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.
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!
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.
Head down to Vauxhall this August where this gorgeous beer garden will be rolling out the red carpet for actual drag royalty. On top of the afternoon's entertainment, you and your group of either 4 or 6 will also be treated to tasty cocktails and international street eats.
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.
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.
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.
Get ready to eat, drink and be merry as Pergola Paddington transforms into 'Miracle on Kingdom Street'. Expect a winter wonderland adorned with snow-covered pine trees and cosy private chalets. And if you're in the mood to dance? There's also a massive beer halls - with sloshing steins, live DJs and plenty of tasty Bavarian bites,
If you're a fan of immersive escape rooms, this is certainly something fun to do in London. Imagine that you and your pals have been sentenced to life in prison, your task is to work against the clock and get yourselves out, with less than 60 minutes to do so.
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.
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.
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.
The perfect gift for a loved one or rainy day activity, Camden Town's brewery tour is giving pint devotees the chance to learn all about their favourite sips. Explore the machinery before learning the art of tasting, finishing up with a pint poured directly from the tank.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're looking for a quirky night out in London, check out Concrete where Lady Gala 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.
From unusual date nights to after-work drinks with a twist, this is one of the best things to do in London. Head to Shepherd's Bush where The Case of the Poisoned Chalice is taking over The Mind Palace with a Sherlock Holmes cocktail experience.
Bored of the same old dishes and TV shows? We're here to elevate your social distancing boredom with DeliverMyNight. Expect all sorts of activities, events and delivered goods; from quarantine cocktails and brunch to baking tutorials and sexy classes.
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.
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.
One of the best things to do in London this autumn and winter, Dante's In Furlough is the new immersive production from The Vaults team. Head over to Waterloo where you'll find a handily-placed hellmouth waiting to transport you to the wedding of the millenium.
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!
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.
Assemble a squad of top-notch team members and head over to Acton's Aeronaut this September for a quiz night unlike any other. Last Man Standing is the city's hottest, fast-paced, raucous and action packed quiz made up of wacky games, head-scratching rounds and heaps of laughs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get down to this iconic Brixton for a night of Musical Bingo filled with mystery questions, entertaining rounds and grand prizes. Hosted by energetic presenters, you'll be listening out for various tunes, so do something a little different and spice up your mid-week routine.
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.
If you love a good old scary film then this is right up your alley... taking place from the 23rd October to the 8th November, Peckham's Forbidden Forest Cinema will be showing a series of Halloween classics within their wonderfully immersive venue.
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.
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.
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?
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.