Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!


  • Fun Time Partying, Live Music and Something A Little Different
  • Tickets from £12.50 - £120.00
  • Angel
  • Drum and Bass, Electro and Live Music
  • Over 18
  • Sat, 30th Dec 2017 @ 22:00 - 6:00
  • 22:00 - 06:00

You’ve been asking for this for SEVEN years!


The art of the party is in the start!

New Years’ Eve Eve is the New New Year’s Eve!

For the first time in this fair capital of ours, you can start off the count down to New Year’s Eve with the magic, music, mystery and mayhem that is Rumpus!

Dip into the Dark Ages and the bizarre beasts of the Pleistocene or mould your model future for the year to come.

But never forget that this is the unofficial celebration of the 70th birthday of one of Rumpus’ longstanding regulars and High Duke of the DJ decks, Mr Bill Vincent aka DJ The Alchemist.  A celebration beyond compere!

Dress Code Suggestions

Wondrous Woolly Mammoths, Delicate Dire Wolves, Pretty Putty, Salacious Sabre-toothed Tigers, Magically Modelled Manikins, Cute Cave Bears, Play Doh-elicious Divas, Gyrating Glyptodons, Curvaceous Claymation,



Main Room

Gypsy Hill -  intoxicating balls out Balkan with beats and feats to lift you up on a carnival tsunami. 

Barbarella’s Bang Bang - wave hello to happiness as you’re whirled away by these fast and frenzied maestros 

Paradise Moist - get your feet jumping, your heart pumping and your grind bumping.

Troz Minster - funky flavours and rinsing riddims for bodypoppers and big grinners 

Roger Wilko - banging beats to keep up the heat to dawn and beyond!

Room 2

Swing & Bass - where Bowler Hats meet Bass-Bins and Lindy-Hop meets Booty-Pop.


WBBL - serving you up some booty shaking naughty wobblers & basslines 

Tuxedo Junction - Dutty Bass has never looked so classy.

Tropigwana - Infused beats with a Tropical Bass twist - get the reefers and martinis out and dance! 

Fizzy Gillespie - Tear up the dance floor in a Vintage Soundclash style!

Dan de’Lion - Bounce from the tree tops and swing from the vines with this rowdy feral jungle cat! 

The Bard - Narrating your gyrating! 

Ekim - your feet will be tapping to boom bappin’ bass and delectable scratch gold. 

Ali Baba - Reality warping Mystical Genie man, Ali Baba says “Open Sesame” immerse yourself in a catacomb of phat bass Vintage sounds


Room 3


Tantz - you’d best be wearing both belt and braces as these meshugeners whirl onto the stage 

Discount Orchestra - feet-twistingly visceral mania  

Penny Metal - boldly playing music no-one else dares! 

Len Hovis - devilish and delectable banging beats from this slack of all trades and master of fun!

NeoPink: NeoDroid - A performance DJ experience with live Djembe drumming over a pulsating African rhythm infused electronic dancescape. There may be DROiDs 




The funkiest place in time and space will be wormhole-ing it's way into being in the here and now, straight from 1979 - where the duttiest of disco divas bump hips with famous artists and the real world instantly melts out of view. Escape into the embrace of a soulful sista, and slide into the most soothing of grooves. You never have to wake up if you just keep dancing.



Paul Hanford (of Hoxton Radio) 

Andy Warhol (of The Factory) 

My Mate Luke (of London's Cheeky Soundsystem)

Bring your latest artwork and Warhol might just turn you into a new art superstar.

Salvador Dali will, of course, be offering surrealist portraits to our raffish revellers whilst the miasmic maelstrom whirls around him.

Courtyard - The funkiest inside outside space featuring DJ The Alchemist and playmates.  Music to keep you bouncing all night and into the day.  But most importantly, this is the unofficial birthday of our very own Bill Vincent aka DJ The Alchemist.  A legend in his own life-time and one of the most dillenttante dinosaur DJs of the oh so modern age.


Room 6 - Wonderland Cafe


Let these magical whimsical Wonderland Creatures treat you with kindness, tea and cake.  An oasis of Creature comfort in the whirlwind of Rumpus mayhem


Room 7 - Rumpus CineRave


Get your freak on with VJ Harper and her synaptic snapping visuals.




Ticket Event time Cost
Super Quantum Ticket of Doom 22:00 - 06:00 £12.50
Super Cheap Advance Ticket 22:00 - 06:00 £15.00
Super Advance Ticket 22:00 - 06:00 £20.00
Advance Ticket 22:00 - 06:00 £25.00
Full Price Ticket 22:00 - 06:00 £30.00
Kith & Kin group ticket

5 tickets for the price of 4

22:00 - 06:00 £120.00



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The Islington Metal Works

The Islington Metal Works in North London is a fully licensed, flexible event space. Found tucked behind Angel tube, this warehouse space, built in the late 19th century hosts some of the most famous, unique and eclectic events in the city.  The disorientating layout of this incredible warehouse…

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4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
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6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
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Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!
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Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!
Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!
Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!
Rumpus: Plasticine vs Pleistocine!