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September 2017

September 26 @ 11:00 pm - 3:00 am

Two Floors Applebum : The Jump Off : The Finest In Party Hip Hop & R&B

Massive Freshers welcome party featuring the Finest in Party Hip Hop & R&B

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September 27 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors SoulJam – Five Years of Funk Tour – Newcastle, Part 2

To celebrate five years of spreading the best in Funk, Soul and Disco across the nation the funkmasters SoulJam are delighted to announce their biggest ever tour!

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September 28 @ 11:00 pm

Miseducation ‘Freshers Fiesta!’

Miseducation is the hot new RnB get down that everybody is talking about!

September 29 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs One Love Festival 10th Anniversary Tour presents : Dawn Penn & Mad Professor

The UK's biggest Reggae & Ska festival pops in alongside two proper old-skool Heavyweights..!

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September 29 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Reasons to be Cheerful present : Young Marco

Undoubtedly one of the most eclectic selectors on the circuit right now, it's gonna be a real treat to have him play in the intimate setting of upstairs alongside Reasons To Be Cheerful Soundsystem.

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September 30 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Tom our resident DJ spins the WHQ Uplifting Groove all this Saturday night. He spins the most fun & most diverse selection of dancing tunes you’ll hear anywhere in the City. Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

September 30 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Noyse presents : Wittyboy & Sammy Virji

After their insane launch party back in May, it's fair to say Noyse are so hyped to get back inside WHQ to blow the roof of the place with some of the phattest Garage, Bassline & DnB known to man.

October 2017

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Upstairs E.D.I.T : Classics from the 90s and 00s

A new event showcasing the best dance music from the past and present. Expect current bangers with a nostalgic element.

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October 5 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #2 w/ Objekt, Space Dimension Controller (Live), Willow

This will be one of the real highlights of what is going to be a fantastic season with Foreplay, so make sure to come & join in the magic...

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October 6 @ 6:00 pm

Lively Up 6th Birthday : Gentleman’s Dub Club, live @ Wylam Brewery

Join the Crew from 6pm Wylam Brewery as we welcome one of the world's finest touring Dub/Ska bands. Check out the after party event @ WHQ later too, below...

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October 6 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Lively Up 6th Birthday afterparty: Levelz (Full Crew Takeover) & Ed Solo & our full gang @ WHQ

The party continues for a stand out, two floor spectacular with some help from our brothers over at Pirate Material.

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October 7 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Exhale Newcastle: The Opening Rave

Whether you’re one of our hundreds of regulars or thinking of coming down for the first time, we can assure we’ll be throwing a celebration of classic dance music you won’t find anywhere else in Newcastle…

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October 7 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

It's the longest running Club night in the city, 'cos all the tunes we play are just so pretty - Spinning fab Disco, Motown, Funk, Soul & RnB, along with bits of classic House, Hip Hop & Reggae.
Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Upstairs One20 presents : Late Night Tuff Guy

No stranger to Newcastle and armed to teeth with the sort of disco weapons only he creates, we're expecting another roadblock.

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October 12 @ 11:00 pm - 4:00 am

Downstairs CONGO NATTY UK TOUR – NEWCASTLE

Congo Natty embarks on his first ever full UK tour, presented by Fiesta Bombarda & Worried About Henry & we’re delighted to welcome him back to Newcastle.

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October 13 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Mungo’s Hi-Fi (Full Soundsystem)

Get your skank on..!

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October 14 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs RTBC with Tama Sumo & Lakuti + RTBC Soundsystem

We’re told by our friends at Horse Meat Disco that Lakuti used to be a World Headquarters regular back in the early days of the Club while she was at Newcastle Uni, so it’s great to see things come full circle with her on the other side of the booth this time!

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October 14 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Old Skool classics across the board, it's time for those dancing shoes. We play fab Disco, Motown, Funk, Soul & RnB, along with bits of classic House, Hip Hop & Reggae.
Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill : A live rendition @ Wylam Brewery

This is a show which has been selling out it's all London dates faster than you can say Jackie Robinson... This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Presentation.

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October 18 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Kryptik Audio

Everything Underground - 'Funky House, Garage, Tech - No Mainstream wash..!'

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October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill : A live rendition @ Summerhall Edinburgh

The first Scotland date for a show which has been selling out it's all London dates faster than you can say Jackie Robinson... This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Presentation.

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October 19 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #3 w/ Juan Atkins & Ross From Friends (LIVE)

This is an incredibly rare chance to see a true pioneer, live and up close in such an intimate venue. As someone recently commented online… ‘The Detroit Originator is coming to World HQ? That’s like Mozart playing The Sage (if he didn’t die in 1791...)’

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October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill : A live rendition @ Summerhall Edinburgh

Second Scotland date added by popular demand..! This is a show which has been selling out it's all London dates faster than you can say Jackie Robinson... This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Presentation.

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October 20 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

The most fun you can have as a human... x
Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

October 21 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Saturday Night – With Mr David Rodigan

Drop everything & be upstanding, the Don is back..!!

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October 26 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #4 w/ Octave One (LIVE), DJ Boring & Edmondson

Octave One, live & up close inside World HQ… Where else could you see these absolute legends play in a 300 capacity room? We honestly still can’t quite believe it...

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October 27 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Reminisce presents : Ian Pooley (1st Birthday Party)

As an ever-present favourite of house & techno fans and DJs, Pooley remains a highly regarded and respected figure within modern electronic music.

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October 27 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Lively Up & Pirate Material present : SPOOKY, BENNY PAGE

See one of our favourite DJs in the world, Spooky returning to represent Pirate Material while long time friend and true junglist Benny Page is repping Lively Up.

