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Best Events In December 2022
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 and things to do in December. A hand-picked guide stocked with Christmas pop-up cinema, fondue fun and Alpine boozy brunches, get out there and make the most of this winter in London.
Prefer your festive season a little more naughty than nice? The Witches of Oz at The Vaults is sure to fit the bill. There's a battle of good versus evil playing out across this immersive, drag-drenched twist on a classic, all while you tuck into a tasty meal.
One of the best things to do this December in Shoreditch, Ballie Ballerson are still bringing you on of the quirkiest experiences in the city complete with huge ball pits, pizza slices and brunch parties to remember.
Offering up one of the most unique drinking experiences in the capital, a visit to one of Alcotraz's prison-themed cocktail bars is certainly one for the bucket list. Part immersive event, part big old booze up, you'll be tasked with smuggling, sipping and avoiding the watchful eye of the warden.
Inject a little glamour into your December plans with The Windmill Soho. Get ready for a plethora of live performances from a talented cast of burlesque stars, all while enjoying a three-course brunch with free-flowing bubbly or sultry dinners in the gorgeous space.
Escape the winter chill and take part in the hottest music quiz in town. The Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is an event unlike any other, with questions spanning genres and decades, a plethora of quirky activities and an unbeatable party vibe.
Get winter ready as Beckenham Together is opening up WonderIce, a synthetic ice rink on the green in 2022. Whether you fancy skating around with your pals or for those date night plans, this is sure to impress. To top it off, there's also market stalls flaunting plenty of festive eats.
This December, head to Nikki's where you'll find plenty of unique Christmas events. From the Bad Santa singsong to an epic drag queen battle with a festive twist, the quirky East London bar has plenty of naughty yet nice happenings up its sleeve.
Don't let your events calendar freeze over this December, Skylight are hosting a number of hot events that are sure to get you in the festive mood. From rooftop ice skating to warm cocktail sipping against a jaw-dropping view, it's the ultimate destination for winter escapades.
At Kensington Palace Pavilion from The Luna Cinema, you can get stuck into all your favourite flicks, from Last Christmas and The Holiday through to Harry Potter and The Greatest Showman. Tickets are £17.50 per person so be sure to bag your spot today.
Love yourself a beer from Camden Town? Head down to the brewery this December and you'll find a tour full of treats in store for you. Get all the goss on how your favourite pints are brewed, including plenty of tastings along the way. Cheers.
Get ready for the ultimate whisky and live blues experience over at London Bridge's Crol & Co. A combination of whisky tasting and a live music gig, this unique event also features an epic open bar. Get stuck into bottles from all around the world, as well as performances from the duo.
When it comes to December events in the city, The Covent Garden Comedy Club is sure to have you giggling with pals. Head inside the Freemasons Arms, where you'll be met with a boatload of international favourites, who will be showcasing some of the very best stand-up.
From huge fixtures all the way to the grand final, we've got where to watch the World Cup 2022 in London sorted with our guide. Think huge screens, plenty of drinks and street food to keep you full.
If you're on the hunt for some well-deserved December plans, then be sure to check out Christmas with the Santa Babes at Fox Excel on Western Gateway. Expect to delve into a festive three-course meal, all while being entertained by the harmonising trio. Sign us up.
In the mood for quirky December plans? Then be sure to venture to Up the Creek in Greenwich for Bogan Bingo Bottomless Brunch. Expect plenty of dance-offs, 80s tunes and hilarious entertainment from the Australian hosts, all while enjoying free-flowing drinks and brekky plates.
After fun things to do in London for adults this December? The West is an immersive Wild West experience where you'll get the chance to wrestle control of the town for your group - the gun-slinging outlaws or straight-shooting marshals. Expect gambling, bank robberies and more.
Looking for something different to do this December? Then head on over to one of the top attractions in London, The Magic Hour, an exclusive magic show at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel and expect an evening full of surprise and illusion.
Ease into the festive season with some low-key laughs. Head over to Bethnal Green where the Backyard Comedy Club is showing you the lighter side of life with a top-notch line-up of fresh talent and established names giving you the giggles.
