Dance from dusk 'til dawn. Here's your essential party schedule for this weekend...
Nothing says ‘festive feeling’ better than Mariah Carey’s high notes, so start your December right at this Christmas party hosted by Carey-themed queer drag burlesque night Mariah & Friendz. They promise Yuletide bangers, a raunchy Christmas dress code and performances from the likes of Baby Lame and Virgin Xtravaganzah.
Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club. Sat Dec 3.
Known for sets that span bass, hip hop, dancehall and grime, Amy Becker is a 21-year-old DJ who has made a name for herself with mixes on BBC 1Xtra and Boiler Room. She’s joined at her Acrylic party by grime DJ Grandmixxer and garage ledge DJ Q.
Camden Assembly. Fri Dec 2.
Expect UK funky, house and bass at Birthdays this weekend. DJ Jamz Supernova – BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ and South-east London girl – is throwing her last Future Bounce of the year. On the bill is London pioneer Roska.
Fri Dec 2. Birthdays.
Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter first launched party Mister Saturday Night in Brooklyn. Now it’s taking over Village Underground for one night only. The playlist will span choice house and disco jams, and the venue’s gaining a mirror ball and tonne of balloons for the night. Proper party vibes.
Village Underground. Sun Dec 4.
For more after-hours fun, check out more London clubs.