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 28th July 2021

Can't decide where to go now that life is getting back to normal? This quiz has done the hard work for you. Consult The Bacardi Guide To Going Out (Again) to uncover your perfect match - whether you love Grey Goose cocktails on a beautiful terrace or prefer staying local with a garden party and sipping on a cocktail you had delivered to your door.

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!

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. 

Live Band Karaoke!

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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.


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When it comes to fun things to do in London, you can always count on London Cocktail Club for a good time. They'll be hosting an unmissable weekend celebration in the form of Proper Naughty Bottomless Brunch, a hilarious 00s-inspired treat complete with celeb impersonations. 

House Of Burlesque

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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.

Pop N Paint

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Fancy an afternoon spent creating a masterpiece and dancing to live DJs? Head over to one of Pop N Paint's creative events around London and you'll be treated to a light-hearted art class accompanied by club classics and fun games.

Dabbers Bingo

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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.

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. 

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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.

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.

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.

The Old Queen's Head

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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.

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.


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One of the best things to do in London this summer, Southern Fridays are the Americana-inspired nights out you won't want to miss. From live music nights to bourbon-laced boat trips, they're bringing you some of the best hoe-downs in the city this season.

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.

  Fuller's Brewery Tour (18+)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Wednesday 28th July 2021

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!

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 Luna Cinema - London

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Looking for quirky things to do in London? The Luna Cinema are coming to your aid with a whole season full of outdoor movie screenings. What's more, showings will be taking place at some of the capitals most gorgeous parks and green spaces.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 13th August 2021 and 31 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.

  London Bar Bus

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@ Tootbus on Various dates from Friday 30th July 2021

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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.

@ Salsa! Temple on Saturday 31st July 2021 and 5 other dates

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.

Cocktails in the City 2021

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Among the best things to do in London this summer, Cocktails in the City is the stuff of mixology lovers dreams. Taking over a plot in Bedford Square, this seasonal drinks experience is sorting you out with lavish libations and live music.


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One of the best summer pop-ups in London, The Courtyard is home to a whole host of fun things to do. Whether you fancy cheering on the England team at the Euros or sitting down with an afternoon tea to watch Wimbledon, this place has plenty to get excited about. 

The Phoenix Arts Club

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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.

Pop Up Screens

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If you're on the hunt for fun London events and activities, Pop Up Screens is bringing you outdoor movie nights dedicated to some your favourite flicks. With screenings in parks across the capital, you won't have to travel far for one of these cool open-air showings.

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Friday 30th July 2021 and 24 other Fridays

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.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 28th July 2021

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?