It’s ladies night as Tia Maria Dark Room comes to Glasgow

WAH Nails has teamed up with the Tia Maria Dark Room
WAH Nails has teamed up with the Tia Maria Dark Room

The Tia Maria Dark Room flings open its glamorous doors at Glasgow’s Hummingbird Bar on Friday and Saturday as part of its UK tour.

This not-to-be-missed series of events, curated by radio and TV personality Gemma Cairney, is a celebration of all the best bits of a girls’ night out.

Gemma has put her music credentials to the test and handpicked some of Scotland’s freshest talent to provide the soundtrack to the night.

Stylish identical twins Lisa and Alana Macfarlane (aka The Mac Twins) will be bringing their infectious enthusiasm to the decks at the Tia Maria Dark Room.

Following their lead will be Pretty Ugly, another female DJ collective, chosen by Gemma for their good tunes and cult status amongst Glasgow’s clubbing elite.

Guests will be treated to a complimentary manicure courtesy of a glamorous team of expert nail technicians from cult East London nail art boutique WAH Nails.

The team down at WAH nails personally designed five stunning nail art creations with the rich, vibrant Tia Maria colour palette, all inspired by the decadent Tia Espresso Martini, a timeless cocktail blending espresso, vodka and Tia Maria.

Also taking residence at The Tia Maria Dark Room will be stylists from leading salon TONI&GUY who will be teasing, tonging and twirling guests’ hair into the hottest hair trends of 2014.

The soundtrack to these exclusive nights will be an upbeat mix of dance floor fillers and classic party tracks from The Tia Maria Dark Room curator and DJ Gemma Cairney alongside The Mac Twins and Pretty Ugly.

Guests will have the chance to channel their inner mixologist by shaking and stirring their own Tia Espresso Martinis whilst learning all about the exotic qualities of this sophisticated coffee liqueur.

Gemma said: “Organising a party is my total favourite thing to do.

“I’ve put together friend’s hen dos on party buses, spent most birthdays herding all of my friends to dance around country houses and once, aged seven, had a ‘fashion party’ where all my friends put together a catwalk show for our parents.

“I like fun, boogieing and getting dressed up! Taking Tia Maria’s Dark Room around the country is an honour, expect a damn good night out and wear your sparkliest.

“Expect surprise DJ sets and glitter.”

An array of other decadent cocktails will be served by the master blenders at The Tia Maria Dark Room, including the muse behind the limited edition WAH Nails designs, the Tia Espresso Martini; the sophisticated Skinny White Russian and the refreshing Tia and Ginger, a fiery combination of Jamaican ginger beer complimented by Tia Maria and lime.

Hummingbird will also serve as the official after show party host for the Tia Maria Dark Room where guests will be invited to dance the night away into the wee hours of the morning.

The Tia Maria Dark Room runs from 5-11pm on Friday and 4-11pm on Saturday and is complimentary to all guests over 18 years of age, with Tia Maria cocktails, manicures, master classes and hair styling all available free of charge subject to availability.

Entrance operates on a first come, first served basis.

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