Santa Claus has left the building, and now it's time to grab your best sparkly outfits from the wardrobe and get ready for New Year’s Eve.

And what better place to drink champagne and dance on the table than south east London?

From gala balls to Peckham raves, south east London is crammed with fun-filled extravaganzas perfect for all partygo-ers.

Here are some great picks for those of you who are wanting to get down on the dance floor in south east London this New Year.

New Year's at the Skylight Bar in Peckham

The Skylight bar is hosting a unique event all day long, with celebrations kicking off with bottomless brunches, starting as early as 10am.

The bar also offers carefully designed evening packages that is said to “suit all plans” including early dinners, late dinners and even a late night party.

Priced at £49 per head, the late night party starts at 10.30pm and includes a glass of champagne on arrival and a fabulous party with DJs playing until 3am.

Angels and Demons New Year's Eve party at The Old School Yard on London Bridge

Whether you’re an innocent angel or a devilish demon, this New Year's party is inclusive to all.

The Old School Yard is hosting a one-of-a-kind spooky night stacked with happy hour cocktails, funky music from the 80s and 90s and a private karaoke room.

Tickets are available now or can be bought on the door for £25.

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New Year’s Eve Gala Ball at the Rivoli Ballroom in Crofton Park

If there is one thing that movies have taught us, it’s that the Rivoli Ballroom love to host a good party - as seen in a host of movies and TV series including Killing Eve and even Ted Lasso. 

And what better opportunity to have one than on New Year’s Eve in one of the oldest ballrooms south of the river.

Both adults and children over the age of six are invited to this exciting event and will have the chance to jive, boogie and sway to upbeat pop tracks and party classics.

The dress code is smart and the party will be running from 8pm until 1.30am on the last day of 2022.

Culture: So South at the Prince of Peckham

This three-floor party is not to be missed – with guests encouraged to dress as their favourite south Londoner and dance all night long.

From Stormzy to David Bowie, south London is home to the most iconic and legendary celebrities (which means there should be no excuse to not dress up).

Prices start from just £15 per person, with the event running from 9pm until 4am on New Year’s Day.

New Year's Eve - Gettin LITTY! at the Hatch Club in Lewisham

From 9pm until 4am, The Hatch Club is hosting a huge soiree with British DJ and presenter, Tim Westwood.

Partygoers are required to wear fresh, elegant, and glamorous outfits – which means no sportswear, tracksuits and definitely no sliders.

A free glass of prosecco will be available to those who arrive before 10pm and guests can even book V.I.P booths – if you’re feeling extra boujee.

Tickets are currently priced at £15 but will bump up to £20 in their third release.

New Year’s Eve House Party at the Toca Social in the O2 in Greenwich

This spin-off house party event has been dubbed the “ultimate” party to welcome in 2023.

The event takes place at Toca Social in the O2, with three areas opened with DJs playing the best of RnB, commercial, Afrobeat’s, hip hop, couse, and club classics.

The night is promised to have a – spoiler alert – massive countdown celebration with confetti drop.

Tickets range from £15 to £85 and are available at now.