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 21st November 2019




  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Various dates from Saturday 23rd November 2019

This is silent disco given the proper London treatment, as you sail down the Thames on this two-storey boat (with a fully stocked bar), you'll be able to spot all kinds of iconic London landmarks while choosing your favourite DJ on your headset.

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

165 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar on Friday 29th November 2019 and 4 other Fridays

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, PFest Camden are creating a night of big beats, big prizes, lip sync battles, dance offs and the sickest house party afterwards.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

Pity Basil Fawlty's guests as you're about to become one at this hilarious supper club in central London. The cult show is being brought to life by Manuel, Basil and Sybil as they attempt to serve you a three-course dinner; expect just a little bit of chaos.

There's nothing quite as fun as diving into a ball pit – and Ballie Ballerson's bottomless brunch will prove just that. Taking place in both Soho and Shoreditch, the brunch is all sorts of delicious, and when you're done with their pizza - have a go at diving head first into the balls.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

From the creators of Breaking Bad-themed ABQ and The Bletchley, The Grid is coming to flex your brain muscles this September and October. Join Lollipop for their latest instalment of immersive fun, as they take on the world of AI and robots.

With TLC and avocado toast in equal measure, there's nowhere better to spend a Sunday than at Supa Dupa Fly's London brunch event at the Ace Hotel. Featuring food, fantastic tunes and fanatical boogieing, it's one of the funnest events in London this winter. 

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 21st December 2019 and 11 other Saturdays

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.

One of London's best rooftop bars is back open for the summer season and they're bringing lawn games, bookable day beds and some of the most stunning views in London. Come winter, head over for iceskating against a city skyline backdrop.

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

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. 

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

475 user reviews 4

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. 

Garage Brunch

446 user reviews 4

Join the Garage Brunch for a meal like no other, where you'll be treated to two delicious courses, an hour of bottomless cocktails and great music, before the coolest MC hosts get everyone involved in great games for the ultimate afternoon party.

The Phoenix Arts Club

79 user reviews 5

Who says that Sundays have to be boring? Head to Soho and make your way to Phoenix Street where The Phoenix Artist Club is hosting an ever-changing roster of live acts. Think infamous characters, stars of the big screen and a few surprises.

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. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

217 user reviews 5

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.

Have you been craving a night of sparkles and glamour? Well Glitter Room are taking over Troipicana Beach Club for the glitteriest parties London has to offer, Think unicorns, diamonds and dressing to impress at these stunning events. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

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.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

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?

House Of Burlesque

276 user reviews 5

We're about to lift the lid on one of London's most glamorous speakeasy secrets as the House of Burlesque host a series of sensational events; from a burlesque brunch and costume workshops to dance workshops and summer speakeasies.

  Bottomless Brunch!

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@ Lucky Voice Islington on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and 6 other Saturdays

Offering Londoners the perfect Saturday daytime party, the Lucky Voice Karaoke team in Islington are pulling out all the stops with their brunch offering. For £35, each person will be treated to 2 hours of bottomless cocktails alongside a selection of bagels and all their favourite party tunes played by the resident DJs. Better still, the fun vibes continue with an hour of karaoke in one of the venue's private booths. 

Vintage Arts Asylum

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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. 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

Experience The War of the Worlds in all its immersive glory as this pop-up brings you a multisensory VR experience before you head to a themed bar for indulgent bites and drinks. Located in Leadenhall, this is one for all occasions.

Duo

42 user reviews 4

For bingo, bottomless pizza parties and tasty pancake brunches, this new Camden eating and drinking destination is a one-stop-shop for fun events and great food.

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Every 1st Friday of the month

This super fun London club night promises the very best of female-fronted pop, hip hop and R&B as Bethnal Green Working Men's Club gets over-run by women. From the drag queens, to DJs and all the dancing, it's one of the best nights out in East London.

The 90s Brunch

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The 90s Brunch celebrates all the best aspects and creations of one of Britain's most characterful decades. Serving guests a selection of tasty dishes, the event revolves around hilarious 90s costumes, huge party songs - think Destiny's Child and Vanilla Ice - and a few carefree lip-sync battles. Grab your mates, head down and prepare yourself for one of the most fun day events in London. 

The Exhibit

503 user reviews 4

Boutique Cinema Hire and 9 other offers

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 Vaults on Saturday 7th and Saturday 14th December 2019

This Christmas head to The Vaults for an immersive experience quite like no other. Set in the secret underground world below Waterloo Station, you'll be invited to drink and dance away in one of London's most beautiful venues. Expect to meet a few creatures and cohorts along the way at this theatrical spectacular.

@ The Candlemaker on Every Saturday

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. 

  Gospeloke East London

46 user reviews 4

@ Colours Hoxton on Various dates from Tuesday 17th December 2019

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.

One of London's best RnB nights out, Bloomsbury Lanes is playing host to #RnBBowl for the last Friday of every month. Expect all the classics from Destiny's Child, Lauryn Hill and Chris Brown, all while you enjoy 20-inch pizza, a huge selection of drinks and a bowling game like no other.

@ Bush Hall on Sat, 7th Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 2:00

For a brilliantly bonkers night of top tunes in an incredible venue, head over to the iconic West London Bush Hall for the world's biggest Bruce Springsteen-dedicated club night. Over six hours you'll be treated to ALL the Bruce - we're talking his biggest bangers, live versions and, yes, even a few of the more niche songs.

