Fun Things To Do In London

We know, London can be a bit overwhelming. The bright shiny lights, the huge buildings, the pressing crowds and rush hour crushes - it's hard to focus with so much going on and with so much to choose from. Well, you're in luck, because we're here to hold your hand and guide you through the best events, the best things to do in London and the top new trends pervading their way through our buzzing, weird and wonderful capital. Check out our recommendations for the most fun things to do in London.

Last updated on 19th July 2018

3 events @ Neverland London with 64 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 26 Aug 2018

Head west for one of the funnest things to do in London this spring and summer. With bottomless brunches, yoga sessions, beer pong and much more, the Fulham Beach Club has everything you need to party your way through the warmer months.

15 events @ XOYO with 15 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 11 Oct 2018

Re-telling the story and music catalogues of some of the biggest names in the biz, the Reimagine collective front full 16-piece orchestras, epic choirs and live performers aplenty in tribute of some of the most famous names on the planet. 

@ May Fair Bar on Various dates

For a classy central London experience, head to Mayfair's May Fair Bar as their expert mixologists show you their tips and tricks for whipping up a cocktail storm. The evening will involve you making three tipples, along with tasters, canapes and a competition to win some gorgeous prizes.

  For King and Country

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@ COLAB Factory on Various dates

Dive into the centre of the action with this brilliant immersive theatre piece from COLAB Theatre as they take you back to the 1940s. The Germans have landed and are threatening to take over the entirety of Britain - it's up to you save King and Country.

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2 events @ St Martin-in-the-Fields with 2 upcoming dates starting on 27 Jul 2018

Experience the sounds and wonder of Vivaldi and Handel as they are brought to life in the spectacular St Martin-in-the-Fields by the London Musical Arts Ensemble and director John Landor.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

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@ Heaven on Various dates

Renowned throughout the city for bringing only the biggest names on the international circuit to the stage, it's no surprise that the star comics are queuing up to play the Covent Garden Comedy Club. Head along and laugh yourself silly as 4/5 acts take the stage - your ticket also offers 15% off at the Lulivo Italian restaurant for a pre-show meal.

Michel Roux Jr is widely known as one of the best chefs around and his cookery school will be teaching you the tricks of the trade. Located in the spot where Saturday Kitchen Live is filmed, the venue has a state-of-the-art kitchen, all the mod cons and is available for private hire as well as group classes.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates

The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. Taking inspiration from one of Britain's most iconic tv shows, the event will see guests take part in a number of testing challenges in order to find out who London's true star bakers are. Will you crumble under the pressure? Or will you whisk past your opponents?

4 events @ The Old Queen's Head with 4 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 23 Jul 2018

For a proper good giggle, head to The Old Queens Head where they'll be playing host to the third annual Laugh Out London Comedy Festival and bringing you seven days of the nation's finest acts.

24 events @ Secret London Location with 24 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 29 Dec 2018

Leave all your inhibitions at the door and dive head first into all the fun on offer at the Hip Hop brunch. Guests will first be treated to 3 courses of 'Dirty South' food, before enjoying fun rounds of Hip Hip karaoke and all your favourite urban acts. Certain to leave you full of booze, with a stomach that feels like it's about to burst and a great beat in your head, there are few better ways to spend a bank holiday weekend in London.

12 events @ Drink Shop & Do with 14 upcoming dates from 23 Jul 2018 until 24 Sep 2018

King's Cross venue Drink Shop & Do always know how to have a good time, from Mariah Carey inspired dance classes through to craft workshops.

Oddbins Events

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We know what you're thinking. Wine tastings are for old people who are boring. WRONG. The team at Oddbins offer something different entirely to your usual tutored tasting experience. You can choose whether you'd like wine, beer, spirits or other liquors to be the subject of your evening and you can enjoy a tailored party package for something fun to do in London (that still involves drinking). 

2 events @ AIM with 2 upcoming dates starting on 25 Jul 2018

Escape rooms just got more immersive, as AIM Escape put together some of the most exciting immersive and high tech rooms for you to escape from: think psychopath's horror-filled den, and a sinister underground bunker.

Bounce offers one of the most fun nights out in Shoreditch. It's an underground haven for eating, drinking and competitive socialising, where big groups of mates gather around one of 17 ping-pong tables and play into the night. There's also a 'gin palace' themed cocktail bar with a menu created by award-winning mixologists and a pizza counter specialising in authentic Italian pizzas and antipasti dishes. Got a big gang? Check out the Private Bottomless Brunch that gives you room hire, endless pizza and cocktails, along with games, for two glorious hours.

