Celebrate New Year's Eve with Manchester's longest running club night, Funkademia!

As the city welcomes 2019, The Refuge will host their infamous New Years Eve Spectacular, alongside special guests of Manchester's longest running clubbing institution.

By Steven Pankhurst | Last updated 24 December 2018

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With sell out shows week in and week out in Manchester, its no wonder that Funkademia have grown loyal party goers within the city as they are now entering their 23rd year of running the club night. We recently caught up with the guys behind it all in our mini documentary above and got a nice glimpse into the fantastic journey it’s been on through our city.

Funkademia and other local talents are set to provide the soundtrack for the final hurrah of 2018 and long into the dawn of 2019 at The Refuge.

On NYE ‘Love is the Message’ in The Public Bar will be a full Funkademia takeover featuring residents David Dunne and Keith Griffiths, providing funk, soul and disco classics house party style from 8pm until 3am!

The countdown to 2019 will be hosted by a selection of the UK’s best loved DJ’s such as DJ Paulette, Sprechen Music Boss, Chris Massey and Julie Wills from Disco Mums and of course glitter from Cha Cha Boudoir and Carmina.

Meanwhile ‘Move Ya Body‘ down in the Basement is set for a non stop exotic discotheque with a genre jumping soundtrack courtesy of some specially selected Refuge residents and regulars.


New Years Eve at The Refuge with Funkademia

Venue: The Refuge Manchester
Date: 31st December 2018
Time: 8pm – 3am

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The Refuge, Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA
0161 233 5151