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 19th June 2018

7 events @ XOYO with 7 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 02 Aug 2018

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.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates

Based on the cult TV series, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is back with their usual shenanigans for 2018. Head to central London for a hilarious blend of comedy, theatre and three-course dining.

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3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 132 upcoming dates from 10 Jul 2018 until 07 Oct 2018

One of the best upcoming events in London this month, Skylight brings together great drinks, amazing views and fun lawn games for you to get involved with this spring.

  KERB Counter Quiz Night

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@ KERB Counter on Various dates

Every other Wednesday, KERB invite their hilarious Drag Queen quiz master to host their amazing quiz night, with six rounds, great cocktails and beers to drink, and even free poppadum nachos.

  • Over 18
  • Quiz Night
  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • Tickets from £5.00 - £5.00

6 events @ The Grand with 6 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 11 Jan 2019

Witness the most awesome cinema screenings in the city, as The Grand throw a night filled with unlimited popcorn, fancy dress, drinking games and more during your favourite films, and it's all followed by an awesome after party.

12 events @ 6 venues with 16 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 23 Nov 2018

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.

8 events @ 3 venues with 324 upcoming dates from 30 Dec 2017 until 03 Nov 2018

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! 

3 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 3 upcoming dates starting on 07 Sep 2018

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. 

13 events @ Secret Location with 13 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

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.

8 events @ 6 venues with 27 upcoming dates from 25 Jan 2017 until 06 Dec 2018

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.

4 events @ Pitch Stratford with 15 upcoming dates starting on 14 Jul 2018

There's fewer things better than hanging out at Pitch in April, where you can chill out in their alfresco urban garden, play games with friends, eat street food all while listening to music. Or if you want a bigger April: they've got a tonne of events and parties that are bound to get you going.

7 events @ 4 venues with 7 upcoming dates from 01 Jul 2018 until 17 Aug 2018

Bedales wine shop promise expert tastings and sessions from their outposts in Spitalfields and Borough Market. This April, head over for a beer and cheese tasting in association with Crate Brewery, a talk and tasting with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and plenty more.

26 events @ Secret London Location with 26 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 29 Dec 2018

Known only as the revolutionaries of the brunch world, the Hip Hop Brunch collective return to show you how breakfast and drinking combined is really done. Storming London with their 'Dirty South' menu of tidy meaty goodies, you'll be stuffing your face and knocking back bottomless cocktails before getting involved in their iconic hip hop karaoke sessions. 

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Various dates

As one of the few remaining ballrooms with its original decor still intact, it's only fitting that London's biggest Jive party takes place at the Rivoli Ballroom. The team behind this iconic London spot are transporting their guests back to the 1920s, hosting a night revolving around jive music. With a free class for beginners at the start of the evening, things will soon kick up a notch when the swing band takes over. This is one April event well worth checking out in our books.

32 events @ Kansas Smitty's with 32 upcoming dates from 10 Jul 2018 until 25 Nov 2018

Hot little Hackney joint Kansas Smitty's is pulling it out of the bag once again when it comes to live music. Join them this April for a great line-up of artists, from a Cheltenham Festival Warm-Up through to swinging saxophonists.

16 events @ Secret London Location with 16 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

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.

10 events @ The Colonel Fawcett with 10 upcoming dates from 09 Jul 2018 until 17 Sep 2018

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.

7 events @ The Exhibit with 40 upcoming dates starting on 11 Jul 2018

You don't want to miss a thing in April at The Exhibit. They've got their events schedule jam packed full of all kinds of fun events: think drag brunches, cinema screenings with dinner, life drawing, speed dating and so much more.

3 events @ Brother Marcus with 4 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 18 Aug 2018

With evenings of Sri Lankan cooking and ethical supper clubs to look forward to, Balham's Brother Marcus is bringing you some of the most exciting food events in London this April. 

2 events @ 2 venues with 2 upcoming dates starting on 12 Jul 2018

Spring is always a great time to get the gin cocktails flowing, and this great April event in London is the perfect way to do just that. Taking you on the journey of gin via the cocktails that use it, you'll sample some of the tastiest concoctions in town.

5 events @ 3 venues with 5 upcoming dates from 09 Jul 2018 until 27 Aug 2018

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.

  Gospeloke's 4th Birthday!

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Various dates

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 60 upcoming dates from 12 Jul 2018 until 02 Nov 2018

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.

4 events @ 2 venues with 66 upcoming dates from 10 Jul 2018 until 18 Dec 2018

Join the team behind the Boat Show Comedy Club each weekend this April for a night of hilarious comedy afloat the iconic River Thames. London's comedy fans are invited aboard the Tattershall Castle and Hispaniola boats to see some of the city's best up and coming stand-up acts perform their best material. Expect plenty of witty anecdotes, side-splitting one-liners and a few belly-aching laughs.

19 events @ 14 venues with 67 upcoming dates starting on 13 Jul 2018

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.

@ Meet inside the Marquis of Wellington Pub on Every Saturday

What better way to celebrate that April has arrived, than drinking your way through it? A must for those with a penchant for hops, head on down and snag your tickets now as guests to the Bermondsey Microbrewery Craft Beer experience are promised pints aplenty.

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 24 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

Fronting botanical cocktails, a roaring campfire, delicious street food and an all-round magical atmosphere, these stunning events in London in April are perfect for a matey knees up or an intimate date.

@ SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Various dates

Ever wanted to see the wonders of SEA LIFE after normal hours? Well, now you can, and you can stroll across the Shark Walk above the wonderful Pacific Reef where sharks are just inches from your feet. Travel the aquarium at your own pace, see the artic penguins, or Cuban crocodiles, drink your prosecco and have a magical evening.