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 11th December 2019

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Various dates from Saturday 15th February 2020

Silent Sounds is what happens when you combine sight seeing with amazing music, taking you down the Thames past amazing London landmarks while supplying the music on several different channels ranging from disco classics to hardcore house.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 15th December 2019

Be immersed hook, line and sinker, in this all new pirate-inspired voyage from the minds behind Alcotraz. This drinking experience will see you attempt to steal long-lost treasure form the grasp of the governor, just make sure not to get caught. 

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Wednesday 18th December 2019

An escape room manned by bizarro Alice in Wonderland types, this quirky activity wants you to hunt down a mysterious caterpillar by any means necessary whether it be begging, stealing, blackmailing or borrowing.


46 user reviews 4

Re-telling the story and music catalogues of some of the biggest names in the biz, the Reimagine collective front full 16-piece orchestras, epic choirs and live performers aplenty in tribute of some of the most famous names on the planet. 

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

97 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Saturday 21st December 2019

Renowned throughout the city for bringing only the biggest names on the international circuit to the stage, it's no surprise that the star comics are queuing up to play the Covent Garden Comedy Club. Head along and laugh yourself silly as 4/5 acts take the stage - your ticket also offers 15% off at the Lulivo Italian restaurant for a pre-show meal.

  Japanese Whisky Masterclass

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@ Map Maison on Various dates from Sunday 15th December 2019

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.

  Fuller's Tasting Tour (Over 18)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Monday 16th December 2019

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!

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 Greatest Brunch

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@ Secret London Location on Saturday 28th December 2019 and 11 other Saturdays

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. 

@ 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. 

  Lady Gala Bingo

74 user reviews 4

@ Concrete on Friday 20th December 2019 and 7 other Fridays

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.

The Mind Palace

95 user reviews 5

Happy Hour Specials and 1 other offer

Looking for fun things to do in London? Head west where this hidden cocktail bar is transporting you to another world. Located in Shepherd's Bush, The Mind Palace is an immersive speakeasy centred on Sherlock Holmes. Think tasty bar snacks and inspired cocktails.

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.

@ Draft House The Queen Charlotte on Every Saturday

Brunch is the food of Gods. And beer is the drink... So together, this makes one hell of a boozy brunch in London from the Draft House Charlotte. Guzzle down a paddle of 6 1/3 pints of craft beers and then make way for the main course of big burgers with fries. All for £15 as well? Fun in London doesn't need to cost a lot. 

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 13th February 2020 and 4 other Thursdays

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 Big London Bake

546 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Sunday 15th December 2019

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 Medieval Banquet

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@ The Ivory Vaults on Various dates from Friday 27th December 2019

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. 

  Strictly Come Drag Queen

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@ Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern on Saturday 21st December 2019

It's time to get out the tiaras and microphones because Strictly Come Drag is here to brighten up your day. Taking place in secret basement bar Dr Kluger's Olde Town Tavern, the event will be an afternoon of shenanigans including lip syncing, towers of pancakes and bottomless booze.

Lost Boys Pizza

45 user reviews 5

Hanging around in North London? Then check out the quirky Lost Boys Pizza, the fun joint that cooks up charcoal black pizza, host boozy film screenings and bottomless bingo games.

Bounce, Old Street

882 user reviews 5

Ping Pong and Packages and 2 other offers

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. There's also a 'gin palace' themed cocktail bar with a menu created by award-winning mixologists and a pizza counter specialising in authentic Italian pizzas and antipasti dishes. Got a big gang? Check out the Private Bottomless Brunch that gives you room hire, endless pizza and cocktails, along with games, for two glorious hours.

TT Liquor

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Fancy yourself as a bit a mixing maestro? You will do after this. Mixology Studios' cocktail-making class gives small groups their very own custom-built bars to work with (alongside providing each individual with their own equipment) - so there's no taking turns here; this is two hours of continuous mixing and tasting! Master the basics before learning more complex techniques. By the end of the class, have a crack at making 'the best cocktail of the day!'

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

485 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.

@ Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf on Various dates from Thursday 20th February 2020

Trade in an afternoon sessions worth of pennies for a ticket to this incredible and incredibly important exhibition at Southbank's OXO Tower. The five-storey immersive show will look at current global environmental issues, animal species extinction, reviving the space race and potential solutions and alternate futures. 

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 27th December 2019 and 24 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.

A night of

91 user reviews 4

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.

Drink Shop Do

53 user reviews 4

King's Cross venue Drink Shop & Do always know how to have a good time, from Mariah Carey inspired dance classes through to craft workshops.

Ultimate Power

43 user reviews 5

With mullets, power ballads and air guitars, this anthem-filled night out in London is guaranteed to be a good time. Join in with Ultimate Power's mad atmosphere as Meatloaf, Bon Jovi and all the classics blast out.

London Shuffle

570 user reviews 5

Shuffle away the hours at this super fun London activity bar. With shuffleboards, pizzas, cocktails and a hefty dose of competition, the London Shuffle Club is the only place to really fall out with your friends and family.

The Exhibit

143 user reviews 4

The Exhibit is the definition of fun things to do in London. Join them for a whole host of activities, whether that's dinner followed by cinema screenings of all kinds of films, to drag queen brunches, to disco party extravaganzas. 

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.

Laugh Train Home Events

209 user reviews 5

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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Sunday 15th December 2019

Head down to London Bridge where this hands-on pottery class will have you throwing clay like a pro in no time. Join your teacher, Paddy, as he guides you through the process of making some fab ceramics.