Best Events in London
Here at DesignMyNight, we're determined to bring you right up to speed with the latest and greatest happenings. From quirky pop ups to banging club nights via bar crawls and cabaret; we have our finger on the pulse of the best parties in London. Here's our hand-picked guide to the best events in London this week and beyond.
Get Overboard - The last BIG Boat party of the Summer in London
@ Westminster Pier, Saturday 20 September 2014
Why settle for just one of a good thing? Hop on board two totally glamorous boat parties and set sail along the Thames - choose from either the Hed Kandi boat or the Pacha boat, both as wildly raucous as each other, before disembarking and getting rowdy at either McQueen or Pacha. Undoubtedly one of the best events in London this September, this is not one to miss out on.
@ Mode, Every Saturday
Housed in one of North London's most glamorous party spots, Sintillate delivers a ruacous roster of international house/electro DJs and a fun time party atmosphere to ensure that Saturday nights in London are always something special. Make the most of the cocktail and dining packages available at MODE, an ever talked about club and restaurant in Westbourne Park, North London.
Canal Party Club
@ Canal Boat Party, Thursday 18 September 2014 and 49 other dates
Spend your summer afternoon sailing through the City by hiring out this party canal boat for you and your friends. Bring your own booze, food and music and throw the party exactly the way you want it. The two hour cruise leaves from King's Cross and travels to Camden, through the locks and along the stunning 200 year old underground Islington Tunnel. An extremely fun day out and a beautiful ride in London.
Circus of Men
@ Hippodrome Casino, Monday 29 September 2014 and Wednesday 22 October 2014
A truly sexy affair in the heart of the city, Circus of Men has been dazzling hen nights and lush ladies the city over thanks to their highly interactive and seductive evening antics. A dynamic all-male show boasting the best of what's under those suits and ties, Circus of Men is hailed as the ultimate erotic show for the 'stylish' audience. Nab your tickets now from as little as £20.
"NEWS TEAM ASSEMBLE!" Anchorman
@ Cecil's, Friday 26 September 2014
NEWS TEAM, ASSEMBLE. Ever aspired to be in the Channel 4 news team, Ferrell and co at your lapel faring side? Well now's your chance. Brought to you by Stoop, head on down to Cecil's this September for a night of questionable looking ties, Anchorman themed cocktails, news team dance offs and more. Question is, do you love lamp enough to invest in a ticket?
@ Roadhouse Bar and Restaurant, Every Tuesday
A freebie before 10pm, with lush live music at that? You can bet your bottom dollar that Roadhouse have a Tuesday night treat in store. Those looking for the smoky oak sounds of Blues music can head on down every Tuesday night as Black Valley Diamonds take to the stage for a top selection of hits, all washed down nicely with 50% off burgers all night, and guests beers at just £3.
Ultimate Singles Fright Night
@ The Arts Theatre, Thursday 2 October 2014
Being single ain't so scary, or is it? Host to one of their ever enveloping events this October in the city. Match.com present a freaky filled night that will not only have you scared, it could just have you schmoozing with fellow singletons. Join The Ultimate Singles Fright Night as not only will guests be treated to a cocktail and nibbles reception, they'll be taking to one of the spookiest shows on the West End, Ghost Stories.
One Day Returns
@ The Roof Gardens, Sunday 21 September 2014
Sundays needn't be a snore, not with One Day in tow. Taking to the ever sought after Roof Gardens this weekend, One Day celebrates the end of summer in style with one heck of a happening day-time party. Not only boasting a delicious BBQ and a free cocktail for the first 100 through the door, there's music from the likes of DJames, Dan Browne and more.
THE OBLIQUE TROPICAL FIESTA
@ Floripa, Saturday 20 September 2014
Summer is winding down everywhere in the capital but Floripa, where Oblique are set to throw a tropical party of titanic proportions. Guests can expect an eruption of colour, exotic cocktails and tropical tunes, with a few signature Oblique twists featuring throughout the day.
THE JAZZ AGE PARTY
@ Cafe 1001, Thursday 18 September 2014
Shimmy, Charleston and Foxtrot around the dance floor at this 1920s cocktail party. A Prohibition-styled cocktail gets the ball rolling, as guests enjoy an evening of jazz tunes courtesy of house-band Effervescent and pause to take in a silent comedy short (featuring Harold Lloyd/Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin). The bar is open until midnight, there’s delicious BBQ’d food to keep you ticking over and £1 from every ticket sold goes to the Warchild charity.
