This epic immersive experience is inviting you to take a plunge into the cockney criminal scene of the 1920s. Don your finest flat cap and spend the evening dishing out violence, haggling bargains and making alliances. The best part? You get to call the shots.
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.
This Holborn pop-up promises a season of palm trees, sun huts and cocktails until the end of September. With a tropical paradise theme and delicious BBQ food, The Montague On The Gardens Beach Bar is the perfect spot for a summertime date with that someone special.
This August, East London's favourite shuffle spot is back. Join The Bottomless Shuffle Brunch for music, food, free-flowing drinks and a gorgeous new open-air terrace that features two outdoor lanes and an Airstream cocktail bar too.
Whether you fancy an evening of cabaret life drawing, spoken word or smooth swing tunes, Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club has got just the thing. The South London live music venue is welcoming a whole host of brilliant and talented performers to serenade you throughout August.
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.
Take part in one of London's most thrilling immersive experiences this August, which combines elements of an escape room and live theatre into one incredible event. Your mission? To steal back some of the world's most precious artwork by breaking into a top-security storehouse.
Throughout August, All Star Lanes are holding events across their various venues in Holborn, Covent Garden and Lanes White City. Whether you fancy a soulful bottomless brunch, comedic karaoke night or acoustic live music, they've got you covered.
Sure to spice up your August agenda, Gin-House Burlesque will be hosting a lineup of tantalising live performances this summer. Swing by to catch the likes of Miss Betsy Rose, Kolie Papillon and Missy Fatale for a spectacular evening of mischief and fun.
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.
Blingo is adding some light-hearted entertainment to your nights out in London this August. The brilliant event is taking to The Electric Ballroom to bring you RnB bangers alongside a hands-on night of bingo, dance offs and lip sync battles.
Over at Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green, you can catch all kinds of hilarious shows from top comics throughout August. Alongside the side-splitting acts, there'll be a wide selection of booze and delicious grub on offer.
Be transported to another world this August as War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience comes to East London. Guests will travel through 24 incredible scenes, battling a Martian invasion, climbing aboard boats and even jetting to Mars.
There's been coupling up, there's been cracking on... and now? The time has come to cheer on your favourite duo. Discover the best bars, pubs and pop-up screens showing the Love Island final, complete with games, welcome drinks and special celebrity appearances.
Step into the Wild West at Moonshine Saloon, where the king of bathtub gin will shake you up some contraband drinks. Rock the cowboy look as you take on the role of outlaw bandit and liquor smuggler, but watch out for the sheriff's suspicious gaze, or else.
Get ready for plenty of alfresco fun this August as Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden brings together quizzing and bingo for the bank holiday weekend. Head down for the chance to get your sip on in the great outdoors with plenty of entertainment.
A great idea for a fun day out this August, this cool tour and tasting of the Fuller's Brewery is an absolute must for beer-lovers. Head over to Chiswick where you'll be able nab a look behind the scenes at how the brand makes its delicious pints.
Head down to Brockley this August where the Rivoli Ballroom is bringing you a lineup of incredible movie screenings. Whether you're nabbing tickets for a classic night of JAWS, or cooling off with viewing of Some Like It Hot, this fun event series is one of the highlights of the summer.
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.
Bubble Pop Brunch is London's very first dedicated K-Pop bottomless brunch, and it's kicking off in a top secret location this summer. What can you expect to find? Unlimited watermelon soju and Korean fried chicken alongside heaps of themed entertainment.
A four-course meal created by a MasterChef finalist, a fabulous 20th-century train carriage as your setting, an evening of tableside drama... it's all on the menu at The Murdér Express. The immersive dining experience is serving up fun theatre performances with delicious food.
One of the best art series in London this month, Neon Naked Life Drawing is back - in-person and online - to bring you a new twist on those classic classes. You'll be tasked with drawing body paint-covered models using only UV materials, and it's worth it for those oh-so cool pictures you'll be taking home.
One of London's most popular events space, Chelsea Funhouse is bringing you a summer of bottomless brunching, code-cracking and film screenings. Whether you fancy trying out an immersive cocktail experience or want to ring in the weekend over free-flowing fizz, this is the place to do it.
