Hot Events List 2021

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 5th November 2021




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.

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.

Hyper Reality

110 user reviews 5

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.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

111 user reviews 5

Looking for fun nights out in London? The Vauxhall Comedy Club is one hot ticket, bringing you some hilarious events from some of the best up-and-coming stars on the circuit. Head here for a memorable experience topped off with delicious food and drink.

The London Cabaret Club

309 user reviews 4

From a decadent Gatsby-themed soiree to show-stopping cabaret and even a James Bond-inspired special, The London Cabaret Club is pulling out all the stops. Expect spellbinding live performances and a truly unique dining experience that's sure to have you coming back for more.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

All aboard Thames Rockets for an experience unlike any other. Enjoy a speedy ride whilst gawping at some of London's most legendary landmarks. Once on dry land, you'll be treated to music from a live DJ set and strong snifters from London Cocktail Club.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

260 user reviews 5

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.

Bashment Brunch

52 user reviews 4

Looking for the hottest events in London? Bashment Brunch should be your first port of call. Join them in a secret location for Carnival-style parting, complete with unlimited rum punch, Caribbean eats and a soundtrack of reggae, dancehall and soca tunes.

between the bridges

127 user reviews 4

Head to South Bank, where Between The Bridges is holding some of London's hottest summer events. We're talking brunches with RuPaul's Drag Race queens, live music nights with Gilles Peterson, Guilty Pleasures or Norman Jay MBE, crazy golf courses and plenty more.