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 21st September 2021




Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3456 user reviews 4

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.

Flight Club

497 user reviews 5

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.

Bashment Brunch

50 user reviews 4

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. 

  Bougie Drag Bottomless Dinner

13 user reviews 4

@ Sway, Holborn on Friday 24th September 2021 and 25 other Fridays

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. 

Backyard Comedy Club

33 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.

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 Candlelight Club

350 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 8th October 2021

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.

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. 

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Thursday 30th September 2021

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.

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.

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.

Nikki's

36 user reviews 4

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. 

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.

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Thursday 23rd September 2021

Find out what it's like to be in a Martian invasion with The War of The Worlds immersive experience. Begin your journey at a steampunk bar on Leadenhall Street then be guided through 24 mesmerising scenes by journalist George Herbert. Expect virtual reality, 5D effects and live actors. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

277 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. 

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 and Northcote Road.

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.