Fun Events in London
Here's the great thing about London: there are new, exciting events popping up all over the city every week, and we've got them all here for you. When you're bored of your standard routine and are looking to freshen things up, just check in with this shortlist of the most fun events in London for some inspiration. From secret parties to quirky pop-ups, comedy nights to supper clubs, we're always updating this guide to fun things to do in London.
Last updated on 28th June 2017
The sell-out producers of Hell Hath Not Fury are hosting another experience in one of London’s most notorious party neighbourhoods. Receive the secret address, your password and some secret instructions, strap in and get ready to go.
You may think you know the story of King Kong, but this retelling will put a different spin on the tale of the giant ape. Head to atmospheric The Vaults for a show from a stellar cast and director that puts the fun back into classic story.
Reverb is the most fun you can have in London in one event. Set 100ft above the streets of the capital, they deliver on some of the finest live music acts alongside great comedy, beautiful cocktails and some outstanding BBQ food.
Be transported to the South Pacific, complete with rum and hula dancers, with the magical Spirt of Tiki festival. The finest mixologists are uniting to deliver a selection of first-class rums – and other rums – as well as colourful statues, flowers, street food and tiki tunes.
There's nothing quite like a good party but The Golden Flame are dialling things up a notch as they take you on a tour of London's most beautiful sights. Put on your headphones and choose the soundtrack to your night as you throw some serious shapes on the dancefloor, drink rum from the bar and see the likes of Tower Bridge and Big Ben float by. Tickets are sold out for January but be the first to find out about new releases by signing up here.
Drink prosecco while traversing the Shark Walk, gaze at the wonders of sea turtles, Cuban crocodiles and clown fishes as you sip on delicious drinks at the pop-up bars, only at SEA LIFE London Aquarium. This is a unique opportunity to see the aquarium after-hours, at your own pace and with the luxury of great drinks.
Dancing, daiquiris, drag queens and DJ sets ... must be the Glam Clam's House Party. Taking over the Dead Dolls House in Islington, the evening will feature 3 floors of live entertainment, a handful of great DJ sets, all your favourite drinks and plenty of fun courtesy of the drag queens leading the event. A house party that you're certain to be talking about for years to come, this July event is not to be missed.
As one of the few remaining ballrooms with its original decor still intact, it's only fitting that London's biggest Jive party takes place at the Rivoli Ballroom. The team behind this iconic London spot are transporting their guests back to the 1920s, hosting a night revolving around jive music. This monthly event will be signposted by the great swing bands on display - such as Juke Joint Jump, The Cadillac Kings and Miss Annie & The Midnight Shift.
There’s more than just fun at the Last Days of Shoreditch. Offering up not just one of the most delicious street food markets, there’s great live music, themed nights, street parties and club takeovers all in one area.
Champions of a fun night out in London, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl have quite rightly built a rep as being East London's most notorious bar crawl collective. They'll take you on a tour of the best clubs and bars making sure you get the most of cheap drinks deals and cheap entry.
Inspired by Mary Berry and her reign as Britain's baking queen, the Big London Bake is a fun event taking place this summer that will see Londoners take part in a handful of baking challenges. Taking place in Tooting, guests will be split into teams of two, before taking part in a fun baking challenge in an attempt to win the coveted first place prize. Do you have what it takes to choux away your opposition? Or will you collapse with a soggy bottom?
Listen to Fleetwood Mac like you have never before. The Transatlantic Ensemble are bringing their unique orchestral rendition of their most successful album, Rumours, to the stage in a fantastic re-imagining that is a must for Fleetwood Mac fans everywhere.
What’s the point of the Thames if you’re not going to use it to party? Hop aboard an Amor Boat party and not only can you dance all night to your favourite songs, played by top DJs, but you can do all that while sailing past iconic landmarks like St Paul’s and Tower Bridge.
A night in North London perfect for any Rock and Indie fan, the Camden Rocks Club takes over the Underworld every Saturday and frames the entire night with great music and cheap drinks deals. Vibrant as always and with a commitment to etching a huge smile on the face of all its visitors, guests to this London night out can enjoy drinks for only £3 and special performances from the likes of Gallows and FVK.
See some of the most hilarious Muslim comedians go head-to-head in a battle of comedic talents to see… who gets to stay in the country? Uh-oh, this gameshow sees Omar Hamdi, Esther Manito and Amrou Al-Kadhi battle it out in a series of challenges in order to win approval for hilarious judges Bidisha and Karl Sharro (AKA Karl Remarks).
