Best Events in February
February is about the time that a lot of us begin to question whether the winter will ever draw to a close. But we here at DesignMyNight are keen to buck the trend and say actually, we love February! It might be a little cold and dark but there's loads of exciting events taking place throughout the month, from SuperBowl parties to Valentine's Day shindigs, so make sure you check out our guide to the best events in London throughout February, and go out and embrace all that the month has to offer.
Last updated on 10th August 2016
This is quizzing like never before. All you amateurs best have your game face on as the Last Man Standing returns to The Phoenix with a wholly messy, fun philosophy. You won't know what's hit you here. There's prized to be won, challenges to be beat and answers to be given at this hilarious pub quiz in London.
Every Sunday in February, Covent garden's basement bar Cellar Door will be screening old and new cinema classics. Head down and prop yourself up on a stall alongside some friends, or snuggle up with your boo on the banquette bench. Wherever you're sitting, spend the night indulging on bowls of free popcorn and sipping on cocktails as you watch along to the likes of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Brokeback Mountain.
Hosting a spread of up and coming talent as well as established names from the UK comedy circuit, the Instant Laughs Comedy Club will be taking over the award-winning Hammersmith Grove Bar and Restaurant to bring you some of the best stand up. Tuck into Mediterranean foods and enjoy some laughs from fresh, alternative acts.
This February, Soho's Bar Rumba will be bringing the funny as they put on their Comedy Carnival nights! Every Friday and Saturday night here will see some of the best comedians on the circuit performing some truly chuckle-inducing routines. Names such as Russell Brand, Michael McIntyre and Micky Flanagan have recently graced the stage here - naturally, you can expect some true funnymen.
The wondrous Fiddle Paradiddle folks are throwing one wild Ceilidh bringing a slice of Scottish revelry to London's SW. Get primed and ready to be flung around the dancefloor for an evening of outrageous and raucous partying. Classic tunes, traditional stompers and even new music trends will be thrown into the mix. Get down to The Bedford to be part of this heavy-hitting bender of booze, dancing and downright silliness.
Hip Hop Brunch offers a unique blend of delicious Dirty South-styled foods, punchy cocktails and hip-hop karaoke vibes in secret locations across London. Bring your loved ones and your besties and immerse yourself in a really fun event; there’s a three-course brunch menu and a power hour of bottomless cocktails to get stuck into from 12pm. The playlist is, unsurprisingly, packed with hip-hop classics, and you’ll get a chance to nail your favourite tune when the karaoke gets underway a little later.
This Feb, take part in the 'Sounds Familiar Music Quiz' at Jerusalem Bar - well, we say 'quiz', but it's more just a disco in a pub quiz format. By the end of the evening most teams will just be singing and dancing around the tables... Anyway, it's always a cracking laugh - hence why it's become the most popular and raucous music based quiz in London!
Unveiling the dark and mysterious underworld of gambling cheats and con artists, the incredible sleight of hand magician Steve Truglia will be taking his audience through an evening of revealing trickery. Exposing the ever evasive world of conjuring and card manipulation you're in for a show of live demonstrations, music, film and magic...
Whether you're a novice or a connoisseur when it comes to wines, Bedales' Wine Tasting Workshop at Borough Market (Feb 10 & 24th) is a quirky, off-beat approach to wine tasting that caters to all! And if you're super serious about your wine, capitalise on that knowledge! Head down to Leadenhall to take part in The Wine & Spirit Education Trust's tasting class for a WSET wine-tasting qualification (Feb. 24th)!
This month, why not try something different and experience one of London's most unique supper clubs that will have you enjoying a delicious 4 course meal cooked by a Cordon Bleu chef in none other than a tube carriage! Transformed and given a good polish, the tube will host this extravagant dinner soiree complete with cocktails from a on board bar. Nifty.