The Wam Bam Club
@ The Bloomsbury Ballroom, Saturday 20 September 2014 and 4 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.
Kinema & Kocktails
@ Cellar Door, Every Sunday
This Autumn London’s cutest and most intimate cinema, with just 25 seats, returns to CellarDoor with a series of classic movies divided into 4 seasons, from Amelie to Back to the Future, there is something for everyone.
Hedkandi Summer Of Sax Album Launch Party
@ McQueen, Saturday 20 September 2014
Hed Kandi brings you Summer of Sax, a brand new concept that offers fans the perfect soundtrack to end the summer in a prized Shoreditch location. Expect an evening celebrating the sound of summer, with a hedonistic crowd in tow. With excellent DJs and a killer soundtrack, this is going to an East London club night to remember.
Pulp Fiction 20th Anniversary Party
@ Sky Bar, Friday 26 September 2014
It's been 20 years since one of the release of one of the most iconic films in movie history. Sky Bar are celebrating the release of Pulp Fiction by recreating Jack Rabbit slims restaurant, and that infamous dance scene between Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega. Expect Cadillacs, 50's glamour, memorabilia from the film, and lots of dancing.
@ Kettner's, Friday 19 September 2014 and Friday 21 November 2014
This isn't just the best event in London, but the best event in Berlin too. Stepping back in time nearly a century as well as hopping over the channel (and then some) Kettners will transform you to another world with its glamorous three course meal, cabaret show, cocktails, absinthe and libertine values. Prepare yourself for the most opulent night out that history can muster.
Great Gatsby Party
@ Secret London Location, Saturday 27 September 2014
There's no end to London's long list of amazing events but perhaps none quite like this. The Great Gatsby himself invites you along to one his legendary soirees. You'll be whisked away to a secret location where you'll be greeted with a drink on arrival. Afterwards you can expect canapes, cocktails and elegant entertainment at this late summer party like no other.
Bizircus: Rocky Horror Show Special
@ Proud Camden, Friday 3 October 2014
For an enthralling night out merging film, music and real life wonder, head to Camden on 3rd October. Bizircus holds a Rocky Horror Show Special with guests catching the film in its entirety on a huge screen, getting loose on the dance floor and enjoying performances from aerial hoopists, burlesque acts, fire breathers and much more.
Alice in Wonderland POP UP
@ Secret London Location, Friday 3 October 2014 and Saturday 4 October 2014
Keep this October weekend free for the immersive restaurant experience of a lifetime. When it comes to our idea of fun, themed experiential four course meals have to rank up there with swimming with dolphins. It doesn't get better than a surreal Alice in Wonderland pop-up restaurant with delectable cuisine, amazing cocktails and theatrical displays from the mad hatter himself.
HALLOWEEN BALL An Affair From Baron Vrykolakas
@ Secret London Location, Saturday 1 November 2014
This will be the event of the season for the party people of London's dark and sensuous underbelly. If you want to be debauched and sybaritic come Halloween (who doesn't?) to party the night away like a ghost risen for one night only, then get your name on Baron Vrykolakas' list and be welcomed into his beautifully scary and libertine home. Although, you might just not make it out in one piece...
@ Proud Cabaret Camden, Every Thursday
Indulge in an evening of delicious food and spectacular cabaret with a darkened twist. Proud Cabaret mix debauchery with elegance with stunning results, as their usual performers trade in the usual feathers and diamonds for fire and swords. A ticket includes a three-course dinner, all your entertainment, a glass of bubbly and a Proud Cabaret gift pack.
UFF TEA SHANGHAI PARTY
@ Cecil's, Every Saturday
The UFF Tea Party is here to help you escape from the monotonous trials and tribulations of the 21st century world. They’re on hand to transport you back to Shanghai circa 1936, where a stylish black tie cocktail party overflowing with live Jazz tracks, DJs and wonderfully crafted cocktails loom large.
'On The Roof'
@ Broadway House, Every Sunday
Press Play are excited to be back at Broadway House rooftop residency this summer, screening a range of carefully picked films following every Sunday night until the end of September. The rooftop provides the perfect backdrop to wind down your weekend and offers amazing views of London. BBQ and drinks will be offer, alongside a free bag of popcorn and the world's first champagne ice popsicle!
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.
Camden Pub Crawl, North London
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!