Upcoming 1980s Themed Events and Parties

If you want to party like it's the 1980s, then you've landed in the right place. Here you willl discover all of the latest 80s themed events, concerts and parties taking place in the UK. So grab your leg warmers and pixie boots and take a gander at this lot!
Would you like your event to feature here? You can use the contact form on our About Us page. Just send us the details (with the necessary links and main flyer) and we'll do the rest!
The Human League, Dreamland, Margate July 2023 Poster

The Human League - Live Open Air Concert at Dreamland, Margate

Friday 21st July 2023

Best known for their 1981 No.1 hit "Don't You Want Me", The Human League continue to perform almost 41 years later, with their original line-up of Joanne Catherall, Phil Oakey and Susan Ann Tulley.
Featuring a backdrop of retro amusements and vintage rides, you won't want to miss the synthpop band playing at the UK's coolest music venue, Dreamland, Margate, from 9.15pm, with their special guest, Marc Almond performing from 7.45pm.
Gates open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm.
Tickets: £35 General Admission Standing, VIP Tickets £55 + booking fee.
Lets Rock The retro Festival 2023 Logo

Let's Rock 2023- The Retro Festival

May to August 2023

Back for another year with a star-studded line-up, the 2023 festivals are taking place in 11 locations across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern ireland.

Acts include Soft Cell, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley, Go West, Kim Wilde, Wet Wet Wet, Nik Kershaw, The Boomtown Rats, T'Pau, Hue and Cry, China Crisis, Heaven 17, Five Star, Soul II Soul, Sinitta, Neville Staple, The Farm.

Let's Rock Wales, Bute park, 27th May

Let's Rock The Northeast, Albert Park, 10th June

Let's Rock Leeds, Temple Newsham, 17th June

Let's Rock Scotland, Dalkeith Country Park, 24th June

Let's Rock Exeter, Powderham Castle, July 1st

Let's Rock Southampton, The Common, 8th July

Let's Rock Shrewsbury, The Quarry, 15th July

Let's Rock Northern Ireland, Ward Park, Bangor, 5th Aug

Liverpool and Norwich to be confirmed.

Further details and map on the official Lets Rock website

Martin Kemp's Back to the 80's Christmas Party - Dreamland, Margate

Friday 9th December 2022

Actor and Spandau Ballet bassist, Martin Kemp, is at the decks for this special festive edition of his spectacular DJ party. He'll be playing all of the biggest hits from the 80s, during an evening of eurphoric sing-a-longs and non-stop bangers!

The event is taking place in the Hall By The Sea indoor venue at Dreamland, Margate on Friday 9th Dec 2022, from 8pm to midnight. You must be over 18 to attend and ID is required.

Gary Davies BBC Radio 2 Sounds of the 80s promo

Sounds of the 1980s - Live in Stoke

Saturday 3rd December 2022

Hosted by the legendary DJ, Ooh! Gary Davies, Sound's of the 80s will be broadcasting live from The Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent to celebrate an iconic decade of music.
The extravaganza is taking place on Saturday 3rd December 2022. Gary will be joined by actress and Altered Images singer Clare Grogan and ex-Frankie Goes To Hollywood frontman Holly Johnson. Kicking off at 8pm, the glittering event promises to be an unforgettable celebration, and is preceded by a DJ set by Johnny Kalifornia at 7.15pm.

Ticket prices are £25, £30 and £35 (+ booking fees) and you must be over 18.

Doors open at 6.30pm, and you can buy tickets on the ATG website.