Secret Events in London
This list is designed for the spontaneous souls, the impulsive individuals and the covert characters amongst you. London boasts fantastic parties and events every day of the week, but isn’t it so much more exciting when the venue’s location is revealed just hours before the event takes place? We sure think so, which is why we’ve put together this selection of the best secret events in London.
Last updated on 20th October 2016
Buried beneath a buzzing restaurant on Drury Lane, this comic lair of all things funny is a great little haunt for a tickle of the funny bones. With big names such as Jason Manford on this stage, expect your cheeks to ache and the tears to be rolling down your cheeks.
Hidden deep in the suburban jungle of South London is a lost world of tropical forest and ancient ruins. Backyard Cinema are back with their secret brand of pimped up film watching, this autumn featuring everything tropical. Get lost in the jungle while watching films such as Jumangi, Peter Pan and King Kong.
Housed in a secret London location is one of the most unique brunch events around. An afternoon of hip-hop happenings and hearty plates full of fare, not only will you be putting your mic skills to the test in front of the karaoke crowd, there's a three course 'Dirty South' lunch menu and bottomless cocktails to boot.
Shrouded in secrecy and doused in Golden Age glamour, The Candlelight Club are one of London's most iconic supper club collectives bringing the vintage excess of the 1920s back to the Modern day. Dress in your flapper best and expect a ball room of dapper gents, bespoke tipples and smooth Jazz music.
Tucked away behind an unassuming yellow door in the heart of Notting Hill; this quirky little number is based entirely on a fictional houseshare between friends far and wide. Every Friday they host a weekly dinner party with food from The Wandering Chef. A secret event in London if ever there were one, you can even communicate with The Little Yellow Door via WhatsApp; how's that discrete? A house party without the big clean up the next day? You bet it is.
With crime at a record high, the streets full of questionable characters and huge satanic mills taking over the city's skyline, Victorian London is recreated with all its splendour at the Suspects, Lunatics and Leather Aprons immersive theatre event. Guests will be dressed as either an inspector for Scotland Yard, a local vigilante looking to safeguard their neighbourhood or an ordinary Londoner living on the dangerous streets of Whitechapel. With a story line that's constantly evolving and full of intriguing characters, this quirky event will definitely leave a lasting impression on you.
Inspired by the comedy genius of ‘Allo Allo and Dad’s Army, welcome to a world of secret agents, gadgets, gizmos, and a bloke called Colonel Gubbins. It’s 1943 and the French Resistance are recruiting secret agents in their bid to take back their country. You’ll receive a briefing, kit up and get stuck in - immersing yourself in some 40s Parisian culture and keeping an eye out for Gestapo infiltrators all the while. Enjoy a 3-course menu in this authentic French Bistro then swing dance your way into the night afterwards!
One of they city's biggest commodities has been transformed to host some lesser known London events. Welcome to The Underground Supper Club where disused carriages come to be transformed into a new wave of what's considered fine dining. Grab a seat and prepare to enjoy a 4 course tasting menu of French style foods from a Cordon Bleu chef.
The King's Head Members Club welcomes the talented Gin House Burlesque team, who have just returned from yet another successful string of sold out shows. With a renowned line-up of fire-breathing, snake charming burlesque performers - including Miss Betsy Rose, Jolie Papillon and Miss Fatale - the audience will be stunned to silence by everything on offer here. The bar will of course serve all your favourite drinks, and the mood will be kept light thanks to the melodic sounds of the ever-soulful Gin House band.
Take in the stunning views of a secret little spot that overlooks Regent's Canal and sup on the tailored tipples of Christabel's glorious cocktail bar. Champions of unique flavours, innovative tastes and botanical infused drinks, Christabel's push a truly bespoke drinking experience to satisfy some serious liquid lusting.