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 29th November 2018




  Silent Sounds Boat Party

132 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 26th January 2019 and 9 other Saturdays

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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 12th December 2018

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. 

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.

If you're tottling along the Thames this winter looking for the ultimate festive experience, look no further than the return of Jimmy Garcia's winter lodge and igloos. Perfect for those in seasonal spirits, head on over for fondue, dining in an igloo and more.

  The Big London Bake

240 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 10th December 2018

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. 

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.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Wednesday 12th December 2018

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. 

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.

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.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

151 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Wednesday 12th December 2018

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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.

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.

Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry? 

  Bottomless Brunch!

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@ Lucky Voice Karaoke Islington on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 22 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. 

  The Candlelight Club

177 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 14th December 2018

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. 

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.

  Musical Bingo - South London

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@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Wednesday 12th December 2018 and 5 other dates

Musical Bingo has spread its wings and now you can experience the much talked about night in the heart of Brixton. Get down to The Prince of Wales, where the iconic rooftop spot will be filled with musical rounds, quirky prizes, killer cocktails... and a whole heap of bingo.

@ Concrete on Various dates from Monday 17th December 2018

If you're a fan of bingo and looking for something a little different, head to Musical Bingo for the best events in London. Listen out for he medley of songs and attempt to win the grand prize as you go for gold.

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.

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Taking place in a stunning London location, this evening is combining Silence of the Lambs with Black Mirror for a dark night of theatre. Take a place in the jury as a murderous psychopath is brought to justice, but have the police got the right man? That's for you to decide...

  CBR 19 (Craft Beer Rising)

191 user reviews 4

@ The Old Truman Brewery on Thursday 21st February 2019 and 2 other dates

Selling out every year, Craft Beer Rising is back with all its usual shenanigans and beer. Producers flock from around the world to showcase their wares, with everything from Goose Island, Sierra Nevada and Jaipur, through to drinks you've never heard of. Plus there's the usual line-up of street food and DJs.

The Exhibit

457 user reviews 4

Brunch + Bottomless Bubbles / Bellinis (£18pp) and 3 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.