The Great British tradition of a game of bingo has been massively turned on its head in the past few years and a night is in the diary for a Tyneside club that looks like being an instant sell out. Now when you heard the word bingo a few years ago you'd be forgiven for thinking of dabbers and blue rinses, but now bingo has taken on a life of it's own that has catapulted the past-time to a whole new level. First came Bongo's Bingo, which has been packing out Boiler Shop for over two years now and then there was Bingo Revolution, which has hosted huge events like one at Newcastle Christmas Village and will soon join forces with Filthy's bar in the Bigg Market for Filthy Comedy Bingo. And now there's a wild bingo night coming up at a venue you might be surprised by. On June 14, Wardley Club will play host to Bingo Bonkaz - with cheesy music and crazy prices on the menu. A spokesperson for the club told Chronicle Live: "We're bringing the community together for a fun filled night of what … [Read more...] about Wardley Club to host Bongos Bingo-style night and it sounds wild!
A popular, alternative bingo night has announced two extra dates in Hull. Tickets for the first Bongo’s Bingo, happening next month, were snapped up as soon as they were released, and organisers have revealed details of two extra dates in March. A spokesman for the alternative club night said: “Since its debut in late summer last year, Hull has been inspired by a series of crazy events which have had queues right around the block. “At its heart, it’s all about playing bingo as part of an immersive social experience, with the traditional UK pastime wildly reinvented." A typical Bongo Bingo night sees dancing on tables, on-stage dance-offs and amazing prizes - like mobility scooters and big cash prizes. Music is equally eclectic, from 80s power ballads to 90s pop classics, Guns and Roses rock to rave and trance. The two shows announced will be taking place at the Hull University Union on March 1 and 15, with tickets on sale now. For further information visit the … [Read more...] about Bongo’s Bingo announces two extra dates for crazy nights in Hull
In news that will send Bongo's Bingo fans into full house meltdown, the big night out has announced its first dates for 2019 - and Newcastle has a whopping 10 events to come between January and the start of February alone. Of these, three feature hip hop favourites Blazin’ Squad who promise to bring a whole new dimension to the Bongo's Bingo experience. The company that brings the bonkers to bingo, with a concept that adds big entertainment, themes and quirky prizes to what used to be just a granny's favourite kind of game, has unveiled its new city dates for anyone keen to buy someone an unusual Christmas gift or have look something to look forward to in the New Year. And to that end it will be releasing tickets for sale this coming Monday, November 12. The opening Bongo’s Bingo shows to start the year will take place on January 11 and 12; thenon January 18 and 19 followed by January 24-26. The special Bongo's Bingo events featuring Blazin’ Squad - who at their peak … [Read more...] about Bongo’s Bingo announces 2019 dates
Bongo’s Bingo has announced this year’s Christmas event will be a Grease-inspired pantomime with a special celebrity guest. This festive season, Jonny Bongo and the team will throw a musical-themed extravaganza in the Camp and Furnace with special guest Nadine Coyle from Girls Aloud. Each panto show will feature a series of songs and dances through the evening, including Grease sing-a-longs and Girls Aloud classics performed by Nadine. There will of course be some festive prizes and fancy dress is very much encouraged for all the T-Birds and Pink Ladies out there. The venue will be fully transformed and will feature iconic locations from the film including a diner and garage. Most importantly, the Christmas pantos will include familiar elements of Bongo’s Bingo with a little sprinkling of magic dust added to mark the occasion. Read More What's On There are a number of dates on offer from November 27 to December 29. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, August 31 … [Read more...] about Bongo’s Bingo reveal new Christmas panto with celebrity guest
The temperature was turned up for Bongo's Bingo last weekend with a series of Tropical themed shows but there'll be a chill in the air in October as the epic night out hosts its Halloween special. We say this every time so we'll get our broken record apology out the way now but if you STILL haven't had a night at Bongo's you NEED to! Most people when they think of bingo, think of dabbers, brightly coloured carpets and a few blue rinses but Bongo's Bingo have blown the popular British past time out of the water with a mental mashup of bingo, glowsticks, bonkers music and even more bonkers prizes, including everything from cardboard cuts of Connor McGregor to a mobility scooter! It's still not quite two years since Bongo's had its first show at its Newcastle home of Boiler Shop but it's got an absolutely huge following on Tyneside, so much so that every time no dates are announced they sell out within minutes of going on sale. If you've been unlucky trying to get your hands on tickets … [Read more...] about Bongo’s Bingo announces NINE new dates including Halloween special