The London Blitz Party is back

Tim Firmager
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For those looking for a different party scene, Bourne & Hollingsworth are hosting their Blitz party in a secret East London location. Medal-clad gentlemen and red-lipped ladies will fly back in time to an era filled with wartime revelry and 40s glamour for one of the most notorious and memorable parties in town.

Bust out those shoulder pads, hitch up those stockings, and wave your Union Jack with pride, because The Blitz Party is back with a bang on Saturday 5 March. It promises to be an unforgettable evening of patriotic splendour.

This covert den will be filled with sandbags, blackout curtains, military bunk beds, a swing dance hall and a live music stage. The venue will be the ultimate wartime air raid shelter – revealed two weeks prior to the event.

Replacing ordinary bar menus will be replica ration books, and scarce provisions will line the walls, ensuring a complete and genuine 1940s atmosphere.

Big band tunes from some of the UK’s most talented musicians will provide the perfect soundtrack throughout the evening, allowing polka dot-clad girls and uniform-donned men to show off their dance moves until the early hours.

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Bourne & Hollingsworth will be providing classic cocktails and a steady supply of bubbly throughout the night, along with retro wartime snacks. For those that fancy perfecting their dancing moves before they execute the perfect Jitterbug, a dance class will also be available from 7-8pm for an extra £5.

Blitz Party

Get out your spotted frocks, chic neckerchiefs and decadent jewels; don your fedoras with pride; and button up your uniforms.

More information

Dress code: 1940s glam, home front utility clothing and allied uniform.

Held at a secret East London bunker (TBA). The Bunker opens at 8pm. Floor shows and entertainment from 9pm-late.

Regular tickets are £25 and sold in advance by visiting The Blitz Party website ( or calling 020 7724 1617.

About Tim Firmager

Tim divides his time being a Digital Consultant in The City and as a food and travel writer across the globe. When he's not working as one of the Lifestyle Editors here at Vada, he's planning his next trip, or on the lookout for the latest food crazes or unusual foods in London's markets.