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 edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 25th April 2024

Thats Drag Bingo

Get ready to lip-sync for your life and have a blast at Thats Drag Bingo at High Barnet Red Lion. Prepare to battle it out for the lip-sync crown, compete in dance-offs, and enjoy a night of interactive fun, celebration, community and cheer. Leave your expectations at the door and embrace the silliness as charismatic hosts, Orange Gina, Ariel Bold, and Magic With a K lead you through a night of fun where everyone's invited to join the circus. 

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour

If you're a Spurs fan or you just love the beautiful game, head on over to this exclusive tour of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in North London. Walk in the footsteps of some legendary players while in the inner sanctum, with multimedia sets from a few familiar faces along the way. 

Ayllu Restaurant

A haven of luxury and sophistication in the heart of Paddington, Ayllu is more than a high-end restaurant, it also hosts extraordinary events that celebrate the best of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines. With bottomless brunches held every weekend, DJ sessions on Friday and Saturday nights and samba entertainment during brunch and Saturday evenings, they'll leave you spoilt with choice.

Lil' Nashville: Nashville Honky Tonk Bar, Live Country Music & BBQ Night

@ The Dingwalls on Sat, 20th Jul 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

This July, head down to The Dingwalls in Camden Market for a night of Nashville-themed fun. This all-evening honky tonk event involves live bands and DJs playing the best country music, while sipping on authentic Tennessee whiskey. Tickets start from as little as £30 per person, but if you upgrade to the £50 ticket then you can enjoy a sumptuous barbecue feast to begin, as well as an exclusive performance for VIP guests.


For those music-fuelled North London plans, UKG Bingo should be at the top of your list. Don't just expect there to be rounds of the iconic game, but there's also a boatload of surprises. Think dance-offs, live DJ sets and plenty of fantastic prizes to be won.

What's On at Laki Kane

Looking for things to do in North London that are a little different from the average night out? Head to Laki Kane on Upper Street, a tropical bar and Thai eatery with a passion for all things colourful and creative. Enroll in one of their cocktail classes and learn how to make your very own tipple, be it a lesson in the art of rum or a self-guided session. 

Good Ship Comedy

Looking for things to do in Camden? Good Ship Comedy takes over The Colonel Fawcett pub every Monday, offering you top laughs to start the week. While tickets are only just £7, you can enjoy an evening from both top headliners and hilarious newbies.

The Star of Kings

The Star of Kings is a popular pub with a jam-packed roster throughout the week of live events and more. On Tuesdays, swing by this cute spot decked out with floral wallpaper and rose gold light fixtures, to take part in its regular quiz night run by a master with over thirty years experience in picture rounds. You'll also always find a round of karaoke here too, thanks to its private room and special nights on the ground floor where you can take centre stage. 

Bubba Oasis

This Angel beaut is not only a gorgeous hang out for casual lunches and coffees, but Bubba Oasis is also a hot-to-trot music venue with live sets on multiple days a week. And if that wasn't enough, they also hold a house party-esque night every Friday.

Breakin‘ Escape Rooms

Near Highbury and Islington Station? Here, you'll find Breakin' Escape Rooms fronting seven fun scenarios for you to get stuck into. Expect to become a witch or wizard to fight the forces off darkness, pull off a heist or go up against Davy Jones, all with 90 minutes on the clock.

Homeboy Bar - What's On This Week

Join Homeboy Bar in Islington for its live music nights spanning the week. On Thursdays and Sundays, you can catch live music from 8pm 'til 10pm, as well as a cracking roast on the latter, and on Fridays and Saturdays it hosts DJ nights, playing hip hop and RnB. So, get on down, sip signature cocktails like the coffee and banana-based No Doubt and enjoy your night.

The Horatia N7

If you're wondering what's on in North London, head to Islington's The Horatia N7 for non-stop music events. With everything from live tunes from The Ukulele Ska Collective to first-class funk vinyl beats, this top-notch boozer is bound to impress.