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 25th August 2017
For an unforgettable cinema experience, head to the Rivoli Pop Up Cinema and watch iconic films in one of London's oldest ballrooms. The company is hosting film screenings throughout the year and will be showcasing iconic films such as Rocky, The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rogue.
Basil, Sybil and Manuel of cult TV show Fawlty Towers are being brought to life in this hilarious piece of immersive theatre. Taking place in a London hotel, the evening will be a mad mix of three-course dinner, high-jinx and plenty of slapstick.
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 Library Private Members Club in Central London is hosting a Harry Potter-themed supper club that features 7 delicious courses of food. After enjoying a butterbeer cocktail on arrival, guests will be treated to a number of stunning courses, all with subtle references to the Harry Potter story. Dress in your best Hogwarts outfit and be sure to catch your train at platform 9 3/4.
This August visit the Crab Tavern and you could experience one of the best bottomless brunches around. Not only do you get a three-course brunch of delicious seafood dishes, but you have the option of adding 90 minutes of alcohol free drinks, or free-flowing alcoholic drinks.
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.
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.
For a summer party like no other, be sure to check out Total Over Dough. Ticket holders will be treated to slice after slice of delicious pizza, all the cocktails they can handle and will get to see live DJ sets by some of London's freshest producers. Taking over a secret location in August, there are few better ways to spend a day in London than at this pizza-and-booze heavy day.
The Grand in Clapham hosts two stunning club nights this August, drawing in Garage and Hip Hop lovers from all over the capital. First welcoming DJ Yoda for a History of Hip Hop set, the venue then invites DJ Luck and MC Neat to pay tribute to the UK Garage scene by playing everyone's favourite garage tracks. Thick Lonyo, Craig David and Daniel Beddingfield. Full of phat beats and heavy bass, these events won't be forgotten anytime soon.
Emma and Jess at Spread Catering are hosting a series of supper clubs this August, focusing on seasonal ingredients and simple recipes. Taking over Flotsam and Jetsam café in Tooting Bec, the supper club will feature a three-course dinner and welcome cocktails, all in order to prove that the best dinners are often the simplest.
You have one hour to avoid life imprisonment and escape to the Bahamas as Trapped immerse you in their escape room. With room for up to eight people, this escape room takes place in a revamped vintage prison van and is great for a group activity.
Located in Bunker 51 in Greenwich, Zombie S.W.A.T Training is a brilliant and completely realistic immersive experience taking place over 3 1/2 hours. The undead are hungry and out of control, it is your job - with the help of the army - to bring them under control, all while learning how to shoot your weapons and working as a team.
Impossible Things has the events to make your summer properly magical. Ranging from fairy tale themed brunches to back to school parties, this is for big kids ready to jump in to spectacular celebrations of what makes the world so magical.
This August head to a little beach paradise in the middle of Brixton at Brixton Beach. From DJ nights to BBQ clubs and more, there’s plenty to keep you entertained at this holiday hideaway.
Travel 36 floors upwards into the luscious, tropical Sky Garden, where you have the chance to practice yoga, not only surrounded by nature, but with spectacular views of the London skyline. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to a virtuous and healthy breakfast.
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.
To celebrate the work of some of Hip Hop's B.I.Ggest 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.
As well as a delicious brunch at renowned Scottish restaurant Mac & Wild, this event will teach you the basics of foraging. Things start with a guided tour of Finsbury park with a foraging expert, before you head back for food and cocktails.