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 10th May 2021




GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

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.

  LONDON NEVER DIES

18 user reviews 4

@ The London Cabaret Club on Various dates from Friday 4th June 2021

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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.

Agent Venture

218 user reviews 5

This quirky online adventure combines elements of Bond, Jack Bauer and Inspector Gadget all in one thrilling experience. From the comfort of your sofa, you and four to five of your mates can topple an evil corporation, expose dastardly crimes and save the day.

When it comes to fun summer events in London, Pop N Paint is pushing the boat out with its brilliant creative classes. What can you expect? Club tunes from a live DJ, an art session that'll have you creating masterpieces - on pre-made canvases - and playing hilarious games.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

2972 user reviews 4

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.

Flight Club

471 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. 

Thames Rockets

40 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.

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.

  The Candlelight Club

336 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 16th July 2021

Searching for fun things to do around London this August? Taking place in a secret location, The Candlelight Club is bringing you a 20s-themed extravaganza. Don your flapper dresses and bowler hats for a fabulous and immersive night of cabaret acts, live music and aesthetic cocktails. Plus they'll also be a fortune tiller and sketch artist.

A night of

102 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.  

Embrace the balmy August nights with an evening spent watching an alfresco play, courtesy of Fuller's Shakespeare in the Garden series. Head over to one of the various pubs taking part and watch on as impressive performers keep you dazzled from start to finish.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

539 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.

Bashment Brunch

47 user reviews 4

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.

Garage Brunch

563 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. 

Cocktails in the City 2021

959 user reviews 4

One of the best August events in London, Cocktails in the City is back for 2021 and they're bringing together a whole host of incredible bartending talent. Sample sips from some of the world's coolest bars, complete with live entertainment and fun masterclasses.

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.

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. 

Leading the way for socially-distanced summer events, Prince of Wales in Brixton is hosting a series of rooftop brunches and suppers, complete with private party booths and an unreal lineup of live DJs.

@ The View From The Shard on Saturday 24th July and Saturday 7th August 2021

Without a doubt, one of London's best events in August, The Shard's day party is dishing up a winning combo of music, views and drinks. Taking place on the city's highest rooftop, the extravaganza will have you and your mates seeing in the weekend over Champagne, funky beats and an incredible backdrop.

Old Skl Brunch

98 user reviews 5

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.

Fulham Beach

408 user reviews 4

One of London's top summer pop-ups is back for 2021. Head on over to Fulham Beach this summer and you'll be able to take part in everything from boozy brunches to full moon parties, cocktail sipping to gorging on stone baked pizza in a stunning Thameside location.

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. 

 

@ Hyper Reality on Various dates from Wednesday 12th May 2021

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.

This summer say goodbye to the streets of London and hello to a world of endless opportunity at DNA VR. This epic virtual reality experience is promising far-flung adventures and cutting edge technology, perfect for groups of up to six. 

Darkfield

1 user review 5

DARKFIELD is a brilliant online event that'll immerse you and a mate into a creepy world of delusion and confusion. Throughout the experience, you'll be made to question if it's really your friend or a doppelganger instead.