Nine New Year's Eve events taking place in Norwich
If you don't want the hassle of organising a party, or getting red wine spilt on your carpet, here are a handful of events taking place in Norwich to welcome 2019 in style.
From a ska and reggae night to a party hosted by DJ duo Chase and Status, there is plenty of choice across the city.
What: Ska and Reggae New Year’s Eve
Where: The Talk, Oak St, NR3 3BP
When: 8pm to 2am
Cost: £20, www.eatickets.co.uk
The organisers of Nearly Festival, which took place this summer in Chapelfield Gardens with acts such as The Ed Sheeran Experience and Definitely Mightbe Oasis tribute, is back with a bang this New Year’s Eve celebrating the best of ska and reggae music.
The first room will feature Madness by Utter Madness, UB40 by Homegrown, Ska Review & Reggae by Homegrown and the second room will play soul and mowtown music with Mobbsy and Steve.
The UK’s number one tribute to Amy Winehouse, Laura Jane Butler, will also join in the fun.
What: The Norwich Soul Train
Where: OPEN Norwich, Bank Plain, NR2 4SF
When: 9pm to 2am
Cost: £15, www.opennorwich.org.uk op onboard the Norwich Soul Train for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve extravaganza.
Featuring all your favourite funk, soul, disco and mowtown classics that will set the dance floor alight with all things funky.
The event will take place across two rooms with 10 DJs and there will also be make-up artists giving 60s, 70s and 80s looks to those who want to get into the groove.
What: Chase & Status
Where: Norfolk Showground, NR5 0TP
When: 7pm to 2.30am
Cost: £22.50 + booking fee, www.norwichwarehouseevents.eventgenius.co.uk
DJ duo Chase & Status, whose hits include Blind Faith, End Credits and Lost & Not Found, are set to see in the new year in style at a special event in the city.
The event has been organised by The Dancing Astronaut, who organise warehouse events at the venue, and past acts have included DJs MK and Sigma.
The Dancing Astronaut uses a team of set designers, production experts, actors and local design team to create a completely transformed venue.
There will also be bus tickets on sale for a £6 return from the UEA campus and the city centre.
Where: Rooftop Gardens, Union Building, Rose Lane, NR1 1BY
When: 6pm to 3am
Cost: £34.35, www.skiddle.com
Kissed On A Roof, who organised a popular summer festival at the bar, is back with their winter event and guests are encouraged to get glammed up like the 1920s to see out 2018 in style with a Great Gatsby themed party.
The event features many genres of music, including motown, RnB, house, pop, electronic dance music and old school classics.
What: The Greatest NYE show
Where: Mantra, Prince of Wales Road, NR1 1LL
When: 9am to 4am
Cost: £13.45, www.skiddle.com
Ladies and gentleman, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for as P.T Barnum brings his circus show to the city.
Expect bongo players, saxophonists, fire breathers, confetti, stilt walkers and more.
The circus-themed event will start at 9pm and advance tickets are valid until 11pm and include queue jump.
What: Pam’s House NYE
Where: Bished, Prince of Wales Road, NR1 1NJ
When: 9pm to 4am, www.eatickets.co.uk
Pam’s House is back with a bang this New Year’s Eve featuring DJs K90 and Danny Burch supported by Gumbar, Cypher and Neplin.
Expect a themed venue, lasers, CO2 cannons and live entertainment and you can pick up £10 tickets until Christmas.
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What: New Year’s Eve Party feat Pure Passion and Blind Tiger
Where: The Brickmakers, Sprowston Road, NR3 4DY
When: 8pm to 2am (doors 7pm)
Cost: £7.50 + booking fee, ww.ueatickets.ticketabc.com
After an eventful year at The Brickmakers, with the team announcing earlier this year they would not be renewing their lease, they are putting 2018 firmly behind them with a big party to show Norwich that the venue is now here to stay.
There will be music from rock band Blind Tiger and Pure Passion and there will be no tickets on the door so make sure to get them in advance.
What: New Year’s Eve Party
Where: Revolution Norwich Queem Street, NR2 4SG
When: 5pm until 3am
Cost: Free entry with wristbands, contact the venue
Start 2019 in style and brighten up your night at Revolution with a glitter stand, flavour limbos, confetti cannons, stilt walkers and fire breathers and smoke machines.
There will also be a Santa’s Grotto and photo booth and DJs spinning the biggest club hits of 2018.
Fancy dress is also encouraged.
What: New Year’s Eve Supper Club
Where: St Andrew’s Brew House, St Andrew’s Street, NR2 4TP
When: 7pm to 11pm
Cost: £45pp, firstname.lastname@example.org, 01603 305995
Add a touch of class to your New Year’s Eve celebrations and enjoy a tasty five course meal with each course paired with a different drink.
Courses include pan seared scallop, roasted loin of venison and a white chocolate dome with coconut cream and mango sorbet for dessert.