Bongo's Bingo Newcastle Launch

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02 December 2016


£5 (includes book and pen)

Bongo’s Bingo – the rather chaotic and ironic version of the normally sedate game played across the country – is making its debut in Newcastle.

There is nothing quite like Bongo’s Bingo, one of the most fun, funniest and bonkers ways to spend an evening, which is spreading across the UK to now include the north too, along with regular parties taking place in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Glasgow, with a rather chaotic reimagining of the traditional Xmas panto too.

Featuring big cash prizes from actual real cars to Henry Hoovers, “$hit” prizes, rave intervals, specials guests including David Hasselhoff, the Vengaboys and S Club 7 and dance-offs hosted by the mercurial master of ceremonies, Jonny Bongo, a decidedly sedate British pastime has now been given a vibrantly new lease of life, and created what is fast becoming one of the UK’s counter-cultured success stories. Jonny is a truly larger than life character, holding court over proceedings and conducting the action with verve and aplomb. He very proudly holds the World Record for the biggest ever pub quiz, and gleefully presides over each evening of chaos which is now launching in Newcastle. The quite simply evening has to be seen to be believed.

Organiser Joshua Burke explains: “We are bringing the party to the north and can’t wait to be let loose on the city! Liverpool and Manchester have been going insane, with sold out shows every week, and we have taken the concept to Leeds for the last 12 months too, with new launches in Birmingham and Glasgow too. The popularity is no doubt thanks to our amazing host Jonny Bongo who works the room into a complete frenzy, with our little legend Sweaty Betty aiding him. Bongo’s Bingo appeals to a huge variety of people who all absolutely love it, it’s right across the board in terms of who comes. It’s a crazy and unique atmosphere and has turned into a bit of a phenomenon really!”

Bongo’s Bingo returns to Newcastle in January 2017.

Expect rave intervals, piñatas, dance offs and general drunken hijinks

Boiler House
20 South Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

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