Valentine’s Day 2015 is going to be extra special. Why? Because it falls on a Saturday, meaning no work the next day, meaning extra scope for late-night fun (and cosy lie-ins). Here are the parties that London has to offer this February 14, with plenty to do for loved-up couples, embittered singles and anyone looking to segue messily from the latter to the former. Have fun out there, and don’t do anything we wouldn’t do!
Find love on the dancefloor this February
No-one does love and romance quite like the French, so put yourself in the capable hands of Gallic DJ duo Cassius on Valentine's Day. There'll be some smooth operation behind the decks, but don't expect things to get musically mushy – these guys are known for packing their sets with beautifully banging house and electro thumpers. But also listen out for their tender club hit 'I Love You So', which should provoke a few starry-eyed gazes on the dancefloor. Further essential sounds will be spun by Belgian disco-house dude Aeroplane, who headlines the 103.Read more
Niall McCamley and Anna Cory from punk-pop indie upstarts The Spook School stop by Scared to Dance to play a special anti-Valentine's DJ set, alongside the usual mix of post-punk, new wave and '60s gems. Classic '80s flick 'The Breakfast Club' will also be projected onto the dancefloor.Read more