Nov 8, 15, 21 & 29 / 10pm-6am / £12+
Friday nights mean this London clubbing institution’s famous Live parties, in which some of the biggest DJs in the world have appeared. This month there will be the likes of Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and The 2 Bears (Nov 8), Boys Noise (Nov 15) and DJ Hype (Nov 29). One of the best clubbing nights out in town. Challenge yourself to last until the 6am chuck-out time.
Where: Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M 3HN
Nov 23 / 10pm-7am / £20
Spacestation move into the Ministry of Sound this evening with M.A.N.D.Y leading the first room, Ninetoes next door in 103, DJ Lukey in the Loft and Julian Amour in the Baby Box with loads more lined up for this jaw-dropping event that will keep you on your feet partying until the small hours – and then some.
Where: Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 6DP
Tube: Elephant & Castle
Supernova Moustache Party
Nov 23 / 10pm-10am / £13+
To celebrate the charitable month of Movember, in which everyone goes crazy and grows a ‘tache for charity – well, mostly the men folk out there – Supernova have teamed up with the excellent Air London to bring together some top DJs. Tim Green, Anthea b2b Alex Celler, Julien Chaptal, Death on the Balcony, Kaiserdisco and loads more will be playing at Egg. This north London club has only been in the capital for a few years but has quickly become one of the most revered.
Where: Egg, 200 York Way, N7 9AX
Tube: King’s Cross
Nov 13 / 7pm / £25+
The New York foursome (below) return to London for this grandstanding show at The O2 in which they will be tearing into their latest and third album Modern Vampires of the City. They’re sure to be dipping into their three-album back catalogue, too, and career-launching hits such as A-Punk.
Where: The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 0DX
Tube: North Greenwich
Nov 14 / 7pm / £25+
This envelope-pushing duo were experimenting with post-dubstep beats and sounds before there was such a thing as post-dubstep. Their debut, 2010’s Crooks and Lovers, was critically adored and launched them onto the scene, with this year’s follow up Cold Spring Fault Less Youth (yes it is a bit pretentious) taking them to greater heights.
Where: Koko, 1a Camden Night Street, NW1 7JE
Tube: Mornington Crescent
Nov 27-dec 1 / 4pm-11pm / £40+
Madeon, DJ Fresh and Aluna George are just some of the highlights at this five-day music and snow festival in south London, but the bands and DJs are really only part of the appeal. There will also be a load of stars from the world of snowboarding and skiing, who will be dipping into their bags of tricks to stun and entertain the crowd, with all manner of off-the-piste fun too, including talks, movies and alpine-style grub.
Where: Clapham Common, SW4
Tube: Clapham Common