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October 28 @ 10:30 pm

Upstairs The Legendary WHQ Halloween Saturday Spookathon

You can't really describe this event as anything but a true Newcastle institution & phenomenon - So spooky it will blow your mind..! It's time to hit the dressie-up box & win big... x

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October 31 @ 7:00 pm

Get Lucky : A project performing the music of Daft Punk live on Halloween

This second date & Wylam Brewery has been added by popular demand..!! This far-out production has already sold out 11 London dates & it's first Wylam show. This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Halloween Presentation.

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October 31 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Applebum Halloween Hip Hop Horror Show

A Monster night at the legendary Applebum Halloween special..!!

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November 2017

November 1 @ 7:00 pm

Get Lucky : A project performing the music of Daft Punk live

This event on 1st Nov @ Wylam Brewery has now totally sold out.
We are over the moon to announce that a second date, the day before, on Tuesday Oct 31st (Halloween..!!) has just been secured, again @ Wylam Brewery.

November 2 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Jasper James Presents: Homework feat. Jasper James & Bambounou

Jasper James' much celebrated Homework tour lands in Newcastle this Autumn & he's bringing along French producer Bambounou for good measure.

November 3 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Dilate presents : Crissy Criss & Friends

Dilate returns after summer for our first event of the new term and we're back with a big one..!

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November 3 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs RTBC with Chaos in the CBD (Rhythm Section) & RTBC Soundsystem

It’s hard to believe the lads are yet to play up here given the massive amount of hype they’ve received over the past few years, so demand is sure to be high for this one.

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November 4 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Nowhere else even comes close, to matching WHQ's intimacy, atmosphere, or reputation for dropping really bomb tunes...
Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

November 9 @ 7:00 pm

Akala ‘Visions’ Live Tour @ Riverside

You'll all remember Akala totally smashing The Newcastle Unity Festival back in 2015. He's one of the most important & socially conscious artists of his generation & we're really pleased to be bringing him back this November for a special live show at The Riverside venue, on the Quayside. This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Presentation.

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November 9 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #5 w/ Mall Grab, Peggy Gou, Big Miz & Andrew Hill

Whether he’s in the studio or behind the decks, Mall Grab seems to have that ability to know just how to please his audiences, so we are very, very excited for his headline set this November, for what is set to be our biggest party across the whole series.

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November 11 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

The cream of our Club classics & all the best tunes recently released. Add passion & that's the Club...

November 11 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs CUE : House & Techno Party

Newcastle's brand new underground event which presents to you the very best in House and Techno!

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November 16 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Lively Up & Pirate Material present : SHY FX, Madam X & Stamina MC

This Autumn join us as two of Newcastle's premier parties link up inna combination style for a special series celebrating the best of the UK's underground music culture.

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November 17 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors RTBC with Palms Trax (All Night), Mafalda & RTBC Soundsystem

Given this is set to be such a major show, we’ve opened up two floors of World HQ for the occasion and invited co founder of Melodies International, Mafalda to headline downstairs alongside RTBC Soundsystem

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November 18 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Costs you half as much as going dancing anywhere else & it'll be at least twice as good!
Admission to Uplifting Groove is free before midnight.

November 25 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Records are big in World Headquarters that aren't big anywhere else & you'll always hear a mix of really great tunes you know, as well as ones you don't know.

November 30 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #6 w/ Detroit Swindle, Volvox & Umfang

We’re over the moon to have Dutch duo Detroit Swindle, a.k.a Lars & Maarten headline upstairs for our penultimate party of the season.

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December 2017

December 1 @ 6:00 pm

The Hits of Destiny’s Child & Beyonce – Live @ Wylam Brewery

This is a massive live production, comprising a 13 piece live band with a full string section & featuring the three most stunning female vocalists this side of the Atlantic. This incredible show is at Wylam Brewery for one night only, featuring... wait for it..!

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December 8 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs RTBC with Dekmantel Soundsystem (All Night)

The best DJ’s in the world, playing long sets in amazing environments.

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December 9 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

You don’t need to be a WHQ member to come, all friendly people are welcomed here..!

December 14 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Foreplay #7 w/ Denis Sulta, DABJ & Illum Sphere

Denis Sulta, dancefloor assaulter. This is gonna be an absolutely wicked way to close out our first full season of parties, with one of the most exciting & in demand DJ’s around right now.

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December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Transatlantic Ensemble presents : ‘Rumours’ Live – The 40th Anniversary Xmas Special @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

The outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble bring their amazing Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' Xmas Special to Edinburgh's Summerhall..!!

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December 15 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Lively Up & Pirate Material Present : KINGS OF THE ROLLERS ft. INJA, BURGA BOY

The final part in our Extra safe series sees oldskool bassline hero Burga Boy bring the wobbles to Pirate Material, while Lively Up have something extra special in store...

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December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Transatlantic Ensemble presents : ‘Rumours’ Live – The 40th Anniversary Xmas Special @ The Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts

By popular demand the outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble return to Wylam Brewery, with their amazing Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' Xmas Special..!!

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December 16 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

Simply the best, most fun & most diverse musical selection you'll hear anywhere in the City.

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

‘Graceland’ performed by the London African Gospel Choir Christmas special

Tell your friends & don’t be afraid to take whatever expectations you may have, multiply them by 10... This is a WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events Presentation.

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December 23 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Festive Groove

Our weekly groove with an extra special festive twist...

April 2018

April 20, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

Submotion Orchestra ‘Kites’ Tour @ Boiler Shop

Since their inception nearly 8 years ago, the genre defying Submotion Orchestra have moved seamlessly between deep electronica, jazz, soul and ambient downtempo, mesmerising audiences from India to Iceland. Catch them live @ Boilershop April 20th 2018.
*This is another WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events presentation.