Best Events in December
It doesn't matter whether you're truly swept up in the feel-good festive spirit or you're more anti-yuletide than Mr Scrooge himself, there's definitely something for you in our list of the best events in December. A hand-picked guide stocked with pop-up cinema, South Pole saloons and boozy brunches, get out there and make the most of your December in London.
Give your bottomless brunch the Rascals twist this December as the sexy Shoreditch spot brings bottomless espresso martinis, all you can eat buffets, games shows and drag queens.
Head to Pedley Street Station this Christmas, for a train journey like you've never seen before. Not only can you feast on three delicious courses created by MasterChef finalist Louisa Ellis, there's even welcome drinks and immersive entertainment.
This Christmas, it's all aboard The Dutch Master, as Silent Sounds have curated an evening of street food, dance floor tunes and a silent disco. If this doesn't sound like an epic night, we don't know what does.
One of the best spots to get in the festive spirit, head to Tooting where The Big London Bake wants you to knock up some showstopping Christmas creations in just 90 minutes. Battle against some impressive bakers at this fun and creative London experience.
Have a jolly good time at Flight Club's Festive brunch as you enjoy a bottle of prosecco and winter Pims, bottomless pizza, festive treats, DJs and all the darts you can handle.
Jimmy Garcia is back with London's most talked about winter pop-up as his lodge and igloos return to the Southbank for another impressive bought of alpine dining, fondue, dinner in an igloo and festive Thameside fun.
Dancer, prancer, blixen and brunch. There's plenty of great things about Christmas, and this breakfast smasher is just one of them. A unique event with karaoke and brunch dishes in mind, the Hip Hop Brunch team return this December for another round of early morning revelry. From a three course meal to some seriously slick beats, this is a unique way to celebrate all things winter.
Perfect for festive gatherings and quirky get-togethers, this stunning cocktail experience in Fulham offers you the chance to take it back to the rugged landscape of the Wild West. Get totally immersed and play at smuggler in this incredible pop up, just watch out for the local Sheriff.
The London Cabaret Club celebrates the rich heritage of Britain by combining innovative live shows with some of the best West End stars and exquisite dining to create a truly sensational experience.
Bringing you the glamour and the grit of 1950's Havana, this gorgeous pop up at Tobacco Dock boasts rum cocktails and delicious Cuban street food alongside DJs, live music and dancing.
Get into that Christmas spirit at this gorgeous rooftop spot in Tobacco Dock. With panoramic views of the city, you can snuggle down with a warming drink and some tasty food and let the festive season take hold.
Whether you're after a Christmas gift for a friend or looking to do something fun yourself, we've found just the thing. This unique experience takes you on a speedboat across the Thames, with cocktails from London Cocktail Club and DJs to top it all off.
This festive season, enjoy all your favourite festive flicks in this uniquer alfresco film screening. Cozy up in warm blankets with a box of popcorn before indulging in a delicious a a la carte menu.
December is coming at you with a sack load of events. Leading the way is Drink Shop & Do as they host everything from sewing lessons to dance classes.
There's nothing like a champagne-filled party, especially when it involves impressive performances, slick gangsters and aerial artists. Not only will you find all that at this West End hotspot, but there's even luxury dining options and the choice of tailor-made packages.
It's time to take it back y'all - all the way back to the '90s at this huge brunch. Discover the secret location to unlock The 90's Brunch's mad mix of bottomless drinks, nostalgic food, karaoke and a massive party.
The Crate brewery throws open its doors for one of the best events in December. Featuring beer tastings, deli platters and plenty of expert beer brewing knowledge it's a great opportunity to learn more about craft brewing.
Boasting some of the biggest and best R&B and Hip Hop nights in London, Supa Dupa Fly never fail to throw one hell of a party. Join them this month for tasty chicken and waffle brunches, and one of the most epic New Year's Eve parties in Shoreditch.
Fulham's Thameside beach has had an Alpine makeover this winter. Get into the festive spirit by heading down to this hidden ski retreat and cozy up with glasses of mulled wine and fondue before taking party in some of their activities, whether it's belting out Mariah on the karaoke machine or trying your hand in a curling lane.
This festive season, step away from the cold and into the Garage Brunch Christmas special. There will be skankin, sleighs and snow-coated scenery, along with succulent Garage Fried Chicken, honeyed desserts and bottomless cocktails.
