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 30th September 2020




@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 1st October 2020

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. 

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 17th October 2020 and 2 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.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

531 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

558 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.

Top Secret Comedy Club

229 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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

106 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.

House Of Burlesque

366 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.

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 99 Club

55 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.

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.

Whether you're celebrating a hen party, after an unusual birthday outing or just shaking up your usual girly get-together, this sexy craft class has you covered. Join Brushstrokes and Nudes for an evening of art, drinks, music and appreciation of the nude form.

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

The Exhibit

562 user reviews 4

THE MODEL SIX - 50% off our top six drinks Weds-Sun 4PM-6PM and 1 other offer

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.

Tonight Josephine

29 user reviews 4

From Mean Girls-themed brunches to crafting and cocktail evenings, Tonight Josephine is making sure your summer calendar stays filled this year. Head over to Waterloo where the basement bar will be pushing the tables apart and bringing you a whole host of socially distant fun.

DNA VR

4 user reviews 5

Venture to the depths of the ocean, or play laser tag in the sky at DNA's epic VR experiences in Camden and Hammersmith. Chose to play solo or as a team, with a huge library of games and cutting-edge technology throughout.

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. 

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 Big London Bake

711 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Thursday 1st October 2020

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?

Bashment Brunch

47 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.

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. 

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. 

The Reggae Brunch

1639 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.

Looking to get into the festive spirit a little? There's no better place to visit than Winterland. The Alpine-themed retreat in South London is offering everything from beer pong to skittles under heated pergolas, with steaming bowls of fondue to check out afterwards. 

  Bottomless Brunch!

28 user reviews 4

@ Lucky Voice Islington on Saturday 10th October 2020 and 3 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. 

Disco Yoga

150 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.

The Phoenix Arts Club

187 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.

Old Skl Brunch

23 user reviews 4

From bottomless rum punch, prosecco and mimosas to a soundtrack that takes you all the way back to the 90s, Old Skl Brunch is one of London's best events. Expect safety measures and social distancing at this weekend favourite.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Thursday 1st October 2020

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.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

190 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.

@ 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. 

The Grand

883 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.

The 90's Brunch

208 user reviews 3

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. 

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.