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 23rd June 2017
Taking place across various locations in London, Vagabond Wines are holding a series of events and talks to teach you more about wine. Battle it out in the blind taste test to decide whether you prefer French or South African bottles, drink Riesling and enjoy a summer tasting at their various nights.
The founder of VINtwined wines, Neil Deacon, is on a mission this June, hosting a series of supper clubs in London to show off all the stunning flavours that English wine has to offer. At each one of these supper clubs, guests will enjoy 3 traditional courses of British food, made using locally sourced ingredients. To really highlight certain flavours, each dish has been inspired and paired with a particular English wine.
If you're going to start drinking early, you might as well do it in style and Sanctum Soho are adding a whole heap of class to brunch. Head to the Central London spot to work your way through bottomless prosecco, brunch plates and a set list by an incredible London DJ.
Put on the pearls and get ready for a night of sophistication as Black Tie Ballroom Club comes to the Indian YMCA in Fitzrovia. Dance the night away to a playlist performed by a 10-piece orchestra, there will be dance lessons and a opulent atmosphere.
In the deluxe vintage French venue, Cafe de Paris, Friday nights will tell a tale of tortured love, tempting fate and dark lusting powers. Cabaret Des Distractions is filled with fire breathing pig masked characters, a dainty damsel, a satanic compere and a whole hoard of other intriguing and exciting show business excess.
The Three Wine Men - Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith - will be educating guests all about the different making processes and flavours produced by 30 of South Africa's best wine makers this September. Taking over South Africa House in Trafalgar Square, this wine tasting promises to leave you smiling and with a head full of wine facts.
ROOTED and 1 Rebel are hosting a special workout event at South Place Hotel this January as they put you through your paces. There will be a Rumble class before you move onto a serene class of Vinyasa class. Things finish with delicious food by ROOTED; choose from key lime pie, acai or chocolate waffles.
Take a trip to Faulty Towers for an unforgettable immersive dining experience. Basil, Sybil and Manuel will all attempt to make the night go off without a hitch… and are obviously going to fail! Get a three course meal filled with improvisation, theatrical antics and genius comedy that has led to it becoming critically acclaimed.
Head to Ping Pong in Covent Garden and put your skills to the test at one of their weekly Dim Sum masterclasses. Held every Thursday, guests will learn how to correctly stuff and roll the perfect piece of dim sum, all while enjoy a delicious cocktail of their choice. All for just £15 per person, this Central London event is perfect for anyone looking to try something new.
Hilarious and brave, Eleanor Conway’s sell-out show Walk of Shame is finally coming to the Century Club. This show is all about her experience with sex, sobriety and Sambuca, as throughout her life she’s always taken things to extremes: from going to Asia to work for the triads, to making hardcore porn to partying around the world as a music journo.
Flight Club is mixing up your weekend brunch as they throw darts and pizza in the mix. Taking place every weekend, slurp on prosecco, have a go at the game and munch on as much pizza as you can.
Take a trip to The Phoenix for a quiz like no other: Last Man Standing! The winners of each round have to take part in a series of stage challenges based on classic game shows. Then the winners of this have to face off against the biggest challenge yet: Last Man Standing! A fun, interactive quiz that’s both fast-paced and hilarious.
Themed costumes, stunning performances, mesmerising acts and wonderful music all collide wonderfully this year at the London Cabaret Club. Dedicated to Britain's proud musical history, the line-up of amazing dancers will first put on a dazzling cabaret show, before the DJs take over until 3am. Playing all the best tracks from the funky 60s, laid back 70s, punk-intoxicated 80s and Britpop 90s, the entire venue will be left abuzz, swaying gently to the sounds of The Who and The Beatles.
'80s babies get ready to show down against the '90s babies as Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes put on a night of cracking tunes from the two huge decades. When you're not strutting your stuff on the dancefloor, gorge on some giant pizza, have a crack at karaoke, or play ping pong.
You don't need to head all the way to the States to join in with the fun of Independence Day as a hot roster of their top talent take over Comedy Carnival at Bar Rumba. Join three comedians from America as they have you chortling in your seat with their brilliant routines.
From the amazing swing band Tootsie Rollers through to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons tribute band The Eastcoast Boys, July at The Hippodrome is promising a huge roster of live music. Join the central London venue for a series of lively and upbeat music concerts.
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.
Taking place in a secret location, Pitch Black is changing the way you drink. The company plunge you into complete darkness, and along with a drinks experts, help you focus on the flavours and depths of cocktails and wine in a completely new way.