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 21st February 2017
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.
Stay up and party until 3am at Lockside Lounge Bar in Camden. DJ Rugrat will be spinning hours of hot hits including a massive set of Pharrell Williams and Bruno Mars tunes, plus all your favourite garage and RnB.
It's time to put the guilty back into your clubbing days and sing your heart out to the likes of Britney, The Spice Girls and Boy Zone as Guilty Pleasure plays the kings and queens of pop. Indulge all those inner cravings and dance like there's no tomorrow with their dance troupe, shimmy in the dedicated '90s RnB room and confess all to Father Oates.
Get yourself down to Angel for a brunch with a difference. For only £20, you will feast on a delicious Brunch from The Narrow Boat’s Spring/Summer menu while sipping on a complimentary Vestal Vodka Bloody Mary. Then you’ll sail on a one hour boat trip along Regents Canal – where you’ll be given another complimentary Vodka Cocktail on-board.
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.
The Forge is Camden’s award-winning music and arts venue known for its diverse, fun and eclectic range of events. They host everything from classical, to contemporary, to folk and Jazz. No matter what your taste, there is going to be an event for you. Upstairs, there’s a Cantina serving Latin America street food and cocktails.
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.
Join the team at Bourne and Hollingsworth this February for a margarita masterclass delivered by El Jimador Tequila. The event will take place in Angel, in the North London venue's basement clubroom. With a complimentary cocktail on arrival, guests will be taught how to make the perfect margarita by the El Jimador brand ambassador, before learning all about the history of the cocktail courtesy of Jim Wrigley, the venue's own bartender.
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.
Make your way to The Old Queen’s Head for a night of ridiculous comedy with Thom Foole’s House Party. Expect a night of storytelling, mischief, party games and whimsical characters in a show that’s created when you mash Live At The Apollo with Little Britain.
Learn Spanish with Stripy Spanish, the language organisation that focuses on fun and interesting techniques to help you retain the language. This winter they're heading to Chilango for an evening of group conversation and tacos. Enjoy fresh and delicious Mexican flavours as you work through a range of essential conversation points.
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.
To celebrate the arrival of the Persian solar New Year (Noruz), Hospitality House is offering an authentic celebration for North London's adventurous crowds to enjoy. Featuring 8 delicious courses of food and only the finest ingredients, this event allows its guests to experience a slice of Persia without having to purchase a plane ticket.
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.
Get a taste of Mardi Gras and New Orleans in North London with the Big Easy Supper Club. Bringing together the diverse cultures of the city, they’ll be serving up three delicious southern American courses. Then, get yourself on the dance floor for some live jazz music and lots of bourbon.
Camden Comedy Club is bringing one of the most interesting stand-ups of the year: Stand-Up and Slam, that pits performance poetry against stand-up comedy! Can comedy be profound? Can poetry be funny? This is for you to decide as six amazing acts compete for your affection.
Invigorate yourself with that Chicago spirit from North London as Drink Shop Do host their very own All That Jazz dance class. Learn to dance to one of the sexiest music genres in the world, with jazz hands, booty pops and dance moves like Catherine Zeta-Jones from the same movie.