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

10 events @ XOYO with 10 upcoming dates from 08 Sep 2018 until 23 Oct 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.

7 events @ 2 venues with 167 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 2018 until 27 Jan 2019

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.

@ SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Friday 26th October 2018

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.

@ Concrete on Thursday 27th September 2018 and 3 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.

22 events @ 12 venues with 52 upcoming dates starting on 09 Sep 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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 57 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 2018 until 29 Dec 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.

12 events @ 7 venues with 31 upcoming dates from 25 Jan 2017 until 20 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.

@ Palatino on Wednesday 26th September and Tuesday 27th November 2018

This amazing April event in London is one of the best supper clubs the capital has to offer. Hosted by Palatino in Clerkenwell, guests will be taken on a culinary tour of Rome's cuisine and gain a better understanding of the cultures that shaped it.

15 events @ 3 venues with 15 upcoming dates from 08 Sep 2018 until 08 Dec 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 @ The Colonel Fawcett with 8 upcoming dates from 10 Sep 2018 until 29 Oct 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.

12 events @ 6 venues with 24 upcoming dates from 01 Aug 2018 until 18 May 2019

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.

38 events @ Secret London Location with 38 upcoming dates from 08 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Friday 21st September 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.

1 events @ Pitch Stratford with 1 upcoming dates starting on 08 Sep 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.

6 events @ 3 venues with 6 upcoming dates from 24 Sep 2018 until 12 Jan 2019

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.

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. 

4 events @ 2 venues with 51 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 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.

9 events @ The Exhibit with 32 upcoming dates starting on 08 Sep 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.

27 events @ Kansas Smitty's with 27 upcoming dates from 09 Sep 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.

17 events @ 7 venues with 24 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 2018 until 22 Nov 2019

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.

36 events @ Secret London Location with 36 upcoming dates from 08 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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. 

10 events @ 3 venues with 353 upcoming dates from 30 Dec 2017 until 29 Dec 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! 

@ 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.

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@ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on Thursday 18th October 2018 and 2 other 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.

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Friday 21st September 2018

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. 

2 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 18 upcoming dates from 07 Sep 2018 until 14 Dec 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.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 20th October 2018 and 2 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.

5 events @ The Grand with 6 upcoming dates from 14 Sep 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.