Rotorino in East London is kicking things up a notch, celebrating the start of the summer with a huge, late-night blowout. With seven different cocktails on offer behind the bar and DJs playing party songs late into the early hours of the next day, this is one fun event in London well worth checking out.
Tattershall Castle may look like a barge in one of the most attractive areas of London on the outside, but inside it’s a whole boatload of fun. Along with affordable yet great food and drink, they play host to variety of different nights, ranging from comedy clubs to nightclub nights, making a very different night out in London.
The walk of Shame tells the hilarious story of Eleanor Conway: after partying across the world, working for the triads in Asia, having a stint in hardcore porn and becoming more than familiar with Tinder, she’s pretty much seen it all. Now laugh with her as she tries to live her life now in this sell-out show about sex, sobriety and Sambuca.
If you're looking for an extravaganza of excitement on your Saturday night, then this is the place for you. Experience the stunning glamour of the Titanic Ballroom in Cafe de Paris, in the buzzing centre of Leicester Square, as burlesque, comedy and acrobatics take your breath away all through the evening.
Known for converting classic novels into fun-loving supper clubs, the Literary Club are taking on their biggest challenge yet, hosting a banquet based around The Wind In The Willows. Starting with a hand-crafted welcome cocktail, guests will then be treated to 5 delicious courses of food, where each dish subtly references the famous novel and its darling characters. Taking place at the Greenhouse in East London this August, this is one fun event in London well worth checking out.
Keeping an eye on those pursestrings but still keen to get out and about? Allow us to introduce The Exhibit. A hub for eating, drinking and socialising in Balham, take advantage of dinner and a movie tickets for just £19.95. Your ticket offers one plate from their large menu before you head to their boutique cinema, where you’ll relax into leather sofas and enjoy a film in a unique setting.
The end of the world is nigh but a few people are still battling to save the population. Join their cause at Bunker 51, as the army leads the fight against the undead in this completely immersive 3 1/2 hour experience; there will be zombies, weapons training and lots of surprises...
With comedians, lots of fun and games and two madcap hosts, this evening at The Lighthouse in Shoreditch is blowing up Wednesdays. Head to Rivington street for all the fun along with some delicious Mexican food thanks to Chilango.
The W Hotel in Leicester Square hosts the ultimate brunch session every Sunday, serving their guests a retox or a detox meal. Guests can either enjoy a handful of guilty pleasure dishes while enjoying bottomless bubbles or can enjoy a variety of fresh fruit juices and healthy snacks. If that wasn't enough, the venue's resident DJs will keep the good vibes lasting throughout the day, playing all your favourite party tracks.
Bar Rumba returns with their Comedy Carnival weekends where you can count on seeing a huge spread of stand-up from both the international circuit and the UK circuit. Rising talent and household comedians take to this stage making it the perfect night out in London for a good time and a laugh. Choose from their party packages and find which one suits you.
The question that is one everyone's lips... 'Are you ready to rummmmbllllllle?' The Star of Kings returns with its monthly rendition of complete and utter chaos with one of London's most 'raucously entertaining' shows to date, or so say The Guardian. Think music, think silliness, think karaoke disco and much much more.
Internationally-acclaimed, and also stated as one of the 'best magicians I've ever seen' from Bond legend, Roger Moore, this opulent magic show is hosted from the Grand Royale and promises a capitivating performance of impressive tricks and old school charm. Head along for laughs, 'aahs' and a 'magic cocktail' on arrival.
Prepare to experience the Brothers Grimm fairytales like you’ve never experienced them before. Sell-out troupe Pandemonium Performance will be taking on tales such as Red Riding Hood, Hansel & Gretel, and Rumpelstiltskin all in the magnificent setting of Abney Park.
One of the most unique events in London, join the Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden for a night of delicious cocktails surrounded by a campfire. All the mixes are supplied by local distillers, and the ingredients sourced from the garden itself. This is the perfect place to snuggle up, toast some marshmallows, and enjoy the sunset.
Up the ante for your next night out with a ride on M.V Jewel of London. The double decker boat is cruising the Thames for four hours, showing you some of the most incredible sights of the city, as well as having a DJ, buffet and free access to Opal to carry on the fun.
