Little Italy


  •   Jazz and Live Music
  •   Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying and Date Night
  •   Sat, 6th Sep 2014 @ 19:00 - 0:00
  •   19:00 - 00:00
  •   Central London

A clandestine pop-up party with a 1920s speakeasy flavour, in a secret London venue completely lit by candles. Each event offers a one-off cocktail menu with special themes, plus live period jazz bands and vintage vinylism. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920s outfits. Ticket holders get an email two days before revealing the location.

This time we honour the Italian American connection. Italy's  role in helping subvert Prohibition is undisputed: many of the mobsters who vied to control the flow of illicit drink, such as Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and Salvatore Maranzano, came from Italy to make their fortunes in America. Speakeasies across the country depended on these organisations for the vital supply of liquor.

The flow of immigrants to America introduced Italy's wines, spirits and liqueurs—many classic drinks, such as the Manhattan and the Martini, would not exist without Italian vermouth. We've partnered with classic aperitivo Aperol, the heart of the Venetian classic drink the Spritz, to bring you an evening of flapper fashions, Italian food and cocktails and gangster jazz (the first ever jazz record was made by an Italian American) with live music from the Shirt Tail Stompers and vintage vinyl spun by Swingin’ Dickie.


Think you can cut a Jazz Age dash? Are you a master of La Bella Figura—knowing how to do everything stylishly? Thanks to Aperol we'll be giving away a pair of tickets at the event for two nights in Venice, including flights and hotel, as a prize for the best dressed guests! 


Ticket Event time Cost Restriction
Entry Ticket - £20.00



Secret Location


Central London

Getting there


The Candlelight Club

The Candlelight Club

Best Event 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards London is full of 'secret' bars and clubs masquerading as speakeasies. However, you won't get closer to a real jazz age experience than with The Candlelight Club. So secret it is; that you won't even be told the directions to the venue until a few days before…


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