Get a behind the scenes look at how your favourite craft pints are made at Meantime Brewing Company. The beer pros are welcoming you to their Greenwich abode to see how your drinks go from mash tun to hoppy delight, and providing you with some of the freshest sips along the way.
Do something quirky this August and take part in The Big London Bake, the ultimate baking challenge for you and your mates. Using the ingredients, tools and top tips provided, you'll have 90 minutes to whip up a winning bake, without making a right old mess of it.
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.
If you're after a lesson from the experts, look no further than Black Parrot, an award-winning bar in Blackfriars. The mixology maestros are more than happy to share some of their knowledge over rum masterclasses, complete with a welcome drink, four tasters and a collection of stories.
Get your groove on with a weekend of Caribbean food and Carnival sounds at Shabba Party. The August bank holiday event will have you dancing to dancehall, soca and afrobeats from a range of DJs while sipping on rum cocktails and letting loose with your pals.
Gigi's is back open and they're already lining up some of the best drag events in London. Head down to Balls Brothers this August as every Saturday they'll be rounding up the cream of London's queen crop to bring you comedy brunches full of sass and serious fizz drinking.
Make the most of these last days of summer with an outstanding immersive food experience. Kitchen Theory are back with an IRL offering which promises 10 exceptional courses of multisensory dining, whipped up by Jozef Youssef and his talented team.
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.
The R'n'Brunch Party is back this season with an epic line-up of drinks, delicious food and some of the biggest tunes in the biz. Head over to Proud Cabaret City where Emily Rawson and Sandra Omari will be DJing all afternoon so expect nothing but the finest in hip hop and R'n'B.
Keep the Carnival vibes going with Bashment Brunch as they host unmissable daytime parties across London this August. Say cheers to the weekend with unlimited rum punch, delicious Caribbean food and a soundtrack of reggae, dancehall and soca tunes.
Pairing bottomless rum punch and 2-course feasting with live DJs and lip sync battles, Old Skl Brunch is back and better than ever this August. Head down with your crew and expect safety measures in the form of social distancing and sanitising stations.
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.
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.
Hyper Reality is offering you an evening of escapist fun from their East London base. The VR-based event will give you the option to fight zombies, take a rollercoaster ride, explore foreign worlds and take part in a go-karting race. There's also retro consoles and board games for when you're out of the headset.
Whether you're a single lady or a nasty girl, we've got just the thing for you. Beyonce Brunch is paying tribute to the queen herself over an afternoon of limitless cocktails and a two-course feast, accompanied by live performances from an amazing singer and dance troupes.
When it comes to London's best events this summer, The Covent Garden Comedy Club is a no-brainer for a fun and light-hearted night of live entertainment. A group of witty comics will be keeping you laughing from start to finish as they bring you a diverse mix of witty sets.
One of the best events in East London this month, KIKI is the quirky drag cabaret you won't want to miss. Head to Kachette for nights dedicated to lip-syncs, live vocals, incredible dancers and plenty of death drops.
Spice up your August plans with a trip to The Grid where quirky cocktails and escape room larks await. Located in Southwark, the immersive event will transport you into the world of espionage where you'll sleuth around an evil HQ to stop it in its tracks.
Venture to a secret location where West End Musical Brunch's all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza awaits. Tuck into an hour of free-flowing fizz and mouth-watering nosh whilst real-life stars from the industry perform your favourite numbers for five hours of non-stop fun.
Take a break from suntanning and rooftop bars with a trip to Camden Town Brewery for an insightful and tasty tour. During the hour-long experience, you'll learn all about the steps involved and sip on a few beers poured straight from the tank.
Taking place every Saturday, Barrio's bottomless brunch is serving up 80s tunes, free-flowing booze, musical bingo and two courses of delicious food. So what are you waiting for? Pop on your summery best, grab your number ones and head to this Shoreditch party bar.
The Exhibit is serving up one of the best brunch events in London this August. The Balham beauty is celebrating the bank holiday weekend with a day of DJ sets, tasty food and a massive three hours of bottomless rosé.
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.
Scoring 10s across the board for eye-candy appeal and stunning skills, Magic Mike Live! is more than just a pretty face. Watch gleefully on as buff performers show off some spectacular acrobatics and dance moves over the 90-minute spectacular.