Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 20 months ago
Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016
Last year's semi-final. © Thomas Hanses (EBU)

Pour the wine and dust off the bunting — Eurovision is back. The 2016 contest is being played out in Stockholm, with the final being broadcast on BBC One on 14 May. If you want to give the UK entry (Joe and Jake, since you asked) your support with full gusto, head to one of these Eurovision events happening around London.

Laugh Out London comedy

Laugh Out London's comedy night at The Camden Head takes on a Eurovision theme for one night only, with comedians giving their own interpretation of events on the Eurovision stage.
6 May, £5/£4, prebook, 8pm

The Water Poet

This Spitalfields stalwart hosts its annual Eurovision screening party with all things Swedish as a theme. Dress up as anything to do with Eurovision, or anything Swedish and you might be in with a chance of winning a prize. Watch the action on one of nine screens as you tuck into Swedish nosh.
14 May, free entry, just turn up, 5pm-midnight

Century, Shaftesbury Avenue

Private members' club Century on Shaftesbury Avenue hosts what claims to be London's biggest Eurovision party, beginning with a Eurovision Lip Sync Battle. After the screening of Eurovision, guests can dance the night away to Eurovision hits on the roof terrace.
14 May, £15, prebook, 6pm-3am

Thirst Bar

Head to Thirst Bar in Soho to watch the show across four screens, followed by an after party with a live DJ.
14 May, from £5, prebook, 5pm-3am

Eurovision 2015 at Phoenix Artist Club

Hackney Picturehouse

Watch the action on the big screen at Hackney Picturehouse, accompanied by a live DJ.
14 May, free, prebook, 7.30pm

Nordic Bar

Watch all the action across three screens at Nordic Bar, a Scandinavian-themed bar close to Oxford Street.
14 May, £7.90 (includes entry and first drink), prebook, from 8pm

The Phoenix Artist Club

Themed food, live performances, a quiz and a live DJ accompany the screening at The Phoenix Artists' Club on Charing Cross Road.
14 May, £12 (includes a glass of bubbly), prebook, from 7pm

Know anywhere we've missed? Let us know in the comments below.

Last Updated 25 April 2016

wendy leston

I can recommend The Retro Bar, a little, funky gay bar nr. Charing Cross. They have been screening Eurovision for years and it's always a wild night! Plus, admission is free.