Uber in London – Revisited

A little over this time last year - after the initial decision by TfL not to renew Uber's licence in London - there was a lot of people predicting the end of Uber. Lots of stories about drivers now looking for work (endless abandoned Toyota Prius's!), many people saying it's the Authorities taking a stand … Continue reading Uber in London – Revisited

The Funniest/Worst/Infamous Nightclub Promo Videos of All Time

One of my friends is currently in the process of opening up his own Bar and is considering filming a promo-video of some kind for it - to which I reminded him that you don't want to make it like the infamous 'Bounce by the Ounce' video that came out a few years ago. On … Continue reading The Funniest/Worst/Infamous Nightclub Promo Videos of All Time

The Importance of the Agent of Change Principle for UK’s Nightlife

Some bit of news that might have been lost in the shuffle recently, but it seems that the Agent of Change principle is something that is going to included into UK Planning Laws moving forward, which is great for the London Nightlife scene. Essentially, the Agent of Change principle means that the responsibility/onus of any … Continue reading The Importance of the Agent of Change Principle for UK’s Nightlife

Opinion – Why The ‘696 Form’ Wasn’t Working & Scrapping It Was A Good Idea

Last week, London's Mayor Sadiq Khan and the Night Czar Amy Lame had announced that the controversial Met Police Form 696 had been scrapped:- https://twitter.com/nightczar/status/928992027999653888 Form 696 was a risk-assessment Form that a Venue and a Promoter of an Event would have had to fill out, but only if the event featured ‘a MC or … Continue reading Opinion – Why The ‘696 Form’ Wasn’t Working & Scrapping It Was A Good Idea

The End of Uber in London… for now?

Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting bits of news that came out last week was Transport for London's decision to not renew Uber's licence in London. Even when it was announced last Friday, as of today friends of mine are still talking about it and the impact it will have. Personally, I've only used Uber … Continue reading The End of Uber in London… for now?

Tips for helping to get into London’s Nighttime Venues

Anyone who's seen the scene from The Inbetweeners sitcom with the main characters hopelessly trying to get into a Nightclub in London (as well as one of the characters then borrowing 'shoes' from a homeless man nearby) is tongue-in-cheek to the harsh reality of how most venues are - long queues, door entry charges, strict … Continue reading Tips for helping to get into London’s Nighttime Venues

Why London Is One of the Best Places for Nightlife [Opinion]

I've got a number of friends who have moved away from London, and, when they come back every now and then, when trying to convince them to go out - whether it's for something to eat, drink, or in a Bar to catch-up - they all have similar reasons as to why they're against it: … Continue reading Why London Is One of the Best Places for Nightlife [Opinion]