosphere.
Mon Dec 22, 10am-6pm 4/5, £10
Elephant Road, London, SE17 1LB
Tube | Elephant and Castle
Join Asiana and Voodoo at Supper Club for this VIP event with bubbly and sparklers.
But don’t rock up in your jeans.
Mon Dec 24, 9pm-3am 12 Acklam Road, £25
Tube | Westbourne Park
Mayfair’s Funky Buddha will be transformed into an opulent winter wonderland for this Xmas Eve bash.
Expect amazing lighting and decoration around the namesake Buddha fountain.
Mon Dec 24, 10pm-3am, £15
Berkeley Street, W1J 8DY
Tube | Green Park
Expect top house music and a lively crowd.
Don’t be put off by the “gorgeous and glamorous” dress code.
Sat Dec 22, 8pm-4am, £15
55-61 Tabernacle St, EC2A 4AA
Tube | Old St
Helium balloons, glitter, reindeers on roller-skates and a mashup of house, disco and hip-hop.
“Christmas is about getting as drunk as possible,” say the organisers. We agree.
Sun Dec 23, 10pm-4am £4
7 Torrens Street, EC1V 1NQ
Tube | Angel
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