Last chance to dance: ten huge events happening this weekend

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

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 26th Jan 2024

This is the biggest weekend of 2024 this year as we finally rise from our collective slumber and enjoy the first payday. There are plenty of raves and club nights across the UK that have space left to squeeze you in. With big names and amazing venues, take a look below to get some last-minute inspiration.


Raveology Birmingham Childrens Hospital Charity Rave


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: The Tunnel Club, Birmingham

Last year, Raveology had their first hospital fundraiser and it was a huge success. This year, they're doing their bit for charity once again by putting on a huge DnB event, where all the proceeds will be donated. Over 50 DJs and 25 MCs will make this a wild party for a great cause.


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When: Saturday 27th January

Where: Lab11, Birmingham

Crucast returns to Birmingham to cause havoc once again. Here, you'll find a brilliant line-up of talents from across garage and DnB, with Disrupta, Window Kid, Skepsis and Darkzy all making appearances. Make sure the last days of January are seen off in style.


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Bass Camp LDN Presents: The Prototypes - Bass Jump


When: Friday 26th January

Where: The Steel Yard, London

The Prototypes will be headlining this huge event in London this weekend, where they will be joined by some fellow DnB royalty in Amplify, Bensley and Kendot. This iconic rave destination will not know what's hit it this weekend.  


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Ravers Reunited January Sales


When: Friday 26th January

Where: Lexis Nightclub, Mansfield

Ravers Reunited are just getting started in 2024 and their first event sees them return to Lexis in Mansfield. Scott Brown, Al Storm, MC Storm and more will be making sure that you have the best time, after all it is payday.  


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Deja Vu Reunion With Howard Donald


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: The Piper Club, Hull

It isn't every day that you see a member of Take That head to the decks but Howard Donald will be showing a whole other side of him at The Piper Nightclub in Hull. Playing a set of house classics, he is a very special guest. 


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2Funky's 27th Birthday Bash


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: 2Funky Music Cafe, Leicester

27 years is a huge achievement and 2Funky's Music Cafe are going to make sure that they mark the occasion in style. Across six rooms, you'll be able to experience a range of sounds from dancehall to jungle, soul and R&B. Don't miss this birthday bash. 


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Ghoulish + Special Guests


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: Yes Pink Room, Manchester

A name who is on many people's lips at the moment, Ghoulish is currently having a residency at Yes in Manchester. If you want to learn more about this upcoming name then check out our interview with him here. Make sure you are there to experience him in the Pink Room.


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Funkademia at Mint Lounge


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: Mint Lounge, Manchester

Manchester's best spot for all things funk, soul and disco, Funkademia is on this weekend. At its usual home at the Mint Lounge, this is where to go if you want to hear the classic anthems from some of the genres greatest artists. The energy doesn't let up here.


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Channel One Sound System


When: Sunday 28th January

Where: Village Underground, London

Channel One Soundsystem are Village Underground regulars. This will be their first show of the year and it can't be missed if reggae and dub are your kind of thing. Experts when it comes to making a whole room feel a groove, you'll feel at home at this one.


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Planet Shroom


When: Saturday 27th January

Where: Trinity Centre, Bristol

If you find yourself looking for a more out of this world experience to end the month with then we recommend Planet Shroom. At this event, all the DJs will be playing psytrance and psytechno which will make you feel like you've been teleported far from Earth.


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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.