Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2014

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See in 2015 with a bang. Whether you want to celebrate as a family or book a babysitter for the evening, our Local editors have found the best parties and events for New Year's Eve in your area.






bham mpwNew Year's Eve at MPW Birmingham Birmingham centre

What better way to see in 2015 than on the 25th floor, enjoying fantastic food at Marco Pierre White's restaurant? Enjoy great drink, live entertainment and Birmingham's spectacular fireworks display. You can either sit down for dinner or take to the terrace with a drink and soak up the party atmosphere.


gleeNew Year Comedy at The Glee Club Birmingham centre

Celebrate the New Year with some comedy at the award-winning Glee Club. Pre-order food and drink to enjoy at your table while you watch four premier comedians perform live stand-up. Then join in with the midnight countdown and boogie on at the disco and late-night bar.


galaNew Years' Eve Gala Birmingham centre

A Symphony Hall tradition of great classics and fun to see in the New Year. All your New Year's Eve favourites including Rule Britannia, Nessun Dorma, the festive Tchaikovsky Finale from Swan Lake and of course, Land of Hope and Glory.


nottsNew Year's Eve 2014 Nottingham centre

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Nottingham Contemporary with live music by Más Y Más. Latino meets Flamenco and Afro-Cuban influences with driving dance rhythms and rich vocal harmonies. Enjoy a glass of fizz to get the party started, followed by a hot buffet.



New Year's Eve Fireworks Nottingham centre

Come and enjoy the free firework displays in Nottingham City Centre. There will be live music, street entertainers, bars and stalls serving food. An earlier firework display will take place in the Old Market Square, ideal for families with children. The traditional display will take place from Nottingham Castle at midnight.


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New Year at the Metrodome

Ring in 2015 at the Metrodome Arena with a fantastic New Year's Eve celebration on 31 December. Tickets include live bands and disco, bring your own food. 


newcastleWinter Carnival Newcastle

Celebrate the arrival of 2015 with a family-friendly winter carnival parade, music and fireworks. Meet in the city centre where the carnival will welcome you before you sway, stomp and dance your way down to the Quayside.


nyeNew Year's Celebrations Kielder Water and Forest Park

See in the New Year under England's darkest skies. As soon as it's dark, take a tour of the Observatory, get to grips with powerful telescopes and see the planets all the way out to distant nebulae and galaxies. At midnight, share a glass of bubbly overlooking the wonderful Kielder Water Forest Park. 


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manchester nyeManchester New Years Eve Manchester City Centre

The New Year's Eve fireworks are traditionally the highlight of the city centre celebrations. The party will be returning again for this year, with the gardens and Piccadilly big wheel providing the focal point. 


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Barrel of Laughs NYE Manchester City Centre

It's the one time of the year where it's acceptable to run around kissing complete strangers, so the Frog and Bucket comedy club like to make a big fuss about it. Come enjoy live chimes from Big Ben, a huge confetti cannon, Auld Lang Syne sing-along with the DJ. It's all capped off with a cheesy disco until 3am.


nyeNew Years Eve Disco Karaoke Party Stalybridge

If you're looking for a party for all the family this New Year, there's disco and karaoke fun from 4pm at Handbags Bar in Stalybridge.


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blitzBlitz New Year's Eve Party Colliers Wood

Come celebrate New Year the old fashioned way at the Blitz party. Live 40s music, with 40s fancy dress and food. Ticket price includes a glass of bubbly and a war-time dish. Come and join the vintage fun for something different this year.


wimbledonMidnight In Marrakech Wimbledon

Come to Po Na Na for a huge New Year's Eve party to mark the occasion. Enjoy fruity cocktails in the lantern light, with sweet treats and waitress service in the Bedouin Tent VIP booths or visit Zanzibar and discover the magic carpet booth.


bowlStrike in the New Year at Hollywood Bowl North Finchley

It's glitz and glamour wall-to-wall at the Hollywood Ball this New Year. Come down for bowling, bubbly and a bite. Unlimited bowling from 9pm, you'll be a pro before the clock strikes 12 and a bottle of Prosecco will add extra fizz to your lane.


southbank vintageA Vintage New Year's Eve Party Southbank 

Celebrate the New Year in style and see Southbank Centre transform into five floors of set-dressed entertainment. Including six pop-up vintage nightclubs, stylish dining, a hair and beauty parlour, photo studios and a private terrace overlooking the Thames, which allows guests to get up close and personal with London's world-famous NYE fireworks.


selsdonNew Years Eve Party Selsdon

Enjoy a special celebratory New Year's Eve Gala Dinner and the splendour of Selsdon Park Hotel. Start the night in style with an arrival drink and then indulge with a delicious four course dinner and wine and champagne cocktails with fireworks to welcome in 2015.


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watfordNew Year's Eve @ The Grove Watford

Clinking Champagne glasses and sparkling guests - it's all glitz and glamour at The Grove's New Year's Eve party in The Amber. Dine on an exquisite three course meal accompanied by a live band before the DJ takes over as midnight approaches and fireworks will usher in the New Year.


lutonNew Year at Luton Hoo Hotel Harpenden

Luton Hoo Hotel will be hosting a lavish five course gourmet dinner in the hotel's award-winning Wernher Restaurant. After the sumptuous dinner, guests can relax in one of Luton Hoo Hotel's magnificent period lounges with champagne and a piper at midnight.


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torbayKinky & Quirky 'Out with a Bang' Burlesque Torbay

K&Q is the place to dress up and enjoy a fabulous night of variety, skills, thrills, comedy, song, dance and live music on New Year's Eve at The Riviera Centre in Torquay. The emphasis of the show will be upbeat with lots of laughs, interaction and a ridiculous amount of glitter.


bournemouthNew Year's Eve 2014 Bournemouth

Come and celebrate New Year's Eve in the Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom. With music from the Scarlett Fever Saxophone Quartet, and entertainment from International Magician and Paul Hyland, during your meal, you can then dance away to the Swing Unlimited Dance Band.


devonMoulin Rouge New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Mid Devon

Bring the spectacular-spectacular to your New Year at this Moulin Rouge-themed gala dinner. Enjoy a countdown to remember at this can-can-inspired gala dinner dance with resident DJ until 2am. Start the night with a glass of bubbly followed by a sumptuous four course dinner.


plymouthThe Treasury New Year's Eve Snow Ball Plymouth

The popular black tie New Year's Eve Snow Ball returns once again. On entry you'll receive a glass of bubbly and be greeted by a gorgeous buffet. Live music by a top six-piece soul and funk band will entertain throughout the night as you party away.


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