I was proud and honoured to award the prize for ‘The Best Night Out’ at The London Club and Bar awards on Monday. The London Club & Bar Awards started 23 years ago, and is established as the first, largest and most important nightlife industry ceremony in the world. All the big names in nightlife attended, including “club & bar owners, promoters, DJs, event organisers, venue managers, mixologists, bartenders, showbiz impresarios, night time svengalis, dandy gentry with their glamorous entourage, glittering luminaries et al.” As promised the event and the afterparty were wild. The whole crazy Nightset team attended, so here’s a quick run down of the most exciting moments:
Clubbing in London is seriously fun, but finding your way around London’s nightlife can be a right task. Don’t feel like you need a manual to understand all the different rules for the different clubs in the city. We’re here to help, so read on if you’re wondering what to wear, when to go, how to get there and how to get home, and more. If you follow these simple rules, we know you’ll have a blast. Here’s Nightset’s 6 tips for having the time of your life clubbing in London:
We Brits love our gin, and it looks like it’s catching on in the rest of the world too. Last year was declared ‘the year of gin’ as a record 40 million bottles were sold in the UK – that’s enough to make 1.12 billion gin and tonics! To be honest, nothing can replace the classic G+T but we can add to it. There are some truly amazing gin cocktails out there, so to save you the time when you could be sipping away, we’ve made a round-up of our favourites for you. Let the good time be gin!
The bank holiday has finally arrived, and where better to spend it than London? With parties all weekend, free drinks, beaches and food markets, this promises to be to truly amazing May bank holiday. Here’s Nightset’s roundup of the best things to do in London this weekend.
You don’t need to travel to America to experience a great jazz club. London is home to a thriving jazz scene, and you’d be crazy to miss out on some of these incredible venues on a trip to the Capital. With intimate gig venues, delightful cocktail bars and wild club nights, London’s jazz clubs have earnt their status as some of the best in Europe. Here’s Nightset’s list of some of our favourite Jazz bars and clubs in London:
Nightset has just agreed a strategic partnership with the NTIA . Through the deal, NTIA and Nightset will use the power of both organisations to enhance the UK nighttime industry and help us all #SaveNightlife together. By joining forces, this partnership brings together the NITA’s experience, vision and existing relationships with the streamlined technology-driven approach to improving the ‘going out’ process that Nightset provides. Over the coming months, NTIA and Nightset will be working together on a number of key initiatives that will be announced as they roll out.
We asked our followers if they really did like Piña Colada. The answer, of course, was a resounding YES, so we’ve put together one hell of a Piña Colada recipe. Once you know how to make this, we can guarantee you’ll be the most popular person at any party. Who knows, it might even lead to some making love at midnight, and knowing the British summer, you’ll probably get caught in the rain too. Here’s Nightset’s top tips for how to make the best Piña Colada of your life.
St Patrick’s day is back and it’s time to show our love for our emerald neighbour! Or borderline insult them by painting ourselves green and downing stupid amount of Guinness. Whichever way you take it, London and St Patrick’s day are a match made in heaven and this year’s events seem extra special. Here’s our top picks for celebrating St Patrick’s day in 2017.
There’s a new kind of party sailing into London. We’ve spied some seriously amazing boat parties on the horizon, and as usual, we don’t want you to miss out. They’ll do more than tide you over until summer, so why not push the boat out and experience the Thames at it’s best. From silent discos to leisurely evening cruises – here’s Nightset’s collection of the best London boat parties not to miss this spring.
The London Gin Festival has come and gone, but gin lovers shouldn’t despair. There are plenty of incredible gin themed bars and events in London still to come. Show your appreciation for the spirit by visiting London’s amazing gin bars, touring fascinating distilleries and taking all your knowledge home in a bottle with the expert masterclasses on offer. If you’re thirsty for more amazing gin events, here’s our top picks to get you through.