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.
@ 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.
Golden Bee Rooftop Cinema
@ Golden Bee, Tuesday 4 November 2014 and 5 other dates
Embrace the impending winter chill with the oh-so cosy Golden Bee Rooftop Cinema experience. Swap kaftans for coats and margaritas for delicious hot cocktails (at £5). True, you most likely wont be photosynthesising too effectively, but you will be warming your cockles to mmmm degrees centigrade. Catch films such as Blaire Witch Project, Anger Management and Love Actually on various dates in October and November.
Happy Endings Dessert Nights
@ 18 Belsham Street, Saturday 8 November 2014 and Sunday 9 November 2014
Offering perhaps the happiest ending you've ever had, Happy Endings are concocting myriad sweet treats for your enjoyment! Because one dessert isn't just unsatisfactory, it's inhumane; and the solution is clearly to dedicate an evening to cramming in any and all sorts of puds. Five pudding samples, petite fours, cocktails and tea will all come your way for a mere £40. Delish.
Skandilicious: Swedish Christmas Restaurant & Bar in Farringdon
@ Old Guardian Media House, Friday 14 November 2014 and 37 other dates
Fancy some Swedish delight to your Christmas fare, yar? Have a taste of Scandinavia this wintertime and dabble in some foreign food influences to see how they measure of festive scale against the ol' turkey bird. You'll be dined in a wonderland of Swedish luxe complete with Loft Bar area serving some merry mixology cocktails. For £45 this is isn't an experience you won't find down the Ikea isle.
Moretti Gran Tour London - The Winter Edition
@ The Lofts, Thursday 6 November 2014 and 2 other dates
What better way to roll in Winter than with another seasonal session of Moretti Gran Tour bringing the best and most glorious Italian street food to Shoreditch. Explore the culinary prowess of Sicily, Naples and Lombardy (to name a few) and munch on some of the biggest Italiano-inspired street food maestros to the chomps of Pizza Pilgrims and Roasticini. Of course there will be a bar accompanying this winter food fest of Italian treats so grab a pint of Birra Moretti for an authentically Italian experience right here in London!
Bermondsey Beer Mile Microbrewery & Craft Beer Tasting Experience Walk
@ City Hall, Every Saturday
In terms of entertainment factor, Oktoberfest rivals Christmas for best event of the year. Now, there's nothing wrong with swilling some warm lager down the pub...but how about giving this most generous of festivities the attention it deserves? Immerse yourself body and soul in the amber nectar by joining The Bermondsey Beer Mile. For £30 you can cover 2 miles and 4 microbreweries, learning about your beloved beer as you drink it.
Cool Runnings 'On The Ice'
@ Queens Ice and Bowl, Wednesday 26 November 2014 and 2 other dates
Press Play are back to rock London with their biggest event yet. They’re taking to an actual ice-rink for a screening of cult classic Cool Runnings, with heaps of Jamaican jubilance coming as standard. Kit up in retro Caribbean ski wear and get cosy on the ice with complimentary hot rum punch, blankets, popcorn and even the chance to get your hair braided Jamaica style! The after-party continues at top après-ski hangout, Bodo’s Schloss.
The Enchanted Nordic Yulefest
@ Nordic Yule Fest, Saturday 6 December 2014 and 5 other dates
A Scandinavian spectacular; Shoreditch's Nordic Yulefest brings you a rolling feast of apple stuffed hams, traditional Scandinavian foods and lots of roasted comforts to settle you into Wintertime. Crisp, white furs, golden fairy lights and hot chocolate cocktails adorn this Nordin dreamland of wonderment and Christmas. Experience it's bespoke design transporting you to snowy Nordic plains and embark on a little Christmas tomfoolery when the evening festive frolicking begins.
Saturday Circus Show
@ Aeronaut, Saturday 15 November 2014 and 5 other Saturdays
Prepare to be dazzled, astonished and completely entertained. Aeronaut are modern day champions of circus theatrics and stage dramatics. This will be one weekend event you won't want to miss out on with balancing acts, juggler throws and heavy duty hula-hooping all part of the itinerary.
Roxx @ The Welly
@ The Wellington Private Members Club, Saturday 6 December 2014
Live life in the fast lane like a true Rock 'n' Roll legend at the fabulous #RoxxRollingStone event on Saturday taking up residence at none other then The Welly. Don some blacked out shades, maybe even some leather trou, who cares if its summer or winter, Roxx is about sex appeal and good music (with the odd skull sharer cocktail in there too). With the venue decked out in true Rock 'n' Roll spirit see live acts, performances and DJs spin the decks until 10pm for a day party like no other.
Canal Party Club
@ Canal Boat Party, Friday 31 October 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.
Swingers Dating - A Crazy Golf Experience
@ Swingers, Tuesday 4 November 2014
If you're not single, you'll definitely wish you were just for a chance to get in on this crazy golf extravaganza. Swingers is a venue turned miniature golf playground with a 1920s style clubhouse attached so after groups of competitive singletons have swung to their hearts content, they can come and chill in the cocktail bar area, have a cheeky boogie and even munch on some fantastic street food. With famed vendors like Pizza Pilgrims present, Swingers offers the ultimate dating experience. Golf + cocktails + pizza = winning.
The Boat Show Comedy Club + Night Club
@ The Tattershall Castle, Every Friday
All aboard the comedy boat as The Boat Show present one of the most fun-filled, funny bone tickling affairs in the city. Not only boasting a comedic roster the likes of Romesh Ranganathan and Dan Nightingale, The Boat Show will sweep you away with their location as ticket holders board the heralded Tattershall Castle paddle steamer alongside The London Eye.
@ 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.
The Wam Bam Club
@ The Bloomsbury Ballroom, Saturday 8 November 2014 and Saturday 15 November 2014
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.
@ Kettner's, 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.
Alice in Wonderland POP UP
@ Secret London Location, Friday 7 November 2014 and Saturday 8 November 2014
Keep this November 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...
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.
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!