Beat Dimension NYE Warehouse Partynetil house
Home to 94 creative studios, Netil House is an amazing venue and this will be one of London’s coolest warehouse-vibe parties.
Headliners include Belfast’s Space Dimension Controller, Manchester’s XXXY, R&S Records’ Pariah and Breach. Amazing visuals will be created by VJ Rebel Overly.
Don’t miss out on having a drink in Netil360, the building’s panoramic rooftop bar with spectacular views of London.
Dec 31, 8pm-6am, £20
Netil House, 1 Westgate Street, E8 3RL
Station | London Fields
We, Like You New Year’s Eve Party
This Fifties-style bowling clubs always knows how to put on a party.
The NYE gig will feature music provided by Funk King, BBC Radio 6’s Craig Charles as well as the Correspondents – including blues, jazz, electro and drum’n’bass.
The basement room will be taken over by London hip-hop crew Livin’ Proof and, if you feel like a break from dancing, the bowling lanes and karaoke rooms will be open as usual.
Dec 31, 7pm-4am, £20
Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes
Tavistock Hotel, WC1H 9EU
Tube | Russell Square, Goodge St
Last Tuesday Society Masked Ball
You can always count on the quirky Last Tuesday Society to throw a wild, spectacular party.
This year, London’s ultimate purveyors of decadence are holding a masked ball that will include the sounds of Urban Voodoo Machine, a cinema of desire, rooms of dancing as well as the chance to be fed oysters by naked people covered in gold.
Plus, the party is in aid of homeless charity, Crisis.
Dec 30, 10pm-4am, £15+
28 New Kent Road, SE1 6TJ
Tube | Elephant & Castle
Champagne, Dinner and Dancing
Fire eaters, bubbly, a five-course gala dinner, then access to the nightclub are all on offer at this South African-themed venue. Breakfast at 3.30am.
Dec 31, 8pm-4am, £25
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AB
Tube | Chalk Farm
Simian Mobile Disco
With Simian Mobile Disco headlining and DJ sets from the dance-house Hercules & Love Affair Soundsystem and Andy Butler along with live vocalists, this NYE bash is all about the music.
Dec 31, 9pm-5am, £20
XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A 4AP
Tube | Old Street
Buttoned Down Disco’s F*ck New Year’s Eve Party
Giant balloons, swirly visuals, free entry before 10pm, booze and a mash-up of indie and electro anthems.
Plus, you get a “F*ck NYE” badge.
Dec 31, 9pm-3.30am, free
Koko, 1a Camden High St, NW1 7JE
Tube | Mornington Crescent
Old skool, jungle and general electro mayhem from the likes of veterans Ratpack, Micky Finn and Slipmatt.
This is a big party – some 55 artists will play for 10 hours in three big arenas. Epic.
Dec 31, 8pm-6am, £25
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 9NL
Tube | King’s Cross
A Vintage New Year’s Eve
Celebrate the new year vintage style, with retro pop-up nightclubs, beauty parlours, cocktails, dance classes, Twenties ragtime bands, a Forties swing orchestra, rock ‘n’ roll combos, films and DJs playing tunes from the Twenties to the Nineties.
For £139.50, you’ll also get a three-course meal at a table beside the main ballroom floor of Royal Festival Hall.
Dec 31, 7pm-2am, £80+
Southbank Centre, SE1 8XX
Tube | Waterloo
Cargo NYE Presents: Post Apocalypse with Ryan Crosson
According to the Mayan calendar, December 21 is the day the world will end.
If you’re still alive 10 days later and fancy throwing some shapes to banging house and techno, courtesy of Ryan Crosson (Visionquest), Lee Curtis and others, Cargo is your spot.
Non-obligatory dress code is post-apocalyptic, Burning Man, cyberpunk or zombie-inspired. Go all-out.
Dec 31, 8pm-6am, £15+
Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY
Tube | Old Street
Club De Fromage & Old School Indie New Year’s Eve Fancy Dress Extravaganza
Two rooms will do battle at this epic seven-hour party.
Choose from the one playing pop hits such as Lady Gaga and Girls Aloud or dance the night away to indie classics from Pulp, Blur et al in the other.
Expect games, balloons, confetti, silliness and, randomly, meat pies.
Oh, and if you don’t make an effort with your fancy dress costume, you’ll stand out like a sore thumb.
Dec 31, 9pm-4am, £22+
02 Academy 16 Parkfield Street, N1 OPS
Tube | Angel
New Year’s Eve Swing Spectacular
Start your night in Soho with a gourmet three-course meal (tickets including dining from £60) while listening to the smooth, slick sounds of The Midnight Stompers.
When the feast is finished, Thirties/Forties band Swing Zazou will take to the stage, upping the tempo with must-dance-to music getting everyone on their feet.
It’ll be a glittering evening, seeing 2012 off in style.
Dec 31, 8pm-3am, £30+
Floridita, 100 Wardour Street, W1F 0TN
Tube | Tottenham Court Road
A New York Year
A vintage New York new year. Tuck into turkey and roast chestnut stuffing burgers with cranberry, ginger relish and listen to live jazz and Motown music as New York scenes are projected on to the walls. Low-key fun.
Dec 31, 6pm-12.30am, £20+
Honky Tonk, 6 Hollywood Road, SW10 9HY
Tube | West Brompton
Belle Epoque Circus Party
Welcome in 2013 in a velvet-draped big top where acrobats swing from the ceiling, ringmasters crack whips and ballerinas twirl.
Expect amazing costumes and performances from some of Europe’s top acrobats.
Sneak away to the intimate curtained areas on the mezzanine level, and pop into the boudoir for a lesson in costume makeup.
Costumes should be wild and wonderful.
Dec 31, 9pm-3am 54, £40
Village, Underground, Holywell Lane
Shoreditch, EC2A 3PQ
Tube | Shoreditch High Street
Defected in the House
Defected In The House presents a line-up of world-class underground house DJs including Dennis Ferrer, Deetron and Noir.
Dec 31, 9pm-7am, £33
Electric Brixton, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RJ
Tube | Brixton
It’s all about the Eighties at this party, inviting guests to toast iconic personalities from Roger Moore to Timmy Mallet with a Veuve Clicquot reception.
At 2am, bacon butties will be wheeled out so you can refuel and carry on your 80s dance-a-thon.
Dec 31, 10.30pm-late, £30
Maggie’s 329 Fulham Road, SW10 9QL
Tube | Earl’s Court
Four rooms of dance music hosted by Toolroom Knights who have residencies in cities across the globe including Vegas, Moscow and Miami.
Dec 31, 10pm-5am, £45
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 6DP
Tube | Elephant & Castle
An all-night rave in deepest Peckham with a stellar line-up that includes Chicago-based artist Amir Alexander, Dutch dubstep DJ Martyn and Secretsundaze residents Giles Smith and James Priestley.
Expect to be working up a sweat to house, techno, drum’n’bass and dubstep.
The party has been moved from its original warehouse location but the vibe will remain anarchic.
Dec 31,10pm-6am, £27
133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST
Station | Peckham Rye
New Year’s Eve East Side Story 2013
Latin-themed bar, Barrio East is promising a “big block rocking celebration” on New Year’s Eve.
Beats will be provided by DJ Jimi Needles and Ferdie Ahmed, there will be a tequila ice luge, and cocktails – which the bar speci alises in – will be discounted until 10pm.
When midnight strikes, confetti cannons will fire.
Dec 31, 8pm-4am, £10+
Barrio East, 141-143
Station | Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JN
Tube | Old St
Photos: Sin Bozkurt