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.

Last updated on 17th August 2018

14 events @ XOYO with 14 upcoming dates from 25 Aug 2018 until 23 Oct 2018

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. 

1 events @ Ham Yard Hotel with 1 upcoming dates starting on 19 Aug 2018

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.

6 events @ 2 venues with 145 upcoming dates from 19 Aug 2018 until 11 Nov 2018

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.

  Adventure Films Underground

11 user reviews 4

@ Brunel Shaft on Thursday 23rd and Thursday 30th August 2018

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.

3 events @ Neverland London with 47 upcoming dates from 19 Aug 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

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.

9 events @ 4 venues with 11 upcoming dates from 30 Aug 2018 until 14 Sep 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.

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Tuesday 18th September 2018

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.

2 events @ Flip Out London E6 with 72 upcoming dates starting on 24 Aug 2018

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.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Sunday 19th August 2018

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!

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8 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 8 upcoming dates from 19 Aug 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

Across four months, four genres of Garage, Icons, Disco & Carnival will be celebrated on South London's favourite...

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 19th August 2018

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...

@ Kitchen Theory on Friday 24th August 2018 and 5 other dates

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. 

24 events @ Secret London Location with 24 upcoming dates from 25 Aug 2018 until 29 Dec 2018

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

180 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Sunday 19th August 2018

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.

@ Meet inside the Marquis of Wellington Pub on Every Saturday

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.

9 events @ 8 venues with 26 upcoming dates from 23 Aug 2018 until 20 Dec 2018

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.

16 events @ 15 venues with 17 upcoming dates from 10 Sep 2018 until 15 Sep 2018

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.

18 events @ 14 venues with 54 upcoming dates starting on 25 Aug 2018

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.

39 events @ FEST Camden with 49 upcoming dates from 21 Aug 2018 until 30 Nov 2018

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.

10 events @ 3 venues with 365 upcoming dates from 30 Dec 2017 until 14 Dec 2018

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.

3 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 3 upcoming dates starting on 07 Sep 2018

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

147 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 15th September 2018

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.

@ Concrete on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and 4 other Thursdays

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.

6 events @ Secret Location with 300 upcoming dates from 19 Aug 2018 until 07 Oct 2018

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 London Location on Sunday 19th August 2018 and 3 other dates

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.