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 2nd January 2020

  The Brig

66 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

497 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 22nd January 2020

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.

Comedy Carnival London

50 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.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

216 user reviews 5

@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Thursday 23rd January 2020

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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. 

Bashment Brunch

42 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.

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. 

Immersive Mysteries

173 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.

Garage Brunch

484 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. 

@ Shrubs Wood on Saturday 15th February 2020 and 6 other Saturdays

Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life as this quirky outdoor dining experience brings you a stunning outdoor setting for botanical drinks and foraged dishes. Expect multiple courses create using ingredients from the garden and wider forest.

The Grand

854 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.

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.

@ Secret London Location on Saturday 1st February 2020 and 10 other Saturdays

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.

A night of

93 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.

London Shuffle

591 user reviews 5

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.

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

192 user reviews 5

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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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.

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.

  Thames Lates

31 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and 4 other dates

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.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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.

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 Covent Garden Comedy Club

106 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Friday 24th January 2020

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.

Old School R&B Brunch

54 user reviews 4

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.