Get temperatures rising this December in London as Bashment Brunch are taking over secret locations for Carnival-style partying. Celebrate the weekend with a bottomless brunch that includes unlimited rum punch, Caribbean dishes and a playlist of reggae hits.
December in London wouldn't be complete without a trip to London Shuffle Club in Shoreditch. It's the perfect spot for a group get together, where you can show your competitive side and beat your mates on the lanes, all whilst enjoying a big bottomless brunch.
Benoit Viellefon are heading to the Hot Club Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts in Soho on the 11th of December, so get ready for one helluva show. These guys keep it old school, recreating the hot gypsy swing that was first made popular in 1930s Paris, which you can enjoy with a glass of vino to hand.
Kick off the festive season with a trip to the theatre. The Rosemary Branch in Islington has all manner of plays, comedy, puppetry, burlesque, cabaret and more lined up for you, whether you're looking for a wholesome evening out with the family or a raucous night of fun.
One of the best things to do in London this December, head over to Balham where The Exhibit are transforming their venue into a magical winter wonderland. Join them for festive tipples and gorgeous decor throughout the month.
The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar is adding some chuckles to your winter evenings. A brilliant London event this December, this beauty is combining the best bits of escape rooms, immersive theatre and murder mysteries into one to bring you a fun Alice in Wonderland-themed night.
If you're in need of December plans, then get ready to laugh your socks off with Stranger Sings at The Vaults Theatre Entrance. Expect plenty of rock 'n' roll tunes, mullets and hilarious pop culture references with this Broadway-worthy parody of the hit Netflix series. Sign us up.
It wouldn't be Christmas without a little karaoke. This December, head to a secret location in London and celebrate Hip Hop Brunch LDN's event. They're bringing three course meals, free flowing drinks and a whole lot of dancing and music throughout the evening.
Of all the things you should be planning to do this December in London, Winterland better be one of them. London's ultimate pop-up experience complete with igloos and fondue, all set by the water, this Fulham must-try is giving you *all* of the seasonal feels.
Mark the festive season with the most wholesome activity of all: baking. At The Big Bakes in Tooting or Haggerston, you'll pair up in the hopes of whisking, folding and rolling your way to a winning bake.
Looking for fun things to do this December in London? Disco Brunch will have you grooving to old school tunes and new bangers, while enjoying an hour of free-flowing cocktails and a two-course meal in a top secret location.
Taking place of Saturdays across December, La Bamba Bingo Party is the ideal way to spice up your festive season. This huge bash is packed with games, loud anthems, two-courses of brunch, welcome cocktails, dance-offs and more, alongside the option to upgrade to bottomless drinks.
Treat yo' self to the best December events in London when you head to venues across the city for hip hop, RnB and 90s hits from Supa Dupa Fly. There's weekly club nights with the very best DJs and even a New Year's Eve special at All Star Lanes, keeping you dancing the whole month long.
With venues across the city, there's no way you can miss out Barrio's packed schedule of fun festive events. Join them this December as they get into the yuletide spirit with Latin fiestas, bottomless lunches and drinks specials all celebrating the most wonderful time of the year.
Fancy a night of getting messy? Party N Paint is inviting you to let those creative juices flow, as you create your very own masterpiece to a backdrop of live DJs, tasty cocktails and free shots. The perfect quirky birthday idea or work night out, tickets start at just £30.
This December, become a member of the Bletchley Park code-breakers and take part in a unique cocktail making experience. You'll get to use Enigma machines to generate complex ingredients and recipes, all before drinking your rewards.
Eater Talks is back after a long hiatus, bring sessions with hospitality industry experts to One Hundred Shoreditch. Nab a drink on arrival, before delving into the topics affecting restaurants in the post-Covid era - think the energy crisis and Brexit supply chains.
Ready for some cracking December events? Head to Pasta Remoli's pasta-making course, which features guidance from Simon Remoli as he helps you create tagliatelle and penne. Plus, there will be lunch and wine with your fellow chefs as a reward after.
talkSPORT Fan Zone is the place to catch all the World Cup action this December, thanks to its huge screens under the arches in Waterloo. Not only that, but there's Q&As with their favourite faces, food, drinks and more.
