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 21st February 2018
Ever wanted to see the London sights but while listening to amazing music? Group can never decide what music they like? Hop aboard the Dutch Master, the two-storey boat that sails down the Thames while you listen to several different stations of music.
Strap in for a comedic tour de force as the hit Fawlty-Towers based supper club comes to London. Taking place Radisson Blu, the night is a hilarious mix of theatre, comedy and supper, all served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel.
The UK's biggest craft beer festival is back for 2018 and it's bringing even more beer-y fun. Head to the Old Truman Brewery for more than 175 breweries from around the world, street food and DJs.
Garage Brunch brings you everything you love about garage music and bottomless brunch into one location, with free-flowing cocktails, MC PSG hosting, many guest musicians and lots more to make one of the most epic musical brunches around.
One of the best events in London in February, this cute and quirky Holi celebration at Cinnamon Kitchen is offering you thirty minutes of pute, unadulterated paint fighting. Don your protective gear and prepare to colourful and wonderfully messy.
REIMAGINE is known for it's mind-blowing revisits of classic albums, with your favourite records being interpreted by a 16-piece orchestra. February sees two hip-hop goliaths getting the REIMAGINE treatment as Dre's '2001' and Biggie's 'Read To Die' get outings on the XOYO stage. Set to be two of the best events in London in February, you won't want to miss out.
As the Dj brings the beats, the smoke is released, and the place becomes for adult’s only, enjoy East Ham’s biggest soft play area complete with trampolines, foam pits, laser mazes and ninja warrior obstacle courses.
Want to add a little sparkle and excitement to your next February night out in London? Then head to Cafe de Paris as the infamous cabaret club puts on a sizzling line-up this winter, from history retold through to jar-dropping burlesque.
Rewind to the last days of the 90s and the release of Dr. Dre's career-defining album 2001. Now fast-forward to now, and music collective REIMAGINE are reigniting that fire at XOYO with a very special orchestral rendition of the record. For any Dre fans it's a must-see event.
Cabaret rarely is as sophisticated and entertaining as The London Cabaret Club. Diving into the rich cultural history of British culture, with each performance centred on a British theme, the company aims to deliver a sophisticated night of live entertainment while you dine on exquisite food.
This cross-cultural project teams a Palestinian chef from Gaza and a conceptual artist from Leeds, who will entertain and dazzle their guests with delicious homemade Palestinian dishes centred around the idea of love and conflict.
This February, expand your culinary horizons at this fun supper club, where one moment you’ll be in the back streets of Bombay and the next you’ll be feasting in Hong Kong’s hawker markets. Eat five courses, cocktails and some culinary surprises.
Perfect for seeing off those February blues, this epic bottomless brunch at the People's Park Tavern offers bingo, booze and bizarre comedy from Mr. James Hancox and Ria Lina.
With date-perfect written all over it, this night at the Brunel Museum is a romantic combination of cinema, camp fires and cocktails. Watch three award-winning films in an old tunnel, and during the interval you can head up to the roof for a snug fire and marshmallows.
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.
See if England can defend their title as the Six Nations kicks off its 2018 fixtures. Riley's will be screening every match from the tournament so get down to their Victoria location for one of the best events in February.
Supa Dupa Brunch Party is back, combining the superb food of the Ace Hotel with their hip hop and RnB stylings to create the ultimate day out. Expect music quizzes, great music, and two courses of delicious food.
With the arrival of February comes the beginning of the Six Nations 2018 tourament, and you need somewhere to catch the action. Helpfully, Bounce Old Street are on hand with screenings, not only promising a huge screen and a seat if you want it, but also pre and post match games of ping pong AND two hours of unlimited pizza and beer.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this exclusive dim sum masterclass with the masters of dim sum, Ping Pong. You’ll enjoy a signature cocktail, learn everything you need to know from their master chef, and enjoy some dim sum yourselves.
Originally hailing from Denmark, Jonas Lorentzen is bringing the Nordic Food Movement to London. His supper club, Matr includes some of the most important principles, from seven courses of foraged food through to natural wines.
The Phantasmagoria Cabaret is a celebration of theatre and comedy that examines what is real and fake about yourself – whether being wrong is right and whether weeing in the street is actually a bad thing. Join Patrizia Paolini and loads of guests.
