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Awesome elderly Polish couple go raving at Fabric until 5am


What are you planning to do when you're 70? A bit of crown green bowling? Take up knitting? Perhaps the odd Beetle Drive or two for some excitement?

Well, forget all that because you have a new inspiration to keep raving until the very end.

An elderly Polish couple travelled from Warsaw to visit their daughter, who lives in Watford. But after reading a review of Fabric nightclub in Farringdon, they decided to head down for the WetYourSelf (WYS!) house and techno clubnight, turned up for doors at 10pm and ended up raving until 5am.

DJ Jacob Hansen posted on Facebook and spoke to the Evening Standard to describe the rather unusual night.

"I was downstairs just opening and I saw her on her crutches going slowly down the stairs. I thought they were lost. They didn't speak English really. I thought they were maybe relatives of someone from the club, but then I spoke to the people on the door and they said they had tickets. I ran down to welcome them to the club, I said, 'it's amazing you're here' and gave them a drink. They had two tequila shots and she gave me a high five. I was desperate to find someone who could speak to them and find out their story."

Mr Hansen managed to find a Polish speaker, who found out that they spent their Saturdays in Warsaw visiting clubs, had read an online review of Fabric and then bought tickets online. He said that when he asked who had purchased them, "the wife grinned and said she had".

They said that they were planning to get the tube back to Watford at 6am but Mr Hansen insisted on arranging a taxi to get them home. He also gave them free drinks - two shots of tequila at first, "but after that asked if they could have cups of tea." He then took them to the VIP area.

"I took them upstairs to the balcony and brought them some tea - because they wanted to have tea. They were really sweet, they were on the balcony with their hands together ballroom dancing... The thing I really, really loved was they had so much humour between them. Really good banter, I wish I spoke Polish and could have joined in."

He said they were dancing, "until the lights were turned on for last orders" before heading on their way.

What a couple of absolute legends - perhaps they should be given a cameo in the new Human Traffic?



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