Eventbrite’s new documentary A New Dawn: Meet The Future Of UK Nightlife is released today.
A New Dawn sets out to refute reports of the death of UK nightlife. The short 20 minute film identifies the movements that are the new driving forces behind the night-time economy and shines a light on how it's evolving. It looks at the challenges faced, and how the future generation of disruptors are ushering in a new era for nightlife.
Themes addressed include: shifting attitudes towards wellness; the impact of austerity; innovative use of spaces; the daytime event boom; politics and activism; the diversification of nightlife beyond nightclubs.
It features leading figures spanning music, food and comedy such as:
Alfresco Disco (Promoters, Bristol)
Dave Harvey (Team Love)
Ed Bartlam (Underbelly)
John Burgess (The Mighty Hoop-La / Field Day)
Jonathan Downey (Street Feast / London Union)
Kate Hutchinson (The Guardian)
London Warehouse Events
Mary Anne Hobbs (DJ, BBC 6 Music)
Nikki Gordon (Ministry of Sound)
Oliver Keens (Time Out)
Partisan Collective (Arts collective, Manchester)
Roger Sanchez (DJ)
To view the full film, click here.
By Charlie Macnamara