- Miss Moneypenny's
The nights were originally associated with Chuff Chuff rave events, initially held as boat parties, with founding members Mick, Jim, and Dermot Ryan, and Lee Garrick taking turns to entertain the crowds as DJs. The first of these parties was held in the "Pride of the Midlands" steam ship on the River Severn, but the parties moved on to stately homes as their popularity grew. The reputation of these small, infrequent parties spread, and so Miss Moneypenny's was started in the summer of 1993 as a weekly Saturday-night in Bonds nights club in Birmingham and the Midlands with resident DJ's Russell Salsbury and Simon Owen.
Miss Moneypenny's, The Worlds Most Glamorous Clubbing Brand has been throwing parties and events throughout the world for over eighteen years.
It evolved as the weekly club event from the extravagant one off ‘Chuff Chuff’ parties, the longest running and most exclusive hedonistic house music event in the UK.
Miss Moneypenny’s has sprinkled it’s exquisite values for fourteen years at Ibiza’s El Divino in the exclusive and cosmopolitan Ibiza town, a fourteen year residency at the Marjorca’s Super Club BCM as well as holding summer residencies in Tenerife, Marbella, Cyprus, Malta, Greece and Turkey.
It has also spread it’s glamorous gospel further afield through a constant worldwide touring schedule taking in Dubai, China, Singapore, Kuala Lumpa, Australia, Hong Kong, Russia, Lebanon, United States of America, Brazil, Columbia, and South Africa. As well as regular events across the European countries of France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Luxembourg, Holland and Belgium.
In addition to its touring events Miss Moneypennys has successfully released a series of worldwide compilation albums on an annual basis, sixteen to date, as well as a consistent release schedule of commercial and underground dance tracks on their own in house music record label - Miss Moneypenny’s Music.
For the last three years Miss Moneypenny’s has also successfully entered the medium of radio, with a syndicated weekly upfront dance music show presented in over 35 countries by musical Director Jim ‘Shaft’ Ryan.
It can be downloaded as a podcast at itunes or on our own website www.moneypennys.com
The show sets out Miss Moneypenny’s musical values crossing all house music boundaries from uplifting funky vocal house or laid back soulful grooves to the late night electronic vibe.
Miss Moneypenny’s is an internationally recognised house music legend that will easily cater and satisfy any of your party needs from a themed event or album release or by simply adding a slice of glitz and glamour to your venue, all to a backdrop of musical excellence by some of the most experienced DJs in the business.
Miss Moneypenny's has been regularly featured on BBC Radio 1 and in various DJ magazines, and has been voted a top UK dance nightclub since the early 1990s. Renowned for its flamboyance, lavish decor, clientele, and costumed dancers, the club now has a purpose-built venue in the Hockley district of Birmingham.
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