Events And Experiences Now Open In London

With lockdown soon to be a thing of the past, we're turning our attention to all the incredible experiences happening in the capital over the next few months. From alfresco supper clubs and open-air brunches, to the return of immersive theatre, it's set to be a glorious season for the city, and it's up to you to throw yourself into it. Read on to see our top picks for events open in London this spring and summer.

*please note, opening scenarios will be dictated by both government and experience, so please stay safe, stay in contact with the event you've booked tickets for and be conscious of the impact you have on people around you when leaving home for these bookings.

Last updated on 6th July 2021




When it comes to events and experiences to book in London this April, Barrio is a no-brainer. The group of Latin bars will be celebrating the official start of summer with colourful cocktails, boozy brunches and hilarious musical bingo sessions. 

Dabbers Bingo

106 user reviews 4

One of the best experiences in London to book now, Dabbers is the all-singing, all-dancing bingo that's sure to shake up your spring and summer agenda. They'll be back with a bang from 15th April and they're bringing you the chance to win some very cool prizes.

Backyard Comedy Club

23 user reviews 4

Just a hop, skip and a jump from Bethnal Green Station, Backyard Comedy Club is ready and waiting to add some laughter into your evenings. From weekly Thursday and Friday events to special shows from the one and only Sara Pascoe, this East London spot has plenty up its sleeve.

Trapeze Bar

35 user reviews 4

One of the best experiences in London to book now, Shoreditch circus bar Trapeze opens again this May and you'll want to nab a table ASAP. The quirky watering hole is returning bigger and bolder than ever with cocktails, tasty food and incredible live events.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3068 user reviews 4

Ballie Ballerson is ready to hit the ground running from May, bringing you a series of wild parties to celebrate its reopening. Along with bottomless brunches and BOGOF deals, there'll also be a number of themed nights and epic extravaganzas.

Fulham Beach

489 user reviews 4

One of the best pop-ups in London this spring, Fulham Beach is now taking bookings for its romantic beach tables and covered pergolas. The West London hangout is also going all out this year with a programme of around the world- themed parties to give you a holiday at home.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Friday 30th July 2021 and 24 other Fridays

Among the most exhilerating immersive experiences in London, this live action version of Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds is one you won't want to miss. Strap on your headset, and be transported through a Martian invasion, where you and your fellow adventurers will have to duck, weave and crawl to make it out alive.

Get yourself a ticket for one of Shabba Party's wild carnival-themed brunch events and prepare for an evening of reggae beats, dancehall bangers and soca tunes. The DJs behind the decks? Just the likes of BBC 1extra's Rampage Sound and other talented folk.

Flight Club

491 user reviews 5

The UK's social darts connoisseurs are back this spring with eclectic events across their venues in London, Manchester and Birmingham. Open from 17th May, Flight Club will be bringing in the pizza paddles, flowing prosecco, cocktail slushies and high tech pub games we've been missing.

@ Chelsea Funhouse on Various dates from Saturday 31st July 2021

Say au revoir to homemade avo on toast and hello to decadent dining with a trip to Chelsea Funhouse's Jolie for a fabulous themed brunch. Inspired by French travels, this experience will have you lounging on plush sofas surrounded by wacky interiors as you sip on bottomless fizz from a Champagne puking unicorn and tuck into crêpes.

  London Bar Bus

71 user reviews 5

@ Tootbus on Various dates from Friday 30th July 2021

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If you fancy getting out of the house this summer, explore our city from an open-top bus. This fun-filled guided tour of London will take you past iconic landmarks such as London Eye, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus across the 90-minute experience. 

Taking over a host of venues this summer, What's The Motive have got a whole series of incredible London events lined up for you. Book now to bag your space at Astroworld, the hip hop all-dayer you won't want to miss, or grab tickets to some epic brunches playing nothing but the best in bashment, afrobeats and RnB. 

If you're looking to celebrate London reopening with your bubble, Lucky Voice should be firmly on your list. Not only will you get your own private karaoke booth for two hours, but there's plenty of fun props, tasty cocktails and bites to eat throughout the experience.

@ Cottons Restaurant & Rum Shack Notting Hill on Various dates from Saturday 31st July 2021

Cottons boozy weekend offering is bringing an extra splash of Caribbean sunshine to West London. Head to this top Notting Hill bar and restaurant from 22nd May for two hours of tropical feasting and bottomless drinking all set to a reggae soundtrack - how's that for a summer holiday?

