Best Events in London

Here at DesignMyNight, we're determined to bring you right up to speed with the latest and greatest happenings. From quirky pop ups to banging club nights via bar crawls and cabaret; we have our finger on the pulse of the best parties in London. Here's our hand-picked guide to the best events in London this week and beyond.

Last updated on 13th November 2019




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One of our *ahem* personal highlights of the year, the brunch weekender moves into its second year with more bottomless brunch deals than ever before. From chowing down with Mexican wrestlers to feasting on some of the most ornate brunch plates in town, it's an event you won't want to miss.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Various dates from Saturday 23rd November 2019

Silent Sounds is the ultimate intersection between clubbing and sightseeing, as the two-storey Dutch Master sails down iconic London landmarks, you'll be listening to amazing tunes on multiple channels, ranging from disco classics to hardcore house.

If you haven't been to Ballie Ballerson yet then you're really missing out. An iconic London venue, it's all about giant ball pits, offering two hour slots where you can soak up candy cocktails and tuck into unlimited pizza - and now they've launched in an even bigger site in Soho (hello, UV ball pit)

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 17th November 2019

This new voyage from the minds behind Alcotraz will have you hook, line and sinker. Immerse yourself in an all-new drinking experience that'll see you attempt to steal the long-lost treasure from the grasps of the governor, just make sure you don't get caught as the thrilling tale unravels. 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Sunday 17th November 2019

Taking of 22,000-square feet of Central London, this unique immersive event brings The War of the Worlds to life with virtual and augmented reality to create a live-action re-enactment of the Martian invasion.

Head to Bohemia Place, Hackney, where the ABQ RV has found a home. Don your hazmat suit, for safety, then get ready to mix up some totally unique molecular cocktails with help from some of the very talented motorhome residents.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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If you're looking to combine your love of Southern cuisine with your burning passion for all things B.I.G, look no further, the Hip Hop Brunch is here to answer all your needs. Serving 3 courses of mouth-watering food and featuring a whole load of classic Hip Hop tracks, you'll have the chance to 'Get Your Freak On', dance the afternoon away and even try your hand at a bit of Hip Hop karaoke. 

Who needs your normal eggs benny when you could take brunch to the next stratosphere? Taking place in a secret location, Disco Brunch is bringing the best disco music, bottomless cocktails and brunch food to London.

Book yourself a booth or a day bed at Skylight and enjoy everything this rooftop bar has to offer, from quirky outdoor games like croquet and petanque, alongside food, booze and more than a few views. Come winter, put your skates on for iceskating to a backdrop of London's skyline.

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Sunday 17th November 2019

Inspired by the classic Martin Scorsese film and shocking real-life story of Jordan Belfort, the entrepreneur turned criminal mastermind, this immersive experience is theatre unlike anything you've ever seen before. Prepare to be immersed in the high-stakes world of Wall Street deception. 

Hosted by a certified sommelier and judge of the World Beer Awards, this series of workshops and events include some of the best brewing in the UK and beyond. Learn about the grain to glass process that goes into creating craft sips as part of these London-based tasting tours.

  The Candlelight Club

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@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

Throwing back to the Gold Age of bootleg cocktails, decadent parties and glamorous dresses, The Candlelight Club return for another series of summer soirees at unique locations in London. Step into the 1920s here where live jazz music plays all night, people jive on the dance floor and sequins come as standard. 

@ Bottle Bar And Shop on Wed, 11th Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

For an evening dedicated to beer, head to Catford's Bottle Bar and Shop for a special one-off event, where you'll get to try out six of The Kernel Brewery's best IPAs and stouts, whilst learning more about the process from the brand's Ric Brown.

@ 30-40 on Thursday 13th February 2020 and 2 other dates

This new North London beer festival is offering Londoners the opportunity to try the very best craft brews from a range of breweries across the south east of England. The event will be running over three days and pouring pints at £2 per half, with all proceeds going to The Benevolent charity.

