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August bank holiday parties and club nights

An extra day off means an extra day to recover, so take your pick of these great parties happening across London over the August bank holiday

By Charlie Allenby

A three-day weekend (August 24-26) means only one thing: more time to party. And while Notting Hill Carnival is bringing its usual array of dance hall, reggae and bass to the streets and clubs of London, there’s a bounty of great events taking place if you want a vuvuzela-free experience. So whether you’re looking for pop-ups, boat parties, house music or general immersive larking about, there’ll be something for you in our comprehensive bank holiday party listings below.

RECOMMENDED: Read our full guide to the bank holiday in London

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