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.
Fulham Beach is one of the best places to go this summer in London, offering a plethora of unique events, parties and nights out. Situated right on the Thames, this South London pop-up will keep you coming back for its beachside vibe, stunning cocktails and delicious pizza.
If you're short of activities and fancy something to keep you busy as you swill spirits, head down to Flight Club. 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!
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.
Not only does Alcotraz offer one of the most creative immersive experiences in the city, but it's also home to some of the best cocktails too. Whether it's date night or after-work drinks, try something a little different and get to know this prison-themed spot.
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.
One of London's best crazy golf experiences is back this autumn and winter. Plonk will be taking over venues from London Fields to Forest Hill to bring you hilarious putting challenges and plenty of day-glo fun throughout the season.
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?
Spend your Saturday eating, drinking and celebrating the queen of pop at this Lady Gaga-inspired bottomless brunch. Proud Embankment will be joined by the world's number one impersonator and a number of fierce drag queens and they put on one hell of a show whilst you sip away on 90 minutes of bottomless booze.
Head to a secret London location where the Reggae Brunch will be kicking off with a whole afternoon of delicious food, unlimited rum cocktails and the very best in Reggae, Soca, Calypso and Bashment from some excellent DJs.
One of the best things to do in London this season, the West End Musical Brunch is coming live to your living room with a star-studded lineup of West End talent. Join them for a serious singalong session that will kickstart your Saturday fun.
From singing your heart out at Gospeloke to dancing the night away at Musical Bingo (some nights spent on a rooftop terrace), Agency Unknown is on hand to make sure your nights out in London are anything but boring.
Get yourself down to this secret location where they'll be laying on another round of their epic West End musical brunch. With tasty food, bottomless bubbles and non-stop live show tunes, any musical maniacs will be in heaven.
One of the best brunches in London, Rock The Belles are back with their R'n'Brunch Party and it's set to be a doozy. Get stuck into drinks, dining and at-the-table dancing at the DJ collective bring you non-stop hip hop and R'n'B all afternoon.
If you're looking for a quirky night out in London, check out Concrete where Lady G Bingo is back once again. From massive party anthems and wild dance-offs to mouthwatering pizza and a whole load of sass, this is bingo but not as you know it.
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.
An at home experience quite like no other, Celestial Cinemas are now delivering movie magic kits direct to your door. Hampers include a 72-inch screen along with a mini projector unit and plenty of snacks and sips to keep you entertained all night long.
Join the Karaoke Hole for some of the craziest, camp, Stars In Their Eyes ridiculousness around, with several drag superstars leading the night, some amazing songs on karaoke, special effects to keep it glam and amazing cocktails on tap to keep the fun rolling.
Featuring a talk, tastings and some cocktail shaking, this Japanese whisky masterclass is a great way to learn more about your favourite spirit. Sample some premium Japanese whiskies and even try your hand at mixing them into a delicious drink.
Whether you're on a work do or celebrating someone's birthday, Locked in a Room will entertain every single member of your group. Head over to ExCeL to find two scenarios split between 13 rooms, from beating government agents through to saving London from a mad scientist.
Pair your boozy brunch with an exhibition of biological rarities, courtesy of The Greatest Brunch. This unbelievably fun experience promises immersive characters, West End singers, dancers and cabaret acts, with a whole load of surprises up their sleeves.
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.
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.
Whether you're looking for a date night destination, or somewhere to host a group night out, Lost Brixton is the venue for you. Sat atop the area's famous market, this hidden spot is decked out with gorgeous flowers, long sharing benches and gorgeous fairy lights.
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!
If you're on the hunt for fun things to do this summer in London, let Bar Elba be your first point of call. Taking up a stunning rooftop spot in Central London, this sun-soaked bar promises everything from weekend bottomless brunches right through to suppertime sessions.
Whether you're looking to shake up date night or breathe a new lease of life into your weekend antics, Moonshine Saloon is the fun London experience that you need on your radar. Join wanted man, Clyde Cassidy, and embark on a great American trip where bespoke cocktails await.
Using the latest in cutting edge technology, Puttshack brings you a mini golf experience like no other. Brought to you by the crafty team behind Bounce, this West London bar is a drinking, dining and sporting hub for the future.
The Prince is not just a pretty face, in fact it also happens to be one of London's funnest places to hang out. Settle down under the stunning floral pergola and delve into their selection of four street food vendors with a banging happy hour to make your night even better.
You can't go wrong with Swingers when looking for things to do in the City, where you can enjoy two 9-hole crazy golf courses, five amazing cocktail bars, a two-storey club house and all the street food vendors you need. You can also hang out in their seaside-themed West End location.
Lucky Voice has proven time and again that it is one of the most fun places in London. Providing strong cocktails, a dressing up box and a soundproof room, you and your mates have just got to turn up and sing your heart out.
One of London's best-loved rooftop terraces Skylight Tobacco Dock offers classic lawn games, summertime sips and plush private booths - perfect for small groups. Head here as the sunsets to take in the impressive views in style.
Discover some of London's best musicians singing the classics and their own work at this fun event. Taking inspiration from different American musical eras, the immersive experience will have you dress up, watch live music and enjoy themed food and drink throughout.
Take on the ultimate indoor go karting track in London at Teamsport which houses a 800m multilevel track. Gather your mates and zoom away a la Mario and crew to win the title of top racer and earn a place at the top of the leaderboard.
Twiddling your thumbs for things to do around London? This online escape game is bringing the fun to you, offering you and five other mates an action-packed evening that'll see you direct actual real-life people around a number of places as they attempt to beat the clock.