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 1st April 2020




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)

London Shuffle

643 user reviews 5

Whether it's a birthday party, hen do or you're just looking for something a little different, London Shuffle Club have opened their first permanent venue, and looks like it's going to be a biggie.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Wednesday 1st April 2020

Set to be one of London's most sought-after tickets of 2020, this epic immersive experience combines cutting-edge technology with breath-taking settings and live theatre. Based on the iconic War of The Worlds story, you'll be dropped into the middle of a Martian invasion in Victorian England, all you have to do? Make it out alive...

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

520 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.

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.

  Cocktail Time Machine

15 user reviews 5

@ Timeless Bar and Kitchen on Various dates from Wednesday 1st April 2020

Save 20% on ticket Weds & Thurs 6..30pm with discount code TIME20

Head over to Haggerston where this unique cocktail experience is taking you on a journey through some of the most iconic sips of the last century. See what happened just moments before the mojito emerged, and see how to Espresso Martini was first whipped up at this fun event.

  The Candlelight Club

336 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Saturday 18th April 2020 and 3 other Saturdays

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. 

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

202 user reviews 5

Blingo is back and this year, the epic bingo night is taking over multiple locations across London. From north to south, expect an evening of big tunes, granny-led antics and a load of bingo. Believe us when we say that you won't wanna miss this.

Cocktails in the City 2020

598 user reviews 4

If you love a cocktail or two, make sure to catch Cocktails in the City as they touch down in the city for days of cocktail-fuelled fun. Explore what they have in store this year, from interactive masterclasses to sunny cocktail tours. 

Ale Hunters

1 user review 5

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 Reggae Brunch

1627 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.

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

222 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.

Agency Unknown

233 user reviews 4

If you're looking for something a little different, head to Musical Bingo or Gospeloke for the best events in London. Listen out for big tunes and prepare to win prizes at these fun nights out.

Garage Brunch

536 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.

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.

  The Big London Bake

630 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 1st April 2020

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!

28 user reviews 4

@ Lucky Voice Islington on Saturday 11th April 2020 and 15 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

107 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.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 2nd April 2020

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 90's Brunch

204 user reviews 3

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.

Join us in celebrating International Women's Day this 8th March over a host of empowering events. With everything from Legally Blonde screenings to vino tastings from women winemakers, check out our pick of the best female-focused celebrations along with some exclusive offers.

The Exhibit

507 user reviews 4

Boutique Cinema Hire and 6 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.