Run by Paul Cons, the man behind the Hacienda's legendary gay monthly all-nighters, Freak warns clubbers to "Expect the Unexpected" - pantomime cows, space aliens on stilts, fairground rides and trapeze artists, fashion shows, live acts and many more freaks to come.
Residents Dave Kendrick, Tom Wainright and Bobby Langley play uplifting house to an unpretentious crowd. For many, though, best of all is the pure and unrivalled awe which the Hacienda, filled to capacity with clubbers, can inspire.
EYE ON THE NEW
Meanwhile, in Liverpool, Cream - already an institution - celebrates its 5th birthday this weekend. The queues are a bit of an institution so book in advance. Fri & Sat 9pm-6am, pounds 22.50 (0891 518 200)Reuse content