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New Year's Eve 2018: Top events across the West Midlands

By Rebecca Stanley | Best of | Published: | Last Updated:

All you need to know about the top New Year's Eve events in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall and Staffordshire.

New Year's Eve 2018

It's time for the biggest party of the year - New Year's Eve.

READ MORE: New Year's Eve 2018: Top events across Shropshire

If you haven't decided where to fill yourself with buffet food and champagne to count down to 2019, here in the Midlands we have a perfect selection of themed events to wave goodbye to 2018:

Is there an event we've missed? Email webdesk@expressandstar.co.uk and let us know.

Birmingham

New Year's Eve Uprawr - The Asylum Venue

Uprawr's renowned New Year's Eve party is back and bigger than ever.

Their countdown to 2019 will feature CO2 guns, confetti cannons, and their biggest balloon drop to date as well as a few top secret surprises.

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The venue will have a completely new stage set up fully equipped for New Years, including two massive TVs which will be rolling the countdown out for all to see.

Tickets start from £10.

For more information, click here.

MTV Base - O2 Institute

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Welcome 2019 with Radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth with The Big NYE Party from MTV Base.

The event will be hosted by Radio 1Xtras DJ Ace, and will feature a whole host of special guests.

Tickets start from £20.50.

For more information, click here.

NYE Comedy - The Glee Club

NYE Comedy at The Glee will see comedians, food, and an after party to remember.

Attendees can laugh away 2018 with the likes of Guz Khan, Danny McLoughlin, Geoff Norcott and Andy Robinson at the city centre venue.

There will be a countdown at midnight and a DJ to keep the party going into the night.

Tickets start from £36.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Carnival - Hare and Hounds

Bring in the New Year with Leftfoot, Tropical Soundclash and Le Club Fondue at the Hare and Hounds.

The event will feature two venues playing a variety of different music for patrons to enjoy.

What's more, the first 100 tickets are completely free.

After this, tickets cost £10.

For more information, click here.

Multiple events - Resorts World

There's a series of events to enjoy at Resorts World for New Year's Eve.

Start 2019 in style at the new Sky By The Water. Enjoy a touch of luxury with a twist at their masquerade party where attendees can sample the new exclusively curated cocktail menu and enjoy the newly transformed bar area ahead of the official opening next year.

Rewind to the era of the greatest hits as World Bar go all out 80’s. Dance to live music and a DJ all night plus a buffet to keep you going until midnight.

Head to High Line to party like it’s 1999. Expect a night of 90s and 00s anthems from the High Line DJ to see in the new year, plus a tapas buffet and complimentary glass of fizz.

Sports Bar is celebrating the New Year Casino Royale style, with a dress code that’s all about elegant style and casino-inspired treats.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Gala - Symphony Hall

Enjoy a range of classic pieces in the comfort of the Symphony Hall with their New Year's Eve Orchestra.

Hear renditions of Hornpipe, Rule Britannia!, Nessun Dorma and Land of Hope and Glory by the London Concert Orchestra for the occasion.

Tickets start from £25.50.

For more information, click here.

Weird Science - The Mill

The Mill in Digbeth will be hosting their first New Year's Eve event following their grand opening earlier this year.

Weird Science will see revellers enjoy a night full of the best in drum and bass, garage and house music from the likes of High Contrast and Lowqui, Dimension, Turno and Dreps, DJ Zinc, OJE, ROSA and more.

Tickets start from £17.16.

For more information, click here.

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Magic Door - LAB11

Magic Door enter 2019 with Silver Sonic NYE at LAB11.

The event will see the venue transformed, an array of special guest DJs, three rooms of music, and more.

Tickets start from £12.

For more information, click here.

Shanty Town - Digbeth Dining Club

The UK’s biggest street food destination is closing off its best ever year.

The event will serve a series of delicious dishes from the likes of Patty Freaks, Greidy's Wings and Strips, Only Jerkin', Dim Sum Su, Brownie Bus and more.

Tickets start from £2.

For more information, click here.

Nightingale NYE - The Nightingale Club

2019 marks 50 years of The Nightingale Club, and celebrations start with their New Year's Eve party.

There will be pyro acts, go go dancers, drag queens and more across three floors, four rooms and five bars.

Tickets cost £10.

For more information, click here.

Wing Your Way to 2019 - The Rose Villa

For something a little different to celebrate New Year's Eve, head to The Rose Villa.

Grab a ticket to enjoy unlimited, freshly cooked chicken wings with three different coatings. Diners can also enjoy bottles of Sol or glasses of fizz as part of their entry fee.

What's more, if you come dressed as a chicken you will receive free drinks all night.

Tickets cost £20.19.

For more information, click here.

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Wolverhampton

Rhythm and Gin - The Grain Store

With live entertainment and a midnight countdown with a difference, head to The Grain Store to welcome 2019.

There will be DJs playing the best in funk, soul, indie, house and dance classics across three different rooms until 4am.

Tickets start from £5.

For more information, click here.

UV Party - The Planet Nightclub

Grab your neon paint and glowsticks for The Planet Nightclub's New Year's Eve UV party.

The event marks the end of the club's extensive Christmas events calendar, and will feature a variety of cheap drinks deals for revellers to enjoy.

Entry costs £5.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Party - Perton Park Golf Club

Set within the stunning grounds of the Perton Park Golf Club, welcome in the new year with music and entertainment.

Sink your teeth into a buffet and get your dance on with their late-night disco.

Tickets cost £15.

For more information, click here.

