13 Years of Junk

Junk Opens

Junk opens its doors for the first time...

...and just in time.

We literally open with the paint still drying!

2007 Events

Junk takes over parties at WMC, Pacha, Ibiza and launches a Defected Residency...

2007 sees Junk step up its act offerings with a Defected residency as well as ventures to the infamous Miami Winter Music Conference co-hosting a packed pool party at the Clevelander and a takeover of Pacha, Ibiza.

"We need more clubs like this in the UK"

Simon Dunmore - [Defected]

2008 / 2009 Acts

Junk welcomes even bigger acts to the venue for 08/09 including...

Layo & Bushwacka, Jamie Jones, Clive Henry, Paul Woolford, Mauro Picotto, Enzo Siragusa, Dan Ghenacia and a Superfreq residency with Mr. C’s famous brand.

Summer 2009

Junk welcomes even bigger acts to the venue for 08/09 including...

Pete Tong invites Junk to co-host the backroom at his massive Wonderland party in Ibiza with a monthly residency including the massive Radio 1 weekender with Luciano, Deadmau5 and more...

2009 Re-fit

Venue expands to 700 capacity...

Junk has a complete refurbishment and re-launches with Timo Maas to a packed club.

Winter 2009 - End 2010

Cocoon, Circoloco and massive acts appear at Junk

Junk debut the likes of Cocoon and Circoloco on the South Coast and welcome Tiefschwarz, DJ. T, Dyed Soundorom, DJ W!LD and more...

"Quality Sound, Great Venue"

Circo Loco

10 Years of Moon Harbour

Junk welcome legendary Leipzig based record label with frontman and Circoloco regular Matthias Tanzmann alongside imprint regulars Luna City Express.

"One of my favourite clubs"

Matthias Tanzmann

Junk Department Launch

Junk splits with the foundation of Junk Department and showcases a night with DJ Sneak, Shonky, Tim Sheridan and more at Village Underground in the heart of Shoreditch… the after party never ended.

Zoo Project London

Junk Department showcases a Zoo Project party in London’s Hearn St. Warehouse, now Factory 7. Desolat regular Hector headlines alongside Channel Zoo regular faces Nic & Kabel, Gow, Michael James and more...

12 Hour Circoloco Boat + After Party

After the success of 2011’s first UK Circoloco Boat party Junk Department take to the seas again with the crazy Ibiza party with Luca Bacchetti, Kerri Chandler and Lee Curtiss with a massive after party in the club until the early hours.

7 Years of Junk with Seth Troxler

The larger than life DJ, co-founder of Visionquest and now owner of labels Soft Touch, Tuskegee and Play It Say It, drops bombs on our 7th birthday celebrations.

"Junk was hot but amazing, thanks!"

Seth Troxler

Watergate 10 Year Anniversary

Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, London

2500 people in a sweaty London tunnel… German tech house and techno all night... What more can you ask for in a night out?!

"Easily the best show we’ve had outside of Watergate on the 10 year tour"

Uli Wombacher

Summer Festivals 2012

Junk Department take over stages at Echo Festival in Croatia, EXIT in Serbia, Zoo Project Festival on the South Coast and co-host the after party for Eastern Electric’s huge London Festival in Greenwich.

Sankeys Ibiza Takeover

We head to the White Isle after a 2 year break

The Manchester brand invites Junk Department to take over the main room of their infamous Ibiza club...

ADE - Studio 80 with Watergate

Teaming up with Watergate for a party is always great fun but when it’s on the Saturday night at Studio 80, Amsterdam during the ADE it’s so much better!

Berlin Templehof 2012

Continuing the Anglo-German theme we co-host a room at the massive Templehof as a partner of Fly Bermuda one of the biggest events on the Berlin party calendar. Over 20,000 people in a disused air hanger… can't go wrong.

2012 Acts

2012 sees Dusky, Claude VonStroke, Eats Everything, James Zabiela, Laura Jones, Subb-an, Richy Ahmed and more at the venue.

"Wicked venue, sick DJ booth, ace crowd!"


Junk Department London Dec & NYD shows

We welcome Matthias Tanzmann, Miguel Campbell, Just Be, Luna City Express and more to East London’s The Sidings venue... New Year’s Day we take over Factory 7 for an Upon.You Records showcase.

Junk Department @ Bugged Out Festival

Junk Department head to Bognor and host one of the main arenas at the 2013 Bugged Out festival with Bicep, Dusky and Mosca. Things get crazy!

January - May Acts

A huge series of bookings at Junk as we welcome Hot Since 82, Ben Pearce, Martinez Brothers, Maya Jane Coles, Breach, Shadow Child, James Zabiela, Flashmob, Bicep, Ben UFO and Boddika...

Junk Department @ IOW Festival

June 2013 comes with us hopping across the Solent to host the first ever dance stage at the Isle Of Wight festival – acts include Damian Lazarus, Derrick Carter, Lee Foss and more.

Exit Festival & Eastern Electrics

July sees Junk Dept. take the stage at the enormous EXIT festival in Serbia with Subb-an & Adam Shelton while August sees us join the festivities in Knebworth at Eastern Electrics with No Artificial Colours, Droog and Gavin Herlihy.

WE ARE JUNK season

Arguably our biggest season as we welcome 23 headline acts and 7 label parties... Eats Everything show sells out in record time with a full club sit down to his own edit of Higher Stage of Conciousness.

"JUNK – What a club. Can’t wait to return!"

Eats Everything


Junk is unanimously awarded DJ Mag’s highly reputed "Best Small Club" award. #winning

Junk Department x Watergate, London

We continue the German connection with a massive London party at Factory 7, Shoreditch in March - April sees the opposite as we take over the legendary Watergate Club in Berlin with Laura Jones, Gavin Herlihy, Luca Pilato, Rhymos & Jody Hannan – a proper underground affair.

"I really enjoy playing in Berlin, it will be my third time at Watergate and I’ll be playing the Waterfloor again for Junk Department which is one of my favourite crews to play for in the UK."

Laura Jones

Junk Department Big Top

The culmination of years of hard work

Junk Department took over the pleasant green land of Stoneham Park, Southampton on the 3rd May 2014 as 4000+ people came out in the sun for a huge outdoor one day event - featuring 50 artists including Jamie Jones, Maya Jane Coles, Dyed Soundorom, Laura Jones, Detroit Swindle and many more.

Recent History 2015 - 18

11 Years of Faces


11 Years of Places

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Great Suffolk Street, London - The Sidings, London - Village Underground, London - Hewitt Street, London - Factory 7, London - Echo Festival, Croatia Exit Festival, Serbia - Winter Music Conference, Miami - Zoo Project Festival, UK - Common People Dance Tent, UK - Secret Solstic Festival, Iceland Bugged Out! Festival x 2, UK - Fly Bermuda Festival, Berlin - Eastern Electrics Festival, UK - Eastern Electric After Party, UK - Hearn Street Warehouse, UK Cocoon @ In:Motion, UK - Watergate, Berlin - Studio 80, Amsterdam - Sankeys x 3, Ibiza - Eden, Ibiza - Pacha, Ibiza - Junk Department Big Top

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06.05.2013 - Watergate 10 Year Warehouse Party, Great Suffolk Street

“Easily the best show we’ve done outside Watergate on the 10 Year Tour” - Watergate

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