UPDATE: Word on the street is that the Big Chill, the tres cool festival, will be running the club room at the event. That means some very heavyweight clubbing…

UK new media community Chinwag has announced it’s free summer party, planning to entertain more than 2,000 Web 2.0-era Internet people. It’s also signed some big name sponsors including Adobe and Channel 4, along with recruitment firm Purple, all keen no doubt to attract the UK’s digerati.

The brinks and BBQ event be at Imperial College Union in Kensington, London, and if past events are anything to go by it’s going to be a very big event for people working in the digital sector: encompassing 5 large rooms and the enclosed quadrangle, allowing a total capacity of 2,000 revellers.

Chinwag, which runs communities and events aimed at UK and European professionals in web, mobile and other interactive media, also plans to use make some innovative use of social networking tools and technologies to promote the event.

Here are the details, but note that you need to register on the site:

– Thursday 5th July 2007 @ 6.30pm (runs until 12:30am)

– Place: Imperial College Union, Beit Quad, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BB

– Cost: Free.

– Includes: Summer BBQ, drinks, entertainment and lots of networking