When looking for a place to celebrate New Year's Eve 2010, why not head to London? There's a vast array of events and parties that will set 2011 off to a great start. We have trawled through a list of events to compile a list some of the best parties in London on 31st December 2010.
London's Official New Year Firework Display:
Best viewing points are the Victoria Embankment, north of the Thames and the bridges (Waterloo, Westminster and the eastern Jubilee footbridge).
Midnight firework display, however the view points above will start to get busy from around 9pm so arrive early to secure a prime location.
One of the most famous fireworks displays in London which is televised by BBC One. For the London crowds Radio 1 will entertain you with all the latest sounds. You will see an amazing fireworks display which is staged around the London Eye and the barges in the River Thames. As the area around the London Eye
will be closed for safety reasons there will be some road closures for most of the evening. However there are 24 hour transportation links in and out of the city. The Mayor of London has even arranged for free transportation on Tube
, DLR, tram and buses
between 11.45pm to 4.30am.
Proud at Matter - NYE Cirque:
The 02, London.
19:30 - 6:00
Headlining at this event will be Shaun Ryder, formerly of Happy Monday's. Other DJs performing will be DJ Yoda, The Macabees, Faze Action, Justin Robertson, Thomas Gandey, Paradise 45 and Guy Williams.
Trevor Nelson's New Year's Eve Free Drinks Party:
Camden Centre, 1 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9JE.
21:30 - 3:00
Featuring 2 rooms playing R&B music to funky house. Amongst those Djing will be Scottie B (MTV Base) and Pioneer (Kiss FM).
Shake New Year's Eve Party:
Electric Ballroom, 184 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 8QP.
21:00 - 04:00
In the main room will be DJ Rikki Rock playing a variety of current Disco, Pop and Rock music mixed with sounds from the 70s, 80s and 90s. In the 2nd room will be DJ Milo playing the latest Dance Anthems.
New Years Eve Bavarian Style:
Bavarian Beer House, The Arches, 9 Crutched Friars, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 2AU.
19:00 - 03:00
Typical Bavarian Style New Year's Party in London with 3 course traditional German buffet including sausages and pretzels. Close to Tower Bridge should you wish to take a look at the big fireworks display at midnight.
Diamonds in the Sky at Altitude 360:
Altitude 360, 29th Floor, Millibank Tower, 21-24 Millibank, London, SW1P 4QP.
18:00 - 06:00
A classy way to spend your New Year's Eve in London. With aerial views of London including London Eye what better way to party than to have a Cocktail and Canape reception, buffet meal, celebrate the New Year in London with the sounds of Big Ben, Midnight drinks reception, dance the night away with the resident DJ and finish off the night with a 5am New Year's Day Breakfast. Just don't forget to look out of the windows at midnight to have the most amazing views of the London Fireworks display.
Happy New Year from all the team at London Town Hotels
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