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September 2018

September 21 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Ricta Disco : Harrison BDP

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.

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September 22 @ 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.

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.

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September 24 @ 10:00 pm

The Freshers’ House Party – Newcastle

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…

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September 25 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Motherfunkers : Freshers Carnival

Manchester's favourite funk night is making its way to Newcastle!!

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September 26 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors SoulJam – Dance to the Music – Newcastle Freshers Part 2

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.

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September 27 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs 80s Vice City presents : Fleetwood Mac Night (Newcastle)

Following it's success in Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield, London & Manchester, 80s Vice City bring their Fleetwood Mac edition to WHQ for their Newcastle debut.

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September 28 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Motion Sickness presents : Rockwell & DLR plus guests

Yet more D&B madness from the Motion Sickness crew...

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September 28 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Pirate Material x Sammy Virji: Like a Virjin Newcastle (UK Tour)

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

Upstairs The World HQ Uplifting Groove

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 2018

October 1 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Obsidian // Ryze // Quite Frankly

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!

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October 1 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs FUNKYTOWN : ‘The First Funking Ceremony’

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

Back To The Nineties – Welcome back

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

Downstairs Mungos Hi-Fi Full Soundsystem Live at WHQ

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..!

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October 5 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Reasons To Be Cheerful presents : Donna Leake & RTBC Soundsystem

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

Downstairs Exhale Newcastle: Freshers Feel the Vibe

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.

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October 8 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors FUNKYTOWN : the second coming…

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

Two Floors Clotted Cream Newcastle: The Disco & Ice Cream Party

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!

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October 11 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs MOVE with Ian DPM

Move are bringing the founder of Definite Party Material and co-owner of Scuffed Recordings, Ian DPM. Expect a mix of jazz, disco, house and beyond in what promises to be a raucous musical journey.

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October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Toots & the Maytals – World Tour 2018 Live @ Boiler Shop

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...

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October 13 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Saved By The 90’s – Newcastle

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

Downstairs Wonky Sessions Presents: Residents & Friends 001

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.

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October 18 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Reasons To Be Cheerful : 3rd Birthday – Theo Parrish (6 Hour Set)

A once in a lifetime evening with a true Master Selector.... x

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October 19 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

The Ladies Night Out of a Lifetime…The Hits of Beyoncé & Destiny’s Child @ SWG3 TV Studio, Glasgow

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.

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October 19 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs NE Sounds : 19/10/18 – More classics, more Anthems

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.

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October 20 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Dilate : Friction Album Tour w/ Linguistics

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.

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October 25 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Ricta Disco // PRVRT MONK // 25.10.18

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 25 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Quest 808 1st Birthday: Willow & Carista

Quest 808 announce thier first birthday party. On October 25th bringing you the outstanding Willow & Carista..!! Click for full details x.

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October 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Lively Up 7th Birthday Celebrations presents : Gentleman’s Dub Club UK Tour, live @ Boilershop

Ooh Hello...! GDC are back in the Toon for Lively Ups 7th Birthday & we all know what that means...!!

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October 27 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs The Legendary WHQ Halloween Saturday night Spookathon

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.

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October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Hits of Michael Jackson : Halloween at Wylam Brewery

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..!!

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November 2018

November 2 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Dirty Dike & Dj Sammy B-Side at WHQ

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.

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November 9 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs ‘Make Emo Great Again’ – Throwback Events Newcastle

Join us as we take you back in time, to the days when things were just plain simple and miserable...

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November 10 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs So Fetch – 2000’s Party (Newcastle)

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!

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November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The London African Gospel Choir perform : Paul Simon’s Graceland, live @ Wylam Brewery

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..!!

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.

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November 17 @ 11:00 pm

Downstairs Saved By The 90’s – Newcastle

London's biggest 90's night lands to Newcastle..!

November 17 @ 11:00 pm

Upstairs Reggaeton Party (Newcastle) November 2018

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..!

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November 23 @ 11:00 pm

Two Floors Noyse Presents: Bassboy, Kanine b2b Tsuki & support

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 2018

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.

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December 14 @ 7:00 pm

‘The Hits of Jimi Hendrix’ – live with The Luke Bowman Trio @ Bonded Warehouse, Sunderland

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

Upstairs Reasons To Be Cheerful with : Motor City Drum Ensemble (3 Hour Set)

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.

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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... x

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December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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... x

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December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ with The Transatlantic Ensemble, live @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

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... x

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December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Xmas Special with the Transatlantic Ensemble @ Wylam Brewery

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.

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December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


*** 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.

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December 28 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 am

The World HQ Uplifting Groove : visits Bonded Warehouse in Sunderland

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.

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