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 8th September 2020




@ THE BEST COCKTAIL BARS on Thu, 1st Oct 2020 - Sat, 31st Oct 2020

One of the best things to do in London this autumn, this incredible drinks festival is treating the city to a month of miraculous concoctions from some of the world's best bars. Bringing together the very finest establishment on the capital's cocktail scene, wristband holders will be able to nab themselves some incredible £6 sips.

@ 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. 

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.

Sipsmith

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Sipsmith are hosting a series of ginspirational virtual cocktail classes that simply must be attended by any budding mixologist. Not only will you learn all about the art of mixing gin concoctions, but you'll also pick up plenty of useful tips and tricks to use afterwards. 

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.

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 and 2 other dates

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.

@ The Electric Ballroom on Saturday 3rd October 2020 and 3 other Saturdays

If you're in need of a little more fun this October, look no further than Camden Oktoberfest. Returning to North London once more, it's bringing the best of the famous Bavarian beer festival to The Electric Ballroom with plenty of food, drink and dressing up, as well as a few surprises.

Locked in a Room

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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. 

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Friday 25th September 2020

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.

AIM Escape

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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.

  Fuller's Tasting Tour (Over 18)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Monday 21st September 2020

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!

Offering a very unique take on the outdoor film screening, Openaire is the only place to be if you're looking for boats and blockbusters this summer. Climb aboard a self-driving boat and catch some of your favourite flicks from the heart of Merchant Sqaure, Paddington.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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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.

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.

  The Medieval Banquet

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@ The Ivory Vaults on Various dates from Thursday 1st October 2020

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Take a step back in time and dine like a knight at the round table as the Medieval Banquet makes a mighty return to London. Promising a live show, four-courses of feasting, flowing wine and ale, and a late-night disco, it sure is one quirky experience for history buffs. 

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!

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.

Laugh Train Home Events

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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.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 21st September 2020

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?

The Prince

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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.

  Last Man Standing - Aeronaut

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@ Aeronaut on Friday 25th September 2020 and 2 other Fridays

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.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Monday 21st September 2020

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.  

DeliverMyNight

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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.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 13th November 2020 and 27 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.

Ninth Life

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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.

  The Cheese Crawl

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@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

If you're cheese mad, we got you. A cheese crawl that'll have you salivating from beginning to end, enjoy expert knowledge, tasters and secret spots aplenty in this fun walking tour dedicated to all things dairy.