Dylan Franks

The man, the myth, the legend...

WIN Beat headphones!

WIN a pair of iBeats Headphones with ControlTalk  We know that you don€™t always want to head out into the city lights to party the night away, sometimes you€™d rather keep calm, carry on and chill out by yourself. That€™s why we€™ve teamed up with Argos to give you a chance to win apair…

Valentines Day - Quirky Bar, Pub and Club Events in London

You’re very much in love, however, the idea of sitting in a row of tables for 2, like speed dating but reversed, covered in rose petals with violins serenading the room makes you frankly, want to be sick. Valentines Day is a great excuse to show just how much you love your partner, and be romantic…

A drinkers guide to London this July

Summer is flying by, already we are into July, Wimbledon and Glastonbury are over and the days are now officially getting shorter. Despite this there are still plenty of summer drinking exploits to be had and at drinkonomical prices of course! The band wagon of speakeasy bars continues to roll on strongly…

Come and be social in Brixton

Electric Social - New London bar in Brixton 40, Acre Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 5SP Design-O-Meter: Cocktail bar Pre Design(s): Chat, drink, dance, fun time party night, sunday roasts  Electric Social in Brixton is set to be your second home, the warm and welcoming mates countryhouse…

Alfresco Drinking and Latest London Nightlife News

Lots of fun summer nights ahead in London so I thought it€™s probably best to run through as many as I can in this month€™s blog. It is certainly all about the outside drinking destinations so I thought I would focus on some London alfresco hotspots. A night that certainly caught my eye is the Friday…

Vintage Tea Parties & Designer Frocks

44 Frocks - The only way to prepare for a night out!  [Exclusive designmynight discount below] A warm welcome of Prosecco and stacks of gourmet cupcakes awaits you at the private 44 Frocks Apartment, along with a treasure trove of new or 'as new' designer frocks for you to rustle through, tryon…

Are these the best rooftop bars in London?

London may not be quite in the Manhattan league for swanky rooftop bars with stunning views of New York but there is a growing trend of alfresco hotspots popping up across London. As London’s skyline evolves and develops even more iconic backdrops, there is a growing demand from Londoner&rsquos…

Summer comes early to London

What a beautiful Easter Weekend in London! The designmynight team has been in sunshine mood and we started our Easter break with some well earned sun downers in a favourite spot of ours. With sunshine and hot temperatures there is no better place in London than Vista Bar, the fancy rooftop bar of The…

New London Club and Budget Blues for London Drinkers

Lots on this month including a new Las Vegas style club launched in London and bad news for London's price conscious drinkers as the budget is announced by George Osborne. Well it€™s been an interesting month one might say. With day light saving and the recent spring time weather in London, the days…

Royal Wedding in London - William & Kate's Wedding

Royal Wedding between Prince William & Kate Middleton - London Events Friday 29th April 2011, at 11:00 - Westminster Abbey  In 1981, Prince Charles and Diana married in St Pauls and attracted crowds of 600,000 in London and over 750 million on TV. Royal Wedding in 1981 The crowds are expected…