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 16th July 2019




@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 24th July 2019

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.  

@ The Old Crown Public House on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th July 2019

Taking up a spot on New Oxford Street, this unique pop up bar is proving that a night on the bevs doesn't have to come with a heavy head and a meal deal on the morning commute. Sainsbury's Clean Vic is serving booze-free cocktails and low ABV beers for two days this July and they'll even be giving a few masterclasses on how to whip up your own.

The London Cabaret Club

116 user reviews 4

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.

Secret London Runs

79 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.

  Black Tie Ballroom Club

51 user reviews 5

@ Colliers Wood Community Centre on Saturday 10th August 2019

Enjoy a night of wonderful 1930s music performed by a live ten piece orchestra, as they play tracks from the 1930s and you enjoy a night of quickstep, foxtrot, swing, rumba and more. There's dance classes available for beginners and improvers alike.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Aldgate's Old Metal Exchange is paying host to a truly unique immersive adventure. Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience combines theatre, the hit musical, VR and cutting-edge technology to throw you head-first into the thrilling classic. 

ROXX London

36 user reviews 4

Head to Soho's Karma Sanctum Hotel where the Roxx team are taking over their rooftop terrace this summer for a monthly residency that is bringing you all-day antics from cocktails and house DJs to a hot tub.

Luscious Cabaret

13 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. 

@ 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.

Enrich your cultural soul with this series of unique events at The Montague on The Gardens. Head over to the Bloomsbury hotel where their Summer of Culture kicks off this season with interactive workshops, afternoon teas and special dinner events.

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. 

  Bloomsbury Brunch Social

78 user reviews 5

@ Flight Club Bloomsbury on Various dates from Saturday 27th July 2019

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.

The 99 Club

44 user reviews 4

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

27 user reviews 4

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 25th July 2019

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.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

181 user reviews 5

@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Friday 26th July 2019

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.

@ Leicester Square Kitchen on Saturday 10th August and Saturday 14th September 2019

Leicester Square Kitchen are hosting an homage to Frida Kahlo's colourful artwork with an equally vibrant bottomless brunch. Featuring live entertainment, Mexican small plates, free-flowing bubbles and cocktails on arrival, it's sure to be bold and beautiful. 

  The Cheese Crawl

10 user reviews 4

@ 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!