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 7th August 2021

You're going to want to snap this one up quick. An iconic London landmark, The Shard is hitting the ground running this July with its fabulous rooftop day party. Venture up to the highest terrace in the city and you'll be treated to Champagne, chilled tunes and astounding views across the capital.

One of the best outdoor bars in London to book now, Brixton Courtyard is back for another season of open-air parties with the hottest DJs in the city. Head down to Jamm where the venue has transformed into the ultimate COVID-safe hangout, complete with heated and covered picnic tables and incredible DJs.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

67 user reviews 5

One of the best London experiences to book now, The Vauxhall Comedy Club is taking over a gorgeous outdoor beer garden to bring you evening dedicated to the most hilarious comics on the circuit with the added bonus of bottomless booze.

  Lip Sync Dance Battle

0 user reviews 5

@ Secret Location London on Various dates from Tuesday 27th July 2021

Spend a night learning new routines and vying to win a bottle of bubbly at Lip Sync Dance Battle. Perfect for groups of mates, this online and in-person event will see you breaking into two squads and being taught fun moves to two songs, before performing against each other to win a bottle of bubbly.

NOUGHTIES BRUNCH

10 user reviews 4

If you love a throwback, do not miss out on Proper Naughty Bottomless Brunch at London Cocktail Club. Now open to bookings, this experience will have you grooving to pop anthems with celebrity lookalikes and themed games to keep you entertained. 

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

604 user reviews 4

Looking for some of the best events opening in London from April? Hip Hop Brunch is literally taking the roof off this spring. One of the best ways to celebrate the end of the lockdown, this outdoor bottomless brunch is bringing you free-flowing drinks, a three-course meal and hours of nothing but the best in hip hop, garage and RnB.

Garage Brunch

592 user reviews 4

One of the best bottomless brunches in London is back from 22nd May and they're making sure we missed them. Join the Garage Brunch gang at a secret London location for an afternoon of bottomless cocktails, two delicious courses and non-stop bangers.

Comedy Cabin

42 user reviews 4

One of London's very best comedy clubs is now taking bookings for online shows and real-life gigs. Found just around the corner from  from Hoxton Overground, this place welcomes some of the best comedians from across the globe, so be sure to nab a ticket.

Zebrano London Soho

144 user reviews 5

Zebrano is ready and waiting to welcome you back with open arms this May. The Soho cocktail bar is putting on a range of drag brunches and cabaret events, treating you to entertainment from the sensational Vanity von Glow as she serenades you and has you in stitches.

If you're looking for fun things to do in London now, have a crack at Sherlock: The Official Live Game. Available to play indoors online or out in the city, the immersive experience will have you playing detective for the day, piecing together clues from stars of the hit TV show. 

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

Gin-House Burlesque is back in action this spring, hosting tantalising shows and luxurious themed nights in the heart of East London. Sit back as London's top vintage showgirls take to the stage for a night of world class entertainment.

London Party Boats

1 user review 5

Searching for post-lockdown events in the capital? London Party Boats are back in action bringing you some of the best things to do on the Thames this season. Join them for raucous cruises, sunset sailing and bottomless brunches every weekend from 17th April.

The Reggae Brunch

1678 user reviews 4

The Reggae Brunch is back, baby. From 22nd May, expect to find the very best in reggae, soca, dancehall and more in one safe, socially distant setting. That's not all though, as they're still giving you bottomless booze and a mouthwatering three-course menu to keep you dancing all afternoon.

Back in an IRL format from 17th May, Neon Naked Life Drawing is returning to venues across London this spring. Join some fellow artists in the dark as these fun sessions see you sketching body paint-covered models with day-glo markers.

One of the best London experiences open from 12th April, Skylight is back to become one of the highlights of your spring and summer. Head up to their Tobacco Dock perch where they're treating you to zesty cocktails, street food and lawn games throughout the season.

Vida Alta are shaking up your social calendar with a number of memorable day parties. Taking over a sophisticated North London county club, they'll be playing host to an impressive lineup of house DJs for an incredible 8 hour extravaganza of tunes, tasty food and drinks.

Queen of Hoxton

19 user reviews 5

Queen of Hoxton is back, baby. And with her? There's an all new roster of unmissable events and parties now available to book. Whether you fancy letting loose in the underground club space or heading up to the rooftop for cocktails as the sun sets, you've got plenty to choose from.

Home to some of the best events in London this year, Nordic Bar is bringing you a fab lineup of quirky nights out. Head over to the Fitzrovia haunt for Eurovision viewing parties, Midsummer blowouts and screenings of all the EUROs matches.