The only place to catch all your favourite festive classics this year, this funky Christmas pop up is bringing you everything from Frozen to Die Hard within an amazing immersive setting.
From live orchestras to a party through the ages, The Grand in Clapham goes all out when it comes to nights out in South London.
Ultimate Power lay down the party gauntlet once more this December as they return to the city once more. Heralded for some of the best club nights in the UK, join them as they work their way through inflatables, air guitars and some of the best ballads in the business.
One of London's best comedy clubs is also one of its most secret… until we came along and blew their cover. Drawing the best in emerging acts and Fringe regulars alike, the Top Secret Comedy Club offers up an open bar serving cheap drinks, a feel-good atmosphere and the opportunity to spend an evening in the company of completely hilarious people.
Keeping it real throughout the run up to Christmas, Hackney Downs Studio will be hosting some of the finest festive film-making of all time at their venue. Head down to catch all the family classics that make this season quite so special.
It doesn't get much crazier than Musical Bingo, so if you're looking for something fun to do in London, head to Brixton's Prince of Wales for a night filled with jazzy tunes, entertaining hosts, mystery boxes and killer questions.
Merry Christmas, baby! The world's biggest Bruce Springsteen night is back to spread festive cheer with a night of bumper to bumper Springsteen classics, live performances and rarities, if you're a fan of The Boss, you won't wanna miss this.
The Grand are helping you party hard without a massive price tag this December in London; join them for £1 screenings of your favourite films, popcorn, competitions and themed after-parties.
The festive fever has caught up with Ballie Ballerson and they're going all out to bring you some of the funnest Christmas experiences in the city, alongside the best ball pit parties.
It's almost that time of year and I bet you can't wait to get your drink on, right? Celebrate the festive season with a 90s-themed brunch at a secret London location, complete with a winter wonderland, three-course feast and bottomless cocktails alongside wacky entertainment and games.
Catch your favourite albums interpreted by a 16-piece orchestra at one of REIMAGINE's mind-blowing events. Experience Destiny's Child and the Stranger Things soundtrack like never before this month at what will undoubtedly be some of the best events in London in December.
If there's one thing you can guarantee at a secret London location, it's a quirky event and this one's no different. Bringing you live music, immersive entertainment and a lot of prosecco, Access All Areas is the four-day pop-up that you won't want to miss.
Put on your running shoes and get ready to solve a murder at this immersive run with a twist. Secret London Runs is taking you around the city on either a 5km or 10km jog, solving clues and seeing the sights as you go.
The Reggae Brunch is warming your cockles this December with a series of fun events. Head to South London for day party which includes Caribbean food, rum cocktails and seriously huge beats.
London's home of hip-hop, RnB, and dancehall, Faded, are combining their Christmas celebration with an all black everything theme, giving you the ultimate gothic celebration you could possibly want this festive season.
Saucy and seductive, Cafe de Paris never fails to put on a good show. Join the infamous cabaret club this December as they razzle and dazzle you with a stunning line-up of show girls, acrobats and comperes; then stay for an after-party in gorgeous surrounds.
This immersive experience will see you working alongside detective Jonathon Rutherford to unpick an awful murder. Set in a swanky supper club in the 1930's, the experience will test your detective skills as you crack the case and catch the killer.
If you're a fan of daytime drinking (I mean, who isn't?) then this Christmas special of the Lock-In Lunch should be on your radar as one of the best events in London this December. Expect festive feasting, alongside heaps of prosecco, a nostalgic soundtrack and a wintry photobooth.
The Little Shuffle Club has landed in Shoreditch and is bringing with it all sorts of fun. Suitable for up to six people, play on the table shuffle boards and grab a unique Patron cocktail.
It's almost here... the most wonderful time of year. Why not celebrate with a classic Christmas flick at the swanky Curzon? Choose from classics like Miracle on 34th Street to modern flicks like The Holiday, with fizz and a three course meal.
Head to Camden's Jazz Cafe, where a live band is taking over for a night of live music dedicated to the legendary Stevie Wonder. If you like the sound of this, then A Night Of is also hosting a special 60th anniversary Motown party.
Stay up late this December and discover the terror waiting in London Dungeons. This adult-only event is bringing the crooks and villains of Victorian London back to life, whizzing you round on rides and feeding you cocktails in the gin palace.
With an impressive seven-course menu created by Gabriel Waterhouse of Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle and three-times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berger, The Water House Project is bringing you a supper club to tickle your tastebuds like never before.