One of London's most anticipated immersive experiences, this unique take on HG Wells' War of the Worlds uses cutting-edge technology such as virtual and augmented reality and holograms.
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!
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.
Gingerline are back at it again, with an all-new multidimensional dining experience that takes you through five courses while exploring five different chambers. Keep your wits about you however, as you will need work together as a team to navigate your way around mischievous characters.
Prepare to be transported to the 1930's as you embark on an epic voyage to the south of France aboard The Jewel of the Empire, the brand new show on The Murder Express. You'll dine on a stunning menu from MasteChef's Laurence Henry while taking part in a truly unique immersive dining experience.
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.
Experience a summer BBQ with a quirky twist this August as you set sail on a barbecue boat at West India Quay. Not only will you get to top off your tan in one of London's most iconic locations, but you'll also have a selection of delicious eats and a few drinks along the way.
Hop aboard The Dutch Master, as this two-storey boat floats you past iconic London landmarks all while you listen to everything from disco classics to hardcore house – depending on what channel you're listening to.
Fulham Beach is back, offering a little slice of paradise by the Thames. This August, head to the gorgeous venue and explore the jungle-themed pergola, pop-up restaurants and bars and live DJ nights as well as bottomless brunch, beachfront yoga and cocktail masterclasses.
From posh flatbreads to bream fillets, The BBQ Club is returning to the South Bank for more edible summer antics that will have you grilling like a pro in no time.
From 80s-themed cocktail nights to pamper pop-ups, London Grace brings you the best in luxury treatments. With stores all across London, this is the perfect way to chill out; with cracking drinks and a gorgeous manicure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August is the perfect time to stretch out your sea legs and jump aboard a unique rum cruise around the city. Fuelled by Cornish cocktails and a maverick spirit, your motley crew of up to 12 eager sailors will glide past iconic London landmarks in epic fashion.
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.
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.
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.
Hosted by Gabriel Waterhouse 1 Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle and three times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berger, you can guarantee a delicious meal at this pop up supperclub. With seven courses and paired wines, you can't go wrong.
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.
Head to Hornsey this August where Bita Fallah is whipping up some of her gorgeous Persian cuisine. From sour cherry mocktails to almond chicken stew, and walnut and pineapple cake, it's a stunning feat of soul-feeding eats from start to finish.
He's come recommended by Roger Moore, The Magic Hour is one of London's most exclusive closeup magic show. Join the magicians at Sheraton Grand on Park Lane and be amazed by slight of hand, illusions and more.
Step into the Wild West at Moonshine Saloon, where the King of Moonshiners will shake you up some spectacular drinks, you'll don your cowboy gear… and you'll have to watch out for the Sherriff!
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.
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.
It's hot outside, so what can be better than Caribbean cuisine and refreshingly punchy cocktails? Check out this slice of paradise at Camden's York and Albany where you'll get experience both of these and plenty more.
Fancy yourself as the next Mariah Carey? Just wanna have a few laughs? Check out It's Unknown; the quirky collective bringing you events from Last Man Standing and The Comedy House Party to Gospeloke and Musical Bingo.
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.
This summer, Pop Up Screens are landing in a park near you. Armed with classic cult flicks and blockbuster hits for your enjoyment. Settle down under the stars and catch anything from The Greatest Showman to Jurassic Park.
Ditch your usual Friday night plans and head east as this City hotspot welcomes the likes of Tempest Rose for tempting divas, show-stopping performers and a lineup of stunning cabaret, burlesque and circus.
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 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.
One of London's best restaurants is also bringing a summer of smart and gourmet events. Join Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden for a packed events programme, including a very tasty pasta masterclass.
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.
Step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary at this amazing supper club. Over the course of 10 dishes, you will be flown through space and across the world as eating combines with projections, visuals and sounds.
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.
What better way to celebrate the summer than with a bout of shuffleboard and some tasty cocktails? Head to the London Shuffle where you can enjoy all that and more this August in London.
An immersive multi-sensory whisky tasting experience like never before, Mac and Wild introduce Blair Bowman, whisky consultant and author, who will lead you through tastings paired with canapes, as your senses are heightened by complete darkness.
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.
Perfect for sheltering from the summer heat, head to Southward where this unique cocktail experience will have you going undercover as an AI specialist to save humanity and sip on some cool, futuristic cocktails.
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.
Whether you're a single lady or a nasty girl, we've got just the thing for you. Head to a top secret London location, this Beyonce-themed brunch is paying tribute to the Queen Bey herself, with bottomless cocktails, 2 courses, dance troupes and all the hits.
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.
After a string of sold-out shows and race reviews, A Door In A Wall are back with a murder mystery you'd be dying to miss out on. Head to The Castle Farringdon and undercover the secrets of a hidden gambling den, to solve the mystery before time runs out.
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.
Head down to a secret West End location where this all-singing, all-dancing brunch extravaganza is bringing you tasty food, bottomless booze and real-life West End stars singing your favourite musical numbers for five hours non-stop.
Get your foodie fix this month as the Magnum Pleasure Store returns to London, this time setting up shop on the iconic Regent Street. Expect a play room, interactive presentations and the chance to make your very own Instgrammable dessert.