Word of Mouth NYE - The Crown at Wergs

Join The Crown at Wergs for a glamorous night of nu disco, vocal house and club classics for New Year's Eve.

The event will feature a heated marquee, roulette table, pop up bars and VIP service available, with an added dress code of ladies in red and men in black.

Tickets cost £15.

For more information, click here.

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Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - Slade Rooms

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents the best in live stand-up to Wolverhampton for New Year's Eve.

They will be bringing you comedians off the telly from such shows as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and more.

Each show has four comics including MC Damion Larkin.

Tickets cost £28.13.

For more information, click here.

Niche NYE Special - Wolverhampton Academy

Niche On Tour's NYE Extravaganza is coming to Wolverhampton Academy, formerly Starworks.

There's a free bottle of bubbly on offer for groups of four or more girls on entry, and there will be a series of live DJ sets from the likes of Shaun Banger Scott, DJ EJ, Nev Wright, Jamie Ferguson and more.

Tickets start from £11.25.

For more information, click here.

Bongo's Bingo - The Hangar

Enter 2019 surrounded by confetti, Buckfast wine and Henry hoovers when Bongos Bingo comes to The Hangar.

Enjoy the usual Bongo's Bingo mayhem, ending with a huge countdown as you dance your way into 2019.

Tickets cost £18.

For more information, click here.

NYE Glitter Ball - Slug and Lettuce

Wolverhampton's Slug and Lettuce are primed to host their first New Year's Eve event.

Booths are available to pre-book with drinks deals, queue jump and free ticket opportunities.

Tickets cost £5.

For more information, click here.

Cool It Events presents New Year's Eve Peaky Blinders - Popworld

By order of the Peaky Blinders, head to Popworld this New Year's Eve.

There will be free drinks on entry if you're dress in theme - so grab your best flat cap and head to the venue, that will be dressed in full 1920s style.

Tickets start from £3.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Party - The Robin 2, Bilston

Go into 2019 dancing to the music of Marc Bolan and T-Rex with T-Rextasy at the Robin 2.

They have, with their Marc Bolan doppelganger lead vocalist and lead guitarist, Danielz, signed with Columbia Records and Liberation DVD, won the accolade of Best Live Tribute Band in the UK on BBC One’s Battle of the Fantasy Bands, performed at the original Billy Elliot Premiere Party, filmed for the BBC TV Arena Special and more.

Tickets start fro £18.

For more information, click here.

Dudley

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner - Village Hotel

This New Year’s Eve Party boasts a five course dinner, entertainment and a DJ to keep you on the dance floor until 1am.

There are different packages to suit the whole family, from children's choices to buffets and more for the day and evening.

Prices start from £25.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Celebrations - Brierley Hill Civic Hall

Party the night away with a late-night DJ and drinks at Brierley Hill Civic Hall.

Tickets cost £12.

For more information, click here.

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Staffordshire

New Year's Eve Banquet - Moddershall Oaks

Welcome 2019 with a glamorous black tie event at Moddershall Oaks.

Enjoy a champagne reception, a six course banquet, live entertainment and a fireworks display at midnight.

Tickets start from £110.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve packages - Alton Towers

Alton Towers has something for everyone this New Year's Eve.

Choose between an exclusive jam-packed entertainment schedule for the little ones with the CBeebies New Year's Eve Party, join Sir Algenon for an evening filled of magic and wonder with Sir Algenon's New Year Extravaganza, enjoy a touch of the Caribbean with Ma Garita's New Year's Eve Caribbean Celebration or dine in style in the state room with the New Year's Eve Gala Dinner.

Prices start from £33.

For more information, click here.

Hogmanay Ball - The Premier Suite, Cannock

The annual Hogmanay Ball returns to Cannock's Premier Suite.

Attendees can enjoy a champagne and canapè reception and a five course meal before entertainment from Scottish piper, a live band and DJ.

For more information and prices, click here.

Walsall

New Year's Eve 2019 - Religion Nightclub

With CO2 cannons, confetti shots and video walls to countdown to 2019 - Religion's New Year's Eve event is set to be a blast.

You and your friends can also party in style with the VIP booth upgrades available at the event.

Entry is free until 11pm.

For more information, click here.

Family Disco - Aldridge Social Club

The annual family disco returns to Aldridge social club.

Award-winning vocalist Steve Marks will also be performing in the venue's lounge where families can bring in their own food.

Tickets start from £3.

For more information, click here.

New Year's Eve Special Events - Fairlawns Hotel and Spa

Make the most of New Year's Eve with this special event and Fairlawns Hotel and Spa's accommodation packages.

The evening includes a champagne reception, five course dinner, dancing, bagpipes, haggis and 'wee dram' in the small hours.

For more information and pricing, click here.

New Year's Eve Extravaganza - Calderfields Hotel, Golf and Country Club

Enjoy Calderfields Hotel, Golf and Country Club's elegant New Year's Eve Extravaganza event.

Tuck into a six course set menu before enjoying entertainment from a live singer and late DJ.

The log cabins are also available to hire for the night so you can have those extra few drinks without worry.

For more information and pricing, click here.

Daza Ska Promotions presents: New Year's Eve - Walsall FC Official, Banks's Stadium

Dance into 2019 at Banks's Stadium with the Ska 45's.

The group will be playing live on the evening, accompanied by DJ Jules playing the best in ska, trojan reggae, and reggae for the night.

Tickets cost £20.

For more information, click here.

Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley
@becci_star

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me: rebecca.stanley@expressandstar.co.uk

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