The biggest events to see in the New Year

Looking to end the year with a bang?

The time is almost upon us to say goodbye to 2023, and thankfully, there is no shortage this year of celebrations to attend. So whether you’re a club raver or prefer dancing to the classics, there’s something for everyone this New Year. Check out these events you’d be silly to miss!

Jurassic Party – Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum in LondonFollowing last year’s sold-out event, the Natural History Museum‘s New Year’s Eve Jurassic Party is back! It’s time to bring in the new year by dancing with the Dinos. Featuring a silent disco, live music and dinosaur-themed activities there won’t be any shortage of things to keep you entertained. Jurassic disco fancy dress is strongly encouraged and there may even be a prize for the best dressed!

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Glitterfest – London

Get ready to bid farewell to the year in the most dazzling way possible at Glitterfest NYE in London! Glitterfest is pulling out all the stops for an unforgettable celebration filled with sparkles, glitter, and confetti cannons. This year they’re taking over the iconic Electric Ballroom in Camden, transforming it into the epicenter of glittery magic. The dress code? It’s simple – sparkle, sparkle, sparkle! Embrace the glittery rave wear, dazzle in sparkly dresses and let your outfits shimmer under the dance floor lights. Glitterfest New Year’s Eve is the hottest ticket in town, and this event always sells out. So don’t wait, secure your tickets now before it’s too late!

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The Cavern Club New Year Party, Liverpool

Cavern Club in LiverpoolBring in the new year with songs from The Beatles tribute act ‘Beatles Complete’ at the beloved venue which the original group played almost 300 times! The Cavern Club are hosting a New Year’s Eve ‘Beatles and 60’s extravaganza’ with live music on both their stages throughout the night.

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New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Ball, Maidstone

Great Gatsby NYE PartyStep back in time and ring in 2024 with all the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties at the New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Ball! This is no ordinary New Year’s celebration – it’s a night you’ll remember forever. A special guest DJ will be on deck, spinning the best in R&B, House, Hip Hop, Chart Hits, Club Classics and Old School tunes. The Great Gatsby theme and decor will transport you to the era of flapper dresses and dapper gents, with full-scale production adding that extra touch of magic. Whether you’re a dancing sensation or just want to soak in the vibes, this is an event you do not want to miss.

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Swiftogeddon New Year’s Eve Party – O2 Ritz, Manchester

Taylor SwiftConsider yourself a ‘Swiftie’? Get ready to welcome in 2024 with all things Taylor Swift! Swiftogeddon – The Taylor Swift Club Night runs UK-wide throughout the year, bringing Swifties together to sing and dance their hearts out to Taylor’s hits, from ‘Fearless’ to ‘Folklore’. This New Year’s Eve Swiftoggeon is heading to Manchester for a special end-of-year celebration. Rest assured, only Taylor’s version will be played where possible and friendship bracelets will be exchanged of course!

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Concert in the Gardens – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Edinburgh

Pulp rock bandFew celebrate New Year’s as great as the Scottish with Hogmanay traditions dating as far back as 1561. This year the renowned PULP are headlining the 30th anniversary of Concert in the Gardens Edinburgh. Beneath the views of Edinburgh Castle, the audience will be a part of the show wearing LED wristbands to light up the night. So if you want to live like ‘Common People’, come along!

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The UK’s only NYE Midnight Run – Shrewsbury

NYE Midnight Run in ShrewsburyBid farewell to the typical boozy bashes and lace up your running shoes for the Shrewsbury NYE Midnight Run – because starting 2024 with ALL the best intentions has never been this invigorating! Organized by the fitness enthusiasts at Run UKAC, this is the UK’s only New Year’s Eve Midnight Run. Imagine kicking off the year with a burst of energy and hundreds of like-minded individuals by your side as the clock strikes 12. Enjoy the backdrop of fireworks and the sweet melody of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ echoing through the town as you navigate the scenic course through The Quarry in Shrewsbury. Just imagine crossing the finish line with a new PB under your belt – talk about starting the year on a high!

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New Year’s Eve in Clovelly – Devon

New Year's Eve in Clovelly DevonStep into the enchanting village of Clovelly for a New Year’s Eve Fancy Dress Party that promises an unforgettable evening for both residents and visitors alike! Get ready for a fantastic New Year’s celebration with a twist – a Murder Mystery set in the 1830s Dickensian-themed pub. This lighthearted murder mystery, based on characters from Charles Dickens’s books, guarantees an evening filled with laughter, suspense and a few surprises. All the clues will be there, waiting to be pieced together. Will you be the one to crack the case, or will the secrets remain hidden? There’s only one way to find out! Be a part of the New Year’s Eve Fancy Dress Party in Clovelly, where the past meets the present for an evening you won’t soon forget.

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New Year’s Eve Soul Spectacular – Southampton

Motown experienceGroove into the New Year at the Southampton Soul Club’s Soul Spectacular! Returning to the incredible 1865 Club this year, the vibes are going to be off the charts with its unbeatable sound and lighting that promises to elevate the party to a whole new level. Whether you’re a seasoned soul dancer or just looking for a night of fantastic music, this is the place to be. Don’t miss out on the best way to ring in the New Year. Grab your tickets, shine your dancing shoes and head to the Southampton Soul Club’s New Year’s Eve Soul Spectacular. See you on the dance floor, soulmates!

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