London nightlife has been clobbered a bit recently, with numerous club closures and new restrictions on venues. It’s easy to start feeling sulky about the future of fun in this great city – but there’s still every reason to celebrate London’s thriving party credentials. In fact, here are 50 reasons.
This half-century of amazing pictures represents London’s crazily diverse club scene: from DJs killing it behind the decks and crowds lost in the moment to wild costumes and daft antics. These great pictures from the city’s clubs, pubs and venues made us smile, and reminded us that London’s nightlife is alive, well and dancing its arse off. Here’s hoping they do the same for you.
Rock, paper, scissors and bling at hip hop night The Doctor’s Orders.
...and here's another, just for good measure.
Yet another packed house at Bugged Out!
Lights up at The Hydra for Bugged Out!
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London is blessed with some of the finest clubs on the planet, from intimate spaces that host full-on techno parties to vast, globally acclaimed nightlife institutions. You’ll never be bored when partying in the city, particularly if you read our guide to the best venues.