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If you’re out of love then Valentine’s Day can be anything from a bit annoying to really tough. Here’s what to do to reclaim the 14th.
Climb under the light of a disco ball
When: 14th February
Where: Substation Brixton, SW2 5DZ
Substation are having a makeover. For one night only they are channeling their inner Studio 54 and bringing the disco to the climbing walls. There will be tunes to get you in the party mood, free snacks and even a ‘Disco Cocktails’ for a post climb bev. Good vibes only, you’ll come out with sky-high endorphins.
Brixton Bass valentines special
When: 18th February
Where: Hootananny, SW2 1DF
This one is for the jungle music heavyweights. Charlotte Devaney, Katalyst, Riva & Collette Warren, Temipa, V Dubz and many more of your favourite drum and base DJs are taking to the decks to give you a night you’ll remember much more fondly than the ex that broke your heart.
Go to a supper club for other single people
When: 16th February
Where: Sea Garden, SW9 8LD
Singles supper club company ‘Gooce’ has collaborated with Sea Garden for a relaxed evening of like minded single people (aged between 40 & 50) to get together over a delicious meal as provided by Sea Garden. You’ll get a welcome glass of fizz and then a 3 course meal. The sharing starters is a perfect way to break the ice as you pick at the huge spread of arancini, anchovies, smoked mackerel and trout on toast, olives and bread, whitebait and tenderstem broccoli. For mains get a traditional fish and chips or a roasted squash and goats cheese and finish up with apple crumble… and, who knows, maybe a serving of love too.
We Party: Wedding edition
When: 11th February
Where: Electric Brixton, SW2 1RJ
The UK’s biggest LGBTQ+ party is coming back to Electric brixton on the 11th for a proper knees up. This lot really know how to put on a show- there will be world renowned DJs, live performers and drag queens to keep you up all night. Whether you’re single and searching or just in for a really fun night, if you like a party then this is the one for you.
Learn to lap dance
When: 19th February
Where: Akila Pole Studio, SW2 1BZ
Akila Pole Studio are Brixton’s resident pole dancing studio. This Valentine’s Day they are putting on a 75 minute workshop where you can learn the art of acro lap dancing. Whether you’ve got a special someone in mind or you just want to express yourself in a more creative way, this is going to be a steamy workshop.
Dance your worries away
When: 14th February
Where: Phonox, SW9 7AY
Phonox are hosting ‘An Afro Love Affair’ with DJ and producer Kitty Amor. Expect deep, soulful and African house music that will get you two-stepping in no time at all. Forget yourself, forget the day and let it go on the dance floor.
…Or just have a night in
Sometimes all you want to do is get your gals/pals over and bury yourself in a tub of Ben & Jerry’s with a chic-flick. And honestly, that sounds pretty good to us. Make sure you fuel properly for your big night in with our 5 favourite takeaways at the moment.