Your lost down the rabbit hole, but this is not Alice's adventure, it's yours. Les Enfants Terribles are back with their incredible take on Alice in Wonderland in a show that will immerse you completely and utterly. Head to The Vaults in Waterloo to hang out with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, drink with the Mad Hatter and follow the Cheshire Cat.
As one of the biggest traditions in the Swedish calendar, Kräftpremiär is a huge event that is being brought to London by Aquavit. Join the swish restaurant as they set up two tables outside, decorate them traditional and lay out oddles of crayfish, Swedish food and beer and wine.
Explore Madame Tussauds with no kids, no queues and added prosecco at this after-dark event. The legendary museum will be staying open late to let you wander round snapping selfies with iconic celebrities, ride their Spirit of London and sneak peek at the Star Wars exhibition.
Give your night out a twist as this immersive experience plunges you into complete darkness. Pitch Black take away any pesky annoyances, such as light, to help you taste the flavours of your drinks completely, all led by an mixology expert.
We’re about to lift the lid on one of London’s most glamorous speakeasy secrets. The UK’s top burlesque production stages a spectacular show of dancing divas, tantalising tassel-twirlers, cabaret and circus glitterati each and every Saturday. There’s special drink deals, a variety of party packages and the chance to dance the night away after the show.
Whether it’s a classic you want to watch again and again, or one that you haven’t had the chance to catch, Nomad Cinema is the perfect way to watch your favourite films. Not just because of that, but they travel to some of the most iconic and beautiful places in London to act as the backdrop.
Evan & Peel are inviting you to their wonderful 1920s fifth birthday party. In true Great Gatsby form, you’ll sip on fantastic cocktails, nibble on delicious food and maybe even win a prize for Best 1920s Dressed – all while watching the glamorous Gatsby Girls and the house band perform live!
Making brunch a whole lot more fun is the secret basement bar Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern as they host an afternoon of drag acts and bottomless booze. Taking place in January, Strictly Come Drag will see the finest drag acts dance and lip sync to be crowned the winner, all while you feast on delicious brunch food from The Breakfast Club and work your way through the bottomless booze.
Yoga may not be the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to fun, but health expert Sarah Hunt and DJ Darlo have joined forces to create disco yoga. The toning, uplifting workout is done to a soundtrack of disco greats, the perfect workout to get you ready for the weekend.
Big Screen On The Green is back for another summer of outdoor fun. Bust out the picnic blanket and head to Parsons Green in South West London, where you'll find a series of outdoor film screenings and live coverage of this year's Wimbledon tournament. With food and drink on site and the huge blue sky as your ceiling, this is one fun event you don't want to miss.
Wonderland is bringing you end of the summer vibes in a huge way as they throw a two-day celebration. Join the collective as they host a party in a secret location complete with burlesque, live bands, DJs, workshops, tea parties and hidden surprises.
With the beautiful sights of the River Lea, delicious brunch options and cocktails, beers, wines and cider served on the on-board bar, is there any reason not to go on the Sunday Drunch Cruise? The music will be an eclectic mix of cool background tracks while you ride the river and enjoy the sights.
Coupling sunshine with great West African music and stunning BBQ food, the Afro-Vintage Garden Party is back at Tottenham Hale's STYX. On the day, guests will see performances by the likes Buyers Club, Champagne Funk back and special guests Quinton Scott, all the while enjoying all their favourite ice-cold drinks and topping up their tans. Trust us, there are few better ways to spend your summer days in London.
The Flight Club’s innovative Social Darts is one of the most fun things a group of friends in London could do. With real-time scoring, brand new gameplay and state-of-the-art technology, even the most inexperienced player has a chance of winning in this hilarious game. Meanwhile, the bar serves wonderful cocktails and delicious sharing platters; they also have a location in Bloomsbury.
You're trapped in a room with a zombie; fortunately, it's changed to the wall, unfortunately, that chain is getting longer and longer. Work as a team to solve this brilliant escape room that gives you one hour and a whole set of challenges and puzzles.
One tried and tested recipe for a fun thing to do in London is definitely a boozy brunch. But we've kind of been there and done that, so how does a bottomless brunch with some outrageous bingo sound? Good. Thought so. The team at the Candlemaker in Clapham are all geared up to how you all the drinks, food and even the host Tina Turner Tea Lady.
