One of the best ways to warm up for the festive season, head to Tooting where The Big London Bake will be in full swing. Do you think you could knock up a showstopping Christmas cake in just 90 minutes? Well its time to put that to the test.
Best Events in November
It looks as though winter is well and truly upon us. Still, there's no need to be glum - don't even think about letting the cold weather stop you from having fun this November. Dust off your scarf and your mittens and get on out there - after all, there are tons of great events in November for you and your pals to enjoy, right across London. We've put together a whole list of events to keep you occupied, each with their own quirks and charm to satisfy even the most discerning of party-goers. Have a lil' look through our list and book online now to secure your spot at some of our recommended events in November.
If you've not been to Ballie Ballerson yet - shame on you. But there's double as much fun to be had as the adult ball pit has opened up a second site in Soho, with the same great pizza and sweety cocktails - oh, and an extra massive ball pit.
Pulling into Pedley Street Station this November, The Murdér Express returns, bringing with it all the drama, debauchery and dining excellence that it has become notorious for. This immersive murder mystery experience comes complete with a new luxury four-course menu created by MasterChef winner Jane Devonshire.
So, you're spending November in prison. That sucks. But don't worry, smuggle in your favourite bottle of alcohol and the inmates can make sure that jail is a real party whether you head to Brick Lane or the West End outposts.
'Tis the season... for Christmas Cabaret. Head to The London Cabaret Club as they present 'Christmas Royale', a glittery, magical world of espionage-inspired entertainment, which combines immersive performances and luxury dining inspired by none other than James Bond himself.
The Reggae Brunch is bringing you a whole heap of fun this month. Get ready for bottomless booze, three courses of Caribbean food, DJs and the biggest reggaeton beats in town.
One of the best events in London this November, Dante's In Furlough is the latest show from the team at The Vaults. Mixing immersive action and plenty of social-distancing measures, it's all about safe partying at the most hellish wedding of the year.
Say goodbye to those wintertime blues with this epic bottomless brunch offering. Hosting some of the city's sassiest queens, Queen of Hoxton's 'Drag and Waffles' brunch will include hilarious live performances, two hours of unlimited mimosas and plenty of tasty plates.
Part gig, part drinks tasting, this quirky event is bringing you a night of great music, great whisky and great craic. Join the Rhythm and Booze team for a tasting event like you've never experienced before.
East London's most debaucherous drag show is back again for another series of fabulous Saturday night spectaculars. Expect a line-up of flawless lip-sync battles, slaying vocals and hilarious comedy, washed down with a whole lotta prosecco.
One of the best bottomless brunches in London, this unique offering from Lucky Voice Karaoke is mixing singing, dancing and bagels in the best possible way. Head over to your closest venue this month and get ready to indulge in free-flowing fizz and some absolute belters.
Whether it's a date night or catch up with mates, Dinner Ladies has you sorted. We're talking virtual events, Dia de los Muertos nights and a 6-course celebration of British game this Autumn.
Looking to flex your musical prowess? Take part in the Sounds Familiar Music Quiz this November as it lands in London, armed with questions spanning all genres and decade, quirky activities and an unbeatable atmosphere.
This November, experience a night of live music dedicated to Aretha Franklin and various R&B icons as this live music series brings you a series of events featuring a live band the Jazz Cafe and Bush Hall.
Finally! A rave you can take your Nana to. This new Hackney night is bringing together the worlds of bingo and drum and bass to create one of the funnest experiences in East London. Get ready for dabbing, dancing and the chance to win some big prizes.
Haven't experienced the magic of Musical Bingo before? Well, you're in for a treat because this raucous night brings you epic tunes, entertaining hosts and a cracking quiz. There'll be treats along the way, so prepare yourself for an evening of bizarre twists and killer questions.
One of the best things to do in London this November, Plonk will be taking over locations in Camden, Peckham, London Fields and Forest Hill to bring you day-glo courses of epic crazy golf, with a few offering BYOB policies to boot.
One of the best comedy clubs in East London, Backyard kicks off every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Head over to Bethnal Green where they'll be fronting a top-notch line-up of fresh talent and established acts at every turn.
This November, The Prince of Wales is inviting you and your bubble to Brixton for a series of unmissable events and get togethers. Expect a snug winter wonderland of popular RnB brunches, world-famous DJs playing curated sets and live jazz sessions from the comfort of their rooftop.
The perfect way to escape the doom and gloom of November, The Folly's drag brunch spectacular includes 150 minutes of bottomless Champagne, porn star martinis and aperol spritzes aswell as tonnes of tasty plates, set to a backdrop of live entertainment.
One of the best events in London this November, this Covid-secure speedboat trip is taking you down the Thames in super-fast style, past some of the city's most famous landmarks. Get ready for a white-knuckle ride you won't forget.
Head to Century for an unmissable music event this November in London's West End. Soul Serious is a supper club unlike any other, with exquisite food from world-class chefs, jaw-dropping live shows, unorthodox performers and a playlist of soulful house, funk, soul and disco.
Promising a magical wintertime experience quite like no other, Jimmy's Southbank pop-up boasts several private igloos as well as a double-storied cabin overlooking the Thames. Feast on fondue, steak and churros whilst keeping cosy under fur blankets and twinkling lights.
