Your perfect night out is waiting at Ocean Room. Our venue is home to club nights, family nights, holiday parties and so much more. We are also Gorleston’s home for Bongo’s Bingo. Join the fun on our iconic circular dance floor. A typical night at Bongo’s Bingo consists of several rounds of bingo interspersed with rave intervals, dance-offs and catwalks down tables. It’s essentially bingo played over pitchers of cocktails and beer, with frantic dancing to 90’s pop music and celebrity entertainment.
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Bongo's Bingo, which takes place across the UK including venues in Gorleston and Norwich, goes online on platform Twitch as events are postponed due to coronavirus Credit: Bongo's Bingo- Credit: Archant
It is the party bingo which has been sweeping the nation and while the Norfolk events are postponed due to coronavirus for the time being, fans don’t need to miss out.
Bongo's Bingo sells out every month at Epic Studios in Norwich and Ocean Room in Gorleston Credit: Bongo's Bingo- Credit: Archant
The popular club night takes place in venues across the UK, including Ocean Room in Gorleston and Epic Studios in Norwich, and is traditional bingo with a twist, featuring a guilty pleasures soundtrack, dance-offs and rave intervals.
READ MORE: Mum’s plea to send birthday cards to chronically ill son stuck indoorsThe Bongo’s Bingo team has decided to launch the game online to cheer people up while stuck indoors and it is completely free to take part, all players need is a UK phone number, a pen and paper and they must be 18 or over.
Called Live from the Bungalow and broadcast from Liverpool, where Bongo’s Bingo started in 2015, it lasts two hours and also features a pub quiz, special guests and prizes plus live call-ins and audience dares.
READ MORE: 9 TV stars who live in NorfolkAudience members are encouraged to donate to the NHS during each show and they take place each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8pm on twitch.tv/bongosbingoSign up to our Norfolk coronavirus updates newsletter here.
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Get your dabbers and dance routines ready as party bingo comes to a seaside town with plenty of prizes up for grabs.
Jonny Bongo - co-founder of Bongo's Bingo- Credit: Archant
Bongo's Bingo, which run events across the UK including London, Birmingham and Manchester, takes place at the Ocean Room in Gorleston-on-Sea twice a month.
Whether you're celebrating sweet 16 or naughty 40, the event is for all ages and includes a guilty pleasures soundtrack and prizes from pink unicorns to Henry Hoovers.
The evening also features dance-offs, rave intervals, plenty of heckling and audience participation is encouraged.
Jonny Bongo, who co-founded Bongo's Bingo, said: 'Myself and my business partner Joshua Burke started it in April 2015 in Liverpool.
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'We never really knew where it would take us, we literally just wanted to do something different.
'We are here in Gorleston which is a great location and so much fun, the locals go wild!
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'It's quintessentially bingo but we have amped it up just a little bit shall we say - everyone is dancing on the benches going mad one minute, then it's silence again as we play the bingo.
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'It could be 80s and 90s power ballads and hands in the air, then S Club the next, then Guns and Roses.'
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Keno hot numbers today. The pair decided to create the event as they realised people were 'bored' with normal nights out in clubs and wanted to create an immersive experience.
They have also run Bongo's Bingo Events in other European cities, Dubai and Australia.
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Jonny added: 'It's about escapism and nostalgia, it is having a rave to bangers with your mates then playing bingo, then dancing on the benches, then someone is dancing on stage to win their prize.
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'We have had a 91-year old lady celebrating her birthday with her family with us to groups of students, and pretty much everyone inbetween.'
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Bongo's Bingo is coming to the Ocean Room Gorleston on February 9, 23 and then March 9 and 30.
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Visit bongosbingo.co.uk to buy tickets.