September 21 @ 11:00 pm
What better way to kick off freshers week than partying with the freshest name in the whole game! We welcome Harrison BDP to World Headquarters for his Newcastle debut playing alongside the Ricta residents! This is going to be a massive night of the finest House music and we can't wait.Book now
September 22 @ 11:00 pm
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.
September 22 @ 11:00 pm
Downstairs Jungle Nation presents : Hydro (Metalheadz / Dispatch / Critical) Dj Tez (Jungle Nation) & guests
With a wide range of styles, the only constants are the quality and depth of the music. Over the last decade he's continued to establish himself with a constant flow of quality releases on almost all of the big labels.Book now
September 24 @ 10:00 pm
THE FRESHERS HOUSE PARTY TOUR at WHQ The Project X Freshers' House Party is coming to NEWCASTLE and we'll be throwing the biggest party you have ever been to! Ever wanted to go to a House Party just like the one from Project X? Now is your chance. We will be visiting every major city, to throw THE party of the year! We'll be spinning the best in Hip Hop, Trap, Commercial, House and Garage all night! Come and join…Book now
September 26 @ 11:00 pm
Rolling in to their 6th year of bringing the funkiest sounds to the most fun dance floors around Soul Jam kick off another huge tour to every corner of the UK with our bags packed with the best boogie records ready for a night of dancing to the most fun, uplifting, dance floor friendly sounds around.Book now
September 27 @ 11:00 pm
Following it's success in Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield, London & Manchester, 80s Vice City bring their Fleetwood Mac edition to WHQ for their Newcastle debut.Book now
September 28 @ 11:00 pm
It's an absolute pleasure to be hosting the Newcastle leg of our very own Sammy Virji's debut, UK wide tour set to hit all the best parties & venues this Autumn.
September 29 @ 11:00 pm
Come & see us this weekend & remember, that a night at the World Headquarters Club costs you half as much as going dancing anywhere else...
October 1 @ 11:00 pm
Obsidian Events have teamed up with some of the top DJ's who have established residencies in the toon as well as made guest appearances in clubs from Shoreditch to Leeds. All Ryze, for the most anticipated Disco House and Techno night touching down at World HQ on the 1st October!Book now
October 1 @ 11:00 pm
Each Monday, Funkytown will be transforming WHQ into a funkadelic paradise, paying homage to, Don Cornelius, the man who every week, showcased the best in Funk, Groove & Disco on his Hit TV Show the ‘Soul Train’, Think Rick James, KC & The Sunshine Band, Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang and a whole lot of other funk. Mondays are for Funking.
October 3 @ 11:00 pm
Its fair to say the Nineties had the finest tunes, best tracksuits and maddest raves. Re-creating the nostalgia of the 90’s dance scene, playing all those original club anthems that every knows and loves.
October 5 @ 11:00 pm
The mighty 'Mungos Hi-Fi' roll the 'Boom..!!' back into town with their full Soundsystem, for their first show of the new term, taking over the lower floor of WHQ. Expect the finest in sweet Dubplate Reggae & Dancehall vibes, with a few curved balls thrown in too, to make the party blow right up..!Book now
October 5 @ 11:00 pm
NTS resident and top grafter at the incredible Brilliant Corners & Giant Steps projects, Donna Leake is a full time music lover. Her sets spread far and wide, always depending on how she feels in the moment and for getting lost in the present. Music for open ears, open minds, open hearts and zero expectations.
October 6 @ 11:00 pm
Each month we dig deep to bring fresh tunes to the table but our overall philosophy won’t be changing at all – we celebrate 30 years of classic dance music – right from the early rumblings of Chicago house through to the crossover trance classics of the late 90’s.Book now
October 8 @ 11:00 pm
Each Monday, Funkytown transform WHQ into a funkadelic paradise, paying homage to, Don Cornelius, the man who every week, showcased the best in Funk, Groove & Disco on his Hit TV Show the ‘Soul Train’,
Think Rick James, KC & The Sunshine Band, Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang and a whole lot of other funk. Mondays are for Funking.
