Monday, December 19, 2011

Weekend in Review - 16-18 December



So here we are again, kiddies...another weekend over.  Not many left in 2011 - time flies when you are having fun (and also when you are dancing on stage in a white outfit and afro...more on this shortly).

This is the point in my reviews when I say we did the usual Bar Soho and Madame Lala's London Revue stuff on Friday to start the weekend off.  Only one problem.  We didn't!  Last week we had the Bar Soho roadshow in the park outside Comptons pub...stage, dancefloor, lighting, the whole works.  To further confuse everyone, on Friday the Bar Soho event collided with Madame Lala's campfest to form one big mashup - with music ranging from camp, cheesy pop to hard dance.  A totally bizarre experiment in musical mayhem, but hugely enjoyable - even for the elderly (like me)!

Saturday provided another unique experience as Gallery Xue provided us with a Natatorium in the water out back of Comptons.  With everyone in the water floating on their backs as a series of visual effects taking place, it proved to be something totally different to anything we have seen before and was hugely popular.



Later on Saturday, the party hordes descended on Regent's Park once more for an overdose of classic camp pop with our tribute to Boney M.  It proved to be a great success as always.


At Comptons on Sunday we had a festive knees up, as this was the last party in Comptons for 2011.


On Friday, the Bar Soho and Madame Lala's London Revue experience crashes together once more in Regent's Park with a special festive celebration featuring Demis Roussos.  Saturday sees the Christmas Proms take to the stage for a Christmas Eve that is sure to prove unforgettable (hopefully for all the right reasons!)

As this is my last Weekend in Review before Christmas, I would like to wish everyone involved in London City in any way a very Merry Christmas - whatever you are doing, wherever you are, whoever you are with spread a little joy and be open to receiving some back.

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