As many Londoners are currently finding out, Shuffleboard just might be one of the most fun activities to do in the city. Head down to the London Shuffle Club in its new Shoreditch location, where you can rent out a lane for an hour with your friends, enjoy the disco music, drink some cocktails and eat pizza. It’s all about having fun – so come down!
London is full of fun facts and interesting tales, so how to make the very best of that? Join Meet The Streets as you enjoy a roster of some of the best walking tours in the city, getting to know everything from ghosts gone by to the city's most historic pubs.
Gin House Burlesque is returning to London after touring the country with their sexy and seductive burlesque shows. Prepare to be dazzled and seduced by the showgirls as they scintillate and tease with performances inspired by greats such as Josephine Baker.
Head back to the heady days of 1920s Paris with Benoit Viellefon as the swinging band put on a night of hot jazz at rocking club Ronnie Scott's. The quirky club will be play host to a huge night of gypsy swing and American blues and jazz from the talented band.
The Jam Tree Clapham are offering a supper club packed with flavour to see in the end of the month. Their head chef has created a two-course menu of delicious Caribbean food, accompanied by bottomless Mount Gay Polo Club Punch throughout.
Saturday afternoons have never been so fun! If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy all the best that Hip Hop has to offer, be sure to check out the Hip Hop Brunch. Delivering great Southern-inspired dishes and celebrating the work of Hip Hop's many legendary artists, this isn't your typical afternoon brunch experience. If you think you've got what it takes to rock the mic, why not try your hand at Hip Hop Karaoke? It's a great way to show off your lyric-spitting skills.
Taking part in a Revolution has never been so much fun. The audience are cast as leaders of rival factions in an all-out civil war, and will be forced to make important moral and tactical decisions in order to shape the story. Part-immersive theatre, part-game, can you win out in the revolution?
Watch a movie at The Grand and there’s no turning back to dodgy streaming on your laptop. At 24ft wide it’s the largest in London, and it provides an awesome cinematic experience where there quite literally isn’t a bad seat in the house. Expect free popcorn, prizes for fancy dress and plenty of other themed quirks, before an after-party that plays the best dance tracks until 3am gets into full swing.
Great music, great pizza and great beer: that’s the perfect mix of things to celebrate Canada Day. With unlimited pizzas in the form of meat, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free pizzas and craft beer to wash it all down, it’s the ideal way to celebrate.
With a musical line-up that includes the likes of The Beatles, Oasis and Blur, it's fair to say that Britain's musical history and culture is one of the most diverse in the London. Celebrating that history, the team at the London Cabaret Club invite their guests to a frivolous, fun night of amazing music and dazzling performances. After first being greeted by the event's elegantly dressed hostess, guests will be stunned by an impressive array of dance numbers, before being taken on a journey through time thanks to the venue's talented DJs.
Overdough is a brunch party with a difference. Not only do you get bottomless cocktails for an hour, you get free-flowing pizza and a party like no other complete with flashing lights, music and hip-hop karaoke.
Jay Gatsby invites you to celebrate the arrival of the summer with a huge themed party in London. Pull on your finest 1920s attire and head south to Gatsby's Drugstore on Pilgrimage Street. Elegant and stylish by nature, the night will revolve around amazing cocktails, dazzling live jazz music and plenty of frivolous fun.
Sunday Soul sees one of the premier soul bands in the country, Atlantic Soul Orchestra, play some of the best music from the genre’s golden age. Meanwhile, you can feast on a delicious meal and sip on carefully created cocktails at your pleasure – creating the ultimate Sunday experience.
Thursday nights in London just got a whole lot more techno filled at Bugged Out's Little Bugger take over The Social. The epic clubnight is bringing a curated version to the club with DJs Lemmy Ashton and Johnno, along with special guests.
Found at the Savoy Theatre just so happens to be one of the best musicals of our time, and now's your chance to catch it. Head on down to this heralded location for one of the finest shows in the business with more hits, drama and singing than ever.
Renowned as one of the biggest and most successful comedy clubs in central London, these guys continue to book only the best comedians from the international circuit for their live shows. Head along on any given night and find 3 comedians and a compere on show, with a friendly and easy-going atmosphere to the crowd and free entry to the Opal Nightclub for afterwards included in the ticket price.
