August Bank Holiday London Events

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 unique cocktail pop-ups to waterside experiences that make the most of the weather (here's hoping), we've got everything covered. So sit back, relax and have a browse of the best things to do this August bank holiday in London

Last updated on 28th November 2019


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Discounts available on certain events

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.

You can always count on Cargo in Shoreditch to throw a good party and that's no different come August bank holiday. The multi-roomed venue is keeping things fresh all three days of the weekend, with top DJs and themed parties keeping you going til Tuesday.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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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 Friday 17th January 2020

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.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 17th January 2020

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.

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 90s Brunch

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Celebrate the long weekend with an epic party courtesy of The 90s Brunch. Armed with a soundtrack of nostalgic hits, unlimited drinks and delicious brunch eats, these guys are on-hand to give you the the ultimate throwback. 

London Shuffle

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The UK's first open-air shuffleboard terrace welcomes you to do something a little different this weekend. Get stuck into the classic game, with pizzas, beers and cocktails to keep you going.

@ The Piano Works Farringdon on Sunday 12th April 2020 and 2 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.

  West End Musical Brunch

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@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Whether you're a die-hard Wicked fan, love all things Les Mis or go wild for The Lion King, this brunch is for you. Not only is this musical-themed bash bringing you 5 hours of non-stop hits and live performances, but also an hour of bottomless drinks and 2 tasty courses.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Various dates from Saturday 15th February 2020

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.

@ The Piano Works West End on Sunday 12th April 2020 and 2 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.