August Bank Holiday London Events 2019

A much needed three-day weekend is on the horizon, so have you sorted your plans yet? We're here to nudge you in the right direction with this choice of fantastic bank holiday events and parties! We've been out searching the city for the very best happenings; from late night drinking and dancing to chilled one-off events, we've got everything covered. So sit back, relax and have a browse of the best Bank Holiday Weekend Events in London.

Last updated on 15th January 2019




Discounts available on certain events

Known for combining amazing food with a party atmosphere, the Hip Hop Brunch team are taking over this August Bank Holiday in London. Guests will first be treated to 3 courses of 'Dirty South' food, before enjoying fun rounds of Hip Hip karaoke and all your favourite urban acts. Certain to leave you full of booze, with a stomach that feels like it's about to burst and a great beat in your head, there are few better ways to spend a bank holiday weekend in London.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Thursday 17th January 2019

Create your very own botanical blend at this gin masterclass, which will teach you all about the art of distillation and the history of gin. Located at the HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery, you can create your own one-of-a-kind blend this bank holiday Monday.

Some say you shouldn't be allowed around darts, that you're dangerous; but we think they're wrong, and you more than fit the bill for this fun bank holiday event in London. Join Flight Club in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury as their Brunch Social not only promises a round at the board, there's food, prosecco and more.

  The Murdér Express

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 17th January 2019

Save 20% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 1pm with discount code MIDWEEK20
Valid on the following dates: 16/01/2019, 17/01/2019, 23/01/2019, 24/01/2019, 31/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 07/02/2019, 12/02/2019 and 13/02/2019.

Go for something a little different and celebrate the long weekend with a day at this immersive experience. Transporting you back to the early 20th century, you are invited aboard The Murdér Express, with a selection of dishes from Billy and Jack and mouth-watering cocktails.

@ Map Maison on Various dates from Thursday 17th January 2019

If whisky is more your thing, then you'll love this masterclass led by the experts at Map Maison. Munch on nibbles, sample premium blends, and soak up delicious whisky cocktails after creating your own concoction and learning all about the history.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Thursday 17th January 2019

Prepare for a night of thrills, as you must locate clues and solve riddles to avoid meeting your demise with a zombie. Go for something a little different and crack the clues to this unique escape room for a quirky night out in London.

@ Studio 88 – The Piano Works West End on Sunday 21st April 2019 and 3 other Sundays

Looking for the ultimate West End activity? Make the most of the bank holiday with a trip to Studio 88, where the lively spot is bringing you free-flowing brunch, non-stop live music and live DJs till 4am. Clear your calendar, because this is going to be a big one.

From pizza and prosecco brunches, to Friends-themed nights and even Sunday session club events, DUO has a jam-packed schedule of bank holiday activities to keep you going from morning 'til night.

@ Zoo Too on Friday 23rd August 2019 and 2 other dates

Get into the bank holiday spirit with this epic bar crawl that will drag you through five great Central London bars and club over five hours. Get free shots, glow sticks, makeovers and more, with the added bonus of queue jumps and drinks deals.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 18th January 2019

Experience a three course feast, Faulty-style as this immersive show transports you to the iconic show, complete with all your favourite characters. Head down on Friday, Saturday or Sunday for a 2 hour show with delicious food and lots of laughs.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Various dates from Saturday 26th January 2019

Set sail aboard The Dutch Master for an evening of drinking and dancing to your own personal soundtrack at this epic silent disco, all set to the backdrop of some of London's most iconic landmarks as you float down the Thames.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Thursday 17th January 2019

Save 20% on ticket Sentence No. 1 (Wednesday) with discount code ORANGE
Valid on the following dates: 07/11/2018, 14/11/2018, 21/11/2018 and 28/11/2018.

Inspired by America's most infamous prison, Alcotraz is London's first fully immersive theatrical cocktail bar. Don an orange jumpsuit, smuggle in your liquor of choice and prepare for some delicious bespoke cocktail creations.

@ The Piano Works Farringdon on Sunday 21st April 2019 and 3 other Sundays

With bottomless brunch, glitter artists and non-stop live music on the cards, The Piano Works is a top choice this bank holiday. Not only can you bag cocktails from as little as £5, but you can even request music till 1am, before a DJ takes to the decks.

One of the best rooftop hangouts in London, head to Skylight this bank holiday weekend where they'll be laying on the lawn games like nowhere else. Get involved with some croquet or a spot of petanque, or simply grab a drink and enjoy the view.