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 24th March 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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

520 user reviews 4

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.

A night of

93 user reviews 4

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.

Picking up where its winter pop up left off, the Skylight rooftop is bringing you a season of views, booze and quirky outdoor games, perfect for soaking up some summer rays.

London Shuffle

643 user reviews 5

What better way to celebrate the summer than with a bout of shuffleboard and some tasty cocktails? Head to the London Shuffle where you can enjoy all that and more this August in London.

Bashment Brunch

46 user reviews 4

Held at a secret location this epic brunch event brings the carnival to you with a mix of great music, tasty food, bottomless cocktails and a huge party atmosphere.

Garage Brunch

536 user reviews 4

Get your summer jam on as Garage Brunch returns to London, with a plethora of underground hits, well-loved classics and very special guest appearances. Alongside this, they're feeding you with top-notch brunch dishes and unlimited drinks. 

Immersive Mysteries

196 user reviews 5

If you're after something quirky, prepare for a night of murder mystery. From cavernous pump rooms to eerie houses, this immersive series will have you solving clues and uncovering mysteries like never before.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

116 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Saturday 11th April 2020 and 19 other Saturdays

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.

This summer, immerse yourself in London's premier prison-inspired drinking experience. Step behind the shutters of this unassuming haunts in Covent Garden and Shoreditch and discover a world of quirky characters and creative cocktails.

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.

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.

The Grand

883 user reviews 4

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.

Old School R&B Brunch

78 user reviews 4

Kicking off with an hour of free-flowing punch, this epic brunch party is taking you on a journey back to the golden age of R&B alongside two courses of delicious food including sticky BBQ wings, corn fritters and a cajun bean burgers with smoked peppers.

Agency Unknown

234 user reviews 4

Fancy yourself as the next Mariah Carey? Just wanna have a few laughs? Check out It's Unknown; the quirky collective bringing you events from Last Man Standing and The Comedy House Party to Gospeloke and Musical Bingo.

The Luna Cinema - London

42 user reviews 4

Grab a blanket, a bottle of bubbly, some pillows and your number one's for a gorgeous sunset film screening, courtesy of The Luna Cinema. The outdoor movie pros will be screening a whole catalogue of films at swoon-worthy venues across the city, including Kenwood House, Hampton Court Palace, Old Navy College and Tooting Common.

  Cocktail Time Machine

15 user reviews 5

@ Timeless Bar and Kitchen on Various dates from Thursday 9th April 2020

Save 20% on ticket Weds & Thurs 6..30pm with discount code TIME20

The only way to see out the final month of summer, this unique cocktail experience is as fun and flavour-filled as it is informative. Head over to Haggerston where the Cocktail Time Machine is taking you on a journey through three of the world's most iconic drinks.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

202 user reviews 5

Blingo is an unforgettable experience of beats, bling and bingo. Grandma Flash and the Bingo Crew are taking over North London to bust out the numbers and blast some beats, giving you the chance to get your hands on some of their phat prizes.