STUCK for ideas on how to see 2012 in in style?

You can make it a night to remember with parties, entertainments and shenanigans across the South.

Here’s our guide to some of Hampshire’s New Year highlights...

The Bedford Place Ticket… ONE ticket gives you unlimited admission to five Bedford Place venues – Orange Rooms, Junk, Pop, Rhino and Aura.

There will be a programme of intriguing, weird and wonderful entertainment on the circus theme throughout the night and over 30 artists to keep the musical acrobatics on fire.

Enjoy Laura Jones (Vision Quest), Gavin Herlihy (Cocoon) and Basement Jaxx vocalists, as well as Ridney (Defected), Gary Bennetton (High Tide), Nick Bright (BBC 1Xtra) and many more.

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Turtle Bay… See in 2012 in Caribbean style.

Enjoy a DJ spinning Caribbean, Dancehall, basement and urban tunes, two for the price of one cocktails and a special four course New Year’s Eve menu for restaurant guests.


The Rockstone… Southampton’s newest venue is laying on a black tie New Year’s Eve party.

Enjoy a glass of fizz, special recipe Mulled Wine Cider and an extensive buffet as part of the £10 ticket price.


Reflex… BE ready with your masks for the Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball.

Organisers are asking party-goers to dress to impress at the event, in connection with new social networking experience ClubHub.

The Shooting Star… DJ Hammy takes to the decks for the biggest night of the year.

Expect more than six hours of partying into 2012 with all your requests and sets from Matt and Aggro Culture Soundsystem.

90 Degrees/ Penthouse 90/ La Margherita… DJ EZ (Kiss 100 and Pure Garage) tops the bill with sets from Ryan B, Party Boi Stafford and more at 90.

Enjoy free goodies on the night and Champagne Reception followed by the after party at La Margherita until sunrise.


At Plain and Fancy, Winchester… DISCO divas get your groove on at the disco themed New Year bash.

The night features Beat Clever with disco tunes from the 70s to the current day.

Fancy dress is optional with prizes for the best dressed and free Champagne at midnight.

At Oceana… GLITZ, glamour and red carpet.

Oceana are going shiny for the most glamorous night of the year with the Glitter Ball.


At Café Parfait… ROLL up, roll up. It’s Le Cirque Musical.

Human fire breathers, contortionists, magicians, stilt walkers, jugglers and pyrotechnics.

Plus five DJs across three floors.

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At The Brook… TIME to dance the night away with the band who make every gig a party night!

Eight piece soul band Rufus Stone return for their annual New Year shindig.

The music is authentic soul with selections from The Blues Brothers and The Commitments, but the bulk of the set comes from the soul greats such as Otis Redding, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Joe Tex and many others.


At The Cellar… THE Black Kat Boppers and a host of top DJs will provide dance floor filling tunes at the tenth New Year’s Eve bash.

Do you remember being ten years old?

Come dressed as your favourite childhood hero!


At Lime Bar… IT’S time to rave! Go back to the 90s with three DJs, New Year’s Eve cocktails and a Champagne Reception.