Forget cheers, it's all about prost at this massive event over in Stratford. Erdinger Oktoberfest is partying the night away throughout October as they recreate the famous German festival, bringing a fairground, communal tables, live music, beer and Bavarian waitresses to this spot.
Themed Nights Out In London
Discover the best themed nights out in London with our hand-picked guide to the best of the city’s alternative nightlife. With dress up clubs scattered around the capital and all kinds of unique pop-up events where you can embrace your alter-ego for the night, there’s something for everybody here. A selection of our top tips for an alternative night out in London is as follows...
Celebrating everything we love about the '70s and '80s, Rouges is a themed night in London well worth visiting. Full of character and life, it pushes boundaries and leaves many of its guests stunned to silence. Alongside all your favourite funk and soul tracks played by DJ Kobayashi, guests will be fascinated by an amazing aerialist performance by Kellie Sky from the famous Tear Drop Circus. Full of laughter and with bags of energy, you won't forget this vintage night out in London anytime soon.
Prepare for Lady Gala to take you little monsters on a bingo extravaganza, fuelled by bottomless pizza and cocktails. Expect games, hunky guys and some good old fashioned boozing at this quirky Gaga themed night in London.
The only secret soiree in London that brings the 1920s back to life in complete and utter vintage glamour. The Candlelight Club are back to throw some of the most decadent Golden Age parties you'll ever experience complete with bootleg cocktails, live jazz music and all the flapper dressed debauchery.
Dressed as a tropical seafront bar, the Tropicana Beach Club raises more than a few eyebrows. Covered by over 500 bird decorations, with huge palm trees stretching from the floor to the ceiling, a lagoon pool-style dance floor and various cabanas spread throughout, every aspect has been meticulously planned and arranged to transport everyone to a sun-drenched tropical beach. With over 50 different cocktails to sample, and beach-grill inspired food to enjoy, this is one themed night well worth trying out.
In true vintage style, The Rivoli Ballroom is hosting a monthly series of Jive nights in London, featuring the best swing bands in London. Rolling back the clock and filling the historic London venue with a lively buzz, the evening will start with a fun jive lesson, before the reins are handed over to one of the great swing bands performing on the night.
This great themed event in London is one of the top immersive experiences in the city this spring and summer. Head to Fulham for a taste of the Wild West complete with cocktails, cowboy dress up and dastardly sheriff.
Adult playground The Exhibit have more than a few themed nights out in London up their sleeve: expect everything from fairy-themed nights to disco extravaganzas, alongside all kinds of screenings in their cinema room from recent releases to ones themed around the time of year.
If you're a fan of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, then this party experience is just what you need. There's cabaret performances, lip sync battles and the chance to dance the night away with your favourite characters from the musical.
It's all about Tarantino at this unique cabaret show. Fusing his most iconic movie scenes with circus performances and music from the soundtracks, it's one to watch. Plus there's a drinks reception and feasting food.
From Hip-Hop and Dancehall to Old Skool R&B and Bashment, What's The Motive are bringing some of the best music to East London alongside free food, free booze and some cool giveaways.
So you didn't make it to Munich for Oktoberfest? Don't worry, because Brixton Jamm is here to bring you a taste of Berlin in the heart of south London. With Deutsche food and drinks alongside oompah DJs, Bavarian games, a Berlin-themed club room and lots of lederhosen, it'll feel almost like the real thing.
This is all the best music from the 90s, in one of the coolest clubs in Shoreditch. Expect all the top 40 from across the decade, from Nirvana to Spice Girls, for the cheesiest nostalgia fest of your life.
The Jazz Cafe never fails to impress with its mega roster of talented musicians; whether you want a sit down meal or a simple boogey, this spot will provide the perfect soundtrack.
Whether you're a fan of Jimi Hendrix, or just a lover of live music, you'll want to get down to Blues Kitchen as the Brixton outpost is hosting a night dedicated to the rockstar, even performing his iconic album with a live band.
This all day party invites the best talent in afrobeat to perform to you alongside dancers as you feast on a delicious three course African food, as well as an hour of bottomless cocktails and fun times all round.
Think you know your Friends trivia? Think again because this crazy quiz at Shoreditch's Concrete is looking to find the biggest Friends fans in London through a series of fun rounds and tasks.
Whether you're on the lookout for an affordable night out or hoping to blow the budget, this dance-themed night out is one for you. Go on a journey through the decades, with live music and performances plus tickets from only £15 and VIP boxes available.
Be James Dean for a night! This cocktail bar and club with neon lights, motor bikes, red leathered booths, party DJs and stage offers you an American inspired night in central London. Be Bruce Springsteen at their Rockaoke nights Monday and Wednesday and get a feeling for what it'd be like to be born in the USA.
Shake Rattle and Bowl is an American retro themed night at All Star lanes that gives you back the 1950s every Saturday with all the amazing fashion, music and bowling that comes with it. Fancy dress if you fancy!
Offering some of the best themed nights out in London, this nightclub and entertainment venue brings you the best in burlesque and cabaret, along with a changing line up of amazing immersive and fancy dress nights.
Piccadilly Institute has many differently themed rooms, each as spectacular as the other. It's a great West End club for dancing, discovering and enjoying a quirky drink. Why not try the Liquid Therapy In a Padded Cell cocktail that serves six people? If you're looking for a themed party club in London that breaks the mould, you're seeking Piccadilly Institute.
Glorifying all that is '70s, '80s and '90s, Inferno's is Clapham's answer to all that is pop-tastic and feel good. Sing your heart out to throwback disco tracks and boogie on down under the colourful spotlights. This is one themed night that will be a fun-filled mash-up of all the hip thrusting, nightfever dance moves you can remember!
If you're after something cool and quirky, this Shoreditch spot is offering up a slice of paradise this summer. With DJs and a bustling rooftop alongside palm trees, deck chairs and a cocktail shack, it's island vibes all round.
Ruby's is a truly magical 21st century speakeasy bar with its cosy interior of quirky lampshades and mishmash furniture. It's the perfect bar to have some beautifully crafted cocktails in an escapist atmosphere and décor that transforms you to a 1920s themed night out in London.
Bunga Bunga is a hilarious theme club in London taking the mick out of Italy in a funny way. It also devotes itself to the joy of Eurovision song contest with a Eurovision karaoke!
Trapeze is an incredible circus-inspired bar in the heart of Shoreditch that's just a stone's throw away from Old Street station. Set over two levels, the first floor is a cool cocktail bar whipping some amazing concoctions whilst if you head downstairs, you'll experience one of the most riveting basement clubs in the area. If you're out and about in Shoreditch, make sure you check this place out!
Perfect if you're looking for some Brazilian bloc party themed excess, Floripa is for hedonists out for a big night in Shoreditch. Fitted out with extravagant and colourful Amazonian decorations, Latin American street food and music rhythms to shake your tail feather to, it's one of the most fun and light-hearted clubs in east London.
Get a taste of the South Pacific at Sugar Cane, a party cocktail bar in Clapham perfect for anyone that wants anything from just a tasty, rum-laced cocktail, to great music and fun Tiki times all round.