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 16th July 2019




  Silent Sounds Boat Party

187 user reviews 4

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 17th August 2019 and 3 other dates

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.

Ballie Ballerson

1414 user reviews 4

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.

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Various dates from Thursday 29th August 2019

Chambers is a new multi-dimensional dining experience, taking you through five flavoursome courses while exploring five different dimensional chambers. Expect mischievous adventures filled with colourful characters and one heck of an imaginative exploration of food and drink.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 24th July 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 Tuesday 23rd July 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.

The BBQ Club

167 user reviews 4

The summer's hottest food pop-up is back with a brand new rack of dishes to get stuck into. From spicy roast cauliflower to lamb ribs and maple-smoked tofu, you'll be cooking up a storm with Jimmy's BBQ Club this season.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

414 user reviews 4

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.

Skylight

226 user reviews 4

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.

  The Candlelight Club

256 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 14th September 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. 

@ Secret Location on Fri, 10th May 2019 - Sat, 31st Aug 2019

Discover a hidden world fueled by live jazz, quirky characters and Prohibition cocktails as The Lost Love Speakeasy takes over a secret location in London. You'll get to embody a chosen character befitting the theme and step back in time to the roaring 20s. 

Pop Up Screens

39 user reviews 5

This summer, check out what classic flicks take your fancy at Pop Up Screens. Landing in a park near you, this unique cinema screening experience will show cult classics like The Breakfast Club and mega hits such as The Greatest Showman under the stars. 

  MIDNIGHT APOTHECARY

38 user reviews 4

@ Brunel Museum on Various dates from Friday 26th July 2019

Midnight Apothecary is back for their summer residency, complete with campfires, cocktails and plenty of tasty street food to be had. To top it off, London's finest local brewers, mixologists and vendors will be on hand to give you the perfect summer night. 

The Reggae Brunch

1020 user reviews 4

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

27 user reviews 4

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 25th July 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

116 user reviews 4

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

340 user reviews 4

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.

The 90s Brunch

170 user reviews 4

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.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

428 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd July 2019

You're in prison and that sucks, right? Well, at Alcotraz, there's one way to make it better: 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

39 user reviews 4

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

423 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 22nd July 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!

21 user reviews 4

@ Lucky Voice Islington on Saturday 27th July 2019 and 8 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. 

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.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 25th July 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 Espresso Martini Society on Friday 26th July 2019 and 5 other dates

Get yourself over to Soho this summer where one of the most anticipated pop up bars of the year is setting up shop on Poland Street. The Espresso Martini Society will be returning for its third run with a range of seasonal sippers including hardshakes and frozen takes on the classic cocktail.

The Exhibit

497 user reviews 4

Boutique Cinema Hire and 7 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.

Under The Bridge

1 user review 5

Tucked below Stamford Bridge Football Stadium in Fulham, Under The Bridge is an uber-cool and contemporary basement space that accommodates all manner of entertainment. Super stylish and modish with a touch of industrial inspiration, this lively lair showcases a state-of-the-art sound system and lighting, and so is an ideal hub for late-night clubbing, gigs galore, fashion shoots, comedy nights and much more, so head down for a heady mix of nightlife at its finest.