Fun Events In London 2021

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 6th December 2021




Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3837 user reviews 4

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 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.

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. 

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

669 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

658 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.

Plant Based Events Co

15 user reviews 4

Hosting some of the hottest parties in London, Plant Based Events Co is hosting hip-hop nights and heading to Colour Factory for a plant-based bash. Expect the likes of Rebel Clash bringing the musical vibes, plus all kinds of tasty food and drink available from vegan stalls.

Tonight Josephine

276 user reviews 4

From burlesque balls and bottomless brunches to some of the booziest afternoon teas in London, Tonight Josephine is back with a bang this spring and they're set to bring you some suitably bonkers things to do.

Top Secret Comedy Club

233 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.

Brushstrokes and Nudes

6 user reviews 5

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.

The Reggae Brunch

1718 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.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

Looking for fun events in South London? Brockley's Rivoli Ballroom has you covered with a whole season of incredible movie nights. Whether you're looking for romantic classics or Fright Night specials, these quirky screenings have something for everyone.

Old Skl Brunch

99 user reviews 5

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.

The Exhibit

853 user reviews 4

Saturday Brunch Party and 4 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 Luna Cinema - London

45 user reviews 4

Whether you fancy doing something different with friends or keen for a romantic night out, The Luna Cinema is a cute and cosy pop-up in Kensington and Battersea. While chowing down on festive food and drink, you can catch a screening of your favourite yuletide flicks.

Bubba Oasis

10 user reviews 5

Whatever night of the week you head out to Bubba Oasis, the North London haunt will have a guaranteed buzz. On Friday nights, they host one helluva party with cracking tunes, and on Tuesdays and Sundays you can catch live music sets from new talent.

Hyper Reality

110 user reviews 5

Fancy yourself as a gaming wiz? Head on over to Hyper Reality where they're giving you the chance to chase scores, ride rollercoasters and explore new worlds with an exclusive two-hour all-access pass. Topping it off, there are plenty of refreshments for weary adventurers. 

Bashment Brunch

52 user reviews 4

If you're looking for fun events in London, Bashment Brunch is well worth checking out. Promising a Carnival feel from start to finish, the bottomless brunch event will have you grooving to banging tunes with endless rum punch and delicious Caribbean eats to accompany. 

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

260 user reviews 5

This July and August, Blingo is setting up shop in The Electric Ballroom for a fun night of light-hearted entertainment and RnB bangers. Head to the Camden spot and party with all your crew while taking part in dance offs, lip sync battles and more.

Live Band Karaoke!

16 user reviews 5

Channel your inner diva at this fun event in South and Central London. Live Band Karaoke will have you singing your favourite tunes with the backing of a full live band, giving you the full pop star fantasy in an inclusive setting.  

Ultimate Power

73 user reviews 4

Ultimate Power's DJs will take you on a ride through classics and anthems from the likes of Queen, Toto and Bonnie Tyler. This fun event in London is packed to the rafters with big ballads and banger after banger, so you'll be belting them out until the early hours.

Old Skool Events UK

21 user reviews 5

Taking over places across London this summer, Old Skool is back with a bang. Dress in your finest vintage 'fits and head down for a weekend celebration filled with DJs spinning classic tunes, massive games and plenty of delicious refreshments. 

Laugh Train Home Events

335 user reviews 5

For fun and funny events in London, look no further than Laugh Train Home, a comedy club that's supplying you and your mates with hilarious evenings that won't blow the bank. Head over to Battersea and watch a range of well-known and new comics.

Electric Shuffle

35 user reviews 5

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

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.

@ 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. 

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. 

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Thursday 16th December 2021

Looking for London's best things to do? Head over to Catford for an evening of quirky fun at The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar. Combining an escape room, immersive theatre and murder mystery into one, this event is bound to keep you and your mates entertained from start to finish.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 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.

Sherlock: The Official Live Game is one of the top fun events in London. Put your detective skills to the test by taking on the immersive adventure, indulging in an afternoon tea and mini mystery or playing a thrilling cocktail experience in the dedicated Mind Palace secret bar.

Bar Elba

253 user reviews 3

If you're searching for the best fun events in London this summer, make sure to check out what Bar Elba have in store. This sun-soaked rooftop bar in Waterloo boasts incredible views and tropical decor alongside unmissable events, handcrafted cocktails and juicy burgers. 

London Shuffle Club

737 user reviews 5

For a lot of fun on the lanes coupled with sourdough pizza, bottomless booze and plenty of brunching, you'll want to check out London Shuffle Club in Shoreditch. They're the perfect spot for a big group day out showing your competitive sides, all whilst you don a fitting coloured visor.

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 90's Brunch

225 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. 

between the bridges

127 user reviews 4

Twiddling your thumbs for fun things to do in London? Between The Bridges has got you sorted, offering up a mega season of crazy golf games, epic drag brunches and world-renowned DJs with beer garden drinks and food from some of the city's top restaurants.

The Big Bakes

1236 user reviews 5

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?

@ Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden on Saturday 11th and Saturday 18th December 2021

If sloshing steins in a Nordic-themed winter wonderland sounds like your idea of fun, then Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden has you covered. Enjoy a tasty brunch of themed street food and bottomless cocktails, all topped off with live entertainment and a marshmallow roasting pit.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

288 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 Old Queen's Head

117 user reviews 3

When it comes to finding fun events in London, The Old Queen's Head is always a great place to start. Head over to the Islington pub for comedy, quizzes and incredible drag brunches right through the season.

Shakeeoke

2 user reviews 4

Taking place at London Cocktail Clubs in Shoreditch and Soho, Shakeeoke is mixing things up with an immersive cocktail experience. Learn to make a mojito blindfolded while singing along to epic tunes, then get your fill of Pizza Pilgrim slices.

  BEYONCE BRUNCH

57 user reviews 4

@ Secret London Location on Saturday 1st January 2022 and 23 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 Book Club

19 user reviews 5

The Book Club is serving up some of the best events in London with its fun and wallet-friendly parties. From July, the Shoreditch venus will be playing host to a whole host of epic soirees, including clubbing experiences and raucous drag brunches.

Looking for fun things to do in London this winter? Jimmy's Snow Globes and The Refuge are back for another season of Alpine wining and dining. Hunker down in either a Thameside igloo or cosy chalet-inspired restaurant for the ultimate festive experience. 

The Bermondsey Bierkeller

12 user reviews 5

The guys over at The Bermondsey Bierkeller know how to throw one helluva night out. They dish up tasty German grub, quality steins of beer and so much more, with fantastic themed events coming up, such as their sing-a-long ABBA lunch.

DISCO BRUNCH

80 user reviews 3

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.