Perfect for a birthday party of team building activity, Trapped in a Prison Van is an immersive escape room experience that takes place in a real prison van. You have one hour, room for eight people and a series of tricky challenges to ensure you and all your team reach freedom.
Raucous fun from the first minute, Sounds Familiar is more of a rowdy disco than a pub quiz. There’s no need for sneaky Wikipedia checks on your smartphone here, your task is to identify the name and artist of famous songs instead. You’ll be up on the tables, dancing and belting out the tunes in no time at all.
Warm up those vocal chords and get ready for another huge night at Afrobeat Karaoke at Nomad in Shoreditch. The East London will have you singing all your favourite songs at the top of your lungs at this fun party palace; have a warble on the microphone or simply get down and dance at this fun spot.
Work your way through bottomless drinks, two brunch courses, hours of music and plenty of fun as Go Brunch Yourself comes to West London. Join Soul Store West in Kilburn as they start your Saturday off right.
Having already mastered whisky-based cocktails and stunning American comfort food dishes, the mastermind behind The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch are now shifting their attention to their music game. Across April and May, the venue will be showcasing live music performances from the likes of Ephemerals, The Blues Brothers and Soul Exchange. Carefree and relaxed, you definitely won't regret a fun night out at this East London hotspot.
If you know Little Nan, you'll know that she's the queen of pop up events in London... and her grandkids know how to throw a party too. Head down as they round up her teapots, furniture and 90s treasures and load it all into Rio Cinema in Dalston for a super cool 90s throwback party. Drink bottomless cocktails from Nan's teapots and dance the night away to the sounds of the 90s - think TLC and Spice Girls.
Award-winning and critically praised, BattleActs might just be one of the most fun things to do in London. Two teams go-to-head for fame and adoration as they attempt to out-improvise each other. With a ball-breaking compere and the audience’s respect on the line, who can win?
As if Fridays weren't great enough, the team at the Arcola Theatre offer Londoners a chance to relive the vibrant 1930s with a night dedicated to soulful jazz and fun-loving swing dancing. Perfect for those looking for something a little different, guests can first dance the charleston or do the lindy hop, before watching a live band of jazz musicians fill the shimmering air with electric energy.
Chortle yourself silly as Monkey Business Comedy Club put on some of their hilarious shows over the festive period. Russel Hicks and Luke Benson are just two of the comedians doing their thing as the night takes place in intimate venues in Camden and Hampstead.
Social darts... and drinking? Have you been living under a rock dear one? The Flight Club are doing brunch, and they're doing it big. This promises to be like no other brunch party because even eating breakfast at your standard local and winging a few darts at a board doesn't come close to this weekend of prosecco fuelled pizza partying in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury.
The London Craft Beer Festival returns for a fifth instalment this August, setting up shop in the Shoreditch Electric Light Station. The event will bring together over 45 of the world's best breweries and will showcase all of their finest creations. For the price of a ticket, guests are free to sample as many different beers as they like. With great street food and huge DJ sets, this is undoubtedly a highlight of the summer.
Kansas Smitty's are hosting a fun night of alternative music this July, inviting The Thumping Tommys onto their stage. Known for their unique, vintage sound, the group will be playing a handful of songs that showcase the very best of Ireland and America's folk music scene. Expect to leave with a beat in your step and a smile on your face.
Taking place at super cool spot Lights of Soho, this bottomless brunch is packing a punch. Munch your way through healthy brunch plates and slurp bottomless fizz between neon signs and artwork.
Get the atmosphere of Wimbledon even if you missed out on the tickets. South Place Hotel are hosting a screening on their large Bang and Olufsen screen, and treating you to a tub of artisan ice cream, a gourmet scotch egg, and a refreshing cocktail while you watch. If/when it rains, their retractable roof will keep you try too.
Consistently bagging 5* reviews from contented crawlers, The Shoreditch Pub Crawl is among the biggest in the area. They go all in on Thursdays, when tickets are 2-4-1 and you can go for the equivalent of just £6. There’s free entry to four top bars, free shots at each stop and all sorts of fun-loving characters to meet.
Studio Masterpiece is putting the fun back into your evenings with a series of sociable events. The art experience will focus on various artists, from sculptures through to Picasso, all with a step-by-step process and drink in hand.
