Best Events in September

Let's not beat around the bush. Summer was great, but you're secretly looking forward to digging out your favourite jumper to guard against that autumn chill, aren't you? That's not the only thing to get excited about either – with September's agenda coming packed full with the usual spread of the cool, the quirky and the downright unruly events throughout the capital. Here's our run-down of the best events in London this September.

Last updated on 17th September 2019




One of the biggest events in London this September, the Brunch Weekender is bringing you two days of epic food deals, from bottomless brunch - food and booze - for £20, to a dish and a drink for £10. One of the highlights of the autumn calendar, it's time to get those bookings in quick.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

196 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 23rd November and Friday 13th December 2019

Sail down the Thames on the Dutch Master and, not only do you get to see all these iconic London landmarks, but you can drink and dance to everything from disco classics to hardcore house – and you'll get to choose.

@ Secret London Location on Wednesday 18th September 2019 and 4 other dates

This summer, immerse yourself in the world of 007 with Secret Cinema. MI6 need your help, more than ever. Should you accept the task at hand, you'll be thrown into the thrilling world of espionage, sipping martinis while bringing down terrifying criminal organisations. 

The BBQ Club

188 user reviews 4

Join the BBQ Club chefs on the South Bank this summer as they guide you through six courses of unique eats. From posh flatbreads to bream fillets and spicy cauliflower, it's the ultimate DIY dining experience in London.

The ultimate way to beat the summer holiday blues, this Disco Brunch is set to get you up on tables with their hot mix of bottomless cocktails, amazing dance tunes and two courses of brunching deliciousness.

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1 user review 5

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Gingerline are back at it again this summer, with another thrilling immersive drinking and dining experience. You'll step into another world and work as a team to navigate different dimensions and mischievous characters, feasting on five delicious courses as you go. 

Cook up your own cocktails and feast on homemade pizzas at London's unique science experiment concept. Inspired by a mix of Breaking Bad and school science lessons, the immersive bar experience will have you dress in hazmat suits while building your own creations. 

  Journey To The Underworld

133 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Journey to the Underworld returns in September, taking you on another hellish adventure through immersive theatre and fine dining. Of course, MasterChef's Louisa Ellis will be at the helm once more, cooking up a devilishly decedent menu to perfectly accompany the twisted fairy tale. 

  The Candlelight Club

265 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 5th October 2019

Nothing sparkles like the bygone days of the Golden Age. London's most infamous event collective known for throwing some of the most glamorous soirees this city has even seen return to show you how to have fun in September in London. Don your flapper dress, trilby hat and bootlegger attitude, we're taking you back to the 1920s. 

@ Red Rooster on Saturday 21st September 2019 and 9 other Saturdays

Red Rooster is turning things up a notch as it welcomes BBC 1Xtra's DJ Emily Rawson and her all-female crew of DJs for an afternoon of banging beats and bottomless brunching. With two hours of unlimited Frozittas, chicken and waffles and drunken doughnuts, we can't think of anything better.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

From the team that brought you the acclaimed Breaking Bad-themed bar and Bletchley Park inspired fun, comes their latest take - this time they're immersing you into the world of AI - all with the same incredible cocktails and theatrics.

The 90s Brunch

183 user reviews 3

This September prepare for one of the hottest brunch events around. The 90s Brunch combines everything you love about the 90s – including fresh entertainment, lip sync battles and an amazing soundtrack – with amazing food and an hour of bottomless cocktails.

See out the summer season in style as Skylight is open right through this month for croquet, petanque, cocktails and some of the best views of the city.

@ Various Venues, London on Fri, 27th Sep 2019 - Sat, 28th Sep 2019

Taking over the city for one weekend this September this unique lates festival is bringing an eclectic mix of art and culture to some of London's most iconic landmarks. From lectures at the Natural History Museum to soundscapes at the Canal Museum and a party at Hendrix's pad, you won't have experienced anything like this before.

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

This September, soak in the last of the summer sun and listen to a range of relaxing tunes at Sky Garden's Sky Pod Bar. Enjoy stunning sunset views across the city whilst sipping on cocktails and watching live performances from various DJs and bands.

  Bridge Command

8 user reviews 5

@ COLAB Factory on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Get ready for a journey beyond the final frontier with this fun, immersive piece of theatre at COLAB Factory. Head over to London Bridge and climb aboard your starship for the chance to save the lives of both yourself and your teammates in this uniquely challenging game.