Need December shopping plans? The Hackney Christmas Market has got you sorted this 2022. Not only will you be able to buy an array of gorgeous gifts from local traders in Bohemia Place, but there also will be festive food and drinks stalls for those of you who get a little peckish.
Looking to get a little activity date in the diary this December? Plonk's crazy golf experience is spread across various London locations, bringing you hole-after-hole of hilarious putting challenges and photo-worthy decor.
The Chocolate Cocktail Club has landed in Farringdon, serving up delicious chocotinis, caramel mixes and other tasty creations. This quirky bar is the ideal location for a hen do, birthday, or even just a treat for you chocolate-lovers out there.
Looking for top-notch December plans? Then make your way to Aquum in Clapham for Jingle Balls Sip&Paint Party. Expect to be given a canvas where you'll be able to sketch a few hunky torsos, all while you tuck into food platters and sip on thirst-quenching prosecco.
The pint perfectionists over at Meantime Brewing Company are inviting you to join them for a tour of their Greenwich building. After you've seen where the magic happens, you'll be taken on a journey of tutored tasting, where you'll get to sample all kinds of tasty craft beers.
If you're after a London Christmas show with a difference this December, then alt-comedy pick Peter Pan's Labyrinth is sure to be a hit. Combining classic characters with maze maestro, David Bowie, and a cult soundtrack, this performance at The Vaults is sure to be raucous.
On the hunt for the best parties in London this December? Take a trip back in time to roaring 20s with an evening at The Candlelight Club. The decadent event will be immersing you and your pals into a Gatsby-themed era, with a little help from cabaret acts, incredible libations and live music.
Make sure this moving sight-seeing tour is on your December agenda, as it's combining a rooftop space with Christmas decor and plenty of blankets to boot. Gaze at the view while sipping warming drinks and boozy pours on the Winter Bar Bus.
Boy, Phoenix Arts Club got an event for you this December 2022. Make your way to this top-notch venue for the All I Want For Christmas is Cabaret! shindig. Get ready for a roster of live entertainment from some of the city's best burlesque and comedy performers.
Perfect for festive gatherings and quirky get-togethers, this stunning cocktail experience 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 capital's longest-running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, is heading back to the West End. Make your way over to 56 Davies Street, where Jay Gatsby is throwing one of his infamous bashes. You'll be privy to nail-biting drama, bootleg liquor and hedonistic self-indulgence.
Old School R&B Brunch is back in London this December, giving you the chance to enjoy a slice of tropical paradise to escape the winter chill. Expect to find a buzzing atmosphere, fuelled with soul food, bottomless punch and party tunes.
Taking over Dabbers Social Bingo's usual events come December is Sleigh Bae Bingo, which offers much of the same gaming fun, but with a festive twist. Better yet, there's booze and cracker-filled packages to grab for your office do or gathering with mates.
If you're looking for a meal filled with fondue, boozy hot chocolate and stunning views, head to Jimmy's Winter Snow Globes. Snuggle up in a cosy dining dome as you enjoy festive eats from a unique menu, as well as plush blankets for when it gets chilly.
One place that's going to be absolutely poppin' this December is Restaurant Ours. Located over in Knightsbridge, this stunning space is hosting themed brunches (each with top-notch grub and cool entertainment), as well as Real Housewives quizzes.
Taking place at top-notch venues across the capital in December, Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events London is a great choice for those of you after a little fun. Whether you're heading to a Britney, Gaga of Buff Bingo bottomless brunch, expect there to plenty of live entertainment.
Throughout the festive season, Vinegar Yard will be bringing serious après ski vibes to London Bridge. This yuletide haven now boasts lots of cute and cosy igloos that are decked out with sofas, blankets and more, plus there will be all kinds of delicious Christmas-themed food and cocktails.
The Shard's Weekend Warmup is set to be one of the best London parties this December, fronting top views of the capital, as well as a selection of inclusive boozy bevs, tunes from a party-loving DJ and so much more.
