Best Events in April

Spring is here and damn it it's time you got out there and enjoyed it. From secret pop-ups to foodie wonders, massive club nights to experiential events; our guide has it all. No excuses, plan your month and check out the biggest, the boldest and the downright best London events this April.

Last updated on 17th April 2019


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Whether it's Notorious B.I.G, Destiny's Child, or Daft Punk, listen to some of music's most defining moments like never before as they are lovingly recreated with the help of a live orchestra.

  Dinner Is Coming

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@ The Vaults on Various dates from Wednesday 24th April 2019

Lords and Ladies of Easteros, you are cordially invited to celebrate the blessed Day of Marriage between Jaffery Bearathon and Margarine. However not everything is as it seems, as you must pledge your allegiance to the rightful heir of the throne once murder rears its ugly head. 

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Various dates from Monday 22nd April 2019

Escape the April showers and enjoy some wonderfully creative concoctions at this quirky chocolate pop-up. You'll get to enjoy mocha and minty infusions, chocolate beer, chocolate wine and plenty of other sweet treats.

Looking for a fun night out in north London. Bringing you late nights, quirky weekend brunches and after-work drinks, FEST is Camden's legendary party spot. Expect themed nights, live music and even events themed on your favourite artists.

For King and Country

143 user reviews 5

This immersive and interactive game-based theatre production is all you need this April for a unique day out. You'll be thrown into a dystopia where Germany won WW2 and you'll have to attempt to re-write history, no pressure. 

  The Water House Project

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@ Bert & May on Various dates from Thursday 25th April 2019

Shake up your usual eating habits with a visit to east London where Michelin-starred chefs Gabriel Waterhouse (Galvin La Chapelle) and Herber Berger (Innholders Hall) are serving up a seasonal menu of 7 delicious courses within the gorgeous Bert & May design studio.

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Monday 22nd April 2019

From tamarind spiced chicken wings to potted salt beef brisket and beef Wellington, this slinky Gordon Ramsay-led restaurant is pulling out all the stops this Spring. Head to St Paul's for an exclusive meat-fuelled menu in the heart of the bustling City.

Handmade Mysteries

77 user reviews 5

The makers of some of London's most twisted escape rooms, Handmade Mysteries bring you "the Crystal Maze on meth" with its mix of funny, creepy and totally unique experiences.

Alfred Le Roy

116 user reviews 5

All aboard the Alfred Le Roy as the iconic Hackney venue invites you to soak up thirst-quenching drinks as you navigate the waterways of London. Whether you're looking for a little alfresco imbibing or just after something a bit different, this should be on your radar.

Bashment Brunch

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Held at a secret London location, this epic brunch party will have you dancing, dining and singing all afternoon to a soundtrack of the very best in bashment, soca, reggaeton and dancehall.

  Spring Sundowners

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@ Ham Yard Hotel on Wednesday 24th April 2019 and 4 other dates

To celebrate the arrival of spring, Ham Yard Hotel are hosting a seasonal pop-up on its terrace offering sunset gazing, green surroundings and pure bliss. Recline with one of their seasonal cocktails or biodynamic wines and graze on a menu of cured meat, cheese and garden platters. 

The Reggae Brunch

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Spring might be here but why not get some proper tropical vibes at Reggae Brunch, where you get drink an hour of bottomless rum bunch, feast on a three course meal and dance to tropical reggae music all night long.

Escape those pesky April showers and be immersed in a five hour musical theatre extravaganza. You'll be wined and dined with a gorgeous bottomless brunch, accompanied by some of the West End's biggest stars as your entertainment. 

The London Cabaret Club

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Bored of the usual dinners and nights out? Head to Bloomsbury Square where you'll find cabaret with a twist. Bringing you a never before seen show, The London Cabaret Club has launched an Ascot special, where there's fire breathers, ballroom dancing, live music and more.

