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Bounce Ping Pong New Year’s Eve Parties at Old Street and Farringdon on New Year’s Eve 31 December 2017

Celebrate the new year with loads of games, drinks and entertainment at London’s best ping pong venues. 🏓 🍹 🍸 🍺 🎉

NYE Wonderball Party (Old Street)
2017 has seen some big moments – Taylor Swift wrote a song NOT about an ex-bf, Theresa May took a naughty walk through a field of wheat, and most importantly, Bounce launched the game-changing, immersive WONDERBALL.

No bloody idea what Wonderball is? Well read on! It’s a whole new way of playing Ping Pong that turns your table into a MASSIVE computer game. And if you already know and/or love Wonderball, then we’ll see you at our NYE party.

Can you imagine playing Hit Machine, Odd Bod Squad, and Hexogasm all night long, bathed in UV light, pink balls flying at your face, dancing into the New Year with Shoreditch’s best party anthems? Well imagine no more, because now you can. Plus there’s classic Ping Pong tables, you know, just to mix it up a little.

NYE Pre-Apocalyptic Ping Pong Party (Farringdon)
With Trump and Kim Jong-Un escalating their playground insults to button pushing extremes, join us for what won’t be but it might be but it won’t be, LAST EVER NYE party!!

With that in mind, it’s probably worth going nuts this NYE at Bounce, cutting loose and doing exactly what the hell you want to do. Want to bat Ping Pong balls at your boyfriend’s new nose job? Do it. Want to kiss your best friend’s girlfriend? It would be rude not to.

And, we’ve got UV lights, Wonderball and Games Gurus to make sure the night goes with a real BANG. Plus if it all goes wrong when the clock strikes midnight, we’re essentially in a well stocked bunker so y’all be safe.

www.bouncepingpong.com

Location:
Old Street, 241 Old Street, London EC1V 9EY

Farringdon, 121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD

Times:
8pm – 3am

Price:
Old Street, from £20 book online

Farringdon, from £15 book online

Locomotive Disco New Year’s Eve at Oslo Hackney on New Year’s Eve 31 December 2017

It’s the end of 2017 and we celebrate at the Loco’ depot Oslo once again; connecting good people with great music. You’ll find their hand-picked special guests and excellent residents playing House, Disco, Funk & Boogie at a state-of-the-art club and bar space, within a converted Victorian railway station. 🎉 🚂 👯 👯‍♂️

Attention all passengers! This Locomotive Disco Express service is now preparing to leave platform 2017. Calling at Harry Wolfman, Jive Talk, and Harrison via Oslo Hackney before reaching the final destination of 2018.

We recommend purchasing a ticket in advance for this service as ticket inspectors will be operating at this station.

RSVP on Facebook

www.oslohackney.com/events

Location:
Oslo Hackney, 1a Amhurst Road, Hackney, London E8 1LL

Times:
9pm – 4am

Price:
From £10 book online

The Festival Of Light New Year’s Eve Party at Clapham Grand on New Year’s Eve 31 December 2017

Welcome to illuminopolis the city of light! An immersive sensory spectacular New Year’s Eve party to start your 2018. A club concept like no other, merging a spectrum of astounding lights, lanterns, effects and live performances to an epic sound track. 🎉 🔊 💃 🕺

RSVP on Facebook

Including:

  • 3D projection mapped stage set
  • Giant mesmerising lantern installations
  • Laser shows
  • Incredible dancers and acrobats
  • Parades through the venue
  • Fire performances
  • Huge UV displays
  • Light costumes
  • Indoor fireworks
  • Psychedelic body paint dips
  • Professional face and body painters

Location:
The Grand, 21- 25 St John’s Hill, Clapham Junction, London SW11 1TT

Times:
9pm – 3am

Tickets:
From £41.50 book online

McCain’s Roastaurant speciality roast restaurant at Old Truman Brewery until 10 December 2017

McCain is throwing out the roast dinner rulebook and opening the doors to its own speciality restaurant Roastaurant is celebrating the diversity of one of tour nation’s favourite meals. 😛 🍴 🙋

McCain has conducted research and found out that unconventional versions of the Sunday dinner stalwart are on the rise, the Roastaurant is designed for people to enjoy their perfect Roast combination and ultimately help settle the Great Roast Debate! Get a roast dinner with a choice of over 100,000 possible roast combinations in a pick ‘n’ mix style menu which have been based off the research findings.

Featuring a unique ‘gravy microbrewery’, similar to a craft ale tap room, and a giant six metre squared roast potato platter filled with thousands of McCain Roasts, the Roastaurant is set to bring the ultimate roast dinner debate experience to London.

To accommodate all roast dinner habits, no matter how quirky they may be, the menu will feature a much broader choice of items on offer then what you’d usually expect to see on a roast dinner plate. Whether it’s pigeon with onion rings covered in chocolate gravy, 0r beef brisket accompanied with a fried egg and a side of charred pineapple, the McCain Roastaurant will be dishing up a whole host of exploratory roast combinations.

www.mccain.co.uk/products

Location:
Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QR

Times:
Fri 8 December 1pm, 3pm, 7pm and 9pm
Sat 9 December 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 7pm and 9pm
Sun 10 December 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm

Price:
An incredible good value £7.50 for a full roast experience, book online

Smith & Sinclair’s The Flavour Gallery at The Hoxton Basement until 17 December 2017

The gallery pop-up invites you to consume art in ways they never imagined by using the senses to explore each piece of original artwork. 👆 😛

The Flavour Gallery features some of the most awe-inspiring artists of today including Bowie collaborator Terry Pastor, weaving masters London Loom and visual artist Anja Predojevic, who have been commissioned to create interactive artwork that challenges perceptions of what a gallery should be.

