While there are hundreds of events going on in East London, we’ve listed the badass experiences you just can’t miss!
JORDAN HUGHES PRESENTS: THIS AINT A CULTURE W/ PRESIDENT T
BOXPARK SHOREDITCH (2-10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY)
If you love grime music, then This Aint A Culture is for you! Grime legend President T will be headlining the event with a live performance and will also be doing a Q&A. DJ SK Vibemaker (from Rinse FM) will also be playing various rap songs from the US and various hip-hop and grime from the UK.
Thursday 5th of January, 18:00 – 21:00
It’s completely free but you can only book online.
ROK THE BLOK
TRAPEZEBAR (89 Great Eastern Street, EC2 3HX)
Rok The Blok is an event for the crowd that loves NYC block parties. The DJs for Rok The Blok are Master Level and Special Juan and they will rock tunes inspired by disco, hip-hop, reggae, latin, house, funk and more. This could be the event that kick-starts 2017 in the right way.
Saturday 7th of January, 21:30 – 03:30
It’s £3 in advance and £5/8 at the door.
STAR COMMAND (22-36 Raven Row, Whitechapel, E1 2EG)
It’s time that you stop talking smack to your friends and show them what you’re all about…. at Laser Tag! Bring your mates and go head to head in a spaceship-themed arena! There’s a crazy light-show in the arena that makes you feel like you’re in a sci-fi movie and the surround sound system also helps with the immersion. Show them what you got!
Weekdays: 15:00 – 22:00*
Weekend, Bank & school holidays: 11:00 – 23:00*
*Advanced Booking Essential and can be done here.
CARGO (83 Rivington St, Shoreditch, EC2A 3AY)
Cargo is very known for being a crazy night out. Things can get quite chaotic as the music and the energetic crowd just give it their all! If this sounds appealing, then Switched might be the perfect event for you. Packed with banging tunes, two separate dancefloors and a crazy crowd, this is the choice for people who just want to dance into the early morning in Shoreditch!
Saturday 7th of January, 18:00 – 03:00
It’s free until 21:00 but after 21:00 it’s £15/20 at the door.
90’S HIP-HOP SPECIAL WITH BAM (JUNGLE BROTHERS)
HOXTON SQUARE BAR (83 Rivington St, Shoreditch, EC2A 3AY)
This is the perfect event for hip-hop lovers. You can expect the very best of hip-hop throughout the night as The Doctor’s Orders has arranged several DJs such as Spin Doctor, Mo Fingaz and Ralphonze to tear the roof off this joint. You ready to kick it with the best?
Saturday 7th of January, 21:00-02:00
The price of admission is £5.25 and you can only book online.