London's Best Events In January 2024

January can test the resolve of even the happiest, most optimistic of souls. New Year's resolutions have been abandoned within days and trousers that were once so comfortable now seem incredibly tight after the Christmas festival of eating. It needn't be all doom and gloom, though! There's a whole catalogue of events going on in this here city to raise your spirits; check out our guide to the best things to do this January in London, from winter walks to brand new immersive experiences.

Last updated on 11th September 2023

Burns Night In London 2023

It's all haggis and cracking ceilidh's this January in the city as Burns Night returns. While a renowned Scottish celebration, London has more than embraced the tradition, bringing the parties that celebrate the renowned poet to a whole other level. Let the fun commence.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

If you're looking for something fun to do in January then head to Rivoli's exciting pop-up cinema. Expect to watch classics from Breakfast at Tiffany's to Thelma and Louise in their stunning Rivoli ballroom.

The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire: Award Winning Immersive Theatrical Dining Experience

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 22nd September 2023

Fancy an award-winning immersive theatrical dining experience? Then you won't want to miss out on The Murdér Express Part Deux - Jewel Of The Empire. The murder mystery event will also include a delightful four-course meal created by a MasterChef The Professionals finalist.

Garage Brunch

Looking for ways to liven up your January? Garage Brunch is hosting a bunch of exciting events throughout the month, where you can not only get stuck into a tasty two-course meal accompanied by bottomless cocktails, but also enjoy performances from some of the best UKG artists going.

The Five Points Brewing Co

Not doing dry January? Head to The Five Points Brewing Company for an exciting taproom tour and tasting or you can also check out the Stand Up For Mental Health Comedy Night at The Pembury Tavern for pizzas, pints and a good cause.

The Big Bakes

Get out of your January funk with a trip to The Big London Bake. The fun and light-hearted event will see you and your pal heading to a cool marquee where you'll compete against other teams to make a 90-minute masterpiece.


Supa Dupa Fly is the place to be for amazing parties in great locations – from your favourite clubs to mansions – whether you're here to see the DJ or are just hip hop and RnB mad, they've got all that and more.


You can always rely on Nikki's for those epic January plans this 2023. Head inside this Shoreditch venue for a Naughty 00s Brunch, which includes free-flowing bubbles, beer and cocktails, alongside a tasty brekky plate. On top of that? There will also be live DJ sets and entertainment.

Where To Find Great Fondue In London

January is still serving the city a bitter chill, so where to set that aside? At some of London's best fondue locations. So gouda you won't want to miss them, enjoy everything from raclette in Alpine restaurants to gooey cheese in a unique pop-up.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

Whether your festive period was a wine and cheese fest or not, we can guarantee you'll still want more at Vagabond's fun events. These masterclasses and tasting evenings pair the two together - ideal for date nights or get-togethers with mates alike.

Hyper Reality

Ditch the dull outdoors for an immersive VR experience this January with Hyper Reality. These guys will be giving you an exclusive all-access look-in with two hours of riding rollercoasters, exploring new worlds and chasing high scores, with hearty refreshments to fuel the action. 

Meantime Brewing Company: Tours And Tastings

@ Brewery & Visitor Center on Various dates from Saturday 23rd September 2023

Over in Greenwich, you can enjoy an exciting tour of Meantime Brewing Company, where you'll get to see workers creating all kinds of delicious craft beers. It would be a tease to explore a brewery without trying the fruits yourself, so you'll of course get a guided tasting of the venues various creations.

The Reggae Brunch

Inject some Jamaican heat into your winter Sundays with delicious brunch dishes, flowing drinks and the biggest hits in reggae, dancehall and bashment. For just £15 you'll indulge in three courses of Caribbean flavours complete with a bottomless rum punch hour, that's enough to get anyone's temperature rising. 


Putt your skills to the test at Plonk Crazy Golf, which has outposts in Camden, London Fields and Borough Market. While you play, enjoy a delicious selection of boozy bevs, including wine, cocktails and craft beer.

The Exhibit

Need fun January plans? The Exhibit in Balham has got a boatload to get stuck into. Whether you fancy taking part in a life drawing brunch touting creative feels or top-notch quiz nights and fantastic comedy shows, the options are endless at this joint.

Restaurant Ours

On the hunt for cool things to do this January in Central London? Restaurant Ours is keeping it lively by promising us an enticing lineup of happenings, from the Mamma Mia-themed brunch to the Real Housewives quizzes, with delicious food and drink at each.

Neverland London

On the hunt for some January fun in Fulham? Neverland has exactly what you need. Make your way to the epic Winter Wonderland to enjoy an Alpine paradise with pals. Think hot mulled wine around the fire, mouthwatering grub in the signature lodges and top-notch tunes from live DJs.

Brixton Jamm

Nothing can cure the January blues quite like a boogie - even if it is just in your seat. Join The Brixton Courtyard for a whole host of feel-good events, from boozy brunches to live DJ nights and New Year's Day specials, all taking place in an outdoors and socially distanced setting.  

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

Brunching just got cool(er). The almighty London collective, Hip Hop Brunch invite you down to a super secret squirrels location where you'll be fed a mighty, meaty 3 course 'Dirty South' menu of, you guessed it, Americana inspired foods. There'll be bottomless cocktails for an hour and a playlist of only the biggest and baddest classic Hip Hop anthems. 

Tonight Josephine

Boasting outposts all across the capital, including Waterloo, Shoreditch and Clapham, Tonight Josephine is the place to go for wicked nights out and epic bottomless brunches. Expect bingo bonanzas, drag-doused debauchery and curious cocktails to boot.

Electric Shuffle

Whether you're back on the lash or going sober this January, Electric Shuffle's brunch has you sorted. Head to the London fave for an afternoon of pizza, shuffleboard and DJs backed by flowing fizz and juice for the non-drinkers.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

With plenty of locations dotted around London, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz are bringing the best club nights through their music competitions. Listen to all your favourite guilty pleasures and hit the dancefloor for nonstop entertainment.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Two-One-Two

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Friday 22nd September 2023

One of the best cocktail experiences in the capital, Alcotraz is a bar for the bucket list. Their collection of prison-themed venues will have you smuggling you own booze past the watchful wardens before some very talented inmates whip them up into a series of delicious drinks for you. 


See off the January blues with a trip to this gorgeous East London bolthole where the Gin-House Burlesque team will be in residence to bring you stunning feats of burlesque, circus, cabaret and musical talent.

London Shuffle Club

Looking for something a bit more competitive? Head to this venue's bottomless brunch events so you can enjoy endless pizzas, beer and fizz, all while crushing your friends at a few rounds of shuffleboard.