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 27th June 2017
Staying awake beyond its usual bedtime, the London Aquarium is opening up its doors inviting Londoner to explore their two-floor aquarium with a glass of prosecco in their hand. Perfect for anyone looking to see something a bit different, guests will have a chance to see the sharks, see turtles and crocodiles that call the venue their home. Grab a glass of bubbles and explore the deepest parts of the ocean with this fun September event.
Catch the last of the summer vibes on The Dutch Master as it cruises down The Thames for a night of partying and sight-seeing. The two-storey boat is putting the fun back into boat parties with a silent disco that encompasses several music genres all while floating past iconic sights.
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.
Created by the same maestros behind The Wine Show Chelsea, The City Wine Show is a fun event in September that aims to show off the best of new and old world wines in London. Whether you prefer an earthy red from South America or a crisp Sauvignon Blanc from Europe, this tasting event is certain to leave you grinning from ear to ear.
Helping to brush away the Autumn blues that seem to hang over London in September, the London Cabaret Club invites its guests to an event that celebrates everything wonderful about Britain's proud musical history. After first being greeted and welcomed by the venue's stunningly dressed hostess, guests will watch as their team of performers stun the crowds with a wonderful routine, before handing things over to the DJs. Working long into the early hours, their DJs will be playing all the best tracks from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
The UK's leading wine experts have teamed up again this September, hosting a brilliant wine tasting that revolves around the very best grape drinks produced by South Africa's finest vineyards. The Three Wine Men - Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith - will be showcasing the produce of 30 different South African wine makers. Expect amazing flavours, effervescent aromas and plenty of fun facts at this drinks tasting in London.
All aboard the Tattershall Castle for some of the best nights out in London! Offering a wonderful range of drinks and food, as well as hosting nights ranging from comedy clubs to full on dance club nights all on a boat, it’s one of the best alternative nights out there.
For the ultimate Saturday daytime experience, head to the Lock-In Lunch and enjoy everything on offer at this frivolous event. Starting with a cocktail welcome in the venue's basement, guests will then be lead upstairs to the restaurant area. Once you've been filled with a number of flavoursome courses and plenty of dessert-themed cocktails, the resident DJs take over, kicking the afterparty into life with a range of pop, hip hop and dance tracks.
Enjoy a Sunday of great food, relaxed vibes and reggae fun with the team at Brixton Jamm. Hosting a number of great DJ sets throughout the month of September and having called in some of the biggest street food vendors to cater, this event offers London's party animals the perfect way to fight off any Sunday blues and enjoy every the weekend has to offer.
Time to dig out the flapper dress and dandy suit as Bourne and Hollingsworth buildings return with their roaring 1920s party. The night will take place in their gorgeous Islington venue and will be a dizzy mix of Charleston dance-offs, cocktails and the best sound track this side of 2017.
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.
Our reviewer described Nicole Line’s workshops as “inclusive, mucky and informative” - so if you like the sound of letting those creative juices flow, these hands-on events could be right up your street. Hosting screen-painting and tie-dying practicals, you’ll learn all about the equipment, how to source the materials and even how to set up your own studio space at home, in a super-relaxed environment with a genuinely lovely host.
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.
The London Shuffle Club is back bringing you the game that has taken the capital by storm. With six indoor courts, two table shuffleboards and loads of cocktails and pizza its better than ever. Come early, bring your friends, learn the rules and dance to disco tunes before you take the court by storm.
This September, prepare yourself for a truly exceptional night of entertainment at the M Masquerade Dinner Party. Guests will be treated to a delectable four course meal and Champagne on arrival, before faced with a multi-sensory pleasing night of cabaret acts, from the illustrious compere Dusty Limits to comedy impressionist and Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jon Clegg.
Wonderland has been entertaining us for 10 years now and they're throwing a huge bash this September. The group will be hosting the ultimate two-day party in a secret location; join them as they set up tents, throw tea parties and invite in their favourite DJs, burlesque performers and live bands to entertain you.
See off the summer with this cool concept for those wanting a fun, social interactive dining experience on the South Bank of the Thames. Guests get the opportunity to baste and grill their own six course meal alongside the chef in the split-level restaurant looking out over the river. Great food and great company – want more could you want?