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.

Last updated on 21st November 2018

  The Greatest Snowman

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

Who says November is too early to get into the Christmas spirit? Don't be a grinch and head to Pedley Street Station for the most unique train journey of your life. Not only will you be greeted with welcome drinks and three-course meal from MasterChef finalist Louisa Ellis, but there's even some immersive dining ahead.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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

Silent Sounds is an unmissable trip down the Thames, as you sail past iconic London landmarks, you'll be drinking and dancing to everything from dance floor fillers to heavy drum and bass, as you choose your favourite channel from your headset.

@ Rascals on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 6 other Saturdays

Rascals is the hottest new Shoreditch spot and they're introducing the party early every weekend with their massive brunch offering. Join them for bottomless espresso martinis, drag queens, game shows, and an all you can eat buffet.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

Be immersed in this all-new drinking venture from the minds behind Alcotraz, set on a pirate ship. Explore a delicious drinks menu as you unravel the story of treasure and deceit in a truly memorable immersive experience. 

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

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.

If you're already feeling festive, head to Sipsmith's Gin Shop where you'll be able to browse the best gifts for gin-lovers, while sipping on hot cocktails. If you want to create the perfect wreath, indulge in a gin masterclass or want to master the art of the perfect Christmas cocktail, they've got you covered. 

One of the best cinema events in London this winter, this fantastic immersive screening of your favourite Christmas films is sure to get you in the festive spirit with titles like Frozen, Elf, Love Actually and many more.

November? It means that we're irking ever closer to winter, so how to get prepared? Let Jimmy Garcia help you on your way as his winter lodge and igloos return to the Southbank for more fondue, dining and cuddling up next to the Thames in the ultimate pop-up experience.

Fulham Beach Club has had an Alpine-inspired makeover this winter. Curl up with glasses of mulled wine and enjoy fondue and schnitzel as you take in the quirky ski-lodge aesthetic. Activities include a karaoke booth, curling lanes, beer pong and many more, it's a pretty good way to start getting you in the festive spirit. 

One of the top spots to snuggle down this autumn, enjoy some drinks with a view at this amazing rooftop bar in Tobacco Dock location, complete with a few rounds of horseshoes and haystack skittles.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

One of the city's most unique drinking experiences, head to Ballie Ballerson for a stunning festive season of Christmas inspired cocktails, decor and all the ball pit fun you could ever want.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

151 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

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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. But in this immersive drinking experience, you have to make sure you don't get caught.

  The Jam Shed Supper Club

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@ Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre on Tuesday 11th December 2018 and 4 other dates

Tuck into tasty dishes crafted by MasterChef finalists at this unique supper club at the Southbank Centre. The evening is taking place on the sixth floor and features a changing menu dependent which chef you get. Add in a wine-based cocktails and you're onto a winner.

This supper club has been making waves since it launched and it show no sign of slowing down. Find the basement spot this November for a dating event with a difference - there will be plenty of scrumptious plates, a communal atmosphere and excellent wine.

@ York and Albany on Various dates from Sunday 9th December 2018

The festive season is finally upon us again and York & Albany are back with a new festive pop-up for you to snuggle up in. Head to the Gingerbread Cabin for a feast of Christmassy canapes and tasty cocktails.

@ LIBRARY London on Various dates from Saturday 15th December 2018

This immersive dining experience will throw you into a 1930's supper club, in which a horrific murder occurs. You must use your detective skills and work alongside detective Jonathon Rutherford to crack the case and catch the killer.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 15th December 2018 and 11 other Saturdays

Learn how to jive and swing at the Rivoli Ballroom, with not only a beginner's lesson, but also a whole night of live music, cool retro aesthetics in an iconic venue and inexpensive drinks.

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.

  Beer Tasting + Brewery Tour

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@ Crate Bar & Pizzeria on Various dates from Thursday 13th December 2018

If you'd like to learn more about beer brewing there's no better London November event to get to than the Crate brewery tour. Filled beer tasting, sharing platters and expert knowledge it's a great way to pick up some know-how about the beer brewing industry.  

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Sunday 16th December 2018 and 4 other dates

For an hour of quirky interactive escape room actions, head to Holloway Road where this unique experience will be taking up residence at the Owl & Hitchhiker for various dates from November through to February.

