Claire is a freelance journalist living, loving and havin' it large in hectic London town. As well as editing the Core website and doing all manner of important editor business on the printed publication, she also writes for numerous dance music publications and reviews clubs and restaurants for London guide, Fluid. When she's not beavering away on the mag or telling people off for bad spelling and punctuation, Claire likes travelling, long walks and throwing some serious shapes on the dancefloor.
When: Sunday 26 December 2010, 9.30pm – 4.30am
Where: The Arches, Glasgow
Music styles: trance, house, techno
Featured artists: Sander Van Doorn, Menno de Jong, Mauro Picotto, Umek, Fergie, Dave Spoon & D Ramirez
When: Saturday 1 January 2010, 6pm – 6am
Where: Gatecrasher, Birmingham
Music styles: hard house, hard trance, hardcore, hardstyle, bounce, filth, electro, funky
Featured artists: Lisa Pin Up, Andy Whitby, Dougal, Brisk, Ultrabeat
When: Sunday 26 December 2010, 10pm – 6am
Where: Nation, Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool, L1 4JJ
Music styles: disco, trance, electro house
Featured artists: Calvin Harris, (DJ set), Eddie Halliwell, Afrojack, Gareth Emery, John Dahlback, Kim Fai, Andy Mac
When: Friday 31 December 2010
Where: The Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, 29 Great Suffolk Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0NS
Music styles: old skool club classics, drum and bass, jungle, liquid, electro breaks, hardcore
Featured artists: Randall b2b Mickey Finn, Ratpack, Kenny Ken, Trix, MC Five O, MC MC, Loose Cannons, (Kiss FM), Jason Cadden, (Kiss FM), Hazard, Bryan Gee, IC2, Funsta, Ruffstuff
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