Free New Years Eve London 2011 - Best Free New Years Eve London Parties and Club Nights

By Matthew Yorke.

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Free New Years Eve London 2011


If you're not in the mood to splash the cash this New Year's Eve then we've got it all covered with our list of the top ten free New Year's Eve events. From fireworks over the River Thames to a free party at the Big Chill Bar, there's plenty of choice when it comes to free NYE parties.

Often seen as one of the most expensive nights of the year, NYE usually comes with a hefty price tag, but if you know all the best and free clubs, bars and events to visit it doesn't necessarily have to break the bank.

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1) Wah Wah 45's NYE Extravaganza! @ Big Chill Bar (click for venue info)

New years eve in Brick Lane/Shoreditch, London


Your favourite Wah Wah 45s resident DJs; Scrimshire, Dom Servini and DJ Konvex join forces with the legendary soul jazz sound system and Tru thoughts uber producer Hint for a riotous concoction of festive funk, Brazilian bangers, and dynamite dancehall sounds to take you into 2012 and beyond!Wah Wah 45's NYE Extravaganza! This new years at the Big Chill Bar.


Time: 9pm – 5am

Budget: FREE

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 The Big Chill Bar's NYE Extravaganza will bring in the New Years with the help of some top DJs.

2) New Year's Eve @ Black and Blue Mortimer Street

NYE Celebrations at Mortimer Street

Known for its amazing steaks and cocktails, Black and Blue will be holding their free New Year's Eve event with their House DJ playing various music, including chilled and pop until 1am and of course a midnight countdown.

Time: 7pm - 1am

Budget: FREE

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3) The Mayor's  New Years Eve Fireworks @ The River Thames

New Years Eve in Southwark, London


The Mayor’s midnight fireworks display  by the Thames attracts around 250,000 people on average, with viewing areas filling up around 2-3 hours in advance, so arrive early. The fireworks will begin as soon as the Big Ben strikes midnight, and an exclusive live DJ set from Radio 1’s Nihal will keep the crowds entertained pre and post the pyrotechnics, starting at 10pm. If you’re unsure of what to do before or after the fireworks why not check out our top picks of where to celebrate NYE in London.

Time: 10pm – 0:30am 

Budget: FREE 

Tickets Not Necessary

The Lord Mayor's NYE Fireworks are the best in London and a must see.

4) The Coundown New Year's Eve Bash 2011 @ The Shoreditch (click for venue info)

New Years Eve Clubbing, Shoreditch, London


Head down to your favourite disco in Shoreditch for a round the clock night of the absolute best party in town! The Shoreditch's DJs have warmed up and stretched out, they're sticking around and tickling the vinyl for 9 straight hours on both floors! Hear all the tunes that you know you love... the best from the 80's, 90's, 2K and a whole lot of cheesy, disco-pop goodness! If you want to start early, The Shoreditch opens at 12 p.m. and are staying open til' 6 a.m. the next day... and don't worry they've got the bubbly stocked! Featuring great DJs like Le Jaws and Stop.Look.Listen.


Time: 12pm – 6am

Budget: FREE

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 The Shoreditch is hosting a great free NYE Countdown Bash with 9 hours of DJing.

5) House of Rhythm NYE Special @ Bar Vinyl (click for venue info)

NYE clubbing in Camden, London


Bar Vinyl has been a dedicated provider of eclectic music and art, show casing the best of both local and international talent. This year Bar Vinyl are hosting a top NYE club night with residents DJ's Raw & Easy E Playing Deep, Soulful, Latin, Afro House with passion & knowledge. Bar Vinyl's evening will also be filled with very special New Years Eve surprises.


Time: 8pm - 5am

Budget: FREE

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6) NYE Mash Up @ Mother Bar (click for venue info)

NYE clubbing in Shoreditch, London


Mother Bar, above 333 Club, offers early live music options as well as a cool little bar to hang out in later in the evening, with DJs playing late in the shapeshifting room next door. On New Year's Eve it is free to get into and offers a cool bar and club space to head. The club room plays electronic and house beats but make sure to arrive before 11pm for free entry. The music on the night will be a huge mash up of styles, with 8-10 DJs playing across the three floors.

Time: 9pm - 5am

Budget: FREE

Tickets Not Necessary

333 Mother Bar's NYE Mash Up will be a great addition to Old Street's New Year's festivities

7) Hat Party @ The Duke of Edinburgh (click for venue info)

New Years Eve in Brixton, London


Duke of Edinburgh in Brixton is a classic London pub nicely hidden just off the Brixton party trail. Get your best festive hats out on the 31st of December for the Duke of Edinburgh's Hat Party in Brixton. With DJs like Neil 'Nail' Toliday and Adam Billingham, tons of surprises and treats, and open until 6am, this will be one of the best NYE parties in London. And to top it all off it's completely free!


Time: 8pm – 6am

Budget: FREE

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The Duke of Edinburgh will be hosting their amazing free Hat Party to celebrate NYE 2011

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