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 24th September 2018




2 events @ The Grand with 3 upcoming dates starting on 28 Sep 2018

You've not seen a movie, and we mean really seen it, until you've taken it in at The Grand. This Clapham hotspot is showing a run of cult favourite films on their enormous, 24ft wide screen, with free popcorn and all kinds of themed quirks to look forward to on the night. Once the credits have rolled it's onto the after-party - included in the ticket price - where DJs play the best party tracks until 3am.

34 events @ Secret London Location with 34 upcoming dates from 29 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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. 

9 events @ Secret London Location with 9 upcoming dates from 13 Oct 2018 until 15 Jun 2019

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.

  Chambers of Flavour V3

11 user reviews 5

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Tuesday 25th September 2018

One of the most remarkable events in London this year, head to a secret London location and prepare for 130 minutes of immersive sensory overload as you journey through six unique dining rooms, complete with five course of culinary curiosities and a hidden bar complete with the wackiest cocktails you've ever tasted.

13 events @ 7 venues with 27 upcoming dates from 25 Jan 2017 until 20 Dec 2018

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.

3 events @ The London Cabaret Club with 35 upcoming dates from 21 Mar 2017 until 22 Dec 2018

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 100 upcoming dates from 24 Sep 2018 until 12 Nov 2018

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? 

4 events @ 2 venues with 40 upcoming dates from 25 Sep 2018 until 18 Dec 2018

Enjoy a night of side-splitting comedy and hilarious one-liners aboard a vessel on the Thames courtesy of the Boat Show Comedy Club. Kicking into life every weekend, London's comedy fans are invited aboard the Tattershall Castle and Hispaniola boats to see some of the city's best up and coming stand-up acts perform their best material. 

  The Big London Bake

209 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 26th September 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. 

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Wednesday 26th September 2018

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.

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Valid on any dates that fall on Wednesday.

@ Palatino on Wednesday 26th September and Tuesday 27th November 2018

This stunning wine and cocktail paired dinner will unearth the many cultures that have influenced Rome's cuisine. Hosted by Palatino in Clerkenwell, this stunning supper club is one of the best events in London this year.

7 events @ XOYO with 7 upcoming dates from 27 Sep 2018 until 23 Oct 2018

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.

@ Concrete on Thursday 27th September 2018 and 3 other Thursdays

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.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 27th September 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. 

  Journey To The Underworld

1 user review 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 28th September 2018

If you're looking for something a little different, head to a secret location and prepare to experience the greatest love story never told. A unique immersive dinner and theatre show, this is brought to you by the brains behind The Murdér Express.

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Valid on the following dates: 30/09/2018.

  Bottomless Brunch!

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@ Lucky Voice Karaoke Islington on Saturday 29th September 2018 and 11 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. 

36 events @ Secret London Location with 36 upcoming dates from 29 Sep 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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.

@ R.S. Hispaniola on Saturday 29th September 2018 and 8 other Saturdays

This rocking comedy extravaganza is the perfect Saturday night out. Names including Noise Next Door will be tickling your funny bones and with a club night at the end of the show, the fun doesn't stop until you're feet are falling off. Try something different on the Thames this May!

@ 300 Venues across London AND free entry to The Cocktail Village on Mon, 1st Oct 2018 - Sun, 7th Oct 2018

We all know what October means... London Cocktail Week is back and so are the £6 cocktails. That's right, you can soak up exclusive offers from hundreds of bars around the city, with special events, cocktail masterclasses and a hub of activity at the Cocktail Village.

  Musical Bingo - South London

3 user reviews 5

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 4th October 2018 and 2 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.

  The Candlelight Club

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@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 5th October 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. 

24 events @ Secret London Location with 24 upcoming dates from 06 Oct 2018 until 29 Jun 2019

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.

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.

The Exhibit

417 user reviews 4

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.