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 12th December 2018




@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

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.  

@ LIBRARY London on Various dates from Saturday 22nd December 2018

It's the 1930s and you're at gorgeous supper club, when suddenly a murder occurs. As detective Jonathon Rutherford attends the crime scene, you must work alongside him to catch the culprit before they strike again, at this immersive experience that'll put your detective skills to the test. 

@ The Phoenix Artist Club on Every Sunday

Located in the heart of the bustling West End, The Phoenix Artist Club is one of Soho's best-kept secrets. Think quirky Vaudeville acts, stars of the big screen and some of the city's finest cabaret performers. You've never seen anything like this.

@ Cleopatra's Needle on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

Be whisked away to Downton Abbey this Christmas for a real taste of what it means to be a Grantham. Dine in luxury with a stunning meal and explore the gorgeous grounds before unraveling the secrets of Tutankhamen and catching the murderer that's hiding within house. 

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.

  Bloomsbury Brunch Social

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@ Flight Club Bloomsbury on Various dates from Saturday 22nd December 2018

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.

@ London Dungeon on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

London Dungeons are mixing it up as they stay open until the witching hour. The iconic venue is taking you back to the rotten streets of Victorian London, from Gin Palaces to Jack the Ripper, this is history like never before.

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.

Popping up for just 3 months in Covent Garden, this quirky cinema series is bringing some the very finest examples of festive filmmaking to Central London. Head down for family favourites, themed cocktails and tasty Christmas-inspired snacks.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

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@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Thursday 20th December 2018

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 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!

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.

Continuing their residency at The Albarny, Luscious Cabaret promise a programme of dynamic dramatic fantasy performers, from burlesque to drag wonders. Add some magic to your Friday night by experiencing this spectacular showcase hosted by BBC One's Paulus. 

  Black Tie Ballroom Club

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@ Indian YMCA on Various dates from Friday 11th January 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.