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 December 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 from Friday 11th January 2019

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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.

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.

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.

@ Concrete on Thursday 20th December 2018 and 11 other Thursdays

Get ready to partyyyyyy with Musical Bingo, the ridiculous night that's bringing London gameshow utopia to us all. From dancing on the tables to dance offs and mystery boxes, this is a night like no other.

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.

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.

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! 

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 19th January 2019 and 10 other Saturdays

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.

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.

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.

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. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

  Crazy Eight

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@ The London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Wednesday 19th December 2018

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.

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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. 

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.

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.

  Gospeloke East London

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Thursday 17th January 2019 and 5 other Thursdays

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.