Last Chance To Dance: Five huge events happening this weekend

Still without plans this weekend? Check out these five mind-blowing parties and grab yourself some tickets whilst you can!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 27th May 2022

It's Friday and for many of you party revelling dance floor addicts, it's also payday! We're positive that you're in need of no persuasion whatsoever to get out and enjoy yourselves this weekend, so let's spare you the idle chit chat.

Continue reading below to find five top drawer events happening across the UK, secure yourself a ticket and ensure the next three days go off accordingly!

(Click or tap in the event titles, artist or venue names for tickets and more)



Dream Valley Festival 2022

When: Saturday 28th May 2022

Where: Lydd London Ashford Airport in Kent

Dream Valley Festival make's its debut this weekend, taking over Kent's Lydd London Ashford Airport - a truly unique seaside location steeped in music history - for a behemoth dance music spectacle. 

The one-day event, fusing the world’s greatest dance acts with immersive experiences, will see world renowned DJ talents the likes of Honey Dijon, Archie Hamilton, Julie McKnight and Basement Jaxx putting festival goers through their paces, across eight different stages.  

Punters will also be spoilt to a range of alternative entertainment options - from outdoor cinema and roller disco, to wellbeing workshops, outdoor supper clubs and more.


Find tickets for Dream Valley Festival 2022 - here




The Open Arms Weekender

When: Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th May 2022

Where: Warwick Castle in Warwick

Britains largest beer garden has officially reopened its doors on the grounds of one our nation's finest medieval fortresses, Warwick Castle. That's right, The Open Arms is back and is set once again to welcome thousands of beer chugging, street food loving, castle enthusiasts throughout the summer months.

This Saturday and Sunday, the beautiful setting of the one-thousand-year-old castle will offer attendees a selection of entertainment options. Dance to your hearts content at the Dungeon Disco, check out some of the many live performers roaming around the site and take your little ones tot the dedicated kids area.

From the team behind the award-winning Digbeth Dining Club, this one is a certified winner for all ages. 


Find tickets for The Open Arms Weekender - here




Boiler Room: Bristol

When: Saturday 28th May 2022

Where: Propyard in Bristol

Global broadcasting platform, Boiler Room makes its overdue return to Britains 'coolest' city this weekend, taking command of one of it's prime outdoor spaces for an epic open-air dance music affair. 

Delivering some of the hottest names in techno, house and disco at present, the event will feature expert sets from heavyweights such as Mall Grab, the Aussie party starter whose Boiler Room appearances always go down a storm, fan favourite Bradley Zero, BBC Radio 1’s new resident Elkka, CC:DISCO, and trusty purveyor of globetrotting house and disco jams, O'Flynn.

Linchpin's of Uk radio, Gabrielle Kwarteng and Tarzsa will also be hand to stress test the sound system for Boiler Room's first Bristol takeover of 2022. Don't miss it!


Find tickets for Boiler Room: Bristol - here




The Gathering 2022

When: Saturday 28th May 2022

Where: Inverness Northern Meeting Park in Inverness

Celebrating the very best of the Highlands, The Gathering 2022 returns this weekend for its third instalment following on from two sold editions.

The festival, built upon the grounds of the Inverness Meeting Park in the centre of the city, is one of Scotlands largest outdoor events. Regularly attracting thousands of music lovers from across the country and beyond its borders, The Gathering provides its attendees with an authentic sample of Scottish culture. From its traditional folk-friendly lineup to its locally sourced and produced, food and drink offering, there's plenty to see and experience. 

The day-long family-friendly event will see multi-award winning Scottish act, Skerryvore, along with folk-rockers, Torridon and one of Scotlands best known outfits, the Peatbog Faeries on headline duties.


Find tickets for The Gathering 2022 - here




Champions League Final screening

When: Saturday 28th May 2022

Where: Boxyard Liverpool in Liverpool

The epic conclusion of the sixty-sixth season of Europe's premier football tournament, the Champions League is scheduled to take place this Saturday, with FA cup winners, Liverpool going head-to-head with Real Madrid, who claimed a record-extending thirty-fifth La Liga title this year, for the much-coveted title. And where better to watch 'The Red Men' bring it home than in the clubs home city.

Amongst the many venues, clubs and pubs screening the showdown live this weekend (Check out our Champions League Final Inspire Me page for more) is Liverpool's Boxyard. The huge event space, built from used shipping containers, has stated it intends to offer the biggest live showing of the final in the city on Saturday, with hundreds of fans expected to flood the venue. 

Fully immerse yourself in the hysteria of the beautiful game and watch football history unfold before your very eyes. Tickets on the link below.


Find tickets for Champions League Final screening - here




Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.