For auld lang syne

For Auld lang syne

Looking for a different way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in London this year? Why not try one of the following top five events around Southwark.

1. New Year’s Eve Spectacular at Southbank Centre

As well as offering  a spectacular, exclusive vantage point to watch the London fireworks, for one night only, the Royal Festival Hall will transport you through the decades by transforming all five floors into themed club nights. Featuring live DJs, musicians and orchestras, there will even be the opportunity to enhance your moves with tailored dance lessons. The event has also partnered with Lucky Voice so you can sing your way into 2019 while overlooking the River Thames.

When: Monday 31 December from 7pm
Where: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX

Southbank Centre view London
Skylight Tobacco Dock London Ice Rink

2. Winter at Skylight Rooftop

If you’ve enjoyed the ice rink at Elephant & Castle this winter, why not spend your New Year’s on this frozen rooftop just across the river in Wapping. As well as getting your skates on, there is the option to book an exclusive igloo or hut for you and your guests. Watch the fireworks on one of the 12 screens and enjoy live music from a selection of DJs.

When: Monday 31 December from 6pm
Where: Skylight, Tobacco Dock, Pennington St Entrance, St Katharine’s & Wapping, E1W 2SF

3. around the world in 80 days

Experience the world in one evening at the heart of Battersea Park and featuring exceptional decoration inspired by countries such as Egypt, Morocco and Japan. Visit the giant igloo bar to try drinks from around the globe and take a seat in the main dining room where a four-course feast will be served.

When: Monday 31 December from 6.30pm
Where: Battersea Evolution, Chelsea Bridge Entrance Off Queenstown Road, Battersea Park, SW8 4NW

Around the world London event poster
Planet Hollywood

4. Party at planet hollywood

For a family-friendly New Year’s Eve, take a trip to Planet Hollywood in Haymarket for its Hollywood Nights party. Enjoy a delicious four-course meal, a DJ and live band and keep the children entertained with a photobooth and some exciting celebrity lookalikes.

When: Monday 31 December from 6.30pm
Where: Planet Hollywood, 57-60 Haymarket, SW1Y 4QX

5. An Afternoon with Mary Poppins

Stay warm and cosy this New Year’s Eve and spend an afternoon with everyone’s favourite nanny at the Moving Pictures Cinema. With the film ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ showing at 4pm, you’ll have plenty of time to visit Kaspa’s in Elephant and Castle for a delicious dessert.

When: Monday 31 December 2018 at 4pm
Where: Moving Pictures Cinema, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 6DR, and Kaspa’s, 321-323 Walworth Road, Walworth, SE17 2TG

Kaspas Dessert