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? But that's not the only thing to get excited about. This month's agenda comes packed full with the usual spread of cool, quirky and downright unruly happenings. See for yourself in our run-down of the best things to do in London this September.

Last updated on 16th September 2021




Fancy sipping bottomless bubbles and scoffing brekkie plates without breaking the bank? We know you do. Check out 2021's Brunch Weekender, as we team up with venues across the capital to bring you an unforgettable two-day event this September.

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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

Fresh from a series of sold-out Gin-House Burlesque parties, this private members club is back with some of London's finest showgirls. Expect impressive performances, circus acts, live music and Vaudeville extravagance.

See out the season in style at Skylight, one of East London's most popular rooftop bars. The outdoor beauty is eking out the dregs of summer with croquet and petanque available right through the month, alongside cocktails and some of the best views of the city.

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

The 90's Brunch

216 user reviews 3

This September, prepare for one of the hottest bottomless daytime events around. The 90's Brunch is taking you on a nostalgia-filled walk down memory lane, complete with fresh entertainment, lip-sync battles and an amazing soundtrack.

Rooftop Film Club

23 user reviews 4

One of the best things to do in London this September, Rooftop Film Club is packing your month with some of the best film screenings in the capital. Head to Roof East and catch the likes of The Notebook, Shawshank Redemption and Kill Bill.

Celebrate Oktoberfest early this September over at The Bermondsey Bierkeller. You'll get to feast on all kinds of German delights, including pretzels, bratwurst, and steins of beer, as well as boogie down to The London Oompah Band or The Bierkeller Boys.

The Luna Cinema - London

45 user reviews 4

The Luna Cinema are back for another action-packed season of alfresco movie screenings. Taking over various parks and green spaces around the city, the movie maestros are showing Grease, Top Gun, The Greatest Showman and more, all in the open air.

Prepare to be transported to warmer climes as Barrio goes all out La Isla Bonita. Expect 80s tunes, musical bingo and up to 2 hours of bottomless cocktails paired with a brunch dish and chocolate-drenched churros.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Thursday 23rd September 2021

An incredible birthday experience or out of this world date night, this 5D immersive event will see you and your friends coming face to face with a Martian invasion. With live actors, high-tech VR and incredible effects along the way, you'll have to crawl, slide and weave your way through 24 scenes.

  London Bar Bus

80 user reviews 5

@ Tootbus on Various dates from Friday 24th September 2021

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Hop on board the London Bar Bus for stunning views of the city from an Instagrammable rooftop. Surrounded by floral displays and tasting your favourite tipples, you and your pals will see the city's greatest landmarks without having to put down your drinks.

A night of

103 user reviews 4

Taking place in the electrifying Jazz Cafe, A Night Of is hosting a series of live music events from some of the city's most talented performers. Take your pick from an array of magical events, offering everything from neo-soul tunes to evenings dedicated to Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin, Whitney and more.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

September events in London don't come much better than these Brockley movie nights. Head over to the Rivoli Ballroom where they'll be bringing you some great film experiences with screenings of Blade Runner and Back to the Future.

Garage Brunch

609 user reviews 4

Join Garage Brunch for a day fest that'll get you movin', shakin' and skankin' with their soundtrack of hits and guest appearances. Expect nothing other than one heck of a party with a bunch of goodies and unlimited booze thrown in.

The Magic Hour

786 user reviews 5

If you're looking for something a little different in London be sure to head to one of The Magic Hour's legendary shows. Boasting a bevy of talented magicians, you can expect an evening of spell-binding tricks that leave you mesmerized for days.

Old Skl Brunch

98 user reviews 5

This September, it's all about double denim, scrunchies and high tops as this 90s favourite invites you to throw it back for some weekend brunching. Check out Old Skl Brunch for flowing drinks, great tunes and safety measures to ensure a good time.

Migrateful

2 user reviews 5

Become king or queen of the kitchen this month as Migrateful invites you to their interactive virtual cook-along sessions. Expect to learn traditional cuisines whilst supporting the lives of refugee chefs.

Wunderbar Oktoberfest

38 user reviews 3

One of the best things to do in London this month, Pergola have transformed their space into the ultimate autumnal retreat. Head to Paddington for Oktoberfest themed delights throughout September, including brunches and live music.

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.

Backyard Comedy Club

33 user reviews 4

After the year we've had, we're all in need of a few laughs. To get your kicks, head over to Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green, where top comedians from all over the world grace the stage with their hilarious acts most nights of the week.

