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 24th July 2019




RE:IMAGINE

40 user reviews 4

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.

  Dead Man's Hand

56 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 21st September 2019 and 5 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. 

Afrobeat N Brunch

88 user reviews 3

Afrobeats n Brunch are taking over Shaka Zulu for a evening of non-stop afro-infused tracks, live entertainment and epic DJ sets in the heart of Camden. Head on down to experience what promises to be one of London's best afrobeats parties of the season. 

Laugh Train Home Events

193 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. 

Alfred Le Roy

139 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.

Little Nan's

202 user reviews 4

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 DOUBLE R CLUB

15 user reviews 5

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. 

@ Shrubs Wood on Various dates from Saturday 26th October 2019

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.

From fresh tuna tartare tostadas through to hake with green mole, RANDE Pop Ups is bringing a vibrant and authentic taste of Mexico to various locations across London. Each evening includes four courses of delicious food in a sociable setting, whether you attend the singles supper club or one of the underground shindigs.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

66 user reviews 4

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. 

HIX Events

43 user reviews 5

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.

A night of

91 user reviews 4

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.

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.

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Sunday 15th September 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.

Bashment Brunch

31 user reviews 4

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.

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. 

  Gospeloke East London

43 user reviews 4

@ Colours Hoxton on Thursday 17th October 2019 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.

Comedy Carnival London

44 user reviews 4

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.

Flight Club

349 user reviews 5

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.

The Reggae Brunch

1204 user reviews 4

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.

  Sunrise Yoga at Sky Garden

735 user reviews 4

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Sunday 15th September 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.

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.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Shoreditch on Every Tuesday

Step inside London's most notorious prison experience and be immersed in a world of dastardly inmates and ominous prison guards as you attempt to whip up hooch from behind bars. The immersive adventure includes two hours of expert mixing knowledge, as well as plenty of booze. 

@ York and Albany on Various dates from Sunday 15th September 2019

This summer, be whisked away to sun-soaked shores and rum-fueled paradise as the York & Albany opens their Rum Shack pop-up. Nestled in a Camden courtyard the tropical hideaway features bamboo, palm trees and non-stop summer vibes with its punchy cocktails and Caribbean eats. 

  Crazy Eight

124 user reviews 5

@ The London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Tuesday 17th September 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.

The London Cabaret Club

134 user reviews 4

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.

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Thursday 19th September 2019

One of spring's best escape rooms, this Alice In Wonderland-themed slice of immersive theatre brings you treasure-hunting and drink-sipping from the upstairs room of the Owl & Hitchhiker.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 15th September 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.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

103 user reviews 5

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.

  The Water House Project

31 user reviews 5

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Friday 20th September 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.

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

160 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.

@ Meet inside the Marquis of Wellington Pub, 21 Druid St, Bermondsey, London SE1 2HH on Every Saturday

Save £10.00 on ticket 12PM SAT with discount code TENOFF

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.

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.

Garage Brunch

387 user reviews 4

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.

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.