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 17th March 2023


Have a little fun this August at Proud Cabaret City. This awesome immersive dining experience will be combining some of the best theatrical talent and humour with a fabulous meal curated by a brilliant chef. Need we say more?

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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.


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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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.

Sky Garden

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.

Neon Naked Life Drawing

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.

Brixton Jamm

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. 


London Craft Cruises

All aboard the London Craft Beer Cruise, where you'll not only be treated to fabulous views of the capital's iconic sights, but also a delicious selection of liquid libations. Depending on what date you choose, you'll either sample beer, cider or gin.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

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.

Midnight Apothecary

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.


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.


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.

Zebrano London Soho

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.

The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire: Award Winning Immersive Theatrical Dining Experience

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 23rd March 2023

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.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

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.

Hyper Reality

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.

Ballie Ballerson London

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.

Watch The Love Island Final In London

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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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.

Garage Brunch

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. 

Biscuiteers Various Sites

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.

Flight Club

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. 

Barrio Bars

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.

Old School R&B Brunch

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.


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.

The Big Bakes

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. 

Backyard Comedy Club

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.


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 Exhibit

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.

Chelsea Funhouse

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. 

Little Nan's

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.

QT Presents

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.