Disco Yoga

109 user reviews 5

This September yoga pro Sarah Hunt has teamed up with DJ Darlo to bring one of London's quirkiest yoga classes, disco yoga. Stretch out your sun salutations and downwards dogs to the sounds of The Jackson Five and Donna Summer, and then refuel with a super foods smoothie after.

@ Oval Space on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 @ 20:00 - 3:00

Are you a Bruce Tramp? Head over to Oval Space this September and celebrate the Boss turning 70. Expect nothing other than Bruce Springsteen hits, raw cuts and hidden gems with full stage productions and a bar brimming with refreshments all night.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

76 user reviews 5

It's all kicking off in south London, where you can catch slick flicks from Breakfast at Tiffany's to When Harry Met Sally and even Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom this September. With food stalls, craft beers and cosy seats, this definitely beats the boring local cinema.

The London Cabaret Club

138 user reviews 4

This September, enjoy the wonders of the London Cabaret Club, where you can enjoy shows centred around a British theme and performed by West End stars, all while feasting on delicious dinners.

@ The Gipsy Hill Taproom on Saturday 21st September 2019 and 13 other Saturdays

Journey on over to Gipsy Hill Brewery this September and you can take part in a unique hands-on brewery tour that's sure to make for a fun, and informative, day out. You'll get to explore just how everything is made as well as be rewarded for your efforts with a few delicious samples. 

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

147 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar on Friday 27th September 2019 and 5 other Fridays

Spend your September evenings with Grandma Flash and the Blingo Crew as they take over North London to bust the numbers and blast some beats. Expect phat prizes, dance offs, lip sync battles and the dopest house party since the Queen's jubilee. 

Looking for things to do this month? If your idea of a good time includes sloshing pints of beer, tasting your way through exclusive batches and exploring quirky London breweries, then join Meantime for brew-filled tours.

The Original Tour

23 user reviews 5

Hop aboard London's most unique mobile bar this September and you'll get to flex your trivial knowledge while exploring all of the city's moist iconic landmarks. Take some mates and unwind with a few BYOB drinks, before seeing of you'll be crowned the winners. 

Rumour Mill

28 user reviews 5

Ditch your usual plans for something a little more secretive, as Rumour Mill heads to a top secret location, with a few slinky performances in tow. Think burlesque, boylesque and jaw-dropping entertainment.

The Luna Cinema - London

39 user reviews 4

From Kensington Palace to Tooting Bec, this unique series of screenings are taking over some of London's most beautiful outdoor spaces to bring you an excellent selection of films, from Bohemian Rhapsody to Legally Blonde.

@ The Electric Ballroom on Saturday 28th September 2019 and 3 other Saturdays

Who said that you've got to wait till October to experience Oktoberfest? Head north of the river where Camden's Electric Ballroom is bringing you real Bavarian vibes; complete with steins of imported beer, tasty eats from Herman Ze German and live music.

  MIDNIGHT APOTHECARY

69 user reviews 4

@ Brunel Museum on Friday 20th September 2019 and 4 other dates

A real hidden gem in the heart of South London, Midnight Apothecary is back with Campfire Cocktail designed to keep you cosy this autumn. Head down to Rotherhithe where you'll be treated to drinks made with seasonal and foraged ingredients, alongside some delicious toasted marshmallows.

Escape the hoardes of children and tourist groups by heading to these unique experiences at London's top spots. Providing a unique adventure, this series will have you wander around the aquarium, dungeons or whatever you fancy in your own time, bubbles to hand.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Warm up those sea legs and hop aboard the Hidden Spirit this September. This unique immersive experience on an actual, old-timey boat will have you whipping up creative cocktails and stealing treasure, just like the real thing. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

209 user reviews 5

Like getting loads of funny for your money? Probably time you discovered the Top Secret Comedy Club, which reels out the top notch comics for evenings rich with thigh-slapping gags. Come along and have a laugh, there's an open bar serving cheap booze, a buoyant atmosphere and the chance to mix with loads of really funny people.

  Dead Man's Hand

56 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 21st September 2019 and 5 other Saturdays

Head over to Farringdon where The Castle plays host to this unique escape room. Solve the mystery behind the death of a notorious card shark by gathering evidence and interviewing characters. Get it right and you'll be on the receiving end of a very impressive reward.

  Shida

1 user review 5

@ The Vaults Theatre on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

After a successful run in New York, Jeanette Bayardelle's critically-acclaimed musical is coming to London. Visit the Vaults this Autumn and you can watch the moving real-life story of an aspiring writer, with a glorious soundtrack of genre-spanning hits.

