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KENS EVENT'S NEW YEARS EVE PARTY with DJ at SMOLLENSKY'S-FR­EE Entry before 10pm.

  • Dec 31, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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JOIN US AT SMOLLENSKYS FOR THE HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR NEW YEAR EVE PARTY

SMOLLENSKYS IS CLOSE TO ALL THE MIDNIGHT TRAFALGAR SQUARE FUN!!

THERE IS A GREAT VIEW OF FIREWORKS from nearby WATERLOO BRIDGE or EMBANKMENT

DJ FROM 9PM

PARTY UNTIL 3.00AM on New Year's Day.

WARNING: IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 10.00PM the Venue imposes a £20 Door Charge.

I would advise arriving before 8pm, before the venue gets too busy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEE OUT 2013 and WELCOME 2014 WITH A BANG!!






For those who want a sit down meal in the restaurant (which is entirely optional) there is a special New Year's Eve 3 course menu (£40). You must book a table for this in advance, with the restaurant separately

 

 

 

Obviously with a DJ there will be loud music to help you get into the Party mood from 9.00pm.

Smollensky’s is one of the great names in grill restaurants and has been at the forefront of the London bar & restaurant scene for over 20 years. Smollensky’s Bar & Grill continues to operate with the same values that Smollensky’s flagship restaurant, Smollensky’s on the Strand, began with back in 1986; namely fantastic food, superb service & great value for money. The flagship site on The Strand is one of London’s favourite bar & restaurant destinations, perfect for all occasions.

 

Members can bring guests but there is a £2 fee for each guest attending payable on the evening.

 

 

 

 

 











Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner

The nearest tube stations are Temple, Charing Cross, and Covent Garden.

 When you arrive at the venue look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign pictured below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events

 

 

and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

 

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Ken for organising a great party. Having seen one or two comments about the fact people have to pay for membership- and had someone waving a printout in my face and complaining about it (I organised a table for the meal so maybe they thought I was somehow administating membership) - I would say, there are plenty of less successful free groups on here where the owner charges nothing- and puts in less enthusiasm, less effort, less friendliness, less events. The admin and efforts Ken puts in are not necessarily free of cost for him (going to places, making arrangements, phone calls, postage, etc.).. and where does it say this is a charity? Try doing it first.. then see if you can still argue the work should be done for nothing!

    8 · January 1, 2014

    • Arlene

      We all know, Someone's TIME is the dearest and most precious these days - for such meager membership fee - should be more! And KEN's time is not any cheaper nor anyone else's? ;) HAPPY NEW YEAR & more power to Ken & Co-Hosts who are giving their free time! Horaay! ;)) x

      7 · January 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks John- I enjoyed it too. It's also a useful experience to organise something as it made me realise how it takes some effort to make sure things go right- even for 8 people! It was a great NYE party. :) xx

      1 · January 3, 2014

  • Joan

    Standing too much for me afraid.

    January 3, 2014

  • Sophie

    A zero fault! Perfect! Happy NY Ken !! :) and thank you for organising. I saw some very happy faces on the dance floor which was just great and refreshing from the usual somber faces. That alone was enough to make my evening. All the very best to you for this year :)

    2 · January 2, 2014

  • debbie A.

    yes it was very good , music very friendly people although crowded.u allways sometimes get one weird one that hang around and decide to take my drink and other peoples.

    January 2, 2014

    • chris m.

      WHAT DO YOU EXPECT ON NEW YEARS DAY? wake up!!

      1 · January 2, 2014

    • Dave 'Top C.

      Can you make sure you get a double next time!? I don't have just single mixers!

      1 · January 2, 2014

  • Ildy

    My best friend Jo and I had a lovely time.
    Met some lovely people, one of them is a legend ( yes it is you Jackie sorry can not do the thai ).
    Thank you Ken

    1 · January 2, 2014

  • Sandra

    Good fun

    1 · January 2, 2014

  • Dave 'Top C.

    Great party Ken - thanks! And Happy New Year to everyone!

