Celebrate NYE in vintage style
What are your plans for New Year’s Eve? Vintage Brighton’s Shelley Louise Baker scopes out the Brighton venues looking to welcome in the New Year in vintage style.
Circus Fantasia, Latest Music Bar
14 – 17 Manchester Street, Brighton. From 8pm. Tickets are £18 on door and just £10 if pre-booked.
What could possibly be more glamourous than a Venetian masked ball?! Circus Fantasia returns to Kemptown’s hottest party destination, Latest Music Bar, for an evening of burlesque, belly dancers, magic, live music and much more with all profits going to the charity Children of Sumatra. With guests invited to “dress as extreme as you are”, it promises to be a night to remember!
NYE 2013, The Funfair Club
12-15 Kings Road, Brighton. 10pm-3pm. Tickets are £15 in advance.
Looking for an all-out vintage celebration that won’t pull on the purse strings? Look no further than The Funfair Club’s New Year’s Eve festivities. Enjoy complimentary cocktails on arrival, goody bags filled with party props, retro photobooth snaps and bubbly and glitter canons at midnight.
Born Bad New Year’s Hop, Komedia Studio
44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton. 10pm-3am. Tickets from £10
Now in its ninth year, the annual Born Bad Hop is the place to be for Brighton’s cool hep cats. Described by the Guardian as “a quality excursions into the seedier, clammier corners of rock’n'roll”, grab that rockability dress and bop into the New Year with swing, blues and jive tunes until the early morn.
New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball, Proud Cabaret
83 St Georges Rd, Brighton. Doors open at 7pm, tickets from £16.50pp.
Never ones to disappoint on the glamour front, this year Proud Cabaret invite you to welcome in the New Year with mystery and glamour with the vintage venue’s Masquerade Ball. Dress up in your best new frock and don’t forget that all-important mask!
Back to the Future New Year’s Eve Party, Hobgoblin Pub
31 York Place, Brighton. 9pm-4am. Tickets from £15.
As you prepare to see in the new year, celebrate the past by going back in time courtesy of the Hobgoblin. Be enchanted by the Fifties-style Under the Sea Prom featuring the best rock ‘n roll from the ’50s and ’60s, or doe-se-doe around your perfect partner in the Wild Western Saloon.