For an immersive entertainment spot in London, check out Hyper Reality's slew of events in December. They've got everything from a Tokyo lights and karaoke banger to a VR rollercoaster ride and go-kart experience.
Venture to Brunel Museum this season for the Midnight Apothecary Christmas sessions in the Roof Garden. Embracing the Nordic tradition of Friluftsliv, this fabulous venue will be flaunting cosy campfires, tasty street eats (including s'mores) and signature botanical cocktails.
Get on your flares and shimmy on down to Rivoli Ballroom for a night of disco and funk festivities. Expect all the classics from the 70s and 80s played within the gorgeous Grade II-listed building, along with two bars to keep you hydrated throughout.
Celebrate the festive season at The London Cabaret Club with their A Gatsby Christmas show, which will plunge you into F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel through immersive entertainment. Better yet, there's sumptuous fine dining to boot.
Trying to find a killer party in December? Spend an afternoon in style at Garage Brunch's event in a secret London location. You will get the chance to sing and dance, all while enjoying a two course meal and bottomless cocktails.
December plans? Sorted with The Grid: Cocktail-infused escape room. This immersive experience will have you using artificial intelligence tools to make some futuristic sci-fi potions, alongside solving various puzzles and riddles to complete the challenges.
One of the best places to go this December in London, Biscuiteers are offering a range of winter-themed workshops that are ideal for escaping the seasonal chill. Treat yourself to a day of making tree decorations, gift hampers or expertly decorated biscuits at their sites in Notting Hill, Belgravia and Northcote Road.
If you're looking for unique things to do this December in London, Peaky Blinders: The Rise is a cool immersive experience that injects you into the world of Tommy Shelby. Explore the live sets, interact with characters and complete challenges to see if you and the family can take over the city.
Things are hotting up this winter as Gin-House Burlesque are hosting a number of steamy events from their home at The King's Head Members Club. Join the city's premium vintage showgirls as they showcase the finest in burlesque, cabaret and vaudeville delights this December.
Throughout the winter, cool pop-up Club Curling will be open seven days a week at Coal Drops Yard. Wrap up warm and head over, where six sustainable ice lanes are waiting for you. In teams, compete to so see who's better at hitting the target.
In the mood for something extraordinary this December? Head to The Greatest Brunch for an exhibition of biological rarities, with immersive characters, performances from West End singers, dancers and cabaret acts, and a bottomless brunch unlike any other.
Spice up your December event schedule with a trip to Proud Cabaret City, where Rock the Belles will be taking over for a bottomless brunch to remember. The all-female crew will be blasting RnB hits while you drink and dance your way into the weekend.
Sounds Family Music Quiz is offering small businesses and freelancers the chance to win a free Christmas party at a secret London venue. If you're chosen, you'll get to enjoy this unique night out with bottomless drinks, using your musical knowledge to name festive tunes and more.
One of London's most unique immersive experiences is continuing this December. You'll get to embody a scientist and step aboard a mobile laboratory, all while dinning hazmat suits, to cook up your own cocktails and bake pizzas in style.
Can't wait for the holidays? Silent Disco Christmas Special are hosting a very festive event, complete with incredible views of the Thames, party anthems and a bustling dancefloor to throw shapes. The boat also has a bar on each deck so you enjoy a tipple or two.
Sh!t-Faced Showtime: A Pissedmas Carol presents Dickens' classic, festive tale, but with a load of performance-enhancing booze involved, of course. Watch as a sozzled Scrooge gets visited by no less that three spirits across this hilarious show.
On the hunt for cool rooftop events in Central London? Sky Garden is making sure your agenda is well and truly packed with a whole host of exciting goings-on. Whether you fancy live music, DJ sessions, sunrise breakfasts or gin-tastings, they've got the goods.
Perfect for a Christmas get-together, Flight Club offers the ultimate weekend social experience. Head to Victoria where you can take their state-of-the-art interactive darts oches for a test drive alongside bottomless pizza and a bottle of prosecco each.
For live music this December 2022 in London, look no further than Sofar Sounds. From the unique, secret location, such as rooftops, museums, private homes and more, to the three surprise artists performing, these events are bound to be a breath of fresh air.