    1 · January 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent as usual!! ;0)

    1 · January 2, 2014

  • debbie A.

    hi everyone and ken ,thank you for the great events and happy new year to you.enjoyed the night right to the end. met some very nice people old and new..good music but did not hear the countdown before midnight. from the dj.

    January 2, 2014

  • Raj

    Very good

    1 · January 2, 2014

  • S

    Happy new year everyone. Ken and crew a big thank you. Hope this years brings you all joy and happiness ;@)

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • Geoff L

    A great end to a great year, Thank you Ken for your efforts for this event and throughout the year

    3 · January 1, 2014

  • Juliet F.

    Thank you ken for organzing this

    1 · January 1, 2014

  • Juliet F.

    Hi Happy new year to everyone. I had a of fun and met lots of people. Hope to see you all again

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    A great party!

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • Paul G.

    Lovely atmosphere. Great to meet everyone.

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • Jim K.

    As they say these days AWESOME!!

    3 · January 1, 2014

  • Paula

    Happy New year everyone xx

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • Raf

    Very nice!!

    2 · January 1, 2014

  • Jeremy

    What a great evening in wonderful company, think we all owe Ken a huge vote of thanks for organising such a good venue (despite the draught beer running out) and an excellent NYE. It seemed to me that everybody had a good time and by the time I left I think our group was by far the largest remaining. Ok, now time to get rid of the obligatory hangover....Happy New Year to everybody!!!!

    7 · January 1, 2014

    • Julie G

      Hi Jeremy, our group took over the dance floor so we certainly were the larget group left.

      2 · January 1, 2014

  • Julie G

    Many thanks to Ken for organising a great NYE party. I had a fantastic time, and everyone I spoke to seemed like they too were enjoying themselves. It was great to see so many of you dancing until the early hours of the morning like myself. Wishing you all a very Happy New Year.

    5 · January 1, 2014

  • Pastafarian Reverend A.

    Thanks Ken - very nice! Happy New Year everyone!

    3 · January 1, 2014

    • Paula

      Happy new year to you too

      1 · January 1, 2014

  • Shirley

    A fantastic evening ! Lots of friendly people!

    4 · January 1, 2014

  • john d.

    Had a whale of a time

    5 · January 1, 2014

  • Rupi

    Ken. I am really sorry but my friend is not feeling well and so we wiLl not be able to make it. I hope 2 other people can join the group. Was hoping we could go. Happy new year. Rupi.

    December 31, 2013

  • ★Alexander★

    I can feel it coming in the air tonight.....*who's twerking tonight*

    1 · December 31, 2013

    • Sanjay

      lol @ loveangel

      2 · December 31, 2013

    • Milady

      Aren't you supposed to be in Wembley this evening? ;)

      December 31, 2013

  • Lucas

    Unfortunately I'm in Las Palmas sipping on Delboy Pincolda special on the beeach so can't make this but dad I hope to swe you at the curry night on say. HPY to all my friends, let's hope it's good one without any tears.....

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • LeAnn

    Visit to hosp has left me unable to attend, i have emailed Ken. Unable to update 'not attending' RSVP.
    Happy New Year to all!

    December 31, 2013

  • Lee

    If you have a question about this evening, please contact the organiser or co-hosts directly. If you put a comment here, it goes to all 350 attendees. Thank you.

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Juliet F.

    Hi ALEXANDER I will be your dance partner

    December 31, 2013

    • ★Alexander★

      Must be the shades :) or the hat....or something in the air :)

      1 · December 31, 2013

    • Julie G

      My fellow co- host Alex is a popular guy. I expect to see you Alex on the dance floor later.

      1 · December 31, 2013

  • Mandy W.

    Not sure I know anyone tonight although I haven't been through the whole list of 341 people lol

    December 31, 2013

  • Lesley

    Wont make tonight so hope someone can make use of my place. Have fun :-)

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • S

    What happens, if you turn up at the front doors, dressed at a pumpkin? Do you get turned away?

    1 · December 31, 2013

    • Sam

      You might get a prize! ;)

      1 · December 31, 2013

  • Luca V.

