The New Year is always an exciting time to celebrate, but with a brand new decade on the horizon, this year’s parties promise to be bigger and better than ever. When you’re on the lookout for a special place to mark the occasion, London is the perfect place to ring in the New Year, with a wealth of great festivities taking place all over the city.
Whether you fancy a spectacular night of fireworks, a laid back theatre show, or something a little more unusual, you’re sure to find something to entice you in the capital. With excellent packages on hotels near Osterley, plan your perfect New Year’s celebration in London this month.
Southbank Centre New Year’s Eve Spectacular
London’s annual New Year’s fireworks displays are always a sight worth seeing, and are renowned across the world for their creativity, inventiveness, and show-stopping sense of fun. With the skies above the River Thames set ablaze in colour and some of London’s most iconic buildings lit up spectacularly by the incredible pyrotechnics, they’re truly a sight worth seeing.
London’s fireworks event is ticketed to manage crowds, but even if you have not been able to get your hands on a coveted pass, you can still catch a great view of the show on the night. The Southbank Centre is one of the best places to get a front row view, from their perfectly positioned balcony overlooking the Thames. As well as getting to see the stunning display at midnight, you can also enjoy a great variety of other festivities, with the Royal Festival Hall transformed into an epic set, six great bars, live DJs to provide the perfect party soundtrack for the night, and delicious food to keep you fuelled. With music from the 1920’s through to the present day, you can enjoy a century of great partying, all in one place.
The Southbank Centre is easy to get to via the Tube, and with free travel on all public transport from 11.45pm on New Year’s Eve, through to the following morning, you’ll be able to make your way around London with ease from the Park Grand London Heathrow, to wherever you plan to celebrate through the night.
The White House Party
Located in Jaks in Mayfair, this West London New Year’s celebration is a great choice if you’re looking for somewhere to get to quickly from hotels in Hounslow East. The luxurious Mayfair club will be hosting a stunning New Year bash, with an all-white theme, so dig out your brightest outfit for the occasion.
With four floors to dance, drink and enjoy great music, there’s plenty to enjoy through till the early morning. Expect a fantastic soundtrack of classic and contemporary hip hop, R ‘n B and house music, with complimentary bubbles upon arrival to get you in the perfect mood to celebrate. If you’re planning to party with a group of friends, you can also purchase bottles ahead of time, to ensure you’re never left waiting on the night.
BrewDog in Paddington
The popular Scottish craft beer company will be hosting their own New Year’s spectacular this year in the capital, with a stellar party planned in Paddington. The brand is renowned for its excellent beer, and this year, you’ll be in with a chance to win a year of free beer.
If that offer isn’t enough to tempt you, you’ll also get a pint of headliner or a glass of prosecco as a complimentary start to the night’s events. You can even pair your drinks with a delicious cheese and charcuterie board, to manage those midnight cravings. With great music, fantastic company and a guaranteed lively atmosphere, it’ll be sure to be a memorable way to start the year. Every ticket gets you in with a chance to win an epic year’s supply of BrewDog, but even if you don’t get lucky with the raffle, you’re sure to have a fantastic time.
With convenient connections to the Park Grand London Heathrowvia public transport, it’s a great place to party before heading back to your stylish suite, to ease off the night’s shenanigans in comfort.
Moulin Rouge Party at Sky Bar
High up the Millbank Tower, transport yourself to the 1920s, with a decadent Moulin Rouge-themed party to ring up the new decade. You’ll get to enjoy captivating views across the city, along with plenty of excitement within.
A live cabaret performance, featuring burlesque dancers, DJ’s and excellent mixologists behind the bar ensure that there will be plenty of entertainment to take in through the night. You’ll also be perfectly positioned on the tower’s 28th and 29th floors, to watch the fireworks without having to deal without the hassle of hectic crowds. And after the fun kicks off at midnight, there’s ample room to dance in. Make sure you’ve picked out a suitably cheeky outfit to celebrate in true style.
The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall
If you’re staying with family on New Year’s Eve at the Park Grand London Heathrowand don’t fancy tackling busy crowds or parties in central London, that doesn’t mean that you’re left with no choice but to retire to your hotel room. The Royal Albert Hall will be putting on a spectacular performance of the festive classic, the Nutcracker, providing a spellbinding ballet show to transport you to a magical world.
Relive the memorable tale, as toys and Christmas treats come to life at midnight, whisking you away into the beautiful kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. With world-class dancers and musicians, you can ensure you have a wonderful day out, leaving you with ample time to plan for the evening, or enjoy a more laidback celebration for the year ahead.
Performances will be running throughout the day until 7pm, making it a family-friendly activity for New Year’s, as well as lovely, relaxing experience for those who prefer to avoid the dance floor, for a more relaxed party atmosphere.