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.

Last updated on 20th May 2022

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Thursday 2nd June 2022

Quirky things to do in London don't get any better than a trip down the rabbit hole. With a ticket to The Hunt for The Smoking Caterpillar, you'll do just that, taking on this immersive theatre experience and comedy escape room in an alternative Wonderland.

London Bridge Rooftop

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Looking to catch stunning views of The Shard? Head to London Bridge's rooftop for post work tipples, food from The Black Pig With White Pearls and music from cracking DJs. It's the perfect way to embrace the warmer months while mingling and soaking up the sun.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

268 user reviews 5

Live your best life with some hip hop bingo at Blingo. Join the potty-mouthed pensioner Grandma Flash and her 87-year-old DJ and part-time lover, Harry Spelvin for some non-stop games, dance offs and a few lip sync battles. Need we say more?

The BBQ Club

432 user reviews 5

Head over to Southbank this summer and you're in for a super fun event with all your pals. You'll get the chance to whip up a 6-course meal with the help of chefs such as Aaron Middleton at Jimmy's BBQ Club, all in your own cabana and views of the Thames to boot.

Ninth Life

261 user reviews 4

Inspired by festival culture, this unique pub in Catford offers much more than a bit of food and drink. From street food in the courtyard to their nine-room interactive theatre experience, you'll certainly not be lacking in entertainment at Ninth Life.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

729 user reviews 4

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.

AIM Escape

7 user reviews 5

The newest kid on the London escape room block, AIM is the ultimate challenge for any budding MI6 recruits. Located in the heart of the city, this immersive venue features four different rooms with varying difficulties and themes - the perfect rainy day activity.

Dabbers Bingo

110 user reviews 4

One of the best things to do in London this spring and summer, Dabbers is back in business and they're bringing their brand of hilarious bingo to venues across the city. Alongside their standard sessions, they'll be upping the game come the weekend by throwing bottomless brunch into the mix.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Sunday 22nd May 2022 and 2 other dates

If you're looking for weird and wonderful things to do in the capital, look no further than this incredible 5D immersive experience. Decked out with cutting edge VR tech, incredible sets and a roster of live actors, the two-hour event will see you travelling through time and space and coming face to face with a Martian invasion.

Head down to Vauxhall this summer with the Food & Beer Garden is bringing you a top lineup of quirky events. From drag brunches to quirky bingo nights, the open-air venue is fronting a whole host of fun things to do in London.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 27th May 2022 and 13 other Fridays

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.

Pasta Remoli

24 user reviews 5

Unleash your inner chef at these fantastic Italian masterclasses from Pasta Remoli. Taking place at the restaurant in Ealing Broadway, you'll be taught how to create all kinds of different pasta the old fashioned way, then enjoy a lunch of your own making afterwards.

Searching for the best things to do in London? You can never go wrong with a bottomless brunch. Kings of all thing free-flowing booze, brekkie classics and party vibes, Impossible Things Entertainment are serving up a whole bunch of themed events, from Disney and Taylor Swift to 90s and Britney.


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If you're already planning winter shenanigans, make a trip to Fulham's Winterland on the top of your agenda. A seasonal pop-up for the masses, head on down for hot mulled wine, fondue in igloos, NYE parties and wild brunches galore.

The Reggae Brunch

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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.

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.

@ Salsa! Temple on Various dates from Saturday 28th May 2022

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.

Rooftop Film Club

24 user reviews 4

Upgrade your movie night by heading over to Roof East for a sky-high screening from Rooftop Film Club. Whether you decide on Moulin Rouge, Encanto or Goodfellas, you'll also get to enjoy beaut views and delicious refreshments.

London Craft Beer Cruise

157 user reviews 5

Looking for something fun to do in city? The London Craft Beer Cruises are giving you prime views of the Thames while enjoying brews, wine, cider and gin. You'll also get to learn about your favourite drinks while eating pub grub and relaxing.

