Nightmoves @ Flying Duck

Kicking about a club dressed head to toe as Willy Wonka and handing out jelly beans would get you arrested in some places, but at The Flying Duck it's considered perfectly normal behaviour.

Loading Comments
Share
Print
Willy Wonka fans flock to Flying Duck
Willy Wonka fans flock to Flying Duck

It's just one of the many things that are endearing about this hidden gem at the top of the town, where a club night isn't so much an excuse to dance as a reason to get a costume on and let your inner weirdo free.

You see, the Duck does an amazing line in indie club nights.

It is an indie club after all, so that's expected - but their themed nights are off the scale in terms of originality and effort.

In the past there have been parties centered around Spinal Tap, The Big Lebowski, Wes Anderson, Star Wars… the list could go on.

This latest outing, held last Friday was a celebration of the work of Roald Dahl, the literary genius whom we all grew up adoring.

If even the idea seems sickeningly twee, well, then you have no taste at all, because it was pretty fun.

The likes of Fantastic Mr Fox was projected onto the dancefloor, there were sweets and Dahl paraphernalia everywhere, and the tunes were so brilliantly varied I wouldn't know where to begin describing it.

There was twee indie pop, orchestral instrumentals and, later on, some heavy grooves - it was ideal.

People go nuts for this kind of thing because it allows their inhibitions to come out completely, although with dedicated superfans those inhibitions are usually pretty low.

The Duck is a sanctuary for those who see nothing wrong with dancing around dressed as the rabbit from Georgy Porgy, and I'm glad we have it here.

Arts and Entertainment

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

161753

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

Where to find the best scares this Hallowe'en... if you dare

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Gail’s Gab

Gail’s Gab

Gail Sheridan is a mother-of-one and wife to Tommy and she likes to get political with the hot topic of the week in her column Gail’s Gab.

Games news:

Sussed in the city

Michelle McManus

Special cause helped me to keep off wine

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.