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 19th September 2018

18 events @ Boisdale of Mayfair with 32 upcoming dates from 19 Sep 2018 until 31 Oct 2018

One of the top jazz bars in Central London, this Mayfair music venue also offers some stellar drinking and dining options alongside its fabulous range of live music events.

7 events @ 5 venues with 350 upcoming dates starting on 20 Sep 2018

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.

@ Cafe de Paris on Saturday 29th September 2018 and 2 other Saturdays

Immerse yourself in Bollywood as this West London spot serves up a two-course Indian meal, bottomless drinks and live entertainment from the latest Bollywood musicians and dancers. With special guests and an epic party, Bombay Brunch is one that you won't want to miss.

3 events @ The London Cabaret Club with 37 upcoming dates from 21 Mar 2017 until 22 Dec 2018

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.

  Black Tie Ballroom Club

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@ Indian YMCA on Friday 5th October 2018 and 3 other Fridays

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.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

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@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Thursday 20th September 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.

@ Madame Tussauds on Saturday 29th September 2018

One of the most unique events in Central London, this series of after-hours activity nights let's you experience one of the city's most iconic exhibitions with the hassle of queues or kids. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and grab a snap of your favourite waxworks at this quirky London event.

  I love the 80s vs 90s

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@ Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes on Saturday 29th September 2018 and 5 other Saturdays

'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.

@ The Bargehouse - Oxo Tower Wharf on Friday 5th October 2018 and 2 other dates

It's all popping off south of the river this October, as Tequila & Mezcal Fest is back and bigger than ever. Now in its fifth year, you can expect live music and cultural showcases alongside an impressive array of food and drink; from a Mexican craft beer bar, to a Mexican wine showcase and new artisan spirits.

@ 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!

4 events @ 4 venues with 12 upcoming dates from 11 Oct 2018 until 24 Nov 2018

If you're after something a little different, head to one of the London libraries and explore the world of books as this immersive theatre experience combines intimate sound installations with pop-up books and live theatre performances.

4 events @ LIB-RARY with 4 upcoming dates from 20 Sep 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

From a private member's club to a buzzy bar, Pop Up Dating are taking over some of Central London's most fun spots. Join them for cocktails, networking and the chance to meet like-minded singles.

@ Westminster Reference Library on Fri, 12th Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 23:00

In the stunning location of Westminster Reference Library, just off Leicester Square, Laid Bare is bringing you the best in London's underground music scene. With performances from the likes of Say Anise, Harry Keyworth and William Poyer, this is a great opportunity to discover your new favourite artist. 

2 events @ 2 venues with 29 upcoming dates from 26 Nov 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

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.