From roasting marshmallows on a fire pit through to slurping cocktails created from foraged ingredients, Midnight Apothecary is back for its winter season and it's all sort of date-perfect.

@ 1251 Restaurant on Monday 10th December 2018 and 3 other dates

Go for something a little luxurious this November and spice things up with a supper club at 1251. With a menu curated by The Great British Menu winner James Cochran at his newest restaurant in on Upper Street, you can be one of only 20 people who will get the chance to taste his mouth-watering four-course menu in intimate surroundings.

  Musical Bingo - South London

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

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.

This roaming cinema experience is setting up pop-up screens across the city, settling in Hatton Garden's for the festive lights to be turned on. They'll be adding a touch of old school glamour with a screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's, complete with warm drinks and covered seating. 

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.

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.

The Reimagine collective bring together full 16-piece orchestras, epic live choirs and brilliant on-stage performers to re-tell the story of some of music history's most adored and respected names. 

Heat up your winter nights at one of the city's most opulent venues. Leave your inhibitions at the door and enter a world of sensual sirens, breathtaking burlesque, astounding acrobats and more at Proud Embankment. 

Keep the party going this November with The 90's Brunch, a huge event that includes karaoke, bottomless cocktails, 90s food and hella fun.

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. 

Do something a little different this month and head to Martello Hall or South London's Cattivo 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.

London's champions of all things boozy, karaoke and rapping mayhem are back with a whole new series this Autumn. The Hip Hop brunch collective will be taking to secret locations around London and serving up their incredible mix of 'Dirty South' foods, bottomless cocktails and rap karaoke sessions. 

Having hosted some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit, The Good Ship comedy club in North London can always be counted on for a laugh.

@ Bert & May on Thursday 13th December 2018 and 2 other dates

Whether you're getting over a sober October or just looking to spice up this month, head east where The Water House Project has joined forces with Gabriel Waterhouse of Galvin La Chapelle and three-times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berge to bring you a seven-course supper club with paired wines.

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.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Tuesday 11th December 2018

Think of yourself as a stealthy one? This quirky West 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.

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.

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

Building up the festive season nicely, Bar Rumba return with their weekends dedicated to their Comedy Carnival. Boasting a spread of incredible stand-up talent from across the globe and fresh from the circuit, come down and enjoy the show and even make it an occasion with their party packages available to create a custom night out for you. 

@ Draft House Charlotte on Every Saturday

The Draft House at Charlotte Street are making waves in the new realm of boozy brunches with their burger and beer offering. Yes you heard, that'll be a big, fat burger with fries and a side of SIX craft beers. Madness, we know. However you take your mornings, it should definitely 100% be with a slab of 28-day dry-aged Scottish Aberdeen Angus and a pint to wash it all down. 

Catch the best flicks at this luxury alfresco film experience. Whether its a cult classic or festive favourite, enjoy the movie from the comfort of a cozy blanket with complimentary popcorn, before indulging in a stunning a la carte dinner. 

See the Christmas lights in a completely new way as Secret Adventures throws fitness into the mix. Put on your trainers and choose between either 5km or 10km for this festive tour of London's prettiest spots.

Not only is this West End institution putting on some show-stopping cabaret nights, you can also expect superb waitress service complete with a fully stocked bar, canapés and a three course meal. That's right, you'll be wining and dining while cabaret performers and sexy burlesque dancers spice things up.

From brunch parties to some of the biggest Hip Hop and R&b nights in London, Supa Dupa Fly always host the best events in town, and their November offering leaves very little to be desired.

One of the best supper clubs coming up in Hackney, head to 119 Lower Clapton Road or Hackney Coffee Company for a unique supper club using ingredients sourced from local producers and suppliers.

One of the biggest parties in London this autumn, this great pop up at Tobacco Dock is bringing you stunning rum cocktails, delicious Cuban street food and gorgeous interiors evoking the glamour and glitz of 1950's Havana.

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.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Thursday 13th December 2018 and 5 other dates

Just because we're setting into winter, doesn't mean activities have to be restricted to the indoors. Hop aboard a Thames Rocket and speed down the river before sipping drinks from London Cocktail Club at sunset while DJ Mikee Snooze provides the sounds.

November is looking chilly so why not warm up with one of the snuggly screenings at One Aldwych. Grab a glass of bubbles and settle in to watch some of the best new films followed by a delicious dinner at Indigo.