What's On in North London

Camden, Islington, more late night bars than South London per square mile and more. You want it, North London has got it. While a charmer for suburban areas and darling independents, North London is also a hot to trot location for some of the best events in London. From cabaret nights and titillating burlesque events, to warehouse digs and roaring club events, what you want, we've got. Check out our recommendations for the best events in North London below and tuck into one of the best areas in the city.

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Last updated on 29th November 2018

With a reputation firmly established at the heart of London's vibrant nightlife scene, 1 Big Night Out arrives in Camden this winter. The evening will start at Fifty Five Bar, before proceeding to 3 other Camden bars and culminating in one of the area's biggest clubs. Ticket holders will be spoiled on the night and will enjoy free entry access, queue jump privileges, complimentary welcome shots and happy hour drinks prices all night long. 

@ The Old Queen's Head on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 4:00

One of the biggest parties in North London this New Year's Eve, The Old Queen's Head will be moving to the sound of Hip Hop, House and the ultimate pop bangers until 4am. Don't be afraid to get down early as well, because the first 100 guests will be given a free shot.

Bringing you club nights, bingo nights, pancake parties and prosecco cocktails, this great Camden venue has everything you need to have a great night or day out, whatever the occasion.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

This Autumn, gin-lovers from all over the capital can take part in a stunning masterclass that's taking place at the famous Half Hitch Micro Distillery in North London. Starting with a tasting of the distiller's best spirits, guests will then learn all about the history of this famous drink, before making their own bespoke gin using flavours and ingredients that they've brought from home. Guests will then be given a 100ml sample of their own gin to take home, accompanied by a 100ml bottle of the famous Half Hitch gin. 

From Grease singalongs through to huge trap and hip hop nights, Fest in Camden's hottest new nightlife spot. Taking place in the atmospheric stables, the nights feature some of the biggest DJs along with the most fun line-up of events.

  Thursday Crawl

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@ Camden Pub Crawl on Every Thursday

Looking to tuck into the best that North London's bars have to boast? With the Camden Pub Crawl on your side, there's no excuse not to. From fun games and prizes, to reduced drinks prices and liquid freebies, don't miss out on one of the most raucous events in North London, especially when it comes in at just £10 a ticket.  

Taking place at different locations in North London, Divino in Vino is a series of luxury evenings that will teach you more about wine. All nights include plenty of wine, an expert to lead you through tasting notes and nibbles.

@ The Underworld on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29th December 2018

The Camden Rocks Club offers London's Rock lovers a night on the town framed by huge tunes and irresisitible drinks deals. With entry costing only £5 and a frequent host of surprise musical appearances, Underworld has become a favourite amongst the city's rock lovers and continues to draw in crowds from all over come Saturday night.  

This Summer, get down to Camden's Fest for a series of parties. For only £5 you can get down to London's best DJs, dance with aloha dancers, dive in the ball pits and more. What a bargain.

Every Monday check out The Good Ship Comedy for the best in up-and-coming and established TV acts. Watch out for names like Iain Stirling, John Robertson and Brendon Burns.

  Peaky Blinder experience

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@ Ladies and Gentlemen on Wednesday 19th December 2018 and 4 other dates

One of the best Christmas parties in North London, this quirky canal boat experience promises a Peaky Blinders take on your classic festive get-together. Head to Camden's best speakeasy before departing on a cruise of the waterways complete with themed cocktails.

From the charcoal black pizza through to boozy bingo and movie screenings, Lost Boys Pizza is more than your average slice. Head to this North London hot spot for bottomless bubbles, great films, and lip-smacking pizza.

Party-hard and swinging, Blues Kitchen Camden is renowned for its live music nights. The venue regular hosts some of the best blues and swing bands, head to North London to catch the likes of The Midnight Special, Brassroots and Truly Lover Trio.

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Thursday 10th January 2019 and 3 other dates

Head to the Owl & Hitchhiker where Buckbuck Games are bringing a weird Wonderland to the Holloway Road with this unique escape rooms experience that will introduce you to fun challenges and quirky characters.


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@ Shaka Zulu on Every Friday

If you're out in Camden on a Friday, there's only one destination for you: Shaka Zulu. Boasting two floors of fun, two dancefloors and walls adorned with 60ft statues, it's one of the most unique clubbing experiences in the capital. Couple that with discounted drink packages and table reservations, you've got yourself a good night.

  Bottomless Brunch!

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@ Lucky Voice Karaoke Islington on Saturday 22nd December 2018 and 21 other Saturdays

Jumping on the brunch train that seems to be circling London this year, the team at Islington's Lucky Voice Karaoke are pulling out all the stops. Starting off with two hours of bottomless cocktails and bagels, the event will end with an hour of karaoke in one of the venue's private booths. Maintaining the feel-good vibes, the resident DJs will be playing all your favourite party tunes throughout the afternoon

For a night old wild fun and epic parties in North London, you're going to want to head over to The Old Queen's Head. The Angel spot has a huge dancefloor to get down on, as well as putting on some cracking clubnight - think Prince, TLC and Michael Jackson.