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

19 user reviews 5

Prepare to enter the Lynchian world of The Double R Club, who are taking inspiration from the famous director for a night of dark and troubling cabaret, as well as mysterious and humorous burlesque.

Even if you are in prison, don't worry – you can still have fun. All you have to do is make it through security with your favourite bottle of alcohol, and one of the inmates will shake you up something tasty.

  The Candlelight Club

287 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

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. 

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.

  Guilty Pleasures

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@ The Electric Ballroom on Saturday 30th November and Saturday 14th December 2019

Get ready to pop-it-lock it-polka-dot-it at Camden's Electric Ballroom for a glitter-filled night of guilty pleasures - we're talking Rihanna's Umbrella-ella, Justin's Signorita and Natasha's Pocket Full Of Sunshine - complete with cabaret performances, flamboyant dancers and energetic DJs.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Various dates from Monday 25th November 2019

Head to the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club for this fun London event. A world away from your standard life-drawing affair, this cool and quirky event invites you to sink and couple of drinks and sketch out some of London's finest cabaret and burlesque performers.

The Reggae Brunch

1388 user reviews 4

Sing, dance, drink and chow down on some of the best jerk in London. Catered by renowned kings of Caribbean cuisine, the Reggae Brunch brings rum punch, tasty food and an all-day brunch party with some of the best vibes in London.

Live out your Studio 54 fantasy with Disco Brunch this summer. Whether you choose to go full Bianca with a white horse or twirl like Donna Summer in the centre of the dance floor, these guys will be on-hand with food, booze and a banging soundtrack. 

The Magic Hour

326 user reviews 5

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. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

111 user reviews 5

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.

@ Secret London Location on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and 5 other Saturdays

Get a little crazy in love at the ultimate Beyonce brunch experience. Taking place in a secret location, this five hour Queen B extravaganza will have you guzzling free-flowing booze for an hour and chomping on some delicious brunch dishes before hitting the dancefloor. It's the perfect afternoon out for any girl squad. 

The Grand

842 user reviews 4

Get ready to singalong with your favourite movie musicals as The Grand's quirky screening series brings you classic films across their massive screen, as well as themed cocktails, dance-offs, costume competitions and more.

Reztron

16 user reviews 4

Whether you're sky-high on a rooftop or partying on a boat, Reztron are mixing things up when it comes to going out in London. The night will make sure you have fun with games consoles, silent discos, karaoke and even a bottomless brunch option.

antic

39 user reviews 4

Bringing some of the coolest and quirkiest happenings in London to your local boozer, antic's selection of mad brunches, comedy nights and even kids clubs, are some of most fun events in London.

Bashment Brunch

41 user reviews 4

One of the best new brunches in town, this Bashment special from the team behind Hip Hop Brunch is bringing you more great food, bottomless drink and sick music all day long.

Ultimate Power

42 user reviews 5

With tunes from the likes of Meatloaf, Bon Jovi and Bonnie Tyler, Ultimate Power is all about the big and the brash. Join the club night for singalong fun as they play massive tunes to 100s of party goers.

From huge ballpits and cheesy tunes through to Grease singalongs and wild burlesque nights, FEST in Camden are keeping you entertained in North London.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

80 user reviews 4

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.

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, Bloomsbury, Victoria, and Islington. 

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. 

Lost Boys Pizza

43 user reviews 5

The Lost Boys Pizza is not just knocking up great pizza, it's also serving up some serious fun. Stop by this North London joint for boozy bingo, bottomless film screening and plenty of charcoal based pizza.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

91 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Saturday 23rd November 2019

Having entertained London for 16 years, 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 up to five comedians and a compere on show, with a friendly and easy-going atmosphere to the crowd.

  Strictly Come Drag Queen

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@ Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern on Saturday 30th November 2019 and 2 other Saturdays

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.

  Twisted Circus

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@ Shaka Zulu on Every Saturday

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. 

The 99 Club

51 user reviews 4

Start your night off with a night of hilarious comedy at the award-winning 99 Club, with comedians from shows like Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats gracing the stage 6 days a week.

Disco Yoga

123 user reviews 5

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.

Impossible Things know how to throw one heck of a party, from Tarantino cabarets to Amy Winehouse brunches and Prince v Micheal Jackson celebrations. Head on down to be fully immersed in quirky antics, guzzle on booze and get stuck into a truly unique experience. 

@ Electric Shuffle on Various dates from Saturday 7th December 2019

Looking for fun things to do in London? Not only is Electric Shuffle bringing you their signature games, but the east London hangout is also teaming that with live tunes, flowing fizz and sustenance in the form of paddle pizzas.

LASER TAG NIGHTS

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From a 90s themed laser quest to events inspired by Star Wars, this Stratford spot is giving a new meaning to laser tag. Head east where you'll find an impressive maze transporting you to faraway lands, complete with soundtracks and more.

@ Mercato Metropolitano on Various dates from Friday 22nd November 2019

Mercato Metropolitano is upgrading your night of delicious street food by welcoming in a totally unique concept circus for some added entertainment. With acts such as sword swallowers, acrobats and contortionists, you'll spend your night noshing on delicious food and opened-mouthed at the acts.