All aboard The Dutch Master, the best sounding boat on the Thames. Get the full clubbing experience while seeing amazing sights on the River, all while listening to several different channels of amazing music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shoreditch's biggest and best hip-hop basement party is back, bringing even more of your favourite artists like Jay Z, Tribe Called Quest, Playboi Carti and so much more, brought to you by amazing Djs.
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.
This is no April Fools: jump aboard this speed boat experience and you can enjoy a 15 minute dash across the Thames, before settling in at Ping Pong for delicious Dim Sum from their set menu.
Join Fiddle Paradiddle for another batch of Pop-Up Ceilidh, with fun, drinks, and an expert caller going through all the steps, as you dance into the night to energetic nu-folk music.
One of the best upcoming events in London in April, this virtual reality gaming experience brings you over 20 different games to enjoy, enhanced by the Star Command cutting edge gaming booths.
One of the best upcoming food events in April, this day of pizza-making, Pococello-drinking and snack-nibbling will get you as close to Neapolitan life as you can in West India Quay.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghost Bus Tour is whizzing you around London to see the sites. Jump aboard the vintage Routemaster to see some of the city's most iconic landmarks, all while being entertained with comedy and ghost stories.
One of the best events in London this April, CRATE brewery in Hackney Wick will be throwing open the doors of its Brew-Shed to give you the inside scoop on how to company brings its delicious beers to life.
155m up in the sky, tea, coffee, and pastries await you for a morning retreat. The Sky Garden's landscaped gardens serve as the scenery for your extraordinary tea experience. Breathtaking panoramic views make morning tea difficult to resist.
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.
temper City is going big for their monthly event with a themed quiz hosted by award-winning comedians, free flowing prosecco and a delicious three-course curry cooked on their open fire.
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.
Get into the bank holiday spirit at Farringdon's Piano Works. With bottomless brunches available, and non-stop music, boogie your way from Sunday to Monday at this fantastic April event in London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get ready for a real April Fools as this mad, bad and totally hilarious quiz descends on London once again. Quiz, play and twerk your way through round after round of side-splitting comedy at this fantastic Central London event.
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.
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.
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.
Live bands, DJ sets, and cocktails make evenings at the Sky Garden the perfect venue for your after work activities. The exquisite views are the ultimate destination for enjoying live music and experiencing the best that London has to offer.
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.
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.
Immersive yourself in this dim sum masterclass, where after being greeted with a glass of prosecco with lychee, you'll learn about the history of the food, watch it being prepared, and then make it, before eating your masterpieces.
One of the best events coming up in London in April, this quirky life-drawing class invites you to the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club to try your hand at sketching some burlesque and cabaret performers.