New On Skiddle: Sonny Fodera, Laugh in the Park, The Jungle Weekender

The best new events near you, including foodie festivals, Sonny Fodera, Chase & Status, The Jungle Weekender, comedy festivals, rave bingo, summer raves, and more.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 7th May 2024

Ah, nothing like a bank holiday to get you all refreshed! Unless you’re still a bit hungover, in which case, you have our condolences. But to help you fight that hangover and add a bit of sunshine to your Tuesday, we’ve got some belting new events for you to check out…

If you’ve been wondering “what's near me?” then you’re in for a treat. This week, we have some final tickets for Chase & Status’ huge MK show, an extra Sonny Fodera date, Amsterdam’s Jungle Weekender 2025, a comedy festival, a foodie festival, rave bingo, a STREETrave all-dayer, and more. 

Check out some events near you below and secure your tickets to fill your future with smiles, laughter, and unforgettable experiences. 


Chase and Status Live - Milton Keynes Bowl


When: Saturday 10th August 2024

Where: The National Bowl in Milton Keynes

The final few tickets for Chase & Status’ huge Milton Keynes show are left and they’re going fast. 

Joining the duo will be Andy C, Hedex B2B Bou, Sammy Virji, SHERELLE, Girls Don't Sync, Casisdead, Unknown T, Bklava, Oppidan, Ghoulish, and more. Stacked isn’t even the word. 

Spread across two stages, the outdoor summer bash, for one day only, has already secured its status as one of the greatest music events this year. 


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Laugh in the Park - Glasgow's Southside Comedy Festival


When: Saturday 13th July 2024

Where: Queens Park Arena in Glasgow

Returning for its fourth year in July, Laugh in the Park lands in Glasgow’s Southside, promising never-ending belly laughs from ten comedians.

For three hours, you can enjoy award-winning comedy in the beautiful surroundings of Queens Park Arena, also known as “The Bandstand”.

The lineup of comedians will be announced in due course but seeing as they welcomed host Billy Kirkwood plus Susie McCabe, Mark Nelson, Amanda Hursy, Paul Black, Mark Jennings, and more, we’d say you’re in safe hands.


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The Jungle Weekender - Amsterdam Festival


When: Friday 7th - Sunday 9th March 2025

Where: Club Panama in Amsterdam

One of the best drum and bass festivals and also one of the best festivals in Amsterdam, The Jungle Weekender returns next year with more of the best names in jungle, reggae, dub, and DnB. 

Alongside the raves at Club Panama, the fest also brings intimate boat parties and teams up with coffee shops to get discounts for attendees. The 2024 edition brought General Levy, Randall, Bladerunner, Mrs Magoo, Aphrodite, and loads more, so you know 2025’s lineup will be killer. 


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Funk and Soul Club


When: Friday 5th July 2024

Where: The Holroyd Arms in Guildford

Funk and Soul Club comes to Guildford to showcase some incredible talent in disco, house, funk, and soul.

Headlining talent Golden Gate from Leeds, who merges the sounds of house and disco, particularly on their new EP 'Enter The Golden Gate'. Joining them is DJ Emma, a prominent name in London, Manchester, and Bristol. Maestro of funk and soul, with two decades in the game, Sir Funk brings euphoric sounds, and Guildford's own Soul Trax Disco completes the lineup with soulful beats and infectious rhythms. 

If those sweet soul, funk, disco, and house sounds do it for you, this is the one!


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Ultimate Rave Bingo // Nottingham // Outdoor Party // 14th June


When: Friday 14th June 2024

Where: Binks Yard in Nottingham

Summer is coming, we all love a rave, and we all know crazy bingo’s a laugh. So props to these guys for fusing all that together to create an outdoor rave bingo party!

Coming through on a Friday night, the perfect way to close a week of hard work is Ultimate Rave Bingo. Never performing the same show twice, it brings banging tunes played by DJs, hilarious hosts, stripper men, confetti, balloon drops, wild prizes, and more. Expect plenty of sex toys. 

All about having a laugh, it’s a great way to close out the week. 