13 events @ 7 venues with 13 upcoming dates from 24 Jul 2018 until 27 Sep 2018

Dating with a difference, these fun singles events always make sure you've got something to do with your hands. From Cards Against Humanity dates, to cereal tasting and dirty Scrabble sessions, all the ice-breaking is done for you.

@ Flight Club Bloomsbury on Various dates

Weekend brunch just got even more fun as Flight Club add their ochres to it. The darts club is filling you up with endless pizza for two hours, prosecco and a go on their darts board, a perfect excuse to start your weekend shenanigans nice and early.

7 events @ 5 venues with 350 upcoming dates starting on 20 Jul 2018

Laugh along with award-winning comedians at this award-winning comedy night, with comedians from shows like Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, 8 Out of Ten Cats and more grace the stage.

@ The Medieval Banquet on Various dates

Had enough of the same old supper clubs? Try taking it back in time, all the way back to the Medieval period. The Vaults will be putting on a Sunday full of feasting, fighting and goblet banging at this unique immersive experience which includes a five-course meal and plenty of fun.

10 events @ Metro Garden Restaurant & Bar with 10 upcoming dates from 22 Jul 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

Enjoy a wonderful viewing of the best musicals of the last century at Metro Clapham, who are airing them all in their intimate garden setting, all while treating you to a drink, a hotdog and popcorn.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Various dates

Prepare to be scared like you've never been scared before! No, it's not walking down the streets of Croydon, you'll be going somewhere must scarier. Using the help of Ouija boards and other paranormal equipment, you'll be looking through some of the most haunted places in the city. Prepare for a tour of serial killers, mass graves and bloody executions.

9 events @ Aeronaut with 111 upcoming dates starting on 21 Jul 2018

Offering everything from bonkers bingo nights to eye-popping circus shows, this iconic Acton bar and event space offers a huge number of fun things to do in London.

Flight Club Shoreditch

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If you're short of activities and fancy something to keep you busy as you swill spirits, head down to Flight Club in Shoreditch or Bloomsbury. This is London's first and coolest darts bar, introducing you to the world of social gaming...with darts. There's a digital scoring system, games to be played and oches to be had - so team up. This. Is. Flight Club!

  Canal Party Club

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@ Canal Boat Party on Various dates

Have your very own private shindig on Regent's Canal and shake your stuff on a dance floor that rocks just as much as you do. Enjoy the balmy summer air with your best mates and soak up the golden rays and picturesque sights as you drift along one of London's greatest treasures.

  Strictly Come Drag Queen

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@ Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern on Various dates

It's time to get out the tiaras and microphones because Strictly Come Drag is here to brighten up your day. Taking place in secret basement bar Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern, the event will be an afternoon of shenanigans including lip syncing, towers of pancakes and bottomless booze.

6 events @ 6 venues with 11 upcoming dates from 27 Jul 2018 until 28 Sep 2018

With mullets, power ballads and air guitars, this anthem-filled night out in London is guaranteed to be a good time. Join in with Ultimate Power's mad atmosphere as Meatloaf, Bon Jovi and all the classics blast out.

@ The Candlemaker on Every Saturday

Any event that can say their host is called Tina Turner Tea Lady is a winner by our standards. The Candlemaker are about to get all the booze out for a bottomless brunch session with a difference. Hold tight for something fun to do in London as they get all steamy bingo as you knock back bubbles and bloody marys. 

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Various dates

This is a real fun thing to do in London if you love retro vibes, jive dancing to some of the hottest throwback bands around (and a dance class to get you in the mood) and a full night of nostalgic fun in one of the most iconic venues around.

@ SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Various dates

If drinking prosecco while soaking up the sights of a glorious aquarium sounds like a night out to you, then join SEA LIFE After Dark for an exclusive look at the aquarium. This adults-only event means you can explore the conservation at your own time, drink from the pop-up bars and traverse the scary Shark Walk!

@ Fullers Brewery on Various dates

Head to Chiswick to visit London's last remaining family brewery. Here you'll be given a fasinating glimpse into the heritage of the Fuller's brand as well as some engrossing insight into British beer-making. On top of that, with The Fuller's Griffin Brewery dating all the way back to 1828, it has some truly riveting stories to tell - hear them all whilst sampling a few pints of London's pride!

2 events @ TT Liquor with 2 upcoming dates starting on 21 Jul 2018

Whether you're looking to learn everything about rum, or how to make your own molecular cocktails, try one of T.T Liquor's fun East London events. 

@ School of Wok on Monday 23 July 2018

This epic cookery class and charity event will give you the lowdown on how to craft your very own Vietnamese street food favourites, and give back to those in need in the process.