Winterland returns to bring you one of London's best February events. See out the worst of winter with a hot cocktail in one hand and plate of mouth-watering raclette in the other.
This cool event in London in February offers ticket-holders a unique cultural experience. Experience the food of West Africa over four courses, along with a live band and soundtrack comprised of African music old and new.
Bringing you some of February's best food events, this great London pop up supper club is just the ticket for your Valentine's day plans. Enjoy four courses of delicious food inside a decommissioned tube carriage at this unique dining experience in London.
This atmospheric live music event at The Asylum in Peckham is one of the best events in London in February. Wrap up warm and listen to some stunning new acts inside a beautiful ruin.
Enjoy one of London's best attractions without the queues or the kids. Sip on a glass of complementary Prosecco and enjoy some iconic wax-work action at this stunning event in London in February.
At this design workshop, not only will you learn how to use the equipment, source the materials and how to set up a studio space at home, you’ll get to mix together and share ideas with everyone from beginners to experts.
Head to Cottons Vauxhuall’s Winter Beach party for steel pans, reggae DJs, carnival dancers, unlimited Caribbean food and an hour of unlimited rum punch.
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.
Combine heart-pumping with noshing as At Your Beat and The Perception by W Hotel join forces. The morning starts with a dance class before a delicious feast of breakfast options, accompanied by either bottomless juice or bubbles.
One of the best upcoming events in February, enjoy some stunning nights at Sky Garden. Sip cocktails and cast an eye over London at its finest. Whether its some casual after work drinks, or a special occasion with friends and family, Sky Pod Bar will always be a great location.
Travel back into the time of baggy jeans and spiky hair as the 90s is coming back to life at The 90s Brunch. This throwback party features awesome food, an hour of bottomless cocktails and the chance to lip-synch battle with your fellow Nostalgia hunters.
February just got a whole lot hotter with Fat Tuesday at The Vaults. The huge party will take place over two days and is the work of Shotgun Carousel; expect burlesque, brass bands, amazing outfits and all sorts of stunning surprises.
Have you ever wanted to drink prosecco just inches away from sharks!? That wish can now be fulfilled with Sea Life After Dark, where you will be able to visit Sea Life London Aquarium after-hours. Travel the hallway at your own pace and visit the pop-up bars scattered throughout for an educational and fun experience.
This February, join this supper club with a difference, as you feast on four delicious courses of Mexican-inspired treats on communal sharing tables, all hosted in a truly unique venue.
With DJs spinning the best in reggae music, an hour of unlimited rum cocktails and a three course Caribbean meal from Cottons, what else would you want to do this February?
Try something new this February as you dash across the Thames in this unique speedboat experience, before heading to Ping Pong for a delicious Dim Sum set menu.
Laugh Out London returns with a stellar line up of comedy acts. Featuring headliner Tony Law alongside three stunning comedians, it's one of the best events in London in February.
The Jazz Verse Jukebox combines jazz improvisation with spoken word poetry, creating a night of excellent music and poetry from a diverse range of artists. Host Jumoke Fashola will sing and guide you through the evening – and there’s an Open Mic section too.
February is one of the cruellest months. Escape somewhere gorgeous and warm, like the Hot Gin Roof at the Ham Yard Hotel. With steaming hot gin and tonics and views over Soho it's one of the best events happening in February.
With speeds of up to 60mph and going 6ft under the water, Predator Adventures is giving you the experience of a lifetime. Jump in one of their crafts as their controllers speed you along the Thames.
This February get yourself banged up in Alcotraz, the infamous pop-up prison bar that is based on TV and movies. The completely unique experience will lock you behind bars, ask you to smuggle booze in and dress you up in orange jumpsuits for a night with a difference.
Stay fit and fabulous with amazing London dance class. Channel your inner Madge and prepare to strike a serious pose at this amazing February event in London.
One of London's best February events, Ettieboo returns for her latest run at Aeronaut. With cool, zany and downright weird performances aplenty, it's one of those nights that has to be seen to be believed.
Test your wits and also your twerking ability at this fun London event in February. Grab some teammates and head to The Phoenix for this quiz-cum-game show that will have you laughing until the bitter end.
This February you can become a true cooking master with the Japan Centre, who are teaching you how to create Japanese food with the expertise you trust from them, whether that’s miso making or sushi creating.