Ma' Plucker turns things up to eleven each Thursday, hosting an evening of bottomless birds and booze. Alongside all the beer, prosecco or margarita, guests will be able to dig into as much chipotle-marinated chicken as their stomachs can handle. Better still, the entire evening is 70s-themed, so there'll be loud outfits and fun disco tunes played throughout.
London Wing Fest is back for 2017 and it's promising even more deliciousness than normal. Head to Printworks for two days of chicken deliciousness as some of London's biggest restaurants and street food vendors battle it out to be crowned champion of the wings. Who wins - that's for you to judge.
Hot Since 91 is one night of brilliant fun in Islington. The club night has everything from karaoke with all your fave divas to a gamesroom featuring Super Nintendo and jumbo Connect 4. There's loads of free food (candy floss and fried chicken, people) and the afterparty continues until 4am.
Take your North London nights out to the next level as Guilty Pleasures in KOKO bring all the biggest, maddest tunes to your dancing days. Join in the fun with dancing troupes, award-winning DJs, flamboyant entertainers and Father Oates to whom you can confess all those guilty secrets.
You don't need a plane ticket to taste the sweet vibes of the Caribbean; simply grab your oyster and head over to Stoke Newington as Zona N16 puts on a night of fun. The restaurant is cooking up a Caribbean feast, doling out rum punch and putting on live music for a weekend with some added heat.
You never thought you’d have this fun playing bingo, but you’ve never done it Blingo style. Bringing together the worlds of hip-hop and bingo halls, Proud Camden are creating a night of big beats, big prizes, lip sync battles, dance offs and the sickest house party afterwards.
For their monthly instalment of hilarious and informative talks, the team at the Barbican Library are inviting three sci-fi fans to talk apply their knowledge of economics, psychology and molecular biology to their favourite sci-fi universes. With plenty of funny questions, bizarre scenarios and funny anecdotes, this is one alternative night out in London you won't forget anytime soon.
Join Fiddle Paradiddle - London's quirkiest ceilidh band - this summer for an enchanting night of traditional music and dances. The quirky band will be showing off their many musical talents, playing all their favourite songs and teaching guests the steps to some of their favourite dances. Ideal for both seasoned ceilidh dancers and those looking to trying something new, this fun event won't disappoint.
With the Shaka Zulu party policy notorious in North London, the Twisted Circus posse have come to hot things up even more come Saturday nights. Expect a trail-blazing array of awe inspiring acts including fire breathers, stilt walkers and acrobatics above the crowd as you get into the swing of your weekend revelry.
From salsa classes through to Caribbean supperclubs, The Jam Tree in Chelsea and Clapham are putting a summer of deliciousness on. Join them for a hot line up of rum-inspired events as expert mixologists teach you how to whip up your favourite cocktails, and brunch gets a rum twist.
We’re probably ruining everything for The Top Secret Comedy Club by shouting about it from the rooftops, but when an event is this funny we don’t really have a choice. Taking place on Drury Lane every weekend, head right this way for laughs on tap, a fully stocked bar with cheap drinks and an amazing atmosphere.
Perfect for anyone looking for a comedy show with a twist, the Boat Show Comedy Club climb abroad two of London's most prestigious vessels every weekend for a night of laughter and amazing one-liners. Held on either the Tattershall Castle or the Hispaniola boats, this fun event in London will shed light on some of Britain's brightest comedy stars and is certain to leave a lasting impression on you.
Once a month Chasin Fridays gets rid of the end-of-the-week blues with one big party. The kick off with an eclectic mix of live music, before letting you duke it out in a hip-hop karaoke battle. Arm yourself with one song, whether it’s Lil Wayne, Biggie Smalls or 2Pac and lose yourself.
Putting your arts and crafts skills to the test, the West Elm are hosting a series of knitting based classes for Londoners to take part in. Whether you're looking to learn how to knit for the first time, or simply trying to learn a few new techniques, these laid-back classes are a perfect way to let your creativity shine.
Put on your ballroom finest and head over to Waterloo this winter as The Vaults bring you another immersive experience, this time in the form of Beauty and the Beast. Join the atmospheric venue for a night of dining, drinking and dancing along with plenty of surprises.
You thought karaoke was fun, but that’s because you haven’t been to Gospeloke. You’ll be able to sing with the backing of a whole gospel choir – and that’s not all, it features team sing-a-longs, euphoric harmonies, confessionals and awards for the best performances.
