Last chance to dance: five huge events happening this weekend

Here are the best last-minute events you can attend this weekend.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 2nd Jun 2023

Festival season is well and truly underway, and whilst you may be sitting there, planning your summer around the huge parties that take over our fields, ready to take it on with all you might; some of you may be on the opposite end of the spectrum, stuck with what to do with your weekend. Well, don't worry. This week's Last Chance To Dance is here and we have hand-picked five of the very best events on sale on Skiddle, happening this weekend, still with tickets available. 

Whether you fancy finally getting tickets to the big festival, or you just want an intimate rave where you don't have to leave your home town. We're sure these five events will get the party juices flowing, and inspire you to get out on a dancefloor, we have just been paid after all!



Hit & Run presents Food 4 Thought 2023 (feat. FA Cup Final) 

When: Saturday 3rd June 2023

Where: Six Trees Bar And Kitchen in Manchester

This weekend sees Manchester come alive in music, unity, and philanthropy with this electrifying rave event presented by Hit & Run at the vibrant Six Trees Bar and Kitchen. Prepare to immerse yourself in a night of mind-blowing bass music, all in support of the Salford Food Banks and MSF Palestine appeal. The lineup is truly stacked with the bassiest of talent from the local scene and beyond. 

To attend this extraordinary event, you have two options. Claim a Free ticket by generously bringing six items of non-perishable food or toiletries for the Salford Food Bank. Or, if you prefer, you can purchase a ticket starting at just £4.44. Plus, if you're worried about missing the FA Cup final, it'll be played on massive screens with full commentary. You won't miss a moment of the action! A doozy of a skank-fuelled event this weekend in Manchester!


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Riverside Festival

When: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th June 2023

Where: Riverside Museum in Glasgow

Situated in the heart of Glasgow, on the banks of the River Clyde, across from the iconic structure of the Riverside Museum, is one of Scotland's most epic electronic music events - Riverside Festival; and it is ready and raring to go this weekend!

The almost-annual, weekend rave spectacle, is a favourite amongst the city's devoted dance music fans and is celebrating with renewed energy this Weekend. The Riverside Festival organisers have booked the likes of Patrick Topping, Mall Grab, Denis Sulta, Sherelle, and Celeste to set the groove, and we think you should just sack off your plans and head down!


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Boombox Circus 'Summer Rave Up'

When: Saturday 3rd June 2023

Where: Beaver Works in Leeds

Coming this weekend to Leed's hallowed warehouse space, Beaver Works, is a circus rave extravaganza that is more than ready to blow the roof off the space; Boombox Circus.

Featuring seven areas of festival-inspired Rave culture, this one is primed to be their biggest Summer event of the year, with all the magic of the circus, and it's happening THIS weekend. There are mind-blowing creative performances, huge decor, art installations, face glitters, amazing live music, DJs, street art, food, fire, fairground rides, multiple scanners for fast entry and all the usual Boombox Flavours... Oh and did we mention the line up is HUGE!!! Grab your tickets now and make this weekend one to remember!


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Arielle Free presents Free Your Mind!

When: Saturday 3rd June 2023

Where:  Joshua Brooks in Manchester

This weekend, get yourself down to Joshua Brooks and witness just why Arielle Free has had a meteoric rise in the dance music industry. From humble beginnings to becoming a key figure in the music world, Arielle has constantly evolved and shaped the musical landscape around her. With her reputation as one of the hardest working women in the scene, Arielle is carving out her own space in dance music and establishing herself as a figurehead and driving force. Take advantage of this unforgettable experience! Catch her unique sound in the intimate venue with a Void Acoustics system that's sure to make an impact. Secure those tickets now!


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Coco Bryce b2b Dwarde b2b Tim Reaper b2b Sully

When: Friday 2nd June 2023

Where: Meraki in Liverpool

Finally, if you just want to get going and partying tonight, and your resident to Liverpool, then the incredible team at Meraki have got something very special lined up. Bringing one of Liverpool's biggest ever Jungle lineups for an end of exams blowout, the club will be in pure skanking fervour as the junglist massive head down in numbers. This is mainly down to the massive b2b2b2b from Coco Bryce, Dwarde, Tim Reaper and Sully; with a sound system provided by Yeno Tha. Basically, it's going to pop off in Meraki tonight, and you just have to be there!


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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.








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