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 30th April 2021




Flight Club

471 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.

Queen of Hoxton

6 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.

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 24th July and 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.

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.

@ Cottons Restaurant & Rum Shack Notting Hill on Various dates from Saturday 22nd May 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?

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Friday 28th May 2021 and 22 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.

Cabana

4 user reviews 4

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Cocktails in the City 2021

959 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.

Comedy Cabin

27 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.

@ Chelsea Funhouse on Various dates from Saturday 8th May 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.

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.

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.

Old School R&B Brunch

181 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.

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 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. 

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.

Zebrano London Soho

130 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.

Garage Brunch

562 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.

Fulham Beach

393 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.

Trapeze Bar

6 user reviews 5

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.

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.

The Islington Metal Works will be bringing a slice of the American South to North London with a number of country-themed brunch paries. One of the funnest post-lockdown nights out, the events will be sorting you for live music, unlimited bourbon cocktails and tapas-style soul food.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

49 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.

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. 

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.

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.

SOUTHERN FRIDAYS

53 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.

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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

2972 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.

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.

HUCKSTER

13 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.