Touring circus-themed extravaganza's, rolling in and out of cities across Britain. Wild and rowdy street parties, welcoming the beginning of a brand new year. Immense summer festivals on the breathtaking Welsh coastline, long-awaited world tours from reunited artists, and unusual raves in disused car showrooms... Just some examples of the many amazing - and very niche in some cases - parties and social gatherings on offer in this week's New On Skiddle roundup.
Scroll down and browse our pick of the best-looking events, all with tickets available to buy this week. Just click or tap on the event titles, artist or venue names (or follow the links provided) for tickets and more.
Cirque Du Soul: Winter Wonderland
When: 29th November - 6th December 2021
Where: Rock City in Nottingham | The Mill Digbeth in Birmingham | Y Plas in Cardiff
Cirque Du Soul has announced it will head back out on the road through late November and early December this year, taking in five dates across the UK on its festive Winter Wonderland tour.
The travelling party collective, described as a modern-day Moulin-Rouge with a bass music soundtrack, will make its first stop in Nottingham at the end of the month before landing in Birmingham, Cardiff and Leeds in early December, rounding off the adventure in Loughborough on Saturday 11th December.
Amongst the many star-studded DJ names confirmed to appear live as part of the tour are the likes of Dan Shake, Horse Meat Disco, Prospa, Redlight, Jax Jones, Harriet Jaxxon and more.
Tickets will sell out! Get yours now below...
Find tickets for Cirque Du Soul: Winter Wonderland - here
GLAS New Years Day Street Party
When: Saturday 1st January 2022
Where: LAB11 in Birmingham
Seasoned party throwers, Birmingham's GLAS will return to the city centre this New Years Day for their first end of year event in over a year!
Going bigger and harder than ever before, the brands' first event of the year is set to be a remarkable one. In addition to taking control of the entire LAB11 venue complex, GLAS also plan to shut down the surrounding roads to make way for their first-ever street party and main-stage arena.
Featuring an insane lineup of yet-to-be-announced lofty selectors - representing the best of the best in disco, house, drum n bass, garage and more - production on an epic scale and an array of other treats and surprises... This is how you begin a new year.
Prepare yourself for one of the biggest New Years Day parties in Birmingham's history. Limited tickets are now on sale.
Find tickets for GLAS New Years Day Street Party - here
Gok Wan presents Isolation Nation - New dates
When: 4th February 2022 | 19th March 2022
Where: Tramshed in Cardiff | The Warehouse in Leeds
The main man, Gok Wan - beloved guru of style turned dancefloor igniting superstar DJ - has confirmed even more upcoming dates on his already busy schedule.
Off the back of a HUGE sold-out performance in London earlier in the year, the MBE awarded personality announced his Isolation Nation tour. Recreating his popular lockdown live stream sessions, broadcasted out his kitchen throughout 2020, in massive venues across the UK, punters who decide to experience the multi-talent in action can expect a heavy mix of both classic and current house music hits.
Tickets have recently been made available for shows in Cardiff, at the Tramshed, and in Leeds, at The Warehouse. Get yours now on the link below...
Find tickets for Gok Wan presents Isolation Nation - here
When: Saturday 5th February 2022
Where: 02 Victoria Warehouse Manchester in Manchester
Ambassadors of the hard dance scene, Ben Nicky, W&W, Laidback Luke and more will take Manchester by force next year, as they lend their talents to help initiate Hellfire's 2022 programme of events.
Commandeering the monstrous O2 Victoria Warehouse stage, on Saturday 5th February, each artist will showcase a range of fist-pumping, foot-stomping, well-known anthems covering a wide selection of dance genres - from electro and progressive house to high-energy trance.
The devoted team of specialists behind the event brand have promised a sensory-overloading experience, with mesmerising production including roaring pyrotechnic displays and explosive CO2 cannons. One not to be missed.
Find tickets for Hellfire Manchester - here
In It Together Festival 2022
When: Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th June 2022
Where: Old Park Farm Margam in Port Talbot
Forty-thousand festival-goers, three days of fantastic live music across five jaw-dropping stages, a diverse lineup of world-renowned artists, and an alternative programme of cultural experiences. Sound like a bit of you? Get in the know and experience a brand new music and arts festival in 2022 - In It Together.
