Yes that’s me in Ministry of Sound sipping on an alcholic beverage while my daughter takes in the array of visual and audio stimulants around us. I have loads of memories of Ministry, I had my 19th bday party there (many moons ago lol). It’s also where I first heard Masterstepz drop ‘Melody’ and Memphis Bleek host a Jay-Z concert after party.
So when I heard about Rave a Roo, a family friendly day party at the very same club, there was no way I was going to miss it. On Saturday 18th February my wife, daughter and I headed down to Rave a Roo’s first bday party. We arrived just after the 4.30pm start time and it was pretty surreal walking through the entrance of the historic venue. Instead of being searched like you would expect in a club, we were shown to the push chair parking area and handed a glow stick! As we entered the venue and into the bar area we immediately felt the good vibes with the DJ playing funk and club classics. What’s really great about the event is that there are different areas and activities. The bar area had messy play where the kids play with plasticine and arts and crafts and the ‘baby box’ room features a soft play setup for the smaller babies and toddlers.
— MFFonline (@MFFonline_) February 18, 2017
Although we had a great time, the only thing I would say could improve the event is for it to be a little bit longer. We enjoyed it so much that 2 hours wasn’t quite long enough and I would have appreciated another 30mins or so of tunes! That being said, the fact that it is only 2 hours long forces you to make the most of it and creates a good party atmosphere for the time you are in there.
If you’re looking for a unique day out with other cool families, I thoroughly recommend heading out to Rave a Roo. The next event at Ministry is on Saturday 4th March and they also have events at other venues throughout the year. You can find out more information and buy tickets on their website.
Written by Elliott Rae
Disclaimer: we received a free entry in exchange for a review but rest assured, all opinions are completely honest and our own 🙂