Hot Events List 2023

It's fair to say that it's been one hell of a rollercoaster year so far. But it'll take more than a global pandemic to stop the capital's finest bars, pop-ups and party spots from bringing you some of the best experiences going. Don't believe us? See for yourself with our list of London's hottest events, where you'll find a treasure trove of immersive evenings, outdoor cinemas, rooftop brunches and urban beaches waiting to whisk you away from reality.

Last updated on 24th March 2023

Hackney Funhouse

Molecular mixology, hip hop tunes and lab coats... head to Hackney Funhouse for an immersive cocktail experience like no other. Inspired by Breaking Bad, ABQ will have you bubbling and boiling your own potent concoctions whilst donning a stylish hazmat suit.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Two-One-Two

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

Don't worry about getting dolled up, this is prison. Throughout Alcotraz you'll be dressed in orange jumpsuits and tasked with smuggling in your favourite bottle of alcohol past shady characters. Manage to get it in and your bravery will be rewarded with a drink from a mixology inmate.


A pop-up that moves seamlessly between seasons, Skylight is offering a summer of outdoor games, great cocktails and knockout views at Tobacco Dock. Come winter? The rooftop bar transforms into a wonderland of igloo and ice skating delights.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

One of the hottest events in London this year, hip hop bingo heads, Blingo, are back with more of their hilarious antics. Taking over venues across the capital, the team will be bringing you dabbing, dancing and an incredible soundtrack.

The Big Bakes

Consider yourself something of a baking pro? Put your cake-making skills to the test at one of The Big London Bake's events, where you'll compete to create a dazzling treat over 90 minutes. Will you succeed or will you crumble under the pressure?

Hyper Reality

Looking to upgrade your nights out this summer? Head over to Hyper Reality where the Stepney VR bar is offering two hours of unlimited access to their three themed gaming zones, with experiences ranging from wizarding adventures to zombie shootouts.


Searching for some of the city's hottest events? Look no further than Proud Cabaret City. This wonderful venue offers a cracking lineup of shows and performances, where they'll flaunt some of the capital's top talents. Enjoy all this with a scrumptious multi-course meal in tow.

Supercharged VR

@ SuperchargedVR on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

Save 10% on ticket Weekend General Admission: 13.00-14.00 - Grand Prix with discount code INSTA10

Fancy a totally epic immersive experience in Leyton? Supercharged VR brings the Grand Prix experience to you with its full-motion platforms and virtual reality. Go head to head against your mates with your car and track of choice.