Save The Date December: New Year's Eve parties in the UK

The best December events in the UK and some crazy ideas for New Year’s Eve!

Need some ideas for New Year’s Eve? Ring in the new at one of three time-travelling NYE parties in the UK. While you’re waiting for NYE to come, kill the time with hot music and gaming events

December 2

Big ’n’ serious 
Indigo at The O2, London

Grime Live returns to south-east London to party even harder than last year, with Big Narstie, Ghetts, Frisco, AJ Tracey, Scorcher, Splurgeboys and President T on the bill, and DJ Ironik and Dapper Laughs on hosting duty.

Bring your mates to Grime Live and have the best

Bring your mates to Grime Live and have the best night of the year! Hosted by Dapper Laughs !

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December 9-11 

Boss level
NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s biggest gaming festival, Insomnia59, ends 2016 with a bang (or, rather, a chorus of them). Prize-money tournaments for Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Battlefield 1 and more will be fought on the eSport Stage; the Drone Racing iSeries champion will be crowned, as will the best cosplayers; and attendees will be able to try the latest VR kit, alongside classic retro games

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Ring in the new (and the old) at a time-travelling NYE party
December 31

Back to the future

Royal Festival Hall, London

Enjoy a century of NYE bashes at the Vintage New Year’s Eve Party at London’s Royal Festival Hall –  five floors of sights and sounds from the ’20s to the ’90s. Pick a dress code, then gatecrash your way through the decades.

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Toast the new year

Allendale, Northumberland
Blaze a trail into 2017 at the Tar Barl festival in Allendale, Northumberland. This centuries-old ceremony ends with a procession to the village square, where 45 flaming barrels of tar are thrown onto a bonfire.

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS - some of our favourites ...

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS - some of our favourites from across the UK. #008 - The Tar Bar'l Festival (since 1858!) On New Year's Eve the picturesque village of Allendale in Northumberland is quite literally set alight. Barrel bearers (known as guisers) test their strength and courage as the carry whisky barrels filled to the brim with blazing tar on their heads.

Edge of tomorrow

East London

Keep on partying well into the new year at Percolate’s 22-hour rave at east London’s Oval Space and Pickle Factory. It starts at 9pm on NYE, with the likes of Bicep and Floating Points spinning tunes till 7pm the next day.

Percolate on Twitter

NYE ANNOUNCEMENT** Stoopid excited to reveal the next couple of artists helping us bring in 2017 w/ @OvalSpace >>

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