You haven’t quite done karaoke or clubbing like this. Expect a whole crowd, singing to some of the best pop songs from the 80s, 90s and 00s, with glitter cannons, giant balloons, lip sync battles and a live band. There’s lyrics on the screen, so get involved.
What could be more fun than an edible playground, a botanical bar or a Mad Hatter brunch? Hidden in a secret location, this bar really knows how to keep you entertained with regular pop up events with cool and quirky twists. If you're looking for unique entertainment and great cocktails, Christabel's hits the spot every time.
The masterminds behind London's Hanger SW6 aren't just satisfied with serving fresh stunning cuts of steak and crispy fries. They've branched out and instead invite London's revellers in for a variety of different events. Foodies can enjoy a fun brunch session in their basement area and music fans can soak up all the melodic vibes of one of their live musical performances. Trust us, Hanger SW6 deal only in fun nights out.
The Pop-Up Opera is an experimental show that looks at flipping conventional opera on its head. Hosting shows across the UK, the team behind this quirky event will be setting up their stages in unusual surroundings, hoping to give each performance that little bit extra edge. Theatre fans can choose between two plays, Il Matrimonio Segreto from the 18th Century, and the classic story of Hansel and Gretel.
Dance and dazzle at London's most elusive party collective as The Candlelight Club take you back to the bygone days of the 1920s. Golden Age glamour comes as standard here where flapper dresses come out, live jazz plays through the night and bootleg cocktails are in excess; a fun night out in London DONE.
For the fourth year in a row, the Tequila and Mezcal Festival will be bringing all the fun energy of Mexico to London. Uniting the best Mexican bars in the city to deliver South America’s favourite drink, alongside delicious street food vendors, mariachi bands, folklore dancers, an art exhibition and more.
One South London pub that knows a thing or two about having fun is The Four Thieves and they are cranking the fun factor up another notch with their VR concept room. Book out a room for you and your friends to be transported to an alternate world all through their virtual reality head gear.
Ever wanted to brunch in the summer in a luxurious private member’s bar? Head to the rooftop of the Sanctum Soho Hotel and you’ll be treated to a delicious brunch of classic and ‘fancy’ options (lobster included), and two glasses of prosecco before the DJ brings out the summer Ibiza bangers to get the party going. There’s also a jacuzzi to really get the holiday vibes going.
What could be better than a night of hilarious comedy? A night of hilarious comedy in a pub, of course. Taking place in Brixton's Dogstar pub, Sleeping Trees Comedy Banquet is a huge night of comedians featuring a hot mix of the circuit's best performers.
Blues Kitchen in Camden is hosting a night of thrilling live music this July, inviting The Future Shape of Sound and The Brass Souls onto their stage for a live performance. Alongside their stunning cocktail and Southern food offering, guests will see the two bands play a medley of songs, all highlighting the infectious beat and feel-good nature of Funk and Soul.
Last Man Standing is a pub quiz with a difference. Sure, you have your standard rounds like true or false, but at the end of each round a member of your team has to compete in a series of Stage Challenges! All based on classic game shows, this is where it goes down. At the end you’ll compete in the ultimate challenge show down: Last Man Standing! This is an interactive quiz you don’t want to miss.
Bollywood Brunch is one of the most fun brunch events you’ll go to. Alongside your three-course Indian meal and an hour of bottomless cocktails, there’s tonnes of entertainment in the form of musicians, dancers, singers, henna, and even a bit of Bhangra-inspired lip sync battles and dance offs, all complete with a DJ playing the best Bollywood tunes.
Head to London Dungeon for an immersive evening of food, cocktails and dressing up. The iconic venue is hosting an amazing supperclub that will lead you through the streets of London past with torturers, cooks and judges all presenting their wares.
Ever wanted to have a three course meal in Faulty Towers? Well now you can with the Faulty Towers Dining Experience. Sybil, Basil and Manuel will attempt to get through your night without a hitch – and, of course, will spectacularly fail. The immersive dining experience is complete with genius comedy, theatrics and improvisation, as well as enough heart to make it so critically acclaimed.
Need a fun event for a group of 8 to 15 people? Try out a Private Cocktail Masterclass at Bird of Smithfield for a fun, relaxed chance to learn how to make some impressive drinks. Expert mixologists will guide you through how to make them and, after sampling the various drinks, you’ll battle your skills in a shake off against each other.