Speed dating meets competitive baking at this fun and flirty event in London in February. Mix and mingle with like-minded singletons at this quirky dating event in Tooting.
This February in South London, the Rivoli Ballroom will be setting up its pop-up cinema. With screenings of Pretty Woman, Gentleman Prefer Blondes and Bridget Jones Diary, it's a fun event to check out.
With Proud Camden closing their doors at the start of March, they’re throwing one hell of a leaving party, with half price beers, two areas of live music, live performers and authentic German food all night.
Gospeloke is the karaoke experience you’ve always wanted to go to, with a great selection of songs, an amazing host, and a real sense of unity, it is euphoric, ridiculous singing at its finest.
Not only will you have access to the fun, drinks, and food of Quaglino’s, this after-hours cabaret performance is a sight to behold with an all-singing, all-dancing parade of lavish costumes, spectacular feathers, and larger-than-life performers.
One of the best events in February, this unique London supper club takes guests on journey through the food of Rome. Navigating the many cultures that have influenced the city's cuisine, you'll sample some truly spectacular dishes, as well as some of the best pasta in London.
One of the funnest events in London in February, this hilarious bingo night will equip you with all the skills you need to conquer the hall.
Ward off the February blues with this cool and quirky brunch event. With teapot cocktails, fish finger sandwiches and 90s bangers, it's one of the best events in February.
If you want the best in up-and-coming and TV comedians, there’s only one place to find them: Good Ship Comedy. Come here every Monday night for cool names like John Robertson, Brendon Burns and more.
There’s one thing you need in your life this February, and it’s Supa Dupa Fly. Not only do they attract some of the biggest artists in hip hop and RnB, their soundtrack brings together massive nights of people dedicated to the genre.
Get your dancing shoes on and your shouting voices ready because it’s time for a bit of Musical Bingo. There’s twists, there’s prizes and there’s a lot of great music – what more could you want?
Try out a bunch of Winter Olympics activities with a fun twist at this try-athlon event at Queens, where you’ll go head-to-head at curling, ice hockey pucks, and go-nutting – which is human curling.
One of the best events in East London in February, this cool and quirky night of comedy and cabaret will be sure to pull you out of the February slump. Grab your friends and don your most fabulous jimjams as this pyjama party kicks 2018 into touch.
Gin-House Burlesque is back in East London with one of their debauched and utterly seductive shows. Spicing up your February, the show is a Valentine's themed evening of Burlesque, Circus, Music and Vaudeville delights. Kick things off with a dinner before moving on to a party that lasts until 5am.
One of the best events in London this February, 100 Wardour Street unveil their all new brunch. Join your hosts Coco Vadose, Marsha Mallow, Merecedez Bends and Bunny Galore for a stunning show that's sure to leave you breathless and blushing, as well as some delicious brunch dishes.
February is a month romance, and nobody knows that better than Temple Cinema who will bringing their latest season of classic films back to the Andaz, this time based around the theme of love. Catch screenings of Dangerous Liaisons and The Skin I Live In this month in London.
Whether it's for an early Valentine's Day date, or just a Tuesday night jaunt, these fun February events in London will leave you well versed in your favourite spirit. Learn how to properly mix a Johnnie Walker Gold Label cocktail, or find out the history of Four Roses Kentucky Bourbon, at one of these great drinks masterclasses in Central London.
February is set to be bigger than ever with the return of Superbowl this year. Join Belushi's for all the action as their roster of renowned sports bars promise the very best in screenings, food and drinks deals.
Join the team at Maida Vale's The Summerhouse for an evening of food and wine pairings with producers from the Mount Pleasant Estate Wines. Enjoy a four-course tasting menu with specially selected wines at one of the best London events in February.
Join this brunch party where not only do you get great cocktails, delicious brunch dishes, and panoramic views of the city at the iconic Madison roof terrace, but legendary DJ Fat Tony will be providing the all-day party soundtrack.
Retox, detox, you can do both at Perception, where you can indulge in a mixture of naughty and nice brunch dishes, drink bottomless bubbles or sip unlimited fresh smoothies – and there’s even a cheese station.
This February, explore the story of Frankenstein like you’ve never experienced it before, as you travel into hidden corners of the library and discover the haunting soundscape created by award-winning musician Taz Modi.