Best Events in London
We love discovering unique and quirky events out in London so have a look through our guide to the best events in London. From pop ups to banging club nights in warehouses, we have our finger on the pulse to the best parties in London so discover and book the best nights out in London right here.
The Black Cat Presents... Salon Des Artistes
@ Cafe Royal Hotel, Friday 25 April 2014 and 22 other dates
One of the best events in London, and certainly one of the most spectacular, The Black Cat Cabaret combines a high energy show from some of the UK's most talented performers, a sumptuous three course meal and one of the most opulent venues in London. Tickets always sell like hot cakes, so book yours online to experience one of the most talked about events in London at a space in which Oscar Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas, David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust and The Beatles danced the night away.
Edible Stories Invites Blanch & Shock ft Smith & Sinclair
@ Secret West London Location, Thursday 24 April 2014 and Friday 25 April 2014
A unique dining experience that's always incredibly entertaining, Edible Stories are back, this time inviting Blanch & Stock for their latest evening. On two nights in April, it will be hosted at a secret West London location where you'll watch as delicious life is brought to some of your favourite written stories. BYOB, you'll have all evening to guess the narrative that is only hinted at through the food you're served. You will be emailed the exact location of the secret West London venue 24 hours before the event, and your prop this month is: a hat of some kind!
@ Bavarian Beerhouse, Thursday 24 April 2014 and 2 other dates
A welcome shot of Jaegermeister sets the party tone at this authentic Bavarian Spring Festival. Once that's safely down the hatchet, you'll move inside for an evening of delicious German food, beer and live Oompah music as the spirit of Oktoberfest reigns supreme! Bar staff come kitted out in traditional Bavarian dress and drinks are served in huge Stein glasses at this fun-loving three-day event.
@ Roxx @ Code, Friday 25 April 2014 and 8 other dates
Leave your troubles at the door and embrace everything this fantastic Deep South themed pop-up has to offer this Friday! You'll enjoy a sumptuous five-course meal of Cajun and Creole delights, expertly crafted cocktails, performances, dances and live music from a New-Orleans inspired band. Once dinner is over you are invited back stage at Roxx, where their buzzing rock n roll party will have you dancing on the bar until the early hours!
@ Bavarian Beerhouse Old Street, Thursday 1 May 2014 and 2 other dates
With lashings of authentic Bavarian beer, dancing to the soundtrack of Oompah music and a range of great-tasting German grub, the Spring Festival is undoubtedly one of the best bank-holiday weekend events in London. Factor in the vibrant atmosphere that this place always generates, and you're onto a real winner that shouldn't be missed without a good excuse!
Secret Theatre London
@ Secret London Location, Tuesday 6 May 2014 and 15 other dates
Secret Theatre London won critical acclaim from all corners for their theatrical adapation of the Tarantino-classic Reservoir Dogs, and they're back this May for another awe-inspiring spectacle in a secret London location. Designed to enthrall, inspire and charm all at once; their latest production of another cult classic will also donate a significant chunk of its profits to charities and emerging young talent, too!
Meat The Butcher
@ Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar, Tuesday 6 May 2014
Gillray's have set aside an entire evening dedicated to awesome steak and wine. Their Executive Head Chef and an 8th Generation Butcher will be on hand to deliver something of a masterclass, with only the finest cuts of steak coming to the plate alongside a perfectly matching wine. There's breathtaking views of the London Eye and Houses of Parliament to marvel at too!
Hungarian Rhapsody - Queen Live In Budapest ’86
@ O2 Academy Islington, Saturday 10 May 2014
One for the Queen-lovers among us; this is a brand new event that will showcase the band's Live In Budapest performance from 1986. Broadcast on a giant screen, with stadium-filling sound quality and a top-notch light show, this is your chance to experience this famous gig almost thirty years later. The event will offer a re-mastered and high definition experience to all those present, and the celebrations continue at the Club De Fromage after party once Freddie & co have done their thing.
The Wam Bam Club
@ The Bloomsbury Ballroom, Saturday 10 May 2014 and 14 other Saturdays
No two nights at The Wam Bam Club are the same. We're talking a Gatsby-esque night of carnival, showcasing the talents of slick comedians, sassy burlesque dancers, powerful live musicians and dazzling circus performers in a stunning art deco venue. Week on week, this is a remarkable show.
Nude Noir presents "Objects of DESIRE"
@ The Gore Hotel, Saturday 10 May 2014
Undeniably exciting and just a little bit naughty; Nude Noir returns with another enthralling event in a decadent Central London setting. Guests will encounter spectacular live performances and talented DJs playing deep and sexy house tunes to contribute to Nude Noir's renowned seductive vibe. An evening packed with visual splendour, drama and intensity, this is a night out like no other in the capital.
Kinky Malinki Boat Party & After Party
@ Temple Pier, Saturday 10 May 2014
Kinky Malinki's boat parties are always a huge hit with revellers - they do sell out every time after all - and this May they're back once again with one of their notoriously lively shindigs. Take in the beautiful scenes, mix with a vibrant crowd, and throw some shapes to the soundtrack of DJ Grant Richards, before heading over to Lightbox for an after party with none other than Dansson in attendance!
Comedy Rocks presents "The PRO Night"
@ McQueen, Thursday 22 May 2014 and Thursday 19 June 2014
An unmissable event for comedy lovers, Comedy Rocks at McQueen in Shoreditch have some comedy legends treading their boards with support coming from some of London's newest talent desperate to prove themselves. Running fortnightly, Comedy Rocks will have you laughing from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave.
