Rumpus: Fluff vs Filth!

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Friday 3 February 2017
22:00 - 06:00
Tickets from £12.50
Something A Little Different, Clubbing, Live Music, Festival
Over 18

Tickets on sale at 12:00pm on Wednesday 11th January

Our last Rumpi have sold out in four days!
 To prevent dire disappointment and mind-melting misery, get ready to pounce!


Delightful Creatures!

Whether you’ve been hibernating in fleecy cocoons of comfy-ness or flaggellating your own heat with dark and degenerate pursuits this Rumpus welcomes Creatures both soft and sinful.

So, if you’re an fabulous fairy or an impure imp; a velvety vixen or a ranger of raunch; a grime gargoyle or a soft strumpet; downy delight or a sultan of sleaze - gather your garments of snooze and slumber, polish your perversions, fluff up your muff, sequester your squalor and prepare to dance, trance and prance through the night.

We have 7 rooms of wonder and wow to tease, tantalise, stimulate and satisfy. The bounciest bands, the most delectable DJs and the strange and curious creatures of acrobatic and aerial prowess that inhabit the land that is Rumpus!

Dress code suggestions:

Scandal Monger, Dirty Rotten Bastard, Silky Slut, Princess Powder-puff, Soft Slattern, Pillow Pixie, Airy Fairy Fluffy-toes, Squalid Squire, Soiled Siren, Downy Delight, Filthy Flesh-pot, Snuggle-Buggle Bear, Dust bunny, Velvety vixen,


(More Acts to follow week by week)

Main Room

Gypsy Hill featuring Koby Israelite – imbibe the intoxicating mix of live and electronic Balkan beats and stomping ska, lyrical swing and savage surf rock. You won’t know if you’re coming or going but you’ll definitely be dancing.

The Scribes – you’ll find yourself bouncing to block rocking beats that are a booming backdrop for the MCs quickfire flows with this inimitable crew. Mixing live instrumentation with traditional hip hop sampling, expect everything from mosh pit rave bangers to more contemplative moods.

DJ Kobayashi - your dancing feet will stomp around the whole wide world with this traveller in sound

DJ Ocelus - dance to the best of the festival but indoors, party-starter and prince of the prance. 

Penny Metal – gyrate and grin to the anarchic and eclectic beats weaving through this mischievous musical

 Room 2

Mood Swings presents…. THE BOUDOIR 

The Mood Swings family journey to the south to bring warmth, comfort and pure filth to Rumpus with their bizarre boudoir full of trinkets, beds, rinsing basslines and outlandish characters around every corner.

Madame Electrifie – Get your dance on with this fusion of all things vintage with dirty driving bass, spun for you by DJ Little Jo’s alter-ego

Seritone – An example of a Bassline transmitter, an audio messenger that is vibrated between nerve cells. Once received by the target it is common for said nerve cells to excite.

Jenova Collective - Dropping all things vintage & everything that’s not! Expect Bass House, DnB, 140 nonsense & future beats all tied together with the subtle flavouring of a seedy speakeasy!

Extra Spectrum - Pumping out a vast range of sub heavy crunch and high energy musical infusions, Extra Spectrum collides a blast from the past with the new age of electronic wobbles.

Shamen - Equipped with his dirtiest selection of drum and bass bangers, expect amen infested neurofunk filth from this dirty skankin’ demon.

By ‘Eck - Our finest eclectic selecta bringing a stupidly vast array of soulful, energetic & bonkers bass music. You won’t be able to put your knees down once the tropical nonsense begins.

Key_Lo - Always floating amongst a broad range of styles but typically you’ll find him joining the dots between House, Techno, Breakbeat & Acid.

Ezee - A true pioneer of the Yorkshire sound system crews, Ezee will get those feet itching with his delightful taste of electro soul & glitch funk stonkers.

Room 3

DJ Jobo - let your feet be charmed to dance around the world beats with this traveller in music 

Op Sa! – whirl and stomp with these fiery, tipsy gypsy Balkan beats bandsters.

Boom Dogs – you’ll be stomping and skanking with the stankiest, funkiest, slap-bassiest, nastiest filthiest funk-rock band in town

DJs Rumpsteppers and Jon Bongly – happy music make feel nice.

Room 4 
 Balkan Roast 

Forro Family - Let this South American super-troupe induct you in the ways of  slow and sensual, Brazilian-flavoured partner-dancing.

Kamao Quartet - A magical menagerie of toe-tapping and soul soothing songsters.

Alice Phelps Jazz and Friends -  Crunchy vocal harmonies, elaborate clarinet solos and a loose and grooving rhythm section.

Lounge Cat Ideals - Rowdy, raucous, riotous and refined!

Kazoo Orchestra - Free your inner child with the manic joy of the Rumpus Kazoo Orchestra

Old Jelly Rollers - Strut and swank New Orleans-style with these jazzy chaps.

Room 5
The Courtyard

Amazing feats and sick stunts with Deadbeat Cirqus and Bitter & Twisted Cabaret

DJ the Alchemist brings you a gaggle of glorious DJs to keep you happily hopping and jauntily jigging the whole night through in our eclectic and ecstatic indoor outdoor space. Come dance with Ian Duzmore, Graham Edensounds, Rosebud Lix and the inimitable James Pb.

 Room 6
The Wonderland Café 

The epitome of civilized sophistication. Tea and cakes with these magical and charitable Wonderland creatures.

Room 7
Rumpus Cine-Rave

VJ Harper - Sink into the softness and flirt with the filth of these mad visuals and fresh beats



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The Islington Metal Works
7 Torrens St, London, EC1V 1NQ

North London

Nearest station:
Angel (Tube)


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Best night out in London! Inspired by burning man, Rumpus makes for a different night, dress up as you want, and have fun in your way... Different rooms with music to choose and even a social drawing board :) Visited The Islington Metal Works on 2017-02-03
by on March 1st, 2017

Something for everyone down the rabbit hole that is Rumpus. Get dressed and for adventure it's a party in a league of it's own. Visited The Islington Metal Works on 2017-02-03
by on February 28th, 2017

My absolute favourite night out in London, fantastic team who work hard to put on a great night and give their friends (guests) an awesome experience. Eclectic set of musicians and acts that bring a carnival/festival type feeling to Rumpus Parties. Dress up and go have fun...
by on January 11th, 2017

You shouldn't miss this event! Rumpus brings one of the most amazing experiences I have ever lived. Get a fancy dress/costume, bring your smile and have fun. See you guys there! Visited The Islington Metal Works on 2017-02-03
by on January 11th, 2017
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I have been going to Rumpus events for years and they still never fail to entertain. Great crowd, great fancy dress, great fun! If you like the festival vibe then this is a night to try!
by on January 11th, 2017
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As Stacy has said before, Rumpus is one of the best parties in London. Not just another disco or night place, Rumpus actually offers you a different night, with performances and a very nice sensation of unity.
by on January 10th, 2017
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Rumpus is THE event around town. If your friends' variant taste in music prevents you from going out together, go to Rumpus and you'll be spoilt for choice. Make sure to dress to the nines to maximise your experience, and prepare for a fantastic night out.
by on January 5th, 2017

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