The beginning of 2003 saw Richie Fingers staying close to home (London) putting his air miles to one side and concentrating on the thriving bar culture which has decended over his home town. Starting the Collective Elements parties with friend and Dj, Belgrave.They were to start a series of parties ideal for the Bar scene.
The spring of 2003 saw the end of two successful residencies,"Gifted" @ The Matrix (Reading), and "Big and Clever @The Velvet Rooms (London), due to club closures. Playing @ The Area in Watford @ The Pier in Hastings and Sounds heavenly @Loft Maidstone with a roster that boast the likes of Cj Mackintosh,Brian Tappert, Bobby and Steve, Brandon Block, Nicky Holloway and Paul Farris, was Richies next venture. Richie was asked back on many occasions that year, as well as touching down in Southend helping promoter John O Brian spreading the House vibe with help of the Milk n 2 Sugars Alan jinx Chamberline, Dj Disciple and Marshall Jefferson. Ipswich was to be