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 8th December 2016
Learn the basics of Spanish or brush up on your skills in a seriously fun environment as Stripy Spanish take over Chilango. The language school are teaching you how to speak the lingo through a fun and interactive class that tests your skills and helps you to remember the phrases and words. The best part? There's lots of free tacos.
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.
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.
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.
Using some of London's best immersive theatre actors, step into the world of Jay and Daisy as they bring the Great Gatsby to life around you. Dress up and watch the story unfold, swing dance, jive and sip Prohibition-style cocktails at this incredible theatre night.
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.
Perfect for both couples and singletons looking for something to do on Valentines day, Midnight Apothecary welcome guests to the Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden and offer a selection of mid-winter cocktails, delicious food and fireside entertainment. Brave revellers can also venture down into Brunel's dark, underground love cave.
The Electric Circus in Camden hosts a series of Ultimate Power club nights, showcasing what the team believe to be the best songs of all time. Featuring the likes of Bon Jovi, Oasis and Michael Jackson, all the songs played here are well known and popular with all crowds. Framed by confetti cannons and boasting one of the best sound systems in town, their monthly installment of frivolity returns in February and promises one of the wildest club experiences in town.
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.
Elegant, charming and full of character, the Roof Gardens will host a romantic evening, full of great music and delicious drinks. Set 100 feet above the ground, the beautiful Roof Gardens will be framed by sultry RnB music. From Omarion to Craig David, there are few better ways to spend Valentines Day than by dancing with that special someone.
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)!
February is considered one of the most romantic months of the year, and that's no wonder with Rivoli in tow. Join one of the most dazzling and opulent spaces in London as their short and sweet cinema series provides the perfect backdrop for romantic couples.
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.