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 19th April 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.
Head down to Camden where the Jazz Café are hosting a night dedicated to the golden age of soul music. The Atlantic Soul Orchestra will be playing the best in Stax and Atlantic soul music, creating the perfect Sunday vibes while you eat some delicious food and cocktails from the wonderful Jazz Café.
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.
Cheap nights out don’t get much more fun than Magic at Proud Camden. There’s two floors of music, live performers, inflatable fun, UV parties, a ball pit and cheap, cheap drinks.
Settled in North London, the Drink Shop & Do is hosting a stained glass workshop that will teach you all of the technique you need to know to master the art yourself. Show off your skills and take home two of your own handmade light catchers after attending this class in North London.
Hailed as one of the best karaoke bars in Islington, it's no wonder that Lucky Voice are coming up trumps when it comes to antics in the city. A must-try for those that know their way around a ballad or two, prove your singing worth at their weekly music quiz with themed rounds, karaoke slots, top notch drinks and more.
With amazing comedians like Stewart Lee, Harry Hill, Katherine Ryan and Sara Pascoe previously on their bill, Laugh Out London is simply one of the best comedy nights in North London.
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.
Shimmy over to Tufnell Park as The Dome plays host to the popular Keep the Faith band. Singer Sarah Collins will also be making her London debut; join her and the nine-piece band for an amazing night of Northern Soul.
Head to FEST Camden for one of the best May bank holiday events in North London. Join the TURNT crew for an all night party featuring the very best in Hip Hop, Garage, Trap and more across three areas of the club.
One of the funnest events in North London, this cool and quirky tournament of bar games and mini golf is sure to be the best group activity you get out to this year. Teams go head-to-head over four rounds of crazy golf, puzzles, Foosball and retro arcade gaming with winners being awarded bar tabs, Plonk vouchers and plenty of other great goodies.
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.
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.
An absolute must for all disco lovers, French producer Yuksek is rolling into town with his huge mix of electronic takes on popular classics. The DJ will be at The Old Queen's Head this May.
Coming to Camden this April is your chance to try some of the North's best farmhouse cheeses and enjoy a talk from The Courtyard Daily's Andy Swinscoe. A perfect treat for any cheese enthusiast, this North London event and class is sure to be flavorful and informative.
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.
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.
Toronto comedian Bobby Mair heads to Aces and Eights for the latest night of stand up from Strip Light. Enjoy a great line up of stellar comedy acts at this hilarious North London event.
This fabulous event in North London is perfect for anyone who considers themselves a fan of DnB. Mixing jogging with your favourite jungle tunes, get ready for a London exercise class the likes of which you won't have experienced before.
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.
Head to the famous Jazz Café for a night of best in British reggae, where the sensational Resonators will be playing alongside the legendary Prince Fatty and MC/vocalist Horseman.
Kick it old school at this awesome North London event. Indulge in adventure playgrounds, Scalextric, booze and dancing at this awesome 90s throwback night in London.
KERB in Camden are hosting a quiz night with a difference: join them and their Drag Queen quiz master through six hilarious rounds, all while you enjoy great beers, cocktails, and free poppadum nachos.
Drink, Shop & Do play host to this awesome night of comedy from some of the best stand ups on the circuit. Featuring sets from Jayde Adams, Lloyd Griffith and Bobby Mair it's one of the best things on in North London.
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
This cool North London event will take you on a journey through the history of cocktails and gin. Discover some of the earliest gin cocktails and sample some more contemporary examples at this fascinating tasting event.
Cool, quirky and completely eccentric, Simmons have opened an outpost in Euston Square. The cosy pub will be filled with their trademark neon as well as the famous drink deals which include two cocktails for £10 and £2.50 bottles of beer.
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.
Wind down North's waterways with one of the most unique events in London. A BYOB boat cruise keeping things cute and kitsch, it's all aboard Canal Party Club for a romp down the river to remember. Able to host you and 11 friends aboard their boats, enjoy your own music, your own drinks and your own chums in a truly unique party setting, primed for summer adventures.
This North London wine tasting will have you in cheese heaven as you enjoy wine paired with some of the best British farmhouse cheeses. The Cheese Bar in Camden welcomes London-based importer Les Caves de Pyrene for a night highlighting the seemingly effortless pairing created by farmhouse cheeses with natural wine.