If you're stuck for ideas of what to do this September in London, check out Sherlock: The Official Live Game. There's heaps of unique immersive events to explore, from the full-blown adventure with content from cast members to the secret Mind Palace's cocktail experiences.

Hyper Reality

88 user reviews 5

Discover foreign worlds, fight zombies and enjoy your own Mario Kart moment with a trip to Hyper Reality, a retro gaming and VR den in Bethnal Green. Along with a variety of consoles, board games and headsets, there's also food and drinks to keep you fuelled up.

Trapeze Bar

51 user reviews 4

From creative cocktails to the glamour of circus entertainment, London's best DJs and a famous 90s vs 00s Bottomless Brunch, this crazy circus bar in Shoreditch is set over three floors for triple the fun. There's no better place to be in September.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

245 user reviews 5

One of the best bingo nights in London, Hip Hop Bingo is making sure you don't get bored this September as they bring you nights dedicated to the best throwback bangers, and the chance to win some great prizes.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

277 user reviews 5

If you love your music, love a good quiz night and love the chance to let loose a little (who doesn't?) then Sounds Familiar is an essential night out for you this September. With a whole range of events to check out, these guys are a go-to party destination for music-themed fun.

  The Candlelight Club

350 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 8th October 2021

Doused in Golden Age glamour, the sounds of smooth jazz and some bespoke supping - it's got to be London's most luxuriant and decadent supper club. The Candlelight Club are back to bring you an evening of 1920s excess like you've never experienced. Period dress is a must so bring your best beaded garms and let's dance, darling. 

London Boat Party

53 user reviews 4

If you're looking for fun things to do in London this September, look no further. London Boat Party will take you cruising along the river, with drinks, music and a backdrop of the city's most iconic sights.

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Thursday 30th September 2021

This September, shimmy over to Catford where Ninth Life will be joined by a brilliantly kooky cast of characters for its theatrical event. What's incvloved? The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar is bringing you an immersive escape room-murder mystery hybrid that'll have you cracking clues and chuckling throughout.

The Reggae Brunch

1696 user reviews 4

Saturdays are going off this September in London as The Reggae Brunch arrives to add some sunshine to your weekend. Kick things off with an hour of bottomless rum punch and Caribbean food, before shaking off those post-summer blues to a soundtrack of soca, reggaeton and soul.

Aeronaut

238 user reviews 4

One of West London's best drinking and entertainment venues, Aeronaut is ready to knock your socks off with quizzes, cabarets and some stunning circus. Get there earlier and grab an evening cocktail as you watch the sunset in their gorgeous beer garden.

German Kraft

1 user review 5

If you're stuck for ideas of things to do this September in London, check out Kraft. Nestled in Dalston, this quirky restaurant is hosting a range of German-inspired events, including live drag shows and Oktoberfest with heaps of live entertainment to look forward to.

The Exhibit

195 user reviews 4

This September try something a little different with one of The Exhibit's many events. Whether you fancy discovering some new comics or tucking into a tasty brunch as you take part in a life drawing class, this Balham spot is the place to be.

Shabba Party are taking over POW for a night of soca, dancehall and afrobeats this September. Gather the gang and head over to the popular Brixton rooftop where you'll be joined by guest DJs and live performers.

Bubble Pop Brunch

28 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do this September in London? Bubble Pop Brunch is the very first K-Pop brunch in London, and it's one hot ticket for fans of BTS, BLACKPINK and more. Expect a booming soundtrack, unlimited food and drinks, karaoke, quizzes, live dancers and much more. 

Darkfield

1 user review 5

Shake up your midweek evening with DARKFIELD, an unnerving immersive experience that can be enjoyed by two at home. Throughout the audio performance, your beliefs will be questioned as they ask if your fellow friend is really who they say they are or a doppleganger instead.

Bashment Brunch

50 user reviews 4

Turn up the heat a little this September in London, as Bashment Brunch take over secret locations across the city for epic daytime events. Say cheers to the weekend with unlimited rum punch, delcious Caribbean eats and a playlist of reggae, dancehall and soca tunes. 

The Doctor's Orders

4 user reviews 3

Celebrate the best in hip-hop and R&B over at one of The Doctor's Orders parties across September. Taking place at various venues across London, expect a quality night out at The Horse and Groom, a superb brunch at Blues Kitchen Brixton and one helluva boat party aboard The Golden Flame.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

If you're looking for quirky things to do in London this September, take to the water where the Thames Rockets have joined forces with London Cocktail Club to offer you a one-of-a-kind experience. Think cocktails and live tunes on London's legendary river.