Best Events In August

We're at the height of summer and - if you haven't already - it is definitely about time for you to get out and experience the best events in London. August has plenty of great events and our hand-picked guide is just the thing to get you out for some summer fun. Whether you're looking to be on the move at a new pub crawl or want to go a little crazy at a themed party; we've got the best August events in London. Check them out today and get inspired to try something new!

Last updated on 19th December 2018

  The Brig

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@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 23rd January 2019

If you're after a cocktail experience, then this summer pop up is just what you need. Whether it's rum, gin or whiskey you're after, the Merchant House's hidden bar has it all. With a personal bartender and your own music selection, this is the perfect private hire.

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To celebrate the work of some of Hip Hop's B.I.Gest artists and groups, Hip Hop Brunch will be putting on a number of afternoons throughout August, letting you unwind to your favourite songs while tucking into a delicious 3-course meal. With bottomless cocktails served between 12-1 pm and an impressive food menu boasting all your favourite Southern dishes, Saturday afternoons just got a whole lot better.

One of the best events in London this August, this fun and quirky bar down at Tobacco Dock is bringing you skyline views, gorgeous summery drinks and French and British lawn games to have a crack at.

Retelling the stories of some of music history's most loved names, the Reimagine collective bring together orchestras and live performers to offer one of the most nostalgic live experiences in London.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

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@ Heaven on Various dates from Friday 25th January 2019

Popularly known as one of the best comedy clubs in central London, the Covent Garden Comedy Club prides itself on delivering only the biggest names on the international circuit right now. Each show sees several completely hilarious comics take to the stage alongside one compere, and your ticket offers both 15% off at the Lulivo Italian restaurant.

London Cabaret Club is the ultimate way to spend a night out in Central London, with an excellent array of cabaret shows set around distinctly British themes and performed by West End stars, all while you feast on delicious dinners.

Matching great films with tasty treats, the Gourmet Cinema Club is back this month to bring you screenings of your favourite movie classics from The Big Lebowski to The Notebook.

Do yoga like never before, as you don your finest glitter at their DIY station before performing an hour long class to a mix of disco classics. You'll finish off with a super-food cocktail or mocktail.

This month, things are getting spicy at FEST, as they bring a whole heap of entertainment. From iconic film singalongs to magic shows and burlesque performances, there is something for everyone at this quirky summer series.

  Sleight of Hand on the Strand

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@ Simpsons in the Strand on Saturday 26th January 2019 and 2 other Saturdays

This night of 1920's-themed close-up magic at one of London's most exclusive hotels sees magician extraordinaire Tony Middleton taking on his 50th show, alongside Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2018 finalise Dominick Zwolinski.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Monday 21st January 2019

Take a crack at distilling your own gin at this cool masterclass at the Half Hitch micro-distillery. Bring your own ingredients to this fascinating session and leave with a little taster of your own gin, as well as a slug or two of Half Hitch's own unique brand.

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There's a new brunch player in town and they're bringing bottomless cocktails, two courses of brunch food and the hottest disco tunes with them.

This summer, DNA VR invite you to take part in a new experience. Immerse yourself in the world of virtual reality and conquer new challenges through seamless design and modern technology.

  The Murdér Express

330 user reviews 4

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Save 20% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 1pm with discount code MIDWEEK20
Valid on the following dates: 16/01/2019, 17/01/2019, 23/01/2019, 24/01/2019, 31/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 07/02/2019, 12/02/2019 and 13/02/2019.

The Murdér Express is here to take you all the way back to the 20th century, complete with cocktails at the Seven Sins platform bar and a tantalising food menu created by MasterChef finalists, Billy and Jack. 

Get out of the summer heat and into one of The VR Concept's cutting-edge gaming booths. Choose your game and enjoy up to an hour of interactive adventuring with your friends at locations across London.

The Grand is your one-stop shop for fun this August, from their huge confetti-canon filled weekends, through to sing-along cinema nights - there's always something big going down.

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Think you know what a fun brunch in London looks like? You must not have met The 90s Brunch yet. Join them this August for daytime drinks and throwback antics as the promise 90s hits, bottomless mimosa's, a lip-sync battle and more.

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Thursday 14th February 2019

Hosted by Gabriel Waterhouse 1 Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle and three times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berger, you can guarantee a delicious meal at this pop up supperclub. With seven courses and paired wines, you can't go wrong.

@ Concrete on Thursday 31st January 2019 and 10 other Thursdays

Musical Bingo combines everything you love about bingo and music and makes it that much better. Every month the theme changes, so expect your favourite songs on the airwaves, some mystery rounds and pizza from Pizza East Kitchen.

Whitney fans look out as this concert series brings you a night dedicated to the iconic singer. Performed by a stunningly talented group of musicians, it's one of the best events coming up in London in August.

For an alternative night out in London this August, head to this pop-up ceilidh dancing event. Expect all the classic Scottish dances, with some alternative ones thrown in - as a live ceilidh band put some spark into your summer.

Boost up your weekend game this August in London as the Reggae Brunch arrives to bring you bottomless cocktails and delicious food set to the soundtrack of your favourite Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Soul, Bashment and Ska sounds.

Named as one of the UK's best RnB nights, Supa Dupa Fly is an unmissable series of events. From parties on a rooftop through to beach parties, this huge night of top London DJs and a party happy atmosphere.