@ Shrubs Wood on Saturday 27th April 2019 and 3 other Saturdays

Experience a one-of-a-kind wilderness adventure as you get transported from London to an ancient forest, foraging and gathering vegetables, fauna and botanicals to create a stunning dinner. The immersive journey will take you back to the very basics with incredible results.

  Crazy Eight

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@ The London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Sat in the heart of Shoreditch, London's favourite table shuffleboard bar are bringing you two classic 16ft tables and their special Snapback table, a rebound version with electronic scoring, as well as Patron cocktails, beers and wines.

Flight Club

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Flight Club are taking over numerous locations across the city with their Wild Brunch Socials, offering pizza, prosecco and social darts. To top it off there's glitter painting, jungle juice cocktails and DJs all afternoon to make it extra special.


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Revel in the dark underworld of the Double R Club, a absurdly twisted and surreal cocktail of cabaret burlesque, comedy and live music. Head on over top Bethnal Green Working Men's Club to experience this subversive fantasy for yourselves. 

  Sunrise Yoga at Sky Garden

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@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Set 36 floors high, the Sky Gardens are a truly idyllic setting for sunrise yoga and a delicious breakfast. Get your vinyasa flows going as you take part in an hour-long dynamic class against the backdrop of luscious greenery before hitting the buffet.

How's this for a quirky night out? Explore some of London's most iconic attractions, away from the stress of tour groups and school trips. You'll get top soak up every moment with a glass of fizz or cocktail to hand, without any fuss. 

Head over to Soane's Kitchen where this month sees them welcome in the one and only Sipsmith for a stunning gin-inspired menu including Sipsmith-cured trout, chicken breast with pumpkin and pesto and a moreish lemon drizzle cake.

One of the best clubs in East London, Cargo is always a top spot for party antics. from student nights and pub crawls to some of the city's biggest and best events, it's got something going on every night of the week.

@ The Mind Palace / Sherlock: The Game Is Now on Various dates from Friday 26th April 2019

One of the city's coolest new cocktail experiences, this Sherlock-themed event at W12 brings you three unique cases to solve, alongside a welcome drink and quirky concoctions to try out at the bar.

It's all about cocktails this month as this central London bar brings you events dedicated to both Chapel Down and Hepple British Gin. Not only will you be able to bag tickets from as little as £15, but you can even shake up your own creations.

Garage Brunch

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For a day of booze, brunch and awesome entertainment, the Garage Brunch is the place to be. One of the best event in London in April, this daytime event is the ultimate garage dance party in the capital.

A night of

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With some stunning London events taking place throughout April, A Night Of brings together some hugely talented musicians to pay homage to the world's greatest acts.

@ Union Street Cafe on Tue, 30th Apr 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

One of Waterloo's most renowned restaurants plays host to a one-off supper club this month. Mixing Italian and Asian flavour, diners can chow down on burrata and wasabi salsa verde, Vietnamese pigs head Carbonara and braised lamb belly.

Prosecco House

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Spice up your standard Monday plans with a visit to this east London spot. Nestled by the iconic Tower Bridge, Prosecco House is the bustling spot bringing a whole new meaning to the Italian fizz. Work your way through tastings, platters and more for just £20.

@ St Mary's Church London on Wed, 24th Apr 2019 @ 18:30 - 22:00

The Marylebone Menu is kicking off the Marylebone Food Festival, showcasing the best the area has to offer. This seven-course feast will include dishes form Michelin-starred chefs with drinks from Marylebone's finest bars, all to raise money for Springboard. 

The music quiz taking the world by storm pops up across London at Jerusalem Bar, The Phoenix and Trapeze to show you into the wonderfully wacky world of Sounds Familiar. Think a pub quiz fused with disco where you'll be on your feet dancing and singing to the likes of MC Quizzical and DJ Al. Listen up, name that song and get your musical caps on.

Little Nan's

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Little Nan has packed up and jetted off for bit of Benidorm sun this spring... and her grandkids are running wild. They've packed up all of her stuff and shipped it over to Shoreditch, loading it all into a warehouse by Old Street Station. Here, they'll be throwing a 90s themed party with all of her old treasures. Drink bottomless cocktails from her teapots and dance atop of her dining table! 