October 10 @ 11:00 pm
Clotted cream arrives in Newcastle for the first time with one of their UK renowned party extravaganzas that is sure to get you shaking with what your 'momma gave ya!Book now
October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Don’t miss this rare chance to experience the legendary Toots & the Maytals @ Boiler Shop on Friday 12th Oct, as we bring their 2018 World Tour to Newcastle, kicking of Lively Up's 7th Birthday celebrations. Afterparty @ World HQ details to follow...Book now
October 13 @ 11:00 pm
After 2 sold out events the ultimate 90's party is coming back..! This event is also now sold out, check the facebook event for the possibility of odd returned tickets.
October 13 @ 11:00 pm
Wonky Sessions have a great team of resident DJ's who have been smashing it both in Ibiza and across the UK! To start the night of they have Kyle Fantarrow B2B Kieran Simpson, who have played regularly sets together in Ibiza. Kyle and Kieran share the same groovy minimal style and both take inspiration from the likes Enzo Siragusa, East End Dubs and Rich NxT.Book now
October 19 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
After multiple, outstanding, sell out shows in both London & Newcastle, the ultimate, 'Ladies Night Out of a Lifetime' hits Glasgow for the first time on Friday October 19th, at the amazing SWG3 Venue.Book now
October 19 @ 11:00 pm
After 2 previous kicking parties in July and September, NE sounds return downstairs in World HQ. Join DJ’s Nath Adams, Ryan Nagel, Calvin Murta, Laff & Py & Heavy weight Tech House producers/DJ’s Port Manteau for a Euphoric night of House/Disco/Club Classics/Techno & Trance.Book now
October 20 @ 11:00 pm
It's the start of the new term and we're back with a BANGER! Dilate returns to our home of WHQ alongside the highly demanded FRICTION & Linguistics for his long awaited album launch.Book now
October 25 @ 11:00 pm
PRVRT MONK (Calvin Murta) will be making his Ricta debut. After dropping the track Real Luv as part of our first compilation EP earlier this year, we can't wait to see what he has in store for us at World Headquarters.
October 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Ooh Hello...! GDC are back in the Toon for Lively Ups 7th Birthday & we all know what that means...!!Book now
October 27 @ 11:00 pm
At WHQ we love Halloween - This is because we are so spooky... Our Halloween culture & traditions are tight, our dos are legendary & always sell out. As always, this year the Saturday before Halloween we are partying hard & running our hilarious costume competition - trust us, this is insane x.Book now
October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
A 14 strong team of our top London session musician chums are doing this special Wylam Halloween show for us, with full string & brass sections. They are absolutely at the top of their game & so well connected, that they have even got their mitts on the actual trumpet Mike used to record the Thriller album, to use for this gig..! How spooky is that..!!Book now
November 2 @ 11:00 pm
Dirty Dike is with out a doubt one of the biggest names in UK hiphop. From his first album Boogie & Alcohol he has stormed the UK Hiphop scene in style and remains one of the biggest names in the game even nearly 8 years later.
November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Ladies Night Out of a Lifetime…The Hits of Beyoncé & Destiny’s Child @The Queens Hall, Edinburgh
After multiple, outstanding, sell out shows in both London & Newcastle, the ultimate, 'Ladies Night Out of a Lifetime' hits Edinburgh for the first time this November, at the very aptly named Queen’s Hall.Book now
November 10 @ 11:00 pm
So Fetch is happening, playing all your favourite hits from the 00s. Think Britney Spears to Avril Lavigne. McFly to Usher. Rihanna to Gwen Stefani. Justin Timberlake to Busted. Beyonce to Amy Winehouse.
So whether you were a skater boi, or spent the decade hanging out under your umberella-Ella-Ella-eh, you can expect to hear your faves on the night!
November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Now at long last, the sensational 'London African Gospel Choir' are returning to Newcastle for this special Friday night November date. Click to see the little one minute trailer movie & see for yourself why - THIS PERFORMANCE IS ALREADY SOLD OUT. Tickets are still avaiable for the show on Saturday, the day after.
