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: 3rd May 2024

It is officially Bank Holiday time! Enjoy your extra day off in style by heading to a dancefloor or rave near you. There's a whole extra day of dancing to be had, so don't waste this opportunity. Below, we have the best days out this weekend for you to get stuck into.


Slapfunk Bank Holiday Block Party


When: Saturday 4th May

Where: Progress, Manchester

There will be two stages of funk for you to enjoy at this Slapfunk Bank Holiday Block Party. Starting in the middle of the afternoon, it'll take you all the way through to the evening with performances coming from Youandewan, Tristan Da Cunha, Dr Banana and more. 


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Mukes: Pubshroom - Bank Holiday Day Rave


When: Sunday 5th May

Where: Derby Brewery Arms, Manchester

The latest Pubshroom takes place at the Derby Brewery Arms this weekend and sees a stellar cast of DnB, garage, dubstep and breaks talent take to the decks. Here's your chance to let the likes of Binx, Fav B and El Toro light up your Sunday. 


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Electrix - Feel The Shock 001


When: Saturday 11th May

Where: The Ice Factory, Perth

Promising the ultimate rave experience, Electrix is going to create and electrifying atmosphere at The Ice Factory in Perth. They have some amazing names up on the decks such as Fantasm, Artlus, Hades and Tom Naylor


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Moho: Cowboy Carter


When: Saturday 5th May

Where: Deadwax Digbeth, Birmingham

Its fair to say that Beyonce's 'Cowboy Carter' has been another huge success for the megastar. In honour of the new album, Deadwax Digbeth will be hosting the MOHO event, paying tribute to RnB classics and soulful melodies from the 90's to 00's. 


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12 Years of Discotech x UNUM Festival w/Robert James (Paradise)


When: Sunday 5th May

Where: Electric Daisy, Derby

Discotech is celebrating twelve years with UNUM Festival, in an event that takes place in a secret garden in Derby. 10 hours of dancing will see you making the most of the first Sunday of May. The tunes will be provided by Robert James, AR38, Jordan Diston and more. 


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Dundee Dance Event


When: Sunday 5th May

Where: Aura Nightclub, Dundee

Dundee Dance Event will be taking over multiple venues this weekend and packing them full of some of the most exciting dance music talents. With a mixture of indoor and outdoor stages, there will be so much for you to discover and explore throughout the event.  


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FAC51 The Hacienda Open Air


When: Sunday 5th May

Where: Canvas Yard, Leeds

The Hacienda Open Air event returns to Leeds' Canvas Yard, where you can see those legendary DJs who contributed to one of dance music's most memorable chapters. Some of the brilliant names include Graeme Park, Todd Terry and DJ Paulette


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Hit & Run: Spring Breaks Afterparty


When: Saturday 4th May

Where: Six Trees Bar and Kitchen, Manchester

At this Afterparty, Joely will be making his Manchester debut on a lineup that also features Kaz and Lokal. Here, you can expect to hear a mixture of 140s, Jungle, UKG and more.


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Pavilion Festival 2024


When: Saturday 4th May

Where: Low Green, Ayr

Ewan McVicar's Pavilion Festival returns, to bring some of the brightest names over to Ayr. It's hard not to get excited about a lineup that includes the man himself as well as Patrick Topping, Derrick Carter, Special Request and Optimo


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Call Super


When: Saturday 4th May

Where: Hare and Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham

If you find yourself in Birmingham, make sure you don't miss out on a chance to see Call Super, the electronic innovator. Support comes from L Daze and Trieste


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For all the best club nights and raves from across the UK, check out our UK Rave Guide Inspire Me page.



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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