Cocktails in the City 2021

1037 user reviews 4

One of the best drinks experiences in London, Cocktails in the City is back this summer with a wealth of incredible bars. Join them in Bedford Square for a summer of delicious drinks, live music and interactive demonstrations.

The Phoenix Arts Club

299 user reviews 5

The Phoenix Arts Club is back in business this month, acting as the after hours hotspot for the West End. Head down to one of the fun nights, which front a changing lineup of cabaret, comedy, musical theatre and drag performers.

Cabana

8 user reviews 3

Cabana is ready to hit the ground running when everything opens up, offering Londoners a number of fun events at its sites across the capital. Pick between a weekend bottomless brunch or Rum Wednesdays and get ready to party at the colourful restaurants.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

275 user reviews 5

Described as the 'lovechild of your favourite jukebox and the best party ever' Sounds Familiar Music Quiz guarantees a good time and then some. Head to the Old Queen's Head this spring to test out your trivia in a quiz quite like no other.

A London experience reopening from 12th April, Plonk is one unique day out in the capital. Going above and beyond the usual crazy golfing experience, their courses combine state-of-the-art gameplay and wacky set design with cocktails and craft beer.

A quirky and adrenaline-filled activity, The Dare Skywalk is inviting you to climb on top of a landmark London stadium. Not only will you be treated to a glass of fizz once you've reached the peak, but you'll also enjoy unparalleled views across the capital.

Old School R&B Brunch

203 user reviews 5

Old School R&B Brunch is back and bigger than ever before. With social distancing measures in place, this nostalgic daytime bash will be taking over a top secret London location, with tickets including bottomless punch and two courses of tasty soul food.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Opening for summer 2021, Thames Rockets is one of the coolest London experiences to try out this year. You'll zip through the city on an exhilarating boat ride, complete with stunning views of the capital's best attractions and a welcome cocktail when you return to land. 

Getting saucy from 22nd May, these fun London experiences are back and open for business this spring. With events across the city, the team behind these hilarious brunches and bottomless dinners are bringing you fierce queens and buff boys.

HUCKSTER

14 user reviews 3

One of the best bottomless brunch spots in London is reopening this spring with a whole host of incredible themed parties. Make aim for Paddington where HUCKSTER is waiting to sort you and your bubble for free-flowing drinks and incredible food.

London Craft Beer Cruise

119 user reviews 5

If the past few months has got you craving freshly-poured pints more than ever before, then sommelier be sure to grab tickets for one of the London Craft Beer Cruise Company's sell-out boat trips. The trip will see you bobbing down the River Thames, sampling some of the UK's finest craft ales.

Paint a Pic

2 user reviews 5

This summer, Paint a Pic is helping you up your art game with a series of creative events at Blackfriars' London Novotel. During the afternoon class, you'll be taught tips from a pro and be provided with all the gear to make your masterpiece. There'll also be a bar if you fancy a mid-draw drink.

Looking for fun events opening this April in London? Supa Dupa Fly should be top of your list, as they host an unmissable series of outdoor happenings. Dance to live DJs, guzzle cocktails and enjoy a menu of delicious food at these incredible experiences taking place across the capital.

Say cheers to the summer with this epic boozy brunch event in Central London. Now taking bookings, The Soiree Bottomless Brunch is set to impress with free-flowing drinks, delicious dishes, live DJs, fire dancers and plenty more.

As well as housing sport screenings and late night parties, Cargo in Shoreditch is set to bring you three rooms of music, a huge beer garden and club anthems until the early hours on the 21st June. One of best clubs in London, this is one unmissable place for post-lockdown blowouts.

Old Skl Brunch

98 user reviews 5

One of the best events in London to book now, Old Skl Brunch is back from 26th June and they're taking over Proud City with an epic lineup of day parties for you. Grab the gang and make an afternoon of it with lip sync battles, live DJs, bottomless drinks and tasty dishes.

With online events already taking place and experiences at their themed Shoreditch venue now available to book, Alcotraz are serving up a whole heap of prison-themed fun. Gather the gang and prepare to spend a night in clanger while smuggling in liquor at this fantastic underground cocktail bar.

SOUTHERN FRIDAYS

59 user reviews 5

Looking for quirky things to do in London this season? Southern Fridays are bringing America's heartland to life with a series of incredible events throughout the summer - think bourbon-laced live music events and Nashville-inspired boat cruises.