The Reggae Brunch

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One of the best brunch parties in town, this unique day party brings you bottomless cocktails, tasty Jamaican-inspired cuisine and the very best in Reggae, Soca, Calypso and more all afternoon.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

Take a truly unique trip along the River Thames with a speedboat tour. You'll blast down the river with the wind in your hair as you take in iconic landmarks, there's even a refreshing cocktail waiting for you once you touch back down on land. 

Calling all hip hop and RnB lovers, there's only one night you need to consider. Supa Dupa Fly is a stalwart on the London nightlife scene with a hot line-up of events that goes from boozy, music-filled brunches to late-night parties.

The London Cabaret Club

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London Cabaret Club is a must. Combining original choreography, premium production value, and a distinctly British theme, the show is worth the visit alone. Add in a spectacular meal and you have a truly good night out.

Garage Brunch

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Get involved with one of the best events in London this February with this amazing bottomless brunch. Held at a secret London location, you'll enjoy a two course meal and bottomless drinks, before the sick MCs have you dancing the afternoon away.

At Alcotraz, there's one way to make priztonbetter: cocktails! Smuggle your favourite bottle into this high security prison and you can enjoy a range of tailored cocktails – just make sure the warden doesn't catch you in this immersive drinking experience.

RE:IMAGINE

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Bringing together the biggest legends in music history, Reimagine do exactly what they say on the tin: retelling the story of music's biggest and best names via live performances, orchestras and more.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Sunday 17th November 2019

Perfect for any amateur bakers out there, The Big London Bake is a quirky event taking place this summer, revolving around all the yeast-based fun of baking. Guests will be set a number of challenges by the event's talented professionals in order to find out who is London's true star baker. Be sure to try your hardest, it's the yeast you can do. 

  Bottomless Brunch!

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@ Lucky Voice Islington on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and 6 other Saturdays

Jumping on the brunch train that seems to be circling London this year, the team at Islington's Lucky Voice Karaoke are pulling out all the stops. With an hour of karaoke to round things off, this is event will feature two hours of bottomless cocktails and a great selection of toasted bagels. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

110 user reviews 5

It's probably easiest to think of this as a disco in pub quiz format. Leaving the boring trivia rounds at home, Sounds Familiar digs out clips of all your favourite sing-along anthems and tasks its visitors with remembering the song and the artist. Famous for getting even the most reserved of characters up on the chairs, singing and dancing into the night.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Sunday 17th November 2019

One of the best immersive experiences in London this year, Secret Cinema are taking over a secret London location to bring the world of Stranger Things to life. From stunning sets that you'll be free to explore, to quirky 80s cocktails and fun activities, there's something for every member of your gang.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

The Comedy Carnival at Bar Rumba is the perfect way to kick off your weekend with their spread of incredible stand-up talent from across the globe. Expect to see the best of established comedians and rising names in the industry every Friday and Saturday. With plenty of party packages to choose form too you can really make the night your own. 

The 90s Brunch

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Promising an off-the-chain 90s themed party, these guys take you backstreet back (alright!) for a hearty chunk of nostalgia and boozy excess. You're encouraged to Be Dope, Be Awesome as you get settled into sharing platters of delicious 90s-inspired grub, washed down with bottomless Mimosas for an hour. There's plenty of fresh entertainment on the agenda too (yes, that does mean lip sync battling it out) all soundtracked by a floor-slaying playlist of 90s classics to the tune of the Spice Girls, R.Kelly, Eminem and more.

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The Exhibit

503 user reviews 4

Boutique Cinema Hire and 9 other offers

The Exhibit continue to offer exceptional value for money with their dinner and a movie night offer. All yours for £19.95, you'll enjoy something from their large plate menu before retiring to their boutique cinema space - filled with leather sofas and with room for no more than 28 guests - where they'll bring you a roster of the latest releases and cult classic favourites.