The Hoxton Basement plays host to artwork beyond imagination, art that changes colour, diffuses delightful smells and reacts to its audience. With latex-heavy works from artist Tom O’Hare in association with intimate lifestyle brand LELO, The Flavour Gallery will also feature God’s Own Junkyard, a cocktail bar in partnership with Lanique and a gift shop selling unique works exclusive to visitors.

www.smithandsinclair.com/theflavourgallery

Location:
The Hoxton Basement, 12-18 Hoxton Street, London N1 6NG

Times:
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 5:30pm and 9:30pm
Thursday 5:30pm and 9:30pm
Friday 5:30pm and 10:30pm
Saturday 2:30pm and 10:30pm
Sunday 2:30pm and 8:30pm

Price:
£15 book online

#SampleChristmas at Greenwich Peninsula until Sunday 3 December 2017

London’s most vibrant urban market. #SampleChristmas is a celebration of the start of each new season through fresh produce and modern craftsmanship. Featuring over 80 traders. 🎁 🎄

Showcasing the latest emerging creatives from the worlds of fashion, beauty, art, design and homewares with their new collections, archive and one off show pieces. Alongside, there is a seasonal food market with fresh ingredients.

The perfect place to find that wanted gift, heartwarming festive food or treat yourself to a new addition to your wardrobe.

sample.weareurbanvillage.co.uk

Location:
Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0SQ

Times:
Sat 10am-11pm
Sun 10am-7pm

Price:
Free entry

Late: Flux gender fluidity theme at Tate Britain on Friday 1 December 2017

The perfect opportunity for the curiously minded to explore the gallery after hours. Take your friends, check out an amazing mix of artworks, have a drink and a bite to eat. It’s free to get in, a great atmosphere with a relaxed immersive mix of sound and visuals, hands-on making activities and intriguing discussion all curated exclusively by 15−25 year olds from Tate Collective London.

Explore and question how gender constructs influence our everyday lives. The last Late at Tate Britain of the year explores the theme of gender fluidity. Come how you feel – femme, masc, a bit of both, or neither. Join a packed evening of sound, visuals and discussion, all inspired by the Tate collection.

www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/late/late-tate-britain/flux

Location:
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG

Times:
18:00–21:30

Price:
Free entry, arrive early

London Illustration Fair at OXO Tower Wharf until Sunday 3 December 2017

An annual, artist-led illustration, print and graphic design fair, bringing artists and buyers together in a unique environment.

The fair offers the chance for illustration lovers to meet face to face with favourite artists and discover amazing new artwork from emerging illustrators.

There is something for every pocket from exclusive original pieces to prints and gifts for under ten pounds. 🤑

www.thelondonillustrationfair.co.uk/about-us

Location:
OXO Tower Wharf, South Bank, Barge House Street, London SE1 9PH

Times:
Thu 6pm-9pm
Fri 11am-8pm
Sat 11am-8pm
Sun 11am-6pm

Price:
From £8 book online

Beazley Designs of the Year at Design Museum until 28 January 2018

Explore the present and future of architecture, fashion, digital and more. Discover over 60 global projects which have been nominated for this year’s awards.

Now in its 10th year, the exhibition brings together over 60 global projects across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport – featuring film, virtual reality, audio and objects representing the breadth and variety of this year’s designs.

See the original Pussyhat, symbolising women’s solidarity in protest of President Donald Trump’s sexist remarks and the Refugee Nation Flag, created to represent stateless athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Be transported to 1920s France with the help of VR goggles, to explore rooms featuring furniture by Pierre Chareau, the great Art Deco architect.

Nominated by renowned academics, critics and designers, each project has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to design.

The public vote is now open. Explore each category below and cast your vote! A jury of industry experts will decide on the overall award winners in January 2018.

www.designmuseum.org/exhibitions/beazley-designs-of-the-year

Location:
Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6AG

Times:
10am – 6pm

Price:
£9 book online

Dalí / Duchamp at Royal Academy of Arts until 3 January 2018

Take another look at two artistic giants: father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp, and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dalí. This is the first exhibition to throw light on their surprising relationship and its influence on the work of both artists. 👨‍🎨 🎨

On the surface, these two great 20th-century artists could hardly be more dissimilar, but Dalí and Duchamp maintained a lasting bond of friendship and mutual admiration throughout their careers.

What fuelled this seemingly unlikely friendship was deeper than their shared artistic interests – amongst them eroticism, language, optics and games. More fundamentally, the two men were united by a combination of humour and scepticism which led both, in different ways, to challenge conventional views of art and life.

This original exhibition brings together around 80 works, including some of Dalí’s most inspired and technically accomplished paintings and sculptures, and Duchamp’s groundbreaking assemblages and readymades. It will also showcase the less familiar: photographs by Dalí, paintings by Duchamp, correspondence and collaborations between the two artists.

Presented as a conversation taking place through art, this focused exploration offers fresh ways of looking at two figures, radically revising their familiar places in art history. Through the lens of their intriguing friendship, visitors will gain a new perspective on two equally inventive, intelligent and irreverent minds. The exhibition is curated by Dawn Ades and William Jeffett, with Sarah Lea and Desiree de Chair.

www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/dali-duchamp

Location:
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Times:
Mon – Thu and Sat – Sun 10am – 6pm
Fri 10am – 10pm

Price:
From £15 book online

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