If you don’t know where to go in London to celebrate the highly anticipated Mardi Gras, we got you covered. This is your chance to make excuses for a week and to life just the way you want it to be, free from constraints and stress. Lay the things that cause you stress, and grove to the music. Mardi Gras is celebrated with 3 C: Cocktails, Camouflage and Costumes. Let your self become tipsy and be anyone you want to portray.
Art Macabre’s Mardi Gras
Artists of different fields love to go here. Creativity juices continue to flow as you draw strange models. They encourage participants to go outside the box and feel free to draw whatever their interpretation of the subject. If you love Edgar Allen Poe’s Goth Tale, The Masque of the Red Death, then you are in the right place.
Vault Festival (Arch 233, Leake Street, London, SE1 7NN, UK)
The Vault takes you to the essence of the festival. It takes you to London’s Waterloo station, to see a tunnel full of graffiti to satisfy your eyes with art. The idea of vault festival is not about a single show but for the series of surprises and parades. The vault offers you with more than 100 productions all happening in an hour.
The energy never runs out in this magical place. SushiSamba operates 24/7 with a huge dance floor for samba dancers and batucada drummers. You can dance in the beat and get lost in the wild crowd of people dancing. They have great food and drinks, too.
Nola (6-68 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3AY, UK)
The have the biggest Mardi Gras celebrations in the UK. If you are into carnivals and parades, you should be here. You’ll be intoxicated with cocktails and costumes of the attendees. You can wear something outrageous because in this place, you can be crazy as you can be.