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Hot Events List 2018
We don't want to jinx it but 2018 is shaping up to be one hot year if these upcoming events in London are anything to go by. From immersive theatre through to massive 1920s parties, there's so many things to do in London that there's never excuse to stay at home. Make this the best year ever - read our hot events list 2018 for London and get ready to see a new side to our city.
Enter a criminal underworld and do you your best to not croak, as you and your team try to gather evidence, crack clues, and meet shady characters as you try to solve the case around this illicit gambling den – and try to save it!
Doing exactly as their name suggests, this musical collective reimagine the stories of some of music history's biggest legends and best soundtracks, via full 16-piece orchestras, epic live performances and nostalgic sets aplenty from the likes of Daft Punk and Stranger Things.
If it's world class cocktails you're after, then this summer series which brings New York staple Dante to the heart of London will be right up your street. Experience the East Coast's finest on the roof terrace and you can even tuck into an exclusive weekend brunch.
Sample Long John Silver's tasiest dishes at this quirky supperclub. There's cocktails, four courses, Literary Hour surprises and culinary treats at this pop up which aims to take you on an island adventure.
Go-karting has been given a huge upgrade at this west London hangout. This summer, Queen's has one of the hottest events in London - with this ice-karting extravaganza made for big-kids and younger ones alike.
The London Shuffle Club is back in East London and this time it's planning to stick around. Check out their permanent venue, which will include plenty of lanes to try the fun game, alongside pizzas and cocktails for sustenance.
One of the biggest immersive dining events of the year, this stunning evening will feed you, ply you with tasty cocktails and take you on a journey through heaven and hell that ends with the ultimate Underworld party.
Lollipop are back with another amazing concept as they take on the world of AI. The founders of the Breaking Bad themed bar and The Bletchley are turning their to robots, creating an escape room concept.
Treat yourself to a little springtime croquet or summer pétanque as Tobacco Dock opens up its new rooftop terrace for fun, games and plenty of sun-drenched good times at one of the best events in London this year.
Head to an atmospheric shaft underneath the Thames for some of the most exciting adventure documentaries ever made. Located below The Brunel Museum, you'll also get the chance to sample the gorgeous roof garden complete with campfire marshmallows and wild cocktails.
Head to Fulham this summer for sun, sand and bottomless brunches. Try your hand at shuffleboard, table tennis, golf and even Prosecco pong, as Neverland brings you one of the hottest London events on 2018.
Nomad Cinema is bringing you another series of beautiful films in beautiful locations. Follow the travelling cinema as it goes from cemetery to lido to park with a gorgeous selection of films.
The longest multi-dimensional dining project ever. This weird, wacky, crazy, quirky, devious and delicious culinary adventure will take you through 6 immersive levels, 5 courses, a palette cleanser and a welcome cocktail in 130 minutes. With a secret location, a hidden bar and a very important quest to complete, it's one of the most unique London events of the year.
East Ham's largest soft play area has just got better, with trampolines, laser mazes, ninja warrior obstacle courses, foam pits and more, all with amazing music and smoke machines to create an insane start to Friday night.
Don't worry about getting dolled up, this is prison. You'll be dressed in orange jumpsuits, put into cells… and then the fun can begin. Smuggle your favourite bottle of alcohol into this high security prison and one of the inmates can shake you up something grand. Just don't get caught!
There are few rules in the Wild West, and this secret cocktail bar is emulating the lawlessness with their speakeasy style pop-up. From gambling dens through to cowboys, step inside for an epic immersive experience.
Some people say that a bus tour is one of the best ways to see London, but those people hadn't been on a Ghost Bus Tour before. From comedy and creepy moments to great views of the city, this is one hell of a way to travel in London.
It's the zombie apocalypse and you've got one hour to make it out alive. Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is the high-intensity and fast-paced escape room game which involves escaping from a live chained zombie, the only problem is his chain is getting longer and longer...
Thought you had London Dungeons figured out? Think again with this adults-only event. The iconic venue is staying open late as Sweeny Todd and co come to cause trouble, there's cocktails and the rides will whizz your round.
Unlike anything in the supper-club world, The Gastrophysics Chef's Table is an experience for all your senses. Through the evening you will be fed 10 courses prepared by Michelin trained chefs, all while projections, sounds and aromas take you on a journey.
Nothing says summer like a good old fashioned barbecue, so why not do it in style? Jimmy's BBQ Club is back on the South Bank with a stunning interactive tasting menu including miso aubergines, lobster, 'proper' kebabs and marshmallow toasting.
Taking place in a secret London location is the brunch that everyone is talking about. The Hip Hop brunch combines people's two loves: delicious and decadent food in the form of a three-course 'Dirty South' brunch menu and a hip hop soundtrack. If you think you've got what it takes, storm the stage during hip hop karaoke, and enjoy an hour of bottomless cocktails when you're done.
The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. Inspired by one of the most popular shows in Britain, guests will be set a number of challenges by the event's talented professionals in order to find out who is London's true star baker. Immortality is only a scone's throw away; don't crumble under the pressure.
One of the top events in London this summer, this quirky pop up brings you tasty cocktails with a very chocolate-y twist. Head to Covent Garden for a sweet adventure into cocoa cocktails at the gorgeous No Such Place.
Craft Beer has stepped into the spotlight for 2018 and Bermondsey Microbrewery Craft Beer Tasting Experience is topping our list of hot events for 2018. The event takes you to not one but four breweries, shows you behind the scenes and most importantly doles out the tasters - all in the name of learning of course.
There aren't many a more wild party experience in London than with the It's Unknown collective. Known for their all-out, colourful and creative bashes - join them at a series of events this year, including Gospeloke, Musical Bingo, wild house party-themed affairs and more.
Calling all mezcal lovers: this festival is back for the second year and there's more tastings, takeovers and tipples than ever. Spread across the city, this isn't one to miss.
If you love RnB or hip hop, you have to go to Supa Dupa Fly. Hosting some of the hottest events around, they've attracted everyone from Rita Ora and Disclosure to Amerie and Professor Green.
FEST Camden might be new on the London nightlife scene but it's already making its mark with a hot line-up of events, including Grease singalong nights, Cabaret show stoppers and cheesy pop nights.
From Dalston down to Catford, Little Nan's has been brightening up our London weekends with its quirky retro theme and stellar cocktail list. With six venues to choose from, the bar isn't all mad interiors and cracking tunes, they also host eccentric events - try the afternoon tea for award-winning cakes and teacup tipples.
Gin-House Burlesque is putting old-school glamour back into cabaret and burlesque as their performers channel the spirit of Parisian performers and American greats. Taking place in a secret Shoreditch members club, this is a top choice for things to do in London.
The Candlelight Club is one of London's most popular events and it's not hard to see why. Held across secret locations, the evening is a 1920s affair with live swing bands, a swanky dinner and inventive cocktails; put on your fanciest trilby or flapper dress and get ready to party like it's the Prohibition.
Let your hair down with a vibrant night at Musical Bingo, where the aim of the game is to cross off as many venues as possible. Get stuck into the songs, with a different theme each round, and take your chances to win.
Will you be able to solve the case of criminal mastermind Marty Orri at this immersive espionage thriller? You only have 60 minutes to crack the case, so gather your closest friends and get to work.
Secret Cinema is taking you to back in time to Venice Beach 1996, where Romeo + Juliet takes place. Dress as your favourite character as you explore film sets and interact with all the characters before an immersive screening.