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.
Last updated on 16th June 2017
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Recreate the epic ballroom scene, dance in your finest ball gown and party like it's the 1800s as The Vaults brings to life the magic of Beauty and the Beast. Head to Waterloo for an amazing night of eating, drinking, fairy godmothers and live entertainment.
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.
The Rosemary Branch Theatre has seen many famous faces in its time and this year it's putting on four more cracking shows. Teaming up with Unattended Items, there will be performances from comedians, cabaret stars and musical maestros.
This Christmas join the epic battle between medieval houses in this immersive theatrical production. You’ll align yourself with a noble house, each fighting for supremacy – but beware, pick the wrong side and suffer the terrible consequences. The night comes with a five course banquet, wine, and entertainment till late.
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.
Transport yourself back to the 1920s to throw a Christmas party in style. The jazz bar will be in full swing with their resident band playing foot-tappin tunes, while you enjoy canapes and a four-course meal. Expect to see acrobats and aerialists perform before the dancefloor and illicit gambling den is opened to see the night away.
Celebrating Christmas in the only way they know how, the Cabaret Club are taking over the beautiful Bloomsbury Ballroom for a night of stunning numbers and dazzling sights. Some of the city's most famous cabaret dancers will be strutting their stuff on stage, dressed in amazing sequined costumes and stunning the audience with their aerial acrobatics. This is one Christmas event well worth checking out.
The Vaults are hosting a huge Christmas party this December that's themed as an End of the Universe party. The entire venue will be decorated as a deep space hideout, complete with Martian caves, moon crater bars and space canyons of glitter and foil. With a few intriguing characters walking around and a number of space-themed cocktails at the bar, this December night out will leave you grinning from ear to ear.
Learn to make personalised and unique Christmas gifts with Nicole Line this December. From screen printing t-shirts and bags to metallic foiling, classes with Nicole are fun, sociable and leave you with a life-long skill.
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.