    London to TASTE fireworks in first ever multi-sensory display: there are to be clouds of apple, cherry and strawberry mist, peach snow, plus thousands of big bubbles filled with Seville orange-flavoured smoke and 40,000 grams of edible banana confetti
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-25557204

    EDIBLE BANANA CONFETTI?!?! ⊙△⊙

    December 31, 2013

  • Juliet F.

    Hi Ken thanks for up upgrading me see you at 7.30

    2 · December 31, 2013

  • Mariano V.

    Hi all, Unfortunately I wont be able to make as I have a once in a lifetime cold. Ill have to stay at home! I have modified my RVSP accordingy. Enjoy all! Mariano

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Mariano V.

    Hi all,

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Mariano V.

    Hi all,

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Adam

    What exactly happens if you are on the waiting list and you turn up ? Get turned away ? Pay to get in ? Sent to a waiting room ???

    December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      I think you will find that Ken is hoping that nobody is going to create an awkward situation where a decision has to be taken, which could be embarrassing for the person or people involved.

      1 · December 31, 2013

  • Olga G

    Not making it finally.
    Happy New Year to everyone :)

    December 31, 2013

  • chris m.

    CONTINUE THE ENERGY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ADHD, ADHD , ADHD RULES!!!!!CONTINUE THE ENERGY-YES!!!!!!

    December 31, 2013

  • Wendy

    Hope someone gets my place:)xx see you in the NewYear!

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Pauline

    FIREWORKS yippee!

    Would anyone like to lead us to Waterloo Bridge?
    i.e. meet 10.45pm at front door and walk together at 11pm.

    http://www.london.gov.uk/get-involved/events/new-years-eve-2013

    The show
    Clock strikes 12, Big Ben’s famous 'bongs' will be relayed across the viewing areas, before the UK’s biggest annual fireworks display takes place to a specially created musical soundtrack.

    The celebrations carry on until 12:45am with a live DJ set.

    1 · December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      This venue is likely to be very busy this evening, if you do leave and want to get back in again your are going to make sure you have had your wrist stamped per Ken's previous message. However, we cannot be sure that guarantees entry on return if say you are gone for 2hrs and they sell tickets to capacity after 10pm. Hopefully all will be ok.

      December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      You will also be wise to check on the weather at that time as the forecast has just changed to rain from 11pm, unfortunately.

      December 31, 2013

  • Theniza

    Are you able to add me the waiting list if you are able to, as i cannot add myself anymore. Thanks.

    1 · December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      Sorry, all RSVPs are now closed by Ken as the organiser. There are still 96 people on the waiting list.

      December 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately I won't make it tonight as I had to go to the emergency today. I am ok, but have to rest. Sad I was waiting for this night. Have fun all of you and happy new year.

    December 31, 2013

  • Anthony

    Hi, I'm really looking forward to tonight, but have a quick question - regarding the Hollywood Glamourdress code, does this mean any of you fine gents are donning DJs and bowties for the evening? :)

    December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      Errrrr, there is no official dress code as confirmed a few days ago on another enquiry, entirely up to you what you wear.

      1 · December 31, 2013

    • Anthony

      Great, thanks. Tried to check the comments first but must have missed that. So my silver spandex suit is okay? Excellent. :)

      2 · December 31, 2013

  • Theniza

    I have been looking for the last few days, and it says RSPV closed, as your fully booked would it be ok for me to come along to smollensky's bar anyway and if there is space tonight in the room, is it ok for me to join you?? Kindly let me know as i will be on my own and am a full member. Thank-you.

    1 · December 31, 2013

    • Jeremy

      Keep an eye on the waiting list to see if you move up, there is a limit on capacity at the venue, hence the waiting list. As politely as possible Ken has to be fair about this or there is no point in a waiting list.

      1 · December 31, 2013

  • Phil

    Hi Ken... just freed up a place for somebody. Now got family joining me including 82yr old dad so Smollensky's prob not best. We'll be pubbing it somewhere. Enjoy your evening!

    December 31, 2013

  • Mike

    I might have a cold and I.do not want to bock others.

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Catherine

    Happy New Year to everyone. I am looking forward to this special event and meet a lot of happy people! A little ;) to Ken and a big thanks for organising.

    2 · December 31, 2013

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