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 October 2019

  The Brig

57 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 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.

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.

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Hip Hop Brunch LDN

475 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.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

Head to Shepherd's Bush's Mind Palace this month where the private cocktail club is offering you the chance to play at detective over three unique cases. Solve the mysteries and drink your successes, but get them wrong and you may have to pay the price.

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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.

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Enter an old-school science lab and learn how to make your own mouthwatering, stone-baked pizza with your choice if topping in unique, Breaking Bad-inspired setting. If it's good enough for Walt and co, it's good enough for us. 

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Bedales Wines

92 user reviews 5

Hosting events spread across the entire years, the team at Bedales Wines open their doors to the public this summer, hosting a series of frivolous, fact-heavy wine workshop. This august, put your white wine knowledge to the test at their Shades of White Wine tasting, or perhaps pick a side in the Great Oak Debate after first have heard and experienced the different red wines produced by each method. Laid back and simultaneously luxurious, you won't forget a night here anytime soon.  

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Monday 18th November 2019

The latest adventure from the Trapped Escape Rooms team, Trapped Undercover turns you in an MI6 operative for the evening as you take part in an immersive spy-hunt. You'll be given just sixty minutes to solve a series of puzzles and clues and attempt to identify a double agent before they flee the country.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

Stretch out your sea legs and hop aboard The Hidden Spirit this summer. This unique immersive adventure will have you mixing creative cocktails and stealing treasure just like a character from Pirates of the Caribbean.

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.


4 user reviews 5

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.

Comedy Carnival London

48 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.

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Pop Up Screens

163 user reviews 4

2-4-1 on ALL cocktails! and 1 other offer

If you're fed up of soulless multi-screen cinemas, sticky floors and extortionate popcorn prices, we've got the solution. This is Pop Up Screens, where you can enjoy open air screenings of true cult classic films throughout the month. Ditch the cinema; grab some blankets and a picnic and join a vibrant crowd in the park instead.

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Top Secret Comedy Club

217 user reviews 5

Like getting loads of funny for your money? Probably time you discovered the Top Secret Comedy Club, which reels out the top notch comics for evenings rich with thigh-slapping gags. Come along and have a laugh, there's an open bar serving cheap booze, a buoyant atmosphere and the chance to mix with loads of really funny people.

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

165 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar on Friday 29th November 2019 and 4 other Fridays

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.

A night of

91 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.

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The Reggae Brunch

1381 user reviews 4

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.

Bashment Brunch

41 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.

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The 90s Brunch

188 user reviews 3

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.

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Inter-Pub Gaming

49 user reviews 5

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.

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The London Cabaret Club

172 user reviews 4

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.

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.

Old School R&B Brunch

35 user reviews 5

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.

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.

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Disco Yoga

123 user reviews 5

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.

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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.

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Looking for a quirky little masterclass this August? Albion & East are on-hand with a plethora of workshops that'll have you whipping up summer cocktails and blending you own gin like there's nothing to it. Check out what fun events they have going on near you. 

Immersive Mysteries

161 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.

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42 user reviews 4

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.

Head over to Bloomsbury where one of London's best summer pop ups is bringing you the goods until the end of September. Boasting a tropical paradise theme, with palm trees, sun huts and beach motifs, its the perfect spot to grab a few summer-ready cocktails and chow down on some delicious BBQ food.

The Grand

842 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.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

90 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Saturday 23rd November 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.

Spend your August bank holiday partying on one of London's coolest rooftops. This summer, The Prince of Wales are pulling out all the stops to give you the ultimate partying experience with famous DJs, killer soundsystems and flowing drinks aplenty. 

Garage Brunch

444 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. 

  Thames Lates

30 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

All aboard the Thames Rockets as this water-borne experience invites you to take in the sights of London like never before. Expect a unique speedboat ride paired with London Cocktail Club's finest tipples and a banging soundtrack all in one.

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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.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Monday 18th November 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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