UK Obama supporters election night party
Venue: The Hoop and Toy, London SW7, three-floors of television coverage.
Cost: £35 if you book by Sunday, otherwise £45. All-night buffet, first drink free, champagne toast.
Time: 9pm - 9am
Progressive Vision’s US election night party
Venue: Yates’s, Leicester Square, London WC2
Cost: £35 (American food and £10 drink voucher included)/VIP tickets £100
Time: 8pm - 4am
Details: Bipartisan party which is likely to be the biggest election night bash
in the UK.
London expat Americans group election night party
Venue: The Light (near Liverpool Street), London E1
Time: 7.45pm ’til late
Details: Another big gathering, this one’s bound to be mostly Americans.
Sun And Doves US election live!
Venue: Sun And Doves, Camberwell, London SE5
Time: 8pm til midnight (although possibly later if the crowd’s big).
Details: There’ll be election night coverage after their regular free Tuesday night film screening (which this week will be Brokeback Mountain), so it kicks off around 9.45pm. They’ll also be putting on American-themed menu.
Obama Volunteers election night party
Venue: The Flea Pit, London E2
Time: 10 pm til late
Details: Hosted by Obama volunteers at a trendy East London venue (it even has an ironic name!), there’ll be a cash bar and snacks throughout the evening. Admission free, but RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Rib Shack’s 56th US election viewing party
Venue: Chicago Rib Shack, Knightsbridge, London SW1X
Time: 8pm - 6:30am
Details: (Love the title - rather like calling it ‘the 78th Academy Awards’.) They’ll be serving a late supper (1:00am) and breakfast (6:30am).