Soundtrack Saturdays - Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
@ Roxx @ Code, Saturday 17 May 2014
A new food concept hitting central London, "Soundtrack Saturdays Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas" is an incredible new approach to brunch at Roxx @ Code. With a three course menu based on the film and its soundtrack, enjoy such options as the “As your Attorney” burgers for a new brunch experience.
Indeedy Musical Bingo
@ Drink Shop & Do, Thursday 22 May 2014 and 6 other Thursdays
Never mind two fat ladies and legs 11, Drink Shop & Do's Musical Bingo is all about knowing your way around a killer track with songs up for collection on your bingo card not numbers. Join host Jess Indeedy and vibrant deck mastermind DJ Helix as they present one of the best events in London, packed with quirky cocktails and cracking songs! Grab your bingo pens and get your lugholes at the ready! They also do these amazing events at Lucky Voice Islington and Balham Bowls Club.
Comedy Rocks Presents: "Comedy GONG Wrong"
@ McQueen, Every 1st Wednesday of the month
Head down to McQueen every first Wednesday of the month to witness a whole host of up and coming comedy talent put their stand-up skills to the test! MC'd by Peter McSweeney, Comedy GONG Wrong is an exciting event where you the audience can decide the fate of budding comedians and pros alike when they take to the stage. Each act is given 2 minutes of 'safe' time, and you get to vote on whether the comedian can finish their set. The winner, 'the Don of the Gong', will win a much coveted spot at the iconic Comedy Rocks night at McQueen, but who will that be? YOU decide. Book now!
THE SILENCING OF MISS SCARLETT
@ Proud Cabaret City, Every Friday
Proud Cabaret City is a speakeasy club offering up a night of dining, burlesque performances and live jazz music. Head down to Proud Cabaret City every Friday for a chance to experience their stellar The Silencing of Miss Scarlett Cabaret Show, a murder mystery of show girl Miss Scarlett that you're invited to solve. For £40 per head, enjoy a gorgeous 3 course dinner plus the infamous The Silencing of Miss Scarlett Cabaret Show. Get your tickets now!
Madame Jojo's Kitsch Cabaret
@ Madame Jo Jos, Every Saturday
This iconic evening of Cabaret attracts revellers from all corners of the World! Taking place in the decadent and glamorous Madame Jojo's, guests are treated to drinks, canapes, dancing and showstopping entertainment. Dynamic Diva Miss Terri is the hostess with the mostest, and she's joined by a seriously talented all-singing, all-dancing troupe to create a unique theatrical experience.
House of Roxx Saturday's
@ Roxx @ Code, Every Saturday
Every Saturday night, Roxx @ Code plays host to 'House of Roxx', a seamless night of some of the best rock and roll music from across the years, blending timeless classics with modern gems, house mixes and spontaneous live acts alongside resident DJs. As one of the best events in London, and notorious for its exclusive entry policy, it is advised that you book online through DesignMyNight to secure your place on the DMN guest list, getting you free entry before 10.30pm.
High Tea & Tease
@ Cellar Door, Every Saturday
Cabaret, cards, and burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret London has to offer from such performers Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.
Vestal Voyages, Kings Cross
All aboard the Vestal Voyages cruiser, rain or shine, and cruise your way from King's Cross all the way through to leafy Islington. Mr. VV will be serving up a storm of vodka based libations as all of you thirsty folk cruise along Regent's Canal from the comfort of the heated cabin - or, if the weather is bright and warm, why not head on to the deck to watch the world go by bathed in glorious sunshine? This is a totally unique London adventure!
The Roof Gardens, Kensington
Playing host to top Friday and Saturday club nights, Kensington Roof Gardens is a swanky rooftop bar that is great choice for weekend partying. With sharing cocktails and a killer vibe, The Roof Gardens has an unparalleled air of exclusivity and often frequented by A-list celebrities. This is the place to go for clubbing in London. Book your spot online and receive great discounts on entry.
Camden Pub Crawl, Camden
Camden Pub Crawl is the original alternative London Pub Crawl, taking you away from the tourist haunts and around some of the best bars, clubs and live music venues London has to offer. With great deals and prices, this is one of the best crawls in the capital. Enjoy some of Camden's more alternative party spots with some of the finest revelers in London! Tickets cost a mere £10, so make sure you get yours now!
Shock Theatre Show
@ Proud Cabaret Camden, Every Friday
Housed in a stunning 200-year-old Grade II Listed Horse Hospital in the Stables Market in Camden, Proud Cabaret Camden invite you to experience their stellar Shock Theatre Show. For £39 per head, enjoy a gorgeous 3 course dinner plus the infamous Shock Theatre Show (the jaw-dropping side of Burlesque and Cabaret). This is a night of glamour and decadence, take in the 1920's speakeasy vibe and enjoy this stunning supper and cabaret show. Get your ticket now.
Shaka Zulu Experience
@ Shaka Zulu, Every Saturday
Set in the heart of Camden Stables Market, Shaka Zulu's subtle entrance underneath a 30ft Zulu warrior, betrays the sheer scale of this unique venue. Every inch of Shaka Zulu has been meticulously designed and shipped from South Africa, creating an unparalleled environment in which to enjoy a SINTILLATE party. You can enjoy this stunning view with the "Shaka Zulu Experience" package that includes delicious cocktails, a three course meal and entry to the stylish King's Club after, all for only £39.95 each! Get your tickets now!