Best Events In May

London is on its A-game this month. The usual mix of delicious foodie pop-ups, boat parties and film nights are a given, but May also sees one-off warehouse festivals and the launch of Shoreditch's favourite summer-time market by the same token. We've been out scouting once again, and come up with this list of the best events and parties in London this May.

Last updated on 28th June 2016

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5 events @ 2 venues with 10 upcoming dates from 21 Jan 2017 until 13 May 2017

Back for another series of expert wine tastings and delicious foodie goodness, Bedales have several events this May, including a 'Pinot, Pinot, Pinot!' workshop, plus a look at the truth behind natural and biodynamic wines. If you love a glass of plonk, these events are certainly for you. 

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Climb aboard Hackney's Alfredy Le Roy this month in London as they present another dose of cocktail fun in the sun. Not only can you wind down the plush East London waterways, there's a roster of top cocktails, snacks and drinks to indulge in at the very same time. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Boat Party, Daytime, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Background Music
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If you're a fan of the latest cult nights out in London like Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing and Gospeloke, then it's only logical that you'll like the next night coming up at The Old Queens Head. Thom Foole's House Party is a funfair of comedy, storytelling, mischief and party games so get ready for an evening of total hilarity this May in London. 

Comedy, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up
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Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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If it Sounds Familiar - you're on to a winner. The ultimate quiz turn night out that is rocking London returns taking over Jerusalem Bar, Trapeze and The Phoenix with their mentalist attitude towards the traditional pub quiz. You'll be up, you'll be down, you'll be dancing and you'll be singing around at this quiz of music and mayhem.

Happily Affordable ££
East London
6 events @ with 6 upcoming dates from 05 Nov 2016 until 07 Jan 2017

Ladies and gents, it’s time to Be Dope, Be Awesome. The 90s Brunch is all about letting loose and celebrating everything that was great about this glorious decade; there’ll be sharing platters of brunch goods, bottomless Mimosas for an hour, lip-sync battles and a floor-slaying playlist of the greatest 90s classics on the speakers.

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Blueberry Bar and Kitchen

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Blueberry Bar and Kitchen
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Burger Month is a big deal and Blueberry are making sure that this May, it's a good one. Get one of four gourmet burgers, served with fries and salad, for just £9.95. A choice between The Chorizo, The Nacho, The Halloumi and The Hawaiian will leave your taste buds sizzling. With tasty tipples and ping pong to boot, this bar is the place to be this May.

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Get your funnies on the river waves on the Thames any Saturday from the 16th May on this live wire boat. With names such as Noise Next Door to roll in the laughs, enjoy entertainment with a difference and don't rush off - hop along to the club night after your fill of chuckles.

Comedy, Date Night, Something A Little Different, Boat Party
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Taking residency of a decommissioned 1967 tube carriage the Underground Supper Club team invite you to experience a whole new experience on board the tube. This bespoke and unique place to dine will be plating up a 4 course tasting menu of French inspired cuisines from a Cordon Bleu trained chef. 

Happily Affordable ££

Taking to the heart of Dalston this time around, get ready for another top romp courtesy of Little Nan's. Head on down for a kitsch and colourful wonderland of crockery and cocktails set alongside 90s beats and pic'n'mix to boot. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Pop-Up, Date Night, Hen Party, Something A Little Different
Alternative / Indie
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13 events @ 4 venues with 13 upcoming dates from 30 Oct 2016 until 18 Dec 2016

Nicole Line’s textile workshop business teaches a creative skill to both adults and children. She’s running a series of events in London this summer that spans screen printing to tie dyeing, and these events are all about welcoming beginners and experts alike together. You’ll learn how to use the equipment and source the materials in a relaxed environment that’s all about sharing ideas and techniques.

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Dig into three courses of sushi and contemporary fusion dishes at the luxurious Japanese restaurant in Belgravia; Kouzu. They’ll send a welcome cocktail your way before a banquet of sushi and modern flavours kicks off. Enjoy an early afternoon dining experience featuring the finest oriental flavours; a three-course brunch is yours for just £25.

Classes, Date Night, Daytime, Food & Drink
Background Music
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10 events @ with 36 upcoming dates starting on 27 Oct 2016

Looking to get your comedy kicks this May in London? Then join the Instant Laughs comedy club as they entice the crowd with a top notch selection of indie comedy acts and stand-up jolly. Oh, and there prices are a darn treat too!

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16 events @ 2 venues with 16 upcoming dates from 29 Oct 2016 until 28 Jan 2017

Sharpen up your lyrical flow skills, get your rap game on and prepare for a brunch expedition like no other. The revolutionists at the Hip Hip Brunch club will be stuffing you with their 'Dirty South' menu of Americana inspired foods, drowning you in bottomless cocktails and then handing you the mic to let some serious hip hop karaoke riiiiip. 

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