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 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.

Last updated on 17th December 2020




Flight Club

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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.

One of the best events in Brixton this December, POW is back with its Spaced Out series and this time they're going bigger than ever. They'll be bringing in some of the finest DJs and soundsystems for high-energy evenings and plenty of at-table dancing.

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.

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London's leading queens will be taking over Proud Cabaret City throughout December for a series of sassy bottomless brunches. Hosted by Tayce, Cara Melle and Honey The Foxx, the event will include plenty of lipsync lols and gag-worthy performances, as well as free-flowing fizz and tasty treats aplenty. 

Nikki's

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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. 

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.

The Brixton Courtyard have a whole roster of socially-distanced outdoor events to look forward to this December. From DJ nights to bottomless brunches and festive socials, there's plenty of fun things to do at this South London staple. 

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.

Aeronaut

238 user reviews 4

For a lively Christmas party complete with jaw dropping circus skills and laugh out loud entertainment, The Aeronaut comes out tops. Tickets for their December cabaret show start at just £10 per person, with the option to add tasty bites and warming drinks too.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

253 user reviews 5

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 into the festive spirit with a trip to Winterland this December. Proudly placed on the banks of the Thames in Fulham, the venue offers everything from dips in the hot tub to private igloo hire, with steaming bowls of fondue, themed cocktails and quirky activities aplenty. 

Backyard Comedy Club

18 user reviews 4

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.

Escape the icy weather at one of Barrio's various events this winter. With outposts in Shoreditch, Soho, Brixton and Angel, the bar is hosting everything from bingo brunches to festive events, complete with bottomless booze and party tunes form start to finish.

A night of

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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. 

Looking to get a little activity date in the diary this December? Plonk's crazy golf experience is coming to locations across the capital to bring you hole-after-hole of hilarious putting challenges, with some venues offering BYOB at peak times.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

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. 

FishWorks Covent Garden

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Head over to Covent Garden every weekend this month and you'll find swish seafood restaurant FishWorks doling out some excellent food events - think bottomless fish suppers and their own take on the festive three-bird roast.

From festive nights out to quirky Christmas parties, Proud Embankment is satisfying all your December needs. Head to the show-stopping venue for Christmas lunches, New Year's Eve shows and a Cabaret All Stars special with Denise Van Outen.