Best Events In August

We're at the height of summer and - if you haven't already - it's definitely about time you got out and made the most of this gorgeous weather. Not sure where to start? With a month full of supper clubs, outdoor film screenings, immersive experiences and more, we don't blame you. But no problem, our hand-picked guide is just the thing to get you out for some fun in the sun. Feast your eyes on London's best events in August and get some seasonal inspiration.

Last updated on 3rd July 2020




If you're looking for fun things to do this August, book yourself into Ballie Ballerson. Whether you're here for the Insta-worthy photo opps, the chance to act like a kid again or all the retro sweet cocktails and pizza you can handle, this is one for your diary.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

234 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 18th July 2020 and 3 other dates

Hop aboard The Dutch Master, an incredible two-storey party boat that takes you past iconic London landmarks. Soak up the sights of the city all while listening to everything from disco classics to hardcore house... but that's all depending on what channel you choose, of course. 

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

520 user reviews 4

Hip Hop Brunch are making your Saturday afternoons a whole lot better with their weekly events throughout August. Unwind to all your favourite songs from some of the biggest names in the industry whilst tucking into a delicious three-course meal with bottomless cocktails.

The Grand

883 user reviews 4

The Grand in Clapham is your go-to for quirky events this August. Whether you fancy swinging by for one of their huge confetti canon-filled weekend blowouts or a legendary sing-along cinema night, there's always something fun to be a part of. 

Flight Club

463 user reviews 5

This August, treat yourself to some seriously quirky activities at Flight Club. You and your squad will get to celebrate the summer by playing round after round of social darts while sipping Prosecco, tucking into epic platters of pizza and having one heck of a party. 

Agency Unknown

244 user reviews 4

Fancy yourself as the next Mariah Carey? Just wanna have a few laughs? Check out Agency Unknown; the party collective bringing you a roster of humorous events from Last Man Standing and Gospeloke to Musical Bingo.

Comedy Carnival London

53 user reviews 4

Comedy Carnival brings you award-winning comedians from around the world, as well as plush dining and roaring shows at some of London's best venues. Join them this August for an evening filled with laughter, enticing eats and plenty of surprises along the way. 

  LONDON NEVER DIES

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@ The London Cabaret Club on Various dates from Monday 3rd August 2020

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London Cabaret Club's newest show is taking a look at Britpop through the ages over a night of theatrical costumes, mesmerising performances and well-loved tunes. Beginning in the 60s, the evening will include popular anthems and nostalgic trends from each decade.

For an alternative night out in London this August, Fiddle Paradiddle's Pop-Up Ceilidh is the place for you. Expect all the traditional Scottish dances with some alternative ones thrown in, as well as a live band to put some spark into your summer.

@ Pop up location on Various dates from Friday 3rd July 2020

Treat yourself to a luxury dining experience this summer, courtesy of Dinner Ladies. Choose from the birthday meal kit, including a three-course feast and wine pairing, the bottomless brunch packages, picnics for romantic evenings in the park and the ultimate BBQ kit.

A night of

93 user reviews 4

A live music series, A Night Of will be welcoming a talented group of musicians to Jazz Cafe for its upcoming August events. Throughout the month, performers will be treating you to an evening of Aretha Franklin classics as well as one dedicated to iconic neo-soul tunes.  

Skylight rooftop is bringing you a season of views, booze and quirky outdoor games to boot. Head to Tobacco Dock and make the most of those summer rays whilst sipping on refreshing cocktails and enjoying the sights and sounds of the city around you.

  Canary Wharf Brunch

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@ Electric Shuffle on Various dates from Saturday 5th September 2020

Celebrate the summer with a group day out to Electric Shuffle in Canary Wharf. Their unique boozy brunch offering will add a dash of healthy competition to your usual antics, with access to the shuffleboards, a bottle of Prosecco each, paddles of pizza and a live DJ to soundtrack.

Get a group together, book a booth and revel in a Brixton Courtyard party this August. Designed to be an all-new way to meet and dance in a socially distanced setting, world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and top street food traders all come together in one unique space. 

 

The Luna Cinema - London

42 user reviews 4

Grab a blanket and a bottle of bubbly for a sunset film screening, courtesy of The Luna Cinema. The outdoor movie pros will be showing a whole catalogue of films at venues across the city, including Kenwood House, Hampton Court Palace, Old Navy College and Tooting Common.

Bashment Brunch

46 user reviews 4

Held at a secret location, Bashment Brunch is adding carnival vibes to your weekend antics. Join them for tasty food, bottomless cocktails and a huge party atmosphere, soundtracked by a mix of reggae, dancehall and soca hits.

One of London's best restaurants, Petersham Nurseries is keeping you busy this summer with a variety of sophisticated events. Pasta masterclasses? Of course. Seasonal vase arrangements? You bet. The Covent Garden restaurant has even got sauerkraut and kombucha workshops for those keen to learn more about fermentation.

Garage Brunch

537 user reviews 4

Get your Saturday off to a great start with a little help from Garage Brunch and a few very special guests. Alongside a plethora of underground hits and well-loved classics, they're also feeding you with top-notch dishes and unlimited drinks. 

Thames Rockets

37 user reviews 5

All aboard the Thames Rockets as this water-based experience invites you to take in the city's sights like never before. Expect a unique speedboat ride paired with London Cocktail Club's finest tipples and a banging soundtrack all in one incredible journey through London.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Secret Cinema are back doing what they do best, this time taking movie enthusiasts to Kellerman's Resort for an immersive Dirty Dancing event. Cha cha to iconic tunes, sip on fittingly-themed tipples and discover what goes on in the staff quarters after the guests go to bed...