November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The London African Gospel Choir perform : Paul Simon’s Graceland, live @ Wylam Brewery : Added date..!!
2ND DATE ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND...!! SATURDAY NOV 17TH..!!
With the initial Friday 16th date we announced now almost sold out, luckily, we've been able to secure a 2nd date, the day after, on Saturday November 17th.
November 17 @ 11:00 pm
Strictly Reggaeton music all night with music from Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Maluma, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Shakira, Piso 21, Nicky Jam, Don Omar and more..!Book now
November 23 @ 11:00 pm
Noyse are back again inside WHQ with an absolute killer of a line up. With 2 floors of music, massive headliners and support from Dj's all over the North. Bassboy is dominating the Bassline scene right now, with his recent single "La La La" absolutely blowing people away. His energy and passion for the music can be clearly seen in all his sets, and there is no doubt he will bring it to WHQ to blow you all away!
December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Hits of Beyonce & Destiny’s Child – ‘The Girls Xmas Night Out of a Lifetime..!!’ (& boys are welcome too!)
**THE GREATEST XMAS GIRLS NIGHT OUT OF ALL TIME..!!** Just in time for your Girlie Xmas get together, it's returning, by popular demand, to the beautiful Wylam Brewery in Exhibition Park.Book now
December 14 @ 7:00 pm
These guys are the real deal & regularly pack out @ Camden’s famous ‘Blues Kitchen’. Whether you are a lifelong Jimi fan, or if you just love to see electrifying live music, played by musicians of a standard so unbelievably high, you rarely get see them live & up close – this utterly jaw-dropping, mind-blowing show - is the show to be at...
December 14 @ 11:00 pm
It's been a crazy year here at Reasons To Be Cheerful with guest appearance from the likes of Moodymann, Hunee, Larry Heard, Floating Points, Ben UFO, Daphni, Jayda G & loads more, so it seems fitting we close out the year with one of the most talented & in demand DJ's around, Mr. Danilo Plessow a.k.a Motor City Drum Ensemble.Book now
December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
100% Soul Christmas Special : WHQ & Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir, Live @ Bonded Warehouse Sunderland
Tommy & the Choir take their (Great Exhibition of the North, sold out Sage Gateshead) Soul Revue over to see our cool chums in Sunderland for a special, live Xmas cracker... xBook now
December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
FLEETWOOD MAC’S ‘RUMOURS’ XMAS SPECIAL, WITH THE TRANSATLANTIC ENSEMBLE @ Bonded Warehouse Sunderland
The Transatlantic's hit Sunderland's intimate 'Bonded Warehouse,' for the first time ever for this special Xmas show. Ask anyone - believe what you hear & be sure to fetch your singing voice... xBook now
December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Having brought the house down with their Fringe Festival Summerhall show, the outstanding 'Transatlantic Ensemble' return to Edinburgh, by popular demand, for a Xmas special on Thursday December 20th, to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic 'Rumours' album in its entirety. This is the Xmas night out you & your chums need in your life... xBook now
December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Guess what..? The days of predictably rubbish work's Xmas night's out are long, long gone...
On Friday December 21st, the outstanding 'Transatlantic Ensemble,' a group of internationally renowned session musicians, return for Xmas, to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic 'Rumours' album, live at the beautiful Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts, in Exhibition Park. There are now under 100 tickets left for this Friday performance.
December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
FLEETWOOD MAC’S ‘RUMOURS’ XMAS SPECIAL WITH THE TRANSATLANTIC ENSEMBLE @ WYLAM BREWERY – Extra date..!!
*** 2ND DATE ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND..!!*** With Friday 21st already flying out, a second Rumours Xmas show has now been added the day after @ Wylam Brewery, on Saturday December 22nd.Book now
December 28 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 am
WHQ resident Dj Tommy, is off the see our chums in Sunderland @ Bonded Warehouse, for a night of musical excellence & dancing, for a special DJ show inbetween Xmas & New Year.Book now