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 12th September 2019

  The Brig

50 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 25th September 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.

  Gingerline's Chambers_

1 user review 5

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Wednesday 16th October 2019 and 3 other dates

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.

@ Pedley Street Station on Sunday 22nd September 2019

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.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Sunday 22nd September 2019

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. 

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

196 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 23rd November and Friday 13th December 2019

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

296 user reviews 4

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. 

The BBQ Club

188 user reviews 4

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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

449 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 Covent Garden Comedy Club

79 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Friday 27th September 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.

Immersive Mysteries

135 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.

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.

Garage Brunch

392 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. 

@ Ladies and Gentlemen bar Camden road on Various dates from Sunday 22nd September 2019

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. 

Old School R&B Brunch

26 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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 22nd September 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.

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.

  The Water House Project

31 user reviews 5

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Thursday 26th September 2019

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.

Bita Fallah Events

21 user reviews 5

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. 

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 25th September 2019

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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!

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Monday 23rd September 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.


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.

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

148 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar on Friday 27th September 2019 and 5 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.

Pop Up Screens

45 user reviews 5

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. 

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.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 22nd September 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.

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.

  Thames Lates

29 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 26th September 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.

Bashment Brunch

31 user reviews 4

Discounts available on certain events

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.

The Grand

833 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.

Comedy Carnival London

44 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 Mind Palace on Various dates from Wednesday 25th September 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.