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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for fun things to do this summer? Hop aboard London Bar Bus with your nearest and dearest. Not only will the 90-minute tour take you past some of the city's most iconic landmarks, but you'll get to enjoy a drink or two while you're at it.
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.
Looking for fun things to do in London? Head to Islington where The Old Queen's Head is making sure you're staying entertained throughout the season with themed quizzes and hilarious drag brunches.
Head into the heart of Bloomsbury and you'll find one of the best nights out in London. Housed in a retro-inspired bowling alley, The Bowl is an epic Friday night party featuring DJ sets from 1Xtra's finest, alongside plenty of pin-smashing and free karaoke.
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.
Looking for something fun to do in London? Well, Round To Rita's has more feelgood vibes than you can shake a stick at. Get down to The Royal George in Soho, where you'll be treated to a night of cabaret, spoof musicals, karaoke, disco tunes and immersive performance from theatre legend Rita Zeta-Jones.
Get dressed up to the nines and spend your night getting down to music from the likes of Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and Jackson 5 at Proud Cabaret City's Soul Supper. Tickets include a glass of fizz on arrival followed by two course of gourmet cuisine.
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.
If your calendar is looking a little bare, then The Hawk's Nest is a top spot to have some fun. Whether you fancy catch up drinks over pizza, want to prove your skills in Jenga or are keen for a little shopping, there's always something going on at this Shepherd's Bush hotspot.
Lip Sync Dance Battle has got you covered for IRL events and online experiences. Ideal for groups of mates, the bash will have you splitting into two troupes where you'll create a fun routine before fighting it out against each other to see who the winning squad are.
Looking for fun things to do in London? Pay homage to the beautiful game with this fun-filled footie experience. The interactive game will have you facing off against mates in an attempt to win eternal bragging rights, plus there's American-style grub waiting to reward your efforts.
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.
Oktoberfest season is nearly here, and you know what that means. Over at Electric Brixton, you can experience a beer-fuelled day of serious fun, drinking from steins at Bavarian beerhall tables, eating tasty sausages and partying to live music and DJs.
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.
Looking for fun things to do in London? Head to Electric Shuffle for round of high-tech shuffleboard in a stunning setting. As well as offering bites to eat and thirst-quenching cocktails, this place will add a dash of healthy competition to your weekend with its boozy brunches.
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.
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 Doctor's Orders is the event organiser behind some of London's biggest and best hip-hop bashes. Looking for fun things to do? Check out their schedule of boozy brunches, boat parties and pizza-filled clubbing extravaganzas.
Looking for fun things to do in London? Assemble a group and head on over to The Piano Works West End or Farringdon where you'll be serenaded by live musicians, with songs requested by the audience, while you dine on a slap-up meal.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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?
If you're on the hunt for things to do in London Bridge, The Bermondsey Bierkeller is a sensational spot for delicious German beers, tasty street food, live music and themed events, including their fabulous Oktoberfest celebrations.
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!
Spend an evening uncovering clues and sipping on sci-fi cocktails at The Grid, an immersive escape room event. A fun London activity, this gem will task you with stopping an evil HQ from unleashing machines on humanity.
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.
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.
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.
One of the best brunches in London, Supa Dupy Fly 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.
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.
A fun and quirky London event, this morning yoga class at Sky Garden is treating you to incredible City scenes and a soothing fitness session. What's more, it'll be taking place in a gorgeous 36-floor green haven, making for a very swish surrounding.
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.
If you're stuck for fun things to do this autumn, take refuge in some of the city's very best bars. London Cocktail Week is back this October, with an entire month dedicated to world-class venues showcasing their signature sips for a discounted price.
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.
What event? We haven't the foggiest what you're talking about... Especially not anything about a secret prohibition-themed party that's taking you on a trip back to the roaring twenties, complete with cabaret acts, delicious libations and live music galore.
Get ready for a night of dabbing and lip-syncing at That's Drag Bingo, a brilliant wallet-friendly event at The Red Lion in Barnet. Priced from just £2, the evening will have you and your pals letting loose as you enjoy performances from your hosts Orange Gina, Ariel Bold and Magik (with a k).
Looking for a fun event in London? You've met your match with The Comedy House Party, as you'll experience an immersive comedy night of ridiculous cabaret, musical comedy and party games like innuendo charades.
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.
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.
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.
With numerous board games, seven interconnecting rooms and a mega outdoor area, Draughts is a great shout for fun nights out in East London. Head here with your mates and enjoy two cocktails for £14 and an array of American and English classics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're on the hunt for a fun night out, then why not nab a ticket to one of Big Band Burlesque's performances? With a live jazz group and fabulous vocals, glamorous showgirls will strut their stuff for one helluva show.
Looking for fun things to do in West London? Treat yourself to a trip to Germany at Wunderbar Oktoberfest. The Bavarian-inspired haunt is the latest installation from the Pergola Paddington team, and comes complete with bottomless brunches, live music nights and Halloween parties.
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.
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.
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.