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 30th August 2022




Garage Brunch

849 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. 

Midnight Apothecary

850 user reviews 4

Situated atop Brunel Museum, Midnight Apothecary is hosting underground tours and visits to its gorgeous roof garden. Enjoy munching on plenty of s'mores while tipping back charcoal-activated margaritas and other summer tipples.

Old School R&B Brunch

409 user reviews 4

Searching for fun events in London? This August, Old School R&B Brunch is chock-full of goodies, from epic bottomless brunches with free-flowing punch through to epic boat parties, complete with drummers, dancers and Caribbean food.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

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.

Flight Club

542 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. 

Backyard Comedy Club

81 user reviews 5

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

281 user reviews 5

Blingo is adding some light-hearted entertainment to your nights out in London this August. The brilliant event is taking to venues across the city, bringing you RnB bangers alongside a hands-on night of bingo, dance offs and lip sync battles.

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 25th September 2022

Fancy solving a mystery while enjoying some mouthwatering grub? Look no further than The Murdér Express Part Deux - Jewel Of The Empire: Award Winning Immersive Theatrical Dining Experience at Pedley Street Station. Be sure to find the clues while tucking into a 4-course menu.

Sky Garden

1576 user reviews 4

Whether you're going on date night or fancy a daytime event in August, Sky Garden has you set. Enjoy a live music night complete with drinks or head to an early morning yoga session for a more relaxed Wednesday activity.

Treat your ears to an incredible evening of live music over at the ever-buzzing jazz club, Ronnie Scotts. Benoit Viellefon are taking over the stage on the 14th of August to bring you an atmospheric performance celebrating the hot gypsy jazz tunes made popular by Django Reinhardt.

The Exhibit

250 user reviews 4

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.

Little Nan's

211 user reviews 4

Fronting a slew of fun events, from bottomless brunches to tipsy afternoon tea and more, Little Nan's got plenty to offer. Check out its lineup, you'll get to enjoy quirky teapot cocktails and scrumptious disco fries.

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.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

278 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 22nd October and Saturday 19th November 2022

Need plans for August? Why not check out Silent Sounds Boat Party on the Thames? Not only will this party destination showcase some of the finest city views and iconic landmarks, but it will also have a silent disco with top-notch dance tracks or hardcore house. Yes, please.

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.

London Craft Beer Cruise

242 user reviews 5

Searching for the perfect drinking event this summer? The London Craft Beer Cruise has got you set with its unforgettable boat excursion. You're going to be sipping on all your favourite brews while eating pork pies and scotch eggs.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

440 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for fun events in the city, check out The Boat Show Comedy Club. The venue promises a fabulous boat excursion with hilarious stand-up acts to boot. Expect the likes of Andy Field, Andrew Maxwell and Brennan Reece.

Neverland

957 user reviews 4

A venue that fronts fun themed events such as Miami Vice and Polynesian nights, Neverland in London is a fabulous place to head to. Enjoy delicious bottomless brunches as well as parties and soirees at this always buzzing venue.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

809 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.

With locations in Notting Hill and Belgravia, Biscuiteers are hosting fun classes, from summer events for kids through to the art of icing flowers and iced lollies. Join this DIY day out for a fun afternoon with the girls or a family affair.

August plans? Sorted. Grab your friends and head along to Plonk's venues in Camden, Hackney and Borough Market. Expect to enjoy a few rounds on its brightly coloured courses made from 100% up-cycled material, all while sipping on a few tasty bevvies.

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.

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.

Rooftop Film Club

26 user reviews 4

Toting Insta-worthy views, comfortable deckchairs and blankets, Rooftop Film Club's outdoor cinema events in Stratford are not to be missed. And this August? They're putting on a load of different flicks, from 500 Days of Summer and Grease to Fight Club and Death on the Nile.

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.

Bubble Pop Brunch

47 user reviews 5

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. 

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. 

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

109 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.

Bashment Brunch

64 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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

4593 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.

The Big Bakes

1664 user reviews 5

Do something quirky this August and take part in The Big London Bake; the ultimate 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. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

311 user reviews 5

If you're after some non-stop fun with pals, you're going to want to check out the Sounds Familiar Music Quiz. Set across much-loved venues including Tooting Tram and Social or The Old Queen's Head, this cool event will have revellers showcasing their skills while dancing to some bangers.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

1146 user reviews 5

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.

Hyper Reality

156 user reviews 5

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Sunday 25th September 2022

To spend your August in London doing something a little different, Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience has your back. Nab tickets so live actors and 5D effects can plunge you into the heart of this great sci-fi tale, with a steampunk bar for refuelling afterwards.

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. 

 

Zebrano London Soho

219 user reviews 5

From enjoying a drag-drenched afternoon tea with lip syncing to screenings of The Love Island finale, Soho Zebrano is an excellent place for your summer shenanigans. If that's not your thing, there are also comedy nights and pub quizzes to boot.

For London events in August, Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events are chock-full of awesome bottomless brunches. From Britney-inspired meals to drag-drenched performances and scrumptious scran, it makes for an awesome afternoon out.

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.

On the hunt for things to do this week in London? August is well and truly packed with cool events at QT, located at the luxurious Middle Eight hotel, where the roster includes West End stars and famous musicians. To top it off, you can sip through lip-smacking cocktails too.