  Sleight of Hand on the Strand

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@ Simpsons in the Strand on Saturday 11th May 2019 and 6 other Saturdays

Magician extraordinaires Tony Middleton 'Sonic' and Dominick Zwolinski will be taking over Simpson on the Strand for an evening of close up magic that will have to be seen to be  believed. You'll get an extra dash of dazzle with your meal at this stunning experience. 

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Monday 22nd April 2019

Prepare to be transported to another world as Gordon Ramsay's much loved City restaurant brings you a mouthwatering menu set in one of the most unique spaces in London. Tuck into signature dishes like tuna tartare and tamarind chicken wings, as well as, rum-laced cocktails.

With a cult status in London Supa Dupa Fly is bringing the best in 90s and 00s hiphop and tunes, along with live performances, across some of London's coolest venues.

HIX Events

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Join Mark Hix on a culinary tour-de-force with a series of amazing events, ranging from interesting and fun chats with famous chefs who will cook you up a feast from their own cookbooks, to joining Mark at his kitchen table to be taught as you eat delicious food.

  Gospeloke East London

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Thursday 16th May and Thursday 20th June 2019

Your April plans are sorted as Gospeloke is coming to town. Combining karaoke with a full gospel choir, you can unleash your inner-Whitney out on stage. There's also going to be euphoric sing-a-longs, team harmonies and awards for the Best Confessional, Best Solo Performance and more.

Laugh Train Home Events

164 user reviews 5

If you're in need of a mid-week pick me up, these events by Laugh Train Home are sure to be the perfect fix. Having welcomed the likes of Seann Walsh, Sara Pascoe and Joe Lycett, expect some of the best in the biz tickling your funny bone. 

Good Ship Comedy

67 user reviews 5

Spend some of your April at the Good Ship Comedy Club and you can enjoy top quality headliners and the best in up-and-coming acts. Having hosted the likes of Nish Kumar, Sara Pascoe and Joel Dommett, you know you're in for a treat.

Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

120 user reviews 5

Escape the April showers with Blingo; the super-fly event merging bingo with hip hop and house party vibes. From massive prizes to dope lip sync battles and wild dance-offs, this isn't your usual bingo sesh. So gather your crew and head down for a night to remember.

@ Boisdale of Canary Wharf on Thu, 25th Apr 2019 @ 21:15 - 22:45

Head east where Canary Wharf's outpost of Boisdale is hosting Fleur East for an evening of eclectic funk, soul and R&B alongside a live band. Whether you're out for date night or catching up with friends, there's even a superb selection of drinks and dining options to choose from.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Monday 22nd April 2019

It's you and a zombie and only one of you is getting out of there alive. Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is a brilliant escape room challenge taking place in Whitechapel that involves using you logic and wit to complete the puzzle and making it out limbs intact.

  Dead Man's Hand

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@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 27th April 2019 and 9 other Saturdays

After a series of sold-out shows, A Door In The Wall are back with an immersive experience in the streets of Farringdon. Combing theatre, escape rooms, treasure hunts, storytelling and comedy to create a unique mystery, you'll become part of the real-world adventure that is Dead Man's Hand. 

If you're looking for a fun rainy day activity, these masterclasses in Covent Garden are sure to be just the ticket. Learn how to make the finest, authentic pasta at these fun, interactive experiences that are sure to heighten your dinner party offerings.

Comedy Carnival London

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Comedy Carnival London is one of the best ways to watch comedy in London, offering up hilarious shows, delicious dinners in venues across the city, and some of the biggest names in the comedy business.

Taking inspiration from icons such as Josephine Baker and Dita Von Tease, Gin House Burlesque are bringing their show girls back to elusive members' club The King's Head in Shoreditch. Join the girls in the old-schools club as they perform up close and personal for a night of wild shenanigans.