Venues

Ballie Ballerson Dalston Junction Pop-Up

People reminiscence about the days they would play in a ball pit as a child. I have always been deprived of this fun past time. Now as an adult I was finally able to experience a barrage of balls.

Ballie Ballerson is based near Dalston Junction station. The hype has been beautifully built by popular outlets such as TimeOut, Buzzfeed and Metro. I was lucky to be allowed in to enter the opening Friday by paying on the door.

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As soon as you enter you are welcomed into an artsy cosy bar setting complete with VIP tables and comfy sits to have a little chat and a few drinks before heading for the pit.

The anticipation and excitement was building up as you walk through the colourful and creative work splashed on the walls and corridors.

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Your enthusiasm overflows as soon as you see the pit – you load off any unnecessary baggage and valuables on you. Jump into the pit and release your inner-child!020.JPG

The DJ was pumping out bangers from house to funk – anything that urged you to dance as you legs sink deeper into the pit of balls.

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There were people of all ages and backgrounds all enjoying a bit of ball-istic fun. Just to warn you –  being in a pool of balls there is a possible that you sink and be stuck down under for a while. It’s a rather scary whilst exhilarating experience. Similar to drowning but without the water.

Ballie Ballerson has done an amazingly great job in creating a venue with plenty of character and fun.

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Adults can have fun with plastic balls as well, you know…

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