  • Over 14
  • Theatre/Arts
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Tickets from £38.00

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

15 user reviews 5

Forget everything that you know about cabaret and burlesque, because this September, The Double R Club is going all out with David Lynch-style performances, complete with doughnuts, coffee shots, bespoke cocktails and more.

The Reggae Brunch

1220 user reviews 4

Saturdays are going off this September in London as the Reggae Brunch arrives with bottomless cocktails, all-day dancing and some tasty food to get you through those post-summer blues.

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Think you've got what it takes to crack WW2 codes? Head to this unique immersive cocktail bar experience, inspired by the work at Bletchley Park and Alan Turing's Enigma machines. You''ll enter a secret war room, enter mission codes and piece together recipes to create your own cocktails. 

Looking for something quirky to do this September? Head to Covent Garden or Shoreditch where this immersive drinking experience, will have you smuggling booze, avoiding guards and sippingon bespoke cocktails in an orange jumpsuit.

Brother Marcus

85 user reviews 5

Head over to Balham or Angel this month where supper club spot Brother Marcus has a thing or two lined up for you. Join them for their Island Kitchen evening that celebrates the cuisine of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, or mosey on down for their Brunch Weekender special at their Angel venue.

It's time to party as Supa Dupa Fly put on a massive series of events across the city. The huge club night is taking over London's hot spots with amazing DJs, a cool crowd and some of the most fun you can have on a night out.

Bashment Brunch

31 user reviews 4

The new one from the Hip Hop Brunch team, this epic day party is all about the beats with its mix of bashment, reggaeton, dancehall and soca, alongside tasty food and bottomless cocktails.

Immersive Mysteries

133 user reviews 5

After a quirky night out this September? Join Immersive Mysteries as you embark on a spirited evening complete with puzzle solving, ghostly encounters and intriguing characters all within the iconic London Museum of Water and Steam.

@ Secret Location in Highgate, London or Central London on Friday 20th September 2019 and 2 other Fridays

Jonas Lorentzen of Million Pound Menu is hosting a unique supper club in a secret location, championing the flavors of the vikings and Iron ages. MATR promises to explore the culture, nature and history of ancient times with a modern fine dining experience.

A night of

91 user reviews 4

From the Jazz Cafe to Islington Assembly Hall and Bush Hall, this pop up is taking over some of London's best venues for a series of live music events dedicated to legendary musicians like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and more. 

@ The King's Head Members Club on Sat, 28th Sep 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Head over to The King's Head where Moon and Mischief will be in residence for a fun and fearsome evening of fiery cabaret. Featuring some of the finest performers from the worlds of circus, cabaret, dance, comedy and burlesque, it's one of the best parties to find yourself at this September.

RE:IMAGINE

40 user reviews 4

From Lady Gaga and Destiny's Child, all the way to Dr Dre and Frank Ocean, RE:IMAGINE are bringing music's most defining moments to life with a series of live orchestral renditions of some of the industry's most iconic albums.

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Thursday 19th September 2019

Taking inspiration from the hit Martin Scorsese flick and the real-life story of millionaire Jordan Belfort, this immersive experience will take you through the life of the infamously charming stockbroker. Expect a heart-racing tale of big money and even bigger drama, as the tale unravels around you. 

HIX Events

45 user reviews 5

From carving masterclasses to whisky pairings, Mark Hix has a thing or two up his sleeve for this autumn. With a huge array of great food and cookery events it's a great way to jazz up your September plans.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Get all hands on deck this September as you experience a BBQ with a view. Setting sail from London's iconic West India Quay, these barbecue boats will have you sailing past landmarks, drink in hand, while cooking up delicious flame-cooked goodies. 

Fulham Beach

296 user reviews 4

Summer may be finishing off, but you can still experience a slice of tropical paradise this September. Head to the stunning Thameside beach an enjoy a plethora of events and activities form beer pong to mini golf, bottomless brunch to beachfront yoga. 

Aeronaut

219 user reviews 4

One of West London's best drinking and entertainment venues, September at the Aeronaut is ready to knock your socks off with quizzes, cabarets and some stunning circus.

Pick up a new skill this September as Albion & East host a number of fun, interactive workshops across the city. If you love your gin, they're here for you, offering gin blending classes and cocktails shaking workshops that'll have you wowing all your future dinner guests. 

@ The Durham Arms on Various dates from Wednesday 18th September 2019

Head over to The Durham Arms this month where this crazy escape room concept is taking over. With just one hour on the clock you'll have to solve puzzles and search out clues on the hunt for six stolen dragon eggs. And the twist? You'll be doing it in complete darkness.