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@ Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay on Saturday 21 July 2018

Ever fancied learning how to make your own Neapolitan pizzas? Well Pizza Pilgrims are here to give you a masterclass in just that. Head to their West India Quay restaurant for a day of dough-throwing and eating at this fun London event.

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 22 upcoming dates from 20 Jul 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

This cute and quirky event is one of the funnest things to do this spring in London. Enjoy a gorgeous night in the rooftop garden of the Brunel Museum complete with botanical cocktails and marshmallow toasting.

4 events @ The London Cabaret Club with 47 upcoming dates from 21 Mar 2017 until 22 Dec 2018

Very rarely will you get the opportunity to have a delicious meal while watching a truly unique show, until The London Cabaret Club came along. The show dives into the rich heritage of Britain in shows that are celebrations of its culture. Featuring premium production values, unique choreography and a delicious dinner – this is a night you won't forget.

If you're looking for a dining experience that's more than just food, Kenza should be your next outing. Serving up a Arabian themed wonderland of draped silks, plush cushions and indulgent Lebanese cuisines, Kenza is the perfect place to come for some atmospheric drinking and dining. Complete with belly dancers, you'll be transported to the Middle East. 

TT Liquor

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Fancy yourself as a bit a mixing maestro? You will do after this. Mixology Studios' cocktail-making class gives small groups their very own custom-built bars to work with (alongside providing each individual with their own equipment) - so there's no taking turns here; this is two hours of continuous mixing and tasting! Master the basics before learning more complex techniques. By the end of the class, have a crack at making 'the best cocktail of the day!'

@ SINK - Paul Street on Every Thursday

Feel like asserting your beer-pong dominance, but a little strapped for cash? Here's your answer folks, as the Shoreditch Pub Crawl lays on 2-4-1 tickets on Thursdays. Coming in at the equivalent of £6 per person, you'll enjoy free entry to four bars and free shots, as well as plenty of drinking game antics.

11 events @ Secret London Location with 11 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

Pull on your baggy jeans and Fred-and-Perry hats, the 90s Brunch is an event that celebrates all out favourite things about an iconic decade. Certain to leave you beaming from ear to ear, the event revolves around a home cooked brunch offering, rounded off by huge 90s tracks - R Kelly, Destiny's Child etc - and a few frivolous rounds of lip-syncing.

@ Shrek's Adventure! London on Friday 2 November 2018

Take a trip back to your childhood with another group of big kids as you enter the land of Shrek for a crazy immersive experience. After accepting your welcome drink, Donkey will take you on a jaw-dropping 4D bus ride. If you make it through that hilarious journey, you'll end up in the Poison Apple Pub, where you can have a shot or two with the bar maid Doris (the ugly step-sister!)

1 events @ Jazz Cafe with 3 upcoming dates starting on 05 Aug 2018

With a huge roster of live music and DJs, The Jazz Cafe has been bringing London some of the best sounds for well over a decade. They are continuing their legacy with the best soul bands come Fridays; head to this spot for dinner and drinks before watching the amazing live shows.

2 events @ 2 venues with 100 upcoming dates from 19 Jul 2018 until 06 Sep 2018

Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry? 

Lucky Voice Karaoke Soho

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Try something a little different to do in London as one of the best karaoke brands in the business promises a night on the tiles to remember. The night to unleash your inner diva, Lucky Voice Karaoke in Soho promises unrivaled karaoke booths, a waitress service and more as their playlist promises the belting of ballads a-plenty. 

6 events @ The Exhibit with 34 upcoming dates starting on 21 Jul 2018

The Exhibit is the definition of fun things to do in London. Join them for a whole host of activities, whether that's dinner followed by cinema screenings of all kinds of films, to drag queen brunches, to disco party extravaganzas. 

15 events @ Secret London Location with 15 upcoming dates from 28 Jul 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

If you're looking for fun things to do in London, look no further than this amazing garage brunch. Enjoy an afternoon of delicious food and bottomless drinks to a soundtrack of the best classic garage.

4 events @ 2 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 23 Jul 2018 until 27 Aug 2018

For a fun night out in London, this series of musical tributes are a fantastic shout. From Lauryn Hill tribute nights to evening of Reggae and R&B there's something for every musical taste.

2 events @ 2 venues with 79 upcoming dates from 24 Jul 2018 until 10 Sep 2019

Taking place in pubs across London, Laugh Train Home is a hilarious and intimate way of discovering new stand-ups. The event has seen the likes of Reginald D Hunter and Sara Pascoe among others entertain guests, and always puts on a cracking line-up.

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