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Banff Castle Rocks Festival


When: Saturday 31st August 2024

Where: Banff Castle in Banff

This brand-new festival in Aberdeenshire brings some nostalgic names plus some of the greatest tribute acts to legendary bands.

Scottish pop-rockers Bay City Rollers headline the show, which goes down at the stunning Banff Castle, and they'll be joined by Glasgow-based Kenny Lou Roberts Soul Band. Adding to that, there’ll be incredible tributes to Oasis, Stereophonics, and everyone's favourite cheesy pop stars ABBA.

Running from 2pm until 11pm, and with tickets being super affordable, it’ll be a cracking day out of music in the summertime.


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GUTS All Day Long (5hr Set)


When: Sunday 19th May 2024

Where: Lost Horizon HQ in Bristol

Coming to one of the best clubs in Bristol, GUTS plays a five-hour set, taking you on a journey through disco, afro, Cuban, and jazz dance music with a Sunday special. 

Support for the show is still to be announced but it’s already looking heavenly with the Spanish veteran on the decks. Tying it all together, there’ll be hot food served all day and cocktails to help you sink into the endless grooves. 

Finishing at 11pm, you don’t have to worry about losing your beauty sleep before work in the morning. 


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Leicester Food Festival


When: Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th August 2024

Where: Abbey Park in Leicester

This summer, Abbey Park will welcome a brilliant family day out, the launch of Leicester Food Festival.

While not too much has been revealed just yet (but it’ll be announced soon!), we know the family-friendly bash will welcome incredible street food vendors, bars (including cocktails), local brewers, and treats for those with a sweet tooth. Plus, the littluns will stay buzzing with family entertainment. 

Tickets are super affordable and cheaper tickets are available for children, with those 5 and under going free! 


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Thornton Rocks Goes Country!


When: Friday 6th September 2024

Where: Thornton Hall Country Park in Thornton In Craven

With country music getting bigger and bigger, Thornton Rocks Goes Country couldn't have come at a better time. 

Bringing country classics, the day festival brings Definitely Dolly, a tribute to the legendary Dolly Parton, with tracks like ‘Jolene’, ‘9 to 5’, and ‘I Will Always Love You’. One of the UK’s best tributes to Shania Twain will get the crowd singing and dancing with ‘Man! I Feel Like A Woman’, ‘You’re Still The One’, and ‘That Don’t Impress Me Much’, finally, the festival’s four-piece house band Country Bound brings even more music, with a singer, guitarist, drummer, and a fiddle. 

More acts are still to be announced, so keep your eyes peeled! If you like, you can even bring a tent and camp over at Thornton Rocks Goes Country.


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On sale later this week…


STREETrave Summer All Dayer


When: Saturday 24th August 2024

Where: SWG3 in Glasgow

STREETrave's annual all-day summer bash returns to SWG3, taking over the full complex and the outdoor terrace for a sunny house rave. 

From 2pm until midnight, the all-dayer will see performances from some real legends including Graeme Park (2-hour set), Darren Emerson, Mr C, CJ Mackintosh, Irvine Welsh, and so many more. 

Tickets go on sale this Thursday (9th May). To receive a reminder when tickets go on sale, enter your details below and you’ll receive a notification. 


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Sonny Fodera (Extra Date Added)


When: Friday 20th September 2024

Where: Depot (Mayfield) in Manchester

Following a rapid sell out, The Warehouse Project has added another date with Sonny Fodera.

The Australian house titan, with belters like ‘Asking’, ‘Remember’, ‘Turn Back Time’, ‘Nightjar’, his ‘Unconditional’ remix, and so many more, stops in Manchester’s legendary Depot Mayfield in September. 

A perfectly timed event, it arrives at the end of festival season, meaning it’ll serve as the perfect pick-me-up from those post-festival blues. 

Tickets for this one go on sale this Friday (10th May). For the best chance of securing tickets, sign up now below! 


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Still wondering “what events are near me?” Wonder no longer! Search Skiddle now to find countless events near you. Check out our festival guide or search by your city to see what’s on near you. 



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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