Five Essential UK Parties - 12-17 December

Words by: S Roberts
Posted: 12/12/17 10

Each week we round up the hottest parties around the UK for ravers with itchy feet. From London to Glasgow, the country, as ever, throws up a gauntlet of tasty parties and our selection features killer sets from Jackmaster, Charlotte De Witte and Leon Vynehall.


Numbers at The Warehouse Project - Manchester

As far as stacked line ups go, you’d be hard pushed to beat Jackmaster's Numbers collaboration on Saturday. The Warehouse Project, which has moved back to its original and spiritual home of Store Street warehouse, continues to reign supreme in Manchester. From techno to house and back again, this instalment of the much loved 12 week series is one of the picks of the bunch. Hunee, Floorplan and DJ Bone join Jackmaster as part of a larger than life bill; Henrik Schwarz is on live duties and Artwork will be going head to head with Denis Sulta

Numbers at The Warehouse Project, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2GH. For more information click here.



Leon Vynehall at Patterns - Brighton

For this nostalgic all night long session, AKA invite one of their original residents, Leon Vynehall back to the Patterns club. The club is the incarnation of now closed but much respected club Audio, and features a fully revamped bar and dance floor space, as well as cutting edge bookings under London’s ‘Mothership Group’. On the back of his EP 'Music For The Uninvited', back in 2011, Vynehall has been taking down clubs from Panorama Bar to Concrete, it’s safe to say this party will be delivering the goods both for the old school AKA heads and anyone following Vynehall’s impressive journey since. AKA, which has been running since 2010 and has since launched a label on the back of it’s success, has invited artists Ross From Friends and Ben UFO for their last two instalments.

AKA at Patterns, 10 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL. For more information click here.



Herodot at Wire Club - Leeds

For the second Timings party, Sunwaves festival sensation Herodot will be hitting the intimate basement venue of Wire in Leeds. Herodot has had quite a year in the minimal world, from launching his own label Unanim Records to his famed marathon after party DJ sets and strong affiliation with Perlon and RPR, respect is a common consensus when contemplating his creativity both in the booth and the studio. If his Romanian affiliation wasn’t strong enough, Herodot also boast a second profession as a sound engineer. There will be a special secret guest from Infuse at the club, which runs til 6am.

Timings at Wire Club, 2-8 Call Lane, Leeds; LS1 6DN. For more information click here.



Charlotte De Witte at Sub Club - Glasgow

Charlotte De Witte has had an impressive year in 2017. From her initial smaller gigs which led her nicely into the Sonar contingency, right through to ADE and more recent shows with Boiler Room and Printworks, her December schedule is a hectic European whirlwind. Having releases on Turbo and Sleaze recordings has cemented her status as one of the fastest inclines to the top of the techno game. There was also a hugely well received Ibiza Voice podcast.

Don’t miss a Sunday after party with her at Glasgow’s most iconic dance music venue, Sub Club, which opened in the 80s and has continued to reign supreme as one of the world's best small clubs.

Don’t Drop at Sub Club. 22 Jamaica St; Glasgow, G1 4QD; Scotland. For more information click here.



Unleash at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse - London

Unleash don't hold back on delivering this week's killer party in the capital. Apollonia, the French trio consisting of individually successful artists Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundorom and Shonky ooze charisma from booth to booth and festival to club sets around the world. Mandar's Lazare Hoche will be going back to back with Djebali and Matthew Jonson will be on hand with one of his highly acclaimed live shows. Expect an evening laced with groovy baselines and plenty of unreleased music to nerd over at the sizeable Great Suffolk Street warehouse.

Unleash at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, 29 Great Suffolk St, Southwark, London SE1 0NS. For more information click here.


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