What's On in Central London

Central London - absolute mayhem just about every day of the week but London's undisputed epicenter for all that is happening nightlife. With the sex appeal of Soho and the vibrancy of Leicester Square on your doorstep, Central London is a playground for all 24hour party people looking for a night on the lash. Whether clubbing is your game, a unique event is what you're looking for or some saucy cabaret is more your thing - this London domain has it all. Look right here for the best of what's on in Central London.

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Last updated on 6th January 2020




@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

From the minds behind Alcotraz, this all new drinking experience takes part on an actual pirate ship. Located juts a stone's throw from London Bridge, board the vessel and attempt to steal the governor's long-lost treasure as you sip on expertly-crafted cocktails and immerse yourself in this thrilling tale.  

@ Phoenix Arts Club on Every Sunday

If you're looking for cool and quirky things to do in central London, this West End hotspot should definitely be on your radar. Not only is The Phoenix Artist Club inviting you to experience live performances but artists change each week.

  The Cheese Crawl

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@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

Explore the best cheese in London at this unique walking tour, where you'll enjoy everything from royal-approved blue cheese to the best margherita pizza in town, all while taking part in their cheese-fanatic's quiz!

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The Rhythm and Booze project are taking over Central London for a series of whisky tastings, live music performances and multimedia experiences. Head on over for the perfect quirky date night or chill night out with mates. 

Prosecco House

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Just a stone's throw from Tower Hill is Proseccvo House, London's first bar dedicated to prosecco. It's here that you'll get to enjoy six tastings of the prosecco from different vineyards across the globe, with history to accompany each, a perfect after-work date night idea. 

The Comedy Store

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Head over to the West End where this iconic comedy venue plays host to some of the world's most internationally renowned comics. With a versatile programme of events, from star-studded improv nights to amateur evenings, it's got something for every sense of humour. 

@ Ham Yard Hotel on Various dates from Friday 24th January 2020

How does a Temperance Punch served from a cauldron topped with an orange blossom marshmallow sound to you? If that's caught your attention then Ham Yard Hotel's latest Hot Gin Roof experience with Sipsmith is definitely the spot for you. 

Secret London Runs

132 user reviews 5

Tis the season to be merry so why not spread that Christmas cheer to your workout routine? This festive event is taking you around London's best Christmas lights, with a Santa hat and Christmas treat included.

The 99 Club

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The 99 Club is an award-winning comedy night hosted six days a week, with comedians from show like Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week, and includes entry into a club in the ticket.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and 4 other dates

Zip across the Thames and take a wonderful speedboat tour past the city's incredible landmarks. You'll feel the wind in your hair as you take in some awe-inspiring sights with a banging soundtrack, and to top it off you'll get and a cocktail to greet you once you return to Earth.

@ Proud Embankment on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and 5 other dates

Head down to Proud Embankment this January where every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night they'll be bringing you a line up of London's most seductive cabaret performers. From sultry dancers to eye-popping acrobats, it's designed to beguile and entertain in equal measure.

@ Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf on Various dates from Thursday 20th February 2020

This thought-provoking exhibition in Southbank's Bargehouse is guaranteed to leave you entertained and inspired. Set across five floors, this immersive experience covers key topics such as global warming, animal species extinction, the revival of the space rave as well as presenting alternative futures and solutions.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

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@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Thursday 23rd January 2020

If you're looking for something a little different in central London, get yourself down to The Magic Hour for a night of spectacular sights. Having stunned everyone from Simon Cowell to Gary Barlow to Sir Roger Moore, this a show of misdirection, sleight of hand, and mind reading that'll take you back to the Golden Age of Magic.

The London Cabaret Club

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The London Cabaret Club offers the finest live cabaret shows in the city, with amazing production value and original choreography that all taps into the rich heritage of British culture. You'll also be treated to a delicious meal.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Six Eight

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Covent Garden on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Yeah, you heard. Alcotraz has made its way to central London, bringing the famed immersive cocktail experience to Covent Garden. Don your orange jumpsuit, smuggle in your spirit of choice and get ready to soak up bespoke cocktails in a secret underground cell.

@ Pizza Express by Leicester Square Tube Station on Various dates from Thursday 30th January 2020

If there's one thing you can count on in Chinatown, it's impressive Asian dishes and dumplings are out favourite. Head to the iconic West End locale, for a tour of the best foodie hangouts, including two of the best dumpling spots in town before a tasty cocktail.

Luscious Cabaret

20 user reviews 5

Explore the weird and wonderful world of Luscious Cabaret, home top a bounty of comedy, drag, musical, and magical delights. If you'[r e hoping to add an extra touch of razzle dazzle to your Friday nights, this is the crew to turn to.