London venue KOKO will reopen in spring 2022 following a huge £70million restoration and redevelopment project.
Reports of people being spiked using needles in UK clubs have sparked a police investigation and calls for tighter entrance checks by door staff.
The first incidents are believed to have taken place in Scotland on 9th October. A woman at Edinburgh's Liquid Room was injected with an unconfirmed substance. On the same weekend, another woman was spiked, with a needle used to administer a drug, inside Stirling's Tingle Bar.
Nightclubs in Northern Ireland will reopen on 31st October, following an Executive meeting on Thursday 7th October.
Music venues in the country have been shuttered for well over 18 months, having locked down in March 2020. This means partygoers in cities such as Belfast and Derry will enjoy their first nightclub experience on Halloween, traditionally one of Northern Ireland's biggest dates for dance music.
Vaccine passports proposed for Scottish nightclubs have been delayed for 17 days after the country's nightlife industry body launched a legal challenge to the scheme, which was intended to begin on Friday 1st October 2021. Venue owners and other industry professionals also joined the backlash.
Hyperdub is celebrating its Ø events with the launch of a new book, 'Zero', which is the first to come from the label's new publishing imprint, Flatlines Press, and is set for release on 12th October.
Vaccine passports for English nightclubs could be reimplemented with just one week's notice, according to the latest government guidance.
A Scottish nightclub is trialling a new technology that harnesses the heat generated from those on the dancefloor to help power the venue, in turn reducing emissions.
SWG3 in Glasgow is reportedly the first venue in the world to test the BODYHEAT system. The initiative is being rolled out as part of the UN-backed COP26 climate conference, which begins in the city on 31st October.
Secondary ticketing websites could be closed down in the UK under new proposals designed to stop "unscrupulous" ticket touts.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has put forward new legislation that would effectively ban online secondhand ticket marketplaces from being accessed in Britain unless they are granted new types of licenses to operate. Sites such as Viagogo and StubHub could then be taken down if they are found to break consumer protraction laws.
Noisia will play their final show at Printworks London on 10th December 2021.
The date will be the last time the drum & bass trio hit the UK capital and forms part of a wider farewell tour that had been planned for 2020, but was then largely delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.