  The Perfect Crime

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@ Theatre Deli Broadgate on Various dates from Wednesday 25th May 2022

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Ever wanted to commit the perfect crime? Now's your chance... Over at Theatre Deli Broadgate, immersive theatre and escape games have been combined for the ultimate heist experience. Assemble your crew and uncover the stolen Rembrandt for a reward.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

310 user reviews 5

Need plans? Sounds Familiar Music Quiz has got you covered. Head to their event with over 100 bangers from a range of decades, and a glorious party afterwards with plenty of bubbly, cocktails and nibbles.

Bored of regular trips to the boozer? Head to Barrio Bars across the city for their top-notch array of events, from bottomless bingo brunches to throwback karaoke. They also have a crackin' menu filled with fresh street food and cocktails galore.

Paint a Pic

21 user reviews 5

Discounts available on certain events

If you're a fan of all thing artsy or want to tap into your creative side, then have we got the event for you. Taking place in a variety of locations across London, Paint a Pic is hosted by a talented professional who will help you to gain some skills and create your own masterpiece over a fun afternoon. 

The Phoenix Arts Club

334 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do in Soho? Head over to The Phoenix Arts Club where they'll be bringing you a series of exceptional events in their basement space, including spicy cabaret nights and quirky afternoon teas.

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.

A bottomless brunch with a Beyoncé spin? Count us in. This exciting event will showcase an incredible tribute performance playing some of Queen B's top tracks, as well as a mighty menu of delicious grub. And if it could get any better, there will also be a whole hour of bottomless drinks.

The Big Bakes

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The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. You'll take part in a number of testing challenges... Will you whisk past your opponents?

The Exhibit

233 user reviews 4

From guided life drawing classes and free weeknight comedy events to drag and dine events and epic bottomless brunches, The Exhibit has got you covered when it comes to things to do in London. Venture to the Balham beauty and prepare for a fun afternoon or evening.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

246 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Friday 3rd June 2022 and 4 other dates

Ever wanted to party on a boat going down London's iconic river, soaking up the views while dancing at the same time? Well, now's your chance. Over at Silent Sounds' parties, you can dance the night away to house and disco bangers, as well as tip back tasty drinks and enjoy the vistas.

Bashment Brunch

54 user reviews 4

On the hunt for fun things to do in London? Bashment Brunch is one of our top picks. Get into the weekend spirit with a bottomless brunch event that oozes Carnival vibes thanks to its bashment soundtrack, bottomless rum punch and Caribbean menu.

House Of Burlesque

576 user reviews 5

Every Saturday, House of Burlesque will take over Madame Jojo's for a saucy evening of brilliant Speakeasy-style cabaret. With top quality acts, a happy hour between 6pm - 7pm and the option to dance the night away after the show, you're in for a great evening.

Live Band Karaoke!

26 user reviews 5

Looking for fun things to do this autumn? Join this night of live band karaoke for the ultimate post-pandemic knees up. The night will be taking over venues in Peckham and Central London for one of the city's most high-energy karaoke events.

Bar Elba

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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.

Want to do something different in London? Head to Shakespeare in the Gardens for an absolutely hilarious version of Taming of The Shrew or The Comedy of Errors, both of which feature a pretty talented lineup of actors.

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.

Rivoli Ballroom are serving up some of London's best events. Check out one of their Rouges disco and funk parties where you and your friends will be bopping to classics from the 70s and 80s within an impressive Grade II-listed venue.

  The Sunset Steam Express

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@ The Sunset Steam Express on Tuesday 24th May 2022 and 12 other Tuesdays

On the list of fun activities in London is The Sunset Express, a dining train experience that takes you out of the city and into the Surrey Hills. Think chowing down on a three-course meal of British classics, including Eton mess, chicken in a creamy tarragon sauce and veggie Wellington, all while admiring the view.

If you love painting and you love booze, then this is the night for you. Party N Paint let's you bring out your creative side with an evening of making art while you sip on prosecco, vodka shots and cocktails, all to the sounds of 90s bangers.

A night of

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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.

Nordic Bar

5 user reviews 5

Nordic Bar is back this spring and summer with some of the best fun events in London. The Fitzrovia bolthole is bringing you a whole season of hilarious events, form Eurovision viewing parties and Midsummer extravaganza to live sports.