Write off the rest of your weekend plans because Kinky Malinki's Vocal Brunch is an all-day and all-night affair. Starting off at 2pm you'll be treated to a welcome cocktail, bottomless brunch, four live performances and six hours of 90s and 00s classics before heading to an afterparty till 2am.
Do something a little different this month and head to Martello Hall or South London's Serata Hall for a fun night out. The hangouts invite you to create your very own bespoke gins, as you taste tonics, blend botanicals and learn about the history of botany at this gin masterclass.
Take inspiration from Walter White this November and learn how to cook up your own food and drink at this unique immersive experience in Hackney. You'll get to dress up in hazmat suits and step aboard the mobile lab unit to create your very own cocktails and homemade pizzas.
Ignore the winter slump and get down to some classic UK garage with these brunch masterminds, and to make things even better the end of the month will see a a very special funk edition. They'll be rustling up their very own Garage Fried Chicken to chow down with bottomless cocktails before you get stuck in to fun, games and dancing all day long.
Renowned throughout the circuit for delivering top-class performers in friendly and familiar surroundings, the Top Secret Comedy Club keeps November ticking along with a number of hilarious nights out in Covent Garden. Take in gags from the best in up-and-coming acts and proven Fringe performers, with a great atmosphere and cheap drinks to boot.
Test your code breaking skills at this WW2-inspired immersive cocktail making experience. You'll get to become a member of the Bletchley Park coder-breakers and use Enigma machines to generate complex ingredients and recipes before drinking your reward.
For some of London's best live entertainment this November, look no further than The Covent Garden Comedy Club. Bringing you side-slapping laughs for over 15 years, this spot's not about to let you down now, boasting a great line-up of fresh faces and well-known comics.
A new luxury dining experience mixing fun and fine food, the Garage Supper Club is the perfect night out this November. Whether you're opting for a quirky date night or a big night out with pals, their excellent eats and live music will keep the energy high all evening.
Seeking a few thrills this November? Take part in a terrifying escape room experience where you and your mates will have just 60 minutes to escape a prison van, otherwise you'll be spending a life behind bars in Pentonville, think you've got what it takes to get out in time?
Winterland is back, bringing plenty of festive frolicking and Instagram opportunities to South London. Whether you're in the mood for a dip in the hot tub or a private igloo hire, the venue is on hand with its delicious food and drink offerings alongside plenty of quirky activities.
Treat your mates to a truly unique immerse dining experience with The Kitchen Theory. Not only will you feast on an impressive 10 courses but dishes will be paired with audio, visuals, textures and aromas to create a multi-sensory experience.
This intimate jazz den in the heart of Kennington is one of the most impressive places to catch a night of live music in south London, and they've some really eye-catching live shows coming up in November. Get date night booked in and pop by to this romantic brasserie where you'll find 9-piece bands playing jazz, swing, funk and soul sounds into the evening.
Head to Proud Embankment this November for Burlesque Brunch, Cabaret All Stars and an early Christmas special that'll leave you in the seasonal spirit with live performances, epic musicians and a few familiar faces.
The perfect way to warm up this autumn, this unique bottomless brunch from Jolie is bringing you the best of the continent with a stunning salon-themed offering, complete with Bretagne crepes, scrambled egg sliders and plenty of fizz.
Think you know beer? Put your hoppy knowledge to the test with a tour and tasting at Meantime Brewing Company in Greenwich. Not only will you get to experience tutored tastings with insider tips, but you can even book masterclasses and meet the brewers.
One of the best events in London this November, this unique show is taking over South Norwood's Stanley Halls to bring you a stunning selection of cabaret and musical talent performing hits made famous by the Rat Pack.
For the ultimate wintertime adventure? Climb aboard the Winter Bar Bus and spend the evening pootling down London's most famous streets, sipping on hot drinks and snuggling under blankets. The stuff of date night dreams.
With an astonishing line up of performers, a gorgeous interior and a mouthwatering food menu, this Canary Wharf restaurant is a top choice for dining out this month. Expect tributes to Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles alongside the likes of Brian McFadden and Fleur East.
Kick your weekend off right with this feel-good exercise class. Set to a soundtrack of 80s classics, this VOGA workout combines the worlds of yoga and vogueing. Stretch it out to a backdrop of London's skyline, before chilling out with a steaming cup of coffee.
From late nights at the Londo Dungeon that include free drinks, deadly rides and live shows through to epic evenings in the SEA Life aquarium (jellyfish, sharks and all), this grown-up series is one for your bucket list this month.
If you're craving a little festive cheer, look no further than Neverland's Winterland which is bringing a slice of Alpine paradise to South London. From its luxurious hot tubs and private igloos to the heated pergola and quirky seasonal activities, there's plenty to get excited about.
Scary film fanatic? Indulge in some blood-curdling entertainment with an evening at the immersive Forbidden Forest Cinema, complete with atmospheric smoke and graves, where you can expect of host of classics such as Seven, Joker and The Shining.
Think of yourself as a stealthy one? This quirky East London pop up will let you prove that. Head to this immersive Wild West cocktail experience for the chance to live your smuggling dreams and sip of some fine moonshine in the process.
Temperatures may be dropping, but the only way is up for Skylight's impressive events calendar this November. Experience a plethora of events and activities from ice skating to rooftop parties, after work cocktails with a view to quirky date nights at this sky-high haunt.
Head to this secret private members club, where Gin-House Burlesque is throwing a series of epic events, complete with burlesque dancers, circus showgirls, live music and Vaudeville acts.