Coming to Port Talbot, Wales next summer, a festival on a scale the likes of which has never been seen in the stunning valleys of the mountainous nation. Taking place from Friday 3rd June to Sunday 5th June 2022, this family-friendly open-air event will deliver a carefully hand-picked programme of performers, consisting of over fifty local talents and a host of international stars, in addition to a timetable packed with different entertainment options - including yoga, meditation, cabaret, stand-up comedy, circus fun and more.
Find tickets for In It Together Festival 2022 - here
SLAP. New Years Eve - Archie Hamilton, East End Dubs and more...
When: Friday 31st December 2021 (New Year's Eve)
Where: The Arch in Brighton
New Years Eve looks to be a big one in Brighton this year, with the SLAP. team announcing a stupendous twelve-hour rave spectacular to welcome 2022.
Antics will commence from 9 pm on Friday 31st December ending on Saturday 1st January at 9 am - without doubt one for the most hardcore of ravers amongst us - with legends of the current house music scene, Archie Hamilton, Banksie, East End Dubs and Madvilla, to name a few, putting those present through their paces.
Join the long list of lofty selectors and producers at Brighton venue, The Arch and hail the beginning of a brighter year in music this New Years Eve.
Find tickets for SLAP. New Years Eve - here
Swedish House Mafia World Tour 2022
When: Thursday 29th September 2022 | Saturday 8th October 2022
Where: AO Arena in Manchester | Utilita Arena in BirminghamLast tickets available
For those few of you out there who haven't already heard the good news, globally adored dance collective, Swedish House Mafia have announced they will embark on a mega world tour in 2022. Remain calm.
The news comes after the trio of legendary producers, made up of Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso, officially reunited earlier in the year, signing a new record deal with Republic Records. Releasing singles 'It Gets Better', 'Lifetime' and 'Moth To A Flame', from forthcoming debut LP, Paradise Again, the new material marks the beginning of a new era for the outfit, after almost a decade away from the scene.
As is to be expected, tickets for both the Manchester and Birmingham dates are in limited supply. Do not hesitate, we repeat, DO NOT HESITATE. Get yours now or risk disappointment.
Find tickets for Swedish House Mafia World Tour 2022 - here
Animal Crossing presents: The Showroom
When: Saturday 27th November 2021
Where: The Showroom in Manchester
Manchester's Animal Crossing will put its best on show this November. Providing an array of live performances from a handful of reputed electronic talents, 'The Showroom' will see revellers going big in a disused Citroen Car showroom turned quirky nightclub, situated on the outskirts of the inner city.
Keeping their foot firmly on the gas and continuing their onslaught of first-rate dance events across Manchester, the party pundits behind the exciting brand have secured sets from groovy house trio, Apollonia, who will send it for a full six hours, Hamish & Toby, Christian AB and Animal Crossing honcho, son of Sean Ryder - Olli Ryder.
A dealership with a stark difference. Make sure you're fueled and ready for this eleven-hour clubbing adventure.
Find tickets for Animal Crossing presents: The Showroom - here
The Move presents Blue Collar Disco with special guest Dan Shake
When: Saturday 27th November 2021
Where: The Underground in Stoke-on-Trent
Dan Shake, undisputedly one of the worlds hottest and most in-demand DJ names right now, has agreed on terms with The Move to make his debut appearance at Stoke-on-Trent music venue/nightclub - The Underground.
Contributing to the next Blue Collar Disco function, the superstar selector and producer of funky disco dance anthems will make his anticipated arrival and, in due course, turn the venue on its head on Saturday 27th November, as part of his European tour.
Get ready for pure disco fuelled vibes with supporting artists and local favourites, Pete Bromley, Lee Fredericks and Matt Erst also on hand to get things moving.
Find tickets for The Move presents Blue Collar Disco - here
Funkademia New Years Eve 2021>2022
When: Friday 31st December 2021 (New Year's Eve)
Where: Mint Lounge in Manchester
Manchester's longest-running club night, Funkademia will host its twenty-fifth New Years bash at Northern Quarter hotspot, the Mint Lounge on Friday 31st December.
Spinning the finest cuts in disco, house, hip hop and soul, resident DJ names David Dunne and Les Croasdaile will take the funky dancefloor loving cats of Manchester on a whirlwind ride through decades of fantastic music, concluding in the small hours of January 1st 2022.
A word to the wise - Previous Funkademia New Years Eve events have always sold out in advance, and with early bird tickets priced at just £6, we expect the same again this December. Don't hang about, click on the link below and dance your way into 2022.
Find tickets for Funkademia New Years Eve 2021>2022 - 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 Inspire Me page.