Hot Events List 2020

We don't want to jinx it but 2020 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 2020 for London and get ready to see a new side to our city.

Last updated on 17th January 2020

Get down to one of the hottest venues in London. Ballie Ballerson mixes giant ball pits with kitschy cocktails and awesome food in either Shoreditch, or their brand new site in Soho. Go for a tipple or book yourself a bottomless ball session, with unlimited pizza to boot. 

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

This pirate-inspired escapade will throw you in at the deep end. From the minds behind Alcotraz, Hidden Spirit will encourage you to drink your way through an unraveling story line, in which you must steal long-lost treasure from the watchful eye of the governor. Just make sure not to get caught. 

ABQ London

1 user review 5

Head inside the ABQ RV where you'll find a unique little cocktail bar ready to school you in the ins and outs of molecular mixology. Stir up a storm from the safety of your hazmat suit at this fully-immersive event.

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Sunday 19th January 2020

Head over to Chelsea where this unique cocktail bar is take you back to the Second World War. Enter the world of Bletchley Park where you'll be cracking codes. Get them right and find yourself rewarded with very creative cocktails.

@ Venue TBC on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th May 2020

Think you know your cocktails? Join the London Margarita Rumble for 2 hours of flowing tequila tipples before you cast your vote on the best bespoke drink from over 15 of the best bars and restaurants around. There's even food from James Cochran to keep you going.

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 will shake you up something grand.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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.

A pop up that moves seamlessly between seasons, Skylight is back for its summer run with outdoor games, great cocktails and the ultimate hangout if you're looking for great views.- wintertime? It's ice skating and igloos for you.

@ The Crypt On The Green on Thursday 5th March 2020

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Take a step back in time to the mullet-wearing, power suit-loving 80s with a night at The Crypt On The Green's immersive dinner experience. Over the evening you'll be treated to brilliant performances from The Shame Company whilst feast on fittingly-themed food - duck a l'orange and Eton Mess anyone?


90 user reviews 4

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

192 user reviews 5

Looking for something a little different? Blingo is bringing you bingo, beats and bling. Think epic dance-offs, dope lip sync battles and big prizes all set to a soundtrack of the biggest and best hip hop tunes.

The London Cabaret Club

197 user reviews 4

From a decadent Gatsby-themed soiree to show-stopping cabaret and even an Ascot special, The London Cabaret Club is pulling out all the stops. Expect live performances and an intimate dining experience like you've never seen before.

  Thames Lates

31 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and 4 other dates

All aboard this speedy Thames Rocket for an experience like you've seen before. Take in London's most legendary landmarks - from St Paul's to Canary Wharf - with music from a live DJ and refreshments from London Cocktail Club.

The Grand

853 user reviews 4

From 5ive live to iconic movie singalongs and even a Girls Aloud party with Nadine Coyle, this Clapham favourite has got quite the upcoming lineup. Grab your crew and get down to The Grand for a night to remember.

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Sunday 19th January 2020

Gordon Ramsay's London restaurant Bread Street Kitchen are giving you the chance to have an otherworldly dining experience. Hire out an actual space pod to sip on cocktails and graze on sharing pates for the perfect date night, birthday treat or group dinner.

If there's one thing that us Londoners can't get enough of, it's brunch. And with so many fabulous places to choose from, we don't see why every weekend shouldn't be filled with eggs benny, bloody marys and banging beats.

  The Cheese Crawl

13 user reviews 5

@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

From manchego to stilton and gorgonzola, we love all things cheese. Who doesn't? If you're like us, then you'll want a taste of this delicious event. Kicking off each Saturday, you'll be taken on a tour of the best shops around.

@ Ham Yard Hotel on Various dates from Friday 24th January 2020

Spend an evening sipping on delicious gin cocktails and taking in the sights of London from a private roof terrace as part of Ham Yard Hotel's newest winter pop-up with gin pros Sipsmith. They've even created a bespoke menu of hot and cold, low and no alcohol cocktails, including hot G&Ts and the Reverse Martini.

@ Kitchen Theory on Thursday 23rd January 2020 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 unique journey. 

Bashment Brunch

42 user reviews 4

One of the most anticipated brunch events in London, this new one from the Hip Hop Brunch team brings you bottomless booze, tasty food and big beats across a whole afternoon.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Sunday 19th January 2020

One of the best events in London this year, Secret Cinema are back with their latest project and they're taking on everyone's favourite Netflix show. Enter the world of Stranger Things complete with drinks, food, activities and stunning immersive sets for you to explore.