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. Head over to their iconic Shoreditch location where they're back post-lockdown with the same great pizza and sweetie-inspired 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.
Launching this November, The Greatest Brunch is a unique experience showcasing a host of physically unusual humans and live performances from West End singers, dancers and cabaret acts. If 5 hours of musical theatre hits sounds like a dream, this is the brunch for you.
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.
After turning heads as a sold out pop-up across the UK, The Chocolate Cocktail Club has taken up permanent residence in Farringdon. Sip on all manner of delicious chocolatey creations, plus nibble on cakes and light bites.
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.
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.
Relive the summer this November as Bashment Brunch are taking over secret locations in London for a Carnival-inspired celebration. Toast to the weekend with unlimited rum punch, delcious Caribbean food and a non-stop playlist of reggae, soca and dancehall hits.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bubble Pop Brunch is London's very first dedicated K-Pop bottomless brunch, and it's set to brighten up even the gloomiest of November weekends. Head to a top secret location for hours of themed entertainment, from live dancers to unlimited Korean food and drinks.
Up there for fun London events in November, Meantime Brewing Company's tours and tastings are sure to go down a storm with beer fanatics. The mash tun maestros are lifting the lid on the many processes involved in making great pints, before guiding you through a number of their sips.
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.
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.
One of the best things to do in London this November, The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar is a fantastic event that's combining escape rooms, immersive theatre and murder mysteries into one action-packed evening. There'll also be a great cast of curious Alice in Wonderland-inspired characters that you'll meet.
Feather boas and top hats at the ready for this decadent supper club that'll whisk you away to the roaring 20s for an evening of dancing and debauchery. The Candlelight Club will be serving up speakeasy vibes, gorgeous libations and entertainment throughout the night.
At The War of the Worlds immersive experience, you'll be placed at the centre of an epic Martian invasion. You'll start at The Spirit of Man on Leadenhall Street and be taken through 24 incredible scenes with live actors, VR and 5D effects as you try to escape.
If you've been around London for a few winters, you'll know that of all its seasonal pop-ups, Winterland is hot stuff. A must-try in Fulham, head on down for brunches, igloo bookings and cosy glasses of hot mulled wine in their heated (and festive) chill out areas.
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.
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.
The Shard are taking your weekends up a notch with their epic rooftop party. Taking place on Saturday the 20th, this day event will have you sipping on Champers and G&Ts while bopping to tunes from DJ Max Tyler and soaking in stunning scenes across London.
Wondering what to do around London in November? Hit up The Vaults where a night of campy fun and glitzy cabaret awaits. As well as treating you to some good old fashioned live theatre, Mulan Rouge will be serving up a five-course meal and some delicious cocktails.
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.
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.
Chelsea Funhouse is providing you with a number of entertaining ways to warm up this winter. The West London spot is putting on a variety of events, from immersive cocktail experiences to themed bottomless brunches, that's sure to keep you on your toes.
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.